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2014-06-09 12:26:58

U-Maryland Student is selected from record number of applicants ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest, an information company central to global research, has awarded the 2014 Roger K. Summit Scholarship to Erin Zerhusen, an MLIS student at the University of Maryland. The scholarship -- named in honor of Dialog founder Roger K. Summit, a pioneer in developing online information retrieval services - received a record number of applicants in 2014. It will be presented...

2014-06-07 23:02:05

Leader in online education to fund the development of 100+ community-based driver education programs in US Public Libraries. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 07, 2014 Today, Driving-Tests.org launched a new public service initiative - the Community Based Online Driver Education Program - to provide public libraries with funding for the development of high-quality online driver education programs. In response, Amie Thomas, MLS, the Public Services Administrator at the Brownsburg Public Library...

2014-06-05 08:34:01

LOS ANGELES, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LAC Group, the Leader in Information Curation and Knowledge Management, today announces the expansion of its Library as a Service ("LaaS") platform for law firms and corporations. With the addition of Soutron, LAC's LaaS includes a spectrum of capabilities encompassing traditional on-site staffing and library management as well as cloud-based content delivery platforms and LAC's distributed network of North American and UK-based researchers,...

2014-06-04 23:11:35

Early Data Analyzer 1.6 incorporates "near dupe" analysis and email threading New York, NY (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 LexisNexis® Legal & Professional, a leading global provider of content and technology solutions, today announced the release of a new version of LexisNexis® Early Data Analyzer software that enables litigation customers to drive down electronic discovery costs by using new, state-of-the-art “near-duplicate” document analysis and email threading...

2014-06-02 12:25:55

Austin American Statesman archive is added to ProQuest® Historical Newspapers collection ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time, researchers will have online access to the digital archive of the Austin American Statesman as ProQuest adds the acclaimed daily to its Historical Newspapers collection. As the leading newspaper in the state capital of Austin and central Texas, the historical Austin American Statesman provides researchers with a unique, regional...

2014-05-30 23:15:23

BiblioLabs® announces expansion in library adoption of BiblioBoard, with new state-wide programs in Massachusetts, North Carolina and Arizona. Charleston, South Carolina (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 BiblioLabs® announces further expansion of BiblioBoard, the award-winning mobile and web platform for libraries, with innovative programs now underway in three states, including the first-ever geo-location program for eBooks. BiblioBoard launched in March 2013 and immediately gained...

2014-05-29 23:04:56

Britannica Digital Learning has made it easier for U.S. schools and libraries to browse and purchase its educational products with a new e-commerce site at shop.eb.com. Chicago, Ill. (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Britannica Digital Learning has made it easier for U.S. schools and libraries to browse and purchase its educational products with a new e-commerce site at shop.eb.com. The site allows teachers, principals, district administrators and librarians to examine more than a thousand products...

2014-05-28 08:36:43

Company Increased Cases Closed By 25%, Up From 60,000 in March 2014 SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rightscorp (OTCQB: RIHT), the leading provider of monetization services for artists and holders of copyrighted Intellectual Property (IP), announced today that it has closed over 75,000 cases of copyright infringement to date, up from 60,000 in March 2014, representing a 25% growth in an approximate 2-month time span. The Company currently receives settlement...

2014-05-22 23:06:50

SELF-e™ will allow self-published authors to connect with public libraries and their patrons. Charleston, South Carolina (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 In advance of the 2014 Book Expo America (BEA), BiblioBoard® and Library Journal have partnered to launch SELF-e™, an innovative eBook discovery service connecting self-published authors with public libraries and their patrons. Using SELF-e’s submission portal, authors can submit their self-published eBook(s) directly, and Library Journal...

2014-05-22 23:02:55

LEID Products invests in enhancements to its iLibrary Kiosk – the heart of its secure, rugged and tamper proof self-service library access system. Auburn Hills, MI (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 LEID Products, LLC, the leader in electronic locker and cabinet storage with biometric asset protection and control, today announced version 3.0 of its iLibrary Kiosk. The iLibrary kiosk is used in conjunction with LEID’s Electronic Modular Access Units to offer a complete self-service ‘Express...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.