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2014-06-27 16:23:10

Market leaders expand agreement to provide highly regarded resources for libraries, researchers, and family history enthusiasts PROVO, Utah and ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ancestry, the world's largest online family history resource, and ProQuest announced today an expanded agreement to create broader and deeper opportunities to deliver premier genealogy resources to libraries worldwide. Under the new multi-year agreement, ProQuest will be distributor of both...

2014-06-27 08:23:54

Digital access to more than a century of "Stat Abs" and journalist reporting on pivotal decades of Atlanta's history provide rich, new insights for researchers ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest unique primary sources that enable scholars to improve their research outcomes with expanded historical archives of newspaper content and an inventive new statistical archive. Historical Statistical Abstracts of the U.S. digitizes more than 130 years of Statistical...

2014-06-26 23:06:17

EDS and Sirsi Dynix Chosen as Discovery Solution for 77 Member Library Consortium Ipswich, Mass. (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 SWAN (System Wide Automated Network) in Illinois has chosen EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) and Sirsi Dynix to offer its 77 member libraries a flexible option for their discovery needs. The seamless interoperability of EBSCO Discovery Service from EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) and SirsiDynix’s eResource Central solution will provide improved discovery and delivery...

2014-06-26 23:06:13

EBSCO to Provide a New Free Database Providing Indexing for More Than 100,000 Dissertations Accepted by American Universities Between 1933 and 1955 IPSWICH, Mass. (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 The H.W. Wilson Foundation has announced that it will fund the digitization of the print index Doctoral Dissertations Accepted by American Universities (DDAAU) under a new agreement with EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO). EBSCO will digitize the content and build a free database in cooperation with the...

2014-06-26 23:04:52

EBSCO’s Policy for Metadata Sharing and Collaboration with Discovery Service Vendors in Line with ODI Goals IPSWICH, Mass. (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) fully supports the final recommendations of the Open Discovery Initiative (ODI) working group for best practices for discovery services. EBSCO participated in the ODI Committee and the resulting recommendations are in line with EBSCO’s open policies around metadata sharing and vendor cooperation. ODI sets...

2014-06-26 12:31:38

RUSA recognizes professional dedication and expertise in genealogical reference and research ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Reference and User Services Association, (RUSA), a Division of the American Library Association, announced William (Bill) Forsyth, director of product management for ProQuest, is the recipient of the Genealogical Publishing Company award. The award, $1,500 and a citation donated by the Genealogical Publishing Company and sponsored by the...

2014-06-26 12:26:10

Showcasing another step in integration of ebrary and EBL, new Reader reveals close collaboration with users MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest continues to innovate the use of ebooks in research, launching a beta version of its new ebook reader, developed with extensive user input and debuting on the ebrary® platform. The ebrary Reader delivers a modern experience, with a simple interface, intuitive navigation and user-centered design. The Reader...

2014-06-25 23:16:46

In advance of the 2014 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference, Library Journal (LJ) and BiblioBoard are pleased to announce the launch of beta versions of the LJ SELF-e platform and curation service at the following library systems: Los Angeles Public Library, San Diego County Public Library, Cuyahoga County Public Library, Arizona State Library through Reading Arizona; and statewide in Massachusetts through the Massachusetts eBook Project. Charleston, South Carolina (PRWEB)...

2014-06-25 23:11:22

Britannica Digital Learning today announced a revised edition of Britannica Student Encyclopedia, its award-winning reference set for grades 3-8. Chicago, Ill. (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Britannica Digital Learning today announced a revised edition of Britannica Student Encyclopedia, its award-winning reference set for grades 3-8. The 16-volume set includes a host of revisions, including articles on Australia, David Beckham, Barack Obama, Syria, Egypt, Libya, Mars, Pope and the Williams...

2014-06-25 23:07:27

LEID Products to showcase the iLibrary System – an innovative self-service express library solution - to show librarians how to maintain budget while expanding library services and hours to patrons in bordering communities. Auburn Hills, MI (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 LEID Products, LLC, the leader of electronic locker and cabinet storage with biometric asset protection and control, today announced it will attend the 2014 American Libraries Association Annual Conference, taking place June 26...


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reremouse
  • A bat.
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