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2014-08-14 23:09:03

Library adds a total of 11 Early Literacy Station™ and 8 AfterSchool Edge™ touchscreen computers, which provide hundreds of early learning activities, school-readiness support, homework help, and self-guided learning for young children Chester, PA (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 The Elko-Lander-Eureka County Library System in Elko, Nev., has announced the acquisition of 19 all-in-one touchscreen computers for children from AWE. The new AWE computers, which include 11 Early Literacy Station™...

2014-08-14 23:04:38

New Milford Public Library in partnership with Recorded Books announces the availability of eAudio, eBook service OneClickdigital and online continuing education service Universal Class. New Milford, CT (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 New Milford Public Library, in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD), is pleased to announce the availability of two electronic resources: OneClickdigital and Universal Class. OneClickdigital is an online service that allows patrons...

2014-08-11 23:05:22

Windsor Locks Public Library in partnership with Recorded Books offers Zinio for Libraries, a digital magazine service offering multi-user access to popular publications. Windsor Locks, CT (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Windsor Locks Public Library, in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD), is pleased to offer Zinio for Libraries, a digital magazine service offering multi-user access to popular publications. “The Windsor Locks Public Library is thrilled to be...

2014-08-08 23:04:52

Adams Free Library in partnership with Recorded Books announces the availability of online sign-language and language learning resources Signing Savvy and Transparent Language Online. Adams, MA (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 Adams Free Library, in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD), is pleased to announce the availability of two electronic language resources: Signing Savvy and Transparent Language Online. Signing Savvy is a comprehensive sign-language resource...

2014-08-07 12:32:33

EAST LANSING, Mich., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Michigan State University Libraries have selected the Summon(®) discovery service from ProQuest for implementation at the nation's pioneer land-grant university. The service launched at the beginning of this month with a number of activities planned to educate students and faculty about this new tool. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120620/DE27948LOGO-a The Summon service provides a single entry point into nearly all of a...

2014-07-29 08:28:13

-- Integration with Axis 360 provides seamless on-the-go experience for users on smartphones and tablets -- CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker & Taylor, the premier worldwide distributor of digital and print books and entertainment products, announced today that it has integrated its Axis 360 digital media platform with Boopsie, the leading mobile app platform-as-a-service provider for libraries worldwide....

2014-07-24 08:29:10

- Enhancement allows libraries to control availability of shared content - CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker & Taylor, the premier worldwide distributor of digital and print books and entertainment products, announced today that it has developed a new function for its Axis 360 digital media service giving libraries using a shared collection the power to filter out content they wish to exclude from their Axis 360 platform....

2014-07-16 12:25:52

CONTOOCOOK, N.H., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- YBP Library Services (YBP), the academic division of Baker & Taylor, is proud to announce that the University of Toronto Libraries has selected YBP as its primary supplier of academic titles published in the United States and United Kingdom. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140716/127667 The University of Toronto Libraries, one of the largest research libraries in North America and the largest library in Canada, selected YBP...

2014-07-14 12:25:49

-- Robust implementation at Howard County Library, MD sets new benchmark for digital platform integration with ILS partners -- CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker & Taylor, the premier worldwide distributor of digital and print books and entertainment products, announced today that API integration between its Axis 360 digital media platform and Innovative's Polaris ILS has been completed, achieving a new milestone in simplified patron experience and digital...

2014-07-08 23:02:03

ARL Member to Upgrade Discovery Experience for All Users College Station, Texas (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 The Texas A&M University Libraries, including the Dee J. Kelly Law Library, has selected EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) to provide students and faculty with upgraded access to articles, books, images, video and other resources. The library will migrate from Primo Central to EDS in order to provide a better overall experience to students and researchers of every discipline and at every...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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