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Younger Americans And Public Libraries Pew Research Report

Younger Americans And Public Libraries: Pew Research Report

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers are fascinated by Americans between the ages of 16 to 29 because of their advanced technology habits, their racial and ethnic diversity, their social attitudes and their looser...

Latest Library Stories

2014-09-20 23:00:28

Libraries are no longer outdated collections of dusty printed books. The Nashville Public Library and many other libraries nationwide prove that libraries can be reinvented in resourceful ways that promote learning for 21st-century readers. New York City, NY (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 7 Speed Reading™ salutes the efforts of the Nashville Public Library and 23 other libraries for modernizing and strengthening a library’s purpose for learning with the creation of learning labs that...

2014-09-12 12:24:16

Adopt a School Celebrates Sixth Anniversary: Challenges Schools Across Canada to Engage their Communities for a Chance to Win an Additional $10,000 TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The Indigo Love of Reading Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of its Adopt a School program, celebrating its sixth anniversary this year. From Sept. 14 to Oct. 4 Indigo, Chapters and Coles locations across Canada will invite Canadians to make donations in-stores as well as online at...

2014-09-08 23:04:59

EBSCO and Innovative Partnership Create Perfect Discovery Solution for Consortium IPSWICH, Mass. (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Member Libraries in the SEALS Consortium, located in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, have selected EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) via Innovative’s Encore Duet. The SEALS Consortium includes Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, University of Fort Hare, Walter Sisulu University and Rhodes University. Library staff at the member libraries evaluated other...

2014-09-08 08:27:04

Publisher and philanthropist is remembered for legendary reference works, advocacy for libraries and hallmark literary events GROSSE POINTE, Mich., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Frederick Gale Ruffner, Jr., whose legendary directories and literary resources transformed library reference service around the world, died August 12, 2014 in Detroit, MI. He was 88. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140905/143543 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140905/143544 Mr....

2014-09-04 08:27:32

Grants available to libraries to fund programs and resources for adult English language learners in Dollar General communities CHICAGO, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With assistance of a $327,512 grant awarded from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation to the American Library Association, libraries are now eligible to apply for grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 to support programs aimed at enhancing adult literacy through The American Dream Starts @ your library®...

2014-09-03 08:30:34

Library Media Specialist Michelle Colte is recognized for her innovative use of technology and exceptional community engagement at Hale Kula Elementary School NEW YORK, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- School Library Journal today announced the winners of the first annual School Librarian of the Year Award, which honors K-12 school library professionals for outstanding achievement and the exemplary use of 21st- century tools and services to engage students toward fostering multiple literacies....

2014-09-02 23:07:03

Burlington Public Library in partnership with Recorded Books announces the availability of eAudio, eBook service OneClickdigital and digital magazine service Zinio for Libraries. Burlington, CT (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Burlington Public Library has partnered with RBdigital from Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD) to deliver two new electronic resources: Zinio for Libraries and OneClickdigital. Zinio for Libraries, awarded Best New Database of 2012 by Library Journal, is billed as the...

2014-08-26 23:17:09

Harrison County now has a total of 30 AWE Early Literacy Stations™— which provide computer skills, school readiness, and early learning fun for young children— throughout its library system. Chester, PA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The Harrison County Library System in Gulfport, Miss., has added nine new Early Literacy Stations™ to its library system. They are all Bilingual Spanish editions. With the addition of these nine AWE Early Literacy Station touchscreen computers, the Harrison...

2014-08-26 23:07:17

Agreement between Choice and EBSCO Highlights Best in Scholarly Titles Reviewed by Choice IPSWICH, Mass. (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 An agreement between Choice magazine, a publication of the Association of College and Research Libraries (a division of the American Library Association) and EBSCO Information Services will highlight the EBSCO eBooks™ that have been named Choice Outstanding Academic Titles. This agreement will allow librarians to easily identify and acquire the titles that...

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™...


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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.