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2014-10-30 12:25:41

~ The One-Stop-Shop for Digital Magazines Allows Library Patrons to Browse the Latest Issues of the Most Sought After Magazines IPSWICH, Mass., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its tradition of working with libraries to help patrons find the content they want as quickly and conveniently as possible, EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is introducing Flipster(TM), which allows library patrons to browse the latest issues of high quality digital versions of popular magazines,...

2014-10-27 23:05:37

EDS Ties into University’s Mission to ‘Foster Independent Learning’ by Finding Accurate Information Easily IPSWICH, Mass. (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) announces that East Central University (ECU) has chosen EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) as its discovery service. With relevancy-ranked results, an abundant amount of customization options and a comprehensive one-stop discovery experience, EDS is a tool that allows ECU students to focus on the quality...

2014-10-27 23:02:07

eReflect and the 7 Speed Reading™ developers discuss the reading habits of Millennials and other demographic groups, highlighting the reading habits of those in the 16-to-29 age bracket. New York City, NY (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 eReflect reveals that young people aged 16 to 29 resemble their grandparents in one important way: despite their tech-based lifestyles, they still engage in book reading at a level similar to older generations. 43% of Millennials report reading a book daily, a...

2014-10-22 23:02:56

Library’s Brook Park Branch to host SELF-e launch event for indie authors on Sunday, October 26th at 1:30 p.m. Parma, OH (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Cuyahoga County Public Library (CCPL) is pleased to be the first library system in Ohio to make the SELF-e digital self-publishing platform available to its cardholders free of charge. The innovative SELF-e platform, created by Library Journal in collaboration with BiblioBoard®, offers indie authors and aspiring writers the opportunity to...

2014-10-21 23:07:24

Mansfield Public Library in partnership with Recorded Books launches OneClickdigital, Zinio, IndieFlix and Universal Class Mansfield Center, CT (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Mansfield Public Library has partnered with RBdigital from Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD) to deliver four exciting electronic resources: Zinio for Libraries, OneClickdigital, IndieFlix and Universal Class. OneClickdigital provides patrons at Mansfield Public Library free access to eAudio and eBooks at home, in the...

2014-10-20 08:39:39

NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LearningExpress, LLC announced today that Minitex has expanded its Electronic Library of Minnesota (ELM) offerings by adding LearningExpress Library(TM), Job & Career Accelerator, and Computer Skills Center to help individuals achieve their academic, career, and personal goals. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141017/152883LOGO Minnesota State Librarian Jennifer Nelson said, "Not only do children have to go back to school, sometimes...

2014-10-17 23:04:04

Grand Island Public Library in partnership with Recorded Books announces the availability of OneClickdigital, an online service that allows patrons to check out eAudio and eBooks. Grand Island, NE (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Grand Island Public Library partners with Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD) to offer OneClickdigital, an online service that allows patrons to check out eAudio and eBooks, including best-sellers, Recorded Books exclusives, classics, selections for children and young...

2014-10-16 23:09:50

The new feature will allow users to showcase catalogs in a simple, elegant fashion, while still enhancing productivity and helping users attract more readers. (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 FlipHTML5 has introduced a new feature to complement its flipbook software – a Bookcase to show off users’ digital catalogs. The Bookcase, which can be embedded on a users’ personal website after they sign up, displays self-made catalogs in a simple, wooden setting, allowing for easy organization and a...

2014-10-16 23:03:57

Farmington Libraries now offers no-charge access to BiblioBoard Library to all patrons at both its main branch and the Barney Library. BiblioBoard Library is an easy-to-use platform that allows Farmington Libraries to offer high quality content to patrons digitally, via an intuitive consumer-grade interface. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Farmington Libraries now offers free access to BiblioBoard Library to all patrons at both its main branch and the Barney Library. BiblioBoard...

2014-10-13 23:05:00

Wasatch County Library, in partnership with Recorded Books, launches IndieFlix for Libraries, a premier online streaming movie service. Heber City, UT (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Wasatch County Library partners with Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD) to offer IndieFlix for Libraries, a premier online streaming service provider of award-winning independent films, shorts and documentaries from around the world. Through the library's website, Wasatch County Library patrons have...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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