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2014-01-28 23:31:46

Fourth Annual Literacy Award Spotlights Creative Programs Conducted by Public Libraries Chester, PA (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 AWE, Inc. is pleased to announce the winner of the 2013 awe inspiring: AWE’s Literacy Success Award. The winner of the third annual award is Homewood Public Library in Homewood, Ill. A panel of five judges selected the winner. Homewood Public Library will be presented the award at the Public Library Association (PLA) Conference in March in Indianapolis, Ind. As...

2014-01-28 23:22:20

Outstanding Features in EBSCO eBooks Deciding Factor Ipswich, MA (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 The American University of Kuwait (AUK), an independent, private and coeducational liberal arts institution of higher education, has selected EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) as its e-book supplier for 2014. The university spent many months evaluating different e-book collections from various suppliers. American University of Kuwait Collection Development Librarian Mr. Thomas Cherian Kutty says...

2014-01-24 23:04:18

EDS Chosen to Provide More Quality Information for LOUIS users and Better Discoverability of LOUIS Resources Ipswich, Mass. (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 LOUIS: The Louisiana Library Network has chosen EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) from EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) to improve discoverability and help promote LOUIS resources to students and other departments. LOUIS is a partnership with academic libraries, state & private libraries, and museums & archives in the state of...

2014-01-24 12:22:10

ProQuest partners with University of Denver's Levine-Clark to uncover ebook behavior PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to ebooks, social sciences far outperform humanities and STM in the percentage of titles used and the average amount of use per book. However, users working with ebooks on STM subjects tend to be more active with their books in each session, downloading or printing content, etc. These are among the findings of new research from Michael...

2014-01-23 23:03:41

In advance of the 2014 American Library Association (ALA) mid-winter conference, BiblioLabs® announces the signing of over 370 additional publishers to its BiblioBoard platform in the last quarter of 2013. This expands BiblioBoard’s digital content by over 125,000 recently published eBooks in addition to tens of thousands of thematically curated photos, documents, sounds, videos and other ephemera already offered by the award-winning platform. Charleston, South Carolina (PRWEB)...

2014-01-22 23:25:00

Libraries to Experience a Greater Sense of Community, Value and Identity in the New Year Philadelphia, P.A. (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Polaris Library Systems, a trusted provider of library automation software, designates 2014 as a Year of Connection to help redefine and strengthen the role libraries play within the community. Polaris will unveil its Year of Connection at the American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter Meeting, demonstrating how every decision the company makes, in terms...

2014-01-22 12:22:40

Rapid global adoption validates demand by libraries for a comprehensive collection assessment service SEATTLE, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- University libraries around the world will be implementing a new best in class collection analytics service from ProQuest. Launched late last year, Intota(TM) Assessment provides tools that enable libraries to showcase the value of their collections and demonstrate return on investment for their collection budget. The company reported strong market...

2014-01-22 08:25:32

TORONTO, Jan. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - The CNIB Library has introduced an easier and faster way to get DAISY audiobooks called Direct to Player. As with all CNIB Library services, Direct to Player is free for all users. This new way of downloading will allow users to get DAISY audiobooks directly on their players without having to use a computer or wait for a CD in the mail. The Direct to Player service removes the need for users to order books through the CNIB Library, which means less...

2014-01-21 23:28:40

AWE's early literacy station computers provide early learning skills, technology exposure, and school readiness for young children. Chester, PA (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 AWE has announced that the Allen County Public Library (ACPL), headquartered in Fort Wayne, Ind., has implemented 20 of AWE’s Early Literacy Station™ computers within its library system of 14 locations. The Early Literacy Station is an all-in-one computer system designed for children approximately 2-8 years old....

2014-01-17 23:03:48

BiblioLabs® announces major platform upgrades to BiblioBoard, the award-winning mobile and web platform for libraries, in advance of this year’s 2014 American Library Association (ALA) mid-winter conference. Charleston, South Carolina (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 BiblioLabs® announces major platform upgrades to BiblioBoard, the award-winning mobile and web platform for libraries, in advance of this year’s 2014 American Library Association (ALA) mid-winter conference. The company...


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