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2013-12-11 23:27:34

AWE's Early Literacy Station computers provide technology exposure, early learning skills, and school readiness for young children Chester, PA (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 AWE announced today that a total of 107 Early Literacy Station™ computers have been acquired by public libraries across Indiana as part of a funding-assistance plan administered by the Indiana State Library. The Indiana State Library offered a subsidy of $499 per Early Literacy Station to all public libraries in the...

2013-12-03 23:02:59

The Massachusetts Library System together with the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioner’s (MBLC) Statewide Resource Sharing Committee have chosen BiblioLabs’ flagship product BiblioBoard to participate in the MA eBook Project, an innovative project designed to expand access to eBooks for the state's multi-type libraries. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 The Massachusetts Library System together with the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioner’s (MBLC)...

2013-11-21 23:30:00

“Turn the Page: Your E-book Future Done Right” explores the industry’s first completely integrated e-content solution. Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Polaris Library Systems, a trusted provider of library automation software, invites academic, private and public libraries to attend a 3M co-sponsored webcast hosted by the Library Journal. The webcast, “Turn the Page: Your E-book Future Done Right,” will explore the Polaris and 3M partnership and the impact it has on...

2013-11-21 23:01:38

New partnership with Bluewater Productions delivers PatronsFirst Content. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Over the past decade, the graphic novel category has become one of the fastest growing at public, academic, and school libraries alike. More recently, libraries around the world have been signing on to the ReadersFirst movement, which supports simplified and cross platform patron access to books and other library materials. Now, in a project the participants say combines...

2013-11-19 23:21:57

Ingram Content Group Inc. today announced that Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) has selected its MyiLibrary® e-content platform for the distribution of thousands of e-books to libraries worldwide. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Ingram Content Group Inc. today announced that Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) has selected its MyiLibrary® e-content platform for the distribution of thousands of e-books to libraries worldwide. “We are delighted to expand our e-book...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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