Latest Library Stories

2013-10-29 23:33:47

Stickney-Forest View Public Library District in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books launches eBook, eAudiobook service OneClickdigital, online continuing education service Universal Class and language learning resource Transparent Language Online. Stickney, IL (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Stickney-Forest View Public Library District (Stickney, IL), in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD), is pleased to introduce three new electronic resources:...

2013-10-25 23:24:04

Patrons able to browse physical and digital collections in the library catalog. Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 Polaris Library Systems announces a new partnership with OverDrive to offer libraries another integrated e-content solution within the library catalog. Polaris Library Systems, a trusted provider of technology solutions for academic, private and public libraries, will employ OverDrive’s Discovery APIs and Circulation APIs (application programming interfaces) to create a...

2013-10-22 23:31:18

AWE's Early Literacy Station computers provide technology exposure, early learning skills, and school readiness for young children. Chester, PA (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Eastern Oklahoma District Library System (EODLS) has acquired 10 of AWE's Early Literacy Station™ touchscreen computers. The Early Literacy Station is a comprehensive educational solution loaded with over 60 educational software titles for kids ages two to eight. The Early Literacy Station offers children a safe,...

2013-10-17 23:27:23

Proliferation of online resources poses challenges and opportunities for postsecondary and K-12 education providers. Centennial, CO (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 In an era of digitization and online content, the roles of libraries and librarians are changing. Today’s students need more guidance in establishing strong information literacy skills, and library staff remain on the frontlines of instilling rigorous research practices in students. Jones eGlobal Library, builder of trusted digital...

2013-10-17 23:19:07

Worldreader receives grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to discover if e-readers and local books in Africa’s libraries help eradicate illiteracy in the developing world. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 Worldreader (worldreader.org), the nonprofit aiming to end illiteracy by providing digital books to children and families throughout the developing world, today announced a new grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to test what could be a...

2013-10-15 23:34:27

Concord Public Library in Partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books Launches Online Language Learning Resource Transparent Language Online Concord, NH (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Concord Public Library (Concord, NH), in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD), is pleased to announce the availability of Transparent Language Online for Libraries, the most complete language-learning solution available anywhere. Transparent Language is a highly regarded and...

Word of the Day
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'