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2013-08-19 23:04:31

Surpass 7.0 has users in mind with incorporation of e-book systems CALHOUN, Ga. (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 Surpass Software announces the launch of version 7.0 of its library automation packages with new features that focus on e-book integration. The upgrade also introduces dozens of features requested by users. “Surpass users are going to be so pleased with Surpass’ e-book integration,” said Jarrett Volzer, President of Surpass Sales and Marketing. “We recognize the growing...

2013-08-15 23:03:05

Lane (Ohio) Libraries give AtoZdabases high marks for value, easy-to-use searches. OMAHA, Neb. (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 At the Lane Libraries, AtoZdatabases has become a popular and effective addition to the institution's collection of reference databases. Chip Kruthoffer, Lane's head of systems, is pleased that subscribing to AtoZdatabases in lieu of a competing service has saved the library money and opened new avenues for patrons with a variety of research needs....

2013-08-13 23:00:46

BiblioLabs, a Charleston Digital Corridor member company, announces partnership with Jisc Collections. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 Lecturers, learners and researchers across the UK now have access to over 14,000 additional full text e-books and thousands of pages of primary source material on their tablets and mobile devices thanks to a new partnership agreement between Jisc Collections and BiblioLabs. The partnership, which is rooted in pushing forward the Digital Humanities,...

2013-08-02 23:01:21

Using LEID Products Access.it Electronic Lockers and iLibrary Computer Kiosk, North Carolina Public Library Introduces Innovative Standalone Self-service Branch to Better Serve Granville County Patrons Auburn Hills, MI (PRWEB) August 02, 2013 LEID Products, LLC., the leader in electronic locker and cabinet storage with biometric asset protection and control, today announced Granville County Public Library will introduce two Express Library locations to patrons through the introduction of...

2013-07-30 23:04:04

Databases offer a variety of complimentary, user-friendly functions for Virginia library patrons. (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 Librarian Dana Brumbelow isn’t keeping quiet about the versatile advantages of AtoZdatabases for her northern Virginia patrons. In her “Secrets of the Library” column published Saturday, July 27 in the Star Exponent newspaper, Brumbelow explains how the AtoZdatabases system in place at the Culpeper County Library can be used as a no-charge alternative to expensive...

2013-07-24 23:04:17

Agreement Will Make Digital Archives from BiblioLabs Easier to Discover. Ipswich, MA. (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) announces an agreement with BiblioLabs that will give more people access to high quality, historical content and enable libraries, museums and other institutions to make digital content from their internal repositories available to others. Metadata from BiblioLab’s historical content will be searchable via EBSCO Discovery Service™ and EBSCO...

2013-07-23 23:01:01

A newly completed robotic book retrieval system is one of the technological highlights of Liberty University's new Jerry Falwell Library, which is currently under construction. The system uses three cranes to store and retrieve bins (a total of 4,200 bins) filled with items such as books and historical artifacts, and the system has a capacity for approximately 420,000 items. Lynchburg, VA (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 One of the technological highlights of Liberty University’s new $50...


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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