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2013-06-24 23:03:28

LEID Products to Display Revolutionary Self-Service Mini Library Branch Featuring Access.it Electronic Lockers and Innovative iLibrary Kiosk which Provide Public Libraries with an Affordable Option to Expand Community Access to Library Materials Auburn Hills, MI (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 LEID Products, LLC, the leader of electronic locker and cabinet storage with biometric asset protection and control, today announced it will attend the American Libraries Association Annual Conference, taking...

2013-06-21 23:20:24

Illinois Heartland Library System migrates 427 libraries to Polaris ILS. Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 Polaris Library Systems, a trusted provider of technology solutions that help public, private and academic librarians serve their communities, has implemented the largest automation consortium in North America. Illinois Heartland Library System (IHLS) selected the Polaris Library System as its new automation system in June of 2012; accounting for 427 libraries that cover 28,141...

2013-06-20 23:20:36

Britannica Digital Learning has just published 365 new non-fiction e-books for grades preK-6 in a wide range of school subjects, the company announced today. The collection is especially strong in non-fiction titles that support the new Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards, as well as state curriculum guidelines. Chicago, Ill. (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 Britannica Digital Learning has just published 365 new non-fiction e-books for grades preK-6 in a wide range of...

2013-06-19 23:14:50

British Library, Queens Public Library Among Those Implementing Platform to Improve Library Patron Media Experience Charleston, SC (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 After providing the first demos for librarians at ALA in January and officially launching in late March, BiblioBoard is being quickly being adopted by academic, public and K-12 libraries across the globe. Early adopters of the technology include academic and research libraries such as the British Library, University of Pittsburgh, and Wake...

2013-06-18 23:04:40

Ingram Content Group Inc., and EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) today announced that more than 400,000 e-book titles from EBSCO eBooks have been integrated with Ingram's OASIS® content platform and are now available to academic libraries worldwide. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 Ingram Content Group Inc. and EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) today announced that more than 400,000 e-book titles from EBSCO eBooks have been integrated with Ingram's OASIS® content platform and...

2013-06-14 23:20:56

Way Public Library, in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books, is pleased to offer OneClickdigital, an online service that allows patrons to download a wide range of audiobooks. Perrysburg, OH (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 Way Public Library (Perrysburg, OH), in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD), is pleased to offer OneClickdigital, an online service that allows patrons to download a wide range of audiobooks, including best-sellers, Recorded Books...

2013-06-13 23:26:41

Tom Green County Library System, in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books, is pleased to offer OneClickdigital, an online service that allows patrons to download a wide range of audiobooks. San Angelo, TX (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Tom Green County Library System (San Angelo, TX), in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD), is pleased to offer OneClickdigital, an online service that allows patrons to download a wide range of audiobooks, including...

2013-06-11 23:18:20

NoveList Select Data is now embedded in TLC´s LS2 PAC. IPSWICH, Mass. (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 NoveList, a division of EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO), is announcing a new seamless ILS integration with NoveList Select, its catalog enrichment resource. NoveList Select content is now displayed alongside library data in TLC´s (The Library Corporation) LS2 PAC. This latest announcement exhibits NoveList´s commitment to work with major vendors and systems so catalog users will...

2013-06-10 23:22:05

Cumedin ApS announced today that ArtPlayer — a digital signage art service that displays world-famous masterpieces by Monet, Van Gogh, Renoir etc. — now also displays more than one thousand HD illustrations from children´s books including teddies and fairies. Aalborg, Denmark (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 Currently, a number of libraries subscribe to ArtPlayer´s section of fine art drawn from all the major art movements including Copenhagen Libraries - the largest public...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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