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2013-07-09 23:29:06

AWE's Early Literacy Station Bilingual Spanish Edition Computers Provide Technology Exposure, Early Learning Skills, and School Readiness for Young Children Chester, PA (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 AWE announced today that Brooklyn Public Library will be adding eight of its Early Literacy Station™ Bilingual Spanish edition computers to its library system. The Early Literacy Station Bilingual Spanish edition is an all-in-one computer system designed for children ages 2-8. It features over...

2013-07-02 23:23:08

Contest Showcases Creativity of Public Libraries and Rewards Winner with a Free Early Literacy Station from AWE Chester, PA (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 AWE, Inc. announced the winner of its 2013 Video Contest for Public Libraries at its annual breakfast event for customers at the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Chicago, Ill., on June 29, 2013. Evanston Public Library garnered the most votes by the AWE staff for its entertaining and inspiring video. "This award...

2013-06-27 23:18:17

Primary Research Group has published The Survey of Public Library Plans for Workstations, Personal Computers, Laptops and other Computing Devices, ISBN 978-157440-243-8. The study looks at the purchasing plans and computer use policies of public libraries in the United States and Canada. (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 The study found that the public library systems in the sample spent a mean of $47,357 for personal computers and workstations in the past year. Laptops make some inroads into the...

2013-06-25 23:20:26

EBSCO Expertise Allows Libraries Using Kuali OLE to Incorporate Discovery into the ILS Implementation IPSWICH, Mass. (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 The Kuali Foundation is pleased to welcome EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) as one of its newest Kuali Commercial Affiliates (KCA) within the Kuali community. EBSCO will provide expertise in seamlessly integrating discovery services with the Kuali OLE (Open Library Environment) for enhanced access to both print and digital library collections. As a...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.