Quantcast

Latest Library Stories

2014-10-06 08:25:12

NEW YORK, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Professional (MHP), a leading global publisher of professional content, is partnering with YBP Library Services (YBP), the academic division of Baker & Taylor, to make its eBook Library collections available through GOBI(3). This will enable librarians to integrate MHP's eBook Library collections into their existing selection processes and/or approval plans. GOBI(3) (Global Online Bibliographic Information) is an intuitive...

2014-10-03 23:08:13

Turner Free Library (TFL) now offers free access to BiblioBoard to all patrons. BiblioBoard is an easy-to-use platform that allows TFL to offer the library’s localized content to patrons digitally, via an intuitive interface similar to the experience many people have on a daily basis using other consumer products. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) October 03, 2014 Turner Free Library (TFL) now offers free access to BiblioBoard to all patrons. BiblioBoard is an easy-to-use platform that allows TFL...

2014-10-02 12:27:34

Sweeping changes to database selection enables consortium to stay within budget and expand diversity of content and services to members ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NC LIVE, a renowned consortium that provides digital content and services to public and academic libraries in North Carolina, is replacing a significant portion of its cadre of databases with ProQuest resources, enabling it to work within tight budget parameters without sacrificing quality to its member...

2014-10-02 12:26:09

New format with focus on Open Access and niche titles available online at ProQuest.com SEATTLE, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Librarians frequently utilize reviews of books, serials and other research materials to determine what to include in their collections. Essential to research at all levels, new open access and niche serials titles are often missed by librarians because these types of titles are not included in trusted sources. Magazines for Libraries(TM) Update closes this gap...

2014-09-30 23:20:52

The touchscreen Early Literacy Station computers, which provide early education skills, school readiness, and self-directed learning exploration for young children, will be placed in various branches in the library system (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The Montgomery County Memorial Library System (MCMLS), headquartered in Conroe, Tex., recently purchased 12 new Early Literacy Stations™ for the South Regional Library and the George and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Library through a generous...

2014-09-29 12:25:40

Gale to Donate $1 for Every Story that Demonstrates the Value and Impact of Today's Libraries FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ninety-five percent of Americans believe public libraries play an important role in giving everyone a chance to succeed, but today's headlines focus on the many challenges facing libraries and their risk of becoming irrelevant. Gale, a leading provider of library resources and part of Cengage Learning, intends to change those...

2014-09-26 23:08:36

High Point University now offers free access to BiblioBoard Library to its faculty as well as undergraduate and graduate students. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 High Point University now offers free access to BiblioBoard Library to its faculty as well as undergraduate and graduate students. A single login provides easy access to thousands of eBooks and primary source materials through all major web browsers and native apps on the iPad®, iPad® mini, Kindle Fire...

2014-09-24 23:14:44

BiblioBoard now offers over two thousand LGBTQ+ books from Riptide Publishing and Dreamspinner Press, including Dreamspinner’s Young Adult imprint, Harmony Ink Press, and nearly 300 Dreamspinner books in Spanish, Italian, French and German. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 BiblioBoard now offers over two thousand LGBTQ+ books from Riptide Publishing and Dreamspinner Press, including Dreamspinner’s Young Adult imprint, Harmony Ink Press, and nearly 300 Dreamspinner books in...

2014-09-24 12:25:51

Data and analysis informs usage and value of library resources SEATTLE, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Canterbury recently selected Intota(TM) Assessment (http://www.proquest.com/products-services/intota-assessment.html) from ProQuest as the best solution to address challenges in evaluating usage of their libraries' collections and making collection management decisions based on evidence. Detailed overlap analysis helps a library determine what resources to renew,...

2014-09-20 23:00:28

Libraries are no longer outdated collections of dusty printed books. The Nashville Public Library and many other libraries nationwide prove that libraries can be reinvented in resourceful ways that promote learning for 21st-century readers. New York City, NY (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 7 Speed Reading™ salutes the efforts of the Nashville Public Library and 23 other libraries for modernizing and strengthening a library’s purpose for learning with the creation of learning labs that...


Word of the Day
reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
Related