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2014-06-17 13:11:58

SAGE Publications New study analyzes the state of reference resources in 2014 and beyond How do open access sources, tightened budgets, and competition from popular technologies affect how librarians perceive and employ reference resources? How do librarians expect to utilize reference in the future? "The State of Reference Collections," a new SAGE white paper out today, finds that though the definition of reference is changing, this is in part because reference resources now look and...

2014-06-11 23:05:20

Librarians Can Easily Connect with Users via Text, Chat and Email Anytime, Anywhere San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Librarians can now extend their reach beyond the library walls with Mosio’s new OmniWidget™. A complimentary feature of Mosio’s all-in-one library support tool, librarians can use the new widget to embed library help in Facebook, e-resources from any provider, discovery services, learning management systems, library and departmental websites and other heavily...

2014-06-11 12:26:38

First Canadian Library to Receive Award; Recognized for Innovative Approach to Service FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. and EDMONTON, Alberta, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edmonton Public Library (EPL) of Alberta, Canada has been named the 2014 Library of the Year by Library Journal magazine and Gale, part of Cengage Learning. Each year, this prestigious recognition goes to a public library that most profoundly demonstrates service to community, creativity, leadership and innovation in...

2014-06-10 08:26:50

The institutions and libraries highlighted on this list feature collections of documents created before 1000 A.D. CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Online Christian Colleges has released a list of the 20 most impressive ancient manuscript collections in the world. Featuring both institutions with impressive numbers of ancient manuscripts and libraries with a few uniquely interesting works, the list highlights collections of some of the most fascinating documents...

2014-06-09 08:28:29

--Rubicon Is Expanding Worldwide Distribution Channels for Its Growing Line of DNA Library Prep Kits In Advance of Upcoming New Product Launches-- ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rubicon Genomics, Inc., today announced that it signed agreements with seven distributors in Europe to expand the availability of its leading DNA library preparation products, including ThruPLEX(®)-FD Prep Kit and PicoPLEX(TM) DNA-seq Kit for use with Illumina(®) next-generation sequencing...

2014-06-07 23:02:05

Leader in online education to fund the development of 100+ community-based driver education programs in US Public Libraries. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 07, 2014 Today, Driving-Tests.org launched a new public service initiative - the Community Based Online Driver Education Program - to provide public libraries with funding for the development of high-quality online driver education programs. In response, Amie Thomas, MLS, the Public Services Administrator at the Brownsburg Public Library...

2014-06-06 16:22:25

Complimentary Digital Newspapers and Magazines Available to Library Patrons BOGOTA, Colombia, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- BibloRed, the Public Library System of Bogota, expands its collection with the addition of PressReader, the world's best digital newspaper and magazine service. PressReader gives library patrons access to more than 2,500 local, regional and international titles on their personal laptops, tablets and smartphones. "PressReader is a great solution for libraries that...

2014-05-30 23:15:23

BiblioLabs® announces expansion in library adoption of BiblioBoard, with new state-wide programs in Massachusetts, North Carolina and Arizona. Charleston, South Carolina (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 BiblioLabs® announces further expansion of BiblioBoard, the award-winning mobile and web platform for libraries, with innovative programs now underway in three states, including the first-ever geo-location program for eBooks. BiblioBoard launched in March 2013 and immediately gained...

2014-05-30 23:06:45

Dr. Igor Fisch to Present Data on Using Genome Engineering and the Selexis SURE CHO-Mplus Libraries for Optimal Transgene Expression and Recombinant Protein Production Geneva, Switzerland (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Selexis SA, a serial innovation company with proven technologies for biologic drug discovery and mammalian cell line development announced today the Company’s CEO, Igor Fisch, Ph.D., will present “Genome Engineering and SURE CHO-Mplus Libraries™ for Optimal Transgene Expression...

2014-05-29 23:04:56

Britannica Digital Learning has made it easier for U.S. schools and libraries to browse and purchase its educational products with a new e-commerce site at shop.eb.com. Chicago, Ill. (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Britannica Digital Learning has made it easier for U.S. schools and libraries to browse and purchase its educational products with a new e-commerce site at shop.eb.com. The site allows teachers, principals, district administrators and librarians to examine more than a thousand products...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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