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2014-05-22 23:06:50

SELF-e™ will allow self-published authors to connect with public libraries and their patrons. Charleston, South Carolina (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 In advance of the 2014 Book Expo America (BEA), BiblioBoard® and Library Journal have partnered to launch SELF-e™, an innovative eBook discovery service connecting self-published authors with public libraries and their patrons. Using SELF-e’s submission portal, authors can submit their self-published eBook(s) directly, and Library Journal...

2014-05-22 23:02:55

LEID Products invests in enhancements to its iLibrary Kiosk – the heart of its secure, rugged and tamper proof self-service library access system. Auburn Hills, MI (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 LEID Products, LLC, the leader in electronic locker and cabinet storage with biometric asset protection and control, today announced version 3.0 of its iLibrary Kiosk. The iLibrary kiosk is used in conjunction with LEID’s Electronic Modular Access Units to offer a complete self-service ‘Express...

2014-05-21 23:06:26

Ingram Content Group Inc. today announced it continues to grow the range of titles available through its MyiLibrary® e-book platform for academic and public libraries worldwide with the addition of content from leaders in the publishing industry. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Ingram Content Group Inc., today announced it continues to grow the range of titles available through its MyiLibrary® e-book platform for academic and public libraries worldwide with the addition of...

2014-05-21 12:30:34

WILTON MANORS, Fla., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Next month, every book lover with a Richard C. Sullivan Public Library card will be able to read the same mystery novel at the exact same time. From June 3rd to June 18th, the library will offer A Pedigree to Die For, Book 1 of the Melanie Travis Mystery Series by Laurien Berenson, as part of the Big Library Read program. Instead of driving or walking to the library to get the book and return it later, library card holders can go to...

2014-05-21 12:25:08

Forward-thinking discussions provide roadmap for achieving long-term sustainability ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A diverse group of library leaders are today participating in a forum that will provoke discussion regarding the emerging trends affecting libraries. Rapid changes in technology, education, economics and societal trends are contributing to new challenges and opportunities for libraries of all types to transform themselves. In response to these changing...

2014-05-14 23:15:43

Library Adds a Total of 13 Early Literacy Station™ and AfterSchool Edge™ Computers, Which Provide Early Learning Skills, School Readiness, Homework Help, and Learning Reinforcement for Children (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 The St. Charles-City County Library in St. Charles County, Mo., recently traded in seven AWE educational computer stations for 13 new units including nine Early Literacy Stations™, two Bilingual Spanish Early Literacy Stations™, and two AfterSchool Edge™ computers....

2014-05-12 12:26:08

- Companies combine strengths to provide integrated print and digital services in Canada - CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker & Taylor, the premier worldwide distributor of digital and print books and entertainment products, today announced an expansion of its widely-adopted Axis 360 digital media services into Canadian libraries, in partnership with well-known library service provider Whitehots Inc. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130618/MM34464LOGO-a...

2014-05-06 12:26:08

ProQuest enhances discovery of ebooks in library collections with both ebrary and EBL fully accessible through one discovery platform ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest is boosting the visibility of ebooks in library collections by indexing the full text of the entire catalog of EBL - Ebook Library in its Summon(®) discovery service. EBL's expansive catalog of more than 400,000 ebooks is now even more discoverable alongside titles from ebrary, which have been...

2014-05-05 12:26:45

- Using the Axis 360 API allows patrons to discover and borrow digital materials directly from library websites - CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker & Taylor, the premier worldwide distributor of digital and print books and entertainment products, announced today that its popular Axis 360 digital media platform is now integrated with the BiblioCommons discovery layer. This move ensures library patrons see and have access to all library materials from the online...

2014-05-01 12:31:36

Post Alpha-Bits® Partners with Bloggers Across the Nation to Install Little Free Libraries in Local Communities PARSIPPANY, N.J., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Post Alpha-Bits(®), dedicated to making letter recognition F-U-N and delicious, announces today the establishment of 30 small community libraries across the nation to help children foster a lifelong love for reading and literature. Alpha-Bits partnered with bloggers across the country to set up Little Free Libraries in local...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.