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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...

2014-05-29 16:24:33

VICTORIA, May 29, 2014 /CNW/ - The Centre for Equitable Library Access officially launched its new national service which provides accessible library services and materials to Canadians with print disabilities. The announcement was made at the Canadian Library Association's National Conference in Victoria, BC. Over three million Canadians have a print disability. This could be a learning, physical or visual disability that prevents a person from reading conventional print. For the 10 per...

2014-05-28 08:36:09

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NanGate, Inc. today announced that the company will co-present with SMIC, at the 51st Design Automation Conference, a highly efficient library development flow used for the creation of SMIC's 28nm standard cell library IPs. The joint presentation will take place on Wednesday June 4th, from 10:30 to 11:00 AM-PDT in the Moscone Center, San Francisco, booth #413. By utilizing NanGate's automated layout development and layout migration...

2014-05-27 12:27:53

Ahead of BEA 2014, category-creating service shares plan to add eBooks this year to more than 170,000 titles in music, movies, TV shows and audiobooks HOLLAND, Ohio, May. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After 25 years of providing physical editions of movies, television shows, music albums, and more recently, audiobooks, Midwest Tape today announced that eBooks will be added to its hoopla digital platform later this year. hoopla digital currently offers participating libraries and their...

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....


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'