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2014-04-23 23:15:28

The Early Literacy Station™ and AfterSchool Edge™ computers provide early learning skills, school readiness, homework help, and learning reinforcement for children. Chester, PA (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 The Jacksonville Public Library in Jacksonville, Fla., recently added 15 AWE educational computer stations to the Main Library and five of its branch locations. Six Early Literacy Stations™ and nine AfterSchool Edge™ computers have been installed at the Main Library, Dallas Graham...

2014-04-10 23:21:56

EBSCO announces the hiring of Neil Block, Gar Sydnor and Tamir Borensztajn to further impact library collection usage and overall value through discovery. Ipswich, MA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) has already set the bar for what the next generation discovery service can be in libraries—and EBSCO is looking at what comes next. With the goal of discovery innovation as a driving force, EBSCO has hired three industry veterans to interact closely with the library...

2014-04-10 12:26:51

Innovative library engagement encouraged in literacy grant competition WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development (ACR GCD) is pleased to announce a partnership with the Beyond Access initiative, a consortium of 11 international organizations funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The new partnership brings up to $450,000 in additional resources in support of ACR GCD grant awards that include innovative approaches...

2014-04-08 23:25:41

Mobile library platform strikes licensing partnership with e-Libro. Charleston, South Carolina (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 BiblioBoard, a fast-growing mobile library platform, is proud to announce a new content licensing partnership with e-Libro. e-Libro, one of the industry’s largest distributors of Spanish language eBooks, has been successful for over a decade in Latin America. This partnership with BiblioBoard will further expand their reach into North America and internationally. Over...

2014-04-01 12:31:02

Open access to popular databases available during National Library Week April 13-19 ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest, an information firm central to research, joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating National Library Week (April 13-19). The company will provide free access to a rich assortment of databases available through library web sites. Libraries can access these resources here and can extend complimentary access for...

2014-03-27 23:32:15

This year, three libraries will receive a free Early Literacy Station™ computer from AWE. Chester, PA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 AWE, Inc. has announced the 2014 Video Contest for Public Libraries. For this contest, public libraries are invited to create a video for the chance to win an Early Literacy Station™ or AfterSchool Edge™ digital learning solution from AWE. The submission period is effective now through June 1, 2014. In the videos, public libraries are invited to talk about...

2014-03-27 23:23:05

Award Recognizes Library’s Engagement in Community and Ability to Make Community Aware of What the Library Offers Ipswich, Mass. (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Wichita Public Library in Kansas was named the recipient of the 2014 LibraryAware Community Award. Atlantic County Public Library in New Jersey was awarded second place and Kitsap Regional Library in Washington came in third. The annual LibraryAware Community Award is given by Library Journal and underwritten by LibraryAware™ , a...

2014-03-25 23:03:28

AtoZdatabases enters its third year serving public libraries, academic institutions and government agencies. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 AtoZdatabases, the leading provider of job search, reference and marketing databases has just reached its third year serving patrons of public libraries, academic institutions and government agencies. AtoZdatabases provides patrons with a wide variety of services including a job search database, sales leads, mailing lists, complimentary email...

2014-03-19 23:04:15

The Readers’ Advisory Service will help readers discover even more at the state’s public libraries. Ipswich, MA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 The Georgia Public Library Service (GPLS) is helping library patrons find great books to read by offering NoveList Select®, the catalog enrichment service from NoveList®, a division of EBSCO Information Services. Readers will be able to see reading recommendations, series information and e-resource recommendations directly in the library...

2014-03-12 16:24:08

Category-Creating Mobile Service Adds Thousands of Hollywood Titles and Global TV Shows at Bi-Annual Convention, Expanding Catalog for Patrons at Participating Public Libraries HOLLAND, Ohio, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advancing development and category leadership of mobile access to public library content, hoopla digital (hoopladigital.com) today announced new content partnerships with BBC Worldwide North America (Canada) and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. The new agreements,...