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2014-07-24 08:29:10

- Enhancement allows libraries to control availability of shared content - CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker & Taylor, the premier worldwide distributor of digital and print books and entertainment products, announced today that it has developed a new function for its Axis 360 digital media service giving libraries using a shared collection the power to filter out content they wish to exclude from their Axis 360 platform....

2014-07-15 12:26:06

Career Online High School Program Launches this Summer SACRAMENTO, Calif. and FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sacramento Public Library will offer qualified community members the opportunity to earn accredited high school diplomas and credentialed career certificates through Career Online High School, a program brought to public libraries by Gale, part of Cengage Learning. Currently, more than 50,000 adults in Sacramento, nearly 20 percent of the local...

2014-07-01 23:13:05

This year, the number of winning libraries is expanded to three. Libraries from Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Texas each win an Early Literacy Station™ computer from AWE. Chester, PA (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 AWE, Inc. announced the winners of its 2014 Video Contest for Public Libraries at its annual breakfast event for customers at the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada on June 28, 2014. Frisco Public Library in Frisco, Texas; Marian Sutherland Kirby...

2014-06-26 23:06:17

EDS and Sirsi Dynix Chosen as Discovery Solution for 77 Member Library Consortium Ipswich, Mass. (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 SWAN (System Wide Automated Network) in Illinois has chosen EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) and Sirsi Dynix to offer its 77 member libraries a flexible option for their discovery needs. The seamless interoperability of EBSCO Discovery Service from EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) and SirsiDynix’s eResource Central solution will provide improved discovery and delivery...

2014-06-25 23:16:46

In advance of the 2014 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference, Library Journal (LJ) and BiblioBoard are pleased to announce the launch of beta versions of the LJ SELF-e platform and curation service at the following library systems: Los Angeles Public Library, San Diego County Public Library, Cuyahoga County Public Library, Arizona State Library through Reading Arizona; and statewide in Massachusetts through the Massachusetts eBook Project. Charleston, South Carolina (PRWEB)...

2014-06-25 08:27:49

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The developers of epical (http://www.epicalinc.com/), the location-aware social discovery application, are pleased to be an important part of Type Rider II: The Tandem Poetry Tour, a grassroots poetry and bicycle tour across America's Great Plains and Upper Midwest. Poets and educators Maya Stein and Amy Tingle will be using epical to broadcast their movements, mark noteworthy locations and communicate with friends and social media...

2014-06-24 23:15:54

In advance of the 2014 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference, BiblioBoard® announces SELF-e, in partnership with Library Journal, and Self-Published Rock Stars—two programs focused on connecting self-published authors to library patrons. Charleston, South Carolina (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 In advance of the 2014 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference, BiblioBoard® announces SELF-e, in partnership with Library Journal, and Self-Published Rock...

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...

2014-06-07 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...


Word of the Day
holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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