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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,...

2014-03-03 16:23:41

Career Online High School Pilot Program Begins March 3 LOS ANGELES, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles Public Library is the first public library in the nation to offer adults the opportunity to earn an accredited high school diploma and career certificate online through Career Online High School (COHS), in partnership with Gale, part of Cengage Learning, a leading global provider of educational content, tools and services to libraries, schools and businesses. Beginning...

2014-02-26 23:29:10

Library trades in older units for 16 new AWE Bilingual Spanish Early Literacy Station™ computers that provide early learning skills and school readiness for young children in a bilingual format Chester, PA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Pierce County Library, headquartered in Tacoma, Wash., acquired 16 new Bilingual Spanish Early Literacy Station™ computers from AWE for its 18-branch library system. The library traded in older Early Literacy Stations as part of AWE’s Trade-In Program for...

2014-02-26 23:27:16

Libraries Discover Benefits of Polaris’ Integrated E-Content Partnerships, Next Generation Web-Based Library Platform and How to Engage the Community at the Public Library Association 2014 Conference Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Polaris Library Systems, a trusted provider of library automation software for public libraries, will be attending the Public Library Association (PLA) 2014 Conference to discuss the impact technology trends have on public libraries and solutions...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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