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2013-09-25 23:34:02

Advocating for a Better User Experience With Accessible E-content Materials Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 Polaris Library Systems today announces its support of the ReadersFirst Initiative to ensure all patrons have the same open, free access to e-content, as they do physical items within the library catalog. ReadersFirst, an international coalition of over 280 library systems and 198 million readers cooperating to improve the electronic lending experience, speaks directly to...

2013-09-17 23:31:01

Franklin Park Public Library, in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books, is pleased to announce the launch of OneClickdigital, an online service that allows customers to download a wide range of audiobooks, and Zinio, a digital magazine service offering multi-user access to popular publications. Franklin Park, IL (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Franklin Park Public Library (Franklin Park, IL) has partnered with RBdigital from Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD) to deliver two new...

2013-09-17 23:22:54

New Audiobook Collections Tailored to Adult and Children/Young Adult Readers Ipswich, MA (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) has released two new subscription collections: Audiobook Premier Collection™ and Audiobook Youth Collection™. EBSCO’s audiobook subscription collections allow libraries to subscribe to a growing collection of audiobooks for an annual fee with additional titles added regularly at no additional cost. These latest audiobook collections...

2013-09-11 23:23:57

Pikes Peak Library District in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books is pleased to announce the launch of Universal Class, a powerful online continuing education service designed specifically for use by the patrons of public libraries. Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 Pikes Peak Library District (Colorado Springs, CO), in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD), is pleased to announce the introduction of Universal Class for Libraries,...

2013-09-09 12:25:58

CALGARY, Sept. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - What: The Calgary Public Library Foundation will be hosting a celebration event to announce a $1.5 million donation from a corporate partner. This is the largest corporate gift in the Calgary Public Library and Library Foundation's history. When: 10:30 a.m., Friday, September 13, 2013 Where: John Dutton Theatre, The Central Library 616 Macleod Trail...

2013-09-04 23:19:50

Partnership advances shared mission of providing educational tools that inspire and inform the next generation of readers. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 To mark International Literacy Day (September 8), The Asia Foundation’s Books for Asia program and Room to Read announce a partnership that will expand access to compelling and culturally relevant early reading material to children in underserved communities throughout developing Asia. The partnership brings Room to...

2013-08-31 23:20:23

Libraries experience efficient migration to the Polaris ILS. Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 Polaris Library Systems continues to improve upon the customer experience; streamlining the go-live process for libraries migrating to the Polaris integrated library system (ILS). As a trusted provider of technology solutions for academic, private and public libraries, Polaris Library Systems has concurrently redefined and expedited the implementations procedure to more efficiently meet...

2013-08-28 23:31:14

AWE's Early Literacy Station™ computers provide technology exposure, early learning skills, and school readiness for young children. Chester, PA (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 AWE has provided 137 Early Literacy Stations to 59 public libraries and 61 family childcare programs across the state of Tennessee as part of an initiative of the Governor’s Children’s Cabinet of Tennessee. The initiative was funded by a federal grant. The recipients were chosen through a competitive process run...

2013-08-15 23:03:05

Lane (Ohio) Libraries give AtoZdabases high marks for value, easy-to-use searches. OMAHA, Neb. (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 At the Lane Libraries, AtoZdatabases has become a popular and effective addition to the institution's collection of reference databases. Chip Kruthoffer, Lane's head of systems, is pleased that subscribing to AtoZdatabases in lieu of a competing service has saved the library money and opened new avenues for patrons with a variety of research needs....

2013-08-14 12:24:01

Digital Content Provider for Public Libraries Looks to MWW's Technology and Consumer Marketing Practices for North American Launch Campaign CHICAGO, Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MWW (www.mww.com), one of the top five global independent public relations firms, today announced that it has been selected as public relations and marketing agency of record for hoopla digital, a category-creating service that partners with public libraries across North America to provide online and mobile...