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2013-08-02 23:01:21

Using LEID Products Access.it Electronic Lockers and iLibrary Computer Kiosk, North Carolina Public Library Introduces Innovative Standalone Self-service Branch to Better Serve Granville County Patrons Auburn Hills, MI (PRWEB) August 02, 2013 LEID Products, LLC., the leader in electronic locker and cabinet storage with biometric asset protection and control, today announced Granville County Public Library will introduce two Express Library locations to patrons through the introduction of...

2013-07-30 23:04:04

Databases offer a variety of complimentary, user-friendly functions for Virginia library patrons. (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 Librarian Dana Brumbelow isn’t keeping quiet about the versatile advantages of AtoZdatabases for her northern Virginia patrons. In her “Secrets of the Library” column published Saturday, July 27 in the Star Exponent newspaper, Brumbelow explains how the AtoZdatabases system in place at the Culpeper County Library can be used as a no-charge alternative to expensive...

2013-07-24 23:04:17

Agreement Will Make Digital Archives from BiblioLabs Easier to Discover. Ipswich, MA. (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) announces an agreement with BiblioLabs that will give more people access to high quality, historical content and enable libraries, museums and other institutions to make digital content from their internal repositories available to others. Metadata from BiblioLab’s historical content will be searchable via EBSCO Discovery Service™ and EBSCO...

2013-07-24 12:26:30

Now out of beta, hoopla digital will partner with public libraries across North America HOLLAND, Ohio, July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Launching a new era of digital access to public libraries, hoopla digital (www.hoopladigital.com) today announced public availability of its new service, providing library-card holders with online and mobile access to videos, music and audiobooks. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130724/CG50240) Public libraries across North America...

2013-07-18 23:27:07

Rising unemployment and falling disposable income during the recession resulted in declining tax revenue for state and local governments, which necessitated budget cuts for public libraries; but because many public libraries serve as the only source of free computers and wireless internet in their community, according to the American Library Association, funding is anticipated to rise as the economy recovers and tax revenue increases. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has...

2013-07-18 16:24:20

Libraries can now dramatically expand their children's offerings with high quality, high demand eBooks from the award-winning StarWalk Kids Media Collection GREAT NECK, N.Y., July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- StarWalk Kids Media (www.StarWalkKids.com) announced today that its award-winning streaming eBook collection now supports IP Authentication Access for subscribing libraries. "This is an important improvement for our public library customers," said StarWalk Kids Distribution...

2013-07-12 23:23:35

New initiative’s rapid growth will help entrepreneurs across Arizona find resources and support to pursue their ideas. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Arizona’s entrepreneurs and innovators will soon have several new places to connect, collaborate and find resources as Arizona State University’s Alexandria Co-working Network expands to include two more communities by this fall. Designed to provide support for Arizona’s innovation economy, the Alexandria Co-working Network...

2013-07-09 23:29:06

AWE's Early Literacy Station Bilingual Spanish Edition Computers Provide Technology Exposure, Early Learning Skills, and School Readiness for Young Children Chester, PA (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 AWE announced today that Brooklyn Public Library will be adding eight of its Early Literacy Station™ Bilingual Spanish edition computers to its library system. The Early Literacy Station Bilingual Spanish edition is an all-in-one computer system designed for children ages 2-8. It features over...

2013-07-02 23:23:08

Contest Showcases Creativity of Public Libraries and Rewards Winner with a Free Early Literacy Station from AWE Chester, PA (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 AWE, Inc. announced the winner of its 2013 Video Contest for Public Libraries at its annual breakfast event for customers at the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Chicago, Ill., on June 29, 2013. Evanston Public Library garnered the most votes by the AWE staff for its entertaining and inspiring video. "This award...

2013-07-01 00:20:11

CHICAGO, June 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Library Association (ALA) is pleased to announce this year's recipients of the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction, which are funded through a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York. Richard Ford's "Canada" received the medal for fiction, and Timothy Egan's "Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis" received the medal for nonfiction. The...