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2013-09-30 23:45:01

Nation’s first all-digital public library system debuts live on Polaris. Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 As the demand for e-content increases, Polaris provides a platform for libraries to remain on the cutting-edge of technology and innovation, becoming the first integrated library system (ILS) vendor of an all-digital public library. Polaris Library Systems, a trusted provider of technology solutions for academic, private and public libraries, has partnered with BiblioTech,...

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,...

2013-09-04 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...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.