Latest Public library Stories

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...

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....

2013-08-02 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...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'