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2013-11-12 23:30:06

The State Library of Kansas made available a non-competitive grant for Kansas public libraries interested in AWE's Early Literacy Stations. Topeka, KS (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 The State Library of Kansas (SLK) has awarded grants to 124 Kansas public libraries to help fund the purchase of one AWE Early Literacy Station (an all-in-one digital learning solution for children ages 2-8) in each recipient’s library. In September of 2013, SLK made available a non-competitive grant for...

2013-11-06 23:30:16

Oakland Public Library, in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books, launches OneClickdigital, an online service that allows customers to check out eAudiobooks and eBooks, and Zinio, a digital magazine service offering multi-user access to popular publications. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Oakland Public Library (Oakland, CA) has partnered with RBdigital from Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD) to deliver two new electronic resources: Zinio for Libraries and...

2013-11-05 23:31:11

Mid-Continent Public Library, in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books, launches GymAmerica, a comprehensive online fitness, health and nutrition service designed to help library patrons get in shape and live a healthier lifestyle. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Mid-Continent Public Library (Independence, MO), in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD), is pleased to announce the availability of GymAmerica for Libraries, a comprehensive...

2013-10-31 23:34:46

AWE's all-in-one digital learning solutions credited with helping to increase book circulation, boost library visits, and improve educational progress for children. Chester, PA (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Greenwood-Leflore Public Library System in Mississippi has reported that its 2012-2013 fiscal year circulation numbers have increased significantly following the addition of AWE’s Early Literacy Station™ and AfterSchool Edge™ computers to its two branches. The library has three...

2013-10-31 23:33:24

St. Joseph Public Library in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books launches OneClickdigital, an online service that allows customers to check out eAudiobooks and eBooks, and Zinio, a digital magazine service offering multi-user access to popular publications. St. Joseph, MO (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 St. Joseph Public Library (St. Joseph, MO) has partnered with RBdigital from Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD) to deliver two new electronic resources: Zinio for Libraries and...

2013-10-25 23:24:04

Patrons able to browse physical and digital collections in the library catalog. Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 Polaris Library Systems announces a new partnership with OverDrive to offer libraries another integrated e-content solution within the library catalog. Polaris Library Systems, a trusted provider of technology solutions for academic, private and public libraries, will employ OverDrive’s Discovery APIs and Circulation APIs (application programming interfaces) to create a...

2013-10-22 23:31:18

AWE's Early Literacy Station computers provide technology exposure, early learning skills, and school readiness for young children. Chester, PA (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Eastern Oklahoma District Library System (EODLS) has acquired 10 of AWE's Early Literacy Station™ touchscreen computers. The Early Literacy Station is a comprehensive educational solution loaded with over 60 educational software titles for kids ages two to eight. The Early Literacy Station offers children a safe,...

2013-10-10 23:30:06

Web application software increases staff mobility, boosting patron experience. Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Polaris Library Systems today unveils the development of a new product, LEAP, considered to be the next generation of library automation software. LEAP, a web application that brings the Polaris power and functionality to the user through a browser, can be used on a desktop, notebook, or tablet. Polaris Library Systems, a trusted provider of technology solutions for...

2013-10-07 23:29:10

Dayton Metro Library in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books Launches LawDepot, an online legal form service. Dayton, OH (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 Dayton Metro Library (Dayton, OH), in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD), is pleased to announce the introduction of LawDepot, a popular online legal form service designed specifically for use by the patrons of public libraries. With over 10 years of experience, LawDepot has drafted over one million...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.