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2014-09-23 20:22:21

Get In Shape For Women Asks What Are You Doing for Yourself? NEEDHAM, Mass., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 24(th), 2014 the 14(th) annual observance of National Women's Health & Fitness Day will draw attention to a very important subject: women's health and well-being. The same principles which inspired the Health Information Resource Center (HIRC) are applied in each Get In Shape for Women centers found mostly in New England. "Whether it's through weight training, cardio...

2014-09-23 16:29:54

Inc. Magazine Unveils 33rd Annual List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies--the Inc. 5000 BOZEMAN, Mont., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Inc. magazine ranked Foundant Technologies NO. 3021 on its 33rd annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy - America's independent entrepreneurs. Companies such as Yelp, Pandora,...

2014-09-23 12:27:51

TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The National Magazine Awards Foundation (NMAF) is pleased to announce the launch of a nationwide newsstand promotion designed to increase awareness about Canada's top award-winning magazines. This strategic partnership, part of the NMAF's mandate to promote award-winning magazines and content, will run from September 22 to October 18. During this period, this year's eligible winning publications will be featured in a special NMA display in 91 Chapters...

2014-09-23 08:38:27

ENCINO, Calif., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research Solutions, Inc. (OTCQB: RSSS), a pioneer in facilitating the flow of information from publishers of scientific, technical and medical (STM) content to life science enterprises and other research organizations, will hold a conference call on Monday, September 29, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern time to discuss its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended June 30, 2014. Financial results will be issued in a press...

2014-09-23 08:37:58

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TEKConn, a leading IT service, support and consulting provider, has been recognized by Inc. Magazine on its prestigious 2014 Inc. 5000 list, an exclusive ranking of America's fastest-growing private companies. "We are honored to be acknowledged on the Inc. 5000 list," said Stephen Dike, CEO of TEKConn. "It serves as a testament to our staff's unwavering dedication to providing our clients with the best customer service in the industry. We...

2014-09-23 08:27:19

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw Hill Construction's Engineering News-Record (ENR, http://www.enr.com) will hold its second annual Risk & Compliance Summit on September 30, 2014 at the Georgia Tech Global Learning Center in Atlanta, GA. At the event, themed "New Liability: How to Limit the Downside," top risk experts will present strategies and models for identifying and managing critical risks. The event includes scheduled keynote addresses by Timothy J....

2014-09-22 23:14:05

The Two Prestigious Annual Awards Received for Bathrooms under $30,000 and Kitchens over $100,000 New York, NY (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Setting new standards of professionalism, 88 remodeling companies from across the United States were named winners at the 2014 Professional Remodeler Design Awards. A panel of four industry expert judges determines awards based on construction quality, overall design, creativity, problem solving, and value judges entries. Paula McDonald Design Build -...

2014-09-22 23:13:31

America’s longest continuously published magazine and the fast-growing edtech startup team up to bring literacy-building skills into STEM classrooms with the best science news. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Newsela, the education technology company that is using nonfiction to transform K-12 literacy, announced today it has entered an agreement to adapt content from Scientific American, the longest continuously published magazine in the United States, for students at multiple...

2014-09-22 23:06:26

EDS Enables Library to Build a Tailored Discovery Experience IPSWICH, Mass. (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Texas Tech University, a leading teaching and research institution and member of the Association of Research Libraries, has chosen EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) from EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) as its discovery solution. As part of Texas Tech’s continuing effort to make searching its library resources as easy and comprehensive as possible, it has chosen EDS to offer students...

2014-09-22 20:24:20

NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw Hill Financial (NYSE: MHFI) today announced it has agreed to sell McGraw Hill Construction to Symphony Technology Group, a strategic private equity firm based in Palo Alto, California, for $320 million in cash. The transaction, which is expected to close during the fourth quarter of 2014, is subject to regulatory approval and customary closing conditions. "The sale generates good value for our shareholders and brings more focus to...


Latest Publishing Reference Libraries

Cybook Opus
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Cybook Opus is an e-book reader produced by Bookeen from France, released on July 27, 2009. The operating system for the Opus is Linux with an open source firmware. In June 2010, Bookeen published and improved firmware with a one-second mode which allows the device to be turned on and off in one second. It also keeps the last page read open and the user does not have to reboot each time. There is no keyboard and it does not have a dictionary or bookmarks. There is no internet access...

Cybook Gen3
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Cybook Gen3 is an e-Reader designed for reading e-books, e-news, and for listening to audio books or MP3 music. It was produced by Bookeen, a French company, and released on October 29, 2007. The display is a six-inch E-Ink screen using 166 dpi, black and white, 2-bit grayscale and on the gold edition 8-bit grayscale was used. The screen is readable under sunlight and only uses the battery for turning pages, giving it 8,000 page flips of battery life. The Gen3 uses a 200MHz CPU;...

Kobo Touch
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Kobo Touch is an eReader device produced by Kobo Inc., from China, revealed on May 23, 2011, and released in the U.S. on June 10, 2011. It is the third generation eReader from Kobo, and contained improvements from the previous versions. The Kobo Touch included 15 free previews of select books instead of 100 public domain books that were included on the previous versions. Other improvements were an E Ink pearl screen, faster CPU, and it was smaller and lighter. The display is a six-inch...

Nature Photonics
2012-09-24 08:13:04

Nature Photonics is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 2007 and published monthly by the Nature Publishing Group. As with other Nature journals, this periodical has no external Editorial Board with editorial decisions made by a fully-functioning in-house team. The journal covers research related to optoelectronics, laser science, imaging, communications, and other aspects of photonics. It publishes review articles, research papers, news and commentary, and research...

Nature Medicine
2012-09-24 08:10:29

Nature Medicine is a peer-reviewed academic journal established in 1995 and published monthly by the Nature Publishing Group, a division of Macmillan Publishers Ltd. As with other Nature journals, this periodical has no external Editorial Board, with editorial decisions being made by an in-house team. Nature Medicine publishes research articles, reviews, news and commentary pieces. Topics include cancer, cardiovascular disease, gene therapy, immunology, vaccines, and neuroscience. Research...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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