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2014-07-14 23:04:22

University to Contract with EBSCO for Subscription Services in Addition to Databases and EBSCO Discovery Service™ Ipswich, Mass. (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Lund University Library in Sweden and EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) have extended their collaboration following a recent tender for subscription services and the subsequent award of a contract to EBSCO. The two organizations have committed to work together for up to four more years. The university library and EBSCO have been working...

2014-07-14 23:01:47

Top Industry Publication Recognizes Gilbane as a Stand Out Among Contractors in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut New York, New York (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Gilbane Building Company today announced the company has been named “2014 Contractor of the Year” by Engineering News-Record (ENR) New York, a leading publication for the engineering and construction industry. The company was ranked 14th in ENR’s National Top 400 Contractors list in 2014, up from 21st the previous year. In the...

2014-07-14 16:26:37

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chegg, Inc. (NYSE: CHGG), the leading student-first connected learning platform, today announced it will issue its earnings release for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014, on Monday, August 4, 2014, after the market close. Chegg will host a conference call to discuss the second quarter financial results at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time (5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time) on the same day....

2014-07-14 12:23:06

LONDON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices in the $3-trillion-plus global petrochemicals market climbed $26 per metric ton (/mt) in June, up 2% from the previous month and the first price increase in five months, according to the just-released monthly Platts Global Petrochemical Index (PGPI). The PGPI is a benchmark basket of seven widely used petrochemicals and is published by Platts, a leading global energy, petrochemicals and metals information provider and a top source of...

2014-07-14 08:26:20

PHILADELPHIA, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The first handbook written "by residents, for residents" and reviewed by faculty at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the availability of the 20th edition of The Harriet Lane Handbook...

2014-07-14 08:23:53

NEW YORK, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First published articles now available for free online on ScienceDirect How does oxygen control insect body size? What influence does genetics have on insects' social structure? Articles published in the first issue of Current Opinion in Insect Science [http://www.journals.elsevier.com/current-opinion-in-insect-science/recent-articles ] - launched today - aims to answer these and more questions. Current Opinion in...

2014-07-14 04:20:22

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Editors from Penton's Aviation Week and sister publication Air Transport World (ATW) hit the ground running at this week's Farnborough International Airshow. The team is providing up-to-the-minute coverage of the event online or via our free events app, along with videos, daily "EBulletin" wrapup for the five days of the show and social media coverage. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140710/126174 Among the offerings...

2014-07-11 08:22:11

State's Top Energy Official Will Discuss Outlook for Shale Drilling, Wind Energy WASHINGTON, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Platts, a leading global provider of energy, petrochemicals, metals and agriculture information, announces its Platts Energy Week TV program will begin airing in one of the top energy-producing states in the U.S. Sunday with its debut on Oklahoma's statewide public broadcasting service (PBS) network. OETA The Oklahoma Network will become the 17(th) PBS market...

2014-07-10 23:05:28

New Digital Historical Archive Includes Prominent Art History Periodicals Ipswich, MA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) announces the release of Frick Art Reference Library Periodicals Index™, an index-only database representing more than 150 prominent art history periodicals held at and indexed by one of the most prestigious art libraries in the world, the Frick Art Reference Library of The Frick Collection. Periodicals indexed in Frick Art Reference Library...

2014-07-10 16:22:56

In the news release, 20th Anniversary ESSENCE Festival Largest Ever With More Than 550,000 Attendees, issued 07-Jul-2014 by ESSENCE Magazine over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the Notes to Editors section should have noted Solomon Group as the producer of the event. The complete, corrected release follows: 20th Anniversary ESSENCE Festival Largest Ever With More Than 550,000 Attendees FESTIVAL MARKED 20 YEAR MILESTONE WITH 20 STAGES OF ENTERTAINMENT AND EMPOWERMENT OVER...


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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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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