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EBSCO Information Services Continues to Support Open Source Technology for Libraries

May
26

EBSCO Information Services Continues to Support Open Source Technology for Libraries
~ EBSCO Provides Additional Support and Funding to Koha toward Open-Source ILS Enhancements ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — May 26, 2016 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) continues to provide support in advocating open source and open access. EBSCO has agreed to provide additional financial support to Koha, the world’s first full-featured, free open source Integrated Library System (ILS) that is used worldwide by more than 15,000 libraries of all types.

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Renew and refresh your professional identity, become an innovative school librarian

May
26

Facet Publishing have announced the publication of The Innovative School Librarian, 2nd edition
Written by current leaders in the field, each chapter in this new book addresses the practical issues facing school librarians. This new edition has been fully updated to incorporate curriculum revisions, resource changes, developments in the use and integration of technology and new routes into the profession.

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EBSCO Information Services Expands its Resources on Asia with Release of the Bibliography of Asian Studies™ via EBSCOhost®

May
24

EBSCO Information Services Expands its Resources on Asia with Release of the Bibliography of Asian Studies™ via EBSCOhost®
~ Comprehensive Western-Language Resource for Research on Asia ~

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Shanghai Library Acquires the Blaeu-Van der Hem Facsimile Atlas from Brill

May
24

Leiden (NL) / Boston (USA) / Singapore (SG) – 24 May 2016

The Rare Books Collection of Shanghai Library acquires the facsimile edition of the famous Blaeu-Van der Hem Atlas, produced in a limited 8-volume edition, distributed by Brill.

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Learn how to apply, teach and promote visual literacy in your library

May
20

Facet Publishing have announced the release of Visual Literacy for Libraries: A practical, standards-based guide.

The importance of images and visual media in today’s culture is changing what it means to be literate in the 21st century. Digital technologies have made it possible for almost anyone to create and share visual media. Yet the pervasiveness of images and visual media does not necessarily mean that individuals are able to critically view, use, and produce visual content.

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LearningExpress Announces PrepSTEP™ High School Edition

May
19

LearningExpress Announces PrepSTEP™ High School Edition
~ Helps Students Build College and Career Readiness ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — May 19, 2016 — In response to the urgent need for high schools to improve the college and career readiness among students, LearningExpress, an EBSCO company, introduces PrepSTEP™ High School Edition. The online learning platform helps high school students build the skills that prepare them for success in college, in a career, and beyond.

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White Rose Libraries in the UK select OCLC Sustainable Collection Services for collaborative print management

May
18

DUBLIN, Ohio, May 18, 2016—The White Rose Libraries, a long-standing collaboration among the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York, have selected OCLC Sustainable Collection Services to assist in developing a regional shared-print collection.

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EBSCO Health and the American Medical Association Partner to Give All AMA Members Access to DynaMed Plus

May
16

EBSCO Health and the American Medical Association Partner to Give All AMA Members Access to DynaMed Plus®

Partnership gives AMA members access to DynaMed’s next-generation clinical information resource and expands reach of JAMA Network Journals

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The authorized concise guide to RDA now available

May
13

Co-published by Facet Publishing, ALA and CLA, RDA Essentials is the new concise guide to cataloguing with RDA (Resource Description and Access) and is essential reading for those seeking a simplified path to creating basic RDA records.

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