You are herePress Release

Press Release


Press Releases From LISWire

EBSCO eBooks™ Will Indicate Choice Outstanding Academic Titles

EBSCO eBooks™ Will Indicate
Choice Outstanding Academic Titles
~ Agreement between Choice and EBSCO
Highlights Best in Scholarly Titles Reviewed by Choice ~

Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi See Measurable Results Two Years after EBSCO Discovery Service and SirsiDynix Implementation

Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi See Measurable Results Two Years after EBSCO Discovery Service™ and SirsiDynix Implementation
~University Sees Good Return on Investment with Success of EDS and SirsiDynix ~

IPSWICH, Mass. —August 25, 2014 — It has been two years since the launch of EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) and SirsiDynix for Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi and the university reports its usage of resources has maintained a steady increase during that time.

Brill to Launch Chinese Website at Beijing Book Fair

Leiden (NL) / Boston (MA) – 25 August 2014

Brill is set to launch a Chinese version of their corporate website at the Beijing Book Fair.

Brill, the international scholarly publisher, is set to launch a Chinese version of their corporate website – brill.com/cn – at the Beijing Book Fair. Now available in Simplified Chinese, the website allows Brill to better serve the Chinese-speaking research and academic library communities.

New Arts and Crafts for Librarians Online Workshops Offered in September Line Up from Art Teacher on the Net

San Diego, CA-August 21, 2014

Along with the highly recommended, approved for LEU (Indiana,) and popular Art for Librarians, Tweens and Teens Going Green! Art Programming for Librarians, It's Fun to be Green-Art Programming (Ages 5-12 Emphasis,) and Go Green! Babies, Toddlers, Preschool and Kinders, online workshops, librarians will have new choices in September from Art Teacher on the Net located at www.ArtMuseums.com.

The following 4 week online workshops will be offered:

Making Maker Spaces Programming

EBSCO’s eBook Collection Continues to Expand with Release of 12 New Subject Sets

EBSCO’s eBook Collection Continues to Expand with Release of 12 New Subject Sets
~There are Now More Than 200 Pre-Packaged Collections in High-Interest Subject Areas~

IPSWICH, Mass. — August 21, 2014 — EBSCO Information Services announces the release of 12 new EBSCO eBook™ Subject Sets, which increases the total number to more than 200. The Subject Sets are offered to libraries in convenient collections grouped by subject matter.

Dr. Kevin Loughlin Joins DynaMed as Deputy Editor of Oncology and Hematology

Dr. Kevin Loughlin Joins DynaMed™ as
Deputy Editor of Oncology and Hematology
~ Brigham and Women’s Doctor to Strengthen Oncology Content
Available from the EBSCO Health Clinical Reference Tool ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — August 14, 2014 — Healthcare professionals who access evidence-based oncology information through DynaMed™ will now be using content overseen by the new DynaMed Deputy Editor of Oncology and Hematology, Kevin Loughlin, MD, MBA, MA (Hon.). Dr. Loughlin brings extensive credentials and significant experience in the field to the tool from EBSCO Health.

Hunter-Rice Health Sciences Library Selects LibLime Koha 4.18

North Bethesda, MD, August 18, 2014 – Hunter-Rice Health Sciences Library at Samaritan Health Center has contracted with LibLime to provide them with support and migration services for LibLime Koha 4.18. The hospital library located in Watertown, NY will now operate using LibLime Koha’s newest features including enhanced circulation policies, the Solr search engine, full faceted support in the OPAC, an embedded New Titles list, expanded functionality for expired and cancelled holds, and RDA support.

University of Virginia Upgrades from Primo Central to EBSCO Discovery Service API via Blacklight

University of Virginia Upgrades from Primo Central to EBSCO Discovery Service™ API via Blacklight
~ University Tested Both Systems with the Same Front End (Blacklight) and Determined that the EDS API Provides Better Search Retrieval ~

A landmark examination of the rare book and special collections field for practitioners

Facet Publishing have announced the release of Rare Books and Special Collections by Sidney E Berger http://www.facetpublishing.co.uk/title.php?id=0150.

From cuneiform, coins, and codices to prints, drawings, photographs, and maps, departments of rare books and special collections are the premier repositories of significant printed and manuscript works and artefacts. Entrusted with the responsibility of preserving the records of history and culture, these institutions enable access to millions of source materials.

The U.S. Fire Administration Selects LibLime Academic Koha 5.8

North Bethesda, MD, August 13, 2014- U.S. Fire Administration, an entity of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), has selected LibLime Academic Koha 5.8 for all collection and patron management services. In the upcoming months, U.S. Fire Administration library staff will be working closely with LibLime project management to go live on LibLime Academic Koha.

The Fire Administration will enjoy the following features included in the new release of LibLime Academic Koha 5.8: