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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.