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New Points of View Debate Blog Now Available for Students Using EBSCO Publishing’s Points of View Reference Center™

Jan
18

~Points of View Debate Blog Creates Opportunities for Discussion and Debate about Topics in the News ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — January 18, 2012 — The creators of Points of View Reference Center™ (POV) from EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) have released the Points of View Debate Blog — a forum for students to discuss topics in the news and debate them with their peers. The blog is a free companion service for schools subscribing to EBSCO’s Points of View Reference Center.

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New OCLC WorldShare License Manager combines knowledge base with linking technology to offer new approach to electronic resource management

Jan
16

DUBLIN, Ohio, January 16, 2012—OCLC has announced the launch of OCLC WorldShare License Manager, a new service to help libraries meet the increasing challenges and complexities of electronic resource management.

OCLC WorldShare License Manager offers a unique solution in that it brings together the two key features of electronic resource management—knowledge about licenses that govern their purchase and use, and linking technology that connects users to needed content in a single place.

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28 more libraries join the OCLC WorldShare Management Services community

Jan
13

DUBLIN, Ohio, January 13, 2012—Since July 1, 2011, 28 libraries have selected OCLC WorldShare Management Services, the first truly cooperative, Webscale management services for libraries that streamline cataloging, acquisitions, circulation, license management and workflows, and offer a next-gen discovery tool for library users. This brings the number of libraries worldwide committed to using OCLC WorldShare Management Services to 171.

Among the new subscribers:

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Chandos launches e-book platform

Jan
12

Chandos Publishing, a leading library and information science publishing company based in Oxford UK, (and an imprint of Woodhead Publishing Limited) is pleased to announce the launch of its e-book platform Chandos Publishing Online. MetaPress is the host provider for the site.

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PsycTESTS™ To Be Available Via EBSCOhost®

Jan
11

~ Psychological Tests, Measures, Scales, Surveys, and Other Assessments from
American Psychological Association~

IPSWICH, Mass. — January 12, 2011 — EBSCO Publishing and the American Psychological Association have signed an agreement that will enable PsycTESTS™ to be accessible via EBSCOhost®, the most-used for-fee electronic resource in libraries around the world. PsycTESTS provides academic institutions, mental health centers, hospitals and government agencies access to descriptive summaries, full text and relevant citations on the development and assessment of tests and measures.

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EBSCO Streamlines Usage Data Management with EBSCONET® Usage Consolidation

Jan
11

~Automatic access to usage data helps librarians make more-informed choices about the resources their libraries provide~

Birmingham, Ala. – Jan. 11, 2012 – EBSCO has released EBSCONET® Usage Consolidation, a tool designed to help librarians collect, consolidate, and report on the usage of their online collections.

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LocalEdge Releases New Digital Products

Jan
09

Today LocalEdge, a Hearst Media Services Company, held their leadership conference. This year the theme for their summit was “Evolution by Execution”. At the conference Jeff Folckemer, President and CEO of LocalEdge and a Senior VP of the Hearst Newspaper Division, spent the day reviewing their full digital product suite along with introducing four new digital products.

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National Library of France Chooses EBSCO Discovery Service™

Jan
09

~ Comprehensive Index and Unique Ability to Incorporate Resources Key Factors in Decision to Implement EBSCO Discovery Service™ at Bibliothèque nationale de France ~

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OCLC working with SkillSoft to add records for Books24x7 digital book catalog to WorldCat

Jan
09

DUBLIN, Ohio, January 9, 2012—OCLC is working with SkillSoft, a leading SaaS provider of e-learning and performance support solutions for global enterprises, government and education, to add records for the Books24x7 digital book catalog to WorldCat, the world’s most comprehensive database for discovery of library resources.

SkillSoft’s growing selection of over 30,000 titles in a variety of subject areas will be represented in WorldCat with a link to the Books24x7 platform.

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Chris Sharp and Tara Robertson Awarded Code4Lib Conference Scholarships from Equinox Software

Jan
09

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Duluth, GA —January 9, 2012

Equinox Software is proud to announce that Chris Sharp from Georgia Public Library Service and Tara Robertson from Emily Carr University of Art + Design will receive scholarships to the Code4Lib Conference in Seattle, Washington. The award includes reimbursement for registration as well as travel and accommodation expenses.

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