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H.W. Wilson Database Content Included in EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS)

~ EDS Continues to Expand its Scope; Full Metadata for H.W. Wilson Databases Available for Mutual Customers ~

Illinois State University Selects EBSCO Discovery Service™ to Update its Search It Functionality

~EBSCO Discovery Service™ Steps in Where its Existing Service Left Off with More Robust Searching Designed to Answer to the Needs of the End User ~

IPSWICH, Mass. —September 28, 2010 — Illinois State University (ISU) has selected EBSCO Discovery Service™ from EBSCO Publishing as its discovery solution—providing a single search experience and fast, simple access to the library’s print and electronic content. The university was looking for a new option to update its existing Search It resource to open up library resources to users.

New Book, "Practical Open Source Software for Libraries" by Nicole C. Engard now Available!

September 27th, 2010
Nathan Curulla
(888) 900-8944

New Book, Practical Open Source Software for Libraries by Nicole C. Engard now Available!

ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and official Koha support company, is happy to announce that Nicole C. Engard, Director of Open Source Education at ByWater, has written her second book, Practical Open Source Software for Libraries.

LAC Group Sponsors ILA Librarian of the Year Award

September 24, 2010 – LAC Group will present the Illinois Library Association (ILA) Librarian of the Year Award at the ILA Annual Conference awards ceremony, 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, September 29, at Navy Pier in Chicago, Illinois.

Anne Hughes, Director of the Glen Carbon Centennial Library, has been selected as the 2010 recipient of the Librarian of the Year Award. This award, sponsored by LAC Group, recognizes a librarian’s distinguished service and leadership in Illinois libraries.

Zotero Everywhere

We’re delighted to announce Zotero Everywhere, a major new initiative generously funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Zotero Everywhere is aimed at dramatically increasing the accessibility of Zotero to the widest possible range of users today and in the future. Zotero Everywhere will have two main components: a standalone desktop version of Zotero with full integration into a variety of web browsers and a radically expanded application programming interface (API) to provide web and mobile access to Zotero libraries.

Mississippi State University Selects EBSCO Discovery Service™ from EBSCO Publishing

~Single Search Box, Familiar Search Experience Lead Mississippi State to Choose EBSCO Discovery Service™ ~

ELEKS Software Sponsors "CEE IT OUTSOURCING REVIEW 2009" Research

September 16, 2010 – Kyiv, Ukraine - ELEKS Software, a global organization delivering software services and solutions for diverse markets in the USA and Europe, announced that the company is sponsoring the “Central and Eastern Europe IT Outsourcing Review 2009”.

EBSCO Publishing and the John Carter Brown Library

~ Free Digitized Version of European Views of the Americas: 1493-1750

Now Available on EBSCOhost® ~

University of Liverpool Chooses EBSCO Discovery Service™

~ University of Liverpool Opts for EBSCO Discovery Service™ Looking to Provide A Fresh Look for Library Resources and Easy Access for Users~

IPSWICH, Mass. —September 14, 2010 —University of Liverpool has selected EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) from EBSCO Publishing as its discovery solution. The university was looking to offer a search tool that would take its users from their initial search into pertinent results via a single search box.

EBSCO Publishing Releases Alternative Press Index™ and Alternative Press Index: Archive™

~ New EBSCOhost® Databases Provide Comprehensive Coverage of Alternative Sources of Information ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — September 9, 2010 —Alternative Press Index™ (API) and Alternative Press Index: Archive™, new bibliographic databases from EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO), are now available. Alternative Press Index is one of the most extensive and up-to-date guides to alternative sources of information available today and Alternative Press Index: Archive delivers archives of the alternative sources dating back to 1969.