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~EBSCO Publishing’s Familiar Platform and Patron Drive Acquisition Program Lead Utica College to Choose eBooks on EBSCOhost®~
IPSWICH, Mass. — November 8, 2012 — Utica College has chosen eBooks on EBSCOhost® from EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) to grow its e-book collection. The college was looking to expand its electronic collection and although they looked at other e-book vendors, the site’s familiarity and positive experience with EBSCOhost databases as well the benefits of EBSCO’s Patron Driven Acquisition (PDA) Program convinced Utica College that eBooks on EBSCOhost was the right fit.
IPSWICH, Mass. — November 6, 2012 — EBSCO Publishing’s (EBSCO) recent agreement with content partner, Accessible Archives, Inc. will enable additional primary source content to be discoverable within EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS). Metadata from Accessible Archives’ American County Histories to 1900 III: Southeast and The Lily will be added to the EDS Base Index, the most comprehensive and robust collection of metadata from the best content sources. The addition of this content will serve as a valuable resource for EDS users with an interest in American history and culture.
EBSCO Publishing Introduces Humanities Source™— Most Comprehensive Collection Available in the Humanities Field
IPSWICH, Mass. — November 6, 2012 — EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has released Humanities Source™, the most comprehensive resource available in the Humanities field. The bibliographic and full-text database was developed from a merger of high-quality databases from EBSCO and H.W. Wilson, and includes many unique sources that were never previously available. Humanities Source is the first time the entire H.W. Wilson indexing collection of Humanities research literature is available within a single database.
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Duluth, GA — November 6, 2012
Haywood Public Library has gone live on Evergreen as part of the NC Cardinal consortium. Equinox Software over saw both data migration and staff training. ESI will also continue to provide on-going system administration and technical support for the entire consortium.
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Library offers Web access to world-renowned collection devoted to history of motion pictures
Since its establishment in 1928, the library of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has grown into a world-renowned institution dedicated to documenting the history and development of motion pictures as an art form and an industry. The library is open to the public and is an important resource for scholars, students, researchers and industry professionals. Today, researchers, students and film aficionados worldwide can begin to explore these rich, unique collections online through the Margaret Herrick Library Digital Collections.
Gale Commemorates Readers’ Choice Distinction with Massive Giveaway
Farmington Hills, MI, Nov. 1, 2012 — Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, today announced its eBook platform, Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL), was voted “Best Overall Database” by the readers of Library Journal magazine. The company plans to commemorate the win with an unprecedented giveaway.
EBSCO Publishing Releases K-8 and High School E-book Collections
~New E-book Subscription Collections Align with
Common Core Guidelines for Grade K-8 and 9-12 ~
North Bethesda, MD, November 1, 2012- LibLime, a division of PTFS, announces that five new school libraries in the Rocky View School District (Alberta, Canada) have officially gone live on LibLime Koha. Bearspaw School, Muriel Clayton Middle School, Elbow Valley Elementary School, Rainbow Creek Elementary School, and Springbank Middle School are the newest schools to go-live on LibLime Koha.
Indiana Librarians, Professional Development Opportunity, 12 LEUs Online Arts and Crafts for Youth Librarians Workshop
Indiana Librarians, Professional Development Opportunity, 12 LEUs Online Arts and Crafts for Youth Librarians Workshop Opens November 12, 2012
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San Diego, California (Online)— October 31, 2012
Contact: Valerie Colston email@example.com 858-453-2278
Unique online professional development opportunity for Indiana Librarians. Enroll today in the Arts and Crafts for Youth Librarians @ http://www.artmuseums.com/youthlibrarians.html offered by Art Teacher on the Net
Course Title-Arts and Crafts for Youth Librarians
Birmingham, Ala. — Wednesday, October 31, 2012 The — American Library Association (ALA) and EBSCO are partnering to offer seven scholarships for librarians to attend the 2013 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago. The meeting — which will take place June 27 – July 2, 2013 — offers an opportunity for continuing education, meetings, and interaction with colleagues.
Each EBSCO scholarship will be in the amount of $1,000. The scholarship money is to be used for conference registration, travel, and expenses.