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Massachusetts Library Group Receives Grant from EBSCO Information Services

Oct
25

Massachusetts Library Group Receives Grant from EBSCO Information Services
~ Financial Grant will Support New Evergreen Developments ~

Worcester, Mass. — October 25, 2016 — The web-based, open source Integrated Library System (ILS)
Evergreen will be continuing to develop software that meets the needs of libraries thanks in part to a grant from EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO). The grant to the Massachusetts Library Network Cooperative (MassLNC) is intended to finance new developments of popular catalog features for thousands of libraries using Evergreen.

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Brill now publishes Catholic Christendom, 1300-1700 and St Andrews Studies in Reformation History

Oct
25

Leiden (NL) / Boston (USA) / Singapore (SG) – 25 October 2016

Brill, the international scholarly publisher, further expands its portfolio in Early Modern History with the book series Catholic Christendom, 1300-1700 (CAC, http://www.brill.com/cac) and St Andrews Studies in Reformation History (SASRH, http://www.brill.com/sasrh), both formerly published by Ashgate. Books in both series will become available in print and online.

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Backstage completes extensive on-site digitization and transmissive digitization projects for Library of Congress

Oct
19

Contact:

Kat Kamp
Backstage Library Works
Phone: 801.356.1852
[email protected] | www.bslw.com


BETHLEHEM, Pa., October 19, 2016 – Backstage Library Works recently completed a pair of scanning projects for the Library of Congress. Over the course of 18 months, they digitized 808,000 archival documents and bound book images on-site at the Library, plus 236,500 transmissive images at Backstage’s preservation facility in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Digitizing rare and fragile collections on location at libraries provides curators an alternative to the extra handling involved with shipping.

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Brill Brings Hiersemann‘s Lexikon des gesamten Buchwesens Online

Oct
14

Leiden (NL) / Boston (USA) / Singapore (SG) – 14 October 2016

Brill, the international scholarly publisher, acquires the electronic distribution rights to Lexikon des gesamten Buchwesens, second edition (LGB²) from Hiersemann Verlag (Stuttgart, Germany), and further expands its portfolio in Book History and of major reference works in the German language.

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The SWITCH Library Consortium Goes Live on ByWater Solutions Koha Support

Oct
13

10/13/2016
CONTACT:
Nathan Curulla
(888) 900-8944
[email protected]

The SWITCH Library Consortium Goes Live on ByWater Solutions Koha Support

ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America's forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that the Southeastern Wisconsin Information Technology Exchange, Inc (SWITCH) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin is now live on their Koha open source integrated library system.

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An essential guide to linked data for libraries, archives and museums

Oct
11

11/10/2016

For immediate release

An essential guide to linked data for libraries, archives and museums

Facet Publishing have announced the release of Linked Data for Cultural Heritage

In this new book Ed Jones and Michele Seikel along with a stellar list of contributors help readers understand linked data concepts by examining practice and projects based in libraries, archives, and museums.

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Majority of Brill’s Book Series Now Included in Scopus

Oct
10

Leiden (NL) / Boston (USA) / Singapore (SG) – 10 October 2016

The international scholarly publisher Brill has 280+ of its book series included in Scopus, the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature. Scopus covers abstracts and citations of more than 64 million items from over 5,000 different publishers. This large number of scientific journals, books and conference proceedings delivers a comprehensive overview of the world's research output and helps academics, governments and corporates with their research activities.

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EBSCO Announces Winner of the 2016 EBSCO Charleston Conference Scholarship

Oct
06

EBSCO Information Services Announces Winner of the 2016 EBSCO Charleston Conference Scholarship
~ Heidi Tebbe of North Carolina State University Earns EBSCO Scholarship ~

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