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LibLime, a division of PTFS, announces El Dorado Correctional Facility Selects LibLime Academic Koha

Apr
29

North Bethesda, MD, April 29, 2016 - LibLime, a division of PTFS, announces that the El Dorado Correctional Facility has contracted with LibLime to provide implementation, support and hosting services for LibLime Academic Koha. Ellsworth will take advantage of much of the functionality offered in the application, including:

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Hamad Bin Khalifa University (Qatar) and Brill collaborate on new Open Access Journal and Book Series on Islamic Ethics

Apr
28

Leiden (NL) / Boston (USA) / Singapore (SG) – 28 April 2016

New OA Brill journal and book series with HBKU’s Centre for Islamic Legislation and Ethics from 2017

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Second edition of the landmark guide to digital curation

Apr
27

27/4/2016

For immediate release:

Second edition of the landmark guide to digital curation

Useful as both a teaching text and day-to-day working guide, Digital Curation outlines the essential concepts and techniques that are crucial to preserving the longevity of digital resources.

In this revamped and expanded second edition, Gillian Oliver comprehensively revises Ross Harvey’s original text; widening the scope to address continuing developments in the strategies, technological approaches, and activities that are part of this rapidly changing field.

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Critical Literacy for Information Professionals

Apr
22

22/4/2016

For immediate release:

Critical Literacy for Information Professionals

This new book explores critical literacy theory and provides practical guidance to how it can be taught and applied in libraries.

The approach taken in critical literacy is not to read texts in isolation, but to develop an understanding of the cultural, ideological and sociolinguistic contexts in which they are created and read.

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Amigos eShelf(SM) Service partners with Elsevier

Apr
20

Dallas, TX – Amigos Library Services is pleased to announce it has entered into a partnership between its Amigos eShelf(SM) Service e-book distribution platform and Elsevier, a leading academic publisher of medical and scientific literature. The partnership allows eShelf(SM) Service subscribers access to approximately 25,000 science and technology e-books offered by Elsevier.

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EBSCO Information Services Introduces Five Time Inc. Titles to Digital Archives

Apr
19

EBSCO Information Services Introduces Five Time Inc. Titles to Digital Archives
Iconic Brands Include Fortune, Life, People, Sports Illustrated and Time

IPSWICH, MA – April 19, 2016 – Digital magazine archives from EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) are now available for five renowned Time Inc. brands. These include the complete, extensive and searchable digital versions of the Fortune, Life, People, Sports Illustrated and Time Magazine Archives.

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A Gruffalo! What’s a Gruffalo? World famous children’s book illustrator shares his skills at Mini Literature Festival (in Bradford)

Apr
13

Gruffalo co-creator Axel Scheffler will be leading a Mini Literature Festival for West Yorkshire school pupils at (12.30pm, Bradford Grammar School, 18 April).

Axel Scheffler, who brought to life one of the world’s best-loved monsters, will be leading a Mini Literature Festival for West Yorkshire school pupils to celebrate a new 2.1 million library at Bradford Grammar School (BGS).
Axel Scheffler, co-creator of ‘The Gruffalo’, will visit BGS on Monday 18 April to open the new library and take part in a day of Gruffalo-related activities including ‘festival workshops’.

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LearningExpress Named SIIA Education CODiE Award Finalist

Apr
12

LearningExpress Named SIIA Education CODiE Award Finalist for Best College and Career Readiness Solution
~ PrepSTEP™ Earns Prestigious Education Industry Recognition ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — April 12, 2016 — LearningExpress, an EBSCO company and leading provider of standardized test preparation, today announced that PrepSTEP™ was named a finalist for the 2016 SIIA CODiE Awards in the Best College and Career Readiness Solution category. PrepSTEP™ was named as one of the 160 finalists across 29 education technology categories.

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PlumX Metrics Help University of Helsinki Gauge Reach of Research

Apr
11

PlumX Metrics Help University of Helsinki Gauge Reach of Research
~ New Type of Metrics Provide University Researchers Greater Insights ~

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