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BETHLEHEM, Pa., August 6, 2013 — In a groundbreaking pilot project with Lock Haven University, Backstage Library Works has provided the university’s archives with archival processing services, allowing researchers access to the Mary Ward Collection which spans six decades from the 1930s through the 1980s.
New Agreement Between EBSCO and NetAdvance Provides Japanese-Language Content to EBSCO Discovery Service™
EBSCO continues to bolster EBSCO Discovery Service with valuable language content. An agreement between EBSCO and NetAdvance will add an extensive collection of material for Japanese Studies to EDS. Recent upgrades to the multilingual search feature in EDS also makes non-English content easier to discover, particularly for languages like Japanese that is typically one of the most technically challenging languages for keyword searching. Adding this type of global content in EDS and making it more searchable, addresses the needs of a global and diverse customer base.
The release is below and can also be found online at: http://www.prweb.com/releases/EDS/NetAdvance/prweb10999449.htm or on the EBSCO website at: http://www.ebscohost.com/newsroom/stories/new-agreement-between-ebsco-an....
Dallas, TX — Amigos Library Services (Amigos) announces it has received a Library Cooperation Grant from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC). The grant will help fund a project to develop a new e-book distribution platform. The planned service will provide e-books for library patrons, searchable through an Amigos search interface or a local library catalog. Amigos will create the platform and negotiate directly with publishers to obtain content. The grant funds will be provided from the U.S.
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August 1, 2013. The Association of Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) in cooperation with Information Today, Inc. (ITI) has announced the appointment of Dr. Gerald Benoît as Editor of the ASIS&T Monograph Series. In this role, Benoît will acquire and develop print and digital monographs covering a range of practical and theoretical topics in information science and technology and allied disciplines.
EBSCO Information Services and Talis Partner to Improve Accessibility and Usability for Mutual Customers
A partnership between EBSCO and Talis will enable EBSCO Discovery Service to be seamlessly integrated into Talis's cloud-based Talis Aspire Reading List and Talis Aspire Digitised Content modules. Mutual users will have the ability to easily discover and use more of their content as a result. The release is below and can also be found on the EBSCO website at: http://www.ebscohost.com/newsroom/stories/ebsco-information-services-and... and online at: http://www.librarytechnology.org/message-send.pl?SID=20121023554779052
PROVO, Utah, July 31, 2013 — Backstage Library Works and the University of Pennsylvania Libraries have collaborated to bring full-text search and discovery to the entire collection of Isaac Leeser’s correspondence.
The Gershwind-Bennett Isaac Leeser Digital Repository features access to the personal papers and publications of Isaac Leeser, widely regarded as the foremost American Jewish leader in antebellum America. The repository is the first major collaborative effort undertaken by the Jesselson-Kaplan American Genizah Project.
North Bethesda, MD, July 31, 2013- LibLime, a division of PTFS, announces that Rocky View School District, located in Alberta, Canada, has finished migrating the final libraries to LibLime Koha 4.14. With the last group of school libraries to join and go live on LibLime Koha, the entire school district is now live in the LibLime Koha 4.14 union catalog.
Copyright Clearance Center Awards Scholarships to Academic Librarians to Attend American Library Association Annual Conference
Also Announcing Call for Submissions for Academic Librarians to Receive a Travel Stipend to Attend the Upcoming Charleston Conference
North Bethesda, MD, July 25, 2013- LibLime, a division of PTFS, announces that the Hussian School of Art has selected LibLime Academic Koha 5.4 as their new ILS.
Content from Casalini Libri, the leading supplier of European books, journals, digital content and bibliographical data to libraries and agencies throughout the world, is now searchable via EBSCO Discovery Service. An agreement between EBSCO Information Services and Casalini Libri will add metadata from Casalini Libri's extensive Torrossa.it platform to EDS, including the full-text content of more than 160 publishers primarily from Italy, France, Spain, Portugal and Greece.
The release is below and is also online at: http://www.prweb.com/releases/CasliniLibri/EDS/prweb10962777.htm and on the EBSCO website at: http://www.ebscohost.com/newsroom/stories/agreement-between-caslini-libr....