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EBSCO and Infogroup Sign Reseller Agreement—EBSCO to Provide Business and Consumer Data from ReferenceUSA to Libraries
EBSCO will be reselling ReferenceUSA, the leading provider of business and consumer content, to libraries and will soon provide metadata from ReferenceUSA to searchers using EBSCO Discovery Service. This will allow library researchers to have unsurpassed access to valuable business and consumer information.
The release can be found on the EBSCO website at
http://tiny.cc/RefUSA and online at http://www.prweb.com/releases/EBSCO/ReferenceUSA/prweb10781903.htm.
Dallas, TX — Amigos Library Services is pleased to announce the following persons have been elected to new three-year terms on the Amigos Board of Directors:
• Ms. Polly Boruff-Jones, Director of Library & Information Services, Drury University, Springfield, MO
• Ms. Gretchen McCord, Attorney and Consultant, Digital Information Law, Austin, TX, Independent Director
• Mr. Steve Potter, Library Director and Chief Executive Officer, Mid-Continent Public Library, Independence, MO
New Agreement Between EBSCO Information Services and Cengage Learning Provides Gale Metadata in EBSCO Discovery Service™
Gale databases and archives are now discoverable through EBSCO Discovery Service. The release below has the details and can also be found at http://www.prweb.com/releases/EDS/Gale/prweb10770385.htm. Please let me know if you have any questions.
Skip Prichard, an experienced senior executive in the information services market, has been named the next OCLC President and CEO.
Leiden (NL) / Boston (MA) – 17 May 2013
Brill, the international scholarly publisher, has signed an agreement with the National Translation Centre of Tunisia in Tunis for the Arabic translation of the second edition of the renowned Encyclopaedia of Islam. The agreement was ratified by Tunisia’s Minister of Culture, Dr. Mehdi Mabrouk.
North Bethesda, MD, May 16, 2013- LibLime, a division of PTFS, announces that the Nigeria Natural Medicine Development Agency (NNMDA) in Lagos, Nigeria is now live on LibLime Koha 4.14.
Data-Planet™ and EBSCO Provide Mutual Customers with Access to Statistical Data via EBSCO Discovery Service™
Statistical data from Data-Planet is now available through EBSCO Discovery Service following an agreement between EBSCO and Data-Planet. The release can also be found at: http://www.prweb.com/releases/Data-Planet/EDS/prweb10739128.htm.
NASIG Selects Shannon Regan for 2013 Horizon Award
~ EBSCO-Sponsored Award Recognizes a Promising New Information Professional ~
Lincoln College of Technology Chooses ByWater Solutions' Koha Support
ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America’s forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that Lincoln College of Technology of Cincinnati, Ohio is now live on their installation of the Koha integrated library system.
Twenty-seven libraries throughout Australia and New Zealand are part of the more than 2,500 libraries, archives, museums and other cultural heritage institutions around the world using OCLC’s CONTENTdm Digital Collection Management Software to manage their digital collections and make them available on the Web. Of the 27 libraries, 25 are part of the CONTENTdm software “quick start” program, which makes each Te Puna member, Amlib, VDX or OCLC WorldShare Management Services user eligible for its own CONTENTdm license hosted in the OCLC Sydney Data Center at no additional cost.