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White Rose Libraries in the UK select OCLC Sustainable Collection Services for collaborative print management

May
18

DUBLIN, Ohio, May 18, 2016—The White Rose Libraries, a long-standing collaboration among the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York, have selected OCLC Sustainable Collection Services to assist in developing a regional shared-print collection.

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WorldCat helps parents using Univision Contigo’s ‘Clave al Éxito’ find library books to support their children’s academic success

May
13

DUBLIN, Ohio, May 13, 2016—OCLC, a nonprofit global library cooperative, and Univision Communications Inc. (UCI), the leading media company serving Hispanic America, are making it easier for parents to locate nearby libraries and access recommended titles to help prepare their children for schoolwork in the United States.

Through its mobile-first digital destination, “Clave al Éxito,” (Key to Success), Univision Contigo provides Hispanic parents with bilingual resources that they need to help their children succeed in school and beyond.

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New Research Reveals Libraries Achieve Equilibrium between Digital and Print as Budgets Advance

May
03

May 5, 2016, Medford, New Jersey – According to new research conducted by the Library Resource Guide (LRG) in conjunction with Unisphere Research, library budgets gained strength as the economy improved in recent years. Areas seeing increased investment include staffing and computer equipment. The decline in print acquisitions has leveled off, while ebook adoption has peaked and appears to be slipping.

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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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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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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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