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Brill to Launch Chinese Website at Beijing Book Fair

Leiden (NL) / Boston (MA) – 25 August 2014

Brill is set to launch a Chinese version of their corporate website at the Beijing Book Fair.

Brill, the international scholarly publisher, is set to launch a Chinese version of their corporate website – brill.com/cn – at the Beijing Book Fair. Now available in Simplified Chinese, the website allows Brill to better serve the Chinese-speaking research and academic library communities.

New Arts and Crafts for Librarians Online Workshops Offered in September Line Up from Art Teacher on the Net

San Diego, CA-August 21, 2014

Along with the highly recommended, approved for LEU (Indiana,) and popular Art for Librarians, Tweens and Teens Going Green! Art Programming for Librarians, It's Fun to be Green-Art Programming (Ages 5-12 Emphasis,) and Go Green! Babies, Toddlers, Preschool and Kinders, online workshops, librarians will have new choices in September from Art Teacher on the Net located at www.ArtMuseums.com.

The following 4 week online workshops will be offered:

Making Maker Spaces Programming

Dr. Kevin Loughlin Joins DynaMed as Deputy Editor of Oncology and Hematology

Dr. Kevin Loughlin Joins DynaMed™ as
Deputy Editor of Oncology and Hematology
~ Brigham and Women’s Doctor to Strengthen Oncology Content
Available from the EBSCO Health Clinical Reference Tool ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — August 14, 2014 — Healthcare professionals who access evidence-based oncology information through DynaMed™ will now be using content overseen by the new DynaMed Deputy Editor of Oncology and Hematology, Kevin Loughlin, MD, MBA, MA (Hon.). Dr. Loughlin brings extensive credentials and significant experience in the field to the tool from EBSCO Health.

Hunter-Rice Health Sciences Library Selects LibLime Koha 4.18

North Bethesda, MD, August 18, 2014 – Hunter-Rice Health Sciences Library at Samaritan Health Center has contracted with LibLime to provide them with support and migration services for LibLime Koha 4.18. The hospital library located in Watertown, NY will now operate using LibLime Koha’s newest features including enhanced circulation policies, the Solr search engine, full faceted support in the OPAC, an embedded New Titles list, expanded functionality for expired and cancelled holds, and RDA support.

A landmark examination of the rare book and special collections field for practitioners

Facet Publishing have announced the release of Rare Books and Special Collections by Sidney E Berger http://www.facetpublishing.co.uk/title.php?id=0150.

From cuneiform, coins, and codices to prints, drawings, photographs, and maps, departments of rare books and special collections are the premier repositories of significant printed and manuscript works and artefacts. Entrusted with the responsibility of preserving the records of history and culture, these institutions enable access to millions of source materials.

The U.S. Fire Administration Selects LibLime Academic Koha 5.8

North Bethesda, MD, August 13, 2014- U.S. Fire Administration, an entity of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), has selected LibLime Academic Koha 5.8 for all collection and patron management services. In the upcoming months, U.S. Fire Administration library staff will be working closely with LibLime project management to go live on LibLime Academic Koha.

The Fire Administration will enjoy the following features included in the new release of LibLime Academic Koha 5.8:

NIWA in New Zealand Sees Usage Increase 10 Percent since Implementing EBSCO Discovery Service™ with Koha

NIWA in New Zealand Sees Usage Increase 10 Percent since Implementing EBSCO Discovery Service™ with Koha
~EDS-Koha Helps National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research
Users Access Library Resources in Easy and User-Friendly Way~

Merck & Co. Pharmaceuticals Selects LibLime Academic Koha 5.8

North Bethesda, MD, August 6, 2014 – LibLime, a division of PTFS, announced that Merck & Co in West Point, Pennsylvania has chosen LibLime to provide them with support and hosting services for LibLime Academic Koha 5.8. Merck’s drug development and manufacturing facility in the suburbs of Philadelphia will be taking advantage of the rich functionality in Academic Koha 5.8, including enhanced circulation policies, the Solr search engine, full faceted support in the OPAC, an embedded New Titles list, an additional functionality for expired and cancelled holds, and RDA support.

EBSCO Health Introduces Nursing Reference Center Plus

EBSCO Health Introduces Nursing Reference Center Plus™
~Advanced Nursing Research Includes New Features to Improve Nursing Practice~

IPSWICH, Mass. — August 5, 2014 — Nurses looking for information to help provide the best care possible to their patients can now turn to Nursing Reference Center Plus™ from EBSCO Health. The evidence-based clinical decision support tool was created by nurses for nurses and is designed to improve nursing practice and positively impact patient care.

Brill Announces New Suite of Open Access Journals

Leiden (NL) / Boston (MA) - 29 July 2014

Brill, the international scholarly publisher, announces a new suite of open access journals covering four major disciplines.

In the Brill Open program, Brill is now announcing the launch of four new full Open Access journals in the following disciplines: Humanities, Social Sciences, Law, and Biology. These journals will offer a pure open access environment. Each journal will be divided in sections that align with the major subject areas in the discipline.