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EBSCO Information Services Continues to Support Open Source Technology for Libraries

May
26

EBSCO Information Services Continues to Support Open Source Technology for Libraries
~ EBSCO Provides Additional Support and Funding to Koha toward Open-Source ILS Enhancements ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — May 26, 2016 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) continues to provide support in advocating open source and open access. EBSCO has agreed to provide additional financial support to Koha, the world’s first full-featured, free open source Integrated Library System (ILS) that is used worldwide by more than 15,000 libraries of all types.

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Shanghai Library Acquires the Blaeu-Van der Hem Facsimile Atlas from Brill

May
24

Leiden (NL) / Boston (USA) / Singapore (SG) – 24 May 2016

The Rare Books Collection of Shanghai Library acquires the facsimile edition of the famous Blaeu-Van der Hem Atlas, produced in a limited 8-volume edition, distributed by Brill.

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LearningExpress Announces PrepSTEP™ High School Edition

May
19

LearningExpress Announces PrepSTEP™ High School Edition
~ Helps Students Build College and Career Readiness ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — May 19, 2016 — In response to the urgent need for high schools to improve the college and career readiness among students, LearningExpress, an EBSCO company, introduces PrepSTEP™ High School Edition. The online learning platform helps high school students build the skills that prepare them for success in college, in a career, and beyond.

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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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EBSCO Health and the American Medical Association Partner to Give All AMA Members Access to DynaMed Plus

May
16

EBSCO Health and the American Medical Association Partner to Give All AMA Members Access to DynaMed Plus®

Partnership gives AMA members access to DynaMed’s next-generation clinical information resource and expands reach of JAMA Network Journals

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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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The authorized concise guide to RDA now available

May
13

Co-published by Facet Publishing, ALA and CLA, RDA Essentials is the new concise guide to cataloguing with RDA (Resource Description and Access) and is essential reading for those seeking a simplified path to creating basic RDA records.

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