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EBSCO Publishing Releases a New Version of EBSCOhost® Mobile — Optimal Searching for Smartphones and Mobile Devices
Added Features and Functionality Improve Mobile Access to
EBSCOhost® Databases and EBSCO Discovery Service™ ~
IPSWICH, Mass. — August 21, 2012 — EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has released an updated version of EBSCOhost® Mobile providing library patrons and researchers worldwide with optimal searching from the most popular smartphones and mobile devices. With ease of use and more functionality, the new EBSCOhost Mobile will provide users with an improved search experience for accessing EBSCOhost databases and EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) on the go.
Expanded Access to eBooks on EBSCOhost® Now Available through GOBI3Including Additional User Models and Demand-Driven Acquisitions
~YBP Library Services to Offer Additional Access Options for eBooks on EBSCOhost® Allowing Librarians to Better Select and Manage Their eBook Orders through GOBI3~
Partnership between EBSCO Publishing and Apabi Adds Simplified Chinese E-books to EBSCO Discovery Service™
~ Metadata for Over 650,000 E-books Accessible to EBSCO Discovery Service™ Users ~
IPSWICH, Mass. — July 31, 2012 — EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) and Apabi have come to an agreement allowing metadata from Apabi’s e-book collection to be added to the Base Index of EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS). The e-books from Apabi are designed to offer a vast collection in a variety of subject areas to researchers in higher education, public libraries, corporations and government.
North Bethesda, MD, July 12, 2012 LibLime, a division of PTFS, and WALDO (Westchester Academic Library Directors Organization) announce the production release of LibLime Academic Koha 5.0. All WALDO member libraries will undergo production upgrades over the next few weeks.
~ Descriptive Summaries, Full Text, Relevant Citations on the Development and Assessment of Psychological Tests and Measures ~
IPSWICH, Mass. — June 22, 2012 — EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) and American Psychological Association (APA) has expanded their partnership to allow PsycTESTS® to be available via EBSCOhost®. PsycTESTS is a one-of-a kind database providing descriptive summaries, full text and relevant citations on the development and assessment of tests and measures that can be used in research and teaching.
Selover Public Library Joins COOL and Goes Live on Evergreen
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Duluth, GA —June 14, 2012
Selover Public Library has become the third library to go live on Evergreen joining Sunbury and Germantown as part of the Consortium of Ohio Libraries (COOL). 21,000 bibliographic items and 4,300 new patrons were migrated to the COOL combined catalog which can be viewed online at http://cool-cat.org/.
San Diego, CA and Farmington Hills, MI, June 5, 2012 — Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, and Library Journal magazine today announced that San Diego County Library is the 2012 Library of the Year. Each year this prestigious recognition goes to a public library that most profoundly demonstrates service to community, creativity, leadership and innovation in developing community programs, particularly programs that can be emulated by others.
~ Millions of Historical and Contemporary Images from the Associated Press to be Available via EBSCOhost® and EBSCO Discovery Service™ ~
IPSWICH, Mass. — May 31, 2012 — EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) will make millions of images from the Associated Press (AP) available to library customers. EBSCO has been named the sole library distributor of the AP Images, the commercial photo unit of AP. It is one of the world’s largest collections of historical and contemporary imagery including more than twelve million photographs dating back more than 100 years.
A Powerful Dystopia, A Chilling Tome, and A Case of Quite Curious Tales Become Canadian "Aurora Award" Finalists.
For Immediate Release
(Calgary, Canada) EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing is delighted to announce the nomination of three EDGE publications for Canada’s AURORA AWARDS. The titles selected are:
"Technicolor Ultra Mall" by Ryan Oakley
(BEST NOVEL - ENGLISH)
“The Needle’s Eye” by Suzanne Church
Chilling Tales: Evil Did I Dwell; Lewd I Did I Live
(BEST SHORT FICTION - ENGLISH)
"Tesseracts Fifteen: A Case of Quite Curious Tales"
edited by Julie Czerneda and Susan MacGregor
(BEST RELATED WORK - ENGLISH)
About the Award
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