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Brill takes on international distribution for KNNV Publishing

Leiden (NL) / Boston (MA) – 7 April 2014

Brill, the international scholarly publisher, has finalized an agreement with KNNV Publishing (Zeist, The Netherlands) to distribute their English-language publications, effective immediately.

Buying and Selling Information: New Book by an Information Industry Veteran Offers Win–Win Guidance for Librarians Who Buy Expensive Databases and the Vendor Reps Who Sell Them

March 24, 2014, Medford, New Jersey—Information Today, Inc. (ITI) announced the publication, in print and ebook editions, of Michael L. “Mike” Gruenberg’s Buying and Selling Information: A Guide for Information Professionals and Salespeople to Build Mutual Success.

LYRASIS and ProQuest Introduce Easy DDA

Atlanta, GA - January 23, 2014 - LYRASIS has developed an exclusive new eBook program, in partnership with ProQuest, to offer demand-driven eBook content to our members in an easy-to-manage, pay-as-you-go format. The program, entitled, Easy DDA, gives LYRASIS members access to thousands of books, with the ease of getting started and managing the collection, all while showing the value of actual monograph budget expenditure

Library demand drives 30% increase in Backstage automation services

Kat Kamp
Backstage Library Works

PROVO, Utah, January 10, 2014 — Backstage experienced a 30% increase in contracts for authority control and metadata enhancement services in 2013 as a result of rising demand from libraries for the improvement and accuracy of local bibliographic information for print and electronic materials.

Carleton and St. Olaf College Libraries collaborate with Backstage for increased discovery and access

Kat Kamp
Backstage Library Works

PROVO, Utah, December 9, 2013 – The Bridge Consortium (Northfield, MN), which consists of the Libraries at Carleton and St. Olaf Colleges, is collaborating with Backstage Library Works in database processing as part of the libraries’ initiative to update and maintain their joint catalog.

Backstage completes large-scale retrospective conversion project to benefit England’s new state-of-the-art Library of Birmingham

PROVO, Utah, October 4, 2013 – Backstage Library Works has completed a large-scale retrospective conversion project as part of the development of the new Library of Birmingham which opened on 3 September 2013, replacing the former Central Library. The Library of Birmingham is a new state-of-the-art community hub that houses unique and rare items and includes a new home for the Shakespeare Memorial Room. The new Library is the largest public library in Europe and is a flagship project in the Birmingham City Council’s redevelopment plans.

Backstage Cataloging & Metadata Services Experience Significant Growth

PROVO, Utah, November 27, 2013 — Backstage Library Works announced today a 30% growth rate in its cataloging support to the library community during 2013. Increasing need for cataloging and metadata services is seen across academic, public and special institutions. Requests are on the rise for cataloging of non-Roman materials as well as special formats, including CDs, DVDs and music scores.

Personal Archiving: Multi-Authored Book Offers the First Broad Exploration of the Emerging Field of Personal Digital Archiving

For Immediate Release
Contact: Rob Colding
Information Today, Inc.
(609) 654-6266, ext. 330

October 22, 2013, Medford, New Jersey—Information Today, Inc. (ITI) announced the publication, in print and ebook editions, of Personal Archiving:Preserving Our Digital Heritage, edited by Donald T. (Don) Hawkins with a foreword by Brewster Kahle.

The Biting Solution: The Expert's No-Biting Guide for Parents, Caregivers, and Early Childhood Educators

For childcare providers, nannies, and parents dealing with a child who bites other kids—and possibly adults, this practical guide by Lisa Poelle, M.A., provides realistic advice, including

* a script to follow immediately when a child bites
* seven questions to help you assess why a child bites
* what adults need to know about child development and temperament to prevent biting
* crucial information about child development and temperament that help you prevent biting

The Secret of Toddler Sharing: Why Sharing Is Hard and How to Make It Easier

Little kids don't share—for a good reason: they don't know how. Toddlers aren't selfish or mean when they refuse to let others use their things: they simply do not have the cognitive ability to understand that "sharing" does not equal "gone forever."

In this easy-to-read guide, ideal for busy parents and early childhood professionals who need to teach children how to share, parent educator Elizabeth Crary offers dozens of practical suggestions that really work with toddlers.

Parenting Press,, 978-1-936903-08-5, paperback, $9.95. Distributed by IPG,