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Gale, a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses and part of Cengage Learning. Gale is inviting librarians to submit for two opportunities to attend the 2012 Public Library Association annual conference in Philadelphia. In partnership with WebJunction, Gale will be providing travel, lodging registration and all related expenses for library staff (serving populations of 50 thousand or less) to attend the PLA conference next March. Libraries can apply for the scholarship online by submitting a short essay answering one of two questions:
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, 4 November 2011 – Roaring Development has released a preview of the SimpleDL 5.0 release. Version 5.0 offers an API, enhanced book reader, improved workflow for bulk adding and editing items and seamless integration with your website. You can preview Version 5 at http://www.simpledl.com/demo.html
SimpleDL 5.0 also includes new hosted digital collections options starting at $49.95 per month. The easy to configure system will allow you to quickly and reliably start building your collections.
EBSCO Releases Serials Price Projections for 2012
Birmingham, Ala. — Sept. 16, 2011 — Each year, EBSCO strives to help customers plan by projecting publisher price increases for the upcoming year. We use recent information received from both large and small publishers as well as historical price data to calculate these projections. While based upon careful analysis, we recommend that subscribers exercise caution when using these projections, as they rely on historical trends and current estimates.
2012 Price Projections
Introduction to Information Science and Technology: New Textbook is the Creation of a Unique Scholarly Collaboration by Members of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T)
For Immediate Release
Contact: Rob Colding
Information Today, Inc.
(609) 654-6266, ext. 330
August 29, 2011, Medford, NJ—Information Today, Inc. (ITI) announced the premiere edition of Introduction to Information Science and Technology, a book edited by Charles H. Davis and Debora Shaw and published by ITI on behalf of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T).
Gale Helps Library Users Create Their Own Story with Free Access to Resources During National Library Week
Farmington Hills, Mich., April 6, 2011 — Gale, part of Cengage Learning, is celebrating National Library Week by offering free access to six highly-praised online resources for use by any library during National Library Week.
Free access runs through National Library Week, from April 10 to April 24, 2011. Librarians can download the widget to their homepage by visiting www.gale.cengage.com/NLW starting on April 10. Library patrons should look for the widget on their library’s homepage, which provides single-click access to these online resources.
LS2 Kids shines at Brevard County Libraries
DENVER (March 9, 2011) – LS2 Kids, a public catalog designed for children and developed by The Library Corporation, is earning rave reviews from one of Florida’s largest library systems.
The Brevard County Libraries added LS2 Kids to its CARL•X™ automation system in January, giving its youngest users the opportunity to independently explore the collection within the Cocoa, Fla.-based library system.
i2S announces that it has entered into a stock purchase agreement to acquire a majority interest in Kirtas Technologies Inc, based in Rochester, New York, USA. The world leader in robotic bound-document digitization systems, Kirtas will complement the i2s Scanning unit’s product line, its distribution network, its customer profile and its strong presence in the US market.
The alignment with Kirtas reinforces the i2S Scanning unit
By aligning products and services with Kirtas, both companies will benefit from immediate synergies:
Echoes Satisfaction Data for College Student Users
Farmington Hills, Mich., Feb. 28, 2011 — Gale, part of Cengage Learning, today announced results of independent customer satisfaction research and analysis revealing that high school students are more satisfied with the Gale In Context platform, which was designed based on user input and an in-depth study of student research processes.
Essays from Leading Scholars and Economists to be Added to Gale Resource
Gale Completes AccessMyLibrary Line with Addition of College and School Edition Android Applications
Farmington Hills, Mich., Feb. 7, 2011 — Gale, part of Cengage Learning, today announced the College and School editions of the AccessMyLibrary Android applications, which join the AccessMyLibrary School Edition application for the iPad that became available in early January. These latest additions complete Gale’s extensive line-up of AccessMyLibrary (AML) applications, which make Gale library resources accessible on the go from all major mobile devices.