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EBSCO helps four emerging health sciences information professionals attend the MLA Annual Meeting
Birmingham, Ala. — April 30, 2012 — The Medical Library Association (MLA) has awarded grants sponsored by EBSCO to four librarians to assist with travel and conference-related expenses to attend the MLA Annual Meeting in Seattle, May 18–23, 2012. The awards of $1,000 each are presented annually to librarians who are early in their careers and currently employed in a health sciences library.
This year’s recipients are:
Los Angeles, CA – The Motion Picture Licensing Corporation (MPLC), an independent copyright licensing agency, is introducing its Umbrella License for Public Libraries to supplement any existing license to show movies. Nevada State Library and the Suffolk Cooperative Library System in New York are among the charter clients for this License, which allows libraries to show movies and other programs in a copyright compliant manner.
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
Glen Arm, MD – March 13, 2012 -- Creekside Digital, a leading provider of high-quality digitization services, is pleased to announce a partnership with OCLC to assist with the creation of digital collections using OCLC’s CONTENTdm software.
Web of Deceit: New Book Explores the Spread of Intentional Misinformation in an Age of Ubiquitous Social Media
February 14, 2012, Medford, NJ—Information Today, Inc. (ITI) announced the publication of Web of Deceit: Misinformation and Manipulation in the Age of Social Media, edited by business researcher and author Anne P. Mintz.
Come with us this spring as we explore Turkey and meet the Turks!
While our tour includes elements of special interest to library professionals and bibliophiles, anyone with an interest in history, the arts, and archeology is welcome to join this introduction to Turkey’s illustrious past and contemporary attractions.
Today LocalEdge, a Hearst Media Services Company, held their leadership conference. This year the theme for their summit was “Evolution by Execution”. At the conference Jeff Folckemer, President and CEO of LocalEdge and a Senior VP of the Hearst Newspaper Division, spent the day reviewing their full digital product suite along with introducing four new digital products.
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