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Princeton, NJ, Sept. 10, 2012 – Portico is pleased to announce the addition of two Gale Digital Collections – Nineteenth Century Collections Online and National Geographic Magazine Archive, 1888-1994 to Portico’s D-Collections Service. Portico has already preserved more than 1,380,000 objects and 83,000,000 files from 14 Gale Collections previously committed to the archive.
These new collections represent a wide range of content types, including monographs, newspapers, journals, and manuscripts.
Company Honored for Extensive Advocacy Work
Farmington Hills, Mich., September 4, 2012 — Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, today announced it is the 2012 recipient of the inaugural Michigan Library Association (MLA) Heart of a Champion Award. The award was presented to Gale to honor the vast advocacy efforts the company undertakes on behalf of all libraries, in Michigan and around the country.
Leiden (NL) / Boston (MA) -- 31 August 2012
The Embedded Librarian: New book makes a compelling argument for a model of librarianship based on partnerships, collaboration, and mutual accountability between librarians and information users.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 18, 2012, Medford, NJ—Information Today, Inc. [ITI] has announced the publication of The Embedded Librarian: Innovative Strategies for Taking Knowledge Where It's Needed by David Shumaker.
The Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication (JLSC) joins a growing number of journals and publishers in implementing the Almetric badge on its article pages. Altmetric provides a means of capturing and tracking the online conversations generated by scholarly articles. The informal impact of scholarship, particularly within librarianship, is overlooked by formal measures like citation counts; the Altmetric score looks at tweets, blog posts, citation managers and other online sources that indicate interest in each article.
Gale Brings Business Research into the Twenty-First Century with Launch of Business Insights: Essentials
Farmington Hills, Mich., July 11, 2012 — Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, today announced Business Insights: Essentials, a new resource for research on business, companies and industries built on the same intuitive platform as the recently-announced Business Insights: Global. Business Insights: Essentials will replace Gale’s long-standing Business and Company Resource Center database.
Leiden / Boston – 11 July 2012
In December 2011, Brill launched two new platforms: referenceworks.brillonline.com and bibliographies.brillonline.com. In the meantime, Brill decided to end the parallel running period. This means that the old platform, brillonline.nl, is no longer in use, and Brill’s reference works and bibliographies are available only on the new platforms.
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/.
Liberty Magazine Historical Archive Provides a Unique Perspective on American History
Gale and Wolper Information Services Partner to Enhance Distribution of Electronic and Print Resources to Libraries
Farmington Hills, MI – May 15, 2012 – Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, and Wolper Information Services today announced a partnership to distribute Gale subscription products and major reference works in print and electronic form into the special library market.