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We are very pleased to announce that seven new publishers have recently joined the Current Scholarship Program. While work continues to sign additional publishers and titles to the Program, with these new partners, libraries will be able to license and provide their users with access to the current issues of at least 100 journals on the JSTOR platform beginning in 2011.
The publishers that recently joined the Program include:
Association for the Study of African American Life and History
Michigan Historical Review, Central Michigan University
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Why are we so deeply attracted to vampires? According to EVOLVE: Vampire Stories of the New Undead editor Nancy Kilpatrick, that’s because the vampire was once human and retains vestiges of humanity.
"Vampires are always struggling," says Kilpatrick. "In some, that struggle is stronger, in others weaker, but the vampire is torn between wanting to love and be loved by us, and wanting to rip out our throats to get to our blood."
Kane/Miller is a small California-based publisher that has been publishing American editions of award-winning picture books for children from around the world since 1984. You're probably familiar with many of their titles, such as "Everyone Poops" (Japan) by Taro Gomi and "Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge" by Mem Fox (Australia).
January 25, 2010, Medford, NJ—Information Today, Inc. (ITI) announced the publication of The Extreme Searcher’s Internet Handbook: A Guide for the Serious Searcher, Third Edition by award-winning author and internet trainer Randolph “Ran” Hock.
(Calgary) EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing announced today that Kelley Armstrong, Tanya Huff and twenty-two other Canadian dark fantasy and horror writers will re-imagine the future in the first all-Canadian vampire anthology of original fiction - one of the most unusual and compelling collections ever compiled.
ATLANTA — Wisdom Creek Press has released a book to assist poets, word gamers and other wordsmiths in their search for just the right word. The opposite of traditional dictionaries, this word list is arranged alphabetically using the LAST letter of each word.
“Girls Can’t and Shouldn’t Do Martial Arts”: Sulaiman Sharif Explodes Gender Myth in “50 Martial Arts Myths,” Now Available to Libraries
NEW YORK (January 20, 2010) – While many parents still persist in the belief that martial arts are for boys, the truth is that girls are actually better students than boys. So says Seni Gayong Black Warrior Sulaiman Sharif in his surprising new book, “50 Martial Arts Myths.” The 220-page, softcover book, which can be purchased from Amazon, is now available to libraries and bookstores via Ingram and Baker & Taylor.
Surviving and Thriving in the Recession: A How-To-Do-It Manual for Librarians
Book publisher: Neal-Schuman
Editor: Carol Smallwood, MLS. Writing and Publishing: The Librarian's Handbook, American Library Association 2010 http://www.alastore.ala.org/detail.aspx?ID=2646
Librarians as Community Partners: An Outreach Handbook, American Library Association, 2010 http://www.alastore.ala.org/detail.aspx?ID=2774
Thinking Outside the Book, McFarland 2008 http://www.mcfarlandpub.com/book-2.php?id=978-0-7864-3575-3. Some others are Peter Lang, Libraries Unlimited, Linworth, Scarecrow.
Enjoy Your Money! How to Make It, Save It, Invest It and Give It by
J. Steve Miller wins National Best Book Award in the category of Personal Finance.
Last Call for Entries for the Smart Poodle Publishing "I Love Costa Rica's Rain Forest" Writing and Art Contest for Kids
I Love Costa Rica’s Rain Forest! Young Travel Writers Contest
Contest Deadline is Approaching - November 30, 2009!
Children from 5K through 5th Grade are invited to submit original stories and artwork to our I Love Costa Rica’s Rain Forest! Contest
$100 Will Be Awarded by Smart Poodle Publishing to the First Place Winners in Each Category. All Other Fabulous Prizes donated by Rand McNally’s online store at www.RandMcNally.com
For complete contest rules and prizes visit http://smartpoodlepublishing.com/contest.html