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Elementary School Librarians in US and Canada Now Have a Digital Library with Thousands of Quality Children’s Titles
Palo Alto, CA. (September 18, 2014) – Epic!, the first all-you-can-read eBook subscription service designed for kids ages 12 and under, today announced “Epic! for Educators,” a free iPad version of its award-winning app that is now available to U.S. and Canadian-based elementary school librarians and teachers.
Kate Lawrence Named Vice President of User Research at EBSCO Information Services
~By Studying Customers, Users and the Digital World, EBSCO Gains a Deeper Understanding of its Audience to Shape Future Product and Feature Development~
IPSWICH, Mass. — September 16, 2014 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) has named Kate Lawrence Vice President, User Research. Lawrence leads the User Research Team and the research activities that enable EBSCO to gain user insight and improve the customer experience across the portfolio of EBSCO products.
North Bethesda, MD, September 12, 2014- The Hoesch Memorial Public Library, located in Alma, Nebraska, is now live on the Pioneer LibLime Koha union catalog for all collection and patron management services. With the accumulation of the Hoesch Memorial Public Library, the Pioneer LibLime Koha union catalog now has over 620,000 bibliographic records and 1,600,000 items. The Hoesch Memorial Public Library has worked with LibLime Project Management to successfully migrate their bibliographic, item, and patron data into the union catalog.
About Hoesch Memorial Public Library
North Bethesda, MD, September 4, 2014- Moffat Consolidated School District 2, located in Moffat, CO, is now live on the AspenCat LibLime Koha Union Catalog for all collection and patron management services. With the accumulation of Moffat School District, the CLiC AspenCat union catalog now has over 500,000 bibliographic records and 900,000 items. The Moffat School District staff has worked with LibLime Project Management to successfully transfer bibliographic, item, and patron data to the LibLime Koha application.
About Moffat Consolidated School District 2
EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing announces editors for "Tesseracts Nineteen: Superhero Universe"
(Calgary, Alberta) EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing is proud
to announce that the editors for "Tesseracts Nineteen: Superhero
Universe", are Claude Lalumière & Mark Shainblum.
Submissions for the new anthology will be accepted from Canadian
writers (citizens, residents, expats, etc.) starting October 30, 2014 up to
February 2, 2015, 12 midnight, Pacific Time.
For this new Tesseracts volume, the editors are seeking original short
stories and poems which are about and/or feature:
"Any and all permutations of the superhero genre. Superheroes!
Bywater Solutions Issues $1,500 EveryLibrary Fundraising Challenge
North Bethesda, MD, August 28, 2014- Pagosa Springs High School Library of Archuleta County, CO is now live on the AspenCat LibLime Koha union catalog for all collection and patron management services. With the accumulation of Pagosa Springs High School, the CLiC AspenCat union catalog now has over 464,997 bibliographic records and 895,064 items. Pagosa Springs High School Library staff has worked with LibLime Project Management to successfully transfer bibliographic, item, and patron data to the LibLime Koha application.
About Pagosa Springs High School Library
The Kathie Lee & Hoda segment of the Today show on Sept. 2 is scheduled to include a discussion with Eileen Kennedy-Moore, the author of "What About Me? 12 Ways to Attract Your Parents' Attention (Without Hitting Your Sister)," and an editor-at-large for Working Mother.
Kennedy-Moore, a clinical psychologist in Princeton NJ, will discuss the problems with labeling children (e.g., "You're so smart," and "You're really a leader"). She was recently interviewed on the topic by Working Mother.
Amigos Library Services will present a one-day online conference “Libraries, Authors, and Publishing” Thursday, September 18. The conference will cover a variety of topics, including how public and academic libraries support local authors by hosting writing groups, providing writing support, enabling print-on-demand, helping authors with metadata and with e-book conversion, and becoming publishers themselves.
New Arts and Crafts for Librarians Online Workshops Offered in September Line Up from Art Teacher on the Net
San Diego, CA-August 21, 2014
Along with the highly recommended, approved for LEU (Indiana,) and popular Art for Librarians, Tweens and Teens Going Green! Art Programming for Librarians, It's Fun to be Green-Art Programming (Ages 5-12 Emphasis,) and Go Green! Babies, Toddlers, Preschool and Kinders, online workshops, librarians will have new choices in September from Art Teacher on the Net located at www.ArtMuseums.com.
The following 4 week online workshops will be offered:
Making Maker Spaces Programming