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The Repos Are Here - FOLIO Source Code Repositories Released

Sep
27

The initial code base for the FOLIO project is now available on GitHub

BOSTON — September 27, 2016 — The first FOLIO code is now available. FOLIO, which stands for the Future of Libraries is Open, is a community project to develop an open source library services platform (LSP). This first release of the base FOLIO code is a critical milestone to have reached since its announcement in June opening up the code to community review and comment.

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Catherine Reid Brings International Human Resources Experience to EBSCO Information Services

Sep
27

~ Will Serve as Senior Vice President of Human Resources for the Global Information Technology Company ~

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New Partnership between EBSCO and Mackin Makes Accessing eBooks Easier for Schools

Sep
19

New Partnership between EBSCO and Mackin Makes Accessing eBooks Easier for Schools
~ K-12 Libraries Can Now Easily Add EBSCO eBooks™ to Collection via Mackin.com ~

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LearningExpress Adds Center to Help Students Develop Skills Essential for College and Career Success

Sep
13

LearningExpress Adds Center to Help Students Develop Skills Essential for College and Career Success

~ PrepSTEP™ College Success Skills Center Helps Build Foundational Skills ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — September 13, 2016 — Students need to have the skills to be effective learners and team members in order to be successful in school and in the workplace. LearningExpress, an EBSCO Company, helps students develop the non-academic skills and habits that are essential for college and career success with the newly added College Success Skills Center in PrepSTEP™.

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LYRASIS Announces Partnership with CCAHA

Sep
13

LYRASIS Announces Partnership with CCAHA
September 13, 2016 - Philadelphia, PA and Atlanta, GA-The Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA), a nonprofit paper conservation facility, and LYRASIS, a member-based nonprofit organization serving libraries, archives, and museums, are proud to announce a partnership.

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EBSCO Information Services Creates a Broader, More Global Research Experience with Release of the Ultimate Editions

Sep
08

~ Unprecedented Amount of Scholarly Full Text, Peer-Reviewed Journals & Global Content Offered in Five Multidiscipline Resources ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — September 8, 2016 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) introduces the Ultimate editions to meet the increasing demands of scholarly research. The collection includes five multidiscipline databases, each offering an extensive amount of full text that brings a global perspective to research in each discipline.

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EBSCO Audiobooks' New Design and Features Create an Enhanced User Experience for Libraries

Sep
01

~ New Features Include Audiobook App, Simplified Purchasing Options & Additional Content ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — September 1, 2016 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is enhancing its audiobook experience with a new design and additional features that provide an improved listening experience for libraries. EBSCO Audiobooks now offers a new audiobook app for listening on the go, an expanded collection of titles, improved delivery systems and a new, easy-to-use design.

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Celebrating 45 years of WorldCat

Aug
26

DUBLIN, Ohio, August 26, 2016—Today is the 45th anniversary of the launch of WorldCat, the world’s most comprehensive database of information about library collections.

On August 26, 1971, the OCLC Online Union Catalog (now known as WorldCat) began operation. From a single terminal, catalogers at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, were able to catalog 133 books online that day. Today, WorldCat comprises more than 380 million records representing more than 2.4 billion titles in libraries worldwide.

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