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EBSCO Information Services Introduces Two New Magazine Archives: U.S. News & World Report Magazine Archive and Esquire Magazine Archive

Nov
01

~ Digital Archives Available for Both Magazines ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — November 1, 2017 — Libraries can now enhance their special collections with digital backfiles for two leading magazines, U.S News and World Report and Esquire, through EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO). The new magazine archives, U.S. News & World Report Magazine Archive and Esquire Magazine Archive include cover to cover processing, which means each issue is presented in its entirety as originally published.

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FOLIO Community Expands with the Addition of Jisc

Oct
31

United Kingdom digital technologies leader to join the FOLIO project

WILMINGTON, Delaware — October 31, 2017 — FOLIO, a community collaboration to develop an open source Library Services Platform (LSP), has today announced a partnership with Jisc, the United Kingdom’s leader in digital technologies for education and research. Jisc will bring their expertise to the project while looking to leverage FOLIO’s technologies in their own projects where appropriate.

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EBSCO Information Services Expands Analytics and Assessment Team Hiring John McDonald as Director of Product Management

Jun
14

EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) has expanded its Analytics and Assessment team, hiring John McDonald as Director of Product Management. In this role, McDonald will work with libraries to provide advanced decision-making support and intelligence.

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Learn how to apply, teach and promote visual literacy in your library

May
20

Facet Publishing have announced the release of Visual Literacy for Libraries: A practical, standards-based guide.

The importance of images and visual media in today’s culture is changing what it means to be literate in the 21st century. Digital technologies have made it possible for almost anyone to create and share visual media. Yet the pervasiveness of images and visual media does not necessarily mean that individuals are able to critically view, use, and produce visual content.

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Get to grips with the seismic changes to copyright law

Jul
07

Facet Publishing have announced the release of the sixth edition of Graham Cornish’s Copyright: Interpreting the law for libraries, archives and information services.

Cornish's Copyright, the standard work in its field, is indispensable for all librarians, information professionals, archivists and curators looking for solutions to their copyright problems. The book explains the provisions of the UK Copyright Act and supporting legislation in quick and easy question-and-answer form.

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CILIP publishes new guide to Professional Registration

Jun
02

Thoroughly updated to reflect the new requirements of CILIP’s Professional Registration, the third edition of Building Your Portfolio by Kath Owen and Margaret Watson is the essential ‘how to’ guide to producing a successful portfolio.

Reflecting on achievements and presenting evidence of enhanced knowledge and skills underpin many professional and educational qualifications. Building a portfolio is key to recording and demonstrating this professional development, and gaining official recognition in the form of Professional Registration qualifications.

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Social media for creative libraries

Jan
27

Facet Publishing have announced the release of Phil Bradley’s latest book Social Media for Creative Libraries (http://www.facetpublishing.co.uk/title.php?id=7135).

How can librarians and information professionals use online tools to communicate more effectively, teach people different skills and market and promote their services faster, more cheaply and more efficiently?

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New Year, New Facet Titles

Jan
16

Facet Publishing have announced the release of Information Needs Analysis, A Handbook for Corporate Information Professionals and Libraries and Information Services in the UK and Republic of Ireland 2015.

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New Arts and Crafts for Librarians Online Workshops Offered in September Line Up from Art Teacher on the Net

Aug
21

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

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