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Academic Libraries

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 and William S. Hein & Co., Inc. Partnership Brings Historical and Government-Related Information to Researchers

Oct
30

~ Five HeinOnline Databases Will Be Accessible via EBSCOhost® and EBSCO Discovery Service™ ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — October 30, 2017 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) and William S. Hein & Co., Inc. (HeinOnline), the world’s largest image-based legal and historical document research database, announce the availability of five HeinOnline databases on EBSCOhost® and EBSCO Discovery Service™. The arrangement brings one of the richest and most comprehensive collections of historical and government–related information to researchers in academic and public libraries.

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OCLC and Internet Archive collaborate to expand library access to digital collections

Oct
12

DUBLIN, Ohio, 12 October 2017—OCLC and Internet Archive are working together to make the Archive’s collection of 2.5 million digitized books easier to find and access online and through local libraries.

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Backstage begins RFID tagging 1.9 million items for East Baton Rouge Parish Library

Oct
06

PROVO, Utah, October 6, 2017 –– Backstage Library Works (www.bslw.com) has begun production on a massive RFID tagging project for the East Baton Rouge Parish Library. The project is part of the library’s conversion to a unified RFID inventory system, which upon completion, will deliver greater accuracy in circulation and inventory while making library staff more available to patrons. Backstage will tag over 1.9 million barcoded items contained in fourteen library branches, one outreach services facility, and an external storage facility.

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Brill Announces Collaboration with the Harvard Semitic Museum on Three Book Series

Sep
29

Leiden / Boston / Paderborn / Singapore / Beijing – 27 September 2017

Brill, the international scholarly publisher, announces their collaboration with the Harvard Semitic Museum on three book series.

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BACKSTAGE’S BETHLEHEM OFFICE DEBUTS EXPANSION

Sep
28

BETHLEHEM, Pa., September 28, 2017 – Backstage Library Works (www.bslw.com) officially opened the new wing of their office in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The expansion adds 2,800 square feet of office space. The new addition will accommodate Backstage’s growing Metadata and Digitization teams, enabling them to gear up quickly and efficiently for incoming projects.

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EBSCO Information Services Releases Serials Price Projection Report for 2018

Sep
27

The 2018 Serials Price Projection Report from EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is now available. The report projects that the overall effective publisher price increases for academic and academic/medical libraries are expected to be in the range of five to six percent (before currency impact). EBSCO releases the Serials Price Projections based on surveys of a wide range of publishers and reviews of historical serials pricing data to assist information professionals as they make budgeting decisions for the renewals season.

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Submissions Open for the American Library Association’s Midwinter Scholarship Sponsored by EBSCO Information Services

Sep
26

Submissions are open for the 2018 EBSCO Midwinter Meeting Scholarship. EBSCO provides up to $1,500 to defray the costs of travel and other expenses to the American Library Association’s Midwinter Meeting, held in Denver, February 9-16.

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Brill Launches New Journal: Journal of African Military History

Sep
19

Leiden / Boston / Paderborn / Singapore / Beijing – 19 September 2017

International publisher Brill launches a new journal, the Journal of African Military History, in collaboration with Professor Roy Doron, Winston-Salem State University, and Professor Charles G. Thomas, US Air Command and Staff College.

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