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Gale and Kent District Library Deliver Program to Give Residents Access to Accredited High School Diplomas

May
21

Kent District Library is the First Public Library System in the State of Michigan to Offer Career Online High School to Help Adults Earn a High School Diploma

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. and FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – May 21, 2019 – Residents in Kent County now have the opportunity to obtain their high school diploma from their local public library. Kent District Library offers Career Online High School from Gale, a Cengage company, making it the first public library system in the state of Michigan to offer qualified residents the chance to earn a free, accredited high school diploma.

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Changes in Store for Leadership at NoveList® — Reorganization Signals Consistency of Leadership and a Continued Focus on Libraries

Mar
12

~ Founders Roger Rohweder and Duncan Smith Retire as Longtime Sales and Marketing Executive Danielle Borasky is Named Vice President. Smith to Remain Focused on Shaping EBSCO's Public Library Focus ~

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EBSCO Information Services and Stacks Inc. Accepting Entries for Public Library Website Makeover Award

Jan
17

~ One Library Will Be Awarded a Free Three-year Library Website Makeover ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — January 17, 2017 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) and Stacks Inc. (Stacks) are now accepting applications for the inaugural Stacks Public Library Website Makeover Award. One winner will receive a free three-year library website makeover as well as up to $1,000 in travel expenses to attend the 2017 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago. Entries must be received by April 3, 2017.

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Addled by archives? Rattled by recordkeeping? Help for librarians is here at last

Nov
24

Get to grips with the basics of managing your archives and records with the latest book from Facet Publishing.

The No-nonsense Guide to Archives and Recordkeeping is ideal for professionals involved in the management of archives and records, especially if they are just starting out or without formal training.

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Gale Refreshes Kids InfoBits with User-focused Redesign

May
19

Farmington Hills, Mich., May 19, 2014 — The Kids InfoBits database has been redesigned to support twenty-first century learning with a modern interface, improved navigation, updated content and additional tools. Developed by Gale, a leading publisher of research and education resources for libraries, schools and businesses and part of Cengage Learning, Kids Infobits is designed specifically for students in kindergarten through grade five and addresses the way kids learn and conduct research.

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Mill Valley Library wins grant to expand on success of true storytelling series

Oct
21

Mill Valley, Calif.—The Mill Valley Public Library has been awarded a $15,000 grant that will allow it to take first-person narrative to the next level in a ground-breaking program that gives participants the chance to be creators, not just consumers, of great stories. The program, Naked Truth: Connect, Create, Contribute (NT:CCC), brings together the best of story-centric programs like This American Life, StoryCorps and the Moth under one umbrella, while also providing guidelines and ideas for other public libraries interested in creating similar initiatives.

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Gale Launches DemographicsNow: Business & People

Mar
12

Farmington Hills, Mich., March 12, 2012 — Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, today announced DemographicsNow: Business & People, an online business and residential reference tool that provides detailed demographic data on more than 23 million businesses and 206 million consumers. Designed with an intuitive interface, interactive mapping tools and comprehensive data, this new resource makes it easy for all types of researchers to collect, analyze and act upon information, all from one location.

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