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EBSCO Information Services and Children’s Book Council Announce 2018 Winner of 2018 SEE-IT™ Award

Jun
25

~ Scholastic Graphix Novel Selected for Outstanding Achievement in Youth Graphic Novels ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — June 25, 2018 — EBSCO Information Services and the Graphic Novel Committee of the Children’s Book Council announced The Witch Boy, by Molly Knox Ostertag, as the 2018 recipient of the second annual SEE-IT™ Award. The SEE-IT Award recognizes outstanding achievements of authors and illustrators in youth graphic novels.

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EBSCO Information Services and Modern Language Association Create Full-Text Version of MLA International Bibliography

Jun
19

~ MLA International Bibliography with Full Text is Definitive Resource for Scholarly Articles and Books on Modern Languages, Literature, Linguistics & Folklore ~

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EBSCO Information Services and the American Library Association Award Seven Scholarships for Librarians to Attend the 2018 ALA Annual Conference

May
10

~Annual Scholarship Enables Librarians to Expand Professional Development Opportunities at National Conference ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — May 10, 2018 — In partnership with the American Library Association (ALA), EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) has awarded seven librarians with $1,000 scholarships to attend the 2018 ALA Annual Conference. Scholarships aim to defray the cost of travel and other expenses, helping librarians to take advantage of the conference’s professional development and networking opportunities.

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EBSCO Information Services Launches Redesigned LearningExpress Platform

Mar
01

~ New Platform Enhances User Experience and eLearning Solutions ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — March 1, 2018 — Libraries and institutions that subscribe to the LearningExpress platforms from EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) can now offer users and patrons faster, streamlined access to content with an updated LearningExpress platform. The release features an improved user experience and enables simultaneous access to multiple LearningExpress products using one login email address.

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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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