Entries Tagged as 'New Products'

University Press of Mississippi joins UPSO, select chapters free for one month

April 8th, 2014 · No Comments

Passing on more news of free content from Oxford University Press.  This time it is to celebrate the launch of Mississippi Scholarship Online.  See below for more details. We are thrilled to announce that Mississippi Scholarship Online has launched on University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO)! The University Press of Mississippi is the sixteenth press to […]

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EBSCO eBooks adds 30,000 Random House titles

April 8th, 2014 · No Comments

Great news from EBSCO and Random House.  The full press release is below.  If you want to skip to the title list, go here:  For more information on EBSCO eBooks and featured collections including Random House titles, go to: http://www.ebscohost.com/ebooks/popular-fiction IPSWICH, Mass. — April 8, 2014 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is now offering popular […]

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Gale launches several new digital collections; adds to Gale Artemis: Primary Sources

March 31st, 2014 · No Comments

Farmington Hills, Mich., March 26, 2014 — Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and education resources for libraries, schools and businesses, today announced the launch of several new Gale Digital Collections products for academic and special libraries, as well as additions to the Gale Artemis: Primary Sources platform.   “The […]

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Japanese-language content added to WorldCat

March 31st, 2014 · No Comments

NetAdvance and OCLC to add Japanese-language content to WorldCat DUBLIN, Ohio,March 28, 2014—OCLC and NetAdvance are working together to add metadata from the JapanKnowledge and JK Books collections to WorldCat, the world’s most comprehensive online catalog of library resources, increasing discovery and access to these rich Japanese-language resources.

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ProQuest completes digitization of the NAACP papers

March 25th, 2014 · Comments Off

March 24, 2014 (ANN ARBOR, MI) — ProQuest, an information firm central to global research, has completed the digitization of the archives of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), making one of the most famous chronicles of the civil rights movement accessible to millions of researchers and students. Nearly 2 million […]

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17 Knowledge Unlatched titles now available

March 21st, 2014 · Comments Off

I received an email from Lucy Montgomery, Deputy Directory of Knowledge Unlatched.  She provided an update on the progress of unlatching the first collection of open access books.  Here are the highlights of her message: We have now begun the process of making the Pilot Collection available, discoverable and accessible on a Creative Commons license via […]

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Britannica unveils new reference and research site for libraries – all ages, all devices

March 19th, 2014 · Comments Off

I took the new Britannica research site for a very quick spin.  It’s a clean, colorful interface with intuitive icons, links, and features – very easy to navigate.  The landing page features three search boxes, each specialized for a different age group (curious if we can choose one as a default depending on our library […]

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Baker & Taylor announce new evidence-based selection planning

March 19th, 2014 · Comments Off

This new service looks really exciting. A very practical way to use circulation data to determine the selection of forthcoming titles for specific library locations.  I think we will see much more evidence-based selection in the future.  CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 19, 2014 – Baker & Taylor, the premier worldwide distributor of digital and print books […]

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Gale expands products and services, STEM content added to GVRL

March 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

Gale hosted a webinar on the new products and services they have launched a couple weeks back, but I didn’t get to attend.  Below is a press release summarizing some of those initiatives.  Lots of new ebook collections were announced, including many with STEM monograph content for GVRL. Farmington Hills, Mich. – March 3, 2014 […]

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eBooked! Integrating Free Online Book Sites into Your Library Collection

March 13th, 2014 · Comments Off

A friend and colleague of mine in Ohio, Tony Bandy, just announced a book he wrote on adding free ebooks to library collections.  Here’s what Tony has to say about the book: eBooked!  Integrating Free Online Book Sites Into Your Library Collection is primarily geared for libraries and library staff looking to work with all […]

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