Entries Tagged as 'Press Releases'

Baker & Taylor integrates digital media library with Blackboard Learn platform

February 19th, 2014 · Comments Off

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – February 19, 2014 – Baker & Taylor, the premier worldwide distributor of digital and print books and entertainment products, announced today that it has integrated its Axis 360 digital media library platform with Blackboard Learn™, Blackboard Inc.’s flagship Learning Management System, giving K-12 students and instructors quick access to digital library materials. […]

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Follett announces ebook partnership with Penguin Group

February 18th, 2014 · Comments Off

MCHENRY, Ill., Feb. 13, 2014 –Follett today announced it has launched a collection of nearly 17,000 ebook titles for PreK-12 students from Penguin Group (USA).  Penguin is the fifth major book publisher to partner with Follett in the past six months, joining Random House, Hachette, Simon & Schuster and Macmillan. The Penguin collection is available […]

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Oxford University Press Scholarship Online adds University of North Carolina Press

February 7th, 2014 · Comments Off

NEW YORK, February 5, 2014—Oxford University Press is pleased to announce it will partner with the University of North Carolina Press to launch North Carolina Scholarship Online on OUP’s University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO) platform to take advantage of a fully enabled XML environment with cutting-edge search and discovery functionality. “The University of North Carolina […]

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Oxford African American Studies Center offers free access to honor Black History Month

February 7th, 2014 · Comments Off

Oxford to make The Oxford African American Studies Center Free through February 2014 February 1st – 28th, 2014   username: blackhistorymonth password: onlineaccess   In honor of Black History month, Oxford University Press will provide free access to its African American Studies Center, for the month of February.  The Oxford African American Studies Center is […]

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ProQuest and WorldCat partner, over 320 million records now discoverable in WorldCat Discovery Services

February 5th, 2014 · Comments Off

DUBLIN, Ohio, and ANN ARBOR, Mich. February 3, 2014—More than 320 million records from 88 collections in the award-winning ProQuest® Central database are now discoverable, and the full text associated with those records is now accessible to mutual subscribers through OCLC WorldCat Discovery Services. The new discovery experience is possible through a data exchange agreement […]

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O’Reilly Media & Safari Books Online Donate Over $100 Million in Technology Education Resources to US K-12 Schools

February 5th, 2014 · Comments Off

Sebastopol, CA—O’Reilly Media, in partnership with Safari Books Online, has committed to making over $100 million in educational content and tools available, for free, to 15,000 schools in America. The donation, announced by President Obama today, supports the ConnectED initiative to enrich K-12 education and provide students with the technological skills they need to be […]

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BiblioBoard adds new publishing partners, expands to over 125,000 eBooks

January 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

If you are not familiar with BiblioBoard, take a listen to an interview with Mitch Davis, the Founder and CEO of BiblioLabs from July, 2013.  Read on the for press release. BiblioBoard® adds more than 370 new book publishing partners to platform; PatronsFirst™ Library set to expand to over 125,000 eBooks In advance of the […]

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De Gruyter consolidates all OA publications in new imprint: De Gruyter Open

January 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

“Open Access is Part of Our Core Business” De Gruyter Open: A New Imprint for a Growing Portfolio Berlin, 23 January 2014 – Open Access (OA) is an important and growing aspect of De Gruyter’s publishing activities, impacting all subject areas. De Gruyter is therefore consolidating all OA publications under a new imprint: De Gruyter […]

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Ingram expands eBook profiling on OASIS platform with EBSCO and ProQuest’s EBL content

January 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

Ingram Content Group announced two new partnerships for eBooks on their OASIS platform.  The first is with ProQuests’s EBL.  More than 400,000 EBL eBook titles will be available through Ingram’s OASIS.  The second is with EBSCO.  Print titles have been part of the OASIS platform for EBSCO eBooks but now customers can add eBook content […]

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Unglue.it releases the first Buy-to-Unglue eBook

January 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off

Last month, Unglue.it announced their new program, Buy-to-Unglue, AKA “A bookstore for books that want to be free.”  Their first title is now available.  Details are below from an Unglue.it email. The first Buy-to-Unglue eBook is here, and it’s a good one. Lagos_2060 is a collection of science fiction stories that imagine what the city […]

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