Entries Tagged as 'Press Releases'

Tennessee Public Library launches publishing program with IngramSpark platform

January 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off

Press release received 1/23/14 NASHVILLE, TN – Ingram Content Group Inc., today announced that the Williamson County Public Library in Franklin, Tennessee has launched an innovative publishing program using IngramSpark®, Ingram’s comprehensive print and digital independent publisher platform. “The creation of our first book and the development of our publishing program has been a labor […]

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Duke University Press launches new eBook platform

January 21st, 2014 · Comments Off

Duke University Press and HighWire Press are pleased to announce the launch of a new site for reading, searching, and sharing Duke University Press’s books: read.dukeupress.edu. Offering more than 1,600 titles and powered by the Folio eBooks solution, the site is the new home for the e-Duke Books Scholarly Collection, available to libraries for purchase. […]

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Public libraries in Colorado to use the Odilo eBook platform for purchasing, management, and lending

January 21st, 2014 · Comments Off

Below is a press release about a partnership between OdiloTID, USA and the Colorado Statewide eBook Pilot project (eVokeColorado).  If you have heard about the Douglas County Model regarding ebooks, this partnership sets some of the groundwork for other libraries to expand upon the same model.  For some background information on the players and the […]

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Plum™ Analytics Becomes Part of EBSCO Information Services

January 15th, 2014 · Comments Off

IPSWICH, Mass. — January 14, 2014 — In a deal that brings together the leading subscription services, database, e-book and discovery provider with the leading provider of alternative research metrics, EBSCO Information Services has acquired Plum™Analytics. Plum Analytics is the first altmetrics provider to move beyond metrics about articles and track all research output in […]

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Knowledge Unlatched to preserve ebooks with Portico

January 10th, 2014 · Comments Off

Knowledge Unlatched and Portico have entered into an agreement to preserve Knowledge Unlatched’s Pilot Collection of Open Access e-books in the Portico Archive. “We want to ensure libraries that this content will be available to researchers and students for the long term,” stated Frances Pinter, executive director, Knowledge Unlatched. “To that end, we are delighted […]

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Gale launches Career Online High School to public libraries for accredited high school diplomas

January 9th, 2014 · Comments Off

Gale Partners with Career Online High School to Deliver Accredited High School Diploma Program through Public Libraries Nationwide Farmington Hills, Mich., January 9, 2014 —Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading provider of educational content, tools and services to libraries, schools and businesses, announced today the launch of Career Online High School to its […]

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Ohio public libraries receive grant funding to create network of coordinated digitization hubs

December 18th, 2013 · Comments Off

The Cleveland Public Library, Columbus Metropolitan Library, Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, and Toledo-Lucas County Public Library were recently awarded a combined total of $508,457 in federal LSTA funds from the State Library of Ohio, matched with $251,964 from OPLIN (Ohio Public Information Network) to create a network of coordinated Digitization Hubs.  The […]

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Unglue.it opens a new chapter – a bookstore for books that want to be free

December 13th, 2013 · Comments Off

Unglue.it posted on their blog today about a new direction – a bookstore for books that want to be free.  Here is the full blog post: Soon, we’ll be launching a new phase of Unglue.it. How do we describe what we’re doing? When we did the first implementation of “Buy-To-Unglue” (as a test, not a […]

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McGraw-Hill professional ebooks now available on OverDrive

December 5th, 2013 · 1 Comment

NEW YORK and CLEVELAND, Dec. 5, 2013 – McGraw-Hill Professional, a leading global provider of print and electronic content and services for the business, education, technical and medical communities, and OverDrive, the world’s largest eBook, audiobook, music and video lending service for schools and libraries, announced today that McGraw-Hill Professional’s eBook catalog is now available for […]

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Douglas County and CLC receive LSTA grant to expand eVoke project for digital content purchasing and lending

November 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off

Congratulations to everyone in Colorado on receiving this grant!  I’m pleased to see that the forward thinking librarians in Colorado will continue with their important work.  Please see the press release below for details on the program. LSTA awards Douglas County Libraries and CLiC more than $209,000 Douglas County Libraries (DCL) and partner the Colorado […]

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