Entries Tagged as 'Reference Publishing'

Gale sets the stage for the launch of Artemis

April 2nd, 2013 · Comments Off

 According to the press release just received from Gale (see below), the company plans to bring together more than 130 million pages of its digital humanities content onto one platform. Artemis, the name of the product, will be released in a series of phases over the next few years and will become the world’s largest curated primary […]

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Tags: Electronic Resources · Interfaces/Platforms · Library News · Reference Publishing · Uncategorized

Credo celebrates major achievements – CODiE Award, new products, and acquiring OnlineTutorSolutions

March 29th, 2013 · Comments Off

Credo is moving full steam ahead in 2013.  The following press release highlights several major achievements from this year including the two new Literati products, CODiE awards, and the acquisition of OnlineTutorSolutions.com.  Read on for the details: April 2, 2013, Boston, Oxford – Credo, the industry leader for information skills solutions, today announced several significant […]

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Tags: Electronic Resources · Interfaces/Platforms · New Products · Press Releases · Reference News · Reference Publishing · School Libraries · Vendor News

EBSCO’s EDS to index OUP’s UPSO and DNB resources

March 6th, 2013 · Comments Off

Discovery tools are continuing to grow by adding unique resources from publishers.  EBSCO is announcing an extended partnership with Oxford University Press to add University Press Scholarship Online and the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography to the EDS. IPSWICH, Mass. — March 5, 2013 — EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) and Oxford University Press (OUP) have extended […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Discovery · Interfaces/Platforms · New Products · Press Releases · Public Libraries · Reference Publishing · University Press · Vendor News

EBSCO now offering the eBook Public Library Collection

January 31st, 2013 · Comments Off

EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has released the eBook Public Library Collection™   which includes over 25,000 general reference e-book titles in a variety of subjects and topics including social sciences, language and literature and science & technology. According to the press release: The collection will provide libraries with a substantial selection in the areas of self-help, […]

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Tags: Collection Development · Interfaces/Platforms · New Products · Press Releases · Public Libraries · Reference Publishing · Vendor News

Credo announces Literati School and Literati Student Athlete

January 18th, 2013 · Comments Off

BREAKING NEWS FROM CREDO OFFICES IN BOSTON AND OXFORD, U.K. Credo’s information literacy platform, Literati, implemented in 600 academic and public library institutions, is now also available for K-12 schools and student athletes. Literati School and Literati Student Athlete share the same goal as the academic and public versions of Literati: to enable librarians and educators to […]

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Tags: Library News · Reference News · Reference Publishing · Vendor News

National Geographic Virtual Library: What it includes and how to purchase it

January 15th, 2013 · Comments Off

Last week, Gale announced another expansion of its partnership with National Geographic with the launch of National Geographic: People, Animals, and the World, the third resource in its multi-media National Geographic Virtual Library package (selected by Mirela Roncevic as one of the most impactful digital resources for libraries in 2012). This new component of the Library joins […]

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Tags: Electronic Resources · Interfaces/Platforms · Press Releases · Publishing · Reference Publishing

eBooks on EBSCOhost to be available via Ingram’s OASIS

January 15th, 2013 · Comments Off

This just in from EBSCO’s Newsroom: An announcement of the newly formed partnership between EBSCO and Ingram to make eBooks on EBSCOhost available to academic libraries via Ingram’s OASIS Platform this Spring. IPSWICH, Mass. — January 15, 2013 —EBSCO Publishing and Ingram today announced an agreement  aimed at benefitting mutual customers of Ingram’s OASIS® (Online Acquisitions […]

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NSR Interviews: 2012 in Review

December 18th, 2012 · Comments Off

NSR 2012 Interviews With 2012 coming to a close, I wanted to take another opportunity to introduce you to the wide array of interviews NSR offered this year. The 2012 interviews highlight  innovative new products and services from librarians, publishers, and information professionals, a focus on information literacy and core competencies, and creative business models.  […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Business Models/Pricing · Conferences/Events · Ebook Readers · Interfaces/Platforms · Interviews · Lending Readers · Library News · Mobile Devices · New Products · NSR Info · Public Libraries · Reference News · Reference Publishing · School Libraries · Vendor News

Corwin launches ebook platform for Pre K-12 educators

December 3rd, 2012 · Comments Off

Corwin, an imprint of SAGE Publications specializing in books and multimedia resources for Pre K-12 professionals (including principals, administrators, teachers, and consultants), is launching its new eLibraries product today at the Learning Forward Annual Conference in Boston. eLibraries consists of topic collections of ebooks that provide online access to Corwin’s robust professional development content. The first three topic […]

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Tags: Electronic Resources · Reference News · Reference Publishing

Another “thumbs up” for Literati

November 28th, 2012 · Comments Off

Last month we reported on the success of Credo’s case study with Columbia University undergraduates, who said that using Literati – an extension of the original Credo Reference platform, marketed as “a library’s connection to information literacy” – significantly enhanced their classroom learning experience. According to Credo, 90 percent of Columbia students who participated said they would likely […]

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