Entries Tagged as 'Reference Publishing'

Oxford English Dictionary releases “OED Appeals” to crowdsource the origin of words

October 4th, 2012 · 1 Comment

I really like this initiative from Oxford. It sounds so easy-peasy. 3rd October 2012–Today the Oxford English Dictionary announces the launch of OED Appeals, a major online initiative set to involve the public in tracing the history of English words. Using a dedicated community space on the OED website, editors are soliciting help in unearthing […]

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SAGE Knowledge – an interview with Lettie Conrad of SAGE

June 28th, 2012 · Comments Off

SAGE recently announced their new eBook platform, SAGE Knowledge.  It contains about 2500 titles, including SAGE Reference Online titles.  I spoke with Lettie Conrad, Manager of Online Product Management at SAGE about the new platform.  Our interview is available on the NSR interviews page.

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Gale to launch National Geographic Virtual Library

June 21st, 2012 · Comments Off

Farmington Hills, Mich., June 20, 2012 — Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, and the National Geographic Society, one of the world’s largest nonprofit scientific and educational organizations, today announced an extended agreement to create additional library products as part of a […]

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Credo Reference titles to be available via YBP GOBI

June 21st, 2012 · Comments Off

YBP Library Services and Credo Reference Announce New Partnership Agreement to add academic titles to GOBI database BOSTON, OXFORD – June 21, 2012 – Credo Reference is pleased to announce a partnership with YBP Library Services to incorporate Credo Reference titles from 80 of the world’s best reference publishers into GOBI (Global Online Bibliographic Information), […]

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SAGE Knowledge platform launches with 2,500 ebook titles

June 21st, 2012 · Comments Off

Los Angeles, CA (June 21, 2012) – SAGE, the world’s leading independent academic and professional publisher, announced today the full launch of SAGE Knowledge: the ultimate social sciences online library. Launching with more than 2,500 titles, SAGE Knowledge includes an expansive range of SAGE eBook and eReference content, including encyclopedias, handbooks, advanced textbooks, scholarly monographs, […]

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Salem Press Library Blog Awards announced

June 19th, 2012 · Comments Off

Congratulations to all of the blogs and bloggers – those nominated and those awarded.  Thanks to all for your continued support of No Shelf Required, the Academic Honorable Mention for 2012. Salem Press once again surveyed the library blog landscape in search of exceptional thinking, writing, and information. Hundreds of blog nominations poured in, thousands […]

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Credo launches Literati Public supporting digital literacy and the library’s brand

June 15th, 2012 · Comments Off

June 15, 2012 – Boston, Oxford – Building on the success of Literati by Credo, Credo Reference (credoreference.com), today announced plans to serve Public Libraries with Literati Public, a new expression of its suite of Digital and Information Literacy solutions. Literati Public, developed in close partnership with public librarians, is a highly customizable solution that […]

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Salem Press Blog Awards – voting open

June 13th, 2012 · Comments Off

Your vote for No Shelf Required in the academic blog category is greatly appreciated. It’s that time of year, again. We’re preparing to recognize exceptional thinking and writing in library blogs by inviting all readers to vote for a favorite blog. So click below to browse the nominees and vote. SALEM PRESS

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Credo Reference adds new publishers and expands collections with 400 new titles

June 13th, 2012 · Comments Off

From a Credo press release: Boston, Oxford – Credo Reference (www.credoreference.com) continues its growth trend by adding new publishers and expanding existing agreements with publishers, offering even more options for libraries and their users. CQ Press is the newest publisher to join Credo Reference with an agreement to include 40 of their most sought-after titles […]

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Credo’s Topic Pages will be enhanced with WorldCat results

April 20th, 2012 · Comments Off

From a Credo Reference Press Release:  Boston and Oxford, (April 18, 2012) – OCLC and Credo Reference are pleased to announce a special collaboration project aimed to increase collection visibility and usage with library users. Credo’s Topic Pages will now be enhanced with WorldCat results to show local library materials alongside other timely, relevant Web […]

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