Entries Tagged as 'Vendor News'

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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Dictionary of American Regional English Debuts Online

February 5th, 2014 · Comments Off

This was announced several weeks ago, but I missed it.  It looks intriguing with the audio recordings, maps showing the regional distribution of words, and social media aspects. 100 terms available for free preview.  If you are snowed in today, take a look at hooky bob. Cambridge, Mass. The Dictionary of American Regional English, the […]

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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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Tags: Electronic Resources · Enhanced eBooks · Interfaces/Platforms · Press Releases · Vendor News

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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Tags: Academic Libraries · Open Access · Press Releases · Vendor News

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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Tags: Collection Development · Interfaces/Platforms · Patron Driven Acquisition · Press Releases · Vendor News

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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Tags: Collection Development · Interfaces/Platforms · New Products · Open Access · Press Releases · Vendor News

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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