Follett’s new Destiny Resource Manager will manage textbooks, equipment, and more

MCHENRY, Ill., Dec. 3, 2014 –Follett this week introduced Destiny Resource Manager, a new, universal system that enables K-12 districts to track and manage all school assets. Destiny Resource Manager represents an evolution from Follett Destiny Asset Manager as it will monitor barcoded textbooks in addition to traditional assets such as laptops, tablets and equipment. Continue reading

eBook, eLibrary, and ePublishing News For the Week Ending Sunday, November 30

bibaI am the former Editor-in-Chief of TeleRead, the Internet’s first blog devoted to ebooks.  I now run a curated Twitter feed devoted to ebooks, elibraries, and epublishing.

This is a listing of those tweets for the last week.  A new listing will be published on No Shelf Required each Monday morning.

If you are interested in following the feed in real time, follow me on Twitter: @paulkbiba — Paul Biba
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USA Kindle store breaks 3 million title mark http://t.co/xcq9l8AAGl

Ebooks on a Plane: HarperCollins and JetBlue Announce Partnership http://t.co/MFmvGgZBDc
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eBook, eLibrary, and ePublishing News For the Week Ending Sunday, November 23

bibaI am the former Editor-in-Chief of TeleRead, the Internet’s first blog devoted to ebooks.  I now run a curated Twitter feed devoted to ebooks, elibraries, and epublishing.

This is a listing of those feeds for the last week.  A new listing will be published on No Shelf Required each Sunday.

If you are interested in following the feed in real time, follow me on Twitter: @paulkbiba — Paul Biba
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Lettering is Not Type: Clear Definitions for Commonly Misused Terms http://t.co/cEOlfe3Ui2

Hugh Howey The Book that Writes Itself http://t.co/9K86wN0Zoh
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Gale offers content for data mining and textual analysis

Farmington Hills, Mich., November 17, 2014 — Recognizing the benefit of data analysis for the digital humanities field, Gale, part of Cengage Learning, will make available content from its Gale Digital Collections to academic researchers for data mining and textual analysis purposes. Data mining and textual analysis – the process by which text or datasets are crawled by software that recognizes entities, relationships and action – helps researchers draw new conclusions among disparate data and is emerging as an important area of scholarly research. Continue reading

eBook, eLibrary, and ePublishing News For the Week Ending November 15

bibaI am the former Editor-in-Chief of TeleRead, the Internet’s first blog devoted to ebooks.  I now run a curated Twitter feed devoted to ebooks, elibraries, and epublishing.

This is a listing of those feeds for the last week.  A new listing will be published on No Shelf Required each Sunday.

If you are interested in following the feed in real time, follow me on Twitter: @paulkbiba — Paul Biba
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Travel through time with these old maps from the Zenrin Virtual Museum http://t.co/9G2vKNFXrC

HarperCollins Releases an Enhanced eBook Edition of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ http://t.co/9G2vKNFXrC
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APA ebooks available for individual purchase on ebrary

November 13, 2014 – Mountain View, CA – Libraries around the world can now acquire the essential Psychology and Behavioral and Social Sciences titles researchers need under flexible models that meet their budget requirements.

The American Psychological Association (APA), the largest scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States and the world’s largest association of psychologists, has joined forces with ProQuest ebook business ebrary to make more than 250 titles published since 2009 available electronically Continue reading

eBook, eLibrary, and ePublishing News For the Week Ending November 9

bibaI am the former Editor-in-Chief of TeleRead, the Internet’s first blog devoted to ebooks.  I now run a curated Twitter feed devoted to ebooks, elibraries, and epublishing.

This is a listing of those feeds for the last week.  A new listing will be published on No Shelf Required each Sunday.

If you are interested in following the feed in real time, follow me on Twitter: @paulkbiba — Paul Biba
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There’s a new way to report harassment against women on Twitter http://t.co/IqxyzE4QszSkybrite

Three Publishers Sign With or Expand Relationship With Portico For E-Journal and Ebook Preservation http://t.co/pxp1XvN2Hz
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Wiley and Safari’s PubFactory announce partnership

November 3, 2014 John Wiley & Sons, Inc., and Safari today announced a strategic partnership that will deliver the next generation in digital reference platforms for students, faculty and librarians.

Wiley Reference Library will combine Safari’s award-winning PubFactory platform with Wiley’s prestigious online reference portfolio. Wiley Reference Library will enhance the visibility and usability of Wiley’s acclaimed reference materials and will include entry portals for key subjects allowing users to search within a subject, within an individual reference work, or across Wiley’s entire reference portfolio. www.wileyreferencelibrary.com will be available in the first half of 2015. Continue reading

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