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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Harvard University Press partners with De Gruyter to re-release 2800 titles

November 5th, 2013 · Comments Off

2800 Harvard University Press titles will be re-released as e-ditions with De Gruyter beginning in January, 2014.  Libraries can choose e or p versions of the titles.  200 titles are ready and available at this time with the remainder slated for full release by the end of 2013 (updated information).  Here is more from the […]

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Harvard University Press and Bohlau Publishers to offer PDA model via De Gruyter

November 28th, 2012 · Comments Off

Below is a bit of detail on two publishers that will work with De Gruyter’s new PDA model.  If you haven’t read about the new PDA model from De Gruyter, take a look at the white paper. Press release from De Gruyter:  Berlin, 28 November 2012 – The idea behind Patron Driven Acquisition (PDA) is […]

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Harvard University Press Partners with DeGruyter for eBook Sales

January 5th, 2012 · Comments Off

DeGruyter and Harvard University Press just announced a new collaboration.  DeGruyter will serve as a sales partner for HUP’s eBook collection, both front and backlist.  The titles will be available on DeGruyter’s recently released interface which integrates book, journal, and databank content.  More information on the announcement is in the press release at the bottom […]

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Books at JSTOR adds Four New Academic Presses

March 24th, 2011 · Comments Off

A JSTOR Press Release:  Four prominent academic publishers in the United States announced plans today to bring their scholarly books online at JSTOR, one of the most well-known and widely used scholarly research sites. This is the second wave of presses to join the Books at JSTOR initiative. The initial group included Chicago, Minnesota, North […]

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ebrary Now Offering CHOICE Outstanding Academic Titles

August 25th, 2010 · Comments Off

ebrary announced today the availability of CHOICE Outstanding Academic Titles (OAT) on their platform.  ebrary is the first aggregator to offer CHOICE OAT. From the press release: ebrary®, a leading provider of digital content products and technologies, has partnered with CHOICE to offer digital editions of more than 1,000 of CHOICE’s recent Outstanding Academic Titles. […]

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NetLibrary tops 200,000 eBooks, adds 35 new publishers

October 12th, 2009 · Comments Off

Received this press release from Bob Murphy at OCLC: 35 new publishers add more multilingual content to NetLibrary eBook and eAudiobook collections NetLibrary now offers more than 200,000 eBooks and more than 13,000 eAudiobooks from more than 550 publishers More titles, more choices for library users worldwide

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