More Interactive Features Added to Rosen’s Teen Health & Wellness

August 18th, 2010 · Comments Off

Rosen spent much of Spring and Summer updating their award winning Teen Health & Wellness resource with an abundance of new features.  The first interface was already a great one, so I’m glad to see even more features added. Here’s a summary of what’s NEW with Teen Health & Wellness for Fall 2010:

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Rosen’s Teen Health & Wellness – Translation and Social Bookmarking

April 29th, 2010 · Comments Off

Rosen’s Teen Health & Wellness database recently upgraded the interface to include two exciting new features – translation and social bookmarking. The translation widget offers content in 50 languages, instantly. Articles can also be shared on Facebook and other social networking sites.  Family and friends will be able to read the full text of the […]

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Tags: Interfaces/Platforms · Press Releases · Public Libraries · Reference Publishing · School Libraries · Vendor News

Big news in online reference

November 12th, 2009 · Comments Off

I’ve gotten a flurry of press releases in the past 2 weeks from a variety of reference publishers.  Some are offering mobile search, others are teaming up to distribute content, or they are offering new products.  Here’s a sampling of what’s going on (in no apparent order): Oxford University Press launched Oxford Handbooks Online SAGE […]

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New Interview with Tom Beyer, iFactory

July 24th, 2009 · Comments Off

iFactory is an web development company in Boston.  They have developed Sage Reference Online, Rosen’s Teen Health & Wellness, and several Oxford University Press products.  NSR got to talk with Tom Beyer, Director of Publishing at iFactory about eBook interfaces and the future of eBooks.  Tom and 15 other interviews are listed on the NSR interviews page.

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No Shelf Required – 10,000 Visitors and Growing

April 6th, 2009 · Comments Off

Thank you for your support, No Shelf Required readers, subscribers, and supporters.  We hit a milestone in March with the 10,000th unique visitor to NSR.  Clearly, ebooks are a hot topic with this much interest in the blog in less than one year.  Let’s keep that interest and conversation going strong.  We welcome your comments, […]

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Rosen’s Teen Health & Wellness – this is what I call a Reference Experience

November 24th, 2008 · 1 Comment

I recently attended the School Library Journal (SLJ) Summit and had the pleasure of working with Roger Rosen, of Rosen Publishing, on a panel about the future of digital reference.  Roger spoke about Rosen’s Teen Health & Wellness product.  I finally had a chance to look it over.  WOW, this is what I call a reference […]

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Tags: Interfaces/Platforms · New Products · Public Libraries · School Libraries · Vendor News