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EBSCO Publishing Releases K-8 and High School E-book Collections

Nov
01

EBSCO Publishing Releases K-8 and High School E-book Collections
~New E-book Subscription Collections Align with
Common Core Guidelines for Grade K-8 and 9-12 ~

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Rocky View School District Adds Five New Libraries to LibLime Koha

Nov
01

North Bethesda, MD, November 1, 2012- LibLime, a division of PTFS, announces that five new school libraries in the Rocky View School District (Alberta, Canada) have officially gone live on LibLime Koha. Bearspaw School, Muriel Clayton Middle School, Elbow Valley Elementary School, Rainbow Creek Elementary School, and Springbank Middle School are the newest schools to go-live on LibLime Koha.

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Indiana Librarians, Professional Development Opportunity, 12 LEUs Online Arts and Crafts for Youth Librarians Workshop

Oct
31

Indiana Librarians, Professional Development Opportunity, 12 LEUs Online Arts and Crafts for Youth Librarians Workshop Opens November 12, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

San Diego, California (Online)— October 31, 2012

Contact: Valerie Colston [email protected] 858-453-2278

Unique online professional development opportunity for Indiana Librarians. Enroll today in the Arts and Crafts for Youth Librarians @ http://www.artmuseums.com/youthlibrarians.html offered by Art Teacher on the Net

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EBSCO offers seven scholarships to librarians for 2013 ALA Annual Conference

Oct
31

Birmingham, Ala. — Wednesday, October 31, 2012 The — American Library Association (ALA) and EBSCO are partnering to offer seven scholarships for librarians to attend the 2013 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago. The meeting — which will take place June 27 – July 2, 2013 — offers an opportunity for continuing education, meetings, and interaction with colleagues.

Each EBSCO scholarship will be in the amount of $1,000. The scholarship money is to be used for conference registration, travel, and expenses.

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EBSCO Announces 2012 Charleston Conference Scholarship Winner

Oct
31

Birmingham, Ala. – October 31, 2012 – EBSCO is pleased to announce the winner of its 2012 Charleston Conference Scholarship: Zeeshan Ullah, assistant librarian at Central Library, Islamia College Peshawar, Pakistan. This year’s event — the 32nd Annual Charleston Conference, titled “Accentuate the Positive” — will be held November 7 – 10, 2012, in Charleston, S.C.

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Chicano Database™ Now Available via EBSCOhost®

Oct
30

~ New Resource Available from EBSCO Publishing Focuses on Mexican-American,
Chicano and Broader Latino Experience ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — October 30, 2012 — Information designed to explore the broad dimensions of class, race and gender within the Chicano and Latino U.S. experience is now available through EBSCOhost® from EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO). Chicano Database™, a bibliographic index formerly available via First Search from OCLC, furthers research, teaching and scholarship for Chicano studies programs and broader ethnic studies curricula.

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Developing Legal Aid-Library Collaborations: Models and Replication Resources

Oct
26

The Libraries and Access to Justice Webinar Series concludes with our forth webinar, Thursday November 1. Pro Bono Net is producing these webinars in collaboration with the Legal Aid Society of Louisville, Central Minnesota Legal Services and Legal Services State Support (MN), with funding from the Legal Services Corporation's Technology Initiative Grants program. The series will help librarians better assist library patrons with legal needs by presenting a range of free online access to justice resources, and will showcase successful models for legal aid-library collaboration.

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University of Jordan Joins LibLime’s Koha with Class Program

Oct
26

North Bethesda, MD –October 26, 2012 – Students in Dr. Nashrawan Taha’s Automation of Information Centers and Libraries course at the University of Jordan will begin utilizing LibLime Koha this fall through LibLime's Koha with Class program.

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EBSCO Publishing Increases Spanish Content in EBSCO Discovery Service™

Oct
25

~ Partnership between Digitalia and EBSCO Publishing Brings Wide Spectrum of Spanish Titles to EBSCO Discovery Service™ ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — October 25, 2012 — EBSCO Publishing’s (EBSCO) recent agreement with content partner, Digitalia will enable Spanish content, serving a vast range of interest and needs, to be discoverable within EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS). Digitalia is a global leader in quality content with thousands of e-books from the most renowned Spanish and Latin American Publishing Houses, as well as relevant Spanish journals that cover all topics of interest.

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Library & Information Science Source™ Now Available from EBSCO Publishing

Oct
23

~ Latest Information in Field of Library and Information Science ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — October 23, 2012 — Library & Information Science Source™, the definitive resource in the field of library and information science, is now available from EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO). Library & Information Science Source is a full text resource designed to help librarians and researchers easily find the latest information in a rapidly evolving field of library and information science.

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