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Birmingham, Ala. –- June 6, 2012 – In co-sponsorship with the American Library Association (ALA), EBSCO awarded seven librarians $1,000 scholarships to attend the ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim June 21-26, 2012. As part of the application process, librarians were asked to explain how attending the ALA Annual Conference will contribute to their professional development.
San Diego, CA and Farmington Hills, MI, June 5, 2012 — Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, and Library Journal magazine today announced that San Diego County Library is the 2012 Library of the Year. Each year this prestigious recognition goes to a public library that most profoundly demonstrates service to community, creativity, leadership and innovation in developing community programs, particularly programs that can be emulated by others.
Farmington Hills, Mich., May 31, 2012 — Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, today announced Classroom in Context (CLiC), a curriculum-based family of resources designed to supplement textbooks and enhance learning with authoritative, media-rich content from Gale’s award-winning In Context product suite.
~ Millions of Historical and Contemporary Images from the Associated Press to be Available via EBSCOhost® and EBSCO Discovery Service™ ~
IPSWICH, Mass. — May 31, 2012 — EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) will make millions of images from the Associated Press (AP) available to library customers. EBSCO has been named the sole library distributor of the AP Images, the commercial photo unit of AP. It is one of the world’s largest collections of historical and contemporary imagery including more than twelve million photographs dating back more than 100 years.
Wolper’s Web Presence Now Accompanied by Social Media Outreach
EASTON, PA (May 30, 2012) – Content was appropriately the headliner today as a leading solutions provider in the information management industry, Wolper Information Services, launched its new online presence with a redesigned website, a new blog, and an emphasis on social media.
~ EDS Chosen to Provide Better Discoverability of Institution’s Resources and Increase Online Usage ~
IPSWICH, Mass. — May 29, 2012 — Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE in Australia has chosen EBSCO Publishing’s EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) to allow students and staff better discoverability of the institution’s resources and to increase online usage. The institute also believes that EDS will be advantageous in attracting potential students by providing the latest innovative technology.
Fifteen more libraries have announced that they have selected OCLC WorldShare Management Services, the first cooperative, Webscale library management services that streamline cataloging, acquisitions, circulation, license management and workflows, and offer a next-generation discovery tool for library users. This brings the number of libraries worldwide committed to using WorldShare Management Services to 210.