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Carleton and St. Olaf College Libraries collaborate with Backstage for increased discovery and access

Dec
09

Contact:
Kat Kamp
Backstage Library Works
801.356.1852
[email protected]
www.bslw.com

PROVO, Utah, December 9, 2013 – The Bridge Consortium (Northfield, MN), which consists of the Libraries at Carleton and St. Olaf Colleges, is collaborating with Backstage Library Works in database processing as part of the libraries’ initiative to update and maintain their joint catalog.

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NISO to Develop Standards and Recommended Practices for Altmetrics

Jun
20

Grant from Sloan Foundation will fund community-informed effort to standardize collection and use of alternative metrics measuring research impact

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EBSCO Publishing and EBSCO Information Services Merge

May
22

~ Customers will Benefit from More Tightly Integrated Product and Service Offerings ~

Birmingham, Ala. — May 22, 2013 — EBSCO Industries, Inc. announces the EBSCO Information Services (EIS) and EBSCO Publishing (EP) businesses will merge on July 1, 2013 and will operate as a single business under the name EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO). Tim Collins, a 26-year EBSCO veteran and previously President of EBSCO Publishing, will serve as President of the combined entity.

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EBSCO Publishing Releases New eBook Subscription Offering – eBook Public Library Collection™

Jan
31

~ Collection Includes Over 25,000 eBook Titles Chosen Specifically for Public Libraries ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — January 31, 2013 — EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has released its latest e-book subscription collection focused on the needs of public library patrons. eBook Public Library Collection™ includes over 25,000 general reference e-book titles in a variety of subjects and topics including social sciences, language and literature and science & technology.

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WorldCat Local mobile now in production

Jun
17

DUBLIN, Ohio, June 17, 2011—A production version of mobile-optimized WorldCat Local is now available to libraries following beta testing of the service that makes it possible for mobile users to discover items, see location, shelf status, call numbers, and more in their local library, and in libraries worldwide.

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EBSCO Publishing and The H.W. Wilson Company Make Joint Announcement of Merger Agreement

Jun
02

~Two long-time industry leading vendors come together with goal of improving services for libraries ~

Ipswich, Mass. — June 2, 2011 — EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) and The H.W. Wilson Company (Wilson) have merged in what is being viewed by the companies as an ideal match. This combination of organizations will allow the strengths of each to benefit existing and forthcoming products & services.

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OCLC releases new membership report: Perceptions of Libraries, 2010: Context and Community

Jan
20

DUBLIN, Ohio, January 20, 2011—Americans are using libraries a lot more as the economic downturn has impacted lives, careers and incomes. Americans see increased value in libraries and the value that libraries provide to their communities, and report even stronger appreciation of the value librarians bring to the information search experience, according to a new membership report by OCLC, a nonprofit library services and research organization.

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Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Selects EBSCO Discovery Service™

Oct
05

~ Easy Access to the Library’s Valuable Collection, a Viable Alternative To Search Engines and Quality Metadata Reasons Why EBSCO Discovery Service™ was Selected ~

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BOOK SALE FINDER LAUNCHES BOOK SALES TO GO - New Product Guides Book Buyers Directly to Used Book Sales Using GPS

May
11

Book Sale Finder, the online guide to used book sales, announced the release of Book Sales TO GOTM, a free product which allows people to easily locate library book sales and book stores throughout the USA and Canada.

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