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EBSCO Information Services Announces New Integration with Google for Education

Jan
16

EBSCO Information Services Announces New Integration with Google for Education
~ Partnership Enables Librarians to Leverage Resources from Both Companies to Serve Their Users ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — January 16, 2020 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) announced a new integration with Google for Education. As a Google for Education Partner, EBSCO will be able to provide universities, schools and public libraries using G Suite for Education with innovative resources to engage students in learning, both inside and outside the classroom.

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EBSCO Information Services Awards Five Scholarships for Librarians to Attend the 2020 ALA Midwinter Meeting

Jan
14

EBSCO Information Services Awards Five Scholarships for Librarians to Attend the 2020 ALA Midwinter Meeting
~ Annual Scholarship Pays for the Travel Expenses of Librarians Attending National Conference ~

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Missouri Evergreen Consortium partners with Equinox Open Library Initiative

Nov
22

Duluth, Ga., November 22, 2019: Equinox is pleased to announce its collaboration with the Missouri Evergreen Consortium in providing hosting and support for its Evergreen instance.

The Missouri Evergreen Consortium supports 598,254 patrons. The migration included a total of 1,253,332 bibliographic records. Services provided by Equinox included implementation and data services in addition to support, hosting, training and auxiliary services.

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Submissions Now Open for the 2020 SEE-IT™ Award from EBSCO Information Services and the Children’s Book Council

Nov
06

Submissions Now Open for the 2020 SEE-IT™ Award from EBSCO Information Services and the Children’s Book Council
~ Annual Award Recognizes Author and Illustrator
Excellence in Youth Graphic Novels ~

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Gale Streamlines Curriculum Planning and Amplifies Collaboration with Gale In Context: For Educators Launch

Oct
23

Turns Access Into Outcomes, Connecting Student Databases to Educator Resources

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Equinox migrates Wayne and Pike County Libraries to the PaILS/SPARK Consortium

Oct
22

Duluth, Ga., October 22, 2019: Equinox is pleased to welcome Wayne and Pike County Libraries to Evergreen with their successful migrations to the Pennsylvania Integrated Library System (PaILS) SPARK Consortium.

Wayne and Pike County Libraries’ move will support 37,059 patrons. The migration included a total of 118,987 bibliographic records. Services provided by Equinox included project management and Evergreen software configuration. Data extraction and bibliographic deduplication were completed as part of their migration encompassing item, patron, and transaction records.

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Gale Streamlines Curriculum Planning and Amplifies Collaboration with Gale In Context: For Educators Launch

Oct
22

Turns Access Into Outcomes, Connecting Student Databases to Educator Resources

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Equinox migrates Eastern Cluster of Eastern Seminaries to Koha

Oct
14

Duluth, Ga., October 14, 2019: Equinox is pleased to announce the successful migration of the Eastern Cluster of Lutheran Seminaries to Koha, the first open source Integrated Library System to be used worldwide.

Their migration involved 318,801 bibliographic records and 2,929 patrons at the university. Equinox provided authority control and data services in addition to Koha support, hosting, and implementation. Remote training for Koha was also provided as part of the migration by Equinox.

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Gale Partners with Mackin to Make Database Content Accessible and Searchable Through MackinVIA’s Deep Discovery™

Oct
02

Search and Access Gale Content Quickly and Efficiently in a Single Interface

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. & BURNSVILLE, Minn. – October 2, 2019 – Gale, a Cengage company, has partnered with Mackin, a leading distributor of K-12, print and digital resources, to make its database content available on the MackinVIA digital content management platform. Now MackinVIA customers can search Gale databases using MackinVIA’s new Deep Discovery™ tool to quickly find authoritative content, delivering better research outcomes for student success.

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New Study Finds Large Print Books Improve Student Reading Confidence and Comprehension Skills

Sep
12

Findings Reveal Students Develop Stronger Reading Skills and Grow in Self-Efficacy Using Large Print Books

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – September 12, 2019 – Think large print books are just for older adults? Think again. New research released today by Thorndike Press from Gale, a Cengage company, shows that students in grades 3-12 who read large print books developed stronger reading skills, felt more comfortable reading and adopted new, positive reading mindsets. View/download the study whitepaper, here: http://bit.ly/2lIS1Mk.

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