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Biodiversity Heritage Library Adds Two Partners & Makes Some Content Available on iTunesU

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From the Smithsonian Institution Libraries: Two new members have joined the Biodiversity Heritage Library: Cornell University Library (Ithaca, N.Y.) and the U.S. Geological Survey Library (Reston, Va.). These two institutions will contribute to the digitization of historical science literature in the BHL collections. All material will be online, free and available to the public. Cornell […]

“Your Guide to 2012 ALA Elections” Posted

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From ALA: “Your Guide to the 2012 ALA Elections” contains general information about the ALA presidency, recent ALA presidential initiatives and biographical information about the two presidential candidates.  Also provided is information about ALA Council, recent Council actions and links to information about this year’s 107 Council candidates. Direct to Guide ||| PDF Version Also […]

Access GAO Reports and Legal Decisions via New App for iOS (Free)

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From the Government Accountability Office (GAO): The free app – available to users of Apple devices such as iPhones and iPads – provides direct, simple mobile access to new reports, testimonies, videos, and podcasts. [Clip] The GAO app joins other GAO digital initiatives that include podcasts, online videos and report graphics, and a presence on […]

eBooks: Safari Books Online Grows Collection With Addition of Hundreds of German Language Titles

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From Safari Books Online: Safari Books Online (www.safaribooksonline.com and www.safaribooksonline.de) has added hundreds of German language books to its existing library of more than 20,000 books and training videos in English for enterprises, workgroups and individuals. Individual subscribers can access the entire library with no limits or can choose the 10-slot option which allows them […]

Reference: New Congressional Research Service Report: Rising Gasoline Prices 2012

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A new report (March 1, 2012) from the Congressional Research Service about a topic in the news. It has been made available online by the Federation of American Scientists. Title Rising Gasoline Prices 2012 March 1, 2012 Authors Neelesh Nerurkar, Specialist in Energy Policy Robert Pirog, Specialist in Energy Economics Source Congressional Research Service Direct […]

Forecast: Gartner Says Personal Cloud Services Will Be Integrated in Most Connected Devices by 2013

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From a Gartner News Release: By the end of 2013, consumer cloud services for accessing content will be integrated into 90 percent of all connected consumer devices, according to technology research and advisory firm Gartner, Inc. Speaking at a briefing for technology industry executives in Singapore today, Gartner managing vice president Andrew Johnson said that […]

EBSCO Releases eBook Academic Subscription Collection, Includes Nearly 70,000 Titles

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From the Announcement: EBSCO Publishing has released its first subscription eBook collection. eBook Academic Subscription Collection supplies full-text eBooks covering a broad spectrum of academic subjects from business to science and engineering to the humanities. Nearly 70,000 titles are included in eBook Academic Subscription Collection. [Clip] Book Academic Subscription Collection is offered on an annual […]