Illustrated London News Ltd Launches Online Wartime Archive

ResourceShelf - Sat, 2014-08-16 21:32
From First World War Centenary : Illustrated London News Ltd (ILN) has launched a website featuring 1914-1918 archive material from the Illustrated London News, the world’s first illustrated magazine, and seven other titles in its collection. The first-phase website includes the digitised pages from the Illustrated London News 1914-1918; a wealth [...]
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Bing Introduces Conversation-Style Search Results

ResourceShelf - Wed, 2014-08-13 19:19
From Bing blogs : For all kinds of searches, Bing lets you ask a question the way you would ask a friend. For example, “ who is the President of the United States ” or “ the tallest building in the world ”, or “ who played Morpheus in The Matrix ”, [...]
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Project MUSE Announces New 2015 Titles

ResourceShelf - Fri, 2014-08-08 00:16
From Project MUSE : Project MUSE is pleased to announce that 11 new titles have been confirmed to join MUSE in 2015. MUSE expects to announce additional new titles within the coming weeks . The 11 new titles add depth to core MUSE subjects including Literature, History, and Language and Linguistics. All [...]
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Hachette eBooks Now Available Through EBSCO

ResourceShelf - Thu, 2014-07-31 19:10
From EBSCO : The e-books from Hachette Book Group are now part of the more than 600,000 e-books available from EBSCO eBooks . The partnership will help librarians acquire high-demand titles in a cost-effective way since there are no markups or fees of any kind on EBSCO eBook titles. Library patrons will [...]
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Yahoo Launches Finance Contributors Network

ResourceShelf - Wed, 2014-07-30 18:32
From Yahoo Finance : We are pleased to announce the launch of Yahoo Finance Contributors - a finance-focused and socially driven network where expert contributors will regularly create and share premium original content.    We are opening up the Yahoo Finance platform to a select group of leaders of finance from [...]
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Flickr to Offer Licensing Service for Photographers

ResourceShelf - Wed, 2014-07-30 18:22
From Flickr blog : Flickr’s talented community is what makes our site such a great place for photography, and we believe there are tremendous opportunities to share your original moments with the world. Today we are excited to introduce a new way for you to partner with photo agencies, editors, bloggers [...]
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UK Medical Heritage Library Project Adds Library Partners

ResourceShelf - Tue, 2014-07-29 19:17
From Wellcome Library : We are excited to welcome nine UK research library partners to the UK Medical Heritage Library project. These libraries will be making their historic collections available for digitisation alongside the Wellcome Library’s own 19th century works. They make up the bulk of the 15 million page goal made [...]
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Brill Launches New Suite of Open Access Journals

ResourceShelf - Tue, 2014-07-29 19:01
From Brill : In the Brill Open program we are now announcing the launch of four new full Open Access journals in the following disciplines: Humanities , Social Sciences , Law , and Biology . These journals will offer a pure open access environment. Each journal will be divided into sections that [...]
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Macmillan Publishers Broadens E-Lending Pilot Program

ResourceShelf - Tue, 2014-07-29 18:56
From MacMillan :  Macmillan Publishers will be adding its full collection of frontlist eBooks to their public library e-lending pilot, it was announced today. It is the first time the company has made its catalog of eBooks published in the last twelve months available for lending in libraries. The pilot program has [...]
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FamilySearch Adds Over 1 Million International Indexed Records and Images

ResourceShelf - Mon, 2014-07-28 06:57
From FamilySearch blog : FamilySearch has added more than 1.7 million indexed records and images to collections from Canada, Croatia, Peru, Poland, and the United States. Notable collection updates include the 1,160,179 indexed records from the UnitedStates, Hawaii, Honolulu Passenger Lists, 1900–1953, collection ; the 50,858 indexed records from the Peru, Cusco, [...]
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