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Monday, February 07, 2011

APA Books E-Collection 2011

New APA Books® E-Collection 2011

APA Books E-Collection 2011 offers exclusive access to the first electronic release of APA-published scholarly and professional titles in the 2011 copyright year. All E-Collections are delivered on APA PsycNET®.
 
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NewsBreaks
RSuite Cloud: Push-Button Publishing
by Barbara Brynko
Publishers today are scrambling to keep profits up, costs down, and users happy. But keeping a secure foothold in the information industry isn't easy, especially with the increased demands of changing technology and multichannel delivery. "Some publishers are very good at managing technology and some are not," says Barry Bealer, CEO of Really Strategies, Inc. That's one of the reasons the company rolled out its latest product called RSuite Cloud, a cloud-based, push-button publishing system for print and digital products. It's designed to automate the publishing process, offering output to all major publishing formats in 70 languages without changing a publisher's existing production systems. "This is for the publisher, whether big or small, that doesn't have a large in-house staff," says Bealer. "You don't have to manage the service; it's all in the cloud."

Weekly News Digests
Wiley Launches New Program of Open Access Journals
John Wiley & Sons, Inc. announced the launch of Wiley Open Access, a new publishing program of open access (OA) journals. The first journals will launch shortly, publishing primary peer-reviewed research in a range of broad-based subject disciplines in the life and biomedical sciences. Wiley Open Access will provide authors who wish to publish their research outcomes in an OA journal with a range of new high-quality publications that meet the requirements of funding organizations and institutions where these apply.
Infosources Rolls Out Mobile Apps for Law
Mobile Apps for Law is a just-released database on the web that covers all legal research and utility apps for all types of mobile devices. Whether you use an iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, BlackBerry, Android device, or a Palm PC, this is the place to find out which law apps are available for your device. The database is brought to you by Infosources Publishing, pioneers in the field of reference publishing for law since 1981. Infosources Publishing, which is based in Teaneck, N.J., publishes basic reference sources for lawyers, law librarians, legal researchers, and information professionals.
Publishers to Earn Licensing Revenue Using CCC’s Rightslink Plus
Copyright Clearance Center (CCC), a not-for-profit organization and provider of licensing solutions, announced a referral partnership with the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) in which ALPSP members can earn revenue from their online content utilizing CCC's Rightslink Plus service at a discounted rate. Rightslink enables licensing of text and multimedia direct from publishers' online content.

NewsLink Spotlight
Update on Gale—Mobile, Global, and In Context
by Paula J. Hane
At the recent ALA Midwinter meeting, I caught up with Nader Qaimari, senior vice president of marketing at Cengage Learning, to talk about recent developments at Gale and get a peek at some forthcoming products. Gale continues to be excited about the streamlined company structure implemented last summer—the integration of Gale and Cengage. Qaimari says it lets the company make content connections and help libraries serve as the conduit to information and textbooks. Other news he was eager to discuss included the company's mobile initiatives, its new Gale World Scholar product line, enhancements to PowerSearch, new administrative tools, and ongoing work on the In Context products.

How to Stay Focused When Searching

How to Stay Focused When Searching (3:47)

Super-Searcher Mary Ellen Bates of Bates Information Services explains how to separate the incidental from the integral in search in this clip from her presentation at Computers in Libraries 2019.

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Bookshelf
The Carousel Carver The Carousel Carver
by Perdita Buchan

This evocative historical novel tells the story of Giacinto, who emigrates from Italy in 1912 and becomes a carousel carver during the golden age of the craft in America, and Rosa, the eight-year-old orphan girl thrust into his care.

The Carousel Carver vividly recreates the world of the immigrant carvers—from the inspiration found in fiery horses, big cats, and children's laughter to the clatter, sawdust, and politics of Philadelphia's bustling multicultural workshops. This is an engaging and insightful tale of tolerance, second chances, and what it means for those once adrift to call America home.

May 2019/144 pp/hardcover/ISBN 978-1-940091-04-4
Regular Price $16.95 | Preorder Price $10.17

Trade Paperback | ISBN 978-1-940091-03-7
Regular Price $13.95 | Preorder Price $8.37

The ebook is available from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Kobo.

 
 
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