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    April 1st, 2010LISWire aggregatorLISWire

    ~ Second Series from American Antiquarian Society Digital Archive Collection Now Available via EBSCOhost® ~

    IPSWICH, Mass. — April 1, 2010 — EBSCO Publishing has released the second of five series from American Antiquarian Society (AAS) with American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 2. The series is part of a collection that provides digital access to what is by far the most comprehensive collection of American periodicals published between 1691 and 1877.

    American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 2 provides over 1,000 titles dating from 1821-1837. The themes in this second series reflect the era of Jacksonian democracy with subject areas including agriculture, entertainment, history, literary criticism and politics. The holdings, consisting of over 888,000 pages, are broad and deep in scope with almost every American title during this timeframe represented. Subject strengths include, but are not limited to:

    • Agriculture
    • Anti-slavery Movement
    • Business and Trades
    • Domestic Life
    • Government and Politics
    • Leisure and Hobbies
    • Mathematics
    • Music
    • Pharmacy
    • Satire
    • Science and Medicine
    • Theology
    • Women’s Literature

    American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 2 is available through the state-of-the art EBSCOhost® Content Viewer , specifically designed to meet the needs of scholars and researchers by enabling them to navigate historical content in new ways. The new interface was designed to allow researchers to navigate historical content in a manner that is fast, natural and preserves the serendipity involved in doing historical research. EBSCOhost Content Viewer replicates the experience of browsing and reading original archival material while also allowing users to explore, manipulate, collect, take notes, and export content.

    EBSCO partnered with the American Antiquarian Society, one of the premier historical societies, back in June 2008 to create the American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals Collection.
    American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 2 is the second of the five series collection that includes digitized images of the pages of American magazines and journals never before available outside the walls of the American Antiquarian Society, the premier library documenting the life of America’s people from the Colonial Era through the Civil War and Reconstruction. The collection, broken up into five series based on time period, will total more than 6,500 periodicals estimated at over 9 million pages.

    About EBSCO Publishing
    EBSCO Publishing is the world’s premier database aggregator, offering a suite of nearly 300 full-text and secondary research databases. Through a library of tens of thousands of full-text journals, magazines, books, monographs, reports and various other publication types from renowned publishers, EBSCO serves the content needs of all researchers (Academic, Medical, K-12, Public Library, Corporate, Government, etc.). The company’s product lines include proprietary databases such as Academic Search™, Business Source®, CINAHL®, DynaMed™, Literary Reference Center™, MasterFILE™, NoveList®, SocINDEX™ and SPORTDiscus™ as well as dozens of leading licensed databases such as ATLA Religion Database™, EconLit, INSPEC®, MEDLINE®, MLA International Bibliography, The Philosopher’s Index™, PsycARTICLES® and PsycINFO®. Databases are powered by EBSCOhost®, the most-used for-fee electronic resource in libraries around the world. EBSCO is the provider of EBSCO Discovery Service™ a core collection of locally-indexed metadata creating a unified index of an institution’s resources within a single, customizable search point providing everything the researcher needs in one place—fast, simple access to the library’s full text content, deeper indexing and more full-text searching of more journals and magazines than and other discovery service ( For more information, visit the EBSCO Publishing Web site at:, or contact: EBSCO Publishing is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., one of the largest privately held companies in the United States.
    For more information, please contact:
    Kathleen McEvoy, Public Relations Manager
    (800) 653-2726 ext. 2594,

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    April 1st, 2010Badan BarmanLIS Jobs
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    April 1st, 2010LISWire aggregatorLISWire

    Norcross, GA — March 31, 2010
    Evergreen Indiana continues to grow with 62 libraries now live on Evergreen, the consortial, open-source library automation software. The newest additions are Boswell Grant Township, Greensburg-Decatur, Kirklin, Ligonier, Linden, Linton, Monon Town and Township, Oxford, and Roanoke public libraries.
    Equinox Software, Inc., assisted with the migrations and continues to provide 24/7 ongoing technical support for all of the Evergreen Indiana libraries.
    Andrea Ingmire, Director of Greensburg-Decatur Library says, "We are thrilled to be part of the Evergreen Indiana project. Our patrons love having direct access to library collections around the state. Evergreen software offers many of the ‘bells and whistles’ our tech savvy patrons request and more features are added all the time!"

    According to Brad LaJeunesse, CEO of Equinox Software, “Evergreen Indiana’s continued growth is very exciting for us. 640,000 Indiana residents are now using libraries supported by Evergreen.”
    About Evergreen
    Evergreen is a robust, highly scalable, open-source integrated library system best known for its unique ability to meet the needs of very large, high-transaction, multi-site consortia.
    Since its debut in September 2006, the software has sustained the 270-plus libraries of the Georgia PINES consortium. Evergreen has earned acclaim and praise from users worldwide, including a Technology Collaboration Award from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Evergreen now supports over 500 libraries of every type-public, academic, special, and school media centers. Evergreen’s rapidly expanding community is now known to power live installations in 5 countries including 12 U.S. states and 4 Canadian provinces.
    For more information about Evergreen, including a list of all known Evergreen installations, see

    About Equinox Software, Inc.
    Founded by the original Evergreen designers and developers, Equinox Software is a growing team of skilled professionals who provide services for Evergreen and Koha. These services include software development, consulting, legacy data migration, 24x7 technical support, and system hosting. Equinox also engages and supports a rapidly expanding open source community.

    For more information on Equinox Software, please visit

    Press contact: Corinne Hall,, 678-269-6113
    Evergreen and Koha are open source software, freely licensed under the GNU GPL. Evergreen and the Evergreen logo are trademarks of the Georgia Public Library Service.