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Mendeley Institutional Edition Webinar, August 20: Bring Your Library to the Center of the Research Community

If you want to make your library the center of research collaboration, join Swets’ webinar to learn how Mendeley Institutional Edition (MIE) is your ticket into the heart of the social research community. Students and researchers throughout the world are avidly sharing, collaborating, publishing and accessing a wealth of information and with MIE, you’re granted real-time insight into content usage to help you stay informed on research activity, content trend analysis, altmetrics and so much more. Register here for Wednesday, August 20th – 12:00 – 12:30 PM CST.

 

NAXOS announces mobile app and upgrade deal

WiLS partner NAXOS is launching a mobile app which will allow you to take your institution’s NAXOS music library anywhere! We’re attaching an e-flyer with some information about the app.  However, that’s not all! Read more

Digital Bookmobile Comes to Madison

The Digital Bookmobile National Tour will showcase the state’s free eBook service in two upcoming tour stops at Madison Public Library! Read more

Participate in the UW-Madison MOOC partnership!

Meet our new streaming video partner Docuseek2!

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Docuseek2 is a new streaming platform for independent documentary and social issue film, serving schools, colleges and universities. Launched in October 2012, Docuseek2 features premium exclusive content from leading educational distributors, with flexible licensing options and a rich set of search tools. Docuseek2 currently streams over 460 titles addressing a wide range of subjects, with notable depth in anthropology, the environment, urban studies, the global economy and American Studies. MARC records, chapter stops, captions and interactive transcripts are available for most titles. WiLS is excited to team up with Docuseek2 to bring this amazing collection to our members at a significant discount. Read more

WiLS Wonders for July: Technology Tools

This month’s WiLS Wonders features a question we are wondering about for WiLSWorld!  (Psst!  You should register here if you haven’t already.)  Please take a moment to let us know what technology tools you are using in your library, and then come to the final session of WiLSWorld – our Technology Mixer – to hear what others are doing.  If you just can’t wait for WiLSWorld, and must know what your colleagues are using now, see the responses here.

New and Updated Ebook Collections from Gale

GALE is pleased to announce that four of the new Academic eBook Collections featuring some of our new Springer and Elsevier monographs and other publishers’ content are now complete.

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ALA promotions from WiLS vendor partners

We asked all of our vendor partners if they wanted to share any promotions or information for ALA annual.  The compiled results are below. Read more