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EBSCO Add 12 New Subject Sets to eBook Collection

EBSCO Information Services announces the release of 12 new EBSCO eBook™ Subject Sets, which increases the total number to more than 200. The Subject Sets are offered to libraries in convenient collections grouped by subject matter. Subject Sets are prepackaged sets of titles from leading publishers in specific, high-interest topics designed to meet the needs of libraries while simplifying collection development. Read More »

Capstone Young Readers and Scribd Announce eBook Subscription Deal

Capstone Young Readers, a leading publisher of children's books and digital products and services, announces a distribution agreement with Scribd, the leading eBook subscription service featuring more than 500,000 eBooks ranging from contemporary bestsellers to beloved classics. Capstone Young Readers is the third children's publisher to join the service. Read More »

New Internet Management Solution from NetRef

Teachers and administrators can ring in the school year with a new solution for managing Internet access with NetRef, the first-ever educational security system that safeguards all Internet access points. The multi-platform software empowers teachers to guide the next generation of digital citizens by setting the boundaries kids need. Read More »

Recorded Books Re-launches RB Test Prep for Libraries

RBdigital from Recorded Books has announced a re-launch of RB Test Prep for Libraries, an online test preparation service. Formerly known as ePrep, this revamped service offers unlimited access to online test-prep courses delivered by experts through engaging, on-demand video lessons. Read More »

DynaVox Unveils World’s Largest Dedicated Speech-Generating Tablet

DynaVox Systems unveiled the DynaVox T15, a powerful, 15-inch dynamic display tablet for individuals with advanced access needs, visual impairments or physical limitations. The world’s largest dedicated speech-generating tablet, the T15 is a touch-based speech-generating devices intended for those with aphasia, autism, cerebral palsy, cortical visual impairment, early ALS, locked-in syndrome and stroke. Read More »

Channel One News Launches Searchable Video Library

Channel One News, a Houghton Mifflin Harcourt company, announced the launch of the Channel One News Video Library, a user-friendly, searchable database of nonfiction videos and interactive activities tied to current events. The Channel One News Video Library is a comprehensive resource of Channel One News’ video segments and activities created with one goal in mind: to help students interpret the news and spark important conversations around current events. Read More »

Agreement Allows 41 States to Go Paperless through Electronic Transcript Exchange

The Midwestern Higher Education Compact signed a contract addendum with Parchment, Inc. allowing continued participation in the largest and most comprehensive electronic transcript contract in the nation for MHEC’s member states and now expands to include the member states of the Southern Regional Education Board and the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, totaling 41 states. Read More » and Learning Bird Partner for New Online PLC

Learning Bird and will partner to support teachers making the print-to-digital curriculum transition with a new, free online professional learning community, The Digital Educator: Skills for Success. The Digital Educator community will focus on 21st-century instruction with educators and experts discussing how to create, publish, and share digital lessons to blend, flip, and differentiate learning. Read More »

Insight Publishes Back to SchoolTech Guidelines

Insight Public Sector has identified network readiness as one of the most critical issues facing school districts this back to school season. Insight has compiled five key issues to consider as technology places heavier demands on network infrastructure, based on Insight's conversations with superintendents and technology leaders in school districts nationwide: Read More »

NEC DisplayNote Software Now Available in the Cloud

NEC Display Solutions of America, a leading provider of commercial LCD display and projector solutions, announced today the availability of NEC DisplayNote Software through the cloud. The tool lets educators, students, and professionals present and share content, and collaborate across any device using Windows, IOS and Android operating systems. Read More »