Library/Media Center

5/10/2012

5/10/2012

The Motion Picture Licensing Corporation (MPLC) is introducing its Umbrella License for K12 schools and districts to supplement any existing license to show movies.

4/18/2012

4/18/2012

After 30 years of publishing books and classroom materials for the PreK-8 educational market, Rourke Publishing is changing its name to Rourke Educational Media.

4/3/2012

4/3/2012

Starting next year, most school libraries in Newark will be missing a key aspect – librarians.

3/15/2012

3/15/2012

ePals Corporation announced the availability of their Custom Knowledge Libraries for use by schools, publishers and application developers in the creation of innovative curriculum and other instructional products. 

3/8/2012

3/8/2012

Declining property taxes contributed to a $1.3 billion statewide cut to education last year, Republican Gov. Rick Scott’s first year in office.

2/27/2012

2/27/2012

Dr. Seuss' 107th birthday will mark the 14th year of the National Education Association's (NEA) Read Across America, an event that focuses on the critical need to instill a love of reading in our children.

2/16/2012

2/16/2012

Capstone Digital's myON reader, the largest integrated library of digital books with multimedia support, is now available on the Kindle Fire.

1/11/2012

1/11/2012

Capstone announces a donation of 50,000 books to Books for Africa, the largest shipper of donated text and library books to the African continent.

1/10/2012

1/10/2012

Mackin Educational Resources is now providing the Books On Tape collection of nearly 1,200 audiobooks in both CD and digital formats to public and school libraries and classrooms.

12/14/2011

12/14/2011

Recently hired Sandy Hook School library media specialist Yvonne Cheh went to place an order for new books in June and learned that the bulk order qualified the school for a limited-time promotion of two free Amazon Kindle electronic readers.

12/8/2011

12/8/2011

Recognizing the challenges that educators face in improving collections in a tight economy, Mackin Educational Resources has developed two free BookTalk Now! webcasts highlighting the newest titles from the Fall season.

12/1/2011

12/1/2011

Funds For Learning, in an effort to continue the technological progress made in classrooms and libraries across the country, is requesting that the Federal Communications Commission provide more funding for the E-rate program.

11/30/2011

11/30/2011

The New Hartford (N.Y.) Library Board of Trustees took its first step Tuesday night toward a plan that would sever ties with the town. The board voted in favor of a resolution to change from a municipal public library to a school district library.

11/23/2011

11/23/2011

Follett Corporation named Tom Schenck to the position of President and Chief Operating Officer of Follett School and Library Group (FSLG), effective earlier this year. Schenck is responsible for a group of businesses serving over 60,000 education customers.

11/22/2011

11/22/2011

Houston ISD libraries have slipped into further disrepair, despite a $10 million investment over the last three years.

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