Posts from June 2013

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EBSCO, Mango Languages, and World Book Updates

by Beatrice Pulliam

EBSCO‚Äôs Points of View blog is doing a great job of relating current events with articles & information, encouraging new dialogues and providing tools to begin conversations and debates.   Mango Languages is holding their Mango Star awards, encouraging libraries to produce videos about what may make Mango special. The top entries will receive a […]

Post-RILA Rundown post

by Beatrice Pulliam

Earlier this week the AskRI crew attended the annual Rhode Island Library Association’s conference at Salve Regina University in Newport. For two action packed days, our librarians showed off the new features of AskRI and our databases; palled around with reps from Mango Languages, World Book Web, EBSCO,, LearningExpress, and HeritageQuest; and learned about […]

The AskRI Database Frontier

by Beatrice Pulliam

A handful of our databases added some excellent new features recently, or on the verge of some serious updates. We have 2 new World Book Web databases: World Book Academic and the Early World of Learning. Academic provides much more in depth and technical information on more specific or specialized subjects. It’s a great place […]