In May and June there weren't many database events to examine.
EBSCO A-to-Z enhances linking capabilities from popular research sites (Library Technology Guides)
" A-to-Z customers who do not already have a link resolver can now offer the benefits of OpenURL linking to help their users locate full text in the library's collection. Links can be easily integrated with sites like PubMed and Google Scholar so that users can link from the citation to gain access to the full-text article."
Print Isn’t Dead, Says Bowker’s Annual Book Production Report (ResourceShelf)
Bowker found out that "despite the popularity of e-books, traditional U.S. print title output in 2010 increased 5%", something most librarians and info professional wouldn't be surprised to hear.
Continuing the Conversation: Building the Digital Branch (ALA tech Source)
Any library interested in starting a Digital Branch should read David Lee King's post.
Talk to Your Computer: Chrome Listens and Translates (Through HTML)
Always wanted to talk to my computer, lets see what Chrome has done.
ebrary Launches Triggered Model for Short-Term Loans ( EContent)
For a long time libraries wanted to only pay if ebook titles are actually used.
Manuscriptorium content available through EBSCO Discovery Service (Library Technology Guides)
"An agreement between the National Library of the Czech Republic and EBSCO Publishing is bringing metadata from the Manuscriptorium project to EBSCO Discovery Service. The goal of the Manuscriptorium project is to create virtual research access to all digital documents related to historical book resources up to the year 1800."
Elsevier Adds Google Maps to Online Articles (ResourceShelf)
Elsevier databases now offer Google Maps.
Announcing a Drupal Module for Searching Summon via API (Library Technology Guides )
Any library with a Drupal site will be able to enhance services customizing he new Summon API Drupal Module.
Elsevier health sciences titles to enrich Credo Reference Subject Collections ( Library Technology Guides)
45 health sciences titles from Elsevier are now part of the Credo Reference Collections.