Databases: Free You Tube to MP3 Converter, ebrary goes with Proquest, NetLibrray signs with EBSCO, Kindle Textbook Rental Program Launched

In July and August of last year there were quite a few interesting posts related to Databases.

Bitberry Releases Free You Tube to MP3 Converter ( EContent)
I always collect info about converters of all sorts. You never know, when yoi wil lneed one.

ProQuest eJournal, Sustainability, Adds Data Discovery Tool(ResourceShelf)
ProQuest's peer-reviewed, open access e-journal Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy (SSPP) is introducing a new data discovery tool to its Researcher’s Toolkit that enables users to search more than 3,000 records containing information on tens of thousands of public datasets from the U.S. federal government via

Credo Reference, OCLC announce new agreement to bring WorldCat content to Credo General Reference service ( Library Technology Guides)
Users from OCLC libraries subscribed to Credo General Reference database can now get a list of books from WorldCat related to their search.

ebrary Ebook Content Now Discoverable through ProQuest Platform ( EContent )
E-books from ebrary are now "discoverable" within Proquest database.

EBSCOhost Integrated with Audiobooks and eBooks (ResourceShelf)
I guess, if ebrary went with Proquest, the other ebooks vendor NetLibrary was aquired by EBSCO and is now integrated with EBSCOhost.

Amazon Launches Kindle Textbook Rental Program (EContent)
Students can now pick checkout (rental)time from 30 days to a year and have access to their notes even after the rental expires, at

ProQuest acquires U.K.'s Expert Information
ProQuest added two more files for British and Irish dissertations theses to their famous dissertations database.

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