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National Geographic joins Scribd

“We’re thrilled to announce another great addition of some of National Geographic’s most popular titles to our library of more than 400,000 books. A lot of us have fond memories of the iconic yellow border gracing the bookshelves and coffee tables of our youth, and we’re proud to bring these world-expanding titles to Scribd. “Scribd’s wide audience and established brand make them a natural partner. We are very pleased to be adding our books to their flagship subscription product and attracting new readers around the globe,” says Rachel Graham, Senior Director of Digital Book Publishing for National Geographic.” (via The Scribd Blog)

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Gale Announces National Geographic Kids

“Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, today announced the launch of National Geographic Kids, the fourth resource in the National Geographic Virtual Library product line. This new resource contains material appropriate for younger audiences, and boasts unique content that is not duplicated in other available National Geographic Virtual Library products. “National Geographic magazine is loved and recognized by all audiences and ages, even though the content is often more accessible for advanced learners,” said Frank Menchaca, senior vice president, global product management, research, school & professional, Cengage Learning. “With the launch of National Geographic Kids, we’re able to offer content and navigation that is age appropriate and is supportive of curriculum and learning standards adopted by many states nationwide.” (via Cengage Learning)

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National Agreements Deliver Gale’s National Geographic Virtual Library to Library Patrons in Brazil and Saudi Arabia

“Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources, announced today the signing of license agreements that will enable higher education institutions throughout Brazil and Saudi Arabia to access Gale’s National Geographic Virtual Library. Developed in partnership with the National Geographic Society, one of the world’s largest nonprofit scientific and educational organisations, the National Geographic Virtual Library comprises of National Geographic Magazine Archive, 1888-1994,  National Geographic Magazine Archive, 1995-current, and National Geographic: People, Animals, and the World – a virtual reference collection of full-text National Geographic books, maps, videos, downloadable images, and National Geographic Traveler magazine (2010-current). At the core of National Geographic Virtual Library is National Geographic magazine, the official journal of the National Geographic Society. Recognised for some of the highest-quality photojournalism and cartography in the world, this award-winning, iconic magazine is famous for providing unparalleled, in-depth coverage of cultures, nature, science, technology, and the environment. The National Geographic Magazine Archive provides a complete archive of the magazine to the mid-1990s, including every issue and every article, all fully searchable through an intuitive interface, plus an additional subscription option for the years 1995-current.”

via Cengage Learning

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