Fitzhenry & Whiteside Signs Ingram Distribution Deal

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March 2010

     NewsBytes                                     lections could help generate revenue. Ac-     tion agreement. Under the deal, IPS will       platform, giving users access to blogs, dis-
     (continued from page 9)                       cording to the survey, 86% of respondents     become the distributor for Fitzhenry &         cussions, and idea sharing and allowing
                                                   report that faculty and students do not       Whiteside and its wholly owned associ-         them to collaborate and share video.
     coupled architecture to work with exist-      understand their collections totally, and     ate publishers: Fifth House Publishers,           Kaltura’s open source video solution
     ing open systems and allow developers to      94% feel that the collections are not ex-     Red Deer Press, Stoddart Kids, and             gives users access to such features as di-
     create the next generation of collabora-      plored to their greatest potential.           Robert J. Sawyer Books.                        rect webcam upload, multiple encoding
     tive applications. Its features will be de-      The survey totaled 63 respondents from        Fitzhenry & Whiteside specializes in        types, custom playlists and content syndi-
     livered in future releases of LotusLive,      academic libraries across North America       Canadian books, as well as education           cation, advanced video editing, and ad-
     Lotus Notes, Domino, WebSphere Portal,        and will be published as an article written   and children’s titles, publishing about        vertising capabilities. The platform also
     and other offerings.                          by ProQuest senior vice president of mar-     1,300 books in all.                            featured integrated analytics capabilities.
        Lastly, IBM partnered with Research        keting Lynda James-Gilboe called “Rais-          Source: Ingram Publisher Services,             Source: Mzinga, Inc. (
     In Motion (RIM) to develop a series of        ing the Library Profile to Fight Budget       Inc. (
     new social networking applications for        Challenges” in Serials Librarian.
     BlackBerries, including BlackBerry               ProQuest also signed an agreement                                                         Facebook Launches
     Client for IBM Lotus Quickr and a new         with The Boston Globe that extends the        Mzinga Partners With                           Fellowship Program
     version of BlackBerry Client for IBM Lo-      company’s digital archives to the paper’s
     tus Connections. These offerings were         complete run. That content will become        Kaltura for Open Source,                           Social networking service Facebook
     unveiled at the 17th annual Lotusphere
     conference in Orlando, Fla.
                                                   part of ProQuest’s Historical Newspa-
                                                   pers collection called Newsstand.
                                                                                                 Social Video                                   announced the introduction of a program
                                                                                                                                                to aid graduate students through a series
        Source: IBM (                     The company also acquired the Inter-       
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