Gale, the Library of Michigan and CIVICTechnologies, today announced a partnership to make business resources available at no cost to local Michigan business owners and entrepreneurs.
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The National Book Foundation has awarded its fifth annual Innovations in Reading Prizes to five organizations that are demonstrating passion, creativity, dedication, and leadership in the service of creating and sustaining a lifelong love of reading. The winners are: City National Bank for Reading Is the Way Up®, a program based on the belief that reading is vital to attaining career success which sponsors literary activities and programs for young people in the communities that they serve; Little Free Library, a movement that inspires people to erect structures to house free books for exchange in their communities; the Uni Project, a portable reading room that transforms any public space into an environment for books and learning; the Uprise Books Project, which encourages underprivileged teens to read by providing them with "forbidden" books and a safe place to read and discuss them; and Worldreader, a nonprofit that provides people in the developing world with access to digital books via e-readers and mobile phones.
WOWIO, Inc. today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued a Notice of Allowance for a broad patent application covering a variety of methods that allow for the delivery of ads in eBooks