YALSA’s New Teen Book Finder Database announced CHICAGO — The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) has launched its highly-anticipated Teen Book Finder Database. Consistent with its app counterpart, the database is comprised of titles and media from YALSA’s book awards and selected book and media lists. The database, generously funded by the Dollar General Literacy Foundation, is a free resource that allows users to search by award, list name, year, author, genre, and more, as well as create personalized lists and locate titles in nearby libraries. Additionally, the database will also serve as the new, dedicated space for YALSA’s selected book and media lists.
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University System of Georgia The Intra-Georgia Registration Sharing System (INGRESS) was developed by Information Technology Services as an innovative solution that promotes collaborative partnerships and enables multi-institutional registration. INGRESS integrates with the Ellucian Banner student information system and the Brightspace by D2L learning management system to process cross-institutional registrations, support centralized seat management, and automate the creation of online courses and blended course shells. Using INGRESS, students may enroll in courses at their home institution that are offered by other colleges and universities. Benefits of INGRESS Students Provides access to a larger pool of classes to avoid delays in graduation.Eliminates extra paperwork to receive financial aid as a result of enrolling in courses offered by another school.Retains all records and transactions at home institution; no need for an additional student ID, transcript, etc.
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