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What do marmoset monkeys, jelly fish, humans, and Science Fiction have in common?
They all have the potential to glow green.
In a recent article in the Calgary Herald, scientists have taken the fluorescent gene found in jelly fish and spliced it with a marmoset monkey embryo; all for development in human medical breakthroughs. The result? A monkey that now glows green under a fluorescent light.
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May 27, 2009
American Library Association Goes Mobile with Mosio for Annual Conference
Mosio’s Text a Librarian to Power Mobile Information Services for Attendees
San Francisco, CA – When the world’s oldest and largest library association meets the nation’s biggest convention center, there is a lot of ground to cover. This year, the American Library Association (ALA) is partnering with Mosio to maximize attendee experience at its annual conference by offering mobile information via text messaging.
Laingsburg Public Library (Mich.) Goes Live with Evergreen
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Norcross, GA — May 27, 2009
Laingsburg Public Library in Shiawassee County, Michigan has gone live with Evergreen, the consortial-quality open-source library automation software. Equinox Software Inc., “The Evergreen Experts,” oversaw data migration and software configuration and will provide round-the-clock technical support.
Pioneering Program Set to Bring Thousands of iPod and iPhone-compatible Audiobooks to Library Patrons
LA VERGNE, TN – Ingram Digital, an Ingram Content Group company focused on solutions for digital content management, distribution and promotion, today announced the launch of MyiLibrary Audio, an advanced audiobook offering for libraries. Featuring thousands of titles from more than twenty imprints, MyiLibrary Audio is the first fully iPod, iPod touch and iPhone-compatible solution tailored to the needs of library patrons that is also compatible with both WMA and MP3 devices.
DENVER (May 20, 2009) – The Pasco County Library System, which is no stranger to distinction, has added another feather to its illustrious cap. The award-winning network of eight libraries in west central Florida has partnered with The Library Corporation to beta test TLC’s LS2 PAC module for its CARL•X™ Integrated Library System (ILS).
Atlanta, GA, - May 14, 2009 - Lyrasis and The Library Corporation (TLC) are pleased to announce a new strategic partnership that will broaden the cooperative's cataloging services.
The three winning papers were selected by Emerald representatives for their quality and their clear application of research among articles published last year:
Managing corporate social responsibility: lessons from the oil industry published in Corporate Communications: An International Journal, Vol 13 No 2, 2008, written by Terje I. Vaaland and Morten Heide of the Department of Business Administration, University of Stavanger, Stavanger, Norway.
Amigos Trustees Announce New Members, Elect Officers
Dallas, TX – Amigos Library Services is pleased to announce that four new members have been elected to serve three-year terms on the Amigos Board of Trustees. New Librarian Trustees are:
• Jennifer Crawford Goodson, Library Director, Fort Smith Public Library, Fort Smith, AR
• Anne Prestamo, Associate Dean of Libraries for Collection and Technology Services, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
• Carla J. Stoffle, Dean, University Libraries and Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Dallas, TX – Members of Amigos Library Services resoundingly approved adoption of a new membership structure and fees schedule at the May 7, 2009, Amigos Member Business Meeting in Dallas. The new membership structure provides for a single membership category: Member of Amigos. The new fees schedule consists of 12 tiers each for academic and public libraries. Fees are determined by library type, size, and annual budget. The new member structure and fees schedules are effective July 1, 2009, the beginning of the new Amigos fiscal year.
AURORA, Colo., May 11, 2009 — BCR is pleased to announce the addition of Mango Languages to its comprehensive collection of learning resources. Mango is budget friendly and offers a fun, fast and convenient solution to a community's growing language learning needs.