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The C.G. Jung Institute of San Fransisco Partners with ByWater Solutions for Koha Support and Implementation

August 30th, 2010
Nathan Curulla
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The C.G. Jung Institute of San Fransisco Partners with ByWater Solutions for Koha Support and Implementation

ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and official Koha support company, announced today that the C.G. Jung Institute of San Francisco, CA. has partnered with them for the implementation and support of their official Koha integrated library system installation.

American Council of Learned Societies’ Humanities E-Book Goes Live with Koha

Norcross, GA — August 26, 2010
The American Council of Learned Societies’ Humanities E-Book has gone live with Koha. Equinox Software is providing hosting services and performed the initial data migration.

EBSCO Publishing Extends Text-to-Speech Feature to All EBSCOhost® Databases

~New EBSCOhost ®Feature Supports Reading & Comprehension Benefitting School and Public Library Databases ~

IPSWICH, Mass. —August 26, 2010 — EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has added text-to-speech (read aloud) support to EBSCOhost® databases, including its major school and public library databases, by embedding Texthelp Systems’ SpeechStream toolbar—a valuable benefit provided at no additional cost to the user. Users will be able to take advantage of this new feature with any full-text articles available in HTML.

University Libraries and College Libraries Sections Call For Proposals for our 2011 ALA Annual Program

The University Libraries and College Libraries Sections invite proposals for our 2011 ALA Annual Conference Program:

Academic Librarian Lightning Round! Innovative New Roles

Call for Papers -- Modern Librarian

Modern Librarian is currently accepting manuscripts for its inaugural issue. The journal's mission is to advance the the profession of librarianship and those who practice it, as well as to examine those questions and challenges faced by the institutions and practitioners of library science. We are dedicated to encouraging and publishing scholarship that is focused on the challenges of librarianship. We particularly encourage work that is grounded in empirical research, but other forms of scholarship are also welcome.

Chadron State College Looking to EBSCO Discovery Service™ to Augment its Information Literacy Goals

~ EBSCO Discovery Service™ Plus an Information Literacy 101 Class Designed to Combine Convenience with Improved Critical Thinking ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — August 24, 2010 — Chadron State College has chosen EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) from EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) as part of its overall goal to improve information literacy. The college was looking to wean students off typical search engines while encouraging students to access valuable library resources by reducing the intimidation factor that searching the OPAC typically causes.

The Bottom Line: Managing Library Finances (TBL) is Seeking Submissions.

An established print and online journal, The Bottom Line's major focus is on library finances, library development activities, dealing with library budgets and personnel, and changes in libraries due to economic challenges. The journal is especially interested in articles on the topics below from archives, museums, and other information organizations as well. Launches New Online Thesaurus

August 16, 2010 -- San Mateo, CA -- WORDNIK.COM, the online dictionary and language resource, today launched a new, smarter online thesaurus that shows related words in context to help writers find the right word quickly and accurately.

Traditional online thesauruses show related words, but ignore context. They don't tell you that people like brownies that are moist but not brownies that are damp, or that it doesn't make sense to moisten your enthusiasm.

Drake University Chooses EBSCO Discovery Service™

~ “Cowles SuperSearch” Designed to Move Beyond Traditional Silos and

Give Students a Natural Place to Begin Searches ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — August 17, 2010 — Drake University and Cowles Library have selected EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) to enhance access to scholarly information. The customizable resource from EBSCO Publishing will be known as Cowles SuperSearch. Cowles SuperSearch will search across multiple databases, the library's catalog, as well as Drake's Institutional Repository.

Call for Papers: Code4Lib Journal

Call for Papers (and apologies for cross-posting):

The Code4Lib Journal (C4LJ) exists to foster community and share information among those interested in the intersection of libraries, technology, and the future.

The Code4Lib Journal is now accepting proposals for publication in its 12th