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Member Votes Finalize Amigos/MLNC Merger

May
14

Dallas, TX — Amigos Library Services announces that its members have voted to approve the merger of Amigos and the St. Louis-based Missouri Library Network Corporation (MLNC). The results of the vote were announced during the organization’s annual Amigos Member Business Meeting held May 9. The Amigos member vote follows a similar vote taken by MLNC members last month and paves the way for actions that will culminate in the formal uniting of the two organizations July 1, 2012.

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NASIG Selects Jane Skoric for 2012 Horizon Award

May
09

EBSCO sponsors the 2012 Horizon Award, which gives a new information professional the opportunity to attend this year’s NASIG Annual Conference

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Amigos Library Services Presents Online Conference – Access by Touch: Delivering Library Services Through Mobile Technologies

May
07

Amigos Library Services will present a one day online conference “Access by Touch: Delivering Library Services Through Mobile Technologies” on Friday, June 8. The conference will cover a variety of topics, including developing a mobile website for your library, building a simple mobile-optimized web app, as well as practical usability checklists for mobile websites.

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EBSCO Publishing Creates E-book Subscription Collection for Business Professionals

May
07

BusinessCore™ E-book Subscription Collection Provides Access
to Thousands of E-book Titles for Corporate Learning and Research ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — May 7, 2012 — EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has released its first e-book subscription collection for corporations. BusinessCore™ is designed to support the learning and research needs of business professionals. The collection is available as an annual subscription with unlimited access to the content.

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Harvard Library Bibliographic Dataset Now Available via EBSCO Discovery Service™ from EBSCO Publishing

May
04

~ Metadata from Millions of Open-Access Catalog Records from Harvard Library Available to EBSCO Discovery Service™ Users ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — May 4, 2012 — The Harvard Library Bibliographic Dataset is now available via EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS), from EBSCO Publishing. EBSCO Discovery Service users are able to search millions of Harvard Library catalog records in the Base Index of EBSCO Discovery Service. The addition of these valuable resources from Harvard Library adds to the rapidly growing content available to EDS users.

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Vermont Organization of Koha Automated Libraries Continues to Add Members

May
02

5/3/2012
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Vermont Organization of Koha Automated Libraries Continues to Add Members

The Vermont Organization of Koha Automated Libraries (VOKAL), is a project of the Green Mountain Library Consortium dedicated to creating a shared catalog and Integrated Library System. The project took flight in late 2007 with the installation of 3 stand-alone Koha instances to replace the libraries' legacy Follett systems and another 4 libraries automating into Koha through 2009.

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Brill acquires Foreign Law Guide

May
01

Leiden (NL) / Boston (MA) – 1 May, 2012

Brill, the international scholarly publisher, is pleased to announce that it has acquired all publication rights to the Foreign Law Guide. As of today, the Foreign Law Guide will be published under the prestigious Martinus Nijhoff imprint out of Brill’s Boston office.

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EBSCO Announces 2012 MLA Annual Meeting Grant Recipients

Apr
30

EBSCO helps four emerging health sciences information professionals attend the MLA Annual Meeting

Birmingham, Ala. — April 30, 2012 — The Medical Library Association (MLA) has awarded grants sponsored by EBSCO to four librarians to assist with travel and conference-related expenses to attend the MLA Annual Meeting in Seattle, May 18–23, 2012. The awards of $1,000 each are presented annually to librarians who are early in their careers and currently employed in a health sciences library.

This year’s recipients are:

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