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Brooklyn Public Library is having its first regional health unconference: HealthCampNYC: Using Collective Knowledge to Improve Health Literacy and Community Health.
HealthCampNYC is a regional health unconference for librarians, literacy professionals, public health professionals, medical professionals, community-based organizations and people interested in sharing with and learning from each other.
OpenSciNY (http://opensciny.com/) is a free, one-day conference to be held on May 14, 2010, at NYU's Bobst Library in New York City, NY. It is geared toward academic faculty, students, and librarians interested in the impact of publicly-accessible scientific tools & resources, open access publishing in the sciences, and open data/notebook efforts. The hash tag for the conference is #opensciny
April 21st, 2010
Taft College Partners with ByWater Solutions for Koha Support and Implementation
ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and official Koha support company, announced today that Taft College, of Taft, CA. has partnered with them for the installation and support of the community version of the Koha integrated library system.
David Berry, Library Director of Taft College, commented on their decision to switch to Koha supported by ByWater Solutions;
Library technology company adds new customers, employees, and grows product offerings
Norcross, Ga. – April 13, 2010. ITG (Integrated Technology Group) ended the first quarter of 2010 showing continued growth in all sectors, with significant increases in new customers and installations, as well as filling key internal positions in support and marketing.
New Customer Highlights
New Version of Scientific and Medical ART Imagebase (SMART Imagebase) Released—More Content and Features Now Available from EBSCO Publishing
~Popular Resource for Medical Illustrations and Medical Animations Adds Interface Enhancements and Additional Content ~
Alliance Library System and TAP Information Services are pleased to announce the fourth in a dynamic monthly series of online workshops librarians can enjoy right at their desktops on hot topics. The latest conference on Ebooks and Audiobooks is scheduled for May 11. Tom Peters of TAP Information Services is the keynote speaker. He will speak on “Portable Ereading: Prospects and Possibilities.” He will talk about the portable reading of ebooks and digital audiobooks and how they are transforming the way people read.
Other speakers for this day-long conference include:
GiveByCell Turns the Page on Library Fund Raising with Mobile Giving
LIBRARIE$ MATTER: Alliance Library System and Give by Cell Partner to Offer Mobile Giving to Libraries
Partnership to increase donations and attract a new generation of donors
An innovative partnership called LIBRARIE$ MATTER was announced today between Alliance Library System (ALS), located in East Peoria, IL, and Give by Cell, a division of Guide by Cell Inc., located in San Francisco, CA.
What is National Library Week?
National library Week is an observance held by libraries across the country every year in the second week of April. It is a time to promote and celebrate the wonderful contributions of our local libraries and encourage additional library use and support. During this week, libraries will host special events centered on a special theme. This year’s theme is, "Communities thrive @ your library®." These events are designed to encourage reading and celebrate the staff and volunteers who work so hard to make our libraries a success.
This quiet revolution in Middle Georgia is described in the award winning "Patches of the Quilt: True Stories from a Children’s Home." Macon, Georgia literary event.
Aligning Investments with the Digital Evolution
Latest Survey of Over 3,000 US-Based Faculty Reveals Strategic Insights
for Leaders and Decision-Makers in Higher Education
April 7, 2010 – New York, NY – Ithaka S+R released today results from its fourth faculty survey in the last decade examining changes in faculty attitudes towards the academic library, information resources, and the scholarly communications system as a whole.