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National and University Library of Slovenia Selects EBSCO Discovery Service™

~ Simple & Powerful Searching, Longtime Trust in EBSCO Publishing’s Service Lead National and University Library to Choose EBSCO Discovery Service™ ~

Valdosta Author Wins Georgia Author of the Year and Shares with Sister

Craig Rikard, Valdosta resident, wins Georgia Author of the Year for his memoir "Hidden Epidemic." The story is about how his mother's drug addiction effected his family.

University of New Brunswick Libraries first in Canada to sign up to use OCLC Web-scale Management Services

DUBLIN, Ohio, June 23, 2011—The University of New Brunswick Libraries is the first Canadian library to sign up to use OCLC Web-scale Management Services, the Web-based cooperative library management tools for metadata management, acquisitions, circulation, license management and workflow improvement.

Librarians Attend Free Workshop on Fundraising in an Era of Cuts

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Librarians Attend Free Workshop on Fundraising in an Era of Cuts

Robert Watkins to Retire from Amigos

Dallas, TX — Robert Watkins, Chief Operations Officer for Amigos Library Services, is retiring from Amigos effective June 30, 2011. Watkins informed Amigos of his decision earlier this year, ending a 24-year career that saw him rise steadily through the ranks of the organization and hold numerous positions of increasing responsibility.

Introducing PressForward PressForward.org

Introducing PressForward
http://pressforward.org/

For some time here at the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media we have been thinking about the state of scholarly publishing, and its increasing disconnect with how we have come to communicate online. Among our concerns:

• A variety of scholarly work is flourishing online, ranging from long-form writing on blogs, to “gray literature” such as conference papers, to well-curated corpora or data sets, to entirely novel formats enabled by the web

Gale Expands Three Acclaimed Digital Collections

New Series Added to Slavery and Anti-Slavery, The Making of the Modern World and The Making of Modern Law

Farmington Hills, Mich., June 22, 2011 — Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, today announced new series for three Gale Digital Collections – Slavery and Anti-Slavery, The Making of the Modern World and The Making of Modern Law.

LYRASIS Technology Services announces Discovery and Delivery Software expansion

Press Release: Lyrasis [June 22, 2011]
LYRASIS Technology Services announces Discovery and Delivery Software expansionCopyright (c) 2011 Lyrasis

Reader Ratings and Book Reviews from Goodreads Being Added to NoveList Products

~Agreement between Goodreads and EBSCO Publishing’s NoveList Division Brings Social Networking Elements into NoveList Products ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — June 22, 2011 — NoveList, a division of EBSCO Publishing, will begin incorporating reader ratings and book reviews from Goodreads into NoveList products thanks to a new agreement between the companies. The agreement leverages the content of Goodreads, the largest social network for readers, adding additional content to the most popular readers’ advisory service available.

LibLime Announces New Features in LibLime Academic Koha “By Academic Librarians for Academic Librarians”

Bethesda, MD – June 22, 2011 -For over two years, LibLime has worked with Westchester Academic Library Directors Organization (WALDO), to build an ILS specifically for academic libraries. LibLime Academic Koha is the result. Designed, tested and used by academic librarians, LibLime Academic Koha offers the right platform for making an ILS be all that it can be. With LibLime and WALDO, academic librarians have the opportunity to work with like-minded professionals toward a shared goal of designing software that works for them.