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The McGraw-Hill Companies Marks Financial Literacy Month with Drive to Help More Than 100,000 Citizens Make More Informed Financial Decisions

The McGraw-Hill Companies Marks Financial Literacy Month with Drive to Help More Than 100,000 Citizens Make More Informed Financial Decisions

--Campaign Will Connect McGraw-Hill and Other Experts with New York Public High Schools
-- McGraw-Hill and New York Public Library to Open “Financial Literacy Central”
-- Company to Host Students and Teachers at New York Stock Exchange

Registration Now Open for Reference Renaissance 2010

April 19, 2010 - Reference Renaissance 2010: Inventing the Future is now open for registration. The conference will be held August 9-10 in Denver, Colorado and is presented by BCR and LYRASIS. Reference Renaissance 2010: Inventing the Future will explore all aspects of reference service and will bring together reference practitioners and scholars to explore the evolving nature of reference.

Brill announces Brill Journal Archives Online Part 2: Archives of the 21st Century

Brill, a prominent scholarly publisher, is pleased to announce the second part of its online journal archives: Brill Journal Archives Online Part 2: Archives of the 21st Century. After publishing the first part in 2008 (covering the 19th and 20th century), this second part of the journal archives covers the first decade of the 21st century.

HealthCampNYC: Using Collective Knowledge to Improve Health Literacy and Community Health

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.

http://plablog.org/2010/04/healthcampnyc-a-regional-health-unconference-......

OpenSciNY: Study The Impact of Publicly-Accessible Scientific Tools & Resources

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

Taft College Partners with ByWater Solutions for Koha Support and Implementation

April 21st, 2010
CONTACT:
Nathan Curulla
(888) 900-8944
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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;

ITG Continues Expansion During 2010 First Quarter

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 ~

Trendy Topics 2010: Ebooks and Audiobooks online conference

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:

LIBRARIE$ MATTER Mobile Giving Campaign with GiveByCell

Media Contact:

Lori Bell
lbell@alliancelibrarysystem.com

Lori Shepherd
lori@guidebycell.com
510-967-4691

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.