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Evergreen Indiana Launches Two More Libraries, Bringing Total to 26
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Norcross, GA – April 27, 2009
"Our strategy to move library management systems to Web scale builds on OCLC's 40-year history of innovation and cooperation," said Jay Jordan, OCLC President and CEO. "In 1967, OCLC Founder Fred Kilgour revealed a strategy to create an online union catalog through shared cataloging in order to reduce individual transaction costs for libraries. The result has been WorldCat, which has saved libraries millions of dollars in cataloging and interlibrary loan costs.
Arts and Crafts Workshop for Youth Librarians
Aurora, Colo., April 22, 2009 — Current NEBASE libraries will be moving to BCR for their OCLC products and services starting July 1, 2009, as the result of a recommendation from the Nebraska Library Commission and an agreement between BCR and OCLC.
YELLOWKNIFE (April 20, 2009) – In line with the 16th Assembly’s vision of ‘Northerners Working Together’, the Department of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE) has increased direct funding to libraries for the 2009-2010 financial year. The Assembly has identified “healthy, educated people” as one of the six goals of this vision.
The funding increase supports a new vision for the public library system, which is focused on building seamless access to information and services through Alberta’s public library network.
“This is an investment in Albertans,” said Premier Ed Stelmach. “We want to help libraries provide seamless access to books, resources and people for the benefit of all Albertans no matter where they live, work or read.”
SLA@Pratt is the Pratt School of Information and Library Science Student Chapter of the Special Libraries Association, the career fair is aimed at students in the New York metropolitan area on Library and Information Science Courses, and will enable them to meet with a variety of industry recruiters and listen to a variety of scheduled speakers from the publishing industry.
Salt Spring Island (B.C.) Public Library Goes Live with Evergreen
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Norcross, GA – April 20, 2009
Salt Spring Island Public Library has become the 15th library in British Columbia’s SITKA consortium to go live with Evergreen, the consortial-quality open-source library automation software.
Australia’s Fremantle Press recently purchased the rights to “Time Machines Repaired While-U-Wait” by Australian K. A. Bedford. The rights were purchased from EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing, an imprint of Hades Publications Inc.
Smart Poodle Publishing Announces the I Love Costa Rica’s Rain Forest! Young Travel Writers and Artists Contest All Prizes Donated by Rand McNally’s Online Store at www.RandMcNally.com
April 17, 2009
Hollywood, FL - Smart Poodle Publishing, publisher of The Travel Adventures of Lilly P. Badilly: Costa Rica, is pleased to announce its national children’s travel writing and art contest. Children from Kindergarten through 5th Grade are invited to submit original stories and artwork to the “I Love Costa Rica’s Rain Forest!” Contest, based upon a real or imaginary travel adventure in the Costa Rican rainforest.