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It is our pleasure to announce that Issue 14 of the Code4Lib Journal has been published. Please go to http://journal.code4lib.org/issues/issue-14 for these excellent articles:
Editorial Introduction: Prioritizing the Future, Collaborating in the Present, and Archiving the Past
Timothy M. McGeary
EBSCO Publishing Delivers eBooks and Audiobooks on EBSCOhost® Alongside Databases and Other Digital Content
~EBSCOhost® Becomes the Platform for eBooks—More than 300,000 eBooks and Audiobooks From Top Publishers and Introduces Multiple Access Options~
LibLime Announces New Features in LibLime Academic Koha
“By Academic Librarians for Academic Librarians”
Enhancements and Additions to Gale LegalForms Make it Easier for Library Patrons to ‘Take the Law into Their own Hands’
Farmington Hills, Mich., July 20, 2011 — Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, today announced new updates to Gale LegalForms, its online legal resource designed to help public library patrons, law students and practicing lawyers create accurate and reliable legal documents. All LegalForms products now include the Law Digest module, which contains law summaries for each state as well as a detailed, yet easy-to-understand, legal question and answer (Q&A) section.
Bethesda, MD – July 19, 2011 – The Trinity Lutheran College of Everett, WA has selected LibLime as their vendor of choice to implement and support LibLime Koha, as their next generation, open source, Integrated Library System (ILS). The Trinity Lutheran College Library Director, Seong-heon Lee, was formerly at the Chicago Theological Seminary where he became familiar with LibLime Koha functionality, as well as the quality of service provided by Liblime.
Centenary College Goes Live on Koha with ByWater Solutions
ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and official Koha support company, announced today that Centenary College of Hackettstown, NJ. is now live on their installation of the Koha integrated library system.
The Taylor Memorial Library's Koha installation went live in late May, and ByWater Solutions will be providing ongoing support and hosting services for them.
OCLC releases new membership research report: Seeking Synchronicity: Revelations and Recommendations for Virtual Reference
DUBLIN, Ohio, USA, July 18, 2011—A ground-breaking membership report from OCLC Research suggests that by transforming virtual reference (VR) service encounters into relationship-building opportunities, librarians can better leverage the positive feelings people have for libraries. This is critically important in a crowded online space where the biggest players often don’t have the unique experience and specific strengths offered by librarians.
Contact: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Ruth Dukelow, MCLS Associate Director
NCIP DEVELOPMENT UNDERWAY FOR MICHIGAN EVERGREEN & MELCAT
MCLS Retains LTC to Develop Open-Source NCIP Component for Evergreen
Credo Reference, OCLC announce new agreement to bring WorldCat content to Credo General Reference service
DUBLIN, Ohio, July 14, 2011—OCLC and Credo Reference are pleased to announce they have signed an agreement to integrate the WorldCat Search API into the Credo General Reference service, their flagship content application. With this new agreement, OCLC member libraries that subscribe to the Credo General Reference service will be able to retrieve a list of books from WorldCat related to the topic of their Credo Reference search.
ByWater Solutions Welcomes Joy Nelson as Migration Support Specialist
ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and official Koha support company is proud to welcome Joy Nelson as their Migration Support Specialist. Joy will be working with the rest of the ByWater migration team on the implementation of new customer installations.