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New York Public Library and Kirtas Technologies Partner to Make 500,000 Public-Domain Books Available to the World
ROCHESTER, N.Y., SEPTEMBER 29, 2009 – Readers and researchers looking for hard-to-find books now have the opportunity to dip into the collections of one of the world’s most comprehensive libraries to purchase digitized copies of public domain titles. Through their Digitize-on-Demand program, Kirtas Technologies has partnered with The New York Public Library to make 500,000 public domain works from the Library’s collections available (to anyone in the world).
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COLUMBUS, OH - September 23, 2009 - LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries, and WALDO (Westchester Academic Library Directors Organization) have announced that SIT Graduate Institute has selected LibLime Enterprise Koha for their next integrated library system (ILS).
Peace Becomes a Reality with New Conflict Resolution Book, Hope in the Face of Conflict: Making Peace with Others the Way God Makes Peace with Us
Damascus, MD — Relief for churches and individuals involved in conflict is on its way with the release of Hope in the Face of Conflict: Making Peace with Others the Way God Makes Peace with Us, by conflict resolution expert Dr. Kenneth C. Newberger. Hope in the Face of Conflict introduces the 12-stage Judeo-Christian peacemaking model for church leaders concerned about potential or existing conflict, individuals personally experiencing conflict, and anyone who is interested in learning how to become a peacemaker.
North Texas Library Consortium Goes Live With Evergreen
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Norcross, GA — September 21, 2009
Thirteen libraries in Texas have gone live with Evergreen, the robust, highly scalable open-source library automation software, creating a shared Evergreen catalog representing nearly 100,000 registered users. Equinox Software, Inc., the support and development company established by the original Evergreen developers, provided bumper-to-bumper support for the migrations and is now providing round-the-clock ongoing technical support.
Library Mashups: In This New Book, Information Professionals Explore Innovative Ways to Deliver Library Data and Services While Involving Patrons and the Community
September 21, 2009, Medford, NJ—Information Today, Inc. (ITI) has announced the publication of Library Mashups: Exploring New Ways to Deliver Library Data, edited by Nicole C. Engard.
BUFFALO, NY--September 18, 2009 -- LISHost (http://lishost.org/), the leader in web hosting for librarians & libraries, announced today that Karen A. Coombs has joined LISHost as the Web Applications Specialist. In her role at LISHost, Coombs will work with libraries and librarians to identify and implemented open source web applications to meet their needs.
COLUMBUS, OH --Sept. 11, 2009-- LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries announced today the launch of a new hosted, subscription-based Koha ILS service: the Koha Express.
LibLime's Koha Express is a full-featured integrated library system, distributed via Software as a Service on LibLime's cloud computing platform. This subscription-based, turnkey solution offers the award-winning Koha ILS at a fraction of the cost of a traditional commercial solution. It lets small libraries stay within budget without sacrificing features.
COLUMBUS, OH --Sept. 11, 2009-- LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries, announced today the launch of LibLime Enterprise Koha.
LibLime Enterprise Koha is built on over two years of completed customer-sponsored development, including several highly-anticipated academic and consortia features. This Software as a Service offering on LibLime's new cloud computing platform will also feature regular monthly releases as additional customer-sponsored development is completed. Starting in October, LibLime will begin the rollout of this solution to Koha ZOOM Hosted customers.