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Polytechnic University Goes Live with Koha

Jun
25

ATHENS, OH--June 26, 2008-- LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries, and Polytechnic University announced today that the Bern Dibner Library has gone live with a Koha ZOOM hosted system.

Bern Dibner's collection is hosted off-site at one of LibLime's secure data centers.

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The 2008 Backspace Writers Conference - August 7th & 8th - Manhattan, NY

Jun
25

Backspace “The Writers Place”
P.O. Box 454 - Washington, Michigan 48094
www.backspacewritersconference.com
www.bksp.org

Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Backspace, LLC is proud to announce the Fourth Annual Backspace Writers Conference held at the Radisson Martinique, Manhattan, NY – August 7th & 8th, 2008.

The 2008 Backspace Writers Conference brings together literary agents, acquisitions editors, best-selling authors, and publishing professionals for a two-day, two-track program of workshops, panels, and networking in the heart of the publishing world.

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Code4Lib Journal, Issue 3 published

Jun
25

The third issue of the Code4Lib Journal is now available at http://journal.code4lib.org/
 
The table of contents included below:

Code4Lib Journal
* Editorial Introduction - Issue - http://journal.code4lib.org/articles/104
Ron Peterson

* Alternative Solutions for Off-Campus Authentication - http://journal.code4lib.org/articles/73

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LexisNexis® Introduces New Content, Functionality to Intellectual Property Solutions

Jun
25

To ensure success in the Intellectual Property (IP) world, attorneys need to access and incorporate the most relevant, comprehensive and up-to-date information available. LexisNexis® today announced it is expanding the content offerings available through lexis.com® and unveiling enhancements to its PatentOptimizerTM and Global IP Law Service solutions. Additionally, LexisNexis unveiled three new online law centers to help attorneys keep abreast of the latest news in patent, trademark and copyright law.

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Houston Public Library Goes Live with Evergreen

Jun
25

Houston Public Library of the British Columbia SITKA Consortium (formerly BC Pines Consortium) has followed
Prince Rupert, Powell River, Fort Nelson, Terrace, and Whistler Public Libraries as the next facility to go live with
Evergreen, the consortial-quality open-source library software.
Houston Public Library’s new online catalog can be viewed at http://houston.catalogue.bclibrary.ca. The migration
of Houston Public Library is another step in a process that will see a total of 16 SITKA libraries transition to

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Free Travel Writing Contest Sponsored by Smart Poodle Publishing

Jun
24

Kids Travel Writing Contest

Calling all Kids Ages 5-10: Submit Your Original Story to our Travel Adventure Contest!

Young Readers are invited to write a short story about one of their own real life or imaginary travel adventures anywhere in the world. The best stories will be published on smartpoodlepublishing.com and lillybadilly.com. Three lucky winners will each receive $25 in cash, a free copy of the Travel Adventures of Lilly P. Badilly: Costa Rica, autographed to each winner by Author/Illustrator/Voice Talent Debbie Glade.

Contest Rules

* This contest is free!

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The Survey of Academic Libraries, 2008-09 Edition is out Now

Jun
24

The Survey of Academic Libraries, 2008-09 Edition is out Now
DUBLIN, Ireland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/863d79/the_survey_of_acad) has announced the addition of the "The Survey of Academic Libraries, 2008-09 Edition" report to their offering.

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Publishers Implement New Tracking Service for Authors

Jun
23

Online book tracking is becoming an important business for publishers due to the fact that authors want to track the sales of their books in real-time. The dreary wait for an annual or bi-annual royalty statement, as well as the allure of wanting to check how many copies have been sold, generally encourages an author to track the sales of his/her book independently.

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IMLS Laura Bush 21st Century Library Program Funding Announcement for 2008

Jun
22

The following is a text-only press release from the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). An HTML version of this release can be read on the agency's Web site at http://www.imls.gov/news/2008/061708.shtm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 17, 2008

IMLS Press Contacts
202-653-4632

Jeannine Mjoseth, [email protected]
Mamie Bittner, [email protected]

Institute of Museum and Library Services Awards More Than $20 Million to Support Librarians

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Chilling Tales of the Great White North

Jun
20

***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE***
For information or interview requests, contact:
Justyn Perry, Marketing Manager
Tel: 403-254-0160
Email: [email protected]

Tesseracts Thirteen Looking for Dark Fantasy and Horror Submissions

Calgary, AB - June 20, 2008 - Edge Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing announces Tesseracts Thirteen, a Dark Fantasy and Horror edition, is now open for submissions.

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