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Daniel Sweeney Joins LibLime as Senior Business Analyst

Apr
24

Daniel Sweeney comes to LibLime from Ex Libris (formerly Endeavor) where he spent the last 9 years in project management and business analyst roles. Previously, Dan worked as a librarian in academic libraries for five years. He has an MLS from State University of New York at Buffalo and an MS in Computer Science from DePaul University.

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Back2Press Books Launched—New Imprint Seeks Unhappy Authors Whose Books Failed After Selling 100,000+ Copies

Apr
24

Why are authors whose books sold over 100,000 copies often not happy? Because many have asked themselves: “If my book could sell 100,000 copies, why not a million?”

According to Lynne W. Scanlon, founder and publisher of the new imprint, Back2Press Books, the answer is that it could have … and it should have … and it still can.

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ebrary Honors National Library Week, Offers Complimentary Access to Library Science E-books

Apr
16

Subsidized by ebrary, the Library Center includes more than 85 full-text e-books covering topics
such as digital library development, general collection development, and the history of libraries
and librarianship, as well as illustrated guides from the Library of Congress. Contributing
publishers include Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Idea Group, Inc., Greenwood Publishing
Group, Library of Congress, and MIT Press.
To receive complimentary access, students, faculty, and librarians may register at

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Zhou wins award for promoting equality in library profession

Apr
16

The American Library Association (ALA) is pleased to announce Liana Zhou has received the 2008 Equality Award. This award, donated by Scarecrow Press, Inc., a member of the Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, honors an individual or group who has made an outstanding contribution toward promoting equality in the library profession.

http://www.ala.org/ala/pressreleases2008/april2008/zhou.cfm

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Michigan Library Consortium Selects Equinox and Evergreen

Apr
16

The Michigan Library Consortium, working in partnership with the Grand Rapids Public Library, has selected Evergreen as their next-generation library automation system. In preparation, the Michigan Library Consortium has signed a contract with Equinox Software Inc., which will provide comprehensive library data migration services, software configuration, consultation, and on-going Evergreen technical support
http://www.esilibrary.com/esi/news.php#47

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Beverly Church Joins LibLime As Project Manager

Apr
10

ATHENS, OH--April 2, 2008--LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries, announced today that Beverly Church has joined LibLime as Project Manager.

Church comes to LibLime from SirsiDynix where she worked as an implementation consultant helping clients with data migration issues and software configuration. Previously, Church provided technical support and conducted software training for Dynix. She has 25 years of experience in the library field and holds an MLS from the University of Toronto.

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Douglas County Libraries in Colorado Says Collections Rose Nearly 50%

Apr
07

Douglas County Libraries in Colorado Says Collections Rose Nearly 50%
After Fines and Fees Payment Option Added to 3M SelfCheck System
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Customers Warm to RFID-Based Self Service Machines that Accept Payments
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. -- March 26, 2008 -- The seven-branch library system of Douglas
County, Colorado, has reported that collection of fines and fees rose by 48 percent in 2007,
the first year following the addition of fines and fees payments to its 3M RFID-based
SelfCheck Systems, compared with the previous year.

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Free Cards From InMyBook At PLA 2008

LISNews author "birdie" (aka Robin K. Blum) has a booth at PLA this year. Stop in and have a look at Her IN MY BOOK cards. The cards have been acclaimed in the press (Publishers Weekly calls them "sentimental greetings that make endearing gift enclosures") and you can get one for free, just say "Birdie sent me!"

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Santa Cruz Public Library Selects Koha

Apr
04

ATHENS, OH--March 26, 2008--LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries, announced today that Santa Cruz Public Library in California USA, has selected LibLime's Koha ZOOM Appliance solution as the library's next integrated library system. Koha is the first and most advanced open-source integrated library system.

Santa Cruz County Public Library (SCPL) has a central library and 9 branches, and boasts an annual circulation of approximately 2 million items. LibLime will be providing the library with software installation, data migration, and ongoing support services.

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Free tickets to the Newbery/Caldecott/Wilder Banquet at ALA Annual: Apply Now!

Apr
04

AWARD and AWARD CRITERIA

Thanks to the generous support of Marshall Cavendish, NMRT is able to offer three tickets to the Newbery/Caldecott/Wilder Banquet at the ALA 2008 Annual Conference in Anaheim, CA. Tickets are $89 each, which would be out of the financial reach of most NMRT members if it weren't for the generosity of Marshall Cavendish.

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