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Ingram Digital and Oxford University Press Team Up to Make More Titles Available

May
05

Contact:
Mariana McCulley (919) 459-6455 May 5, 2008

LAVERGNE, TN – Ingram Digital today announced an agreement with the world’s largest university press, Oxford University Press (OUP), to make available a comprehensive list of OUP titles through Ingram Digital’s MyiLibrary TM platform, a leading aggregator of online e-book and e-content resources.

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Xlibris To Promote Self-Published Titles With Library Journal

May
05

Combining online and print advertising, these latest promotional packages from the self-publishing giant gives authors the opportunity to reach out to one of the most stable book-buying markets in the library system.

More information about Xlibris’ marketing services and promotional activities can be found at www.xlibris.com. The Xlibris Customer Service Hotline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by phone at 1-888-795-4274, or e-mail at info@xlibris.com.

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MV Doulos Arrives in Fiji , Offering Books to the Third World

May
02

The Fiji Times reports on the arrival today of the world's oldest passenger ship and the largest floating book shop, MV Doulos. The 94-year-old cruise vessel, with its goal of "Bringing knowledge, help and hope" will spend a month in Lautoka and Suva.

The vessel is owned by German charitable organisation, Good Books for All.

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EAD Finding Aid Creation Tool and OhioLINK Repository

May
02

OhioLINK is pleased to announce the release of a finding aid creation application, repository, and full-text search engine at . The EAD Finding Aid Creation Tool and OhioLINK Repository (EAD FACTORy) will help archivists ensure broad-based access to archival collections and local history collections by providing a solution for institutions wishing to create and deliver finding aids according to the Encoded Archival Description standard. Finding aids are descriptive tools that come in a variety of formats and levels of detail that describe the contents of archival or manuscript collections.

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Novelist's Brief Giveaway Tempts Fans

May
02

Romance novelist, Madison Martin, offers though her website, www.madisonmartinbooks.com, a contest for a few lucky fans to win autographed pairs of underwear designs inspired by her new erotic romance novel.

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Library Vocabulary and Core Reference Tools Surveys Updated for 2008

May
02

I've re-created these updated surveys on SurveyMonkey after receiving back many useful suggestions for making them more useful.

As always, I will post the data I've gathered on core subject reference topics back to the lists I posted the surveys to for everyone to share as well as posting the data to . Data from previous years is available on that page now - scroll down past the current survey links.

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We Are Ready: Petition to the Chinese Government

May
01

Salman Rushdie, Francine Prose, Edward Albee, Rick Moody and Ma Jian will be among the writers attending a press conference Thursday, May 1, at which the PEN American Center will announce the delivery later that morning of a petition to the Chinese Mission to the United Nations. The petition demands the release of 39 writers and journalists imprisoned in China who PEN believes have been jailed for exercising their right to speak and write freely, which is guaranteed under Chinese and international law.

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$1000.00 REWARD

Apr
30

ANNOUNCING: $1000.00 REWARD.

William Roger Holman,... former City Librarian, San Francisco Public Library,and author of the poignant memoir: THE ORPHANS' NINE COMMANDMENTS_Tx. Christian Univ. Press. Hardback. Nov. 2007 ... solicits information and offers an Award.

(For three months the book has been ranked by Amazon.com as #1 Best selling book ... Biography-Memoirs. Read Amazon's posted reviews)

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More Spanish Content from Finding Dulcinea

Apr
30

PR Newswire announced today that Finding Dulcinea has launched a Spanish-language version of its Web Guides which includes:
"How to Search the Web," "Health," "U.S. Politics," "Immigration," "Cinco de Mayo" and "Survival Guide toNew York City." FindingDulcinea (Librarian of the Internet) plans to add more Spanish-language Web Guides in the future, based on user feedback.

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