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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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Beverly Church Joins LibLime As Project Manager

Apr
04

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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