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Book Industry TRENDS 2008 Shows Publishers’ Net Revenues Rose 4.4 Percent in 2007 to Reach $37.26 billion

Jun
02

Projections Estimate 2012 Revenues at $43.46 Billion New York, New York (May 31, 2008) – The Book Industry Study Group (BISG) has just released figures from the upcoming 2008 edition of Book Industry TRENDS, the comprehensive view of U.S. book publishing dollar and unit sales that uniquely covers publishers with under $50 million in annual revenue as well as the larger publishing companies.

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Thomas Nelson Selects Ingram Digital’s Content Solutions

Jun
02

LA VERGNE, TN – Ingram Digital, an Ingram Content company, announced
today that Thomas Nelson, the world's largest Christian publisher and 6th
largest trade publisher, has signed a multi-year contract for the
CoreSource digital content platform and Ingram Digital’s Search and
Discover services.

Under the agreement, thousands of Thomas Nelson titles will be widely
available as digital content for delivery to Thomas Nelson’s digital
supply chain and for marketing and promotional purposes to help drive both
print and digital sales through all of its trade and specialty sales

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LibLime and Relais International Announce Partnership

May
29

ATHENS, OH--May 29, 2008--LibLime, the leader in open source solutions for libraries, and Relais International, Inc. world leader in resource sharing solutions for libraries, are pleased to announce a new strategic partnership between the two companies. This development comes shortly after Relais International's announcement of its intent to release the Relais resource sharing and document delivery products under an open-source license.

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World's Smallest Self-Check for Libraries

May
29

www.LATcorp.com - Library Automation Technologies, Inc. Robert Baker, 856-566-4121 [email protected] Library Automation Technologies, Inc. (LAT), a leader in library automation products, announces FlashScan-MAXine(TM), a small form-factor system that doesn't sacrifice any features or performance due to its tiny size. Measuring only 33"W x 22"D x 22"H the FlashScan-MAXine(TM) system can fit into virtually any space in the library to offer patrons unprecedented convenience in self-service with no limitations.

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University of Pittsburgh Library System Acquires Five Millionth Volume

May
29

PITTSBURGH-Pitt's University Library System (ULS) has announced that its five millionth book acquisition is “Making the Impossible Possible: One Man's Crusade to Inspire Others to Dream Bigger and Achieve the Extraordinary” (Doubleday Business, 2007) by Pitt alumnus, Pitt trustee, and ULS Board of Visitors chair William Strickland.

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Benchmarking study of research libraries published: summary of some results

May
28

For a table of contents and other further information, view our website at www.PrimaryResearch.com

Primary Research Group has published Research Library International Benchmarks (isbn 1-57440-101-3). The 200-page study is based on data from 45 major research libraries from the USA, Canada, Australia, Germany, the UK, Italy, Japan, Spain, Argentina, and other countries. The report presents a broad range of data on current and planned materials, salary, info technology and capital spending, hiring plans, spending trends for e-books, journals, books and more.

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Google Book Search Bibliography, Version 2

May
27

The Google Book Search Bibliography, Version 2 is now available from Digital Scholarship.

http://www.digital-scholarship.org/gbsb/gbsb.htm

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Bactrian Gold begins US Tour. The Kabul Case, a fictional short story, from Scriblist.com, captures the magic of the inspirational true story in Afghanistan.

May
24

LONDON, May 25, 2008: The Bactrian Gold, the legendary collection of over 2,000 artifacts from Afghanistan, opens today to the public for viewing at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. It is the inspiration in the fictional story ‘the Kabul Case’, written collaboratively by four British competition winning authors, published in the collection "Five Green Bananas", Book One from scriblist.com, in April 2008.

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Karen Schneider Joins Equinox Software, Inc.

May
23

Karen Schneider Joins Equinox Software, Inc.
Norcross, GA –May 19, 2008
Equinox Software, Inc., the Evergreen Experts, welcomes Karen Schneider to the staff as Community Librarian. Karen will play
a key role in community liaison activities. She will also help build the Equinox brand and promote the use of open source
software.
“I came to Equinox because, as a librarian who for sixteen years has worked with nearly every brand of library software, I
enthusiastically believe in open source,” explained Karen. “The scalability, interoperability, and support models for open source

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Internet Resources Newsletter: June Issue

May
23

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