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The Blue Mountains Public Library Chooses Koha ZOOM

Aug
13

ATHENS, OH--August 13, 2008-- LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries, and the Blue Mountains Public Library in Ontario, announced today that the Library has selected a Koha ZOOM hosted solution for their next integrated library system.

The Blue Mountains Public Library collection will be hosted off site at one of LibLime's secure data centers. The Library has also contracted with LibLime for data migration of their 38,000 bibliographic records, support, and training on their Koha system.

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ebrary becomes Serials Solutions KnowledgeWorks Certified

Aug
12

Today, ebrary(R), a leading provider of e-content services and technology, has announced that it has become the first e-book provider to become Serials Solutions KnowledgeWorks Certified. As a KnowledgeWorks Certified content provider, ebrary will provide more flexible ways for customers to find and access titles in their subscription e-book databases through Serials Solutions e-resource access and management services.

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University of Iowa Libraries Chooses Attune Systems For Their File Virtualization Solution

Aug
12

"Actively managing our archival data allows us to move the least used files to less expensive storage," said Mark Weber, lead system administrator for the library. "Digital objects that are frequently used remain on our high performing storage area network. As a research library, however, we are also responsible for data curation and preservation on files that might be needed once every five, ten, or fifty years. The Maestro File Manager file-level assessment helps us make sure we are leveraging our storage environment most efficiently.

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New Durham Public Library Selects Koha

Aug
11

ATHENS, OH--August 11, 2008-- LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries, announced today that the New Durham Public Library in New Hampshire has selected a Koha Classic hosted solution for their next integrated library system.

New Durham Public Library's collection will be hosted off site at one of LibLime's secure data centers. The Library has also contracted with LibLime for data migration and support on their Koha system.

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Amigos Library Services attains IACET accreditation

Aug
07

DALLAS, TX, August 7, 2008 – Amigos Library Services, Inc. now offers International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) Continuing Education Units for its approved online and face-to-face training courses.

IACET Authorized Provider status enhances the value for Amigos’ highly regarded training courses. “The widely recognized IACET accreditation demonstrates our commitment to a high standard of quality continuing education,” says Laura Kimberly, Amigos Continuing Education Services Manager.

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Southeast Kansas Library System Selects Koha ZOOM

Aug
07

ATHENS, OH--August 7, 2008-- LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries, announced today that the Southeast Kansas Library System in Kansas has selected a Koha ZOOM hosted solution for their next integrated library system.

SEKLS is the 8th consortium in 2008 to select LibLime's Koha ZOOM solution.

SEKLS's consortial collection of 364,000 items will be hosted offsite at one of LibLime's secure data centers. The Library has also contracted with LibLime for data migration, training and support on their Koha system.

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Branch District Library Goes Live With Evergreen

Aug
07

The Branch District Library is the first library in the Michigan Evergreen project to go live with Evergreen, the consortial-quality open-source library automation software. This is the first step in a process that will see seven Michigan public libraries - with a total of twenty-one branches - migrating to Evergreen by the end of the year. Michigan Evergreen is a shared-catalog project administered by the Michigan Library Consortium (MLC). Equinox Software, Inc., the support and development company for Evergreen, provided bumper-to-bumper support during the data migration process.

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LibLime Announces Galen Charlton Promotion to VP, Research and Development

Aug
05

ATHENS, OH--August 5, 2008--LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries, announced today that Galen Charlton has been promoted to VP Research and Development.

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Internet Resources Newsletter: Issue 164

Aug
05

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The latest edition of the FREE monthly newsletter for academics, students and researchers is now available at:

http://www.hw.ac.uk/libwww/irn/irn164/irn164.html

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Hill Library Trends Newsletter - July 2008

Aug
01

Interested in knowing what libraries can do to encourage funding and public support? Or finding out which market research firm made a big recent acquisition? Or seeing just how the U.S. House of Representatives is looking into the tracking of your activities online?

You could track these stories down online yourself, or you could get them all in the keenly organized and freely available July 2008 Hill Library Trends Newsletter.

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