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Academic Libraries

Academic Libraries

Internet Resources Newsletter - July Issue

Jun
26

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

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Polytechnic University Goes Live with Koha

Jun
25

ATHENS, OH--June 26, 2008-- LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries, and Polytechnic University announced today that the Bern Dibner Library has gone live with a Koha ZOOM hosted system.

Bern Dibner's collection is hosted off-site at one of LibLime's secure data centers.

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Registration fee waived for librarians attending Atlanta Book Show

Jun
25

ATLANTA, Ga. – Here’s good news for librarians looking to make their book purchase dollars go further in a time when the national economy is contracting and budgets are shrinking.
When the Great American Bargain Book Show (GABBS) comes to Atlanta’s Cobb Galleria Centre on August 1-2, librarians from around the country are invited to attend free. Normal admission is $50.
The offer extends to librarians of all types - acquisition librarians, reference librarians, school media specialists, college and university librarians, special collections librarians and their supervisors.

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The Survey of Academic Libraries, 2008-09 Edition is out Now

Jun
24

The Survey of Academic Libraries, 2008-09 Edition is out Now
DUBLIN, Ireland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/863d79/the_survey_of_acad) has announced the addition of the "The Survey of Academic Libraries, 2008-09 Edition" report to their offering.

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U of C funds Open Access Authors Fund

Jun
24

Fund gives professors and students access to new funds
University of Calgary professors and graduate students will now have access to a $100,000 Open Access Authors Fund designed to increase the amount of publicly available research.

The new fund, announced today by Thomas Hickerson, Vice-Provost, Libraries and Cultural Resources and University Librarian, is the first of its magnitude in Canada.

“I am proud that the University of Calgary is taking leadership in this movement to increase the worldwide accessibility of cutting-edge research,” said Hickerson (left).

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Marshall Public Library Selects Evergreen and Equinox

Jun
23

Marshall Public Library in Marshall, Missouri has selected Evergreen, the open-source library software,for its next-generation Integrated Library System. Marshall has chosen Equinox’s hosted Evergreenservice, an ideal solution for resource-conscious libraries seeking professional, round-the-clock supportfor their library systems.

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SUNY Geneseo and IDS Project win prestigious national award

Jun
12

SUNY Geneseo and the Information Delivery Services (IDS) Project (http://www.idsproject.org/) are winners of a Rethinking Resource Sharing Innovation Award for the IDS Project. The Rethinking Resource Sharing Initiative Award - a nationally competitive award -- was created to encourage libraries and librarians to make changes in how they do resource sharing and improve service to users.

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Whistler Public Library Goes Live with Evergreen

Jun
12

Whistler Public Library Goes Live with Evergreen

Norcross, GA – June 11, 2008
Whistler Public Library of the British Columbia SITKA (formerly BC Pines) Consortium has followed Prince Rupert, Powell River, Fort Nelson, and Terrace Public Libraries as the next facility to go live with Evergreen, the consortial-quality open-source library software.

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University of Prince Edward Island's Robertson Library Goes Live with Evergreen

Jun
10

Norcross, GA – June 6, 2008
Robertson Library at the University of Prince Edward Island in Charlottetown becomes the first academic library to run
Evergreen in production. The story of the lightning migration, from concept to execution in a month, is documented in the blog of
Mark Leggott, University Librarian:
http://loomware.typepad.com/
Those who are interested can view the Library’s catalogue at:
http://islandpines.roblib.upei.ca/.

The University was incorporated in 1969 by joining the rich traditions of two historic institutions: the Prince of Wales College

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Open Archives Initiative Announces Public Beta Release of Object Reuse and Exchange Specifications

Jun
03

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Open Archives Initiative Announces Public Beta Release of Object Reuse and Exchange Specifications

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