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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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Free Parenting Newsletter Issued Monthly by Book Publisher Parenting Press

Aug
06

"News for Parents," available online at www.parentingpress/ezine.html or by e-mail subscription, is a free monthly newsletter that librarians can print out and post or compile in a notebook for their parenting/self help sections. Many of the activities can also be used for children's programs in libraries.

"Understanding Autism" is one of the lead stories in the August 2008 issue. Based on a new W.W. Norton book, "How to Talk to Parents about Autism," by Roy Q. Sanders, it describes typical symptoms for five types of autism.

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Internet Safety and Your Family

Aug
06

New Internet Safety Guide Identifies
How Adults May Unknowingly Put Families at Risk

Worried about what your kids are doing online? Take a look at what you, youth group leaders, school newsletter editors and your kids' friends have posted on web sites, blogs, social networking sites and online forums. You may find that there's enough information about your family online to make you all vulnerable to cyber bullying, spoofing, stalking or identity theft.

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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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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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Grand County Public Library Library Chooses Koha

Jul
31

ATHENS,OH--July 31, 2008-- LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries, announced today that the Grand County Public Library in Utah has selected a Koha Classic appliance solution for their next integrated library system.

Winner of the 2007 Best Small Library in America award (sponsored by Library Journal and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation), the Grand County Public Library services a county which sees around 1 million visitors a year.

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The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History Chooses Koha

Jul
23

ATHENS, OH--July 23, 2008-- LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries announced today that The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit, Michigan has selected a Koha Classic hosted system.

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Amigos Library Services offers Marketing College Series

Jul
22

DALLAS, Texas, July 21, 2008 – Amigos Library Services, Inc. is pleased to announce a new continuing education course series on marketing in libraries. The Marketing College Series, taught by library consultants Lou Wetherbee and Susan Loving as part of Amigos’ ongoing partnership with Wetherbee & Associates, will be held this fall in Dallas. The course series is for library managers, directors, and marketing staff.

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Week-long Grant Writing Course Hosted at James City (VA) County Library

Jul
22

One of the greatest challenges non-profit agencies face is finding grants to support important community services. Help is at hand in the form of the five-day Grantsmanship Training Program to be held September 8 - 12 at the James City County Library, 7770 Croaker Road, Norge, Va. 23188.

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