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New edition of Bradley’s seminal internet search handbook tackles fake news

Jul
07

Facet Publishing have announced the release of the 5th edition of Phil Bradley’s Expert Internet Searching.

In the fifth edition of Expert Internet Searching, author Phil Bradley targets the recent phenomena of fake news. Bradley explains why it occurs, how it can be identified and how information professionals can lead the charge in combating it.

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OCLC celebrates 50 years of innovation and collaboration with libraries worldwide

Jun
23

DUBLIN, Ohio, 23 June 2017—OCLC, the library technology and research organization that changed the way libraries work, is celebrating 50 years of innovation and collaboration with libraries around the world.

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EBSCO Information Services Announces Winners of the EBSCO FOLIO Innovation Challenge

Jun
23

EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) today announced initial winners of its inaugural EBSCO FOLIO Innovation Challenge. The grant program is awarding a total of $100,000 in grants to libraries to develop innovative technology solutions that address the challenges academic libraries face.

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EBSCO Information Services Announces 2017 EBSCO Solar Grant Winners

Jun
23

EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is awarding its 2017 EBSCO Solar grant to the Athens-Clarke County Library in Athens, Georgia and The Indian Trails Public Library in Wheeling, Illinois. The grants will provide each library with $100,000 to pay for the installation of a solar array. The grant offsets the cost of installing solar panels and allows libraries to reduce their electricity expenditures.

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Facet Publishing appoint Taylor and Francis as exclusive agents in Australia and New Zealand

Jun
20

Facet Publishing, publisher of academic and professional books for librarians, information scientists, archivists and records managers, has appointed Taylor and Francis as their exclusive agent in Australia and New Zealand.

Publishing Director Helen Carley said, “We are pleased to be working with Taylor and Francis to make our books widely available to our growing customer base through multiple channels in Australia and New Zealand”.

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EBSCO Information Services Expands Analytics and Assessment Team Hiring John McDonald as Director of Product Management

Jun
14

EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) has expanded its Analytics and Assessment team, hiring John McDonald as Director of Product Management. In this role, McDonald will work with libraries to provide advanced decision-making support and intelligence.

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The ‘why-to’ as well as the ‘how-to’ textbook for archivists

Jun
06

Facet Publishing have announced the release of the second edition of Laura A Millar’s Archives: Principles and practices

Originally published in 2010, the second edition of the Waldo Gifford Leland Award-winning textbook, Archives: Principles and practices, has been extensively revised to address the impact of digital technologies on records and archives.

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Backstage publishes “Vital Statistics for Authority Control”

Jun
02

Contact:
Kat Kamp
Backstage Library Works
Phone: 801.356.1852
[email protected]
www.bslw.com

PROVO, Utah, June 2, 2017 — Backstage Library Works (www.bslw.com) recently conducted a detailed assessment of authority control processing timelines. The published report is a guide to help libraries plan and execute authority control projects most realistic to their schedules and deadlines.

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