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ATLA member libraries to receive discount on Backstage services

Kat Kamp
Backstage Library Works

PROVO, Utah, July 31, 2015 –– The American Theological Library Association (ATLA) and Backstage Library Works ( have combined forces to provide ATLA member libraries a special discount on Backstage services. These services may include the following: cataloging, authority control, database processing, digitization, microfilm creation, duplication and storage, reclassification, retrospective conversion, physical processing and RFID tagging.

Genoa-Hugo School District Goes Live on the CLiC AspenCat LibLime Koha Union Catalog

North Bethesda, MD, July 24, 2015 – The Genoa-Hugo School District has now joined the Colorado Library Consortium (CLiC) AspenCat LibLime Koha union catalog for all collection and patron management services. The School District and CLiC staff worked with the LibLime Project Management team to successfully transfer bibliographic, item and patron data to AspenCat union catalog.

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Brill’s 2016 Journal Prices now available

Leiden (NL) / Boston (MA) / Singapore (SG) – 20 July 2015

Brill’s 2016 Journal Program now consists of 243 titles. The program includes 21 new journals and 4 Brill | Rodopi re-launched journals.

The complete 2016 Journal Program and Price List is now available in excel format on our website. Please also check the additional information sheet for more information on our 2016 journal program, including new titles, frequency and/or page increases, etc. Information on our 2016 Journal Collections and Archives will be available soon.

Apply for the EBSCO Charleston Scholarship to Attend the Charleston Conference

Apply for the EBSCO Charleston Scholarship to Attend the Charleston Conference
~ The Award Provides Up to $1000 for Conference Expenses and is Due by Sept. 1 ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — July 21, 2015 — Applications are now being accepted for a scholarship to attend the Charleston Conference through a grant sponsored by EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO). The EBSCO Charleston Conference Scholarship awards up to $1000 for conference registration and other expenses related to attending the conference.

PCC recognizes Backstage Library Works as independent NACO contributor

Kat Kamp

PCC recognizes Backstage Library Works as independent NACO contributor

PROVO, Utah, July 16, 2015 –– Recognized by the Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) as an independent contributor to Name Authority Cooperative Program (NACO), Backstage Library Works ( joins a global effort in building the Library of Congress Name Authority File by contributing authority records for personal, corporate, and geographic names as well as uniform titles.

LibLime, a division of PTFS, announces Ellsworth Correctional Facility Selects LibLime Academic Koha

North Bethesda, MD, July 16, 2015 - LibLime, a division of PTFS, announces that the Ellsworth Correctional Facility has contracted with LibLime to provide implementation, support and hosting services for LibLime Academic Koha. Ellsworth will take advantage of much of the functionality offered in the application, including:

  • Single screen cataloging editor with MARC21 validation and the option to embed local cataloging guidelines; with support for MARC Authority records, MARC Bibliographic records, and MARC Holdings records

Code4Lib Journal Issue 29 now available

The 29th issue of the Code4Lib Journal is now available at:

Here is what you will find inside:

Implementing a Bento Style Search in LibGuides v2
By Aaron Tay and Feng Yikang

New edition of the essential guide to organizing library collections

Facet Publishing have announced the release of the second edition of Vanda Broughton’s textbook Essential Classification.

Classification is everywhere. We classify birds and animals, languages and ethnic groups, stars, volcanoes, minerals and clouds, wine and blood, and colours and roses. We classify diseases, occupations and social status; the size of notepaper (grand eagle, elephant and pott); the dimensions of icebergs (small, bergy bits and growlers); and brandy (mellow, pale and superior).

LibLime, a division of PTFS, announces Cathedral Seminary House of Formation has joined WALDO’s LibLime Academic Koha project

North Bethesda, MD, July 9, 2015- LibLime, a division of PTFS, and WALDO (Westchester Academic Library Director’s Organization) are proud to welcome the Cathedral Seminary House of Formation to the LibLime Academic Koha development group. The Cathedral Seminary has selected LibLime Academic Koha to replace its legacy ILS because of the advanced functionality of the features designed and deployed by the WALDO Development Group, as well as, the cost savings in annual support, maintenance, and hosting.

"The Auschwitz Volunteer" Chinese Rights Sold -- Extraordinary Report on WWII Auschwitz Undercover Mission Goes to Beijing World Publishing Corporation

Los Angeles, California, July 6, 2015 — Aquila Polonica Publishing recently sold simplified Chinese rights to its award-winning book, "The Auschwitz Volunteer: Beyond Bravery" by Captain Witold Pilecki, to Beijing World Publishing Corporation, Beijing, in a sale agented by Gray Tan and Zoe Hsu, The Grayhawk Agency, Taiwan.