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As part of BCR’s efforts to bring digitization training to everyone, the New Mexico State Library and BCR are hosting a series of three workshops, March 24-26, to be held at the state library offices in Santa Fe. Targeted to libraries and cultural heritage institutions, these workshops are designed to guide participants through the planning stages of a new digitization project, including instruction in digital imaging best practices and the creation of Dublin Core metadata.
Landman Library Catalog (http://search.arcadia.edu) was developed in-house by Arcadia University
using Pazpar2, an open-source middleware technology created by
LibLime's partner, Index Data. Access to subscription content is
provided by OpenTranslators, a new web service offered by LibLime that
offers a simple gateway interface to over 9,000 subscription
Contact: Justine Shaffner, Plinkit Collaborative Coordinator
email@example.com ; 800.397.1552 x140
Penn Libraries and Kirtas Technologies team up to make more than 200,000 books available for research and purchase
TOOLS OF CHANGE CONFERENCE, NEW YORK CITY, FEBRUARY 10, 2009 – Since 2001, Kirtas Technologies has worked with the world’s most renowned libraries to bring rare, out-of-copyright books into the digital age, making centuries-worth of books available to the world.
Today, Kirtas announces a partnership with the University of Pennsylvania Libraries to make over 200,000 titles available to the public in a unique way.
Here's your chance to use your information/library science Master's
degree to very good purpose. If this Fellowship doesn't fit with your
interests or timing, please pass this announcement along to others who
may wish to pursue application.
The Grace and Harold Sewell Memorial Fund will award two 12-month,
paid "Learning Partnerships" placing experienced health sciences
librarians within leading health care organizations for the purpose of
both partners gaining a greater understanding of how best information
sciences can be effectively applied in each environment.
Lucky 13! Salmo (B.C.) Public Library Goes Live with Evergreen
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Norcross, GA – February 10, 2009
Salmo Public Library has become the 13th library in British Columbia’s SITKA consortium to go live with Evergreen, the consortial-quality open-source library automation software.
"Breaking the Barriers’" Europe's first conference on Open Source Software (OSS) solutions for libraries. 18th May 2009. London
Ken Chad Consulting (www.kenchadconsulting.com) and PTFS Europe have partnered to present this ground breaking event in London on 18th May 2009. Charles Leadbeater will present the keynote.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Norcross, GA –February 5, 2009
The North Texas Regional Library System (NTRLS) has selected Evergreen, the open source, consortial-quality library software, as their next-generation library automation system. The system has also signed a contract with Equinox Software Inc. for comprehensive library data migration services, software configuration, consultation, and ongoing Evergreen technical support.
Integrated Technology Group Gained 19 New Clients, Acquired A New Patent and Hired An Account Manager in 4th Quarter
Norcross, Ga. – The Integrated Technology Group (ITG), a division of Vernon Library Supplies, Inc., gained 19 new clients, acquired a patent by the U.S. Patent Office and added a new account manager in the fourth quarter of 2008. In addition, the ITG Scan & Print System was used by Equinox Software, Inc. to assist Indiana libraries in the migration to Evergreen, an enterprise-class, open source, integrated library system (ILS). The ITG Scan & Print System can re-label bar codes on items at a rate of more than 250 books per hour.
Patent for AV Xpress™
February 3, 2009-- The creators and developers of Koha, the first open source Integrated Library System (ILS), today announced that KohaCon 2009-- a conference for current and interested users of the Koha Integrated Library System--- will be held in Plano, Texas, April 16 &17, 2009.