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Librarians

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InfoCamp Seattle 2008

Jul
15

Are you a librarian into user experience design? Got a website, content delivery service, or really cool idea you want to try out on a diverse professional audience? Want to share ideas and enthusiasm with librarians, information architects, usability engineers, user experience designers, and other information professionals?

You can do just that at InfoCamp Seattle 2008, an unconference for the user-centered information industry! It'll be in beautiful Seattle, in a renovated historic schoolhouse now called the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center. Save the date now: September 27-28, 2008.

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Call for Papers - Journal of Web Librarianship

Jul
15

A peer-reviewed, international quarterly, the Journal is published by Haworth Press, now part of the Taylor & Francis Group, with offices in
Philadelphia, London, and other countries. A complimentary sample copy may be
obtained by sending an e-mail to .

Papers are welcomed in the areas of:
* library website design
* usability testing of library or library-related sites
* cataloging or classification of web-based information
* international issues in web librarianship
* scholars' use of the web
* information architecture

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Get a Deep Insight into the World Library Automation Systems and Services Market

Jul
15

This report analyzes the North American market for Library Automation Systems and Services in US$ Million. The major product segments analyzed are Integrated Library Systems, Non-Integrated Library Systems, System Maintenance Services, Others (includes Hardware and Associated Library Services). Annual forecasts are provided for for the period of 2000 through 2015.

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Birmingham Museum of Art Selects Koha

Jul
15

ATHENS, OH and BIRMINGHAM, AL--July 15, 2008-- LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries, and the Birmingham Museum of Art announced today that the Museum's Clarence B. Hanson, Jr. Library has selected a Koha Classic hosted solution for their integrated library system.

The Koha installation will be hosted off-site at one of LibLime's secure data centers. The Library has also contracted with LibLime for support on their Koha system.

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Highland Park Public Library Chooses Koha ZOOM

Jul
09

ATHENS, OH--July 9, 2008-- LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries, announced today that the Highland Park Public Library in New Jersey has selected a Koha ZOOM hosted solution for their next integrated library system.

The Highland Park Public Library's collection of 65,000 items will be hosted off-site at one of LibLime's secure data centers. The Library has also contracted with LibLime for data migration, support and training services on their Koha system.

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NARA's Presidential Libraries to Host National Issues Forums

Jul
03

Washington, DC…In collaboration with the National Issues Forums Institute ( NIFI ), the twelve Presidential Libraries of the National Archives and Records Administration will host a series of discussions on public policy issues between Labor Day and Election Day this fall. All forums will be open to the public.

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4th International Digital Curation Conference - Radical Sharing: Transforming Science?

Jul
03

4th International Digital Curation Conference - Radical Sharing:
Transforming Science?

Closing Date for Submissions: 25 July 2008

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In partnership with the National e-Science Centre and supported by the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) we are holding our 4th International Digital Curation Conference on 1-3 December 2008 at the Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor hotel in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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PDF format becomes ISO standard

Jul
03

The Portable Document Format (PDF), undeniably one of the most commonly used formats for electronic documents, is now accessible as an ISO International Standard - ISO 32000-1. This move follows a decision by Adobe Systems Incorporated, original developer and copyright owner of the format, to relinquish control to ISO, who is now in charge of publishing the specifications for the current version (1.7) and for updating and developing future versions.

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Hill Library Trends Newsletter - June 2008

Jul
02

The Hill Library Trends Newsletter looks at what’s new in libraries, business, and technology by highlighting relevant reports, articles, and blog entries. It saves you time by bringing to light issues affecting these industries today and issues that may affect them tomorrow.

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LibLime and the eXtensible Catalog (XC) Project Announce Partnership

Jul
01

Anaheim, CA--July 1, 2008--LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries and the eXtensible Catalog (XC) project-- an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation funded project currently underway at the University of Rochester's River Campus Libraries-- have announced a new partnership agreement to ensure future compatibility between the XC project and Koha, the first open-source integrated library system.

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