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Hill Library Trends Newsletter - May 2008

Jun
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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Professional Grant Proposal Writing Workshop (July 2008 at the University of Charleston, West Virginia)

Jun
02

The Grant Institute's Grants 101: Professional Grant Proposal Writing Workshop will be held at the University of Charleston in Charleston, West Virginia, July 14 - 16, 2008. Interested development professionals, researchers, faculty, and graduate students should register as soon as possible, as demand means that seats will fill up quickly. Please forward, post, and distribute this e-mail to your colleagues and listservs.

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Book Industry TRENDS 2008 Shows Publishers’ Net Revenues Rose 4.4 Percent in 2007 to Reach $37.26 billion

Jun
02

Projections Estimate 2012 Revenues at $43.46 Billion New York, New York (May 31, 2008) – The Book Industry Study Group (BISG) has just released figures from the upcoming 2008 edition of Book Industry TRENDS, the comprehensive view of U.S. book publishing dollar and unit sales that uniquely covers publishers with under $50 million in annual revenue as well as the larger publishing companies.

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Thomas Nelson Selects Ingram Digital’s Content Solutions

Jun
02

LA VERGNE, TN – Ingram Digital, an Ingram Content company, announced
today that Thomas Nelson, the world's largest Christian publisher and 6th
largest trade publisher, has signed a multi-year contract for the
CoreSource digital content platform and Ingram Digital’s Search and
Discover services.

Under the agreement, thousands of Thomas Nelson titles will be widely
available as digital content for delivery to Thomas Nelson’s digital
supply chain and for marketing and promotional purposes to help drive both
print and digital sales through all of its trade and specialty sales

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World's Smallest Self-Check for Libraries

May
29

www.LATcorp.com - Library Automation Technologies, Inc. Robert Baker, 856-566-4121 [email protected] Library Automation Technologies, Inc. (LAT), a leader in library automation products, announces FlashScan-MAXine(TM), a small form-factor system that doesn't sacrifice any features or performance due to its tiny size. Measuring only 33"W x 22"D x 22"H the FlashScan-MAXine(TM) system can fit into virtually any space in the library to offer patrons unprecedented convenience in self-service with no limitations.

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The San Francisco Chocolate Factory Launches New Book Lover's Chocolate

May
29

The San Francisco Chocolate Factory Launches New Book Lover's Chocolate. The San Francisco Chocolate Factory was created in 1999 to provide chocolate lovers with gourmet-quality, superbly packaged chocolates at non-gourmet prices. "Since we debuted in 1991, we've become a favorite with San Francisco local sand visitors as well," Founder and CEO Mike Litton said. But the business is expanding beyond the Bay Area in California to other parts of the US and the world, including Canada and Europe.

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Google Book Search Bibliography, Version 2

May
27

The Google Book Search Bibliography, Version 2 is now available from Digital Scholarship.

http://www.digital-scholarship.org/gbsb/gbsb.htm

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Bactrian Gold begins US Tour. The Kabul Case, a fictional short story, from Scriblist.com, captures the magic of the inspirational true story in Afghanistan.

May
24

LONDON, May 25, 2008: The Bactrian Gold, the legendary collection of over 2,000 artifacts from Afghanistan, opens today to the public for viewing at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. It is the inspiration in the fictional story ‘the Kabul Case’, written collaboratively by four British competition winning authors, published in the collection "Five Green Bananas", Book One from scriblist.com, in April 2008.

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Karen Schneider Joins Equinox Software, Inc.

May
23

Karen Schneider Joins Equinox Software, Inc.
Norcross, GA –May 19, 2008
Equinox Software, Inc., the Evergreen Experts, welcomes Karen Schneider to the staff as Community Librarian. Karen will play
a key role in community liaison activities. She will also help build the Equinox brand and promote the use of open source
software.
“I came to Equinox because, as a librarian who for sixteen years has worked with nearly every brand of library software, I
enthusiastically believe in open source,” explained Karen. “The scalability, interoperability, and support models for open source

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Archivist of the United States Establishes 'Controlled Unclassified Information Office'

May
22

Archivist of the United
States Allen Weinstein announced today the establishment of the "Controlled
Unclassified Information Office" (CUIO) within the National Archives and
Records Administration. Weinstein also announced that William J. Bosanko,
director of the Information Security Oversight Office, will head up this
newly-formed office.

The Office is being created in response to the Memorandum for the Heads
of Departments and Agencies on the Designation and Sharing of Controlled
Unclassified Information (CUI) issued by President Bush on May 9, 2008. The

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