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The Survey of Academic Libraries, 2008-09 Edition is out Now

Jun
24

The Survey of Academic Libraries, 2008-09 Edition is out Now
DUBLIN, Ireland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/863d79/the_survey_of_acad) has announced the addition of the "The Survey of Academic Libraries, 2008-09 Edition" report to their offering.

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Elsevier Foundation Seeks Grant Proposals for Innovative Libraries and New Scholars

Jun
24

Elsevier Foundation Seeks Grant Proposals for Innovative Libraries and New Scholars

Awards target researchers in developing countries and academic workplace

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U of C funds Open Access Authors Fund

Jun
24

Fund gives professors and students access to new funds
University of Calgary professors and graduate students will now have access to a $100,000 Open Access Authors Fund designed to increase the amount of publicly available research.

The new fund, announced today by Thomas Hickerson, Vice-Provost, Libraries and Cultural Resources and University Librarian, is the first of its magnitude in Canada.

“I am proud that the University of Calgary is taking leadership in this movement to increase the worldwide accessibility of cutting-edge research,” said Hickerson (left).

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Marshall Public Library Selects Evergreen and Equinox

Jun
23

Marshall Public Library in Marshall, Missouri has selected Evergreen, the open-source library software,for its next-generation Integrated Library System. Marshall has chosen Equinox’s hosted Evergreenservice, an ideal solution for resource-conscious libraries seeking professional, round-the-clock supportfor their library systems.

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IMLS Laura Bush 21st Century Library Program Funding Announcement for 2008

Jun
22

The following is a text-only press release from the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). An HTML version of this release can be read on the agency's Web site at http://www.imls.gov/news/2008/061708.shtm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 17, 2008

IMLS Press Contacts
202-653-4632

Jeannine Mjoseth, [email protected]
Mamie Bittner, [email protected]

Institute of Museum and Library Services Awards More Than $20 Million to Support Librarians

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FictionDB Opens Its Site to Book Lovers Everywhere

Jun
18

Torrance, CA (PRWEB) June 17, 2008 -- FictionDB.com relaunches its reference website with new access to its comprehensive book database for fiction readers. Previously a subscription-only service, FictionDB now offers free access to over 50,000 author book lists and 200,000 unique titles. In addition FictionDB provides series lists, synopses and pseudonyms - all in a simple, easy-to-use format.

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ProQuest Signs Agreement to Acquire Dialog Business From Thomson Reuters

Jun
13

ANN ARBOR, Michigan, Jun 12, 2008 (PR Newswire Europe via COMTEX) ----ProQuest, a Cambridge Information Group company, has signed an agreement under which ProQuest would acquire the Thomson Reuters Dialog(R: 67.13, +1.53, +2.33%) business. The transaction is expected to close pending a successful completion of the formal consultation period and other customary closing conditions. Financial terms of the transaction are not disclosed.

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Laramie County Library System (Cheyenne, WY) named 2008 Library of the Year

Jun
12

New York, NY, June 7, 2008— It is no accident that more than 80 percent of the residents that Laramie County Library System (LCLS) serves have library cards. Cutting-edge technology, a newly constructed building, highly effective publicity, dedicated staff, exemplary service to the city of Cheyenne and the county, all of these reasons and more make Laramie County Library System of Cheyenne, Wyo., Library Journal and Gale Cengage’s 2008 Library of the Year.

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Redcort Software Announces Virtual TimeClock Pro 6.0; New Server and Personal Client Join Upgraded Pro Application

Jun
05

FRESNO, CA USA — Redcort Software, publisher of Virtual TimeClock, time & attendance software for Windows and Macintosh computers, today announced details on their upcoming Virtual TimeClock Pro 6.0 release.

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iCopyright Introduces Two New Instant Licensing Services

Jun
04

SEATTLE, Washington, June 4, 2008 -- iCopyright has launched two new instant licensing services that help online publishers promote lawful reuses of their copyrighted content while protecting their rights. These services are responsive to the explosive growth in blogging and social networking, where sharing valued content is appealing to readers but often vexing to the original publishers.

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