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Back2Press Books Launched—New Imprint Seeks Unhappy Authors Whose Books Failed After Selling 100,000+ Copies

Apr
24

Why are authors whose books sold over 100,000 copies often not happy? Because many have asked themselves: “If my book could sell 100,000 copies, why not a million?”

According to Lynne W. Scanlon, founder and publisher of the new imprint, Back2Press Books, the answer is that it could have … and it should have … and it still can.

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ebrary Honors National Library Week, Offers Complimentary Access to Library Science E-books

Apr
16

Subsidized by ebrary, the Library Center includes more than 85 full-text e-books covering topics
such as digital library development, general collection development, and the history of libraries
and librarianship, as well as illustrated guides from the Library of Congress. Contributing
publishers include Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Idea Group, Inc., Greenwood Publishing
Group, Library of Congress, and MIT Press.
To receive complimentary access, students, faculty, and librarians may register at

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Zhou wins award for promoting equality in library profession

Apr
16

The American Library Association (ALA) is pleased to announce Liana Zhou has received the 2008 Equality Award. This award, donated by Scarecrow Press, Inc., a member of the Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, honors an individual or group who has made an outstanding contribution toward promoting equality in the library profession.

http://www.ala.org/ala/pressreleases2008/april2008/zhou.cfm

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Michigan Library Consortium Selects Equinox and Evergreen

Apr
16

The Michigan Library Consortium, working in partnership with the Grand Rapids Public Library, has selected Evergreen as their next-generation library automation system. In preparation, the Michigan Library Consortium has signed a contract with Equinox Software Inc., which will provide comprehensive library data migration services, software configuration, consultation, and on-going Evergreen technical support
http://www.esilibrary.com/esi/news.php#47

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Beverly Church Joins LibLime As Project Manager

Apr
10

ATHENS, OH--April 2, 2008--LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries, announced today that Beverly Church has joined LibLime as Project Manager.

Church comes to LibLime from SirsiDynix where she worked as an implementation consultant helping clients with data migration issues and software configuration. Previously, Church provided technical support and conducted software training for Dynix. She has 25 years of experience in the library field and holds an MLS from the University of Toronto.

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