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OCLC Research and the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) have awarded research grants to Lynne Bowker of the University of Ottawa, Kyung-Sun Kim of the University of Wisconsin–Madison, and Sei-Ching Joanna Sin of Nanyang Technological University and Sanghee Oh of Florida State University. The awards were presented January 24 at the ALISE 2013 Annual Conference Awards Reception in Seattle, Washington.
EBSCO Publishing's catalog enrichment resource, NoveList Select™ has a new feature which adds e-resource recommendations that may have been hidden or hard to find directly from catalog records. The full release is below and please let me know if you have any quesitons.
NoveList® Select Enhanced Content Added to the Koha Open Source ILS
ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and the U.S.’ forefront provider of Koha support, would like to join the Los Gatos Library in thanking NoveList®, a division of EBSCO Publishing, for assisting in adding NoveList content to the Koha open source ILS.
Henry Bankhead, Interim Town Librarian at Los Gatos Library stated:
North Bethesda, MD, February 6, 2013- LibLime, a division of PTFS, announces that Millennia Atlantic University (MAU), located in Doral, Florida, has gone live on LibLime Koha 4.14.
The University Library will take advantage of the Solr search engine in 4.14, full faceted support in the OPAC, an embedded New Titles list, and additional functionality for expired and cancelled holds. As with all versions of LibLime Koha since 4.8, the entire application resides in the Plack environment for enhanced performance.
About Millennia Atlantic University
CENTER FOR JEWISH HISTORY ANNOUNCES
$1.5 MILLION GRANT
FROM THE LILLIAN GOLDMAN CHARITABLE TRUST
TO ESTABLISH THE LILLIAN GOLDMAN REFERENCE SERVICES DIVISION
New York -- The Center for Jewish History in New York City, one of the world’s foremost centers for the intellectual and cultural exploration of the modern Jewish experience, has announced a $1.5 million grant from The Lillian Goldman Charitable Trust. In honor of this support, the Center will establish The Lillian Goldman Reference Services Division.
OCLC and FamilySearch International, the largest genealogy organization in the world, have signed an agreement that will enrich WorldCat and FamilySearch services with data from both organizations to provide users with more resources for improved genealogy research.
For Release on January 31, 2013
DYSART & JONES ANNOUNCES MAJOR EXPANSION WITH NEW ASSOCIATES
~ Collection Includes Over 25,000 eBook Titles Chosen Specifically for Public Libraries ~
IPSWICH, Mass. — January 31, 2013 — EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has released its latest e-book subscription collection focused on the needs of public library patrons. eBook Public Library Collection™ includes over 25,000 general reference e-book titles in a variety of subjects and topics including social sciences, language and literature and science & technology.
See the March 3 "The New York Times Book Review" issue display ad for THE HAUNTING AND PARADISE TAXI by Author Cynthia Lynn, member of Authors Guild
Participating in the promotion for print literary fiction THE HAUNTING AND PARADISE TAXI ISBN 9780615685434 are The Awesome Books bookstore in Pittsburgh, PA and The Booksellers at Laurelwood, Memphis, TN.
"The Kirkus Indie Review" says, THE HAUNTING AND PARADISE TAXI "is a book with a promosing message."
Now libraries and universities can buy THE HAUNTING AND PARADISE TAXI from Ingram—both the print and E-book version are available, also via Ingram's new "E-content lending" program.
North Bethesda, MD, January 31, 2013- The Norwood Public Library, located in Norwood, Colorado, has joined the Colorado Library Consortium (CLiC) and is scheduled to go live on the AspenCat LibLime Koha union catalog.