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The Delaware Center for the Book is very excited to be working with Wilmington University on this December 18th event. David Plouffe will be discussing his new book The Audacity to Win: the Inside Story and Lessons of Barack Obama’s Historic Victory.
“Off the Page: An Afternoon with David Plouffe,” is presented by Delaware Center for the Book, Wilmington University Library, and Wilmington University’s College of Arts and Sciences’ Program in Government and Public Policy. The event will feature a 30-minute talk, a 30-minute Q&A session, and book signing.
Are you a new library school graduate – or mid-career and looking for a change? Are you wondering how to improve your career skills or ready to try a certificate program? Looking to refresh your resume? Alliance Library System and TAP Information Services invite you to join us for the first annual LIS Online Career Fair. Join us online in OPAL on Tuesday January 12, 2010 for an exciting day of learning how to start or to rejuvenate your library career in tough times! The day will kick off at 10 am central time/11 am Eastern/8 am Pacific and run through 4:30 pm central/5:30 pm Eastern.
Surviving and Thriving in the Recession: A How-To-Do-It Manual for Librarians
Book publisher: Neal-Schuman
Editor: Carol Smallwood, MLS. Writing and Publishing: The Librarian's Handbook, American Library Association 2010 http://www.alastore.ala.org/detail.aspx?ID=2646
Librarians as Community Partners: An Outreach Handbook, American Library Association, 2010 http://www.alastore.ala.org/detail.aspx?ID=2774
Thinking Outside the Book, McFarland 2008 http://www.mcfarlandpub.com/book-2.php?id=978-0-7864-3575-3. Some others are Peter Lang, Libraries Unlimited, Linworth, Scarecrow.
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November 30, 2009
Media contact: Larry Godwin
Phone: 1-800-843-8482, ext. 2847
Amigos to Observe Employee Learning Week December 7-11
COLUMBUS, OH - November 30, 2009 - LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries, has announced that European University Cyprus (EUC) in Nicosia, Cyprus, has selected LibLime Enterprise Koha for their integrated library system.
The Library's system will be installed, operated and maintained at one of LibLime's carrier-class data centers and distributed via Software as a Service on LibLime's cloud computing platform.
The new issue of the Code4Lib Journal is now available. Issue 8's contents are as follows:
Openness [Editorial Introduction]
by Andrew Darby
On openness and the Code4Lib Journal.
Infomaki: An Open Source, Lightweight Usability Testing Tool by Michael Lascarides
Get kids excited about reading with the national Great Scavenger Hunt ContestTM reading program (http://www.kaycassidy.com/hunt/). Adopted by more than 250 school and public libraries, The Hunt provides a monthly trivia contest for readers ages 8 – 19, based on over 300 young adult and middle grade novels. Readers select a book and answer ten trivia questions accompanied by a special note from the author. For school and public librarians in the U.S. and Canada, The Hunt provides free, year-round programming to engage kids and teens in reading week after week.
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Norcross, GA — November 23, 2009
Kirtland Community College has selected Evergreen for their next-generation integrated library system (ILS). Equinox Software, the Evergreen Experts, will provide data migration, software configuration, and post-migration technical support.
The server for the new installation will be hosted at the college and members of the Michigan Library Consortium, also powered by Evergreen, will provide training services.
COLUMBUS, OH - November 20, 2009 - LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries, has announced that Facing History and Ourselves in Brookline, Massachusetts has selected LibLime Enterprise Koha for their next integrated library system.
The Library's system will be installed, operated and maintained at one of LibLime's carrier-class data centers and distribution is via Software as a Service on LibLime's cloud computing platform.
Enjoy Your Money! How to Make It, Save It, Invest It and Give It by
J. Steve Miller wins National Best Book Award in the category of Personal Finance.