Sage Library System of Eastern Oregon has added nine new libraries to Evergreen. The former Gorge Link libraries: Hood River County Library District (3), Hood River Valley High School, Sherman County Public/School Library, Planetree Health Center, and The Dalles/Wasco County Service District (3) are now live on Evergreen. Equinox Software oversaw data migration for the new libraries and will continue to provide technical support for all the Sage Libraries.
Incarnate Word High School Goes Live on Koha with ByWater Solutions
ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and official Koha support company, announced today that the Incarnate Word High School of San Antonio, TX. is now live on their installation of the Koha integrated library system.
The library's Koha installation went live in early June, and ByWater Solutions will be providing ongoing support and hosting services for them.
~ The ARTstor Collections Now Searchable via EBSCO Discovery Service™ for Mutual Customers~
IPSWICH, Mass. — June 9, 2011— The ARTstor Digital Library will be searchable via EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) from EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) allowing mutual customers to use EDS to explore even more of a library’s collection. The agreement between ARTstor and EBSCO increases the value to ARTstor subscribers using EDS since end users will be able to search ARTstor Digital Library collections—over one million images—alongside their library’s entire print and electronic collection.
~Emerging librarians receive funding for travel and conference expenses~
Birmingham, Ala. – June 8, 2011 – In co-sponsorship with the American Library Association (ALA), EBSCO awarded seven librarians $1,000 scholarships to attend the ALA Annual Conference June 23-28, 2011 in New Orleans.
DUBLIN, Ohio, June 7, 2011—A record for a book accessible online, titled Task-oriented and Purposeful Robot-Assisted Therapy, marked the 10 millionth record added to WorldCat via the WorldCat Digital Collection Gateway. The record was harvested into WorldCat by staff at InTech, an open access publisher located in Rijeka, Croatia.
Farmington Hills, Mich., June 7, 2011 — Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, and Library Journal magazine today announced that King County Library System in Issaquah, Washington has been named the 2011 Library of the Year. Each year this prestigious recognition goes to the public library in the United States that most profoundly demonstrates service to community, creativity, leadership and innovation in developing specific community programs, particularly programs that can be emulated by others.
More and more Youth Service Librarians are being asked to fill the role of art teacher and activities director. Budget cuts, innovative library programs, and the need to keep the library a place for children and teens to thrive requires an understanding of programs that incorporate visual literacy and hands on art projects.
There is a resource that will help you. Art Teacher on the Net an online art resource website since 1998 is sponsoring 2 workshops for Librarians.