In August, 2011 students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s Graduate School of Library and Information Science will be using LibLime Academic Koha as part of their coursework. Students in Professor Bobby Bothmann’s “Cataloging and Classification I” course will have the ability to learn cataloging and classification firsthand by creating records in their own ILS.
Farmington Hills, Mich., July 20, 2011 — Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, today announced new updates to Gale LegalForms, its online legal resource designed to help public library patrons, law students and practicing lawyers create accurate and reliable legal documents. All LegalForms products now include the Law Digest module, which contains law summaries for each state as well as a detailed, yet easy-to-understand, legal question and answer (Q&A) section.
Bethesda, MD – July 19, 2011 – The Trinity Lutheran College of Everett, WA has selected LibLime as their vendor of choice to implement and support LibLime Koha, as their next generation, open source, Integrated Library System (ILS). The Trinity Lutheran College Library Director, Seong-heon Lee, was formerly at the Chicago Theological Seminary where he became familiar with LibLime Koha functionality, as well as the quality of service provided by Liblime.
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Centenary College Goes Live on Koha with ByWater Solutions
ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and official Koha support company, announced today that Centenary College of Hackettstown, NJ. is now live on their installation of the Koha integrated library system.
The Taylor Memorial Library's Koha installation went live in late May, and ByWater Solutions will be providing ongoing support and hosting services for them.
DUBLIN, Ohio, USA, July 18, 2011—A ground-breaking membership report from OCLC Research suggests that by transforming virtual reference (VR) service encounters into relationship-building opportunities, librarians can better leverage the positive feelings people have for libraries. This is critically important in a crowded online space where the biggest players often don’t have the unique experience and specific strengths offered by librarians.