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Second Phase of Natural Resources Canada Libraries Now Live on Evergreen

Second Phase of Natural Resources Canada Libraries Now Live on Evergreen
Norcross, GA –March 3, 2010

Acton Public Library Partners with ByWater Solutions for Koha Implementation

March 2, 2010
Nathan Curulla
(888) 900-8944

Acton Public Library Partners with ByWater Solutions for Koha Implementation

ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and official Koha support company, announced today that Acton Public Library, of Old Saybrook, CT. has partnered with them for the installation and support of the community version of the Koha integrated library system.

Tech Logic announces second-generation Personal Payment System

WHITE BEAR LAKE, Minn. (Mar. 2, 2010) – Tech Logic has released its second-generation Personal Payment System. The improved design boasts a more compact footprint, reducing the product’s overall size by almost 25 percent. The new design will be revealed to librarians at the upcoming Public Library Association Conference in Portland, Oregon, March 24-26, 2010.

LAC announces its certification as a women’s business enterprise through the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).


CONTACT: Erin Beekhuis
(323) 852-1083

Los Angeles, CA – March 1, 2010 – Library Associates Companies (LAC), today announced their national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise Council – West (WBEC - West), a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

Learning Round Table Announces New Logo

CHICAGO, Feb. 25, 2010 – The Learning Round Table of the American Library Association unveiled a new logo on the Web site

The new logo contains a vibrant palette of colors including purple, blue, orange and green. The abstract design has many different meanings and the public is encouraged to comment on the ALA Learning site and describe what the design represents to them.

Delaware Libraries Support Environmental Education

The Delaware Association of Environmental Education’s Child in the Wild conference will take place on Saturday, February 27th at the historic Blue Ball Barn. The conference is for both formal and non-formal educators, and will present tools and case studies on introducing environmental concepts into classroom education...a program entitled "No Child Left Inside".

EBSCO Publishing and ULAKBİM Agreement Brings Additional Turkish Resources to EBSCOhost®

~ Renowned Collection of Turkish Databases Now Available via EBSCOhost® ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — February 25, 2010 — EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has expanded EBSCOhost® access in Turkey to comprehensive indexing of nearly all of Turkey’s prominent scholarly journals. EBSCO and ULAKBİM, the Turkish Academic Network and Information Centre, have signed an agreement enabling Turkish subscribers to access ULAKBİM Turkish National Databases collection via the EBSCOhost platform.

Registration Now Open for Digital Preservation for Digital Collaboratives!

BCR, LYRASIS and OCLC are proud to present a new workshop, Digital Preservation for Digital Collaboratives, designed to help digital collaboratives with existing digital collections develop and implement a long-term preservation option. 

The workshop, designed for multiple representatives from a collaborative, will provide the information and tools the collaborative needs to develop a long-term preservation plan that will work for its unique collections and organizations.

Newest ALA Affiliate: The Association of Jewish Libraries

For immediate release
For more info contact Heidi Estrin


Oregon Library Association vote to leave Pacific NW Library Assn

The Pacific Northwest Library Association, covering two provinces and four states in the Northwest, is one of the few cross-border library associations. We just celebrated our centennial in August 2009 in Missoula, Montana, with 200 attendees from our membership and affiliated associations in British Columbia, Alberta, Montana, Idaho, Washington, Oregon and Alaska.