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Koha and LibLime are Chosen by The George School

Bethesda, MD – February 4, 2011 – The prestigious George School in Newton, PA has selected LibLime as their vendor of choice to implement Koha. The School is very excited to get Koha up and running to support their curriculum and research. Koha is the most widely used and fully functional open source Integrated Library System (ILS) available today.

Geek the Library awareness campaign increases library visibility and support among residents in pilot communities

Geek the Library, a community awareness campaign designed to highlight the value of public libraries and inform the public about critical library funding issues, positively changed community perceptions about libraries in a pilot, according to a new OCLC membership report. The report, Geek the Library: A Community Awareness Campaign www.oclc.org/reports/geekthelibrary.htm, offers a comprehensive overview of the pilot campaign completed in 2010.

Specialty University in Austria Chooses EBSCO Discovery Service™

~ EBSCO Discovery Service the Discovery Choice for Austria’s Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — February 1, 2011 —Austria’s Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst (Kunst Uni Graz) has made the decision to make EBSCO Discovery Service™(EDS) from EBSCO Publishing their discovery service. Music and art are the main focuses at Kunst Uni Graz. The university sees EDS as a way to offer more access to the electronic resources by using single search technologies.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Gale Launches New Contest to Unmask the Librarian Superheroes Among Us

Farmington Hills, Mich., Jan. 31, 2011 – Gale, part of Cengage Learning, today announced the launch of the Are you a Librarian Superhero contest to recognize the often heroic efforts put forth by librarians around the country, and to encourage other feats of greatness. Gale is calling on everyone – fellow librarians, library patrons, students and school administrators – to nominate a superhero librarian who is making a real difference for their library and community.

Macon Public Library of Macon MO. Goes Live on Koha with ByWater Solutions

January 31st, 2011
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Macon Public Library of Macon MO. Goes Live on Koha with ByWater Solutions

ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and official Koha support company, announced today that Macon Public Library of Macon, MO. is now live on their official Koha integrated library system.

The library's Koha installation went live today and they have partnered with ByWater Solutions for ongoing support services.

LAT RELEASES CASE STUDY ON SUCESFULL LAT-STENA IMPLEMENTATION Economy, Security, Efficiency Are Some Of The Unique Advantages of LAT-Stena For Libraries

Contact: Janie Cohen FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Telephone: 856-566-4121
Email: JanieC@LATcorp.com

LAT RELEASES CASE STUDY ON SUCESFULL LAT-STENA IMPLEMENTATION
Economy, Security, Efficiency Are Some Of The Unique Advantages of LAT-Stena For Libraries

Three Alberta Colleges Now Live with Koha as new consortium “Southern Alberta Libraries of Theology”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Norcross, GA —January 27, 2011

Alberta Bible College, Canadian Southern Baptist Seminary and College, and Rocky Mountain College have gone live with Koha as their next generation ILS, creating a new consortium that will be called Southern Alberta Libraries of Theology, or “SALT”. Equinox Software oversaw the installation and migration of data from their previous systems and is providing hosting and technical support for the new consortium.

arXiv Now Part of EBSCO Discovery Service™

~ Cornell University’s e-print Service Included in Base Index of EBSCO Discovery Service™ ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — January 27, 2010 — arXiv is the latest content source to become available via EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) from EBSCO Publishing. arXiv is an e-print service owned and operated by Cornell University offering an extensive archive of scientific papers. Metadata from arXiv will be added to the EDS Base Index, the most comprehensive and robust collection of metadata from the best content sources.

LibLime Welcomes Senior Software Engineer Dr. Robert Phillips to the Team

Bethesda, MD – January 25, 2011 – LibLime, a Division of PTFS is proud to announce that Dr. Robert Phillips has joined the LibLime Development team as a Senior Software Engineer.

EasyBib.com and OCLC collaborate to build library-branded citation service

DUBLIN, Ohio, January 25, 2011—OCLC and ImagineEasy Solutions, LLC are collaborating to create a customizable library version of ImagineEasy Solutions’ popular EasyBib.com service, the most popular online citation site on the Web. The EasyBib Library Edition service will be rolled out in a beta testing phase with select OCLC member libraries this month.