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Friends Book Sale in Sun City West Arizona

The R.H. Johnson Friends of the Library in Sun City West, AZ holds four book sales each year open to the general public; the next will be held on Saturday, August 7th from 8 AM until 2 PM.

We offer more than 3,000 books in all categories, puzzles, VHS and
audio tapes, CDs, and childrens' books at very low prices. We are listed on
booksalefinder.com.

The Luther Rice Seminary and University Partners with ByWater Solutions for Koha Support and Hosting

July 19th, 2010
CONTACT:
Nathan Curulla
(888) 900-8944
sales@bywatersolutions.com

The Luther Rice Seminary and University Partners with ByWater Solutions for Koha Support and Hosting

ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and official Koha support company, announced today that the Luther Rice Seminary and University, of Lithonia, GA. has partnered with them for the hosting and support of their official Koha integrated library system installation.

The Library switched to Koha from their Winnebago Spectrum system in 2009.

LYRASIS Partners with Creekside Digital to Offer Expanded Microfilm Scanning Services

Atlanta, GA, — July 15, 2010 — LYRASIS partners with Creekside Digital, specialists in document digitization, to address members’ needs for expanded microfilm scanning services.

Auraria Library invests in Bibliotheca RFID: University of Colorado Denver hybrid system to support both EM and RFID to make transition easy and affordable

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – July 1, 2010 – Bibliotheca Inc., open RFID solutions partner of choice to 1,000 library locations worldwide, announced today that Auraria Library, serving three academic institutions in Denver – the University of Colorado Denver, the Metropolitan State College of Denver and the Community College of Denver – will be outfitting its tri-institutional campus library with Bibliotheca dual- aisle hybrid gates as well as hybrid self-check stations. Installation is scheduled for the third quarter of 2010.

New Mexico State Library Selects Koha and Equinox

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Norcross, GA — July 13, 2010
The New Mexico State Library is contracting with Equinox Software, Inc to host two Koha databases, one for the State Library's Books By Mail program and one for their Rural Bookmobiles service. Equinox is also providing data migration services and support.

Washington Libraries Connect With More Patrons On-the-Go Utilizing Mosio's Text a Librarian - State begins pilot mobile reference program starting with 9 libraries.

San Francisco, CA, July 13, 2010 – Mosio, the leader in text messaging (SMS) solutions for libraries, today announced a mobile reference pilot program with 9 public and academic library systems in Washington State. The pilot is made possible by the Washington State Library, making use of funds from the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA), provided through the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).

EBSCO Publishing and Thomson Reuters Agreement Enables Mutual Customers Access to Web of ScienceSM via EBSCO Discovery Service™

~Mutual Customers Benefit from Agreement Allowing Web of Science Content to be Accessed from within EBSCO Discovery Service™ ~

Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary Partners with ByWater Solutions for Koha Support and Implementation

July 9th, 2010
CONTACT:
Nathan Curulla
(888) 900-8944
sales@bywatersolutions.com

Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary Partners with ByWater Solutions for Koha Support and Implementation

ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and official Koha support company, announced today that the Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary, of Allen Park, MI. has partnered with them for the installation and support of the official Koha integrated library system.

Registration fee waived for librarians attending Boston Book Show

Librarians from throughout the United States, but especially New York and New England, are invited to attend the Great American Bargain Book Show scheduled for Boston’s Hynes Convention Center on Thursday-Friday, August 19-20.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Here’s good news for librarians looking to make their book purchase dollars go further in a time when the national economy is contracting and budgets are shrinking.

ALA Round Table Learning Showcase

From the American Library Association ALA Learning Round Table Blog a report on the Learning Round Table's Training Showcase held on Monday, June 28th 2010 in Washington DC.