Bethesda, MD – September 8, 2011 – The Clint W. Murchison Memorial Library in Henderson County Texas has chosen LibLime Koha to replace their legacy Athena system. The Library has selected LibLime as their vendor of choice to implement and support LibLime Koha, as their next generation, open development, Integrated Library System (ILS).
OCLC and HathiTrust have signed an agreement that will allow OCLC to integrate the HathiTrust full-text index into OCLC services, enabling member libraries and their users to more easily discover resources from this important digital collection through WorldCat.
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Blind Latina Author’s Inspiring Story Reaches #1 on Amazon.com
VALLEY FORGE, PA - August 25, 2011
Not just a bad day, or a tough season, but a pitiful life. No matter what category you’re in, Janet Perez Eckles, in her Amazon #1 inspirational book, Simply Salsa: Dancing Without Fear at God’s Fiesta, reveals 10 secrets to overcome and triumph over the darkest times.
The Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication (ISSN 2162-3309) is a quarterly, peer-reviewed, open-access publication for original articles, reviews and case studies that analyze or describe the strategies, partnerships and impact of library-led digital projects, online publishing and scholarly communication initiatives.
LibLime’s Koha with Class starts off the Fall 2011 semester working with nine different library schools. Several of these schools will be participating in LibLime’s Koha with Class program for the first time.
LibLime’s Koha with Class program provides free support for the LibLime Koha with Class installations to library school faculty throughout the world to give them a chance to embed the use of an ILS into their coursework and curricula. Students gain practical experience with library automation software as they prepare to enter the library workforce.
ByWater Solutions Welcomes Thatcher Rea as Lead Support Specialist
ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and official Koha support company is proud to welcome Thatcher Rea as their Lead Support Specialist. Thatcher will be overseeing the support department for ByWater Solutions and will be in charge of the delegation and escalation of customer support issues.
~EBSCO Discovery Service™ Helps Merge the Research Experience of Both Novice and Advanced Users~
IPSWICH, Mass. — August 30, 2011 — EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) from EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has been selected by Asbury Theological Seminary in Kentucky as its discovery service. The seminary was looking for a way to merge the research experiences of both novice and advanced users and EBSCO Discovery Service allows its users to have as simple or as complex a research experience as needed.
August 30, 2011 — Amigos Library Services is pleased to announce that Mr. Craig Stephenson, City Manager for the City of Ponca City, OK, has been appointed to the Amigos Board of Directors. Mr. Stephenson replaces Mr. Joel Valdez, Tucson, AZ, who was unable to serve. He will serve a one-year term on the Board and be eligible for election next spring to complete the remaining two years of Mr. Valdez’s three-year term.