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The Bottom Line: Managing Library Finances (TBL) is Seeking Submissions.

An established print and online journal, The Bottom Line's major focus is on library finances, library development activities, dealing with library budgets and personnel, and changes in libraries due to economic challenges. The journal is especially interested in articles on the topics below from archives, museums, and other information organizations as well.

Toilet Training Book Revised to Include Special Needs, Early Training

"Mommy! I Have to Go Potty! A Parent's Guide to Toilet Training," 978-0-9650477-2-2, has been revised by pediatric advice nurse Helen F. Neville to include children with special needs, early training, the affect of a child's temperament on the pace of training and how to work with a child-care provider during toilet training.

First published in 1996, this is one of Parenting Press's most popular books because of its practical approach and real-life anecdotes. 176 pages, $14.95, paperback, ISBN 978-0-9650477-1-5.

Parenting Press Revises Children's Book That Shows Kids Coping with Domestic Violence

How can kids understand—and cope—when their parents fight? Based on a true story, "Something Is Wrong at My House: A Book about Parents' Fighting" is a 32-page book that shows a child seeking, and finally obtaining, help in a domestic violence situation.

Written by Diane Davis so that it can be used with both the very young, and the school-age child, "Something Is Wrong at My House" provides brief text with illustrations on one page of each two-page spread, and more detailed information on the facing page.

Recognizing Child Molesters and Protecting Children Topic of "Out of Harm's Way"

How can parents shield a child from sexual exploitation? How can they and other adults recognize when a child is being sexually abused? "Out of Harm's Way: A Parent's Guide to Protecting Young Children from Sexual Abuse" provides this badly needed information without scare tactics.

New Children's Book Shows Small Boy Coping with Abandonment by Parent

How does a child cope when a parent disappears? "Where Is My Mommy? Coping When a Parent Leaves (And Doesn't Come Back)" is ideal for sharing with a child who can't understand why Mom or Dad is gone, and when—if ever—the parent might return. Launches New Online Thesaurus

August 16, 2010 -- San Mateo, CA -- WORDNIK.COM, the online dictionary and language resource, today launched a new, smarter online thesaurus that shows related words in context to help writers find the right word quickly and accurately.

Traditional online thesauruses show related words, but ignore context. They don't tell you that people like brownies that are moist but not brownies that are damp, or that it doesn't make sense to moisten your enthusiasm.

Call for Papers: Code4Lib Journal

Call for Papers (and apologies for cross-posting):

The Code4Lib Journal (C4LJ) exists to foster community and share information among those interested in the intersection of libraries, technology, and the future.

The Code4Lib Journal is now accepting proposals for publication in its 12th

LAC Group Named in Top-100

LAC Group named by Los Angeles Business Journal as one of the city’s top women-owned businesses. Owner/founder Deborah Schwarz and her quickly growing company of more than 350 employees came in 34th. To see the full listing, visit

“We have consistently exceeded our revenue and profit targets, a testament to our unfailing focus on our clients’ success,” said Deborah Schwarz, president & CEO.

EBSCO Discovery Service™ News Content—A Growing Amount of Information for Discovery Customers

~Partnership with NewsBank Provides EBSCO Discovery Service™ Users Access to More than 100 Million News Articles ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — August 12, 2010 — While EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) is focused on bringing journal and book coverage to library users, the amount of news content already in the service has grown to more than 100 million articles since January 2010—from its partnership with NewsBank alone. Additional news content sources and the addition of more than 10,000 articles each day means a rapidly expanding news content collection brings added value to EDS users.

LAC Legal Staffing Grows in Size & Abilities

For Immediate Release

LAC Legal Staffing is also very pleased to announce the addition of two new team members. Rita Holden, a senior litigation paralegal with expertise in the management of multi-million dollar class action lawsuits, has joined the Denver office as a Senior Recruiter. Her valuable experience will assure clients that they will continue to receive only on-point resumes of qualified candidates. Kendra Palmer, a recent summa cum laude graduate with a degree in English from the University of Colorado, has also joined the team.