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Flying Solo: Learn about freelancing at Red Clay Writers Conference What you need to know before embarking on a freelancing career. Ed Gandia, will share his formula for success in freelance writing at The Red Clay Writers Conference

Flying Solo: Learn about freelancing at Red Clay Writers Conference
What you need to know before embarking on a freelancing career. Ed Gandia, will share his formula for success in freelance writing at The Red Clay Writers Conference

Hands-On History at the Red Clay Writers Conference

November 6, 2010 Noon until 6PM. Kennesaw, Georgia. The Red Clay Writers Conference will feature a tour of the Bentley Rare Book Room Gallery at Kennesaw State University. Sponsored by Georgia Writers Association.

American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals Collections: Series 3 (1838-1852) Now Available from EBSCO Publishing

~ Third Series from American Antiquarian Society Digital Archive Collection Now Available via EBSCOhost® ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — October 28, 2010 — EBSCO Publishing has released the third of five series from American Antiquarian Society (AAS) with American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 3. The series is part of a collection that provides digital access to what is by far the most comprehensive collection of American periodicals published between 1691 and 1877.

Aksaray University in Turkey Selects EBSCO Discovery Service™

~ Newest University in Turkey Opts for EBSCO Discovery Service™ to Lead Students in a New Direction for Search and Discovery ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — October 26, 2010 — Aksaray University in Turkey has selected EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) from EBSCO Publishing. The University, founded in 2006, refers to itself as the New Face of Awareness and strives to have a new vision for education. Adding EDS presents the library’s resources via a single search box and ties into the university’s vision to be innovative and provide students with the best information in an easy-to-use format.

Lebanon Schools and Douglas-North Canaan Library Go Live on Evergreen

Lebanon Schools and Douglas-North Canaan Library Go Live on Evergreen
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Norcross, GA — October 26, 2010
The Lebanon School Libraries and Douglas-North Canaan Library have gone live with Evergreen open source ILS as the latest BibliOak Libraries. BibliOak is the consortium of development partner libraries for Bibliomation. Equinox Software assisted with the migrations and continues to provide ongoing technical support for all the Bibliomation development partner libraries.

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels by Douglas Adams

Douglas Adams has written a very informative article about literary forgeries and hoaxes in the Oct.24th issue of Confessions of a Bookplate Junkie
Http://bookplatejunkie.blogspot.com

"I am a novice when it comes to the bookplate, but as a book collector I have come to appreciate the art and provenance that a bookplate can impart. I collect books on literary forgery and this encompasses, for me, fakes, frauds, forgeries and the occasional hoax. In a collection comprised of about 400 volumes, there are a number of books with ex libris. A few of my personal favorites are displayed here."

Northwest Georgia Regional Library Joins PINES on Evergreen

Northwest Georgia Regional Library Joins PINES on Evergreen
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Norcross, GA — October 25, 2010
Northwest Georgia Regional Library has gone live with Evergreen as part of the PINES Consortium. Equinox Software, founded by the developers of Evergreen, provided data migration services and will continue to provide 24x7 technical support to all the PINES libraries.

ABC-CLIO and EBSCO Publishing Agreement Creates Additional Options for EBSCO Discovery Service™ Users

ABC-CLIO and EBSCO Publishing Agreement Creates Additional Options for EBSCO Discovery Service™ Users
~ New Agreement Allows for ABC-CLIO eBook Collection to be Searchable from within EBSCO Discovery Service™ ~

McMaster University and DynaMed™ Partner to Identify Practice-Changing Evidence Across Medical Disciplines

~Partnership Brings Together Two of the Best Systems for Monitoring High-Quality Medical Research to Impact Patient Care ~

University of Zululand in South Africa Selects EBSCO Discovery Service™

University of Zululand in South Africa Selects EBSCO Discovery Service™
~ Rural Location, Limited Staffing and the Need for a Comprehensive Solution Impact the Decision to Use EBSCO Discovery Service™ ~