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La Vergne, TN (October 2, 2008) – Ingram Digital SM, an Ingram content company focused on solutions for digital content management, hosting, distribution and promotion, today announced that it is launching three collections of Information Technology (IT) titles by leading IT publisher IGI Global on the MyiLibrary™ e-content aggregation platform.
The September 2008 issue of the Hill Library Trends Newsletter is now available. In this month’s newsletter, you’ll find a potential revolution for your library catalog, a disagreement over how employees use social media at work, and the collective small business response to the failed economic bailout.
Library of Congress' National Book Festival to Offer Variety of Interactive Family Activities - National Mall, Saturday, September 27
The Library of Congress' National Book Festival offers fun-filled interactive activities for the whole family. This free cultural event offers something for readers of all ages to enjoy, including appearances by popular storybook characters, book signings, musical performances and readings by award-winning authors.
hakia Issues Open Call to Librarians and Information Professionals: Help Us Guide Web Searchers to Credible Web Sites
WASHINGTON, DC – September 22, 2008 – Semantic search engine hakia today announced an open call to librarians and information professionals to participate in a new program to unlock credible and free Web resources to Web searchers. Currently, hakia is generating credibility-stamped results for health and medical searches to guide users towards credible Web content. These results come from credible Web sites vetted by the Medical Library Association.
The August issue of _CD HotList: New Releases for Libraries_ is now up and viewable at this URL:
This month's recommended titles include a recently discovered Scarlatti oratorio; wind concertos by the Stamitz brothers; modern music for the viola d'amore; a new album by Jakob Dylan; old stuff from Memphis Minnie; a boxed set retrospective from the legendary Vee-Jay label; and much, much more. Enjoy!
Assoc. Dir. for Scholarly Resources & Collections Marriott Library University of Utah
Seeking Submissions from Practicing Librarians (U.S. and Canada) for The Published Librarian: Successful Professional and Personal Writing (publisher: American Library Association)
Foreword: Bob Blanchard, Adult Services Librarian, Des Plaines Public
Library. Contributor to Illinois Library Association Reporter; Thinking
Outside the Book: Essays for Innovative Librarians (McFarland, 2008)
Introductory Note: Wayne Jones, Head of Central Technical Services,
Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Ed., Ontario Library
Association, Access; Ed., E-Journals Access and Management (Routledge,
Contributors need publication experience in order to write practical,
concise, how-to articles to guide the reader. No previously published,
The August 2008 edition of the Hill Library Trends Newsletter is now available. This month, find stories on business library best practices, a new online networking site for librarians from OCLC, a run-down of the trouble with social media, and breaking coverage of two new business terms: “Generation V” and “IT Everywhere.”
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"Actively managing our archival data allows us to move the least used files to less expensive storage," said Mark Weber, lead system administrator for the library. "Digital objects that are frequently used remain on our high performing storage area network. As a research library, however, we are also responsible for data curation and preservation on files that might be needed once every five, ten, or fifty years. The Maestro File Manager file-level assessment helps us make sure we are leveraging our storage environment most efficiently.
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