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Dallas, TX — Robert Watkins, Chief Operations Officer for Amigos Library Services, is retiring from Amigos effective June 30, 2011. Watkins informed Amigos of his decision earlier this year, ending a 24-year career that saw him rise steadily through the ranks of the organization and hold numerous positions of increasing responsibility.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Elaine M. Lasda Bergman (SLA Academic Division)
Tel.: 1(518) 442-3695
Judith M. Pantich (Director of Library Communications, UNC Chapel Hill)
Tel. : 1(919) 962-9301
UNC CHAPEL HILL LIBRARY IS PRESENTED WITH INNOVATION AWARD
~Emerging librarians receive funding for travel and conference expenses~
Birmingham, Ala. – June 8, 2011 – In co-sponsorship with the American Library Association (ALA), EBSCO awarded seven librarians $1,000 scholarships to attend the ALA Annual Conference June 23-28, 2011 in New Orleans.
~ Employee Training Centers Designed to Assist Companies with Compliance and Training Needs ~
IPSWICH, Mass. — May 23, 2011 — EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has expanded its corporate learning offerings to include a ready to use, web-based training center. EBSCO and Business & Legal Resources® (BLR) have signed an agreement enabling corporations and government agencies to subscribe to BLR’s Employee Training Center through EBSCO.
EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) Continues to Expand as Credo Reference Content Becomes Searchable Through EDS
~Credo’s Topic Pages and Reference Content to be Available During Discovery Process~
Implementing Technology Solutions in Libraries: As Libraries Face a Rising Tide of New Technologies and an Increasingly Tech-Savvy Public, This Book Is a Timely Guide to Creating and Managing Library Technology Projects and Meeting Patron Needs
For Immediate Release
Contact: Rob Colding
Information Today, Inc
609.654.6500 ext. 330
February 21, 2011, Medford, NJ—Information Today, Inc. (ITI) announced the publication of Implementing Technology Solutions in Libraries: Techniques, Tools, and Tips From the Trenchesby Karen C. Knox.
In this new book, Knox provides a practical, step-by-step approach to successfully implementing all kinds of technology projects in libraries and information centers.
Wallkill Public Library's will be holding an informational session on the brand new "Geek the Library" public awareness campaign. Wallkill Public Library is the first library in NYS to jump on board, joining over 100 libraries in the Midwest and south to help change perceptions about libraries, librarians and public funding.
Boston College Libraries Is One of the First in the Nation to Serve Students with a Mobile App
~Academic Journals and Other Scholarly Content on JSTOR Will be Searchable for EDS Customers~
IPSWICH, Mass. — January 5, 2011 — EBSCO Publishing and JSTOR have come to an agreement to load metadata from the more than 1000 academic journals on JSTOR to EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS). The addition of JSTOR metadata to the EDS Base Index extends the search experience and further enhances the quality of metadata available to EDS customers.
New Product Will Free University Libraries to Create Budgets That Reflect Patron Needs