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IBM today announced a new family of products for archiving email, classifying content and searching multiple information sources -- independent of where and how the content was created, processed and archived. IBM Content Collection and Archiving products are designed to help clients take back control and unlock the business value of their content, while enforcing regulatory compliance and operational policies and reducing total cost of ownership.
Report Buyer, has added a new report examining the potential impact of digitisation and other trends on the book market in the UK.
“Bookselling: Market report 2008” reports that the greatest challenge facing the bookselling industry is the wholesale digitisation of printed matter.
The report shows that leading publishers are digitising their backlists and preparing to digitise all their new books. Digitisation will make two things possible: e-books and print-on-demand books.
Text a Librarian Makes it Easy For Libraries and Schools to Create Their Own Mobile Messaging Reference Services
Live, mobile Q&A system to power top universities, including UC Berkeley and the University of Kansas
San Francisco, CA–October 8, 2008—Every year, libraries answer more than 374 million reference questions, according to the American Library Association. Mosio, the award-winning mobile Q&A community, today announced the launch of Text a Librarian (www.textalibrarian.com), a new service that helps libraries set up mobile Q&A systems so they may answer students and patrons’ questions instantly via text message to any mobile phone.
WOBURN, Mass., BUSINESS WIRE -- Inmagic will attend the Internet Librarian Conference 2008 (booth 217) and provide attendees with a sneak peak into Inmagic(R) Presto 3.0 - the latest in social knowledge management. Presto 3.0 will be made available for customer deployment October 31st, and is the latest version of the company's flagship social knowledge management platform used by leading organizations such as NASA, Newsweek, The Lincoln Center for Performing Arts, RV Anderson Associates, Ltd., and OPHEA.
Eloquent Systems Launches Introductory SaaS Solution for Managing Special Libraries and Archives and Making Collections Accessible to the World over the Internet
Eloquent Systems has recently re-packaged the base components of its Eloquent Librarian™ and Eloquent Archives™ products to create an introductory solution for Special Libraries and Archives. The Eloquent offer provides librarians, archivists and other knowledge managers with a very affordable solution for managing their collections while also allowing them to make their collections more accessible to global Internet searchers. The new solutions are now available for as little as $98.50 per month.
Erie Looking Productions To Offer PR Assistance To Libraries On Contract-Basis
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--24 September 2008
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.
Ingram Digital SM Rolls Out Patron Select e-Book Program for Greater Western Library Alliance Members
Participating research libraries can customize content collections based
on patrons’ requirements and usage patterns
LA VERGNE, TN –The Greater Western Library Alliance (GWLA) has selected
Ingram Digital SM, an Ingram Content Company focused on solutions for
digital content management, distribution and promotion, to launch the
consortium’s first user driven e-book program.
A consortium of 31 research libraries located in the Midwestern and
Western U.S., GWLA is offering members the ability to leverage Ingram
Digital’s inventory of more than 100,000 academic and scholarly titles
Today, ebrary(R), a leading provider of e-content services and technology, has announced that it has become the first e-book provider to become Serials Solutions KnowledgeWorks Certified. As a KnowledgeWorks Certified content provider, ebrary will provide more flexible ways for customers to find and access titles in their subscription e-book databases through Serials Solutions e-resource access and management services.
Marshall Public Library Goes Live With Evergreen
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Norcross, GA – July 29, 2008