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(NEW YORK, October 1, 2008) The Scholarly Communication Program of Columbia University Libraries/Information Services is pleased to present a six-event speaker series on today's pivotal issues in scholarly communication, exploring how scholars and researchers can take advantage of new and powerful ways of creating, sharing, reusing, and preserving knowledge.
NYSALB is seeking nominations for the Velma Moore Award to be presented at the Trustee Institute to be held May 1 and 2 in Syracuse, New York.
The Grand Rapids Public Library has gone live with Evergreen, the consortial-quality open-source library automation software. GRPL follows Branch District Library in Branch County as the second of seven public libraries in the Michigan Evergreen project that will migrate to Evergreen by the end of the year. Michigan Evergreen is a shared-catalog project administered by the Michigan Library Consortium (MLC). Equinox Software, Inc., the support and development company for Evergreen, provided bumper-to-bumper support during the data migration process.
Norcross, GA – September 29, 2008
The National Weather Center Library has selected Evergreen, the consortial-quality open-source library automation software, as their next-generation integrated library system (ILS). In preparation, they have signed a contract with Equinox Software, Inc. for complete data migration. After the Evergreen catalog has gone live, Equinox will continue to serve the library with technical support as well as full-service data hosting.
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Version 73 of the Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography is now available from Digital Scholarship.
This selective bibliography presents over 3,350 articles, books, and other printed and electronic sources that are useful in understanding scholarly electronic publishing efforts on the Internet.
The Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography: 2007 Annual Edition (PDF file) is also available.
Hussey-Mayfield Public Library in Zionsville, Indiana has gone live with Evergreen, the consortial-quality open-source library automation software. This is the first step in a process that will see seventeen Indiana public libraries migrate to Evergreen by the end of 2008 as part of Indiana Evergreen, a shared-catalog project administered by the Indiana State Library. Equinox Software, Inc., the support and development company for Evergreen, provided bumper-to-bumper support during the Hussey-Mayfield migration.
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.”
Burns Lake Public Library of the British Columbia SITKA Consortium has become the 8th library in the British Sitka consortium to go live with Evergreen, the consortial-quality open-source library automation software.
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