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DUBLIN, Ohio, March 8, 2011—CONTENTdm 6, the latest version of OCLC’s popular CONTENTdm Digital Collection Management software, offers a complete redesign for the end-user experience along with new website configuration tools that enable digital collection administrators to easily customize their collections websites without programming expertise. CONTENTdm now offers new customization options, new architecture and improvements for search engine optimization.
Geek the Library awareness campaign increases library visibility and support among residents in pilot communities
Geek the Library, a community awareness campaign designed to highlight the value of public libraries and inform the public about critical library funding issues, positively changed community perceptions about libraries in a pilot, according to a new OCLC membership report. The report, Geek the Library: A Community Awareness Campaign www.oclc.org/reports/geekthelibrary.htm, offers a comprehensive overview of the pilot campaign completed in 2010.
DUBLIN, Ohio, January 25, 2011—OCLC and ImagineEasy Solutions, LLC are collaborating to create a customizable library version of ImagineEasy Solutions’ popular EasyBib.com service, the most popular online citation site on the Web. The EasyBib Library Edition service will be rolled out in a beta testing phase with select OCLC member libraries this month.
DUBLIN, Ohio, January 20, 2011—Americans are using libraries a lot more as the economic downturn has impacted lives, careers and incomes. Americans see increased value in libraries and the value that libraries provide to their communities, and report even stronger appreciation of the value librarians bring to the information search experience, according to a new membership report by OCLC, a nonprofit library services and research organization.
DUBLIN, Ohio, January 18, 2011—OCLC and the HathiTrust have developed a unique WorldCat Local user interface for discovery of items accessible through the HathiTrust Digital Library. The WorldCat Local prototype (http://hathitrust.worldcat.org) for the HathiTrust Digital Library was designed and implemented by both organizations in close cooperation as a means to further develop a shared digital library infrastructure.
DUBLIN, Ohio, January 8, 2011—OCLC and Amigos Library Services, two leading nonprofit library membership organizations, have entered into a new partnership to provide libraries with expanded implementation, training and education services for OCLC’s new Web-scale Management Services.
MacArthur Foundation funds ‘Reference Extract’ to draw on librarians’ expertise and add credibility to Web search experience
DUBLIN, Ohio, January 6, 2011—The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has awarded $350,000 to fund researchers and developers from OCLC, the information schools of Syracuse University and the University of Washington and Zepheira LLC to continue work creating a more credible Web search experience based on the unique expertise, services and input from librarians worldwide.
Journal of Library Innovation has just published its latest issue at
http://www.libraryinnovation.org. We invite you to visit our web site to
review articles and items of interest.
Thank you for your continuing interest in our journal,
Journal of Library Innovation
Vol 1, No 2 (2010)
Table of Contents
The Price of Innovation (3-5)
Innovative Practice: Reports from the Field
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
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.