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ALA offers Recognition Awards and Grants
CHICAGO – Nominate yourself, colleagues or your library for the 2009 American Library Association (ALA) Recognition Awards and Grants.
Unless otherwise noted, the deadline for awards is December 1.
The following lists the major ALA awards with the Web sites for application guidelines:
At the September 26, 2008, BCR Board of Trustees meeting, incumbent Board chair, Greg Cotton, Interim College Librarian, Cole Library, Cornell College (IA), welcomed new and returning members to the BCR Board of Trustees.
I recently started a new position as a cataloging librarian for a library services and staffing company headquartered in Wilton, CT -- I am located in lovely Fort Wayne, IN. One of the benefits of the position is my ability to telecommute from home. One of my first actions in my new position was to look for resources for telecommuting librarians and a place to be able to network and have discussions with other telecommuters on a regular and ongoing basis.
October 6th Stories Fly Around the World in Fifteen Schools to celebrate International School Libraries Month
London, October 3, 2008: From Stockport, via Louisiana to Saigon, a British School Library Manager is organising a global creative writing day for fifteen schools in three continents on October 6th, the UK designated celebration Day of International School Libraries Month, and is supported by five acclaimed British children's authors.
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.
(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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