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ALA's Advocacy Institute, entitled "Making our Voices Heard," will take
place from 1 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 18. The workshop will offer
advocacy essentials such as message development and coalition building
and offers a valuable opportunity to network and share ideas with
library advocates who work to meet the information needs of the Latino
community. Attendees will leave with the tools necessary to become
better advocates for their bilingual and multicultural communities and
campuses. Guest speakers will include Mario Ascencio, immediate
DALLAS, TX, August 7, 2008 – Amigos Library Services, Inc. now offers International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) Continuing Education Units for its approved online and face-to-face training courses.
The Branch District Library is the first library in the Michigan Evergreen project to go live with Evergreen, the consortial-quality open-source library automation software. This is the first step in a process that will see seven Michigan public libraries - with a total of twenty-one branches - migrating 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.
Washington, DC—Dr. Anne-Imelda Radice, Director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services ( IMLS ), announced today that 776 museums, libraries, and archives, representing every state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Guam have been selected to receive the IMLS Connecting to Collections Bookshelf.
Interested in knowing what libraries can do to encourage funding and public support? Or finding out which market research firm made a big recent acquisition? Or seeing just how the U.S. House of Representatives is looking into the tracking of your activities online?
You could track these stories down online yourself, or you could get them all in the keenly organized and freely available July 2008 Hill Library Trends Newsletter.
Marshall Public Library Goes Live With Evergreen
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Norcross, GA – July 29, 2008
Norcross, GA – July 22, 2008
Pemberton Public Library in British Columbia has become the 7th library in the BC SITKA consortium to go live with Evergreen, the consortial-quality open-source library automation software. Equinox Software Inc., the support and development company for Evergreen, provided assistance to SITKA’s migration team, who again led the way to another successful Evergreen migration. Pemberton Public Library’s new online catalogue can be viewed at http://pemberton.catalogue.bclibrary.ca/
DALLAS, Texas, July 21, 2008 – Amigos Library Services, Inc. is pleased to announce a new continuing education course series on marketing in libraries. The Marketing College Series, taught by library consultants Lou Wetherbee and Susan Loving as part of Amigos’ ongoing partnership with Wetherbee & Associates, will be held this fall in Dallas. The course series is for library managers, directors, and marketing staff.
Are you a librarian into user experience design? Got a website, content delivery service, or really cool idea you want to try out on a diverse professional audience? Want to share ideas and enthusiasm with librarians, information architects, usability engineers, user experience designers, and other information professionals?
You can do just that at InfoCamp Seattle 2008, an unconference for the user-centered information industry! It'll be in beautiful Seattle, in a renovated historic schoolhouse now called the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center. Save the date now: September 27-28, 2008.
A peer-reviewed, international quarterly, the Journal is published by Haworth Press, now part of the Taylor & Francis Group, with offices in
Philadelphia, London, and other countries. A complimentary sample copy may be
obtained by sending an e-mail to .
Papers are welcomed in the areas of:
* library website design
* usability testing of library or library-related sites
* cataloging or classification of web-based information
* international issues in web librarianship
* scholars' use of the web
* information architecture