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April 19, 2013, Medford, New Jersey--Information Today, Inc. (ITI) announced the publication of Handbook of Indexing Techniques: A Guide for Beginning Indexers, Fifth Edition by Linda K. Fetters.
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For 10 years, Ask Us 24/7 has been New York State’s “virtual reference desk,” allowing users to instantly chat with a librarian for research help any time of day, from any location.
In honor of the 10th anniversary year, Ask Us 24/7 will be holding commemorative activities including a series of Facebook posts on the service’s history and a contest for users, culminating in a “birthday” celebration at the New York Library Association conference in Niagara Falls in September. You can follow the activities by “liking” Ask Us 24/7 at www.facebook.com/askus247
The University of Nebraska Omaha is now live with OCLC WorldShare Management Services, making it the 100th institution worldwide to fully implement the new Web-based, cooperative library management and discovery services.
OCLC Research and the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) have awarded research grants to Lynne Bowker of the University of Ottawa, Kyung-Sun Kim of the University of Wisconsin–Madison, and Sei-Ching Joanna Sin of Nanyang Technological University and Sanghee Oh of Florida State University. The awards were presented January 24 at the ALISE 2013 Annual Conference Awards Reception in Seattle, Washington.
OCLC and FamilySearch International, the largest genealogy organization in the world, have signed an agreement that will enrich WorldCat and FamilySearch services with data from both organizations to provide users with more resources for improved genealogy research.
For Immediate Release
Tue, 01/22/2013 - 12:06
Contact: Jazzy Wright 
LITA , Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP), Washington Office (wo)
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the American Library Association (ALA) recognized five libraries for offering cutting-edge technologies in library services , honoring programs in Boston, New York, Tucson, Ariz., Orlando, Fla. and Le Roy, N.Y.
OCLC and Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, have agreed to make all Gale databases and archives fully discoverable through WorldCat Local, and to explore broadening discoverability of Gale collections through other applications available through the OCLC WorldShare Platform.
Michael Panzer, formerly Assistant Editor, has been named the 10th Editor-in-Chief of the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) system.
Mr. Panzer, who becomes the first DDC Editor-in-Chief from outside the United States, replaces Joan S. Mitchell, who has retired after serving with distinction in the position since 1993.
Equinox Software in Seattle for ALA Midwinter Meeting
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Duluth, GA —January 24, 2013
Equinox Software is in Seattle for the ALA Midwinter Meeting. Never ones to worry about being “sleepless”, Equinox staffers will be available during exhibit hours at booth 917 to answer questions about open source library software and provide demonstrations of both Evergreen and Koha.
Copyright Clearance Center Announces Partnership with
Amigos Library Services
Leading Provider of Licensing and Content Solutions Expands Reach in the Academic Marketplace
Danvers, Mass. – Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a not-for-profit organization and leading provider of licensing and content solutions, has announced a partnership with Amigos Library Services, one of the largest library service networks in the nation.