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Amigos Library Services Presents Online Conference – Preservation: Back to Basics

Aug
20

DALLAS, TX, August 19, 2013 – Amigos Library Services will present a one-day online conference “Preservation: Back to Basics” Thursday, September 19. The conference will cover a variety of topics, including in-house book and paper repair, emergency preparedness and disaster planning, preservation of analog and digital photos, audio cassette reformatting, and much more.

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OCLC names five librarians to participate in 2014 Jay Jordan IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development Fellowship Program

Aug
20

OCLC, along with the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), has named five librarians chosen to participate in the Jay Jordan IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development Fellowship Program for 2014.

The 2014 Jordan IFLA/OCLC Fellows were announced today by Skip Prichard, OCLC President and CEO, at a news conference during the World Library and Information Congress: 79th IFLA General Conference and Assembly in Singapore.

The 2014 Jordan IFLA/OCLC Fellows are:

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Amigos Receives TSLAC Grant to Fund E-book Project

Aug
05

Dallas, TX — Amigos Library Services (Amigos) announces it has received a Library Cooperation Grant from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC). The grant will help fund a project to develop a new e-book distribution platform. The planned service will provide e-books for library patrons, searchable through an Amigos search interface or a local library catalog. Amigos will create the platform and negotiate directly with publishers to obtain content. The grant funds will be provided from the U.S.

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ASIS&T Makes Key Editorial Appointment

Aug
01

For Immediate Release
For information contact:
John B. Bryans
Information Today, Inc.
609.654.6266 or
800.300.9868, ext. 134

August 1, 2013. The Association of Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) in cooperation with Information Today, Inc. (ITI) has announced the appointment of Dr. Gerald Benoît as Editor of the ASIS&T Monograph Series. In this role, Benoît will acquire and develop print and digital monographs covering a range of practical and theoretical topics in information science and technology and allied disciplines.

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Copyright Clearance Center Awards Scholarships to Academic Librarians to Attend American Library Association Annual Conference

Jul
25

Also Announcing Call for Submissions for Academic Librarians to Receive a Travel Stipend to Attend the Upcoming Charleston Conference

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Copyright Clearance Center Enhances Get It Now

Jun
28

Award-Winning Academic Solution Now Integrated with OCLC’s Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Fee Management Service

Five New Publishers Added

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NISO to Develop Standards and Recommended Practices for Altmetrics

Jun
20

Grant from Sloan Foundation will fund community-informed effort to standardize collection and use of alternative metrics measuring research impact

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Amigos Board Announces Election Results, Selects Officers for 2013-14

May
28

Dallas, TX — Amigos Library Services is pleased to announce the following persons have been elected to new three-year terms on the Amigos Board of Directors:

• Ms. Polly Boruff-Jones, Director of Library & Information Services, Drury University, Springfield, MO
• Ms. Gretchen McCord, Attorney and Consultant, Digital Information Law, Austin, TX, Independent Director
• Mr. Steve Potter, Library Director and Chief Executive Officer, Mid-Continent Public Library, Independence, MO

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