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Michael Panzer named Editor-in-Chief of the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) system

Jan
24

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.

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Equinox Software in Seattle for ALA Midwinter Meeting

Jan
24

Equinox Software in Seattle for ALA Midwinter Meeting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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.

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Copyright Clearance Center Announces Partnership with Amigos Library Services

Jan
23

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.

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OCLC Shared Print Management Program to help libraries collaborate and manage collections using WorldCat

Jan
22

The new OCLC Shared Print Management Program is designed to help libraries register shared print collections holdings in WorldCat so that they can collaborate closely to more efficiently manage and share these collections.

A growing number of regional efforts are under way to consolidate and preserve print collections among multiple libraries in response to the widespread availability of digital resources and increasing pressure for space in campus library buildings.

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More publishers to add e-book metadata to WorldCat

Jan
21

OCLC has signed new agreements with leading publishers around the world to add more e-book metadata to WorldCat, the most comprehensive online database of resources available through libraries worldwide.

This new WorldCat metadata will be integrated into library management workflows using OCLC’s cataloging services and discoverable by users through a variety of library discovery services, including WorldCat Local and WorldCat.org.

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Amigos Library Services Presents Online Conference - HTML5 and CSS3: Ready for Prime Time?

Jan
21

Amigos Library Services will present a one-day online conference “HTML5 and CSS3: Ready for Prime Time?” on Friday, February 8. The conference will cover a variety of topics, such as making your website more accessible, transitioning to the future-friendly web, and using HTLM5 and CSS3 with Modernizr.

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Code4Lib Journal Call for Papers for Issue #20

Dec
11

The Code4Lib Journal (C4LJ) exists to foster community and share information among those interested in the intersection of libraries, technology, and the future. We are now accepting proposals for publication in our 20th issue. Don't miss out on this opportunity to share your ideas and experiences. To be included in the 20th issue, which is scheduled for publication in mid April 2013, please submit articles, abstracts, or proposals at:

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Librarians Without Borders hosts Prominent Guatemalan Educator and Social Activist

Nov
14

November, 2012 — Librarians Without Borders is proud to announce Jorge Chojolán’s North American speaking tour, which includes events in Toronto, London (ON), Ottawa, Montreal, and Los Angeles . Our Guatemalan partner, Jorge, is the founder and director of the Asturias Academy, a progressive K-12 school that offers education for students from low-income and indigenous families. The speaking events will focus on education reform, leadership, indigenous issues, libraries and literacy in Guatemala and take place from Nov. 11-29, 2012.

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More libraries join OCLC WorldShare Management Services community

Nov
12

Sixteen more libraries have announced that they have selected OCLC WorldShare Management Services, the first cooperative, Webscale library management services that streamline cataloging, acquisitions, circulation, license management and workflows with a powerful discovery and delivery tool for library users.

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