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Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Library offers Web access to world-renowned collection devoted to history of motion pictures
Since its establishment in 1928, the library of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has grown into a world-renowned institution dedicated to documenting the history and development of motion pictures as an art form and an industry. The library is open to the public and is an important resource for scholars, students, researchers and industry professionals. Today, researchers, students and film aficionados worldwide can begin to explore these rich, unique collections online through the Margaret Herrick Library Digital Collections.
Gale Commemorates Readers’ Choice Distinction with Massive Giveaway
Farmington Hills, MI, Nov. 1, 2012 — Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, today announced its eBook platform, Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL), was voted “Best Overall Database” by the readers of Library Journal magazine. The company plans to commemorate the win with an unprecedented giveaway.
EBSCO Publishing Releases K-8 and High School E-book Collections
~New E-book Subscription Collections Align with
Common Core Guidelines for Grade K-8 and 9-12 ~
North Bethesda, MD, November 1, 2012- LibLime, a division of PTFS, announces that five new school libraries in the Rocky View School District (Alberta, Canada) have officially gone live on LibLime Koha. Bearspaw School, Muriel Clayton Middle School, Elbow Valley Elementary School, Rainbow Creek Elementary School, and Springbank Middle School are the newest schools to go-live on LibLime Koha.
Birmingham, Ala. — Wednesday, October 31, 2012 The — American Library Association (ALA) and EBSCO are partnering to offer seven scholarships for librarians to attend the 2013 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago. The meeting — which will take place June 27 – July 2, 2013 — offers an opportunity for continuing education, meetings, and interaction with colleagues.
Each EBSCO scholarship will be in the amount of $1,000. The scholarship money is to be used for conference registration, travel, and expenses.
North Bethesda, MD –October 26, 2012 – Students in Dr. Nashrawan Taha’s Automation of Information Centers and Libraries course at the University of Jordan will begin utilizing LibLime Koha this fall through LibLime's Koha with Class program.
LibLime and WALDO Announce the University of Advancing Technology Has Selected LibLime Academic Koha
North Bethesda, MD – October 18, 2012 – LibLime, a division of PTFS, and WALDO (Westchester Academic Library Director’s Organization) are proud to welcome the University of Advancing Technology (UAT) to the LibLime Academic Koha development group. The UAT has selected LibLime Academic Koha to replace its legacy ILS because of the advanced functionality of the features designed and deployed by the WALDO Development Group, as well as, the cost savings in annual support, maintenance, and hosting.
North Bethesda, MD, October 4, 2012 LibLime, a division of PTFS, announces that Rocky View School District is adding five more libraries to their district-wide LibLime Koha union catalog. Out of the five new schools, there are two elementary schools, two middle schools, and one K-8 school.
Kudzu Kidz, LLC. Launches Children’s Book, My Family Is Divorced, to Help Families Cope with Divorce
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, --No one enjoys going through a divorce especially when children are involved. Each family that struggles through a heart wrenching divorce will appreciate the positive messages throughout this book to help families cope with the devastating changes.
My Family is Divorced, is a unique book written and Illustrated by Anne Kline focusing on the reality parents and children face during a divorce.
What Is Kudzu Kidz?
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University Libraries is helping Oregon’s nine federally recognized tribes to preserve some of their most important historical records.
In August, OSU Libraries hosted the Oregon Tribal Archives Institute, a project created through a two-year grant from the Oregon State Library (http://www.oregon.gov/OSL/pages/index.aspx) that focused on providing in-depth archives and records management training for Oregon’s tribal nations.