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Birmingham, Ala. – Dec. 14, 2011 – In co-sponsorship with the American Library Association (ALA), EBSCO awarded five librarians $1,500 scholarships to attend the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Dallas, Jan. 20–24, 2012. As part of the application process, librarians were asked to write an essay on the topic: "If you could change anything about your current workplace or job responsibilities, how would you position them to meet future needs?"
The Georgia Writers Association (GWA) announces the call for nominations for the 48th Annual Georgia Author of the Year Awards (GAYA).
For Immediate Release - 12.07.11
Mosio Improves Mobile Patron Relationship Management With New Text a Librarian Features
Text Message Alerts, Announcements and Single Patron Messaging Functionality Enables Increased Engagement with More Patrons on their Mobile Devices
For Immediate Release
TESSERACTS SIXTEEN NOW OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS
(Calgary, Alberta) EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing is delighted to announce that the Canadian speculative fiction anthology "Tesseracts Sixteen: Parnassus Unbound", is now open for submissions.
ABOUT THE TESSERACTS SERIES
Farmington Hills, Mich., December 5, 2011 — Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, today announced a totally redesigned user interface for Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL), its online ebook platform. After extensive user analysis and market feedback, the interface has been overhauled with improved navigation and organization, and a vibrant and engaging display to draw in students, researchers, professionals and general readers.
OCLC, together with OCLC Global Council and members, is taking the cooperative’s ongoing strategy to help libraries operate and innovate at Webscale to a much broader level with the introduction of OCLC WorldShare, a new platform and a new brand that signals OCLC’s commitment to greater collaboration in library service delivery.
OCLC is launching the OCLC WorldShare Platform, which will enable library developers, partners and other organizations to create, configure and share a wide range of applications that deliver new functionality and value for libraries and their users.
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Norcross, GA —December 1, 2011
Equinox Software is proud to announce two scholarships for the Code4Lib Conference in Seattle, WA February 6-9 2012. Equinox Software will reimburse travel and accommodation expenses up to $750.00 for two full-time library staff members from libraries currently running Evergreen or Koha ILS. The awardees will also receive free registration to Code4Lib.
Equinox Software Announces Building Purchase and Move
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Norcross, GA —November 30, 2011
Equinox Software is excited to announce that the company has purchased a new office building and will be relocating to 3850 Peachtree Industrial
Boulevard in Duluth, GA. Moving day is currently set for Saturday, December 3rd with all operations expected to be up and running on Monday, December
Bethesda, MD, November 15, 2011 Valentine Independent School District (ISD), of Valentine Texas, has chosen LibLime Koha. Valentine ISD has selected LibLime as their vendor of choice to implement and support LibLime Koha, as their next generation, open development, Integrated Library System (ILS). The School District explored a variety of free and openly available ILS solutions and after extensive research, decided upon the LibLime Koha flavor, as it is the most feature rich and well-supported open development ILS available.
ByWater Solutions Welcomes Ed Veal as Development Support Specialist
ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and official Koha support company is proud to welcome Ed Veal as Development Support Specialist. Ed will be assisting in the support of the 400 plus libraries being supported by ByWater nationwide, as well as taking part in ByWater's OPAC customization projects.