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Code4Lib Journal Issue 30 now available

The Editorial Committee of the Code4Lib Journal is pleased to announce its 30th issue is now available at, with the following lineup.

Editorial Introduction: It’s All About Data, Except When It’s Not.
Carol Bean
Data capture and use is not new to libraries. We know data isn’t everything, but it is ubiquitous in our work, enabling myriads of new ideas and projects. Articles in this issue reflect the expansion of data creation, capture, use, and analysis in library systems and services.

New Arts and Crafts for Librarians Online Workshops Offered in September Line Up from Art Teacher on the Net

San Diego, CA-August 21, 2014

Along with the highly recommended, approved for LEU (Indiana,) and popular Art for Librarians, Tweens and Teens Going Green! Art Programming for Librarians, It's Fun to be Green-Art Programming (Ages 5-12 Emphasis,) and Go Green! Babies, Toddlers, Preschool and Kinders, online workshops, librarians will have new choices in September from Art Teacher on the Net located at

The following 4 week online workshops will be offered:

Making Maker Spaces Programming

NISO Releases Recommended Practice on Demand-Driven Acquisition of Monographs for Public Comment

The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) is seeking comments on the draft recommended practice Demand-Driven Acquisition of Monographs (NISO RP‑20‑201x). Launched in June 2012, the NISO Demand Driven Acquisition (DDA) Working Group was charged with developing a flexible model for DDA (also referred to as patron-driven acquisition) that works for publishers, vendors, aggregators, and libraries.

American Society for Indexing Appoints New Book Series Editor ASI Immediate Past-President Pilar Wyman to Helm ASI Books, an Expanding Program of How-To Guides and Handbooks for the Professional Indexing, Abstracting, and Taxonomy Communities

Tempe, AZ—March 24, 2014. The American Society for Indexing (ASI) has announced the appointment of Pilar Wyman, the immediate Past‐President of ASI, as editor of the association’s professional book series effective May 1, 2014. Long‐time series editor Enid L. Zafran will consign the role to Wyman during a ceremony at the start of the annual ASI conference being held this year in Charleston, SC.

Buying and Selling Information: New Book by an Information Industry Veteran Offers Win–Win Guidance for Librarians Who Buy Expensive Databases and the Vendor Reps Who Sell Them

March 24, 2014, Medford, New Jersey—Information Today, Inc. (ITI) announced the publication, in print and ebook editions, of Michael L. “Mike” Gruenberg’s Buying and Selling Information: A Guide for Information Professionals and Salespeople to Build Mutual Success.

Code4Lib Journal Issue #20 Published

The Code4Lib Journal editors are excited to bring you this latest issue with seven articles.   Issue #20 can be found at

ASIS&T Changes Its Name, Enhances Its Global Mission

With nearly 90% of all ballots cast voting in favor of a name change, the American Society for Information Science and Technology has become the Association for Information Science and Technology.

While the ASIS&T acronym stays the same, the name change recognizes the growing influence of ASIS&T in the international arena. The opportunities and challenges with respect to the science and technology of information are increasingly international in focus and scope. ASIS&T supports members around the globe in addressing these opportunities and challenges.

Center for Jewish History to establish The Lillian Goldman Reference Services Division.


New York -- The Center for Jewish History in New York City, one of the world’s foremost centers for the intellectual and cultural exploration of the modern Jewish experience, has announced a $1.5 million grant from The Lillian Goldman Charitable Trust. In honor of this support, the Center will establish The Lillian Goldman Reference Services Division.