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Five local libraries honored for offering cutting-edge services

For Immediate Release
Tue, 01/22/2013 - 12:06

Contact: Jazzy Wright [4]
LITA , Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP), Washington Office (wo)

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the American Library Association (ALA) recognized five libraries for offering cutting-edge technologies in library services [5], honoring programs in Boston, New York, Tucson, Ariz., Orlando, Fla. and Le Roy, N.Y.

CCC Forges Partnership with Amigos

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.

Equinox Software in Seattle for ALA Midwinter Meeting

Equinox Software in Seattle for ALA Midwinter Meeting


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.

Information Today, Inc. Announces New Publication

For Immediate Release
Contact: Joe Menendez
Information Today, Inc

Amigos Library Services Presents Online Conference – What’s Around the Next Bend: Future Currents in Resource Sharing

DALLAS, TX,– Amigos Library Services, in conjunction with the Texas State Library and Archives Commission, will present a one-day online conference “What’s Around the Next Bend: Future Currents in Resource Sharing” on Thursday, November 15. The conference will cover a variety of topics, including marketing interlibrary loan to students, the cost of ILL, free web tools for streamlining ILL as well as e-books and ILL.

Code4Lib Issue 17 Released

Editorial Introduction
Tim Lepczyk
Coordinating Editor Tim Lepczyk salutes change in this issue, welcoming new editors to the Journal and announcing his departure.

Tools for Reducing and Managing Link Rot in LibGuides
Wilhelmina Randtke and Matthew D. Burrell

A Powerful Dystopia, A Chilling Tome, and A Case of Quite Curious Tales Become Canadian "Aurora Award" Finalists.

For Immediate Release

(Calgary, Canada) EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing is delighted to announce the nomination of three EDGE publications for Canada’s AURORA AWARDS. The titles selected are:

"Technicolor Ultra Mall" by Ryan Oakley

“The Needle’s Eye” by Suzanne Church
Chilling Tales: Evil Did I Dwell; Lewd I Did I Live

"Tesseracts Fifteen: A Case of Quite Curious Tales"
edited by Julie Czerneda and Susan MacGregor

About the Award

Web of Deceit: New Book Explores the Spread of Intentional Misinformation in an Age of Ubiquitous Social Media

February 14, 2012, Medford, NJ—Information Today, Inc. (ITI) announced the publication of Web of Deceit: Misinformation and Manipulation in the Age of Social Media, edited by business researcher and author Anne P. Mintz.

Code4Lib Journal Issue 16 is now available!

Editorial Introduction
Carol Bean
The winter months bring us festivities like Mardi Gras. Here at the Code4Lib Journal, we present you with a veritable feast to indulge in as our mid-winter festival offering. Consume slowly, to fully appreciate the myriad flavors and enjoy the richness of the fare.

Creating a Seamless Cross-Platform Online Experience for Mobile Users
Katherine Lynch

The British Library 19th Century Historical Collection App Wins Prestigious Publishing Innovation Award

At the opening of the Digital Book World Conference in New York City in January, the British Library, together with technology partner, BiblioLabs, LLC, was awarded the prestigious Publishing Innovation Award (PIA) for their British Library 19th Century Historical Collection iPad App. The App, released in August last year to rave reviews from both critics and consumers, offers seamless, cloud-based access to more than 45,000 historical works from the British Library, spanning 21 thematic collections.