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An essential primer for students studying information behaviour

Facet Publishing have announced the release of Nigel Ford’s textbook Introduction to Information Behaviour.
Introduction to Information Behaviour uses a combination of theory and practical context to map out what information behaviour is and what we currently know about it, before addressing how it can be better understood in the future. Nigel Ford argues that new understandings of information behaviour research may help maximise the quality and effectiveness of the way information is presented, sought, discovered, evaluated and used.

DOAB awarded the IFLA/Brill Open Access Award 2015

Leiden (NL) / Boston (MA) / Singapore (SG) – 24 August 2015

During the 2015 IFLA World Library and Information Congress (http://conference.ifla.org/), the IFLA/Brill Open Access Award was awarded to this year’s winner, the Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB), to acknowledge their achievements to further the distribution of high quality open access books.

Hutchinson Memorial Library Joins the South Central Library System LibLime Koha Union Catalog

North Bethesda, MD, August 21, 2015- The Hutchinson Memorial Library in Randolph, Wisconsin will soon participate in the South Central Library System (SCLS) LibLime Koha union catalog for all collection and patron management services. Hutchinson Memorial Library staff will work with the SCLS ILS Support Team members and LibLime Project Management to migrate bibliographic, item and patron data from their legacy ILS system.

Las Animas Public Library Goes Live on the CLiC AspenCat LibLime Koha Union Catalog

North Bethesda, MD, August 20, 2015 – The Las Animas – Bent County Library District has now joined the Colorado Library Consortium (CLiC) AspenCat LibLime Koha union catalog for all collection and patron management services. The Library and CLiC staff worked with the LibLime Project Management team to successfully transfer bibliographic, item and patron data to AspenCat union catalog.

About the Las Animas – Bent County Library District

Fowler Public Library Goes Live on the CLiC AspenCat LibLime Koha Union Catalog

North Bethesda, MD, August 7, 2015 – The Fowler Public Library has now joined the Colorado Library Consortium (CLiC) AspenCat LibLime Koha union catalog for all collection and patron management services. The Library and CLiC staff worked with the LibLime Project Management team to successfully transfer bibliographic, item and patron data to AspenCat union catalog.

About Fowler, Colorado
Fowler lies on the southeastern plains of the State of Colorado. It is located on the south side of the Arkansas River on U. S. Highway 50 in Otero County, just 34 miles east of old Fort Pueblo.

ATLA member libraries to receive discount on Backstage services

Contact:
Kat Kamp
Backstage Library Works
801.356.1852
news@bslw.com
www.bslw.com

PROVO, Utah, July 31, 2015 –– The American Theological Library Association (ATLA) and Backstage Library Works (www.bslw.com) have combined forces to provide ATLA member libraries a special discount on Backstage services. These services may include the following: cataloging, authority control, database processing, digitization, microfilm creation, duplication and storage, reclassification, retrospective conversion, physical processing and RFID tagging.

Genoa-Hugo School District Goes Live on the CLiC AspenCat LibLime Koha Union Catalog

North Bethesda, MD, July 24, 2015 – The Genoa-Hugo School District has now joined the Colorado Library Consortium (CLiC) AspenCat LibLime Koha union catalog for all collection and patron management services. The School District and CLiC staff worked with the LibLime Project Management team to successfully transfer bibliographic, item and patron data to AspenCat union catalog.

About Genoa-Hugo School District

PCC recognizes Backstage Library Works as independent NACO contributor

CONTACT:
Kat Kamp
800.288.1265
news@bslw.com
www.bslw.com

PCC recognizes Backstage Library Works as independent NACO contributor

PROVO, Utah, July 16, 2015 –– Recognized by the Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) as an independent contributor to Name Authority Cooperative Program (NACO), Backstage Library Works (www.bslw.com) joins a global effort in building the Library of Congress Name Authority File by contributing authority records for personal, corporate, and geographic names as well as uniform titles.

LibLime, a division of PTFS, announces Ellsworth Correctional Facility Selects LibLime Academic Koha

North Bethesda, MD, July 16, 2015 - LibLime, a division of PTFS, announces that the Ellsworth Correctional Facility has contracted with LibLime to provide implementation, support and hosting services for LibLime Academic Koha. Ellsworth will take advantage of much of the functionality offered in the application, including:

  • Single screen cataloging editor with MARC21 validation and the option to embed local cataloging guidelines; with support for MARC Authority records, MARC Bibliographic records, and MARC Holdings records

LibLime, a division of PTFS, announces Cathedral Seminary House of Formation has joined WALDO’s LibLime Academic Koha project

North Bethesda, MD, July 9, 2015- LibLime, a division of PTFS, and WALDO (Westchester Academic Library Director’s Organization) are proud to welcome the Cathedral Seminary House of Formation to the LibLime Academic Koha development group. The Cathedral Seminary 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.