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Get kids excited about reading with the national Great Scavenger Hunt ContestTM reading program (http://www.kaycassidy.com/hunt/). Adopted by more than 250 school and public libraries, The Hunt provides a monthly trivia contest for readers ages 8 – 19, based on over 300 young adult and middle grade novels. Readers select a book and answer ten trivia questions accompanied by a special note from the author. For school and public librarians in the U.S. and Canada, The Hunt provides free, year-round programming to engage kids and teens in reading week after week.
Enjoy Your Money! How to Make It, Save It, Invest It and Give It by
J. Steve Miller wins National Best Book Award in the category of Personal Finance.
October 20, 2009, Monterey, CA--Information Today Inc. (ITI) will have an author autographing session during the Grand Opening Reception in the Exhibit Hall from 5:00–6:00 PM at the Information Today, Inc. booth on Monday, October 26. Here is your chance to meet some of the ITI authors and buy autographed copies of their books!
The following authors will be signing their books:
Nicole C. Engard (Library Mashups: Exploring New Ways to Deliver Library Data)
POMONA, CA. — October 5, 2009 -- Auto-Graphics, Inc. (OTCBB: AUGR) (Pink Sheets: AUGR), a technology innovator providing library automation solutions for over 36 years, today announced that Grant County Public Library in South Dakota has selected AGent VERSO™ for their integrated library system (ILS).
New York Public Library and Kirtas Technologies Partner to Make 500,000 Public-Domain Books Available to the World
ROCHESTER, N.Y., SEPTEMBER 29, 2009 – Readers and researchers looking for hard-to-find books now have the opportunity to dip into the collections of one of the world’s most comprehensive libraries to purchase digitized copies of public domain titles. Through their Digitize-on-Demand program, Kirtas Technologies has partnered with The New York Public Library to make 500,000 public domain works from the Library’s collections available (to anyone in the world).
Library Mashups: In This New Book, Information Professionals Explore Innovative Ways to Deliver Library Data and Services While Involving Patrons and the Community
September 21, 2009, Medford, NJ—Information Today, Inc. (ITI) has announced the publication of Library Mashups: Exploring New Ways to Deliver Library Data, edited by Nicole C. Engard.
The September 2009 edition of the FREE monthly newsletter for academics, students and researchers is now available at:
No subscription or registration is needed to access this full-text newsletter at the above site.
Published by Heriot-Watt University Library, and edited by Roddy MacLeod (R.A.MacLeod@hw.ac.uk), Catherine Ure and Marion Kennedy
Kirtas Technologies earns a place on Inc. Magazines annual list of America’s Fastest-growing Private Companies for the second year in a row.
ROCHESTER, N.Y., AUGUST 20, 2009 – Inc. magazine ranked Kirtas Technologies No. 382 on its 28th annual Inc. 500, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent-minded entrepreneurs.
32 Library Systems Now Live on Evergreen Indiana
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Norcross, GA — July 20, 2009
32 library systems are now live on Evergreen Indiana, a shared-catalog project of the Indiana State Library based on Evergreen, the consortial-quality, open-source library automation software. The new additions are Waterloo Grant Township, Pike County, Alexandria-Monroe, and Kendalville & Limberlost Public Libraries.
ROCHESTER, N.Y., JULY 02, 2009 – At Kirtas Technologies, mass digitization has always been viewed as a long-term investment. By bringing centuries’ worth of rare bound materials back to life for the digital age, digitization becomes an investment in the future and new technology. Today, it also becomes an investment in knowledge that anyone can make.