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Shawn Boyette Joins Equinox Software Inc.

Aug
08

Norcross, GA – August 7, 2008

Equinox Software, Inc., the support and development company for Evergreen, the consortial-quality open source library automation software, welcomes Shawn Boyette to the Equinox team as a Data Migration Specialist. Boyette will be assisting the development team with data preparation and migration as new libraries prepare to go live with Evergreen, the consortial-quality open-source library automation software.

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Free Parenting Newsletter Issued Monthly by Book Publisher Parenting Press

Aug
06

"News for Parents," available online at www.parentingpress/ezine.html or by e-mail subscription, is a free monthly newsletter that librarians can print out and post or compile in a notebook for their parenting/self help sections. Many of the activities can also be used for children's programs in libraries.

"Understanding Autism" is one of the lead stories in the August 2008 issue. Based on a new W.W. Norton book, "How to Talk to Parents about Autism," by Roy Q. Sanders, it describes typical symptoms for five types of autism.

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Internet Safety and Your Family

Aug
06

New Internet Safety Guide Identifies
How Adults May Unknowingly Put Families at Risk

Worried about what your kids are doing online? Take a look at what you, youth group leaders, school newsletter editors and your kids' friends have posted on web sites, blogs, social networking sites and online forums. You may find that there's enough information about your family online to make you all vulnerable to cyber bullying, spoofing, stalking or identity theft.

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Internet Resources Newsletter - July Issue

Jun
26

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Internet Resources Newsletter
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The latest edition of the FREE monthly newsletter for academics, students and researchers is now available at:

http://www.hw.ac.uk/libwww/irn/irn163/irn163.html

No subscription or registration is needed to access this full-text newsletter at the above site.

You can also subscribe to the free, full-text email version at:
http://www.hw.ac.uk/libwww/irn/irn.html

An RSS feed for the newsletter is available:

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Registration fee waived for librarians attending Atlanta Book Show

Jun
25

ATLANTA, Ga. – Here’s good news for librarians looking to make their book purchase dollars go further in a time when the national economy is contracting and budgets are shrinking.
When the Great American Bargain Book Show (GABBS) comes to Atlanta’s Cobb Galleria Centre on August 1-2, librarians from around the country are invited to attend free. Normal admission is $50.
The offer extends to librarians of all types - acquisition librarians, reference librarians, school media specialists, college and university librarians, special collections librarians and their supervisors.

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Elsevier Foundation Seeks Grant Proposals for Innovative Libraries and New Scholars

Jun
24

Elsevier Foundation Seeks Grant Proposals for Innovative Libraries and New Scholars

Awards target researchers in developing countries and academic workplace

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U of C funds Open Access Authors Fund

Jun
24

Fund gives professors and students access to new funds
University of Calgary professors and graduate students will now have access to a $100,000 Open Access Authors Fund designed to increase the amount of publicly available research.

The new fund, announced today by Thomas Hickerson, Vice-Provost, Libraries and Cultural Resources and University Librarian, is the first of its magnitude in Canada.

“I am proud that the University of Calgary is taking leadership in this movement to increase the worldwide accessibility of cutting-edge research,” said Hickerson (left).

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Marshall Public Library Selects Evergreen and Equinox

Jun
23

Marshall Public Library in Marshall, Missouri has selected Evergreen, the open-source library software,for its next-generation Integrated Library System. Marshall has chosen Equinox’s hosted Evergreenservice, an ideal solution for resource-conscious libraries seeking professional, round-the-clock supportfor their library systems.

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The San Francisco Chocolate Factory Launches New Book Lover's Chocolate

May
29

The San Francisco Chocolate Factory Launches New Book Lover's Chocolate. The San Francisco Chocolate Factory was created in 1999 to provide chocolate lovers with gourmet-quality, superbly packaged chocolates at non-gourmet prices. "Since we debuted in 1991, we've become a favorite with San Francisco local sand visitors as well," Founder and CEO Mike Litton said. But the business is expanding beyond the Bay Area in California to other parts of the US and the world, including Canada and Europe.

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Archivist of the United States Establishes 'Controlled Unclassified Information Office'

May
22

Archivist of the United
States Allen Weinstein announced today the establishment of the "Controlled
Unclassified Information Office" (CUIO) within the National Archives and
Records Administration. Weinstein also announced that William J. Bosanko,
director of the Information Security Oversight Office, will head up this
newly-formed office.

The Office is being created in response to the Memorandum for the Heads
of Departments and Agencies on the Designation and Sharing of Controlled
Unclassified Information (CUI) issued by President Bush on May 9, 2008. The

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