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Virtual Worlds, Real Libraries: Innovators Describe Pioneering Library and Educational Projects in Second Life and Other Virtual Environments, Stephen Abram,

Oct
16

October 20, 2008, Monterey, CA—At the 12th annual Internet Librarian Conference and Exhibition, Information Today, Inc. (ITI) announced the publication of Virtual Worlds, Real Libraries: Librarians and Educators in Second Life and Other Multi-User Virtual Environments, edited by Lori Bell and Rhonda B. Trueman.

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Poetry In The Naughties

Oct
16

Bookhabit.com and the New Zealand Poetry Society are hosting an online international poetry competition celebrating written and performance poetry. The inclusion of an audio and youtube video section, made possible by the online nature of the competition, will bring the poetry alive and broaden its reach to a new audience and generation.

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Erie Looking Productions To Offer PR Assistance To Libraries On Contract-Basis

Sep
24

Erie Looking Productions To Offer PR Assistance To Libraries On Contract-Basis
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--24 September 2008

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Code4Lib Journal, call for proposals December issue

Aug
19

The Code4Lib Journal (C4LJ) exists to foster community and share information among those interested in the intersection of libraries, technology, and the future.

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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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