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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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