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Call for Papers -- Modern Librarian

Aug
24

Modern Librarian is currently accepting manuscripts for its inaugural issue. The journal's mission is to advance the the profession of librarianship and those who practice it, as well as to examine those questions and challenges faced by the institutions and practitioners of library science. We are dedicated to encouraging and publishing scholarship that is focused on the challenges of librarianship. We particularly encourage work that is grounded in empirical research, but other forms of scholarship are also welcome.

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Toilet Training Book Revised to Include Special Needs, Early Training

Aug
18

"Mommy! I Have to Go Potty! A Parent's Guide to Toilet Training," 978-0-9650477-2-2, has been revised by pediatric advice nurse Helen F. Neville to include children with special needs, early training, the affect of a child's temperament on the pace of training and how to work with a child-care provider during toilet training.

First published in 1996, this is one of Parenting Press's most popular books because of its practical approach and real-life anecdotes. 176 pages, $14.95, paperback, ISBN 978-0-9650477-1-5.

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Parenting Press Revises Children's Book That Shows Kids Coping with Domestic Violence

Aug
18

How can kids understand—and cope—when their parents fight? Based on a true story, "Something Is Wrong at My House: A Book about Parents' Fighting" is a 32-page book that shows a child seeking, and finally obtaining, help in a domestic violence situation.

Written by Diane Davis so that it can be used with both the very young, and the school-age child, "Something Is Wrong at My House" provides brief text with illustrations on one page of each two-page spread, and more detailed information on the facing page.

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Recognizing Child Molesters and Protecting Children Topic of "Out of Harm's Way"

Aug
18

How can parents shield a child from sexual exploitation? How can they and other adults recognize when a child is being sexually abused? "Out of Harm's Way: A Parent's Guide to Protecting Young Children from Sexual Abuse" provides this badly needed information without scare tactics.

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New Children's Book Shows Small Boy Coping with Abandonment by Parent

Aug
18

How does a child cope when a parent disappears? "Where Is My Mommy? Coping When a Parent Leaves (And Doesn't Come Back)" is ideal for sharing with a child who can't understand why Mom or Dad is gone, and when—if ever—the parent might return.

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Wordnik.com Launches New Online Thesaurus

Aug
18

August 16, 2010 -- San Mateo, CA -- WORDNIK.COM, the online dictionary and language resource, today launched a new, smarter online thesaurus that shows related words in context to help writers find the right word quickly and accurately.

Traditional online thesauruses show related words, but ignore context. They don't tell you that people like brownies that are moist but not brownies that are damp, or that it doesn't make sense to moisten your enthusiasm.

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LAC Group Named in Top-100

Aug
13

LAC Group named by Los Angeles Business Journal as one of the city’s top women-owned businesses. Owner/founder Deborah Schwarz and her quickly growing company of more than 350 employees came in 34th. To see the full listing, visit http://www.lac-group.com/lac-group/news-links/lac-group-named-in-top-100/.

“We have consistently exceeded our revenue and profit targets, a testament to our unfailing focus on our clients’ success,” said Deborah Schwarz, president & CEO.

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LAC Legal Staffing Grows in Size & Abilities

Aug
10

For Immediate Release

LAC Legal Staffing is also very pleased to announce the addition of two new team members. Rita Holden, a senior litigation paralegal with expertise in the management of multi-million dollar class action lawsuits, has joined the Denver office as a Senior Recruiter. Her valuable experience will assure clients that they will continue to receive only on-point resumes of qualified candidates. Kendra Palmer, a recent summa cum laude graduate with a degree in English from the University of Colorado, has also joined the team.

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DRUID's author, Barbara Galler-Smith Editor Guest of Honor at Manitoba's Keycon Science Fiction Convention

Jul
29

By HadesPub (not verified) - Posted on 28 July 2010

For Immediate Release

(Calgary) EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing is pleased to announce that EDGE author Barbara Galler-Smith has accepted the invitation to be "Editor" Guest of Honor at Keycon 2011, Winnipeg's Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention, May 20th - 22nd, 2011.

Barbara has been asked to be one of the GOHs in recognition for her work on On Spec magazine, where she has been an editor for the last 3 years.

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Amigos Library Services Presents Online Conference - Reference @ Your Library

Jul
26

DALLAS, TX, July 26 – Amigos Library Services will present a one day online conference “Reference @ Your Library” on August 31. The conference will include sessions focusing on how mobile technology (may) impact reference, embedding reference librarians in online classes, and determining whether technology is a burden or a blessing.

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