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New York Public Library and Kirtas Technologies Partner to Make 500,000 Public-Domain Books Available to the World

Oct
01

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).

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Internet Resources Newsletter - Sept 2009 issue now available

Aug
24

The September 2009 edition of the FREE monthly newsletter for academics, students and researchers is now available at:

http://www.hw.ac.uk/libwww/irn/irn175/irn175.html

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 ([email protected]), Catherine Ure and Marion Kennedy

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Kirtas Technologies earns a place on Inc. Magazines annual list of America’s Fastest-growing Private Companies for the second year in a row.

Aug
19

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.

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32 Library Systems Now Live on Evergreen Indiana

Jul
20

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.

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"Invest in Knowledge” provides funding for digitization and an investment for the future

Jul
02

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.

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"Library Journal" Names Queens Library as 2009 Library of the Year

Jun
10

"LIBRARY JOURNAL" NAMES QUEENS LIBRARY AS 2009 LIBRARY OF THE YEAR Announcement at City Hall Shares News with All of NYC

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McGill University Library becomes first Canadian content provider to participate in Digitize on Demand and Kirtasbooks.com

Jun
02

McGill University Library is pleased to announce a partnership with Kirtas Technologies and its Canadian partner Ristech, which will allow students, faculty and the general public to request to have books digitized and made available through the new Digitize on Demand program. The announcement will be made publicly at the Canadian Library Association’s 2009 National Conference and Trade Show being held in Montreal May 29 to June 1.

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Internet Resources Newsletter - June issue now available

May
27

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

http://www.hw.ac.uk/libwww/irn/irn173/irn173.html

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

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Amigos Trustees Announce New Members, Elect Officers

May
18

Amigos Trustees Announce New Members, Elect Officers
Dallas, TX – Amigos Library Services is pleased to announce that four new members have been elected to serve three-year terms on the Amigos Board of Trustees. New Librarian Trustees are:
• Jennifer Crawford Goodson, Library Director, Fort Smith Public Library, Fort Smith, AR
• Anne Prestamo, Associate Dean of Libraries for Collection and Technology Services, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
• Carla J. Stoffle, Dean, University Libraries and Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

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