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WHITE BEAR LAKE, Minn. (Mar. 2, 2010) – Tech Logic has released its second-generation Personal Payment System. The improved design boasts a more compact footprint, reducing the product’s overall size by almost 25 percent. The new design will be revealed to librarians at the upcoming Public Library Association Conference in Portland, Oregon, March 24-26, 2010.
LAC announces its certification as a women’s business enterprise through the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).
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CONTACT: Erin Beekhuis
Los Angeles, CA – March 1, 2010 – Library Associates Companies (LAC), today announced their national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise Council – West (WBEC - West), a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).
CHICAGO, Feb. 25, 2010 – The Learning Round Table of the American Library Association unveiled a new logo on the Web site http://alalearning.org.
The new logo contains a vibrant palette of colors including purple, blue, orange and green. The abstract design has many different meanings and the public is encouraged to comment on the ALA Learning site and describe what the design represents to them.
The Delaware Association of Environmental Education’s Child in the Wild conference will take place on Saturday, February 27th at the historic Blue Ball Barn. The conference is for both formal and non-formal educators, and will present tools and case studies on introducing environmental concepts into classroom education...a program entitled "No Child Left Inside".
~ Renowned Collection of Turkish Databases Now Available via EBSCOhost® ~
IPSWICH, Mass. — February 25, 2010 — EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has expanded EBSCOhost® access in Turkey to comprehensive indexing of nearly all of Turkey’s prominent scholarly journals. EBSCO and ULAKBİM, the Turkish Academic Network and Information Centre, have signed an agreement enabling Turkish subscribers to access ULAKBİM Turkish National Databases collection via the EBSCOhost platform.
Delaware's Governor Jack Markell praised the work of public libraries and the state's Division of Libraries in serving as a linchpin to bring together agencies that normally do not work together in the Division of Libraries' innovative Community Resources Exchange program, in which social service agencies, non-profit organizations and libraries work together to maximize their resources and reach those in need.
BCR, LYRASIS and OCLC are proud to present a new workshop, Digital Preservation for Digital Collaboratives, designed to help digital collaboratives with existing digital collections develop and implement a long-term preservation option.
The workshop, designed for multiple representatives from a collaborative, will provide the information and tools the collaborative needs to develop a long-term preservation plan that will work for its unique collections and organizations.
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For more info contact Heidi Estrin
ASSOCIATION OF JEWISH LIBRARIES ANNOUNCES AFFILIATION WITH AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION
The Pacific Northwest Library Association, covering two provinces and four states in the Northwest, is one of the few cross-border library associations. We just celebrated our centennial in August 2009 in Missoula, Montana, with 200 attendees from our membership and affiliated associations in British Columbia, Alberta, Montana, Idaho, Washington, Oregon and Alaska.
Why are we so deeply attracted to vampires? According to EVOLVE: Vampire Stories of the New Undead editor Nancy Kilpatrick, that’s because the vampire was once human and retains vestiges of humanity.
"Vampires are always struggling," says Kilpatrick. "In some, that struggle is stronger, in others weaker, but the vampire is torn between wanting to love and be loved by us, and wanting to rip out our throats to get to our blood."