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FictionDB Opens Its Site to Book Lovers Everywhere

Jun
18

Torrance, CA (PRWEB) June 17, 2008 -- FictionDB.com relaunches its reference website with new access to its comprehensive book database for fiction readers. Previously a subscription-only service, FictionDB now offers free access to over 50,000 author book lists and 200,000 unique titles. In addition FictionDB provides series lists, synopses and pseudonyms - all in a simple, easy-to-use format.

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ProQuest Signs Agreement to Acquire Dialog Business From Thomson Reuters

Jun
13

ANN ARBOR, Michigan, Jun 12, 2008 (PR Newswire Europe via COMTEX) ----ProQuest, a Cambridge Information Group company, has signed an agreement under which ProQuest would acquire the Thomson Reuters Dialog(R: 67.13, +1.53, +2.33%) business. The transaction is expected to close pending a successful completion of the formal consultation period and other customary closing conditions. Financial terms of the transaction are not disclosed.

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Laramie County Library System (Cheyenne, WY) named 2008 Library of the Year

Jun
12

New York, NY, June 7, 2008— It is no accident that more than 80 percent of the residents that Laramie County Library System (LCLS) serves have library cards. Cutting-edge technology, a newly constructed building, highly effective publicity, dedicated staff, exemplary service to the city of Cheyenne and the county, all of these reasons and more make Laramie County Library System of Cheyenne, Wyo., Library Journal and Gale Cengage’s 2008 Library of the Year.

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SUNY Geneseo and IDS Project win prestigious national award

Jun
12

SUNY Geneseo and the Information Delivery Services (IDS) Project (http://www.idsproject.org/) are winners of a Rethinking Resource Sharing Innovation Award for the IDS Project. The Rethinking Resource Sharing Initiative Award - a nationally competitive award -- was created to encourage libraries and librarians to make changes in how they do resource sharing and improve service to users.

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Whistler Public Library Goes Live with Evergreen

Jun
12

Whistler Public Library Goes Live with Evergreen

Norcross, GA – June 11, 2008
Whistler Public Library of the British Columbia SITKA (formerly BC Pines) Consortium has followed Prince Rupert, Powell River, Fort Nelson, and Terrace Public Libraries as the next facility to go live with Evergreen, the consortial-quality open-source library software.

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Kent County, Maryland, Public Library Goes Live with Evergreen

Jun
10

Norcross, GA –June 5, 2008

Kent County Public Library in Chestertown, Maryland has gone live with Evergreen(tm) ILS Software. In preparation, Equinox
Software Inc. and Alpha-G Consulting have partnered to provide comprehensive migration services and support, including
database expertise, consultation, and system configuration.

KCPL is the first public library in Maryland to migrate to an open source ILS, and according to Public Services Librarian, Karen
Collier, “It took a visionary director and a dedicated staff for us to embrace an open source ILS as quickly as we did, but we're

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University of Prince Edward Island's Robertson Library Goes Live with Evergreen

Jun
10

Norcross, GA – June 6, 2008
Robertson Library at the University of Prince Edward Island in Charlottetown becomes the first academic library to run
Evergreen in production. The story of the lightning migration, from concept to execution in a month, is documented in the blog of
Mark Leggott, University Librarian:
http://loomware.typepad.com/
Those who are interested can view the Library’s catalogue at:
http://islandpines.roblib.upei.ca/.

The University was incorporated in 1969 by joining the rich traditions of two historic institutions: the Prince of Wales College

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Redcort Software Announces Virtual TimeClock Pro 6.0; New Server and Personal Client Join Upgraded Pro Application

Jun
05

FRESNO, CA USA — Redcort Software, publisher of Virtual TimeClock, time & attendance software for Windows and Macintosh computers, today announced details on their upcoming Virtual TimeClock Pro 6.0 release.

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iCopyright Introduces Two New Instant Licensing Services

Jun
04

SEATTLE, Washington, June 4, 2008 -- iCopyright has launched two new instant licensing services that help online publishers promote lawful reuses of their copyrighted content while protecting their rights. These services are responsive to the explosive growth in blogging and social networking, where sharing valued content is appealing to readers but often vexing to the original publishers.

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Shae Tetterton Joins Equinox Software, Inc.

Jun
04

Norcross, GA –June 3, 2008

Equinox Software, Inc., the Evergreen Experts, welcomes Shae Tetterton to the staff as Project Manager. Shae will play a key role in demonstrating Evergreen applications at industry conferences and in training new Evergreen users around the world.

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