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Ohio Web Library Goes Live

Oct
15

Athens, OH and Columbus, OH--October 15, 2008-- LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries, and OPLIN (Ohio Public Library Information Network) announced today that their Ohio Web Library search has gone live. Ohio Web Library is a collection of online resources and databases (proprietary and open content) accessible to all Ohioans. The Ohio Web Library search provides a fast, user-friendly search interface to the entire collection.

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Text a Librarian Makes it Easy For Libraries and Schools to Create Their Own Mobile Messaging Reference Services

Oct
15

Live, mobile Q&A system to power top universities, including UC Berkeley and the University of Kansas

San Francisco, CA–October 8, 2008—Every year, libraries answer more than 374 million reference questions, according to the American Library Association. Mosio, the award-winning mobile Q&A community, today announced the launch of Text a Librarian (www.textalibrarian.com), a new service that helps libraries set up mobile Q&A systems so they may answer students and patrons’ questions instantly via text message to any mobile phone.

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OmniMedicalSearch.com Launches Search Engine for Medical Images

Oct
15

www.OmniMedicalSearch.com today announced it has released a medical image search engine designed for patients, students, caregivers, and medical professionals.

"Nothing else brings clarity to a subject like images that illustrate the information people research," OmniMedicalSearch.com founder Jason Morrow said. "Users from around the world will find this search tool incredibly useful."

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Call for Collection Development Articles

Oct
14

The Tech Static, a new technology-related book review outlet and collection development resource for librarians launching this November, is soliciting article queries. Current needs include:

* Advice on weeding technology-related titles
* Overviews of “hot” new technologies, software, applications, certifications, or new releases for which libraries should stock updated guides
* Discussion of ways to fund useful collections of technology titles

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Union County Public Library Goes Live With Evergreen

Oct
14

Union County Public Library Goes Live With Evergreen
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Norcross, GA – October 14, 2008

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Library Journal “Mover & Shaker” David Lee King’s Book Is a Guide to Using Digital Experience Design to Build Websites Customers Love—and Love to Talk About

Oct
13

October 20, 2008, Monterey, CA—At the 12th annual Internet Librarian Conference and Exhibition, Information Today, Inc. (ITI) announced the release of Designing the Digital Experience: How to Use Experience Design Tools and Techniques to Build Websites Customers Love by David Lee King.

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Granny meets technology in new children's book release

Oct
11

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

“Grandma's First Computer” written by Linda Hayes, illustrated by Acesgraphics
set to be released next month.

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Inmagic to Exhibit at Internet Librarian Conference 2008

Oct
10

WOBURN, Mass., BUSINESS WIRE -- Inmagic will attend the Internet Librarian Conference 2008 (booth 217) and provide attendees with a sneak peak into Inmagic(R) Presto 3.0 - the latest in social knowledge management. Presto 3.0 will be made available for customer deployment October 31st, and is the latest version of the company's flagship social knowledge management platform used by leading organizations such as NASA, Newsweek, The Lincoln Center for Performing Arts, RV Anderson Associates, Ltd., and OPHEA.

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ALA offers Recognition Awards and Grants

Oct
10

ALA offers Recognition Awards and Grants

CHICAGO – Nominate yourself, colleagues or your library for the 2009 American Library Association (ALA) Recognition Awards and Grants.

Unless otherwise noted, the deadline for awards is December 1.

The following lists the major ALA awards with the Web sites for application guidelines:

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Free MaintainIT Webinar on Print Management: From Distress to Success

Oct
10

Do you have printing horror stories? Are you often frightened by reams of paper abandoned at the printer? Do you have a spooky ghost that keeps printing and then vanishing? Do your patrons turn into scary goblins when they hear how much they owe in printing charges?

Learn how libraries make sure patrons print what they need, and turn printing distress to printing success. Topics to be Covered:
To Charge or Not to Charge
Print Management: Software and Other Solutions
Printing from Patron Laptops

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