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PDF format becomes ISO standard

Jul
03

The Portable Document Format (PDF), undeniably one of the most commonly used formats for electronic documents, is now accessible as an ISO International Standard - ISO 32000-1. This move follows a decision by Adobe Systems Incorporated, original developer and copyright owner of the format, to relinquish control to ISO, who is now in charge of publishing the specifications for the current version (1.7) and for updating and developing future versions.

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Hill Library Trends Newsletter - June 2008

Jul
02

The Hill Library Trends Newsletter looks at what’s new in libraries, business, and technology by highlighting relevant reports, articles, and blog entries. It saves you time by bringing to light issues affecting these industries today and issues that may affect them tomorrow.

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LibLime and the eXtensible Catalog (XC) Project Announce Partnership

Jul
01

Anaheim, CA--July 1, 2008--LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries and the eXtensible Catalog (XC) project-- an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation funded project currently underway at the University of Rochester's River Campus Libraries-- have announced a new partnership agreement to ensure future compatibility between the XC project and Koha, the first open-source integrated library system.

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National Archives Highlights 'Ping Pong Diplomacy' in August

Jul
01

Featured Document Display: Ping Pong Diplomacy

August 1-28, East Rotunda Gallery

The display highlights a State Department "Intelligence Brief" noting
remarks made by Chinese Premier Chou En-lai to the U.S. table tennis team
during their visit to China. The Premier emphasized the "new page" in the
relationship between the United States and China with the adoption of a
"people's diplomacy." The display also includes a picture of the U.S. table
tennis team at the Great Wall of China in April 1971.

History Declassified: Nixon in China

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Just Released Audiobook starring Tovah Feldshuh

Jun
29

Edges O Israel O Palestine

Written by Leora Skolkin-Smith

Read by Tovah Feldshuh, accomplished actress of stage and screen

Originally published in 2005 by Glad Day Books
Edges O Israel O Palestine, by Leora Skolkin-Smith, was first published in 2005, by Glad Day Books, a new publishing house, founded by Grace Paley and her husband Robert Nichols.

Edges is a coming of age story about an adolescent girl visiting her maternal relatives in the Jerusalem of 1963.
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Salinas Public Library Selects Koha ZOOM and YakPac

Jun
28

Athens, OH--June 28, 2008-- LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries announced today that the Salinas Public Library in California has selected a Koha ZOOM hosted system for their next integrated library system. The Library will also be implementing YakPac-- a kids' OPAC interface supported by LibLime.

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BCR's CDP Publishes Digital Imaging Best Practices, Version 2.0

Jun
26

BCR News Release
For Immediate Release
Contact: Brandie Baumann – [email protected] or 303.751.6277 x110
June 25, 2008

AURORA, CO, June 25, 2008 — BCR’s CDP has released the updated Digital Imaging Best Practices, Version 2.0, featuring new sections on digital cameras, digital preservation and more. The revised Digital Imaging Best Practices document is based on the Western States Digital Imaging Best Practices Guide published in 2003, developed by experts and practitioners in the field.

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New World Book Discover is the Only Online Reference Source for Differentiated Learning

Jun
26

All students need reliable reference tools and World Book has introduced World Book Discover, a new resource designed specifically to meet the needs of students who read below the level of their peers. This latest addition to the World Book Web provides content, tools, and features to help bridge the achievement gap and support differentiated instruction.

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Professional Grant Proposal Writing Workshop (August 2008: Louisville, KY - University of Phoenix Campus)

Jun
26

The Grant Institute
Grants 101: Professional Grant Proposal Writing Workshop
will be held at the
University of Phoenix - Louisville Campus
Louisville, Kentucky
August 13 - 15, 2008
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Polytechnic University Goes Live with Koha

Jun
25

ATHENS, OH--June 26, 2008-- LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries, and Polytechnic University announced today that the Bern Dibner Library has gone live with a Koha ZOOM hosted system.

Bern Dibner's collection is hosted off-site at one of LibLime's secure data centers.

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