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Groundbreaking collaboration between higher education libraries

Jul
18

UKRR is an agreement between higher education and the British Library whereby the British Library will store low-use journals for the HE community and make them accessible to researchers and others using state-of-the-art ordering and delivery systems.

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Fort Wayne Museum of Art Selects Koha

Jul
17

Fort Wayne Museum of Art Selects Koha

ATHENS, OH and FORT WAYNE, IN--July 17, 2008-- LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries, and the Fort Wayne Museum of Art in Indiana announced today that The Edward D. Auer Memorial Library has selected a Koha Classic hosted solution for their integrated library system.

The Fort Wayne Museum of Art's installation will be hosted off-site at one of LibLime's secure data centers. The Library has also contracted with LibLime for support on their Koha system.

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Equinox Software Inc. Experiences Rapid Growth

Jul
17

Norcross, GA –July 16, 2008
Equinox Software Inc., based in Norcross, Ga., has more than doubled its staff in the last year, and is actively seeking to hire three additional system developers. Equinox is the support and development company for Evergreen, the consortial-quality, open-source Integrated Library System (ILS) originally developed for PINES, the resource-sharing network for over 270 libraries, provided by the Georgia Public Library Service.

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New OCLC Research Report on public library funding released

Jul
15

Now available: new OCLC membership report -- From Awareness to Funding: A study of library support in America

OCLC was awarded a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to explore attitudes and perceptions about library funding and to evaluate the potential of a large-scale marketing and advocacy campaign to increase public library funding in the U.S. The findings of this research are now available in the latest OCLC report, From Awareness to Funding: A study of library support in America.

Among the findings from the report:

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InfoCamp Seattle 2008

Jul
15

Are you a librarian into user experience design? Got a website, content delivery service, or really cool idea you want to try out on a diverse professional audience? Want to share ideas and enthusiasm with librarians, information architects, usability engineers, user experience designers, and other information professionals?

You can do just that at InfoCamp Seattle 2008, an unconference for the user-centered information industry! It'll be in beautiful Seattle, in a renovated historic schoolhouse now called the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center. Save the date now: September 27-28, 2008.

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Call for Papers - Journal of Web Librarianship

Jul
15

A peer-reviewed, international quarterly, the Journal is published by Haworth Press, now part of the Taylor & Francis Group, with offices in
Philadelphia, London, and other countries. A complimentary sample copy may be
obtained by sending an e-mail to .

Papers are welcomed in the areas of:
* library website design
* usability testing of library or library-related sites
* cataloging or classification of web-based information
* international issues in web librarianship
* scholars' use of the web
* information architecture

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Get a Deep Insight into the World Library Automation Systems and Services Market

Jul
15

This report analyzes the North American market for Library Automation Systems and Services in US$ Million. The major product segments analyzed are Integrated Library Systems, Non-Integrated Library Systems, System Maintenance Services, Others (includes Hardware and Associated Library Services). Annual forecasts are provided for for the period of 2000 through 2015.

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Birmingham Museum of Art Selects Koha

Jul
15

ATHENS, OH and BIRMINGHAM, AL--July 15, 2008-- LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries, and the Birmingham Museum of Art announced today that the Museum's Clarence B. Hanson, Jr. Library has selected a Koha Classic hosted solution for their integrated library system.

The Koha installation will be hosted off-site at one of LibLime's secure data centers. The Library has also contracted with LibLime for support on their Koha system.

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Highland Park Public Library Chooses Koha ZOOM

Jul
09

ATHENS, OH--July 9, 2008-- LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries, announced today that the Highland Park Public Library in New Jersey has selected a Koha ZOOM hosted solution for their next integrated library system.

The Highland Park Public Library's collection of 65,000 items will be hosted off-site at one of LibLime's secure data centers. The Library has also contracted with LibLime for data migration, support and training services on their Koha system.

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NARA's Presidential Libraries to Host National Issues Forums

Jul
03

Washington, DC…In collaboration with the National Issues Forums Institute ( NIFI ), the twelve Presidential Libraries of the National Archives and Records Administration will host a series of discussions on public policy issues between Labor Day and Election Day this fall. All forums will be open to the public.

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