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How information creation, capture, preservation and discovery are being transformed

Sep
15

Facet Publishing have announced the release of Is Digital Different?

Is Digital Different? focuses on the opportunities and challenges afforded by this new environment that is transforming the information landscape in ways that were scarcely imaginable a decade ago. The very existence of the traditional library and archive is being challenged as more resources become available online and computers and supporting networks become increasingly powerful.

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M-Libraries 5: From devices to people

Jun
24

Facet Publishing have announced the release of M-Libraries 5: From devices to people, the latest edition of the M-Libraries series which brings together cutting-edge international contributions from the leading experts, practitioners and researchers in the field.

Based on the proceedings of the Fifth International M-Libraries Conference held at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2014, M-Libraries 5 showcases the diversity of innovative and inspiring work that libraries are doing across the world to interact with their users and deliver resources via mobile and hand-held devices.

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Reinventing information literacy to empower learners

May
14

Facet Publishing have announced the release of Metaliteracy: Reinventing information literacy to empower learners (http://www.facetpublishing.co.uk/title.php?id=0129).

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Candice Gwin Oliver of ITG Elected to Library Leadership And Management Association (LLAMA) Leadership Post

May
24

Central States Account Manager to serve the fund raising and financial development arm of group

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CALIFA Accepts LAT As An Authorized Discounting Vendor

Feb
02

SOMERDALE, NJ, February 1, 2010: Library Automation Technologies, Inc. (LAT), a leader in library automation products, is pleased to announce that Califa, a membership-based service bureau for California libraries, has accepted LAT as a provider of automation equipment to its members.

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Library Automation Techologies to Present at TLA Booth #2825

Mar
27

SOMERDALE, NJ, March 24, 2009: Library Automation Technologies, Inc. (LAT), a leader in library automation products, is pleased to announce it will be exhibiting at the Texas Library Associations Annual Conference (TLA) at George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston on April 1-3.

LAT will be demonstrating the allCIRC™ Media Dispensing System that provides libraries both media protection and patron self service all in one portable unit. In addition, the ultra-small MAXine™ Self Checkout System will be setup for hands-on demonstrations.

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New Website to Promote Library Book Sales and Bookstores in Tough Economy

Feb
02

Marion, Iowa (February 2, 2009) - Book sales are excellent fund-raising events for local libraries especially during tough economic times when people are searching for bargains. A new website, BookSaleList.com, has been launched to help libraries promote book sales and bookstores.

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

Oct
08

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 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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Hurray for Hollywood; The Hollywood Librarian Could Use Your Help

Apr
29

Have you seen the documentary "The Hollywood Librarian"? Would you like others to see it too? "Hollywood" could use a helping hand.

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