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Academic Libraries

LibLime Upgrades "Koha with Class": Free Hosted Koha for Library Classrooms Worldwide

Oct
08

Athens, OH--October 8, 2008-- LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries announced today that LibLime has upgraded the "Koha with Class" Initiative to the 3.0 version of Koha.

Koha with Class provides library school classrooms with up to five hosted installations of Koha, free of charge. The project is designed to give future librarians hands-on experience with library automation software and open source. Any college or university offering a program in Library and Information Studies/ Technology can participate.

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Adams Public Library System Goes Live With Evergreen

Oct
06

Adams Public Library System Goes Live With Evergreen
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Norcross, GA – October 6, 2008
Adams Public Library System in Indiana has gone live with Evergreen, the consortial-quality open-source library automation software. Adams Public Library is the second library in Indiana to migrate to Evergreen, following Hussey-Mayfield Public Library, which went live in August. Fifteen other Indiana public libraries are on track to migrate to Evergreen by the end of 2008 as part of Indiana Evergreen, a shared-catalog project administered by the Indiana State Library.

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Librarian Writing Contest

Oct
02

There are Only 2 Months Left to Enter The Smart Poodle Publishing Writing Contest for Librarians

"What I Wish Everyone Knew About Librarians" Writing Contest

Grand Prize $500
2nd place Prize $100
3rd Place Prize $50

The Deadline is December 1, 2008, 5pm EST
Winner Will Be Notified by December 15, 2008

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Ingram Digital launches three IT-focused collections from IGI Global for MyiLibrary™

Oct
02

La Vergne, TN (October 2, 2008) – Ingram Digital SM, an Ingram content company focused on solutions for digital content management, hosting, distribution and promotion, today announced that it is launching three collections of Information Technology (IT) titles by leading IT publisher IGI Global on the MyiLibrary™ e-content aggregation platform.

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Hill Library Trends Newsletter Highlights Trends in Libraries, Business, and Technology

Oct
01

The September 2008 issue of the Hill Library Trends Newsletter is now available. In this month’s newsletter, you’ll find a potential revolution for your library catalog, a disagreement over how employees use social media at work, and the collective small business response to the failed economic bailout.

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J. David Bavousett Joins LibLime as Implementation Specialist

Oct
01

ATHENS, OH--October 1, 2008 --

LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries, announced today that J. David Bavousett has joined LibLime as Implementation Specialist.

David comes to LibLime from the Abilene Library Consortium where he had worked since 2002 as Project Manager and Systems Administrator. Prior to that, David worked as a Systems Analyst Consultant for both Computer Horizons Corp. and Laboratory Corporation of America.

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Big Country Library System Selects Koha ZOOM

Sep
29

Athens, OH--September 29, 2008-- LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries, announced today that Big Country Library System (BCLS) has selected a Koha ZOOM hosted system for their next integrated library system and union catalog.

Big Country Library System (BCLS) is a 39-member regional library system. Geographically, BCLS is the largest regional system in Texas, and at 34,127 square miles, is larger than the state of South Carolina. Eleven libraries will migrate to Koha during 2009, with additional libraries joining over the next 2 years.

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SirsiDynix Announces Release of Director's Station 4.8.1

Sep
26

Enhanced Analytics Package Brings Flexible, Robust Features to Library Professionals

PROVO, UT, September 25, 2008 – SirsiDynix, the global leader in strategic technology solutions for libraries, today officially announced the release of SirsiDynix Director’s Station™ 4.8.1. Director’s Station is a full-featured analytics package created specifically for libraries. The product provides customized, unique views of an institution’s activities and operations, helping directors make informed, data-driven decisions.

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Mary Moules Joins LibLime as Project Manager

Sep
25

ATHENS, OH--September 25, 2008--LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries, announced today that Mary Moules has joined LibLime as Project Manager.

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