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BCR to Offer TLC's BiblioFile and ITS.MARC Services

Apr
28

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:
Brandie Baumann, communications coordinator 800.397.1552; [email protected]

AURORA, Colo., April 28, 2009 ― BCR and The Library Corporation (TLC) are pleased to announce that they have signed an agreement that allows BCR to offer TLC’s ITS.MARC databases, BiblioFile software and other products and services to BCR member libraries.

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Evergreen Indiana Launches Two More Libraries, Bringing Total to 26

Apr
27

Evergreen Indiana Launches Two More Libraries, Bringing Total to 26
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Norcross, GA – April 27, 2009

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OCLC announces strategy to move library management services to Web scale

Apr
23

"Our strategy to move library management systems to Web scale builds on OCLC's 40-year history of innovation and cooperation," said Jay Jordan, OCLC President and CEO. "In 1967, OCLC Founder Fred Kilgour revealed a strategy to create an online union catalog through shared cataloging in order to reduce individual transaction costs for libraries. The result has been WorldCat, which has saved libraries millions of dollars in cataloging and interlibrary loan costs.

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Salt Spring Island (B.C.) Public Library Goes Live with Evergreen

Apr
20

Salt Spring Island (B.C.) Public Library Goes Live with Evergreen
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Norcross, GA – April 20, 2009

Salt Spring Island Public Library has become the 15th library in British Columbia’s SITKA consortium to go live with Evergreen, the consortial-quality open-source library automation software.

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Smart Poodle Publishing Announces the I Love Costa Rica’s Rain Forest! Young Travel Writers and Artists Contest All Prizes Donated by Rand McNally’s Online Store at www.RandMcNally.com

Apr
17

April 17, 2009

Hollywood, FL - Smart Poodle Publishing, publisher of The Travel Adventures of Lilly P. Badilly: Costa Rica, is pleased to announce its national children’s travel writing and art contest. Children from Kindergarten through 5th Grade are invited to submit original stories and artwork to the “I Love Costa Rica’s Rain Forest!” Contest, based upon a real or imaginary travel adventure in the Costa Rican rainforest.

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American University of Afghanistan Selects Koha ZOOM and LibLime

Apr
13

Columbus, OH--April 13, 2009-- LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries, announced today that American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) has selected a Koha ZOOM hosted system for their next integrated library system.

American University of Afghanistan (AUAF)--http://www.auaf.edu.af/index.php-- is the only non-profit private institution bringing western-style higher education to Afghanistan. The AUAF Library is supported by USAID, philanthropic donations, and student tuition.

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ITG Implements 21-Bin Sorting System to Work in Conjunction with Library’s Custom Designed Integrated Library System

Apr
09

Norcross, Ga. – The Metropolitan Library System of Oklahoma County is installing a 21-bin automated materials handing (AMH) sorting system from the Integrated Technology Group (ITG), a division of Vernon Library Supplies, Inc. The automated materials handing system will work in conjunction with the library’s custom designed radio frequency identification (RFID) integrated library system (ILS), developed by the deputy executive director/technology, Jim Welch.

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Rochester Institute of Technology partners with Kirtas Technologies to make its famed Middleton Collection available to the world

Mar
30

ROCHESTER, N.Y., MARCH 24, 2009 – Housed within Rochester Institute of Technology’s (RIT) Cary Graphic Arts Collection is the Bernard C. Middleton Collection, one of the finest resources in the world for the study of bookbinding history and practice.

And as ironic as it may seem, even a collection of books about bookbinding can find a place to call home in the online world. Kirtas and RIT today announced that RIT’s famed Middleton Collection is available on Kirtasbooks.com, joining the growing number of content partners providing collections and titles to the site.

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Koha Selected By Warren County Community College in New Jersey

Mar
30

COLUMBUS, OH - March 30, 2009 - LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries, and WALDO (Westchester Academic Library Directors Organization) have announced that Warren County Community College (WCCC) in New Jersey has selected Koha ZOOM for their next integrated library system (ILS).

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