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Librarians

The folks who work in libraries

Kirtas offers the latest innovation in digitization for oversize books, documents, artwork, and objects

Apr
29




SkyView’s automated, motorized, overhead camera system can easily capture newspapers, manuscripts, historical documents, maps, photographs and artwork, providing an efficient, high-resolution solution for preservation and reproduction purposes. Image details stay crisp and true-to-life using Canon’s acclaimed EOS-1 Ds Mark III digital SLR camera.

Digitization provides numerous benefits for many organizations by:

• Enhancing access to valuable information held captive in physical books that are unavailable to the general public

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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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BCR Welcomes Nebraska Libraries

Apr
22

Aurora, Colo., April 22, 2009 — Current NEBASE libraries will be moving to BCR for their OCLC products and services starting July 1, 2009, as the result of a recommendation from the Nebraska Library Commission and an agreement between BCR and OCLC.

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Increases in funding to NWT Public Libraries

Apr
22

YELLOWKNIFE (April 20, 2009) – In line with the 16th Assembly’s vision of ‘Northerners Working Together’, the Department of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE) has increased direct funding to libraries for the 2009-2010 financial year. The Assembly has identified “healthy, educated people” as one of the six goals of this vision.

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Emerald shares knowledge and ideas at career fair

Apr
21

[email protected] is the Pratt School of Information and Library Science Student Chapter of the Special Libraries Association, the career fair is aimed at students in the New York metropolitan area on Library and Information Science Courses, and will enable them to meet with a variety of industry recruiters and listen to a variety of scheduled speakers from the publishing industry.

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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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Time Travel Lands Australian Author Back in Australia!

Apr
17

Australia’s Fremantle Press recently purchased the rights to “Time Machines Repaired While-U-Wait” by Australian K. A. Bedford. The rights were purchased from EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing, an imprint of Hades Publications Inc.

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