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Librarians

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MyiLibrary Reaches Key Milestone with 175,000 Titles

Dec
04

LA VERGNE, TN – Ingram DigitalSM today announced that it now offers over 175,000 titles on its MyiLibrary aggregated e-book and e-content solution. Combined with the high quality of content and features that add value for academic, corporate and public libraries worldwide, crossing this threshold confirms MyiLibrary as the market leading e-content aggregation platform.

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Library Automation Systems and Services North American Market Report

Dec
04

The reportanalyzes 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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Plano Independent School District Chooses Koha and LibLime

Dec
02

ATHENS, OH --December 2, 2008-- LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries announced today that the Plano Independent School District (ISD) in Plano, Texas has selected a Koha ZOOM appliance solution for their next integrated library system.

Encompassing 68 schools, Plano ISD is nationally recognized for its education excellence. Twenty-four Plano schools have captured the prestigious National Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence honor, awarded by the U.S. Department of Education. Several Plano ISD schools have received the honor twice.

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INCOLSA, NEBASE and PALINET join the Plinkit Collaborative

Dec
01

Plinkit was recognized with the 2008 ASCLA Leadership and Professional Achievement Award at ALA in Anaheim this year as an innovative, multi-state technology project with significant impact on libraries and communities across a broad section of America. The PLINKIT Collaborative is a pioneering initiative as it’s the first collaborative technology project of its kind among state library and regional agencies.

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LLAMA Mentoring Program Seeking Mentors and Mentees

Dec
01

Do you want to share your experience and expertise by encouraging and nurturing a future LLAMA leader?

Do you want to develop your leadership and management skills by learning from a current LLAMA leader?

If you answered yes to either of these questions, then you are just the right person to participate in an exciting 10 month formal mentoring program.

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SUSHI Schemas Updated to Support Release 3 of the COUNTER Code of Practice for Journals and Databases

Nov
26

The SUSHI (Standardized Usage Statistics Harvesting Initiative) standard (ANSI/NISO Z39.93 - 2007) defines an automated request and response model for the harvesting of electronic resource usage data, utilizing a Web services framework. Designed as a generalized protocol extensible to a variety of usage reports, it also contains an extension designed specifically to work with COUNTER usage reports.

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Last Call for Entries for Smart Poodle Publishing Writing Contest for Librarians

Nov
24

Debbie Glade
Smart Poodle Publishing
PO Box 817468
Hollywood, FL 33081
954-328-7465
www.smartpoodlepublishing.com
www.lillybadilly.com

There is only one week left before the December 1, 2008 deadline (5pm EST) to enter the Smart Poodle Publishing "What I Wish Everyone Knew About Librarians" contesst.

Grand Prize = $500.

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Librarians and Bibliophiles Cuba Tour

Nov
22

It takes place during the 18th Havana International Book Fair where dozens of countries and scores of publishers exhibit their works.

It's a rare opportunity for professionals in library sciences, booksellers, educators and book lovers in general to get an unprecedented look into issues of freedom of expression directly from Cuban intellectuals, writers, librarians, publishers and curators.

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Librarian's GIS Project Tracks Thanksgiving Foods

Nov
21

In times of yore, to trace the path of a meal from your table to the source may have only been a short jaunt out to some nearby woods. But in these days of modern transit, when the foods that people consume hail from various regions of the United States and even the globe, that path, many times, is much more complex.

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The Informed Librarian Online

Nov
21

The Informed Librarian Online ( www.informedlibrarian.com) is the information professional's current awareness service.

Each month, we link you to the contents of 300+ valuable domestic and foreign library and information-related jourrnals, e-journals, magazines, e-magazines, newsletters, e-newsletter, and blogs.

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