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OpenSciNY: Study The Impact of Publicly-Accessible Scientific Tools & Resources

Apr
20

OpenSciNY (http://opensciny.com/) is a free, one-day conference to be held on May 14, 2010, at NYU's Bobst Library in New York City, NY. It is geared toward academic faculty, students, and librarians interested in the impact of publicly-accessible scientific tools & resources, open access publishing in the sciences, and open data/notebook efforts. The hash tag for the conference is #opensciny

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Taft College Partners with ByWater Solutions for Koha Support and Implementation

Apr
20

April 21st, 2010
CONTACT:
Nathan Curulla
(888) 900-8944
[email protected]

Taft College Partners with ByWater Solutions for Koha Support and Implementation

ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and official Koha support company, announced today that Taft College, of Taft, CA. has partnered with them for the installation and support of the community version of the Koha integrated library system.

David Berry, Library Director of Taft College, commented on their decision to switch to Koha supported by ByWater Solutions;

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New Version of Scientific and Medical ART Imagebase (SMART Imagebase) Released—More Content and Features Now Available from EBSCO Publishing

Apr
15

~Popular Resource for Medical Illustrations and Medical Animations Adds Interface Enhancements and Additional Content ~

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Trendy Topics 2010: Ebooks and Audiobooks online conference

Apr
14

Alliance Library System and TAP Information Services are pleased to announce the fourth in a dynamic monthly series of online workshops librarians can enjoy right at their desktops on hot topics. The latest conference on Ebooks and Audiobooks is scheduled for May 11. Tom Peters of TAP Information Services is the keynote speaker. He will speak on “Portable Ereading: Prospects and Possibilities.” He will talk about the portable reading of ebooks and digital audiobooks and how they are transforming the way people read.
Other speakers for this day-long conference include:

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LIBRARIE$ MATTER Mobile Giving Campaign with GiveByCell

Apr
13

Media Contact:

Lori Bell
[email protected]

Lori Shepherd
[email protected]
510-967-4691

GiveByCell Turns the Page on Library Fund Raising with Mobile Giving
LIBRARIE$ MATTER: Alliance Library System and Give by Cell Partner to Offer Mobile Giving to Libraries

Partnership to increase donations and attract a new generation of donors
An innovative partnership called LIBRARIE$ MATTER was announced today between Alliance Library System (ALS), located in East Peoria, IL, and Give by Cell, a division of Guide by Cell Inc., located in San Francisco, CA.

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BookSaleManager Invites you to Celebrate National Library Week

Apr
11

What is National Library Week?
National library Week is an observance held by libraries across the country every year in the second week of April. It is a time to promote and celebrate the wonderful contributions of our local libraries and encourage additional library use and support. During this week, libraries will host special events centered on a special theme. This year’s theme is, "Communities thrive @ your library®." These events are designed to encourage reading and celebrate the staff and volunteers who work so hard to make our libraries a success.

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Quiet Revolution in Middle Georgia

Apr
11

This quiet revolution in Middle Georgia is described in the award winning "Patches of the Quilt: True Stories from a Children’s Home." Macon, Georgia literary event.

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The British Library’s Electronic Table of Contents File (ETOC) Now Part of EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS)

Apr
08

~ Coverage for More than 20,000 Journals—Adding Even Greater Breadth
to the Already Immense EDS Base Index ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — April 8, 2010 — A new partnership will add the British Library’s Electronic Table of Contents File (ETOC) to EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS). ETOC was created to identify journal articles and conference papers from the British Library’s Document Supply collections. ETOC includes more than 36.5 million records providing broad subject coverage across all academic disciplines with 2.5 million articles being added each year.

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First Known Library in Kentucky Now Live on Evergreen

Apr
07

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Norcross, GA — April 7, 2010
Washington County Public Library is the first known library in Kentucky to go live with Evergreen, the consortial, open-source library automation software. Equinox Software provided assistance with the migration and will continue to provide ongoing technical support.

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ByWater Solutions’ Nicole C. Engard to Present at Computers in Libraries 2010 Conference in Arlington VA.

Apr
05

April 5th 2010
CONTACT:
Nathan Curulla
(888) 900-8944
[email protected]

ByWater Solutions’ Nicole C. Engard to Present at Computers in Libraries 2010 Conference in Arlington VA.

ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and official Koha support company, is proud to announce that Nicole C. Engard will be presenting at this years Computers in Libraries Conference in Arlington Virginia.

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