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Koha is Open-Source ILS of Choice, A New Study Finds

Mar
26

Columbus, OH--LibLime, the leader in open solutions for libraries,
announced today the results of a study conducted in 2008, that finds
Koha to be the open-source ILS of choice for respondents--across every
library type. LibLime is the foremost provider of Koha automation
solutions worldwide.

The study--conducted by Outsell, Inc--surveyed hundreds of library
decision-makers across the US and Europe. When current and potential
users of open source were asked which ILS package they preferred,
respondents selected Koha as their first choice across all segments by

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You Don’t Look Like a Librarian: New Book Looks at—and Shatters—Popular Stereotypes and Misconceptions About Librarians... Discusses New Images That Are Emerging in the Digital Information Age

Mar
26

March 31, 2009, Arlington, VA—At the opening of the 24th Annual Computers in Libraries conference and exhibition, Information Today, Inc. (ITI) announced the publication of You Don’t Look Like a Librarian: Shattering Stereotypes and Creating Positive New Images in the Internet Age, by Ruth Kneale. In this new book, librarian and blogger Kneale debunks outdated preconceptions about librarians and their profession that still exist in the digital era.

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PsycINFO Training Videos available on YouTube

Mar
25

The PsycINFO Department of the American Psychological Association is pleased to share training videos with you through the popular site YouTube. These videos provide guidance to using various features, as well as give tips to build precise searches. We are adding new videos regularly.

All of our videos are available on the PsycINFO Channel:

http://www.youtube.com/user/PsycINFO

For more information about APA Databases, visit our website at apa.org/databases.

Contact:

PsycINFO

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Blog for Public Libraries

Mar
24

Hi Public Librarians,

I’m a librarian at BCR and have worked for a number of years in adult services at public libraries. I recently started a blog for public librarians - “The Librarian is IN” - see http://blogs.bcr.org/publiclibraries/ I hope you enjoy it and I’d love to hear any comments, suggestions for topics, ideas etc. since this is a blog for you!

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Journal of Information Ethics Seeks Articles On: surveillance, biometrics, image manipulation

Mar
24

Robert Hauptman, editor of the JOURNAL OF INFORMATION ETHICS would like to receive articles (or proposals) on the following topics: surveillance, biometrics, image manipulation.

More information on the journal can be found here: http://www.mcfarlandpub.com/jie.html

Make initial contact at .

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San Diego Public Library Embraces Self Service

Mar
19

SOMERDALE, NJ, March 19, 2009: Library Automation Technologies, Inc. (LAT), a leader in library automation products, is pleased to announce it has completed the phase-one rollout plan for the San Diego Public Library, which encompassed over 36 machines in 18 branches.

The operation and patron interface were customized to meet the library system’s requirements while the physical looks were modified with custom table tops to match the library’s décor. The installed machines provide an easy, seamless and integrated environment for both patrons and staff.

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The Law Society of British Columbia Goes Live with Evergreen

Mar
18

The Law Society of British Columbia Goes Live with Evergreen
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Norcross, GA – March 18, 2009
The Law Society of British Columbia has gone live with Evergreen, the consortial-quality open-source library automation software. Jeremy Buhler, a graduate student from SLAIS at UBS, did most of the work developing the main page and migrating data. Buhler has recently begun working with British Columbia SITKA as a trainer/help desk specialist.

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Dawn Roberts Joins Equinox Software as Director of Marketing

Mar
16

Dawn Roberts Joins Equinox Software as Director of Marketing
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Norcross, GA – March 16, 2009

Equinox Software, Inc., the support and development company for Evergreen open-source library software, welcomes Dawn Roberts as Director of Marketing. Roberts will play a key role in helping to establish the company’s presence at industry trade shows and exhibitions.

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Ebooks and EContent 2009

Mar
15

Ebooks and Econtent 2009

London University College May 12th 2009

www.econtent2009.com

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Hard Timers: Resources for Libraries in Tough Economic Times

Mar
11

Times are tough. Library funding is down, library use is up, and people are asking more and more questions demanding more and more time from their public library staff. In response to these increasing demands on library resources, Library Development staff at the Washington State Library have been compiling resources and trying to find ways to help their libraries cope in Washington State.

The result: resource pages for library users and library staff.

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