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Nakusp (B.C.) Public Library Goes Live with Evergreen

Oct
22

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Norcross, GA – October 22, 2008

Nakusp Public Library has become the 11th library in British Columbia’s SITKA consortium to go live with Evergreen, the consortial-quality open-source library automation software.

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Latest issue of ITALica, a new weblog on libraries and information technology

Oct
22

ITALica is currently a pilot project. Our current issue includes content submitted by authors appearing in the September (vol. 27, no. 3) issue of ITAL:

- Mark Cyzyk, "Virtues and Values in Digital Library Architecture"

- Erik Lease Morgan, "MyLibrary: A Digital Library Framework and Toolkit"

- Mireia Ribera Turro, "Are PDF Documents Accessible?"

- James Feher and Tyler Sondag, "Administering an Open-Source Wireless Network"

- Robert N. Bland and Mark A. Stoffan, "Returning Classification to the Catalog"

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[Reposted] eXtensible Catalog - New Website

Oct
22

The eXtensible Catalog (XC) Project is working to design and develop a set of open-source applications that will provide libraries with an alternative way to reveal their collections to library users. XC will provide easy access to all resources (both digital and physical collections) across a variety of databases, metadata schemas and standards, and will enable library content to be revealed through other services that libraries may already be using, such as content management systems and learning management systems.

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ITG Expands Its Product Line with the Automated Library Patron Services Network Manager

Oct
21

Norcross, Ga. – The Integrated Technology Group (ITG), a division of Vernon Library Supplies, Inc., is now offering Automated Library Patron Services (ALPS) to help libraries regulate public access computing and print cost management. ALPS provides a centralized solution that facilitates workstation time control, desktop security, automated computer reservations and print control.

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eXtensible Catalog - New Website

Oct
17

The eXtensible Catalog (XC) Project is working to design and develop a set of open-source applications that will provide libraries with an alternative way to reveal their collections to library users. XC will provide easy access to all resources (both digital and physical

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Virtual Worlds, Real Libraries: Innovators Describe Pioneering Library and Educational Projects in Second Life and Other Virtual Environments, Stephen Abram,

Oct
16

October 20, 2008, Monterey, CA—At the 12th annual Internet Librarian Conference and Exhibition, Information Today, Inc. (ITI) announced the publication of Virtual Worlds, Real Libraries: Librarians and Educators in Second Life and Other Multi-User Virtual Environments, edited by Lori Bell and Rhonda B. Trueman.

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ShanachieTour: A Library Road Trip Across America: Dutch Librarians Take a 3-Week Expedition in the United States to Capture the Spirit of Librarians and Libraries

Oct
16

October 20, 2008, Monterey, CA—At the 12th annual Internet Librarian conference and exhibition, Information Today, Inc. (ITI) announced the release of ShanachieTour: A Library Road Trip Across America, a unique book/DVD set by Erik Boekesteijn and Jaap van de Geer, with photographs by Geert van den Boogaard.

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Poetry In The Naughties

Oct
16

Bookhabit.com and the New Zealand Poetry Society are hosting an online international poetry competition celebrating written and performance poetry. The inclusion of an audio and youtube video section, made possible by the online nature of the competition, will bring the poetry alive and broaden its reach to a new audience and generation.

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