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Polytechnic University Goes Live with Koha

Jun
25

ATHENS, OH--June 26, 2008-- LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries, and Polytechnic University announced today that the Bern Dibner Library has gone live with a Koha ZOOM hosted system.

Bern Dibner's collection is hosted off-site at one of LibLime's secure data centers.

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The 2008 Backspace Writers Conference - August 7th & 8th - Manhattan, NY

Jun
25

Backspace “The Writers Place”
P.O. Box 454 - Washington, Michigan 48094
www.backspacewritersconference.com
www.bksp.org

Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Backspace, LLC is proud to announce the Fourth Annual Backspace Writers Conference held at the Radisson Martinique, Manhattan, NY – August 7th & 8th, 2008.

The 2008 Backspace Writers Conference brings together literary agents, acquisitions editors, best-selling authors, and publishing professionals for a two-day, two-track program of workshops, panels, and networking in the heart of the publishing world.

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Registration fee waived for librarians attending Atlanta Book Show

Jun
25

ATLANTA, Ga. – Here’s good news for librarians looking to make their book purchase dollars go further in a time when the national economy is contracting and budgets are shrinking.
When the Great American Bargain Book Show (GABBS) comes to Atlanta’s Cobb Galleria Centre on August 1-2, librarians from around the country are invited to attend free. Normal admission is $50.
The offer extends to librarians of all types - acquisition librarians, reference librarians, school media specialists, college and university librarians, special collections librarians and their supervisors.

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Code4Lib Journal, Issue 3 published

Jun
25

The third issue of the Code4Lib Journal is now available at http://journal.code4lib.org/
 
The table of contents included below:

Code4Lib Journal
* Editorial Introduction - Issue - http://journal.code4lib.org/articles/104
Ron Peterson

* Alternative Solutions for Off-Campus Authentication - http://journal.code4lib.org/articles/73

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LexisNexis® Introduces New Content, Functionality to Intellectual Property Solutions

Jun
25

To ensure success in the Intellectual Property (IP) world, attorneys need to access and incorporate the most relevant, comprehensive and up-to-date information available. LexisNexis® today announced it is expanding the content offerings available through lexis.com® and unveiling enhancements to its PatentOptimizerTM and Global IP Law Service solutions. Additionally, LexisNexis unveiled three new online law centers to help attorneys keep abreast of the latest news in patent, trademark and copyright law.

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The Survey of Academic Libraries, 2008-09 Edition is out Now

Jun
24

The Survey of Academic Libraries, 2008-09 Edition is out Now
DUBLIN, Ireland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/863d79/the_survey_of_acad) has announced the addition of the "The Survey of Academic Libraries, 2008-09 Edition" report to their offering.

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Elsevier Foundation Seeks Grant Proposals for Innovative Libraries and New Scholars

Jun
24

Elsevier Foundation Seeks Grant Proposals for Innovative Libraries and New Scholars

Awards target researchers in developing countries and academic workplace

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U of C funds Open Access Authors Fund

Jun
24

Fund gives professors and students access to new funds
University of Calgary professors and graduate students will now have access to a $100,000 Open Access Authors Fund designed to increase the amount of publicly available research.

The new fund, announced today by Thomas Hickerson, Vice-Provost, Libraries and Cultural Resources and University Librarian, is the first of its magnitude in Canada.

“I am proud that the University of Calgary is taking leadership in this movement to increase the worldwide accessibility of cutting-edge research,” said Hickerson (left).

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Marshall Public Library Selects Evergreen and Equinox

Jun
23

Marshall Public Library in Marshall, Missouri has selected Evergreen, the open-source library software,for its next-generation Integrated Library System. Marshall has chosen Equinox’s hosted Evergreenservice, an ideal solution for resource-conscious libraries seeking professional, round-the-clock supportfor their library systems.

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IMLS Laura Bush 21st Century Library Program Funding Announcement for 2008

Jun
22

The following is a text-only press release from the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). An HTML version of this release can be read on the agency's Web site at http://www.imls.gov/news/2008/061708.shtm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 17, 2008

IMLS Press Contacts
202-653-4632

Jeannine Mjoseth, [email protected]
Mamie Bittner, [email protected]

Institute of Museum and Library Services Awards More Than $20 Million to Support Librarians

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