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Code4Lib Journal Announces Publication of Issue 4

Sep
22

The fourth issue of the Code4Lib Journal is now available at http://journal.code4lib.org/ .

Editorial Introduction -- Issue 4
Ken Varnum
http://journal.code4lib.org/articles/363

Auto-Populating an ILL form with the Serial Solutions Link Resolver API
Daniel Talsky
http://journal.code4lib.org/articles/108
In this article we'll take a tour of the OpenURL protocol; discover
how to use it to get an XML API response from the Serial Solutions link
resolver; and see how to receive and process that XML data using PHP to

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hakia Issues Open Call to Librarians and Information Professionals: Help Us Guide Web Searchers to Credible Web Sites

Sep
22

WASHINGTON, DC – September 22, 2008 – Semantic search engine hakia today announced an open call to librarians and information professionals to participate in a new program to unlock credible and free Web resources to Web searchers. Currently, hakia is generating credibility-stamped results for health and medical searches to guide users towards credible Web content. These results come from credible Web sites vetted by the Medical Library Association.

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Call for Papers-Fifth International Conference on Technology, Knowledge and Society

Sep
18

FIFTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON TECHNOLOGY, KNOWLEDGE AND SOCIETY
Huntsville, Alabama, USA
30 January to 1 February 2009
http://www.Technology-Conference.com

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The Plaid Tongued Devils at the October 2008 World Fantasy Convention

Sep
15

***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE***
For information or interview requests, contact:
Justyn Perry, Marketing Manager
Tel: 403-254-0160
Email: [email protected]

The Plaid Tongued Devils at the October 2008 World Fantasy Convention

Calgary, AB – October 29, 2008 - Edge Science Fiction and Fantasy presents The Plaid Tongued Devils, playing at the 2008 World Fantasy Con Party on Wednesday, October 29, from 9pm to 12 am. Details available at www.edgewebsite.com.

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Ingram Digital SM Rolls Out Patron Select e-Book Program for Greater Western Library Alliance Members

Sep
10

Participating research libraries can customize content collections based
on patrons’ requirements and usage patterns

LA VERGNE, TN –The Greater Western Library Alliance (GWLA) has selected
Ingram Digital SM, an Ingram Content Company focused on solutions for
digital content management, distribution and promotion, to launch the
consortium’s first user driven e-book program.

A consortium of 31 research libraries located in the Midwestern and
Western U.S., GWLA is offering members the ability to leverage Ingram
Digital’s inventory of more than 100,000 academic and scholarly titles

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Version 73, Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography

Sep
09

Version 73 of the Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography is now available from Digital Scholarship.
This selective bibliography presents over 3,350 articles, books, and other printed and electronic sources that are useful in understanding scholarly electronic publishing efforts on the Internet.

http://www.digital-scholarship.org/sepb/sepb.html

The Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography: 2007 Annual Edition (PDF file) is also available.

http://www.digital-scholarship.org/sepb/annual/annual.htm

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National survey of public library funding and technology access

Sep
08

A national survey of public library funding and technology access was mailed to public libraries early September 2008. The survey, part of a broader study of public library funding and technology access issues, is funded by the American Library Association and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and conducted by researchers from Florida State University's Information Use Management and Policy Institute and the University of Maryland’s Center for Library Innovation, and builds on research conducted since 1994.

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Cooking With CALIS

Sep
08

For all you foodies out there - newbies and expert (seasoned) - the Canadian Association of Special Libraries and Information Services (CASLIS) invites you to submit recipes for our 2008 cookbook.

Do you have a favourite recipe scribbled on an old catalogue card? A special dish from your local area? (Anyone up for tourtière or Saskatoon pie?) A drink you mix to dull the pain of the budget meeting/board meeting/ (it's 4 o'clock somewhere, right?)

Please send in your recipes by October 20, 2008 to [email protected].

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Apply today for the 6th annual "We the People" Bookshelfgrant opportunity

Sep
05

The ALA Public Programs Office is pleased to partner with the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for the sixth We the People Bookshelf project. Part of the NEH’s We the People program, the Bookshelf encourages young people to read and understand great literature while exploring themes in American history.

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