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"Time Machines Repaired While-U-Wait", by K. A. Bedford, Receives Nomination for Australia’s Aurealis Award

Dec
09

(Calgary, Canada) Hades Publications announced today that the K. A. Bedford’s newest science fiction novel Time Machines Repaired While-U-Wait has just been nominated for Australia’s prestigious Aurealis Award.

K. A. Bedford celebrated his newest science fiction novel earlier this fall with a bang and a tour. He made appearances at the World Science Fiction Convention in Denver Colorado and was the Guest of Honor at ConVersion in Calgary Alberta. Time Machines Repaired While-U-Wait is unlike his other three releases: Orbital Burn, Eclipse, and Hydrogen Steel.

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Evergreen Indiana Adds More Libraries, Goes Double Digits

Dec
09

Evergreen Indiana Adds More Libraries, Goes Double Digits
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Norcross, GA – December 9, 2008
The Evergreen Indiana shared catalog has grown to fourteen libraries, now that Jennings County, Brownstown, Melton, Butler, and Odon Winklepleck Public Libraries have migrated to Evergreen, the consortial-quality open-source library automation software. These five libraries join nine public library systems already part of this consortial catalog administered by the Indiana State Library.

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LibLime Relocates Corporate Headquarters to State Capital

Dec
09

COLUMBUS, OH--December 9, 2008--LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries, announced today that LibLime has relocated its U.S. corporate headquarters to Columbus, OH.

The new office is located in picturesque Easton Town Center. With more than 3-million sq ft of office space, Easton is home to the world or regional headquarters of companies like Limited Brands, Chase Home Finance, Safe Auto Insurance, NetJets, Lane Bryant and Huntington Bank, just to name a few.

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MyiLibrary Reaches Key Milestone with 175,000 Titles

Dec
04

LA VERGNE, TN – Ingram DigitalSM today announced that it now offers over 175,000 titles on its MyiLibrary aggregated e-book and e-content solution. Combined with the high quality of content and features that add value for academic, corporate and public libraries worldwide, crossing this threshold confirms MyiLibrary as the market leading e-content aggregation platform.

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Library Automation Systems and Services North American Market Report

Dec
04

The reportanalyzes the North American market for Library Automation Systems and Services in US$ Million.

The major product segments analyzed are Integrated Library Systems, Non-Integrated Library Systems, System Maintenance Services, Others (includes Hardware and Associated Library Services). Annual forecasts are provided for for the period of 2000 through 2015.

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Plano Independent School District Chooses Koha and LibLime

Dec
02

ATHENS, OH --December 2, 2008-- LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries announced today that the Plano Independent School District (ISD) in Plano, Texas has selected a Koha ZOOM appliance solution for their next integrated library system.

Encompassing 68 schools, Plano ISD is nationally recognized for its education excellence. Twenty-four Plano schools have captured the prestigious National Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence honor, awarded by the U.S. Department of Education. Several Plano ISD schools have received the honor twice.

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INCOLSA, NEBASE and PALINET join the Plinkit Collaborative

Dec
01

Plinkit was recognized with the 2008 ASCLA Leadership and Professional Achievement Award at ALA in Anaheim this year as an innovative, multi-state technology project with significant impact on libraries and communities across a broad section of America. The PLINKIT Collaborative is a pioneering initiative as it’s the first collaborative technology project of its kind among state library and regional agencies.

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LLAMA Mentoring Program Seeking Mentors and Mentees

Dec
01

Do you want to share your experience and expertise by encouraging and nurturing a future LLAMA leader?

Do you want to develop your leadership and management skills by learning from a current LLAMA leader?

If you answered yes to either of these questions, then you are just the right person to participate in an exciting 10 month formal mentoring program.

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SUSHI Schemas Updated to Support Release 3 of the COUNTER Code of Practice for Journals and Databases

Nov
26

The SUSHI (Standardized Usage Statistics Harvesting Initiative) standard (ANSI/NISO Z39.93 - 2007) defines an automated request and response model for the harvesting of electronic resource usage data, utilizing a Web services framework. Designed as a generalized protocol extensible to a variety of usage reports, it also contains an extension designed specifically to work with COUNTER usage reports.

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Last Call for Entries for Smart Poodle Publishing Writing Contest for Librarians

Nov
24

Debbie Glade
Smart Poodle Publishing
PO Box 817468
Hollywood, FL 33081
954-328-7465
www.smartpoodlepublishing.com
www.lillybadilly.com

There is only one week left before the December 1, 2008 deadline (5pm EST) to enter the Smart Poodle Publishing "What I Wish Everyone Knew About Librarians" contesst.

Grand Prize = $500.

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