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The folks who work in libraries

ALA Brings Advocacy Presence to REFORMA National Conference

Aug
12

ALA's Advocacy Institute, entitled "Making our Voices Heard," will take
place from 1 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 18. The workshop will offer
advocacy essentials such as message development and coalition building
and offers a valuable opportunity to network and share ideas with
library advocates who work to meet the information needs of the Latino
community. Attendees will leave with the tools necessary to become
better advocates for their bilingual and multicultural communities and
campuses. Guest speakers will include Mario Ascencio, immediate

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New Durham Public Library Selects Koha

Aug
11

ATHENS, OH--August 11, 2008-- LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries, announced today that the New Durham Public Library in New Hampshire has selected a Koha Classic hosted solution for their next integrated library system.

New Durham Public Library's collection will be hosted off site at one of LibLime's secure data centers. The Library has also contracted with LibLime for data migration and support on their Koha system.

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You Loved the Blog--Now Read the Book!

Aug
08

For Immediate Release
Contact:Rob Colding
Information Today, Inc.
(609) 654-6266 ext. 330
[email protected]

Pop Goes the Library: New Book Helps Librarians Leverage Pop Culture to Connect with Users and Communities.

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Shawn Boyette Joins Equinox Software Inc.

Aug
08

Norcross, GA – August 7, 2008

Equinox Software, Inc., the support and development company for Evergreen, the consortial-quality open source library automation software, welcomes Shawn Boyette to the Equinox team as a Data Migration Specialist. Boyette will be assisting the development team with data preparation and migration as new libraries prepare to go live with Evergreen, the consortial-quality open-source library automation software.

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Amigos Library Services attains IACET accreditation

Aug
07

DALLAS, TX, August 7, 2008 – Amigos Library Services, Inc. now offers International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) Continuing Education Units for its approved online and face-to-face training courses.

IACET Authorized Provider status enhances the value for Amigos’ highly regarded training courses. “The widely recognized IACET accreditation demonstrates our commitment to a high standard of quality continuing education,” says Laura Kimberly, Amigos Continuing Education Services Manager.

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Southeast Kansas Library System Selects Koha ZOOM

Aug
07

ATHENS, OH--August 7, 2008-- LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries, announced today that the Southeast Kansas Library System in Kansas has selected a Koha ZOOM hosted solution for their next integrated library system.

SEKLS is the 8th consortium in 2008 to select LibLime's Koha ZOOM solution.

SEKLS's consortial collection of 364,000 items will be hosted offsite at one of LibLime's secure data centers. The Library has also contracted with LibLime for data migration, training and support on their Koha system.

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Branch District Library Goes Live With Evergreen

Aug
07

The Branch District Library is the first library in the Michigan Evergreen project to go live with Evergreen, the consortial-quality open-source library automation software. This is the first step in a process that will see seven Michigan public libraries - with a total of twenty-one branches - migrating to Evergreen by the end of the year. Michigan Evergreen is a shared-catalog project administered by the Michigan Library Consortium (MLC). Equinox Software, Inc., the support and development company for Evergreen, provided bumper-to-bumper support during the data migration process.

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776 Museums, Libraries, and Archives Selected to Receive IMLS Connecting to Collections Bookshelf

Aug
06

Washington, DC—Dr. Anne-Imelda Radice, Director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services ( IMLS ), announced today that 776 museums, libraries, and archives, representing every state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Guam have been selected to receive the IMLS Connecting to Collections Bookshelf.

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LibLime Announces Galen Charlton Promotion to VP, Research and Development

Aug
05

ATHENS, OH--August 5, 2008--LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries, announced today that Galen Charlton has been promoted to VP Research and Development.

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Hill Library Trends Newsletter - July 2008

Aug
01

Interested in knowing what libraries can do to encourage funding and public support? Or finding out which market research firm made a big recent acquisition? Or seeing just how the U.S. House of Representatives is looking into the tracking of your activities online?

You could track these stories down online yourself, or you could get them all in the keenly organized and freely available July 2008 Hill Library Trends Newsletter.

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