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Emerald signs agreement with Biblioteca do Conhecimento Online Consortium

Jun
17

United Kingdom, June 2009 – Emerald Group Publishing is pleased to announce a new consortium agreement in Portugal. Lisbon-based Biblioteca do Conhecimento Online (B-ON) has signed a deal with the publisher, giving B-ON’s 78 members the opportunity to subscribe to Emerald Management Xtra or Emerald Subject Collections at discount rates.

Seven institutions have already confirmed their subscriptions to Emerald online collections of journals through this agreement:

• Escola Superior de Turismo e Hotelaria do Estoril (Estoril)
• Universidade Catolica Portugesa (Porto)

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OCLC and Kirtas Technologies partner to provide members and customers with access to digitized content

Jun
17

ROCHESTER, N.Y., JUNE 17, 2009 – Kirtas Technologies, the worldwide leader in bound-book digitization, and OCLC, a global online library service and research organization; have signed an agreement that will enable streamlined access to the ever-increasing numbers of digitized books to users of OCLC’s WorldCat and Kirtasbooks.com.

As part of the agreement, OCLC will now be able to provide its users with data indicating that a book is either available as digitized content or that it can be made available for digitization.

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The Accidental Library Marketer: New Book Fills Gaps In “True Marketing” Knowledge; Already Being Used In Grad School Course

Jun
11

July 12, 2009, Chicago, IL, and Medford, NJ—Information Today, Inc. (ITI) has announced the publication of The Accidental Library Marketer, by Kathy Dempsey. The publisher is launching the title with a special book signing at the 2009 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference, which takes place at Chicago’s McCormick Place West from July 9–15.

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Library forum promotes technology activism

Jun
11

"Any time someone puts a lock on something that belongs to you, against your wishes, and won't give you the key, they don't have your best interests at heart," warns Cory Doctorow, technology activist, journalist and best-selling science fiction author who will give the opening keynote at this year’s Internet Librarian International ( 15 & 16 October, London).

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Oscoda County Library (Mich.) Goes Live with Evergreen

Jun
09

Oscoda County Library (Mich.) Goes Live with Evergreen
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Norcross, GA — June 9, 2009

Oscoda County Library (Mich.) has gone live with Evergreen, the consortial-quality open-source library automation software. Equinox Software Inc., “The Evergreen Experts,” oversaw data migration and software configuration and will provide round-the-clock ongoing technical support.

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Nine Natural Resources Canada Libraries Migrate to Evergreen

Jun
08

Nine Natural Resources Canada Libraries Migrate to Evergreen
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Norcross, GA –June 8, 2009

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ALA announces new Virtual Conference sessions

Jun
04

CHICAGO—Attend Annual Conference from your desktop this year with the American Library Association’s (ALA) new Virtual Conference. ALA is offering 10 interactive Web sessions on Monday, July 13, and Tuesday, July 14, at the closing of the 2009 Annual Conference in Chicago.

Interact with speakers and other attendees during each of these hour-long sessions on a variety of exciting topics.

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Borders(R) Launches 'Babel Clash' Science Fiction Blog

Jun
04

Borders(R) has launched "Babel Clash," a new Science Fiction blog that proudly features the geekiest debates in the galaxy. Accessible at http://scifi.bordersblog.com/, "Babel Clash" is moderated by Borders' expert Science Fiction Buyer Morgan Burns and includes a rotating cast of authors and guest contributors who engage in debates on all things sci-fi. About every two weeks, a new guest contributor will join the blog to introduce new debate topics.

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Numerous improvements have been made to the free technology search service TechXtra

Jun
04

Numerous improvements have been made to TechXtra http://www.techxtra.ac.uk/ the free technology search service.

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