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National Archives Highlights 'Ping Pong Diplomacy' in August

Jul
01

Featured Document Display: Ping Pong Diplomacy

August 1-28, East Rotunda Gallery

The display highlights a State Department "Intelligence Brief" noting
remarks made by Chinese Premier Chou En-lai to the U.S. table tennis team
during their visit to China. The Premier emphasized the "new page" in the
relationship between the United States and China with the adoption of a
"people's diplomacy." The display also includes a picture of the U.S. table
tennis team at the Great Wall of China in April 1971.

History Declassified: Nixon in China

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Just Released Audiobook starring Tovah Feldshuh

Jun
29

Edges O Israel O Palestine

Written by Leora Skolkin-Smith

Read by Tovah Feldshuh, accomplished actress of stage and screen

Originally published in 2005 by Glad Day Books
Edges O Israel O Palestine, by Leora Skolkin-Smith, was first published in 2005, by Glad Day Books, a new publishing house, founded by Grace Paley and her husband Robert Nichols.

Edges is a coming of age story about an adolescent girl visiting her maternal relatives in the Jerusalem of 1963.
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Salinas Public Library Selects Koha ZOOM and YakPac

Jun
28

Athens, OH--June 28, 2008-- LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries announced today that the Salinas Public Library in California has selected a Koha ZOOM hosted system for their next integrated library system. The Library will also be implementing YakPac-- a kids' OPAC interface supported by LibLime.

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BCR's CDP Publishes Digital Imaging Best Practices, Version 2.0

Jun
26

BCR News Release
For Immediate Release
Contact: Brandie Baumann – [email protected] or 303.751.6277 x110
June 25, 2008

AURORA, CO, June 25, 2008 — BCR’s CDP has released the updated Digital Imaging Best Practices, Version 2.0, featuring new sections on digital cameras, digital preservation and more. The revised Digital Imaging Best Practices document is based on the Western States Digital Imaging Best Practices Guide published in 2003, developed by experts and practitioners in the field.

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New World Book Discover is the Only Online Reference Source for Differentiated Learning

Jun
26

All students need reliable reference tools and World Book has introduced World Book Discover, a new resource designed specifically to meet the needs of students who read below the level of their peers. This latest addition to the World Book Web provides content, tools, and features to help bridge the achievement gap and support differentiated instruction.

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Professional Grant Proposal Writing Workshop (August 2008: Louisville, KY - University of Phoenix Campus)

Jun
26

The Grant Institute
Grants 101: Professional Grant Proposal Writing Workshop
will be held at the
University of Phoenix - Louisville Campus
Louisville, Kentucky
August 13 - 15, 2008
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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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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