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OCLC and Yelp increase visibility of libraries on the Web

Dec
10

OCLC, the nonprofit computer library service and research organization, is working with Yelp, the leading website and mobile app that connects consumers with great local businesses, to increase public access to local library information.

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OCLC and ProQuest work together to automate e-book collection management

Nov
04

A new collaboration between OCLC and ProQuest automates the process to keep e-book holdings from ebrary and EBL – Ebook Library up to date in WorldCat and library catalogs and offers current links to library users for easy access to those titles. The initiative builds on OCLC’s work with ProQuest’s e-book businesses to support Demand-driven Acquisition (DDA) workflow and e-book access.

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Personal Archiving: Multi-Authored Book Offers the First Broad Exploration of the Emerging Field of Personal Digital Archiving

Oct
22

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

October 22, 2013, Medford, New Jersey—Information Today, Inc. (ITI) announced the publication, in print and ebook editions, of Personal Archiving:Preserving Our Digital Heritage, edited by Donald T. (Don) Hawkins with a foreword by Brewster Kahle.

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Amigos Library Services Presents Online Conference – MOOCs, Mobile Technologies - Their Impact on Reference Service

Oct
21

Amigos Library Services will present a one day online conference “MOOCs, Mobile Technologies - Their Impact on Reference Service” November 7, 2013. The conference will cover a variety of topics, including MOOCs, Copyright, Open Educational Resources, Catalogs, Digital Content, Mobile Technologies, Mobile Reference and Community Reference.

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The Alberta Library selects OCLC group catalogue as its provincial discovery tool, TAL Online

Sep
05

The Alberta Library (TAL), a consortium of 49 public, university, college, technical institute and special libraries, has selected a group catalogue solution from OCLC as its provincial discovery tool. The revamped union catalogue, TAL Online, makes 25 million items available to Albertans, and is scheduled to launch in October 2013.

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Amigos Library Services Presents Online Conference – Preservation: Back to Basics

Aug
20

DALLAS, TX, August 19, 2013 – Amigos Library Services will present a one-day online conference “Preservation: Back to Basics” Thursday, September 19. The conference will cover a variety of topics, including in-house book and paper repair, emergency preparedness and disaster planning, preservation of analog and digital photos, audio cassette reformatting, and much more.

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OCLC names five librarians to participate in 2014 Jay Jordan IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development Fellowship Program

Aug
20

OCLC, along with the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), has named five librarians chosen to participate in the Jay Jordan IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development Fellowship Program for 2014.

The 2014 Jordan IFLA/OCLC Fellows were announced today by Skip Prichard, OCLC President and CEO, at a news conference during the World Library and Information Congress: 79th IFLA General Conference and Assembly in Singapore.

The 2014 Jordan IFLA/OCLC Fellows are:

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Amigos Receives TSLAC Grant to Fund E-book Project

Aug
05

Dallas, TX — Amigos Library Services (Amigos) announces it has received a Library Cooperation Grant from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC). The grant will help fund a project to develop a new e-book distribution platform. The planned service will provide e-books for library patrons, searchable through an Amigos search interface or a local library catalog. Amigos will create the platform and negotiate directly with publishers to obtain content. The grant funds will be provided from the U.S.

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ASIS&T Makes Key Editorial Appointment

Aug
01

For Immediate Release
For information contact:
John B. Bryans
Information Today, Inc.
609.654.6266 or
800.300.9868, ext. 134

August 1, 2013. The Association of Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) in cooperation with Information Today, Inc. (ITI) has announced the appointment of Dr. Gerald Benoît as Editor of the ASIS&T Monograph Series. In this role, Benoît will acquire and develop print and digital monographs covering a range of practical and theoretical topics in information science and technology and allied disciplines.

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