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Amigos Trustees Announce New Members, Elect Officers

May
18

Amigos Trustees Announce New Members, Elect Officers
Dallas, TX – Amigos Library Services is pleased to announce that four new members have been elected to serve three-year terms on the Amigos Board of Trustees. New Librarian Trustees are:
• Jennifer Crawford Goodson, Library Director, Fort Smith Public Library, Fort Smith, AR
• Anne Prestamo, Associate Dean of Libraries for Collection and Technology Services, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
• Carla J. Stoffle, Dean, University Libraries and Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

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Amigos Members Approve New Membership Structure and Fees Schedule

May
18

Dallas, TX – Members of Amigos Library Services resoundingly approved adoption of a new membership structure and fees schedule at the May 7, 2009, Amigos Member Business Meeting in Dallas. The new membership structure provides for a single membership category: Member of Amigos. The new fees schedule consists of 12 tiers each for academic and public libraries. Fees are determined by library type, size, and annual budget. The new member structure and fees schedules are effective July 1, 2009, the beginning of the new Amigos fiscal year.

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Milton Public Library Installs ITG’s 7-Bin Vista™ FullSort AMH Sorting System to Support Staff and Increase Efficiency

May
08

Norcross, Ga. – Milton Public Library has boosted efficiency and increased productivity with a 7-bin Vista™ FullSort automated materials handing (AMH) sorting system from the Integrated Technology Group (ITG), a division of Vernon Library Supplies, Inc. The Vista Sorting and the Apex VistaReturns™ Software represent an automated conveyor system designed to accept returned items, reactivate item security, separate materials that are on reserve, and assign other items to their appropriate locations.

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Kirtas Technologies high-quality, digital imaging services are now available to museums, art galleries and historical societies Natalie Russo joins the team as an imaging specialist dedicated to museums

May
06

MAY 6, 2009 – For several years, Kirtas Technologies has provided digitizing systems, services and software to university and public libraries, corporations, government agencies, and other organizations requiring outstanding quality digital images for their rare and out-of-print books, manuscripts and other important documents.

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Is Science Fiction Predicting the Future?

May
01

EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing allows readers to see into the future with an “electronic brain”… but are we the first to find this technology?

The BBC recently reported that Britain has developed an “electronic brain” — a web technology that not only revolutionizes the way individuals surf the net, but the way knowledge is gathered.

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Internet Resources Newsletter - May 2009 Issue now available

Apr
30

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Kirtas offers the latest innovation in digitization for oversize books, documents, artwork, and objects

Apr
29




SkyView’s automated, motorized, overhead camera system can easily capture newspapers, manuscripts, historical documents, maps, photographs and artwork, providing an efficient, high-resolution solution for preservation and reproduction purposes. Image details stay crisp and true-to-life using Canon’s acclaimed EOS-1 Ds Mark III digital SLR camera.

Digitization provides numerous benefits for many organizations by:

• Enhancing access to valuable information held captive in physical books that are unavailable to the general public

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Time Travel Lands Australian Author Back in Australia!

Apr
17

Australia’s Fremantle Press recently purchased the rights to “Time Machines Repaired While-U-Wait” by Australian K. A. Bedford. The rights were purchased from EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing, an imprint of Hades Publications Inc.

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Rochester Institute of Technology partners with Kirtas Technologies to make its famed Middleton Collection available to the world

Mar
30

ROCHESTER, N.Y., MARCH 24, 2009 – Housed within Rochester Institute of Technology’s (RIT) Cary Graphic Arts Collection is the Bernard C. Middleton Collection, one of the finest resources in the world for the study of bookbinding history and practice.

And as ironic as it may seem, even a collection of books about bookbinding can find a place to call home in the online world. Kirtas and RIT today announced that RIT’s famed Middleton Collection is available on Kirtasbooks.com, joining the growing number of content partners providing collections and titles to the site.

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Internet Resources Newsletter - April 2009 issue now available

Mar
30

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