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Meet me @ the Library – Gale Celebrates National Library Week with Fun Giveaways and Free Access to Resources

Apr
04

Farmington Hills, MI, April 4, 2012 — Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, is celebrating National Library Week, April 8–14, by encouraging library advocacy in local communities across the country.

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Queens Library Invites You to Welcome the Shanachies

Mar
06

Queens Library invites all our colleagues to experience "Innovation in Libraries by The Shanachies," Tuesday, April 7, 2009, 9:30 am, Queens Library at Flushing, 41-17 Main Street at Kissena Boulevard, Flushing NY. Admission is free. RSVPs are essential. Please email [email protected].

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Free Webinar: TechSoup for Public Libraries--Donated Software and More

Jan
25

Through a nonprofit, TechSoup, public libraries can receive brand-new software donated by top companies for use on public access computers. For example, Microsoft Office Pro 2007 is available for a $20 admin fee or Vista for a $10 admin fee.

Not only can you get donated software, you can get articles, a community forum, free webinars and more. Attend this webinar and learn how your library can benefit from everything that TechSoup has to offer.

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LibLime Upgrades "Koha with Class": Free Hosted Koha for Library Classrooms Worldwide

Oct
08

Athens, OH--October 8, 2008-- LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries announced today that LibLime has upgraded the "Koha with Class" Initiative to the 3.0 version of Koha.

Koha with Class provides library school classrooms with up to five hosted installations of Koha, free of charge. The project is designed to give future librarians hands-on experience with library automation software and open source. Any college or university offering a program in Library and Information Studies/ Technology can participate.

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Publishing Company to Raise the Dead

Aug
11

Revelation-Insight Publishing Co. is determined to resurrect many of the old masterpieces from the “Public Domain” graveyard.
Aug 01, 2008 Orlando, Fla. This new and up and coming company has mapped out and begun to excavate various genres within this massive public burial site. Their objective is to segment the various masterpiece work into a “reader leveled” format, which is consistent with the current educational model. This approach will ensure a smooth a transition within the various levels and among the plethora of written bodies material.

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Free Parenting Newsletter Issued Monthly by Book Publisher Parenting Press

Aug
06

"News for Parents," available online at www.parentingpress/ezine.html or by e-mail subscription, is a free monthly newsletter that librarians can print out and post or compile in a notebook for their parenting/self help sections. Many of the activities can also be used for children's programs in libraries.

"Understanding Autism" is one of the lead stories in the August 2008 issue. Based on a new W.W. Norton book, "How to Talk to Parents about Autism," by Roy Q. Sanders, it describes typical symptoms for five types of autism.

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We Are Ready: Petition to the Chinese Government

May
01

Salman Rushdie, Francine Prose, Edward Albee, Rick Moody and Ma Jian will be among the writers attending a press conference Thursday, May 1, at which the PEN American Center will announce the delivery later that morning of a petition to the Chinese Mission to the United Nations. The petition demands the release of 39 writers and journalists imprisoned in China who PEN believes have been jailed for exercising their right to speak and write freely, which is guaranteed under Chinese and international law.

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