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---David Plouffe Book Tour Comes to Wilmington Delaware
- Release posted by Blake on December 1st 2009 08:38
The Delaware Center for the Book is very excited to be working with Wilmington University on this December 18th event. David Plouffe will be discussing his new book The Audacity to Win: the Inside Story and Lessons of Barack Obama’s Historic Victory. “Off the Page: An Afternoon with David Plouffe,” is presented by Delaware Center for the Book, Wilmington University Library, and Wilmington Univers...
---LIS Online Career Fair
- Release posted by Blake on December 1st 2009 08:36
Are you a new library school graduate – or mid-career and looking for a change? Are you wondering how to improve your career skills or ready to try a certificate program? Looking to refresh your resume? Alliance Library System and TAP Information Services invite you to join us for the first annual LIS Online Career Fair. Join us online in OPAL on Tuesday January 12, 2010 for an exciting day of lea...
---Seeking Submissions from Practicing Librarians
- Release posted by Blake on December 1st 2009 07:49
Surviving and Thriving in the Recession: A How-To-Do-It Manual for Librarians Book publisher: Neal-Schuman Editor: Carol Smallwood, MLS. Writing and Publishing: The Librarian's Handbook, American Library Association 2010 http://www.alastore.ala.org/detail.aspx?ID=2646 Librarians as Community Partners: An Outreach Handbook, American Library Association, 2010 http://www.alastore.ala.org/detai...
---Internet Resources Newsletter - Final issue
- Release posted by libram on December 1st 2009 04:48
The final and goodbye issue of the FREE monthly newsletter for academics, students and researchers is now available at: http://www.hw.ac.uk/libwww/irn/irn178/irn178.html No subscription or registration is needed to access this full-text newsletter at the above site. Featured in this issue: Comment So long, and thanks for all the fish A-Z New & Notable Web Sites: About 100 new...
---BCR Partners with Mosio to Bring Text a Librarian Service to Member Libraries
- Release posted by bbaumann-bcr on November 30th 2009 11:52
Aurora, CO, November 30, 2009 — BCR is partnering with Mosio, Inc., to bring its Text a Librarian service to BCR member libraries. Using mobile phone technology, patrons can text questions to reference services from their mobile phones and librarians can type answers on a web-based interface. Text a Librarian’s feature-rich mobile messaging system is a comprehensive, web-based interface (called...
---Amigos to Observe Employee Learning Week December 7-11
- Release posted by Larry Godwin on November 30th 2009 11:07
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 30, 2009 Media contact: Larry Godwin Phone: 1-800-843-8482, ext. 2847 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Amigos to Observe Employee Learning Week December 7-11 Dallas, TX – To increase awareness in the strategic value of learning in organizations, Amigos Library Services, in cooperation with the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD), will observe Emplo...
---European University Cyprus Selects LibLime Enterprise Koha
- Release posted by tina.burger on November 30th 2009 09:53
COLUMBUS, OH - November 30, 2009 - LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries, has announced that European University Cyprus (EUC) in Nicosia, Cyprus, has selected LibLime Enterprise Koha for their integrated library system. The Library's system will be installed, operated and maintained at one of LibLime's carrier-class data centers and distributed via Software as a Service on...
---The new issue of the Code4Lib Journal is now available.
- Release posted by Blake on November 24th 2009 06:31
The new issue of the Code4Lib Journal is now available. Issue 8's contents are as follows: Openness [Editorial Introduction] by Andrew Darby http://journal.code4lib.org/articles/2282 On openness and the Code4Lib Journal. ~ Infomaki: An Open Source, Lightweight Usability Testing Tool by Michael Lascarides http://journal.code4lib.org/articles/2099 Infomaki is an open source "lig...
---National Reading Program Provides Free Year-Round Programming for Schools and Public Libraries
- Release posted by dsloan on November 23rd 2009 09:57
Get kids excited about reading with the national Great Scavenger Hunt ContestTM reading program (http://www.kaycassidy.com/hunt/). Adopted by more than 250 school and public libraries, The Hunt provides a monthly trivia contest for readers ages 8 – 19, based on over 300 young adult and middle grade novels. Readers select a book and answer ten trivia questions accompanied by a special note from the...
---Kirtland Community College Selects Evergreen and Equinox
- Release posted by ESICorinne on November 23rd 2009 09:02
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Norcross, GA — November 23, 2009 Kirtland Community College has selected Evergreen for their next-generation integrated library system (ILS). Equinox Software, the Evergreen Experts, will provide data migration, software configuration, and post-migration technical support. The server for the new installation will be hosted at the college and members of the Michigan Librar...