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Saint Catherine of Sienna School Partners with ByWater Solutions for Koha Support and Implementation

December 13th, 2010
Nathan Curulla
(888) 900-8944

Saint Catherine of Sienna School Partners with ByWater Solutions for Koha Support and Implementation

ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and official Koha support company, announced today that the St. Catherine of Sienna School of Trumball, CT. has partnered with them for the implementation and support of their official Koha integrated library system installation.

University of Toronto Expands - mk Sorting Systems Fuels Better Service / Enables Extended Hours

Bloomfield, Conn. — University of Toronto’s Robarts Library is engaging mk Sorting Systems to help improve patron service and provide easy self-service. New equipment frees staff from continuously checking in library materials to better serve patrons, including University students and faculty, with more valuable services. Robarts Library is the first of thirty-two branches at the University of Toronto to make such implementations.

German National Library of Economics and EBSCO Publishing Agree to Include ECONIS Content in EBSCO Discovery Service™

~ECONIS—One of the Largest Economics Databases Being Included in Base Index of EBSCO Discovery Service™ ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — December 7, 2010 — Metadata from ECONIS—the online catalog for the German National Library of Economics—will be searchable through EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) from EBSCO Publishing. The German National Library of Economics—Leibniz Information Centre for Economics is the world’s largest library for economics and ECONIS is one of the world’s largest databases dedicated to economics.

Amigos Library Services Presents Online Conference – RDA @ Your Library

DALLAS, TX, December 6 – Amigos Library Services will present a one day online conference RDA @Your Library on February 4. RDA @Your Library will cover a variety of topics to include RDA background/overview (FRBR and FRAD concepts), RDA training, RDA as Data (including a background on the concept of changes needed to library metadata) as well as why RDA might not be the right choice for libraries. Additionally, representatives of various Integrated Library Systems vendors as well as OCLC will present on their intentions towards RDA.

Code4Lib Journal Call for Papers

Call for Papers (and apologies for cross-posting):

The Code4Lib Journal (C4LJ) exists to foster community and share information
among those interested in the intersection of libraries, technology, and the

The Code4Lib Journal is now accepting proposals for publication in its 13th
issue. Don't miss out on this opportunity to share your ideas and experiences.
To be included in the 13th issue, which is scheduled for publication in mid
April 2011, please submit articles, abstracts, or proposals at or to

University of North Carolina at Greensboro Chooses EBSCO Discovery Service™

~EBSCO Discovery Service™ Selected New “One Search” Service Bringing Together Resources with Easy Linking Capabilities~

IPSWICH, Mass. —November 30, 2010 — The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) has selected EBSCO Discovery Service™ from EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) as the basis for One Search, the library’s single search experience. By looking closely at the available discovery options it came down to the interface, the ability to easily link to full text from within the results, customizability and the university’s experience with EBSCO.

Sequel to Boardwalk Empire Is The Northside: African Americans and the Creation of Atlantic City

For Immediate Release
Contact: Rob Colding
(609) 654-6500, ext. 330

Nelson Johnson, Whose New York Times Bestseller Inspired HBO’s Critically Acclaimed Series, Tells the True Story of the Seminal Black Community That Built Atlantic City

Hoarfrost and Cherry Blossoms

Set in the isolation of northern Canada, Hoarfrost and Cherry Blossoms is the story of Brian, a young man with a zest for life, and his eclectic group of good friends. Comedy and tragedy rival each other as they highlight the tenuous relationship between life and death.
Brian’s experiences are entertaining, absurd, outrageous and sometimes quite dramatic.

Children's Library Play Kit Wins Award

The Little Librarian library play kit has been selected as a finalist in the Disney Family Fun Magazine Toy of the Year Award Contest for 2010. Disney Family Fun Magazine states "Everything kids need to start a library, including book pockets, library cards, and more, can be found in this back-to-basics toy. The set encourages pretend play, reading, and organizational skills, but one tester's favorite part? Giving out late notices!"

U.S. Government Printing Office Content Available Through EBSCO Discovery Service™

~ Metadata for Federal Publications Included in Base Index of EBSCO Discovery Service™ ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — November 16, 2010 — Metadata from the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) will soon be searchable through EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) from EBSCO Publishing. EDS Customers will be able to search for federal records from the Government Printing Office’s Catalog of U.S. Government Publications.