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The Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication (ISSN 2162-3309) is a quarterly, peer-reviewed, open-access publication for original articles, reviews and case studies that analyze or describe the strategies, partnerships and impact of library-led digital projects, online publishing and scholarly communication initiatives.
Agreement between EBSCO Publishing and the Adam Matthew Group Adds Primary Source Collections to EBSCO Discovery Service™
~ Metadata and Searchable Full Text for Primary Source Collections and Works from Around the World Accessible to EBSCO Discovery Service™ Users ~
Beijing (CH) / Leiden (NL) – 1 September 2011
Today, at the Beijing International Book Fair a Journal Co-publication Agreement has been signed between Higher Education Press (Beijing) and Brill (Leiden). As of 2012 Brill will be responsible for the international print and online distribution of six scholarly journals in the Frontiers of China series, while Higher Education Press will be responsible for the Chinese market.
LibLime’s Koha with Class starts off the Fall 2011 semester working with nine different library schools. Several of these schools will be participating in LibLime’s Koha with Class program for the first time.
LibLime’s Koha with Class program provides free support for the LibLime Koha with Class installations to library school faculty throughout the world to give them a chance to embed the use of an ILS into their coursework and curricula. Students gain practical experience with library automation software as they prepare to enter the library workforce.
ByWater Solutions Welcomes Thatcher Rea as Lead Support Specialist
ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and official Koha support company is proud to welcome Thatcher Rea as their Lead Support Specialist. Thatcher will be overseeing the support department for ByWater Solutions and will be in charge of the delegation and escalation of customer support issues.
~EBSCO Discovery Service™ Helps Merge the Research Experience of Both Novice and Advanced Users~
IPSWICH, Mass. — August 30, 2011 — EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) from EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has been selected by Asbury Theological Seminary in Kentucky as its discovery service. The seminary was looking for a way to merge the research experiences of both novice and advanced users and EBSCO Discovery Service allows its users to have as simple or as complex a research experience as needed.
August 30, 2011 — Amigos Library Services is pleased to announce that Mr. Craig Stephenson, City Manager for the City of Ponca City, OK, has been appointed to the Amigos Board of Directors. Mr. Stephenson replaces Mr. Joel Valdez, Tucson, AZ, who was unable to serve. He will serve a one-year term on the Board and be eligible for election next spring to complete the remaining two years of Mr. Valdez’s three-year term.
Leiden - 29 August 2011
Writers Conferences Navigate Modern Publishing without Sacrificing Craft
Learn to navigate modern publishing without sacrificing quality of craft. Georgia Writers Association leads the way with two writing events in fall 2011.
New System Improves Public Access at Mississippi Department of Archives and History
The Mississippi Department of Archives and History, located in Jackson, Miss., went live in August with its installation of the Koha integrated library system in the state’s archives and historical library. ByWater Solutions will provide ongoing support for MDAH.