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Amigos Directors Announce New Members, Elect Officers

Media Contact:
Larry Godwin

May 12, 2010

Dallas, TX — The Board of Directors of Amigos Library Services is pleased to announce that four new members have been elected to serve three-year terms on the board. The new directors, whose terms run through 2013, are:
• Mr. Patrick Heath, Boerne, TX
• Ms. Charlie Kalogeros-Chattan, Los Alamos, NM
• Mr. Art Lichtenstein, Conway, AR
• Mr. Bill Parton, Russellville, AR

BOOK SALE FINDER LAUNCHES BOOK SALES TO GO - New Product Guides Book Buyers Directly to Used Book Sales Using GPS

Book Sale Finder, the online guide to used book sales, announced the release of Book Sales TO GOTM, a free product which allows people to easily locate library book sales and book stores throughout the USA and Canada.

ByWater Solutions to Exhibit at This Year’s Annual ALA Conference in Washington DC

May 10th, 2010
Nathan Curulla
(888) 900-8944

ByWater Solutions to Exhibit at This Year’s Annual ALA Conference in Washington DC

ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and official Koha support company, announced today that they will be exhibiting at this year’s annual American Library Association Conference in Washington DC at booth number 817.

EBSCO Publishing Introduces Referencia Latina™— General Reference Resource for Spanish-speaking Users

~ Designed to Assist Native Spanish-speaking Users with General Research Needs ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — May 7, 2010 — EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has released a new resource for its Spanish-speaking users. Referencia Latina™ is the definitive general reference resource for the rapidly growing native Spanish-speaking population in the United States covering issues in Latin America and Spain, as well as US and Global affairs.

Sign up for a Lightning Round or two when you register for the 2nd Reference Renaissance conference

Quick! You have 5 minutes to tell your colleagues about a great reference program, resource, service, or idea (maybe even about what you think will be the future of reference).

We’re looking for ideas that inspire and engage our students and patrons and make their lives easier and better. Maybe you'll tell us about a new technology that will change the way we do business. Or one that just makes it easier for users to reach professional help at the library.

Book Sale Manager Selected for Pepsi Refresh Everything Contest

Book Sale Manager is proud to announce their campaign to create awareness about library book sales in the U.S. has been selected to compete in the Pepsi Refresh Everything contest. Refresh everything is a campaign Pepsi started to help fund philanthropic causes. Each month, over 1000 different ideas are picked from thousands of applications to compete for votes. The cause with the highest votes is awarded a donation.

Texas Legal Legend Releases Memoir



Consumer Reports with Cars Best Deals Plus Now Available from EBSCOhost®

~ Consumers Union and EBSCO Publishing Expand Website
Access Options for Libraries ~

The Sorcerer's Dream, An Initiation into the Sorcerer's World and mastering conscious dreaming. Now available

The riveting autobiographical account The Sorcerer's Dream written by Dreamshield takes readers into the world of mastering conscious dreaming. This book, that follows in the traditions of Carlos Castaneda and others, gives a new approach to the traditional training of women sorcerers.

The Accidental Health Sciences Librarian: New Book Provides Guidance in a Critical Library Niche

April 26, 2010, Medford, New Jersey—Information Today, Inc. (ITI) has announced the publication of The Accidental Health Sciences Librarian by Lisa A. Ennis and Nicole Mitchell.