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Amigos Announces 2011 Fellowship and Opportunity Award Winners

May 24, 2011 — The Amigos Library Services Board of Directors is pleased to announce the winners of its 2011 Amigos Fellowship and Opportunity Award. They are:

Virginia Kay Williams and Nancy Deyoe, Ablah Library, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS — Project Title: Diversity in Library Youth Collections

Adrianna Lancaster, East Central University, Ada, OK — Project Title: Integrating Interaction into Instruction

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Partners with ByWater Solutions for Koha Support and Installation Services

5/24/2011
CONTACT:
Nathan Curulla
(888) 900-8944
sales@bywatersolutions.com

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Partners with ByWater Solutions for Koha Support and Installation Services

ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and official Koha support company, announced today that the Texas Tech University Health Science Center's Preston Smith Library of the Health Sciences has partnered with them for the installation and support of the Koha integrated library system.

Corporate Web-Based Training Center Now Available from EBSCO Publishing

~ Employee Training Centers Designed to Assist Companies with Compliance and Training Needs ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — May 23, 2011 — EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has expanded its corporate learning offerings to include a ready to use, web-based training center. EBSCO and Business & Legal Resources® (BLR) have signed an agreement enabling corporations and government agencies to subscribe to BLR’s Employee Training Center through EBSCO.

Calling All Team Players – Gale and Library Media Connection Seek Nominations for the 2011 TEAMS Award

Farmington Hills, Mich., May 19, 2011 – Gale, part of Cengage Learning, and Library Media Connection magazine are calling all media specialists and educators at K-12 public and private schools in the U.S. and Canada to share their collaboration success stories and submit for the 2011 TEAMS Award – Teachers and Media Specialists Influencing Student Achievement. The TEAMS Award recognizes teacher–media specialist teams in elementary, middle and high school settings for their critical collaboration to promote learning and achievement.

EBSCO Becomes NASIG Inaugural Organizational Member

~EBSCO Information Services accepts the role as NASIG’s first organizational member~

Birmingham, Ala., – May 19, 2011 – EBSCO is pleased to be accepted as the first organizational member of The North American Serials Interest Group, Inc. (NASIG). In this capacity, EBSCO supports the continuing education about serials, electronic resources and standards issues that affect libraries, publishers and vendors.

The San Benito County Free Library Goes Live on Koha with ByWater Solutions

May 17th, 2011
CONTACT:
Nathan Curulla
(888) 900-8944
sales@bywatersolutions.com

The San Benito County Free Library Goes Live on Koha with ByWater Solutions

ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and official Koha support company, announced today that the San Benito County Free Library of Hollister, CA. is now live on their official Koha integrated library system.

The San Benito County Free Library and the Open Source-Open Libraries Consortium have partnered with ByWater Solutions for their Koha implementation.

Gale Partners with TheGreenInterview.com to Bring Videos and Content to GREENR

Interviews with the “Green Giants” of Our Time to be Available in GREENR

Farmington Hills, Mich., May 16, 2011 — Gale, part of Cengage Learning, and TheGreenInterview.com, a Canadian subscription website offering unparalleled information on environmental subjects, today announced an agreement to enhance the content of GREENR, Gale’s electronic resource offering authoritative reference content in the area of sustainable development, the environment, energy and natural resources.

California Library Association Selects New Management Partner and Executive Director

*** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ***

CALIFORNIA LIBRARY ASSOCIATION SELECTS NEW MANAGEMENT PARTNER and EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
May 13, 2011

For more information contact:
Paymaneh Maghsoudi, President
California Library Association
Director of Library Services
Whittier Public Library
562-567-9920
pmaghsoudi@whittierpl.org

EBSCO Publishing Extends Reach of Content with New iPhone Application

~ Direct Access to EBSCOhost® Content via iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — May 12, 2011 — Accessing EBSCOhost® content just got easier with the release of a new iPhone application from EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO). Building on the success of EBSCOhost® Mobile, a website application designed for Internet capable mobile devices including smartphones, the new iPhone application (app) provides a quick and convenient way for Apple iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad users to access quality content via EBSCOhost.

EBSCO A-to-Z® Enhances Linking Capabilities from Popular Research Sites

~Customers can now use EBSCO A-to-Z® as a simple OpenURL link resolver with sites such as PubMed and Google Scholar~

Birmingham, Ala. – May 11, 2011 – EBSCO A-to-Z® customers who do not already have a link resolver can now offer the benefits of OpenURL linking to help their users locate full text in the library’s collection.