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Rochester Institute of Technology partners with Kirtas Technologies to make its famed Middleton Collection available to the world
ROCHESTER, N.Y., MARCH 24, 2009 – Housed within Rochester Institute of Technology’s (RIT) Cary Graphic Arts Collection is the Bernard C. Middleton Collection, one of the finest resources in the world for the study of bookbinding history and practice.
And as ironic as it may seem, even a collection of books about bookbinding can find a place to call home in the online world. Kirtas and RIT today announced that RIT’s famed Middleton Collection is available on Kirtasbooks.com, joining the growing number of content partners providing collections and titles to the site.
COLUMBUS, OH - March 30, 2009 - LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries, and WALDO (Westchester Academic Library Directors Organization) have announced that Warren County Community College (WCCC) in New Jersey has selected Koha ZOOM for their next integrated library system (ILS).
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Social Responsibility Journal Special Issue explores social responsibility in developing and transition countries
Emerald’s approach to publishing embraces the notion that ‘diversity brings strength in knowledge ecology’ and encourages the ‘export’ of ideas into the developing world.
In her introduction to the special issue, Maria Aluchna Comments: “The issue offers a wide range of topics presenting aspects of current challenges of both topic of CSR and corporate governance. I truly recommend all the articles published in this special issue”.
The issue consists of two sections, the first discusses the status and development of CSR and the second focuses on corporate governance.
Salem Church Library of the Central Rappahannock Regional Library Integrates ITG Self-Checkout Kiosks with SirsiDynix Horizon ILS
Norcross, Ga. – Integrated Technology Group (ITG), a division of Vernon Library Supplies, Inc., has implemented ITG’s Apex XpressCheck™ patron self-service kiosks at the Salem Church branch of the Central Rappahannock Regional Library in Fredericksburg, Virginia. The self-service kiosks work in conjunction with the library’s SirsiDynix Horizon integrated library system (ILS) and existing barcode labels. The new system also features ITG’s fine and fee payment system.
Evergreen to Power Newly-formed South Carolina Consortium, SC LENDS
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Norcross, GA – March 26, 2009
Evergreen open source library software will power SC LENDs (South Carolina Library Evergreen Network Delivery System), a statewide consortium for a massive shared catalog and other services spearheaded by the South Carolina State Library. Equinox Software Inc., “The Evergreen Experts,” will provide data migration, software configuration, and post-migration 24-7 technical support.
Columbus, OH--LibLime, the leader in open solutions for libraries,
announced today the results of a study conducted in 2008, that finds
Koha to be the open-source ILS of choice for respondents--across every
library type. LibLime is the foremost provider of Koha automation
The study--conducted by Outsell, Inc--surveyed hundreds of library
decision-makers across the US and Europe. When current and potential
users of open source were asked which ILS package they preferred,
respondents selected Koha as their first choice across all segments by
You Don’t Look Like a Librarian: New Book Looks at—and Shatters—Popular Stereotypes and Misconceptions About Librarians... Discusses New Images That Are Emerging in the Digital Information Age
March 31, 2009, Arlington, VA—At the opening of the 24th Annual Computers in Libraries conference and exhibition, Information Today, Inc. (ITI) announced the publication of You Don’t Look Like a Librarian: Shattering Stereotypes and Creating Positive New Images in the Internet Age, by Ruth Kneale. In this new book, librarian and blogger Kneale debunks outdated preconceptions about librarians and their profession that still exist in the digital era.
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The Law Society of British Columbia Goes Live with Evergreen
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Norcross, GA – March 18, 2009
The Law Society of British Columbia has gone live with Evergreen, the consortial-quality open-source library automation software. Jeremy Buhler, a graduate student from SLAIS at UBS, did most of the work developing the main page and migrating data. Buhler has recently begun working with British Columbia SITKA as a trainer/help desk specialist.