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New Book Helps School and Public Libraries Connect, Partner, and Share Resources to Improve and Expand Services Even During Times of Extreme Fiscal Restraint
March 9, 2009, Medford, NJ—Information Today, Inc. (ITI) has announced the publication of Library Partnerships: Making Connections Between School and Pubic Libraries by Tasha Squires. In the new book, young adult library consultant Squires demonstrates a range of ways in which school and public libraries can create mutually beneficial relationships.
Queens Library invites all our colleagues to experience "Innovation in Libraries by The Shanachies," Tuesday, April 7, 2009, 9:30 am, Queens Library at Flushing, 41-17 Main Street at Kissena Boulevard, Flushing NY. Admission is free. RSVPs are essential. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
LA VERGNE, TN – The Taiwan Library Consortium, in conjunction with the government of Taiwan, has selected Ingram Digital, an Ingram content company focused on solutions for digital content management, hosting and distribution, to provide e-books and audio books to a majority of the nation’s libraries.
And WordPress adds great ease of use, permalinks, comments/trackbacks/pingbacks, and other social and web-centric features to that structured data. But that’s not news. The news is that Scriblio now has an internal data model that supports much more sophisticated uses (slides 3 and 4). Whereas previous versions of Scriblio were mostly just display and social interaction interfaces to data that’s created or managed elsewhere, this new version supports soup to nuts creation and management of collections.
Here's your chance to use your information/library science Master's
degree to very good purpose. If this Fellowship doesn't fit with your
interests or timing, please pass this announcement along to others who
may wish to pursue application.
The Grace and Harold Sewell Memorial Fund will award two 12-month,
paid "Learning Partnerships" placing experienced health sciences
librarians within leading health care organizations for the purpose of
both partners gaining a greater understanding of how best information
sciences can be effectively applied in each environment.
February 3, 2009-- The creators and developers of Koha, the first open source Integrated Library System (ILS), today announced that KohaCon 2009-- a conference for current and interested users of the Koha Integrated Library System--- will be held in Plano, Texas, April 16 &17, 2009.
From The University of California Newsroom
OAKLAND -- The University of California libraries and Springer Science+Business Media (Springer) have concluded a groundbreaking experimental agreement to support open access publishing by UC authors. The arrangement is part of the journals license negotiated by the California Digital Library on behalf of the 10 campuses of the University of California.
COLUMBUS, OH--January 23, 2009--LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries, announced today that the company is now offering support for Kete, an open-source community digital archive.
LibLime is offering the following Kete services for libraries: hosting, installation, support and training.
Kete is cutting-edge software that allows a community of users to collaboratively build a repository of historical and contemporary artifacts. Kete offers a complete multimedia experience, supporting upload and storage of:
It takes place during the 18th Havana International Book Fair where dozens of countries and scores of publishers exhibit their works.
It's a rare opportunity for professionals in library sciences, booksellers, educators and book lovers in general to get an unprecedented look into issues of freedom of expression directly from Cuban intellectuals, writers, librarians, publishers and curators.
HathiTrust Releases Experimental Full-Text Search Feature: Approximately 350,000 Public Domain Works Included
HathiTrust Releases Experimental Full-Text Search Feature:
Approximately 350,000 Public Domain Works Included