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OpenSciNY (http://opensciny.com/) is a free, one-day conference to be held on May 14, 2010, at NYU's Bobst Library in New York City, NY. It is geared toward academic faculty, students, and librarians interested in the impact of publicly-accessible scientific tools & resources, open access publishing in the sciences, and open data/notebook efforts. The hash tag for the conference is #opensciny
Alliance Library System and TAP Information Services are pleased to announce the fourth in a dynamic monthly series of online workshops librarians can enjoy right at their desktops on hot topics. The latest conference on Ebooks and Audiobooks is scheduled for May 11. Tom Peters of TAP Information Services is the keynote speaker. He will speak on “Portable Ereading: Prospects and Possibilities.” He will talk about the portable reading of ebooks and digital audiobooks and how they are transforming the way people read.
Other speakers for this day-long conference include:
GiveByCell Turns the Page on Library Fund Raising with Mobile Giving
LIBRARIE$ MATTER: Alliance Library System and Give by Cell Partner to Offer Mobile Giving to Libraries
Partnership to increase donations and attract a new generation of donors
An innovative partnership called LIBRARIE$ MATTER was announced today between Alliance Library System (ALS), located in East Peoria, IL, and Give by Cell, a division of Guide by Cell Inc., located in San Francisco, CA.
What is National Library Week?
National library Week is an observance held by libraries across the country every year in the second week of April. It is a time to promote and celebrate the wonderful contributions of our local libraries and encourage additional library use and support. During this week, libraries will host special events centered on a special theme. This year’s theme is, "Communities thrive @ your library®." These events are designed to encourage reading and celebrate the staff and volunteers who work so hard to make our libraries a success.
The Author Ann Patchett will be talking about her work and signing copies of Bel Canto at 7 p.m. on April 12th, at St. Mark's High School in Delaware, as part of the New Castle County Community Services-sponsored New Castle County Reads program.
More details available at the link:
Alliance Library System and Learning Times Offer Innovation for
Libraries in the 21st Century!
Innovation…change, novelty, cutting edge, revolution, transformation, transition, invention pioneer. Antonym of innovation…custom, habit, old, rut, tradition, idleness, sameness.
Alliance Library System and Learning Times are pleased to announce the “Innovation for Libraries in the 21st Century!” online conference to be held May 12, 2010! More information about the conference can be found at http://www.learningtimes.net/innovation.
LAT AND iTEAM ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP AND JOINT PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT Synergies in Technology and Product Development Offer Unique Advantages
SOMERDALE, NJ, March 18, 2010: Library Automation Technologies, Inc. (LAT), a leader in library automation products, is pleased to announce strategic alignment with iTeam Resources, Inc. (iTeam) a respected leader in time and print management and Fee & Fine solutions for libraries. Not only has this cooperation resulted in a number of new ongoing product developments and options, but it has already extended the capabilities of existing LAT products to allow any device to become a print/time/Fee & Fine manager via LAT-Total™ option.
March 17, 2010 - 10:33am — Anonymous Patron (not verified)
Alliance Library System and TAP Information Services Announce
Trendy Topics 2010: Teens and Technology
~As eBooks become mainstream, NetLibrary users to benefit from
expanded eContent integration~
DUBLIN, Ohio/Ipswich MA, March 17, 2010 — OCLC and EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) have signed an agreement whereby EBSCO will purchase the assets of the OCLC NetLibrary Division and the rights to license a select number of vendor-owned databases currently available through the OCLC FirstSearch service. The purchase includes the NetLibrary eBook and eAudiobook platform as well as operations and infrastructure in Boulder, Colorado.
Saturday, March 13, 2010
On March 10, 2010 appropriations committees in the Florida House and Senate adopted positions eliminating all funding for Florida’s State Aid to Public Libraries program.
We are now looking for Volunteers to protest at the Florida State Capitol Building,
400 South Monroe Street in Tallahassee on Tuesday March 16, 2010. If you are interested in holding a sign in protest of the State Aid to Libraries being reduced to zero dollars please contact me at email@example.com