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Integrated Technology Group Gained 19 New Clients, Acquired A New Patent and Hired An Account Manager in 4th Quarter

Feb
05

Norcross, Ga. – The Integrated Technology Group (ITG), a division of Vernon Library Supplies, Inc., gained 19 new clients, acquired a patent by the U.S. Patent Office and added a new account manager in the fourth quarter of 2008. In addition, the ITG Scan & Print System was used by Equinox Software, Inc. to assist Indiana libraries in the migration to Evergreen, an enterprise-class, open source, integrated library system (ILS). The ITG Scan & Print System can re-label bar codes on items at a rate of more than 250 books per hour.

Patent for AV Xpress™

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New Website to Promote Library Book Sales and Bookstores in Tough Economy

Feb
02

Marion, Iowa (February 2, 2009) - Book sales are excellent fund-raising events for local libraries especially during tough economic times when people are searching for bargains. A new website, BookSaleList.com, has been launched to help libraries promote book sales and bookstores.

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October 6th Stories Fly Around the World in Fifteen Schools to celebrate International School Libraries Month

Oct
03

London, October 3, 2008: From Stockport, via Louisiana to Saigon, a British School Library Manager is organising a global creative writing day for fifteen schools in three continents on October 6th, the UK designated celebration Day of International School Libraries Month, and is supported by five acclaimed British children's authors.

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Schenectady (NY) Library Will Need a Year for a Major Renovation

May
07

If they want a new library, they won't be able to use the old one for awhile.

The $8M project calls for temporary closure of Schenectady Main Library; over 1,400 daily library patrons will be forced to seek other options while the library is closed for a year or more. The building, opened about 40 years ago, is at Clinton and Liberty streets, sandwiched between City Hall and police headquarters.

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In the library with a leading Islamic liberal

May
06

Egyptian Gamal Banna backs women's right to lead prayers and thinks clerics should adapt to modern times the LA Times reports.

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