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Mill Valley Library wins grant to expand on success of true storytelling series

Oct
21

Mill Valley, Calif.—The Mill Valley Public Library has been awarded a $15,000 grant that will allow it to take first-person narrative to the next level in a ground-breaking program that gives participants the chance to be creators, not just consumers, of great stories. The program, Naked Truth: Connect, Create, Contribute (NT:CCC), brings together the best of story-centric programs like This American Life, StoryCorps and the Moth under one umbrella, while also providing guidelines and ideas for other public libraries interested in creating similar initiatives.

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Code4Lib Issue 22 Published

Oct
15

The Code4Lib Journal editors are pleased to bring you this latest issue. You can find it at http://journal.code4lib.org/issues/issues/issue22; titles and abstracts below.

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Editorial Introduction: Join Us at the Table
by Sara Amato
URL: http://journal.code4lib.org/articles/9052

The Call for Editors closes this Friday! See: http://serials.infomotions.com/code4lib/archive/2013/201309/3567.html
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VIAFbot and the Integration of Library Data on Wikipedia

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NEW ISSUE - English Translation of Introduction to O'Dell's "German & Austrian Exlibris", 2003

Oct
10

O'Dell, Dr Ilse: Deutsche und Osterreichische Exlibris 1500-1599 im Department of Prints and Drawings im Britischen Museum, published 2003 by British Museum Press (regrettably just in German).

Do you hold a copy of this book, either personally or in your library ? - Please check.

To make this German text accessible to English-speaking would-be readers, the Autumn 2013 issue of The Bookplate Journal reprints in English the extensive introduction, plus some improved illustrations. Please send orders & enquiries to [email protected].

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Information Today, Inc. Releases Career Q&A: A Librarian’s Real-Life, Practical Guide to Managing a Successful Career

Sep
24

For Immediate Release
Contact: Rob Colding
Information Today, Inc.
(609) 654-6266, ext. 330
[email protected]

From Graduation to Retirement, This Book by the Authors of a Popular Library Career Site Helps Librarians Plan for, Navigate, and Cultivate Rewarding Careers

September 24, 2013, Medford, New Jersey—Information Today, Inc. (ITI) announced the publication, in print and ebook editions, of Career Q&A: A Librarian’s Real-Life, Practical Guide to Managing a Successful Career by Susanne Markgren and Tiffany Eatman Allen.

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ASIS&T Makes Key Editorial Appointment

Aug
01

For Immediate Release
For information contact:
John B. Bryans
Information Today, Inc.
609.654.6266 or
800.300.9868, ext. 134

August 1, 2013. The Association of Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) in cooperation with Information Today, Inc. (ITI) has announced the appointment of Dr. Gerald Benoît as Editor of the ASIS&T Monograph Series. In this role, Benoît will acquire and develop print and digital monographs covering a range of practical and theoretical topics in information science and technology and allied disciplines.

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Backstage completes TEI encoding of Leeser correspondence for the University of Pennsylvania

Jul
31

PROVO, Utah, July 31, 2013 — Backstage Library Works and the University of Pennsylvania Libraries have collaborated to bring full-text search and discovery to the entire collection of Isaac Leeser’s correspondence.

The Gershwind-Bennett Isaac Leeser Digital Repository features access to the personal papers and publications of Isaac Leeser, widely regarded as the foremost American Jewish leader in antebellum America. The repository is the first major collaborative effort undertaken by the Jesselson-Kaplan American Genizah Project.

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LIBRARIAN ALERT #1: now ALA'S JUNE ANNUAL FEATURES THE HAUNTING AND PARADISE TAXI (ISBN: 9780615685434)

Jun
23

Author, Cynthia Lynn is a member of Authors Guild, her first novel THE HAUNTING AND PARADISE TAXI (ISBN 9780615685434) is featured in the American Library Association's 2013 Annual "Print Book Showcase." The "Kirkus Indie Review" said, this book offers a measure of hope: that someone will come to help when you need them.

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