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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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Gale and Library Journal Name Maryland’s Howard County Library System as the 2013 Library of the Year

Jun
05

Columbia, MD and Farmington Hills, Mich., June 5, 2013 — Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, and Library Journal magazine today announced that Howard County Library System in Columbia, Maryland is the 2013 Library of the Year.

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Handbook of Indexing Techniques: A Guide for Beginning Indexers, Fifth Edition, by Linda K. Fetters

Apr
19

For Immediate Release:
For information contact:
Rob Colding
Information Today, Inc.
(609) 654-6266, ext. 330

April 19, 2013, Medford, New Jersey--Information Today, Inc. (ITI) announced the publication of Handbook of Indexing Techniques: A Guide for Beginning Indexers, Fifth Edition by Linda K. Fetters.

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Backstage surpasses 5 million mark in RFID tagging

Apr
16

PROVO, Utah, April 16, 2013 — Backstage Library Works, a provider of on-site services to libraries around the world, has placed its 5-millionth radio-frequency identification (RFID) tag. With projects that range from applying and encoding 76,000 RFID labels for one library to tagging 1.6 million items across 35 branches for another, Backstage is leading the way in efficiency, speed and accuracy.

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Memorial University of Newfoundland’s newspaper digitization project to reach 100,000-image milestone with Backstage

Apr
05

BETHLEHEM, Pa., April 5, 2013 — The Centre for Newfoundland Studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland's Queen Elizabeth II Library has entered into a new phase of a long-term newspaper digitization project with Backstage Library Works. This phase will increase the digital collection's size to more than 100,000 images, adding some 28,000 pages to the 93,000 already digitized since the project began in 2010.

Joan Ritcey, head of the Centre for Newfoundland Studies, praised Backstage's work:

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