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Amigos Receives TSLAC Grant to Fund E-book Project

Aug
05

Dallas, TX — Amigos Library Services (Amigos) announces it has received a Library Cooperation Grant from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC). The grant will help fund a project to develop a new e-book distribution platform. The planned service will provide e-books for library patrons, searchable through an Amigos search interface or a local library catalog. Amigos will create the platform and negotiate directly with publishers to obtain content. The grant funds will be provided from the U.S.

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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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Copyright Clearance Center Awards Scholarships to Academic Librarians to Attend American Library Association Annual Conference

Jul
25

Also Announcing Call for Submissions for Academic Librarians to Receive a Travel Stipend to Attend the Upcoming Charleston Conference

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Copyright Clearance Center Enhances Get It Now

Jun
28

Award-Winning Academic Solution Now Integrated with OCLC’s Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Fee Management Service

Five New Publishers Added

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NISO to Develop Standards and Recommended Practices for Altmetrics

Jun
20

Grant from Sloan Foundation will fund community-informed effort to standardize collection and use of alternative metrics measuring research impact

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Amigos Board Announces Election Results, Selects Officers for 2013-14

May
28

Dallas, TX — Amigos Library Services is pleased to announce the following persons have been elected to new three-year terms on the Amigos Board of Directors:

• Ms. Polly Boruff-Jones, Director of Library & Information Services, Drury University, Springfield, MO
• Ms. Gretchen McCord, Attorney and Consultant, Digital Information Law, Austin, TX, Independent Director
• Mr. Steve Potter, Library Director and Chief Executive Officer, Mid-Continent Public Library, Independence, MO

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Skip Prichard named OCLC President and CEO

May
17

Skip Prichard, an experienced senior executive in the information services market, has been named the next OCLC President and CEO.

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Copyright Clearance Center Joins Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association

May
14

DANVERS, Mass

Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a not-for-profit organization and leading provider of licensing and Open Access (OA) solutions, has joined the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA), which offers a forum for bringing together the entire Open Access community.

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27 libraries in Australia and New Zealand make collections available online with OCLC’s CONTENTdm

May
09

Twenty-seven libraries throughout Australia and New Zealand are part of the more than 2,500 libraries, archives, museums and other cultural heritage institutions around the world using OCLC’s CONTENTdm Digital Collection Management Software to manage their digital collections and make them available on the Web. Of the 27 libraries, 25 are part of the CONTENTdm software “quick start” program, which makes each Te Puna member, Amlib, VDX or OCLC WorldShare Management Services user eligible for its own CONTENTdm license hosted in the OCLC Sydney Data Center at no additional cost.

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