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LibLime Announces Support for Kete, Community Digital Archive

Jan
22

COLUMBUS, OH--January 23, 2009--LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries, announced today that the company is now offering support for Kete, an open-source community digital archive.

LibLime is offering the following Kete services for libraries: hosting, installation, support and training.

Kete is cutting-edge software that allows a community of users to collaboratively build a repository of historical and contemporary artifacts. Kete offers a complete multimedia experience, supporting upload and storage of:

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ALA releases tough economy toolkit

Jan
14

“With city, county, state and federal budgets under increasing pressure, we need to be making the case for libraries more than ever,” said Keith Michael Fiels, ALA executive director. “All too often, libraries are the first to receive budget cuts. Funders need to understand the essential role that libraries play in our society and economy, with usage up significantly and increasing numbers of people coming to libraries for job-related services, for access to government assistance programs and as a way of making their money go further.

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New Year: New MaintainIT Webinars (ALL FREE)

Jan
06

Effectively Collaborating with Other Libraries and Partners: A MaintainIT Book Club Discussion
When: 01/06/2009 11:00am - 12:00pm Pacific (Noon Mountain/1 PM Central/2 PM Eastern)
Duration: One hour

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INCOLSA, NEBASE and PALINET join the Plinkit Collaborative

Dec
01

Plinkit was recognized with the 2008 ASCLA Leadership and Professional Achievement Award at ALA in Anaheim this year as an innovative, multi-state technology project with significant impact on libraries and communities across a broad section of America. The PLINKIT Collaborative is a pioneering initiative as it’s the first collaborative technology project of its kind among state library and regional agencies.

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LLAMA Mentoring Program Seeking Mentors and Mentees

Dec
01

Do you want to share your experience and expertise by encouraging and nurturing a future LLAMA leader?

Do you want to develop your leadership and management skills by learning from a current LLAMA leader?

If you answered yes to either of these questions, then you are just the right person to participate in an exciting 10 month formal mentoring program.

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Hurricanes and Libraries: Emergency Management Activities

Nov
26

The Information Use Management
& Policy Institute
at Florida State University has been awarded a grant
to examine how libraries, responders and communities have united to better
prepare for and recover from hurricanes. 
Public libraries can play an important role in each phase of hurricane
season’s lifecycle.  One way of dividing
the hurricane lifecycle is offered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

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SUSHI Schemas Updated to Support Release 3 of the COUNTER Code of Practice for Journals and Databases

Nov
26

The SUSHI (Standardized Usage Statistics Harvesting Initiative) standard (ANSI/NISO Z39.93 - 2007) defines an automated request and response model for the harvesting of electronic resource usage data, utilizing a Web services framework. Designed as a generalized protocol extensible to a variety of usage reports, it also contains an extension designed specifically to work with COUNTER usage reports.

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SLA Adds New Dues Tier for Info Pros Making Less than $18K

Nov
17

SLA Adds New Dues Tier for Info Pros Making Less than $18K

With many facing lay offs and cutbacks SLA members are able to rely on their professional association to provide assistance in tough times

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Code4Lib Journal: Call for Proposals, March Issue

Nov
10

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The Code4Lib Journal (C4LJ) exists to foster community and share information among those interested in the intersection of libraries, technology, and the future.

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HathiTrust Releases Experimental Full-Text Search Feature: Approximately 350,000 Public Domain Works Included

Nov
10

HathiTrust Releases Experimental Full-Text Search Feature:
Approximately 350,000 Public Domain Works Included

http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/ls

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