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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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A Celebration of the Life and Work of Will Eisner

Nov
08

Wed., November 12, 2008

6 p.m., Centre Gallery (Bldg. 1, 3rd Floor)

The discussion will feature Eisner’s editor on The Plot, Bob Weil, vice president and executive editor at W.W. Norton & Company, agents Denis Kitchen and Judy Hansen, and author and comics artist Scott McCloud (Understanding Comics). The panel will be moderated by Charles Kochman, executive editor of Abrams ComicArts, and editor of The Will Eisner Companion.

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Stanford University Libraries and SirsiDynix Partner for Original Script Access

Nov
05

Partnership Results in Ground-breaking Support for Chinese, Japanese and Korean Character Sets

PROVO, UT, October 31, 2008 – Stanford University and SirsiDynix, the global leader in strategic technology solutions for libraries, today officially announced the completion of a project that allows searching and display of the library’s Chinese, Japanese, and Korean holdings in the original scripts. In a previous related project, functionality for searching, sorting, and displaying was made available for Arabic and Hebrew scripts.

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County of Los Angeles Public Library Wins “Best Application of Technology” Award

Nov
05

Symphony Implementation Brings Accolades for Significant Quality and Productivity Improvements

PROVO, UT, October 28, 2008 – Last Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008, the County of Los Angeles Public Library system received the “Best Application of Technology” award due to their implementation and use of SirsiDynix Symphony®, a full-featured integrated library solution that helps libraries succeed in serving their patrons.

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Labette Community College in Kansas Chooses Koha

Nov
04

ATHENS, OH--November 4, 2008-- LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries, and the Labette Community College in Kansas, announced today that the Library has selected a Koha ZOOM hosted solution for their next integrated library system.

The Labette Community College collection will be hosted off site at one of LibLime's secure data centers. The Library has also contracted with LibLime for data migration of their 22,500 bibliographic records, support, and training on their Koha system.

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Columbia's Scholarly Communication Program to Host Panel on Future of the Monograph

Oct
30

(NEW YORK, October 28, 2008) Representatives from Fordham University Press, Pennsylvania State University Press, and Columbia University Libraries/Information Services (CUL/IS) will speak at Columbia University on the economics of scholarly publishing and the future of the monograph. The panel discussion, entitled "The Future of the Book: Can the Endangered Monograph Survive?" will take place on Tuesday, November 11, 2008, at 3 p.m. in Alfred Lerner Hall Room 555 on Columbia's Morningside Campus. This event is free and open to the public.

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Susan Buchanan Joins LibLime as VP, Library Partners

Oct
29

ATHENS, OH--October 29, 2008--LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries, announced today that Susan Buchanan has joined LibLime as Vice President, Library Partners.

In her role at LibLime, Buchanan will work with libraries to identify long-term software strategies and open-source solutions to meet their needs.

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Nakusp (B.C.) Public Library Goes Live with Evergreen

Oct
22

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Norcross, GA – October 22, 2008

Nakusp Public Library has become the 11th library in British Columbia’s SITKA consortium to go live with Evergreen, the consortial-quality open-source library automation software.

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Virtual Worlds, Real Libraries: Innovators Describe Pioneering Library and Educational Projects in Second Life and Other Virtual Environments, Stephen Abram,

Oct
16

October 20, 2008, Monterey, CA—At the 12th annual Internet Librarian Conference and Exhibition, Information Today, Inc. (ITI) announced the publication of Virtual Worlds, Real Libraries: Librarians and Educators in Second Life and Other Multi-User Virtual Environments, edited by Lori Bell and Rhonda B. Trueman.

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