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Human Rights Studies Database Honored by Choice Magazine

Library Technology Reports - Sun, 2018-01-28 15:35
(January 23, 2018). The Human Rights Studies Online database, from Alexander Street, a ProQuest Company, was recognized by Choice as one of the magazine's 2017 Outstanding Academic Title award-winners for curating and contextualizing human rights atrocities from the 20th and early 21st centuries.
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Kitchener Public Library takes major step in library marketing with Patron Point

Library Technology Reports - Sun, 2018-01-28 12:35
(January 28, 2018). The Kitchener Public Library, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, has selected its marketing platform, Patron Point after conducting a multi-vendor Integrated Library System procurement process. This process, for the first time, established requirements specific to library marketing technology functionality as a significant element of the procurement.
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TLC's Library.Solution receives Platinum in 2018 Modern Library Awards from LibraryWorks

Library Technology Reports - Sun, 2018-01-28 12:35
(January 28, 2018). The Library Corporatio announced that Library.Solution 5.0 has received a prestigious Platinum award in LibraryWorks' fourth annual Modern Library Awards for its LS2 Cataloging Module.
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LIPA signs as first customer of new Preservica consortia offering

Library Technology Reports - Sun, 2018-01-28 12:35
(January 28, 2018). Digital preservation specialist Preservica, is pleased to announce that the Legal Information Preservation Alliance has become the first customer of the company's new Preservica Cloud Edition for Consortia offering.
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ProQuest chosen as leading supplier of print and ebooks to institutions across Scotland

Library Technology Reports - Sun, 2018-01-28 12:35
(January 25, 2018). Academic institutions across Scotland, together with special libraries, will now have access to an extensive collection of resources following ProQuest's appointment to the print and ebook framework agreements for the Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges for LIB1007 AP Print Books & Standing Orders and LIB1004 AP eBooks and eBook Collections.
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Equinox migrates Niagara Falls Public Library to Evergreen

Library Technology Reports - Sun, 2018-01-28 12:35
(January 24, 2018). Equinox announced that Niagara Falls Public Library in Ontario, Canada successfully migrated to Evergreen.
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Murder on the Orient Express /

New At the Library - Sat, 2018-01-27 06:34

    ISBN: 9781538520857
    Author: Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976


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Elementary she read /

New At the Library - Sat, 2018-01-27 06:34

    ISBN: 9781520078465
    Author: Delany, Vicki, 1951-


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Body on Baker Street /

New At the Library - Sat, 2018-01-27 06:34

    ISBN: 9781520080208
    Author: Delany, Vicki, 1951-


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The wife between us : a novel /

New At the Library - Sat, 2018-01-27 06:34

    ISBN: 9781427293039
    Author: Hendricks, Greer,


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City of endless night /

New At the Library - Sat, 2018-01-27 06:34

    ISBN: 9781549114410
    Author: Preston, Douglas J.


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Now that you mention it /

New At the Library - Sat, 2018-01-27 06:34

    ISBN: 9781335915276
    Author: Higgins, Kristan


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Call for submissions for the LITA / Ex Libris Student Writing Award

LITA Blog - Fri, 2018-01-26 17:41

The Library and Information Technology Association (LITA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), is pleased to offer an award for the best unpublished manuscript submitted by a student or students enrolled in an ALA-accredited graduate program. Sponsored by LITA and Ex Libris, the award consists of $1,000, publication in LITA’s refereed journal, Information Technology and Libraries (ITAL), and a certificate. The deadline for submission of the manuscript is February 28, 2018.

The purpose of the award is to recognize superior student writing and to enhance the professional development of students. The manuscript can be written on any aspect of libraries and information technology. Examples include digital libraries, metadata, authorization and authentication, electronic journals and publishing, open source software, distributed systems and networks, computer security, intellectual property rights, technical standards, online catalogs, and universal access to technology.

To be eligible, applicants must be enrolled in an ALA-accredited program in library and information studies at the masters or PhD level, follow the detailed guidelines, and fill out the application form (PDF). Submission guidelines are available at: http://www.ala.org/lita/involve/committees/exlibris/guidelines. Send the signed, completed forms electronically no later than February 28, 2018, to the Award Committee Chair, Eric Phetteplace at phette23@gmail.com.

The award will be presented at the LITA President’s Program during the 2018 ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Jobs in Information Technology: January 24, 2018

LITA Blog - Wed, 2018-01-24 15:54

New vacancy listings are posted weekly on Wednesday at approximately 12 noon Central Time. They appear under New This Week and under the appropriate regional listing. Postings remain on the LITA Job Site for a minimum of four weeks.

New This Week

Boston College, Senior Research Librarian/Bibliographer, Chestnut Hill, MA

California Digital Library of the University of California, Discovery and Delivery Director, Oakland, CA

Brazosport College, Librarian – Reference and Outreach, Lake Jackson, TX

Visit the LITA Job Site for more available jobs and for information on submitting a job posting.

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YouTube to adopt the ISNI name identifier for artists and songwriters who contribute to works on the platform

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-01-23 00:25
(January 22, 2018). YouTube is now a Registration Agency for the International Standard Name Identifier, the ISO certified global standard number for identifying millions of contributors to creative works and those active in their distribution.
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US Armed Forces Offer Brain Training to All Personnel

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-01-23 00:25
(January 22, 2018). In recognition of recent breakthroughs in brain science, every soldier, sailor, airman and marine in the US Armed Forces will now have access to computerized brain training and assessments from Posit Science, through its BrainHQ web, phone and tablet apps.
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LIBERO Customers inspire your library's next project.

Library Technology Reports - Mon, 2018-01-22 00:24
(January 21, 2018). All but one of the Marketing Awards for Public Libraries winners at SWITCH were LIBERO Customers, showcasing their innovative ideas to interact with their community.
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The witch of Delray : Rose Veres and Detroit's infamous 1930s murder mystery /

New At the Library - Sat, 2018-01-20 06:23

    ISBN: 9781467137546
    Author: Dybis, Karen.


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Children's medicines : what every parent grandparent and teacher needs to know

New At the Library - Sat, 2018-01-20 06:23

    ISBN: 9781421423760
    Author: Bell, Edward A., 1959-


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Fire and fury : inside the Trump white house /

New At the Library - Sat, 2018-01-20 06:23

    ISBN: 9781250158062
    Author: Wolff, Michael


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