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Your library: a winner for engagement?

In case you missed it among other ALA Annual hullabaloo, this year’s Library Journal Movers & Shakers luncheon recognizing outstanding librarians also saw the introduction of a new award for libraries themselves—the LibraryAware Community Award. In a nutshell, the Community Award gives public libraries that have a drive for serving and engaging with their communities …Read more »

New videos on transforming discovery and resource sharing

New services from OCLC provide opportunities to create and share at Webscale. Built on the OCLC WorldShare™ Platform, OCLC WorldShare™ Interlibrary Loan will replace WorldCat® Resource Sharing and help library staff and users quickly and easily obtain the resources they need from libraries worldwide. Plus, new discovery features in and WorldCat® Local give staff …Read more »

Great Opportunity for Indiana Academic Libraries

Many academic libraries are struggling with two separate yet related problems: continuing the transition from print to digital and handling legacy print collections that receive less and less use. As more and more resources are available electronically and contention for space in the library is increasing, academic libraries no longer have the luxury to retain …Read more »

Innovation in Libraries 2012 proposal deadline

Innovation in Libraries 2012 is a free post-conference event to LITA Forum sponsored by OCLC and held at the Columbus Metropolitan Library Main Library on October 7–8, 2012. This is your chance to hear from technology experts and colleagues, and contribute your ideas. Phil Simon, author of The Age of the Platform: How Amazon, Apple, …Read more »

Internet Librarian discount

AMIGOS Library Services, in cooperation with Information Today, Inc., is offering MCLS members reduced rates for Internet Librarian 2012. If you register for Internet Librarian 2012 through AMIGOS, you will be eligible to receive $170 off the early-bird registration fee for the three-day event, Oct. 22-24 in Monterey, CA. For more information or to register, …Read more »

August Newsletter Recap

See the full August edition If you aren’t already on our email newsletter list, click here to sign up Products & Services LibraryAware – an awesome new tool for promoting your library. Sign up for a guided, online demo! Special offer from Wiley-Blackwell, just for community colleges Webinars to learn about ProQuest Statistical Abstract, the …Read more »