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Ask Dr. Nandi : 5 steps to becoming your own #healthhero for longevity well-bei

New At the Library - Thu, 2017-09-28 08:18

    ISBN: 9781501156830
    Author: Nandi, Partha,


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The Vietnam War : an intimate history /

New At the Library - Thu, 2017-09-28 08:18

    ISBN: 9780375712203
    Author: Ward, Geoffrey C.


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To be where you are /

New At the Library - Thu, 2017-09-28 08:18

    ISBN: 9780399183737
    Author: Karon, Jan, 1937-


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An echo of murder : a William Monk novel /

New At the Library - Thu, 2017-09-28 08:18

    ISBN: 9780425285022
    Author: Perry, Anne


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The Romanov ransom : a Sam and Remi Fargo adventure /

New At the Library - Thu, 2017-09-28 08:18

    ISBN: 9780399575549
    Author: Cussler, Clive


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A column of fire /

New At the Library - Thu, 2017-09-28 08:18

    ISBN: 9780525954972
    Author: Follett, Ken


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The western star /

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    ISBN: 9780525426950
    Author: Johnson, Craig, 1961-


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Dove Medical Press joins Taylor and Francis Group

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2017-09-28 08:18
(September 27, 2017). Taylor & Francis Group, a leading publisher of specialist academic books and journals and part of Informa PLC, has acquired the Open Access publisher, Dove Medical Press. This acquisition signals Taylor & Francis Group's ongoing commitment to developing both its Medical Journal and OA programs.
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Emerald's new open access programme, Emerald Reach, helps authors extend impact

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2017-09-28 08:18
(September 27, 2017). Emerald Publishing launched Emerald Reach – its new open access programme designed to deliver rigorous high-quality open access content, support authors and extend their impact. Recognizing that being open access alone does not necessarily mean content is more discoverable, Emerald Reach works harder on behalf of authors to drive discoverability. The aim of the programme is to ensure the widest possible dissemination of research and maximize its potential to deliver impact. 
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Yewno Includes all Cambridge University Press digitized content in its knowledge discovery product

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2017-09-28 08:18
(September 27, 2017). Yewno Discover will now be dramatically enhanced by the inclusion of Cambridge University Press' full digitized academic content. Over the last 2 years, the knowledge discovery product has benefited from the inclusion of Cambridge University Press journal articles. Yewno's relationship with the Press has now deepened with the inclusion of their full digital content, as the Discover product continues to prove its potential as a vital tool for researchers and students.
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EBSCO Information Services releases Serials Price Projection Report for 2018

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2017-09-28 08:18
(September 27, 2017). The 2018 Serials Price Projection Report from EBSCO Information Services is now available. The report projects that the overall effective publisher price increases for academic and academic/medical libraries are expected to be in the range of five to six percent (before currency impact). EBSCO releases the Serials Price Projections based on surveys of a wide range of publishers and reviews of historical serials pricing data to assist information professionals as they make budgeting decisions for the renewals season.
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Utah State Library Chooses Innovative System to power bookmobiles and libraries in multi-agency consortium

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2017-09-28 08:18
(September 26, 2017). Innovative Interfaces announced that the Utah State Library Division has selected the Polaris integrated library system (ILS) to promote autonomy among consortium members and extend equal patron access to resources. The Utah State Library's consortium represents several partner agencies as well as bookmobile services to 11 counties in Utah and a resource sharing collection housed at the State Library. State agency partners include the Division of State History, Utah State Archives, the Division of Natural Resources, and the Utah State Law Library. Polaris was the solution best equipped to satisfy the diverse needs of all programs and library partners.
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Tuttle joins PGW starting in January 2018

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2017-09-28 08:18
(September 25, 2017). Tuttle Publishing announces that beginning in January 2018 their titles will be sold and distributed to the industry by Publishers Group West, an Ingram Publisher Services LLC brand.
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NISO releases Issues in Vocabulary Management Technical Report

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2017-09-28 08:18
(September 25, 2017). The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) announces the publication of a new Technical Report, NISO TR-06-2017, Issues in Vocabulary Management. This document is one outcome of the NISO Bibliographic Roadmap Development Project, which was conducted in 2013-14 with funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The technical report builds upon the work outlined in the 2014 project summary report Roadmap for the Future of Bibliographic Exchange by discussing policies supporting vocabulary use and reuse, documentation for vocabularies, and requirements for the preservation of RDF vocabularies. The audiences for this technical report start with the communities NISO has brought together: libraries, publishers, and service providers. But beyond these communities, NISO aims for the document to help the many individuals and groups building and sharing bibliographic and other descriptive data, as well as knowledge managers within a variety of organizations using vocabularies to solve problems.
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Knight Foundation announces major Trust, Media and Democracy initiative to build a stronger future for journalism

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2017-09-28 08:18
(September 25, 2017). he John S. and James L. Knight Foundation announced a major initiative to support the role of strong, trusted journalism as essential to a healthy democracy. The initiative is anchored by the Knight Commission on Trust, Media and Democracy, a panel of thinkers and doers from diverse backgrounds committed to creating more informed and engaged communities. This nonpartisan commission (participants list below) will explore causes for the erosion of trust in democratic institutions, in particular the press. It will also identify new thinking and solutions around rebuilding trust.The Knight Commission will be chaired by Jamie Woodson, executive chairman and CEO of Tennessee's State Collaborative on Reforming Education, and Tony Marx, president of The New York Public Library, and run by the Aspen Institute, with $2 million in support from Knight.
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NJ State Library appoints Kathleen Moeller-Peiffer as Deputy State Librarian

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2017-09-28 08:18
(September 21, 2017). New Jersey State Librarian Mary Chute announced today that Kathleen Moeller-Peiffer will rejoin the New Jersey State Library as the new Deputy State Librarian for Library Support Services. Reporting to the State Librarian, the Deputy State Librarian for Library Support Services oversees the interpretation of library law for New Jersey's libraries and supervises statistical processes. The Library Support Services unit also manages the State Library's grant programs, which includes the per capita state aid program and the federal Library Services and Technology Act, for which Ms. Moller-Peiffer will serve as the LSTA Coordinator.
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Voyager Sopris Learning Names New VP of Research

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2017-09-28 08:18
(September 21, 2017). Voyager Sopris Learning today announced Alisa Dorman, with more than 20 years of experience in education, has been hired as its new Vice President of Research and Product Effectiveness. Dorman joins Voyager Sopris Learning from the Office of Literacy for the Colorado Department of Education, where, for the past three years, she was Executive Director and led the state's early reading initiative.
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World premiere at Drammen Public Library for Axiell's digital-first Library Services Platform

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2017-09-28 08:18
(September 19, 2017). Axiell announced that Drammen Public Library in Norway has gone live with Axiell Quria, the company's new cloud-based, digital-first Library Services Platform. The platform makes daily work routines more efficient, completely revamps how staff are guided by workflows and how search is done in the catalogue and removes all barriers between physical and digital assets. In addition, the cloud-based platform will dramatically reduce the lifetime cost while also being able to reduce the time it takes for launching additional functionality, for continuous improvement of the library service.
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Jobs in Information Technology: September 27, 2017

LITA Blog - Wed, 2017-09-27 14:43

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

University at Albany, State University of New York, Desktop Support Technician, Albany, NY

Rebecca M. Arthurs Memorial Library, Public Library Director, Brookville, PA

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

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Call for Panelists – 2018 ALA LITA Top Trends Program – Final Reminder!

LITA Blog - Wed, 2017-09-27 12:51

We are currently seeking nominations for panelists for the 2018 ALA Midwinter LITA Top Tech Trends program in Denver, CO!  You may nominate yourself or someone you know who would be a great addition to the panel of speakers.

Deadline extended to Monday, October 30, 2017.

LITA’s Top Trends Program has traditionally been one of the most popular programs at ALA. Each panelist discusses two trends in technology impacting libraries and engages in a moderated discussion with each other and the audience.

Submit your nominations at http://bit.ly/lita-toptechtrends-mw2018.

The LITA Top Tech Trends Committee will review each submission and select panelists based on their proposed trends, experience, and overall balance to the panel. Submission Guidelines can be found at http://docs.lita.org/committees/top-technology-trends/panel-submission-guidelines/.

For more information about the Top Tech Trends program, please visit http://www.ala.org/lita/ttt.

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