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Last Build Date: Fri, 08 Aug 2008 05:50:05 +0200

 



New Jersey Knowledge Initiative Reopens After Four-Month Closure
State Legislature finds $2 million to restore databases.



Book News: Macmillan & Tor Books Create Tor.com SF/Fantasy Uber Site
Publishers claim site is “the first and only online destination for the global science fiction and fantasy community.”



InfoTech: LexisNexis Enters PL Market with Library Express
Features 600 domestic/international newspapers and news shows transcripts.



InfoTech: Readex and CRL Digitizing World Newspaper Archive
Readex is partnering with the Center for Research Libraries to create the World Newspaper Archive.



Online Databases: The Past Catches Up
If you were in library school anytime during the last 40 years, you are probably familiar with F.W. Lancaster and his books on indexing, online searching, or paperless information systems. I recently reread the first online searching textbook ever written, while preparing a Library Trends article (Spring/Summer 2008) in tribute to Lancaster.



InfoTech: DCPL First To Offer MP3 Audio Downloads
MP3 audiobook downloads make their public library debut through OverDrive, which will be demoing the service at ALA