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Objective 1: Promote Optimal Use of the Millennium System in GAELIC member libraries

Posted by gaelicnotes on June 18, 2010

The group held their first meeting of the year and has elected Maria Sibanda (of University of Limpopo) as the incoming Convenor – congratulations. They are busy planning a show and tell workshop for August.

Some new challenges to consider: First non-Latin web addresses go live where Arab nations lead the change to make the world wide web more user friendly. Net regulator Icann has switched on a system that allows full web addresses to contain no Latin characters.    Read more>>>>>>

The ALA Office for Information Technology Policy has published a useful document entitled “Checking out the future: perspectives from the library community on information technology and 21st century libraries” Down load here>>>>>

Need to promote WorldCat? Access here for various promotional materials to download and customization

Stanford Prepares For Its Bookless Science Library Stanford University moves toward the creation of its first “bookless library” as it packs up and empties the physical contents of the two old Physics and Engineering libraries. Read more from the The Kept-Up Academic Librarian

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