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

Posted by gaelicnotes on September 23, 2010

Lesotho Library Consortium (LELICO) holds workshop to consider resource-sharing : a group of 12 libraries from various organizations (from tertiary institutions to government depts.) held a 2 day workshop at NUL (17 -18  May) to consider the pros and cons of using a common library system.  Read more

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Metadata Decisions for Digital Libraries presents survey results undertaken in 2007 by Marcia Zeng (Kent State University), Jaesun Lee (National Library of Korea), and Allene Hayes (Library of Congress). Identifies major issues & concerns of the metadata community  See the survey >>>> or  Read more from the IFLA working group >>>

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Dan Ackerman andScott Stein comment on the best battery life of laptops in CNET: Crave, June 10 (From the ALA online magazine June 16th).

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There’s an App for That! Libraries and Mobile Technology: An Introduction to Public Policy Considerations (PDF file)

The American Library Association, Office for Information Technology Policy considers how mobile technology alters the traditional relationships between libraries and their users. June 16

http://www.ala.org/ala/aboutala/offices/oitp/publications/policybriefs/mobiledevices.pdf

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A new WorldCat record use policy, WorldCat Rights and Responsibilities for the OCLC Cooperative developed by a Record Use Policy Council and informed by community input, has been approved by the OCLC Board of Trustees effective August 1

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