Independent Reference Publishers Group (IRPG) Meeting Summary – ALA Conference

June 30th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Each Friday before the ALA Conference, the Independent Reference Publishers Group (IRPG) gets together to have a program and discussion of issues surrounding reference publishing.  The ALA Annual meeting was no exception.  A large group of publishers and librarians gathered to figure out, “how did we get here?”  A panel of librarians, LIS instructors, reference […]

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NFAIS workshop – Improving the User Search Experience

April 13th, 2010 · Comments Off

The National Federation of Advanced Information Services (NFAIS™) is organizing a one-day meeting – Improving the User Search Experience Part I:  Leveraging Technology, to be held on May 14, 2010 at the Lyrasis Office in Philadelphia, PA, from 9:00am to 5:00pm.  Virtual attendance is optional for those unable to travel to Philadelphia. While content itself […]

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Booklist launches new reference blog

July 7th, 2009 · Comments Off

CHICAGO—Booklist Online announces the addition of Points of Reference to its growing family of blogs. Mary Ellen Quinn and a team of front-line experts from academic, public and school libraries post about reference sources and trends in reference publishing and services.

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