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  1. Missing Durham First Folio Found?

    Missing Durham First Folio Found? A British man arrested over the theft of a First Folio edition of Shakespeare insists he is innocent. Raymond Scott, 51, walked into Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., June 16 seeking authentication for a 17t ...

    admin - 03/27/2012 - 03:39 - American Libraries Magazine

  2. IFLA Conference Showcases Québecois Culture

    IFLA Conference Showcases Québecois Culture Canada is playing host to the 74th World Library and Information Congress of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), which convened August 10 in Québec. The annual IFLA conf ...

    admin - 03/27/2012 - 03:39 - American Libraries Magazine

  3. Oregon Libraries Regroup without Timber Subsidies

    Oregon Libraries Regroup without Timber Subsidies On August 9, the town of Tualatin, Oregon, celebrated the dedication of its new $9.1-million city library. Four years in the making, Tualatin Public Library was built thanks to a combination of capital-imp ...

    admin - 03/27/2012 - 03:39 - American Libraries Magazine

  4. Mexico Wins $1-Million Gates Access Award

    Mexico Wins $1-Million Gates Access Award A computer and internet training program designed to help some of Mexico’s poorest people gain educational and economic opportunities has been awarded the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s 2008 Access to Learnin ...

    admin - 03/27/2012 - 03:39 - American Libraries Magazine

  5. FBI Ties Seized Library Computers to Anthrax Case

    FBI Ties Seized Library Computers to Anthrax Case A week after removing two public-access computers from the Frederick County (Md.) Public Libraries’ C. Burr Artz Library, the FBI has obtained a court order to search the machines for clues to their July 2 ...

    admin - 03/27/2012 - 03:39 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. Long Beach Budget Proposes Library Closure

    Long Beach Budget Proposes Library Closure The mayor and city manager of Long Beach, California, proposed August 1 as part of the FY2009 budget the closure of the downtown library to the public while expanding hours at neighborhood branches, as part of th ...

    admin - 03/27/2012 - 03:39 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. Sacramento Board Rejects Grand Jury Report Findings

    Sacramento Board Rejects Grand Jury Report Findings The Sacramento (Calif.) Public Library governing board met August 6 to approve a 21-page response to a scathing county grand jury report that charged both the board and library director Anne Marie Gold w ...

    admin - 03/27/2012 - 03:39 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. D.C. Mayor Finds Funding to Save Libraries

    D.C. Mayor Finds Funding to Save Libraries District of Columbia Mayor Adrian Fenty and Ginnie Cooper, chief librarian for D. C. Public Library, announced at an August 4 press conference that funding has been found to reverse $2 million in projected budget ...

    admin - 03/27/2012 - 03:39 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. Oxford University Halts VTLS Implementation

    Oxford University Halts VTLS Implementation The University of Oxford and VTLS have ended their agreement to implement the Virtua library management system. The August 1 press release from Oxford announcing the decision noted several top-level personnel ch ...

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  10. FBI Seizes Library Computers; Anthrax-Case Link Suspected

    FBI Seizes Library Computers; Anthrax-Case Link Suspected The FBI removed two public-access computers from the Frederick County Public Libraries’ C. Burr Artz Library in downtown Frederick, Maryland, at the end of July, anticipating their return within a ...

    admin - 03/27/2012 - 03:39 - American Libraries Magazine