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    December 7th, 2012LISWire aggregatorLISWire

    North Bethesda, MD, December 6, 2012. LibLime, a division of PTFS, announces that Arapahoe Public Library (Nebraska) has chosen LibLime Koha as their next generation ILS to replace their legacy system. Arapahoe Public Library joins the Pioneer consortium in using LibLime Koha for all collection and patron management services.
    Arapahoe, NE was settled in 1871 with a post office sawmill and gristmill shortly established thereafter. It is currently home to the Our Lady of Fatima Shrine, a veteran’s memorial, numerous parks and ballfields, city pool, municipal golf course, volunteer operated movie theater and more.

    About the Pioneer Consortium
    The Pioneer Consortium continues to expand the number of members that share the LibLime Koha union catalog. The successes of the early members of the consortium are noticed by more and more libraries around the state and the consortium membership continues to grow. One of the main attractions is access to the LibLime Koha union catalog.

    About LibLime - PTFS
    LibLime – PTFS is the global leader in providing support for the Koha open source ILS. Rather than sell software licenses for static, hard-to-customize software products, the PTFS LibLime Division educates libraries about the benefits of open source, enabling them to make choices about how best to provide their communities and staff with better technology services. The PTFS LibLime Division then facilitates deployment of Koha in libraries by providing outstanding consulting, development, implementation, and support/hosting for libraries of all types and sizes. PTFS is also the developer of the world’s leading content management software, ArchivalWare, and specializes in meeting library personnel staffing requirements, digitization, and metadata keying services. For more information, see or or

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    December 7th, 2012LISWire aggregatorLISWire

    For Immediate Release
    Contact: Joe Menendez
    Information Today, Inc

    Medford NJ, December 10, 2012 Information Today, Inc. (ITI), the leading publisher and conference organizer in the library and information field, announces a new publication, Online Searcher: Information Discovery, Technology, Strategies. The semi-monthly publication combines two prestigious titles, ONLINE and Searcher, into one journal. Online Searcher will feature articles written by practitioner experts as well as columns by knowledgeable information professionals. Marydee Ojala is the editor-in-chief and Barbara Quint is the senior editor.

    Beginning with the January/February 2013 issue, the new Online Searcher will provide current and new subscribers with the information they need to effectively manage online research projects, conduct successful searches, determine the utility of the latest technologies, assess the worth of new resources, avoid platform pitfalls, and create services to boost value.

    Editor-in-Chief Marydee Ojala commented, “As a practitioner-written publication, we provide a real-world perspective. Online Searcher, with its expanded coverage, strengthens the publication and makes it even more relevant to librarians, information professionals, and the information industry.”

    According to Thomas H. Hogan, president and CEO of Information Today, Inc., “We are taking this step to create one dynamic magazine that will become the ‘go to’ publication for leading-edge content tailored to the needs of the library and information professional community.”

    To acknowledge the important role Searcher has played over the past 20 years, Information Today, Inc. will make the December 2012 issue free of charge at

    Online Searcher will retain the volume numbering of ONLINE, with 2013 being volume 37. The ISSN will change to 2324-9684. For the editorial calendar, advertising rates, and subscription information, visit the website

    About Information Today, Inc.

    Information Today, Inc. is widely known as the publisher of premier periodical titles such as Information Today, Online Searcher, EContent, KMWorld, and CRM, as well as the organizer of conferences and exhibitions such as WebSearch University, Internet Librarian, Internet Librarian International, Computers in Libraries, Enterprise Search Summit, and KM World. The company also publishes many prominent reference publications such as Literary Market Place, American Library Directory and American Book Trade Directory.