Friday, 13 April 2012

University of Guyana launches online library service with access to over 65,000 books

Title: UG launches online library service with access to over 65,000 books
Author: Stabroek staff
Date: Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Source: Stabroek News

The article reports on the launch of the University of Guyana's Online Library Service to various campuses. The article reports that the new service promises to provide online access to thousands of books.

The University of Guyana yesterday launched its Online Library Service at the Turkeyen Campus to facilitate online access to over 65,000 books for students, staff and members of the public, while access to another 120,000 is expected soon.
A similar programme was launched at the Tain Campus in Berbice last year, where the Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) service was unveiled as a pilot project for the university’s library services.

National Library of Jamaica seeking to digitize Jamaica Daily News


Request for Proposal (RFP) – Jamaica Daily News Digitization

The National Library of Jamaica (NLJ) is soliciting proposals from qualified proposers for digitizing the entire run of The Jamaica Daily News and Supplements from hard copy as described in the RFP document.
Proposers must:
·         Be registered with the National Contracts Commission for the supply of similar services
·         Possess a valid Tax Compliance Certificate
·         Be in good Financial Standing.
 Queries, Clarification & further Information Responses:
Miss Nicole Bryan
Project Manager – Newspaper Digitization
National Library of Jamaica
12 East Street
Jamaica W.I.
Tel: (876) 967-2494/6

Deadline for Submission:
Completed RFP, labeled “Request for Proposal (RFP) – Jamaica Daily News Digitization” must be deposited in the tender Box located at the address above no later than 2 p.m. on April 13, 2012.  NO LATE SUBMISSION OF BIDS WILL BE ACCOMODATED!

Bid Opening:
Opening of tenders will take place at 2:30 p.m. in the NLJ Board Room in the presence of NLJ representatives and the proposers’ representative(s) who choose to attend.

NLJ is not obligated to accept the lowest or any tender and also reserves the right to cancel the tender process at any stage without any liability.