Exhibitor Registration

Exhibits are listed below, alphabetically:

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3M -- is an industry leader in library automation in the areas of RFID, book detection, automated material handling, and eBook/AudioBook lending. Booth #211

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AB Enterprises - provides imaging systems, copiers and micrographics. Booth #210

Adam Matthew Digital - is an award-winning publisher of unique primary source collections. Working with leading libraries, archives and scholars around the world we produce creative resources that offer powerful research and dynamic teaching opportunities for universities, colleges and libraries. Booth #712

Allosaurus Publishers - connects the past to the present through science, history & reading comprehension. Booth #610

Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) - is the world's largest organization dedicated to the support and enhancement of library service to children. Booth #716

AWE Digital Learning Solutions - supports early learning in your community with a proven asset: the Early Literacy Station by AWE Digital Learning Solutions, which is found in over 50% of public library systems. With over 70 programs across all subjects with thousands of activities, near-zero technical support, and no internet connection needed, it facilitates early learning and supports school readiness. Booth #710

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Baker & Tayloris the premier worldwide distributor of digital and print books and entertainment products. The company leverages its worldwide distribution network to deliver content in multiple formats. Baker & Taylor offers cutting-edge digital media services and innovative technology platforms to thousands of publishers, libraries, schools and retailers worldwide. Booth #309

BiblioLabs - makes BiblioBoard, the PatronsFirst mobile library. Based in Charleston, SC, the powerful team behind BiblioBoard aims to transform access to information by providing a world class user experience that thrills patrons and is profitable for publishers. BiblioBoard is moving library content delivery into the future in a sustainable way. BiblioBoard, used by nearly 3,000 libraries and multiple statewide eBook projects, reaches 30 million patrons. BiblioBoard has won numerous design and product awards including the 2015 Modern Library Award. Booth #512

Bound to Stay Bound Books - provides pre-bound juvenile library books with full processing and automation available. Booth #506

Broadfoot Publishing -  is a North Carolina publishing company specializing in genealogical and historical reference sets with an emphasis on North Carolina. They have been in business over 46 years providing reference sets to libraries across the nation. Booth #310

Brodart Books and Library Services - strives to be an extension of your staff. We focus strictly on libraries and their needs to provide customizable services from selection to shelf. Fueled by the expertise of librarians and designed to streamline your overall workflow, our services range from collection development assistance to cataloging and processing services. Booth #107

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Carolina Furnishing + Design - provides exceptional customer service with the highest quality of product.  No matter the size of your project we will work with you from concept to completion to make sure that your project not only meets your environmental needs but also flows smoothly and comes within budget. Booth #505 & 604

CIVICTechnologies - provides software and consulting services to help libraries become data-driven and customer-centric. It's your library and it's all about spending money wisely on those things you know for certain your community wants. This happens when you dig deep to understand community needs to develop collections, programs, facilities, and services to meet those needs. That's why libraries of all sizes serving all types of communities choose CIVICTechnologies as their partner. We are experts at using your data combined with our tools to help you connect with your customers, find more of them, and get them what they need and want. Booth #409

Conference Store - Don't forget to stop by the store to see all the great merchandise we have available. The 2015 conference t-shirt is awesome! Make sure you get yours before they're gone. Booth #605 & 607

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - strives to make markets for consumer financial products and services work for Americans, whether they are applying for a mortgage, choosing among credit cards or using any number of other consumer financial products. Booth #209

Counting Opinions -offers libraries comprehensive online management solutions e.g., Reading Club Management, Performance Data Capture and Reporting i.e., annual State data filing, customer satisfaction management, benchmarking, open-ended customer feedback, surveys as well as integrated transactional data and outcomes management. Booth #411

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Davidson Titles, Inc. -- is a distributor of quality print materials combined with digital resources, such as eBooks and audiovisuals, to assist libraries in creating the most current collections. Booth #311

The Digital Library Systems Group (DLSG) - offers the best hybrid-library digitization products possible at prices that virtually any academic or research library can afford.  More university students have access to KIC self-serve scanning systems than all other self-serve scanning systems combined.  DLSG also leads in digital archival and ILL/Digital Document Delivery. Booth #207

Durham Comics Project - is an anthology of autobiographical comics that capture the essence of life in the Durham community, organized by Durham County Library and funded by the Friends of the Durham Library. Booth #410

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Eason Associates - provides quality library-bound books and eBooks. Booth #205 & 304

East Carolina University Master of Library Science Program - is an ALA accredited Master of Library Science degree program. Booth #110

EBSCO - provides e-journal, eBook and e-journal package and print subscriptions, e-resource management tools, full-text and secondary databases, and related services for all types of libraries, research organizations and corporations. Booth #507

Edge Initiative - is a nationally recognized management and leadership tool that is helping libraries and local governments work together to achieve community goals. With this professional tool, libraries can be better positioned to address community issues - like creating a stronger economy ensuring workforce development and lifelong learning. Booth #511

Emery-Pratt - genuinely cares about their customers, and they're committed to offering the most extensive selection of products and services. With millions of titles, and over 195,000 print and digital sources, we can access all of the in-print and out-of-print titles, from best sellers to hard-to-find books, from hard-to-reach publishers. Plus, they have titles from several thousand publishers in stock and constantly meet with publishers to discuss future publications. Booth #718

Equinox Software - was founded in 2007 by the original developers and designers of the Evergreen ILS. We are wholly devoted to the support and development of open source software in libraries, focusing on Evergreen, Koha, and the FulfILLment ILL system. Equinox is proud to be the only open source support company that can boast to employ both Evergreen and Koha core software developers. We wrote over 80% of the Evergreen code base and continue to contribute more new features, bug fixes, and documentation than any other organization. Booth #405 & 504

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FaxScan24 - is an affordable and easy-to-use self-service fax & scan kiosk. Patrons can easily send faxes and email scanned documents using credit, debit or prepaid fax cards as payment with no cost to the library and no staffing required. Booth #307

Findaway - provides simple to access audiobook & video content anytime, anywhere with their Playaway products. Press play and enjoy everything from classic & bestselling titles to educational content. Playaway products are currently in over 30 thousand schools, libraries and military installations. Booth #308

Fusion3 - is based in Greensboro, NC and designs and manufactures 3D printers for education and business use.  Their 3D printers combine the high performance and reliability of much more expensive industrial 3D printers, with a price that is affordable for schools, libraries, and businesses of all sizes.  Their equipment already powers numerous makerspaces around the country! Booth #709

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Gale - is part of Cengage Learning and serves the world's information and education needs through its vast and dynamic content pools, which are used by students and consumers in libraries, schools and online. Best known for the accuracy and convenience of its data, Gale addresses information needs in a variety of formats. Booth #728

GCFLearnFree.org - since 1999, as created and provided quality, innovative learning opportunities to anyone who wants to improve the technology, literacy, and math skills needed to be successful in both work and life. By delivering more than 1,100 lessons to millions of people in more than 200 countries absolutely free, GCFLearnFree.org has become a worldwide leader in online education. Booth #722

Geographic Research, Inc. (GRI) - is the developer of SimplyMap, an award winning web-based mapping and data analysis application that enables non-technical and advanced users to quickly create professional thematic maps and reports. SimplyMap has all the data you need to answer key research questions, make sound business decisions, and understand the demographic and economic conditions of any geographic area in North Carolina and the entire United States. Explore SimplyMap today! Booth #208

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Infobase Learning - is the premier source for award-winning digital reference content to the school and library community, with online databases, eBooks, and streaming video. For more than 70 years, Infobase Learning has been a reliable, authoritative resource for supporting the middle school, high school, and academic curriculum. Its well-known brands include Facts on File, The World Almanac, Films Media Group, and Learn360. Booth #720

Ingram Content Group - with the largest print and electronic inventory in the book industry, Ingram delivers innovative systems, expertise, and precise assistance in developing and maintaining your library's collection. Ingram has the industry's highest fill rates, a wealth of collection development services, opening day collections, specialized lists, and a comprehensive standing order program. Booth #413

Innovative - is dedicated to providing leading technology solutions and services that empower libraries and enrich the lives of their users worldwide. Innovative offers one of the broadest and most complete portfolios of library automation products on the market today. Headquartered in Emeryville, California, Innovative serves thousands of libraries in 66 countries and has offices around the world. Booth #608

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Library Partners Press - publishes quality books of any length and size, in both electronic and print-on-demand formats created by Wake Forest University and North Carolina library patrons. Booth #206

Living Charlotte - is a digitization project documenting the history of Charlotte in the decades following World War II, which was a time of unprecedented economic growth and social change. As part of the project, our Digitization Project Librarian is available to travel to your institution at no cost to share knowledge and workflows that can be adapted to libraries, archives, and museums throughout NC, even those with minimal budgets for digitization. These free services are offered only through June, 2016, as part of our Living Charlotte digitization project, funded by IMLS's LSTA program as administered by the State Library of NC. Booth #113

Local Government Federal Credit Union - is a not-for-profit cooperative whose membership includes county and municipal employees, their families and volunteers. Booth #212

Lyngsoe Systems - has the most comprehensive and proven portfolio for automated check-ins, sorting systems, RFID and barcode, software integration, operation, and daily service and maintenance. The collection of library automation solutions allows for easy integration with all common library management systems and provides the market’s most user-friendly, efficient, reliable and innovative library products on the market. Booth #730

LYRASIS- is one of the largest non-profit membership organizations in the world serving archives, libraries and museums, working collaboratively to create and offer value, leadership, and technology for collections-holding institutions. Booth #313

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Macat - is building the world's largest digital library and learning platform in the humanities and social sciences. Booth #708  

MakeShaper - is headquarted in Sanford, NC and was born through our expertise in research, development and manufacturing. We believe in listening and fostering the ideas of the 3D community. We are working with maker labs across the country and are highly involved with various STEM and STEAM programs. We make filament so you can make anything! Booths #707

Mango Languagues - is an online language learning resource that helps prepare people to be successful global citizens. Booth #704

McFarland - is a leading independent publisher of academic and nonfiction books. Booth #509

MCNC - is a technology non-profit that builds, owns, and operates a leading-edge broadband network for North Carolina’s research, education, non-profit health care, public safety, libraries and other community institutions. Booth #513

Mergent - has been a leading provider of business and financial information on global public and privately listed companies for over 100 years. In addition to several other partnerships, Mergent is partners with Dun & Bradstreet to provide several online/print solutions. Booth #109

Morehead Planetarium & Science Center - is a leader in informal STEM education, with on-site and off-site programs serving all North Carolina counties. Morehead also coordinates the annual North Carolina Science Festival. Founded in 1949, Morehead is a unit of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Booth #706

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National Library of Medicine (NLM) - on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, has been a center of information innovation since its founding in 1836. The world's largest biomedical library, NLM maintains and makes available a vast print collection and produces electronic information resources on a wide range of topics. It also supports and conducts research, development, and training in biomedical informatics and health information technology. In addition, the Library coordinates a 6,000-member National Network of Libraries of Medicine that promotes and provides access to health information in communities across the United States. Booth #702

NC LIVE - is the power of your library, online! We give you free access to eBooks, audiobooks, videos, online magazines, newspapers, journals, and more. Booth #305 & 404

Norma Jewelry and Accessories - has been making custom jewelry for over ten years, offering original handmade jewelry, fashion jewelry, handbags and accessories. Booth #703 & 705

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OCLC - provides the opportunity for its members to explore trends that shape the future of all libraries. They share data, work and resources in ways that save time and money while improving service for their communities. And, collectively, they magnify the impact of libraries, representing the sum of all members’ efforts. For more than 45 years, OCLC has helped libraries work together in ways that get information to people more quickly and efficiently. Thousands of libraries worldwide are active members of this global, nonprofit cooperative. Booth #306

OverDrive - enables you to offer bestselling eBooks, audiobooks, music and video online 24/7 from your library's website. Create your virtual branch! Booth #724

Oxford University Press - is an innovator in online academic research, publishing some of the world’s leading reference works and over 200 highly-cited journals. OUP publishes a suite of critically-acclaimed online products, including the Oxford English Dictionary, the revolutionary Oxford Bibliographies Online, the relaunched Oxford Scholarship Online, and the cross-publisher eBook platform, University Press Scholarship Online. Stop by to learn more about our award-winning resources. Booth #412

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Pronunciator - is a language-learning platform available through all NC LIVE member libraries. Booth #406

ProQuest -- is committed to empowering researchers and librarians around the world. The company's portfolio of assets, including content, technologies and deep expertise, drives better research outcomes for users and great efficiency for the libraries and organizations that serve them. Booth #510

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Quality Books, Inc. - specializes in distributing small press print and non-print materials to libraries. We offer approval, annotation, standing order plans, and shelf-ready library processing. Booth #105 & 204

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Raffle Baskets - Don't forget to buy your raffle tickets! Come by the booth next to the Conference Store to see all the great prizes you could win. Booth # 609 

RATIO - is a multidisciplinary practice of thought leaders, planners and designers. In every project, we look first to understand each client's character and history, using innovative design to reflect their mission, values and spirit. Booth #606

ReferenceUSA - is a powerful online reference and research tool providing library cardholders instant, real-time access to accurate, in-depth information on 24 million U. S. businesses and 235 million U. S. residents. ReferenceUSA makes it faster and easier to find new business opportunities, research executives and companies, find news articles, conduct job searches, research papers, locate addresses and phone numbers, conduct market research and much more. Booth #407

Recorded Books - offers audiobooks, a diverse collection of eBooks, language-learning programs, and web-based library services. Booth #213

Rittenhouse - provides libraries, retailers and other businesses with print and electronic books in the fields of medicine, nursing and allied health. Rittenhouse connects its partners with the information, services and expertise critical to their success. The R2 Digital Library, Rittenhouse’s market-leading eBook platform, provides clients with access to thousands of essential and specialized titles in an intuitive interface optimized for use in health sciences. Booth #714

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Sebco Books - represents publishers, large and small, with subject matter from pre-K to college, including over 35,000 simultaneous-use eBooks. Booth #726

SirsiDynix - develops library technology with the philosophy that the tools you use today should not hinder you from achieving your goals tomorrow. SirsiDynix is proud to create industry-leading tools, for more libraries than any other vendor in the world, for the benefit of libraries and communities everywhere. Booth #508

State Library of North Carolina - is the principal library of state government, building the capacity of all libraries in North Carolina, as well as developing and supporting access to specialized collections for the people of North Carolina, including genealogy and resources for the blind and physically handicapped. Booth #102 & 104

Stop Falling Productions - provides fun designs for librarians and book lovers -- library apparel, t-shirts, book socks, jackets, hoodies and more. Booth #612

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TLC-The Library Corporation - is a family-owned company and has been serving the automation and cataloging needs of libraries worldwide since 1974. Booth #408

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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science - is located in the heart of the beautiful UNC at Chapel Hill campus and prides itself on providing high quality educational and research opportunities in a dynamic, interdisciplinary learning environment. Booth #108

University of North Carolina at Greensboro Department of Library and Information Studies -- connects people, libraries, and information through research, teaching, and service to enrich living and working in a global environment. Booth #106

Usborne Books -- provides quality educational children's books. Booth #312

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WT Cox Information Services -- offers the best service standards in the industry. Our customers enjoy personalized electronic and print serials management along with a host of integrated services. Added offerings include eContent stats powered by PubGet, providing your library the ability to collect, manage and analyze e-resource statistics; and JournalFinder, our exclusive A-Z, Link Resolver and ERM solution and more. WT Cox is committed to providing cost-effective services tailored to your library. Booth #111

The WiderNet Project - is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving digital education and communications for all communities and individuals around the world. Affiliated with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, they provide resources, coaching, training, computers and educational materials to schools, clinics, libraries and homes in underserved areas of the world. They also develop and distribute the eGranary Digital Library, a plug-and-play server that provides instant access to millions of digital documents without an Internet connection. Booth #700

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