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Naturally bug-free : 75 nontoxic recipes for repelling mosquitoes ticks fleas

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    ISBN: 9781612125961
    Author: Tourles, Stephanie L., 1962-


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When we were sisters /

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    ISBN: 9780778318910
    Author: Richards, Emilie, 1948-


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Sunshine Beach /

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    ISBN: 9780425274484
    Author: Wax, Wendy


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The end of heart disease : the Eat to Live Plan to prevent and reverse heart dis

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    ISBN: 9780062372406
    Author: Fuhrman, Joel


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Innovative helps the University of Northampton fulfill its library's strategic vision for the future

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2016-06-28 13:15
(June 28, 2016). Innovative Interfacesannounced the successful implementation of Sierra at the University of Northampton, as part of the institution's strategic vision to merge two campuses at the heart of the community.
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More K-12 students reading on OverDrive Digital Reading Platform

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2016-06-28 13:15
(June 28, 2016). A record number of K-12 students are reading digital books using the OverDrive digital platform for schools. In the 2015-2016 school year, approximately six million students had access to eBooks and audiobooks and the number of digital books borrowed in OverDrive-powered schools increased nearly 60 percent. More students are embracing digital books because digital technology has made reading more accessible. Through the use of OverDrive Read® and a catalog of over two million titles from more than 5,000 publishers, students are reading eBooks instantly in their browser, in class, at home, both online and offline with no software or downloads.
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RCS joins the OpenAthens access management federation

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2016-06-28 10:15
(June 28, 2016). The Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCS), a professional membership association and registered charity devoted to advancing the highest standards of surgical care, has announced an expanded strategic partnership with Eduserv. RCS is the latest publisher to join the OpenAthens access management federation to provide its members with single sign-on access to their collection of journals.
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The University of Bristol selects Talis Aspire to enhance student experience and help deliver their vision of a world class library service

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2016-06-28 10:15
(June 28, 2016). Following a formal tendering process the University of Bristol have selected Talis Aspire to manage and deliver their online reading lists and copyright-cleared content services.
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ProQuest's new reference ebook subscriptions increase access to high-demand content

Library Technology Reports - Sun, 2016-06-26 19:12
(June 26, 2016). An authoritative and user-friendly reference point for researchers, teachers, and students, ProQuest's new Reference Ebook Subscriptions include 500+ high quality, reference-only ebooks, handbooks, encyclopedias, manuals, guides, and dictionaries. Intended to make more high-demand reference content available to more academic and public libraries than ever before, these Reference Ebook Subscriptions carry many titles offered in subscription for the first time.
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OverDrive's innovative digital resources help librarians reach new readers

Library Technology Reports - Sun, 2016-06-26 19:12
(June 26, 2016). With so many options to find and read digital books, librarians often compete to bring in new readers. Now, librarians can compete with new resources similar to those used by top retailers and e-commerce sites. By featuring a selected eBook or audiobook and recommending titles so readers can easily find new books in their favorite genre, librarians are merchandising more books from their digital collection. Having librarians suggest additional titles will help readers discover alternative books and keep them coming back.
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collectionHQ Announces Partnership with SOLUS

Library Technology Reports - Sun, 2016-06-26 19:12
(June 26, 2016). collectionHQ, the world's leading collection performance improvement solution is pleased to announce a new partnership with SOLUS to offer customers of both services the opportunity to use the SOLUS Library App in conjunction with collectionHQ.
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Washington Research Library Consortium (WRLC) selects Ex Libris Alma and Primo

Library Technology Reports - Sun, 2016-06-26 16:12
(June 26, 2016). Ex Libris announced that the Washington Research Library Consortium, based in the Washington, DC area, has selected the Ex Libris Alma library management service and Primo discovery and delivery solution to help fulfill the consortium's priorities of coordinating collections across all partner institutions (including its high-density Shared Collections Facility) and presenting end-users with a unified view of WRLC's shared collection. WRLC chose Alma and Primo for their scalability, openness to other systems, rich functionality, and cost-effectiveness. The consortium of nine academic libraries will be migrating from Voyager® and Innovative Interfaces Sierra to the new solutions.
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Future Ready Schools announces new project to help recognize school librarians as leaders in school transformation

Library Technology Reports - Sun, 2016-06-26 16:12
(June 26, 2016). Future Ready Schools (FRS)—led by the Alliance for Excellent Education (the Alliance) in partnership with the U.S. Department of Education—announced Future Ready Librarians, an expansion of the Future Ready initiative aimed at positioning librarians as leaders in the digital transformation of learning. The Future Ready initiative helps district leaders recognize the potential of digital tools and align necessary technologies with instructional goals to support teaching and learning.
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Twenty organizations endorse the Library Digital Privacy Pledge

Library Technology Reports - Sun, 2016-06-26 16:12
(June 26, 2016). Twenty organizations- libraries, publishers, library vendors, and library organizations have endorsed the Library Freedom Project's Library Digital Privacy Pledge. These organizations are improving privacy for library users by implementing secure protocols on their web services and asking partners to do likewise.
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Ex Libris continúa mejorando la productividad en la biblioteca con una aplicación móvil que libera a los bibliotecarios de sus escritorios

Library Technology Reports - Sun, 2016-06-26 16:12
(June 26, 2016). Ex Libris anunció que su servicio de gestión de bibliotecas Alma permitirá a los bibliotecarios acceder a Alma desde cualquier lugar, utilizando un dispositivo móvil.
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Addition of publisher ebook platforms expands options in OASIS search and acquisition system

Library Technology Reports - Sun, 2016-06-26 16:12
(June 26, 2016). ProQuest is teaming with major publishers in the academic book market to empower customers via its OASIS system with the ability to order ebooks from even more ebook platforms. In the coming months, ebook platforms from such scholarly book publishers as Oxford University Press and IGI Global will be accessible from OASIS. Discussions regarding partnerships with other key academic publishers, including Taylor and Francis Group, Wiley, Cambridge University Press, World Scientific are also underway.
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Introducing FOLIO - A new collaboration bringing libraries, service providers and developers together to speed innovation and redefine the future of library automation

Library Technology Reports - Fri, 2016-06-24 15:56
(June 24, 2016). Libraries and service providers have come together to reshape the future of libraries and develop new technologies. The new initiative, FOLIO, provides a platform for libraries, service providers, and other organizations to team up to redefine library automation via open source projects. The goal is to cultivate interest groups, form partnerships and spark conversations that will lead to the creation of new services and technologies for libraries. FOLIO, which stands for the Future of Libraries is Open, is a new community coming together to develop a reimagined library services platform (LSP), one that supports traditional resource management requirements and functionality, yet is engineered for innovation and growth through industry collaboration. At its core, FOLIO will allow for extensibility into new services for libraries and will dramatically change the technology ecosystem available to libraries, service providers and technology developers.
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Ex Libris continues to improve library productivity with a Mmbile app that frees librarians from their desks

Library Technology Reports - Fri, 2016-06-24 12:56
(June 24, 2016). Ex Libris announced that its Alma library management service now enables librarians to access Alma from anywhere, using a mobile device. The new mobile capabilities are being rolled out gradually, with the first version now available for early-access users. A general release for all Alma users is planned for the third quarter of 2016. Librarians can now access task lists and perform fulfillment activities on the go, even scanning item barcodes to register in-house use from anywhere in the library. Built on a flexible advanced mobile application framework, Alma Mobile will grow to include more features, such as work-order processing, item returns, the creation and processing of sets, inventory management, and even mobile analytics.
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Gale adds Microsoft integration to popular products

Library Technology Reports - Fri, 2016-06-24 12:56
(June 24, 2016). Gale, a part of Cengage Learning, today announced a relationship with Microsoft Corporation to integrate its most widely used product lines with Microsoft's Office 365. The integration makes it easier for students and researchers to download, email, share, and access their research content from anywhere using familiar tools.
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ProQuest expands publisher participation in Access-to-Own to include almost 400,000 titles

Library Technology Reports - Fri, 2016-06-24 12:56
(June 24, 2016). With its newest acquisition model launching next month, ProQuest has grown the number of titles available through Access-to-Own to almost 400,000 and dramatically increased publisher participation in just eight months. ProQuest developed Access-to-Own in collaboration with libraries and publishers around the world to provide a usage-based acquisition model that offers a balanced approach and a wider array of frontlist as well as backlist titles to libraries and the researchers they serve.
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