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Bowker and Enago partner to provide book authors high-quality English editing and translation services

Library Technology Reports - Sun, 2017-12-17 17:37
(December 17, 2017). Bowker, a ProQuest affiliate and the official ISBN Agency for the United States and its territories, has recently concluded an agreement with Enago, an internationally trusted name in author services for the global researcher community. This collaboration will benefit Bowker's customers who can now avail themselves of Enago's high-quality English editing and translation services to improve their manuscripts.
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The midnight line : a Jack Reacher novel /

New At the Library - Fri, 2017-12-15 11:35

    ISBN: 9781101966273
    Author: Child, Lee

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Bowker to Supply Data for Book+Main

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2017-12-14 17:34
(December 14, 2017). Book+Main, a social media company that enables readers to engage with their favorite authors and discover new ones, is turning to Bowker to connect them with metadata to enhance their business. Bowker is a ProQuest affiliate and acts as the retail agent for ProQuest's renowned metadata.
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Equinox welcomes Jason Goodson as Sales Executive

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2017-12-14 17:34
(December 14, 2017). Equinox announced the latest addition to their expert team, Jason Goodson, as Sales Executive.
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Bill Schickling to retire after 30 years in library industry

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2017-12-13 20:33
(December 13, 2017). Following 30 years of service in the library industry as a developer, entrepreneur, and public library advocate, Bill Schickling, Innovative EVP of Business Development, has announced he will retire effective December 31, 2017.
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Gale Partners with State Library of Iowa and Iowa Academic Library Alliance to provide free access to digital resources

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2017-12-13 20:33
(December 13, 2017). The State Library of Iowa, Iowa public libraries and the Iowa Academic Library Alliance have partnered with Gale, a Cengage company and leading provider of library resources, to provide Iowa library users and college students with free access to high-quality digital resources that support learning, research, business and personal enrichment. Iowa residents can visit: www.iowalibrariesonline.org to access these resources through their public or academic library.
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Apply for the LITA Conference Buddy Program for 2018 ALA Midwinter

LITA Blog - Wed, 2017-12-13 14:59

Applications are now open for LITA’s Conference Buddy program for ALA Midwinter 2018. The program is designed to make conference attendance more approachable, foster inclusion, and build connections. Inspired by the GLBTRT Buddy Program, we hope that this program will help us to foster stronger relationships among LITA members who attend conferences and also make attendance more enjoyable and rewarding for everyone who participates.

For more information or to apply, see the Conference Buddy website: http://www.ala.org/lita/buddyprogram

To participate in the program as either a new or experienced conference attendee, get details and complete the sign up form by January 15, 2018.

If you have any questions about the program, please contact the Diversity & Inclusion Committee at LITAConferenceBuddy@gmail.com

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Jobs in Information Technology: December 13, 2017

LITA Blog - Wed, 2017-12-13 14:41

New vacancy listings are posted weekly on Wednesday at approximately 12 noon Central Time. They appear under New This Week and under the appropriate regional listing. Postings remain on the LITA Job Site for a minimum of four weeks.

New This Week

Harford County Public Library, Director, Information Technology, Belcamp, MD

Queensborough Community College (CUNY), Instructor or Assistant Professor – Public Services and Assessment Librarian, Bayside, NY

Visit the LITA Job Site for more available jobs and for information on submitting a job posting.

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RedLink introduces Consortia Dashboard

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2017-12-13 11:33
(December 13, 2017). RedLink announced the expansion of its award-winning library product line with its new Consortia Dashboard. RedLink introduced its new Consortia Dashboard at the recent Charleston Conference, extending the award-winning functionality of its Library Dashboard to consortia.
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The demon crown /

New At the Library - Wed, 2017-12-13 11:33

    ISBN: 9780062381736
    Author: Rollins, James, 1961-

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University of Southern Queensland selects Ex Libris Alma, Primo, and Leganto

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2017-12-13 08:33
(December 13, 2017). Ex Libris announced that the University of Southern Queensland has chosen the Ex Libris Alma library services platform, the Primo discovery and delivery solution, and the Leganto course reading list solution as the university's next-generation integrated system to serve students, academic staff, and library patrons in the community. USQ selected Alma, Primo, and Leganto primarily for the return on investment that these solutions have demonstrated at customer sites around the world.
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Fake News and Social Media Analytics by TTW Contributor Troy Swanson

Tame the Web - Tue, 2017-12-12 17:15

What do social media analytics tell us about fake news? How can these analytics help libraries and librarians? What is the Social Media Command Center? These are a few questions explored in my interview with Nathan Carpenter who is Director of Convergent Media for the School of Communication at Illinois State University.

This interview is available at: Circulating Ideas episode 123: Nathan Carpenter.

This interview is part of a series I am doing on fake news & information literacy. My previous interviews can be found here:

Troy A. Swanson is Department Chair and Teaching & Learning Librarian at Moraine Valley Community College. He is the co-editor of the recent book from ACRL, Not Just Where to Click: Teaching Students How to Think About Information. You can follow him on Twitter at @t_swanson.

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Robert Gordon University selects Ex Libris Alma, Primo, and Leganto to produce outstanding student experience

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2017-12-12 11:32
(December 12, 2017). Ex Libris announced that Scotland's Robert Gordon University has chosen the Ex Libris Alma library services platform, Primo discovery and delivery solution, and Leganto course reading list solution. These products will be replacing RGU's legacy software from SirsiDynix, EBSCO, Talis, and Clio.
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Doncaster College adopts OpenAthens for single sign-on

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2017-12-12 11:32
(December 12, 2017). Doncaster College is the latest further education institution to adopt OpenAthens as their identity and access management solution – providing secure and consistent access to a wide range of essential academic resources and applications for the College's students and staff.
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Eileen Yoshida, BScPhm, MBA, Named Deputy Editor, Medication and Clinical Informatics for EBSCO Health

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2017-12-12 11:32
(December 12, 2017). EBSCO Health, the provider of evidence-based clinical resource tools including DynaMed Plus® and Dynamic Health™, has appointed Eileen Yoshida, BScPhm, MBA, as Deputy Editor, Medication and Clinical Informatics. Yoshida brings more than 25 years of extensive experience in clinical informatics, EHR implementation, healthcare consulting and clinical pharmacy, and is a published author and speaker on clinical decision support.
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Digital Science Portfolio companies Symplectic and Figshare offer new integration to improve institutional workflows

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2017-12-12 11:32
(December 5, 2017). Technology company Digital Science announced that two of its portfolio companies, research information management system provider Symplectic and data repository service Figshare, have launched a new integration, highlighting their continued commitment to ensuring researchers get credit for all of their academic work.
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LIBERO sparks new life into Broken Hill City Library Services across New South Wales

Library Technology Reports - Mon, 2017-12-11 08:29
(December 11, 2017). LIBERO continues to dominate in New South Wales, Australia, as Broken Hill City Library chooses LIBERO as its Library Management platform.
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Hardcore twenty-four : a Stephanie Plum novel /

New At the Library - Sat, 2017-12-09 11:24

    ISBN: 9780525501374
    Author: Evanovich, Janet

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Huntsville-Madison County Public Library Opens New Madison Library Featuring Custom Tech Logic Sorting System Design

Library Technology Reports - Fri, 2017-12-08 11:24
(December 8, 2017). In partnership with Huntsville-Madison County Public Library, Tech Logic completed the installation of a seven-bin Automated Materials Handling system ahead of schedule at the new Madison Public Library. The library selected a Tech Logic UltraSort Automated Materials Handling system featuring both internal and external drive-up "throw and go" book drops and ergonomic SmartBins. Customizations included a small, 7-degree turn to the internal drop, to accommodate an angled wall. A subtle but elegant job of trimming and positioning purpose-built steel fit the planned space perfectly.
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The inner life of animals : love grief and compassion : surprising observation

New At the Library - Fri, 2017-12-08 11:24

    ISBN: 9781771643016
    Author: Wohlleben, Peter, 1964-

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