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NISO Announces Strong Series of Educational Programs for 2017

Library Technology Reports - Sat, 2017-01-21 06:51
(January 21, 2017). The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) announces a strong series of educational programs for 2017, encompassing fourteen 90-minute webinars and six virtual conferences. All of these rich offerings are tailored to allow live viewing as well as archive use and viewing by individuals as well as groups, making them suitable for a wide variety of organizations. The 2017 programs focus on information-workforce training needs and on current and emerging issues of concern to the academic, library, and tech communities.
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NISO Announces Strong Series of Educational Programs for 2017

Library Technology Reports - Sat, 2017-01-21 06:51
(January 21, 2017). The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) announces a strong series of educational programs for 2017, encompassing fourteen 90-minute webinars and six virtual conferences. All of these rich offerings are tailored to allow live viewing as well as archive use and viewing by individuals as well as groups, making them suitable for a wide variety of organizations. The 2017 programs focus on information-workforce training needs and on current and emerging issues of concern to the academic, library, and tech communities.
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Bestandsindberetning til Slots- og Kulturstyrelsen

Library Technology Reports - Sat, 2017-01-21 06:51
(January 21, 2017). Fra i dag kan kommunerne indberette bestandsoplysninger fra FBS til biblioteksafgift 2017.Systematic har i dag åbnet for adgang til statistikmodulet i FBS, så nu er det muligt for kommunerne at generere rapporter til bestandsindberetning til Slots- og Kulturstyrelsen til brug for biblioteksafgift 2017.Efter aftale med Slots- og Kulturstyrelsen skal bestandsindberetningen ske hurtigst muligt og senest den 3. februar.
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OCLC Research and ALISE name recipients of 2017 Library and Information Science Research Grants

Library Technology Reports - Sat, 2017-01-21 06:51
(January 19, 2017). OCLC Research and the Association for Library and Information Science Education have awarded research grants for three projects to be conducted by four researchers.
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BLUEcloud circulation now in GA Release

Library Technology Reports - Sat, 2017-01-21 06:51
(January 19, 2017). SirsiDynix is pleased to announce the GA release of BLUEcloud Circulation. This powerful, new web-based circulation solution provides easy management features for administrative staff while taking full advantage of the BLUEcloud library services platform and the flexibility of the Symphony and Horizon policies. Most importantly, BLUEcloud Circulation joins the family of BLUEcloud products that SirsiDynix libraries receive as part of their current maintenance. BLUEcloud Circulation will be generally available with the 2017.01 release of BLUEcloud, planned for early February, 2017.
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SirsiDynix announces new mobile app development partner: SOLUS

Library Technology Reports - Sat, 2017-01-21 00:51
(January 20, 2017). SirsiDynix announced a new development partnership with SOLUS UK Ltd. Founded in Glasgow, Scotland only eleven years ago, SOLUS has already made their mark in the industry as the creators of powerful library applications. In their new partnership, SirsiDynix and SOLUS will be working together to advance the development of BLUEcloud Mobile, the new SirsiDynix mobile, patron discovery application that will build upon and enhance BookMyne+. The partnership will enable SirsiDynix to deliver a functionally rich app and provide the most value possible to libraries and library users.
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La Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica implementa la nueva interfaz de Primo

Library Technology Reports - Sat, 2017-01-21 00:51
(January 20, 2017). Grupo Sistemas Lógicos, distribuidor exclusivo de Ex Libris en América Latina, tiene el agrado de comunicar que la Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica ha iniciado el uso de la nueva interfaz de Primo de Ex Libris, con lo cual se vuelve la primera institución en América Latina en ofrecer este innovador servicio.
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HELIN Library Consortium now live with OCLC WorldShare Management Services

Library Technology Reports - Sat, 2017-01-21 00:51
(January 20, 2017). The HELIN Library Consortium, which includes seven academic libraries in the northeastern United States, is now live with OCLC WorldShare Management Services.
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EBSCO Information Services open EBSCO Solar grant for 2017

Library Technology Reports - Sat, 2017-01-21 00:51
(January 20, 2017). EBSCO Information Services has renewed its commitment to helping libraries "go green" by bringing back an expanded version of its EBSCO Solar grant program for 2017. As part of the EBSCO Solar initiative, EBSCO is currently soliciting grant applications to help libraries fund solar installations. EBSCO is making two $100,000 grants available to bidders that will allow the winning libraries to reduce their utilities expenditures and install a solar array at their institution.
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ByWater Solutions offers Free SSL Certificates to all hosted customers

Library Technology Reports - Sat, 2017-01-21 00:51
(January 20, 2017). ByWater Solution announced that they will now provide SSL certificates, acquired through Let's Encrypt, for all our hosted partners free of charge. ByWater will acquire the certificate, and include all configured URLs for their partner's site. They will also handle the automatic renewal of the certificate. There will be no extra charge for this service. ByWater will be bringing up all new hosted installations on a secure SSL connection and will be slowly transitioning their existing customers utilizing ByWater Hosting to SSL throughout the next several months.
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Washington and Lee University Chooses Ex Libris Alma and Primo

Library Technology Reports - Fri, 2017-01-20 15:51
(January 20, 2017). Ex Libris announced that Washington and Lee University has selected the Ex Libris Alma library management service and the Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery platform. The University is the eighth institution in Virginia to adopt both solutions. Replacing the Innovative Millennium library system, Alma and Primo will increase workflow efficiencies, improve analytics to support collection development and decision making, and allow Washington and Lee University to leverage the Ex Libris open API environment to provide additional services to the Washington and Lee community.
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Innovative delivers new APIs and operational efficiencies in Sierra Release 3.0

Library Technology Reports - Fri, 2017-01-20 15:51
(January 20, 2017). Innovative Interfaces has launched Sierra Release 3.0 to deliver a streamlined user experience, greater operational efficiencies, and more robust integration across systems.
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Innovative increases staff productivity with automated report scheduling in Decision Center Release 1.2

Library Technology Reports - Fri, 2017-01-20 15:51
(January 20, 2017). Innovative Interfaces has launched Decision Center Release 1.2 with new features for tracking library activity and scheduling automated reports.
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Washington State University Selects Leganto Powered by SIPX

Library Technology Reports - Fri, 2017-01-20 15:51
(January 20, 2017). Ex Libris announced that Washington State University has chosen Leganto powered by SIPX, the Ex Libris resource list solution. WSU will use this solution to manage course resource lists and deliver course materials to students at its five campus locations and to its distance learners worldwide, who study through the virtual WSU Global Campus. Integrated with the Ex Libris Alma library management system and the Primo discovery solution, the Leganto solution will enable WSU Libraries to easily meet the demand for course materials.
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Save the Date: LITA AdaCamp

LITA Blog - Fri, 2017-01-20 08:00

Save the date for this exciting LITA preconference at the upcoming ALA Annual conference in Chicago, IL.

LITA AdaCamp
Friday June 23, 2017, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Northwestern University campus in Evanston, IL

Women in library technology face numerous challenges in their day-to-day work. If you would like to join other women in the field to discuss topics related to those challenges, AdaCamp is for you. This one-day LITA preconference at ALA Annual in Chicago will allow women employed in various technological industries an opportunity to network with others in the field and to collectively examine common barriers faced. This day will follow the unconference model allowing attendees the power to choose topics most relevant to their work and their lives. Watch for more program details and registration information following ALA Midwinter!

Find out more about AdaCamp.

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The second Mrs. Hockaday : a novel /

New At the Library - Fri, 2017-01-20 06:50

    ISBN: 9781616205812
    Author: Rivers, Susan, 1954-


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The rising /

New At the Library - Fri, 2017-01-20 06:50

    ISBN: 9780765337917
    Author: Graham, Heather


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#LITAchat “What is IoT”

LITA Blog - Thu, 2017-01-19 15:52

What is IoT, the Internet of Things, and how can you leverage these new “things” for your library?  From sensors to AI, IoT devices are springing up everywhere.  Join a conversation with Lauren Di Monte from North Carolina State to hear how they have leveraged IoT technologies in their makerspace and discuss general issues related to IoT and cyber-physical systems.  

LITA’s Membership Development Committee invites you to join in the Friday February 24, 2017 #LITAchat at 12pm (CDT)

What: February #LITAchat – “What is IoT”

When: Friday, February 24th, 12pm-1pm (Central)

Where: Twitter

To participate, fire up your favorite Twitter client and check out the #LITAchat hashtag. On the web client, just search for #LITAchat and then click “LIVE” to follow along. Ask questions using the hashtag #LITAchat, add your own comments, and even answer questions posed by other participants. Hope to see you there!

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ProQuest enhances discovery of global Calls for Papers with Pivot Service

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2017-01-19 12:50
(January 19, 2017). Through a new addition to its Pivot service, ProQuest is further simplifying the workflow of researchers by integrating funding and publishing opportunities into one easy-to-use environment. The Papers Invited® database, a comprehensive collection of calls for papers issued by professional bodies, journal editors and other conference organizers in all academic disciplines, is now available via Pivot.
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e-ImageData to showcase lowest cost microfilm scanner at ALA Midwinter show

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2017-01-19 12:50
(January 19, 2017). e-ImageData, the world industry leader in innovative micrographic film equipment, will showcase the ScanPro 2200 at the ALA Midwinter show, January 20-23 in Atlanta, Ga. The 2200 is the newest and lowest cost microfilm scanner available on the market. The unit provides an affordable alternative for the budget-conscious consumer with its price tag under $5,000, while still giving users access to the superior performance of the ScanPro line.
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