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LibLime, a division of PTFS, announces El Dorado Correctional Facility Selects LibLime Academic Koha

Library Technology Reports - Sat, 2016-04-30 11:05
(April 30, 2016). LibLime, a division of PTFS, announces that the El Dorado Correctional Facility has contracted with LibLime to provide implementation, support and hosting services for LibLime Academic Koha. Ellsworth will take advantage of much of the functionality offered in the application, including:
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New At the Library - Sat, 2016-04-30 11:05

    ISBN: 9781250075826
    Author: Johansen, Iris

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Huntsville Public Library goes live on ByWater Solutions Koha Support

Library Technology Reports - Fri, 2016-04-29 17:02
(April 29, 2016). ByWater Solutions announced that the Huntsville Public Library of Huntsville, Ontario is now live on their Koha open source integrated library system.
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Florida college and university libraries adopt next-generation technology

Library Technology Reports - Fri, 2016-04-29 17:02
(April 29, 2016). The Florida Academic Library Services Cooperative, a division of the University of West Florida Innovation Institute, finalized an agreement with Innovative Interfaces, Inc. to upgrade the technology used to manage and share millions of books, journals and other educational resources across the state's public colleges and universities. The new system will expand access to material and improve the user experience for today's tech-savvy students. The upgrade will also allow librarians to establish and adopt world-class standards for acquisition, management and customer service. The Florida Legislature provided $1.5 million this year to implement the next-generation system.
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2016 LITA Election Results

LITA Blog - Fri, 2016-04-29 14:41

Please join us in congratulating our newly elected LITA officers:

View ALA election results on the ALA website.

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Northern Territory Library in Australia selects OCLC WorldShare Management Services

Library Technology Reports - Fri, 2016-04-29 11:01
(April 29, 2016). The Northern Territory Library, a major public research institution in Australia, has selected OCLC WorldShare Management Services as the management system for more than 50 libraries in the region.
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Iredell County Public Library and Henderson County Public Library migrate to Evergreen

Library Technology Reports - Fri, 2016-04-29 11:01
(April 29, 2016). Equinox announced that NC Cardinal , one of the largest Evergreen Consortia, now has two new members. Iredell County Public Library and Henderson County Public Library were recently migrated to Evergreen. These two additions bring NC Cardinal's total library count to 143.
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Las Bibliotecas de la Universidad de Cambridge Seleccionan Alma y Primo

Library Technology Reports - Fri, 2016-04-29 11:01
(April 29, 2016). Ex Libris, una empresa de ProQuest, se complace en anunciar que la Universidad de Cambridge ha elegido el servicio de gestión de recursos de Ex Libris Alma® y el sistema de descubrimiento Primo para ayudar a modernizar la gestión de bibliotecas y mejorar la experiencia de búsqueda para sus estudiantes, profesores e investigadores.
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2016 LITA Forum – Call for Proposals, Deadline Extended

LITA Blog - Fri, 2016-04-29 10:25

The LITA Forum is a highly regarded annual event for those involved in new and leading edge technologies in the library and information technology field. Please send your proposal submissions here by May 13, 2016, and join your colleagues in Fort Worth Texas.

The 2016 LITA Forum Committee seeks proposals for the 19th Annual Forum of the Library Information and Technology Association in Fort Worth Texas, November 17-20, 2016 at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel.

Submit your proposal at this site

The Forum Committee welcomes proposals for full-day pre-conferences, concurrent sessions, or poster sessions related to all types of libraries: public, school, academic, government, special, and corporate. Collaborative and interactive concurrent sessions, such as panel discussions or short talks followed by open moderated discussions, are especially welcomed. We deliberately seek and strongly encourage submissions from underrepresented groups, such as women, people of color, the LGBT community and people with disabilities.

The New Submission deadline is Friday May 13, 2016.

Proposals could relate to, but are not restricted to, any of the following topics:

  • Discovery, navigation, and search
  • Practical applications of linked data
  • Library spaces (virtual or physical)
  • User experience
  • Emerging technologies
  • Cybersecurity and privacy
  • Open content, software, and technologies
  • Assessment
  • Systems integration
  • Hacking the library
  • Scalability and sustainability of library services and tools
  • Consortial resource and system sharing
  • “Big Data” — work in discovery, preservation, or documentation
  • Library I.T. competencies

Proposals may cover projects, plans, ideas, or recent discoveries. We accept proposals on any aspect of library and information technology. The committee particularly invites submissions from first time presenters, library school students, and individuals from diverse backgrounds.

Vendors wishing to submit a proposal should partner with a library representative who is testing/using the product.

Presenters will submit final presentation slides and/or electronic content (video, audio, etc.) to be made available on the web site following the event. Presenters are expected to register and participate in the Forum as attendees; a discounted registration rate will be offered.

If you have any questions, contact Tammy Allgood Wolf, Forum Planning Committee Chair, at

Submit your proposal at this site

More information about LITA is available from the LITA websiteFacebook and Twitter. Or contact Mark Beatty, LITA Programs and Marketing Specialist at

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Two New Additions to NC Cardinal

Equinox Blog - Thu, 2016-04-28 14:12

Duluth, GA–April 28, 2016

Equinox is proud to announce that NC Cardinal, one of the largest Evergreen Consortia, now has two new members.  Iredell County Public Library and Henderson County Public Library were recently migrated to Evergreen.  These two additions bring NC Cardinal’s total library count to 143.

Henderson County has six branches and migrated over 185,000 bib records along with almost 72,000 patrons.  Iredell County has three branches and migrated 173,000 bib records and almost 41,000 patrons.  Equinox performed the migration and data extract and will continue to provide support and training.  Both libraries are now using Acquisitions within NC Cardinal.

Trina Rushing, Director at Henderson County, had this to say about the move:  “It was a pleasure working with Equinox throughout our migration process. The staff were exceptionally helpful, knowledgeable, and willing to work with us to configure our data and settings in a manner that would most benefit our community. The administration is thrilled with the cost savings that the Evergreen ILS provides and our patrons are delighted with the resource sharing opportunities. It’s a win-win for everyone!”

Peggy Carter, Assistant Director at Iredell County, added:  “We’re excited to be a part of the NC Cardinal community and are looking forward to beginning resource sharing. We have enjoyed working with the NC Cardinal migration team and the Equinox staff members who helped with our migration. We have been “live” on NC Cardinal for a little more than a week now and I think we are proceeding nicely. We love being part of the Nest.”

Erica Rohlfs, Project Manager for Implementation at Equinox, remarked:  “Henderson and Iredell were amazing groups to work with during their migrations! Many staff members played an active role in the two projects. Henderson and Iredell are two sophisticated groups of librarians who thoroughly tested their data and quickly acclimated to Cardinal.”

About Equinox Software, Inc.

Equinox was founded 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. We wrote over 80% of the Evergreen code base and continue to contribute more new features, bug fixes, and documentation than any other organization. Our team is fanatical about providing exceptional technical support. Over 98% of our support ticket responses are graded as “Excellent” by our customers. At Equinox, we are proud to be librarians. In fact, half of us have our ML(I)S. We understand you because we *are* you. We are Equinox, and we’d like to be awesome for you.
For more information on Equinox, please visit

About Evergreen

Evergreen is an award-winning ILS developed with the intent of providing an open source product able to meet the diverse needs of consortia and high transaction public libraries. However, it has proven to be equally successful in smaller installations including special and academic libraries. Today, almost 1200 libraries across the US and Canada are using Evergreen including NC Cardinal, SC Lends, and B.C. Sitka.
For more information about Evergreen, including a list of all known Evergreen installations, see

About Sequoia

Sequoia is a cloud-based library solutions platform for Evergreen, Koha, FulfILLment, and more, providing the highest possible uptime, performance, and capabilities of any library automation platform available. Sequoia was designed by Equinox engineers in order to ensure that our customers are always running the most stable, up to date version of the software they choose.
For more information on Sequoia, please visit

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Cardiff Metropolitan University is the 400th institution to go live with Ex Libris Alma

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2016-04-28 10:59
(April 28, 2016). Ex Libris announced that the 400th customer of the Ex Libris Alma cloud-based resource management solution, Cardiff Metropolitan University, has gone live. Building on the solution's unparalleled success, Ex Libris is now focusing on developing new services to address the next level of library needs and practices.
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Lovington Public Library chooses Boopsie for enhanced mobile app functionality

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2016-04-28 10:59
(April 28, 2016). Boopsie, Inc. continues to add to the over 4,000 library locations worldwide that rely on its custom-branded mobile apps to quickly acquire new users and increase circulation. The leading platform-as-a-service provider today announced that Lovington Public Library will replace its current ILS app with an affordable, easy to deploy and maintain Boopsie app that will enable 24/7 remote library access on patrons' devices of choice.
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Follett launches Sales, Customer Service Realignment

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2016-04-28 10:59
(April 28, 2016). Follett announced it is realigning its domestic sales and customer service organizations to better support customers' needs and to ensure schools and districts have dedicated representatives with direct expertise in the products and services they use.
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The Libraries of the University of Cambridge select Alma and Primo

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2016-04-27 19:57
(April 27, 2016). Ex Libris announced that the University of Cambridge has chosen the Ex Libris Alma resource management service and Primo discovery and delivery solution to help modernize library management and improve the search experience for students, instructors, and researchers.
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New At the Library - Wed, 2016-04-27 10:56

    ISBN: 97806984071077
    Author: Sandford, John, 1944 February 23-

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The last mile /

New At the Library - Wed, 2016-04-27 10:56

    ISBN: 9781455586455
    Author: Baldacci, David

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Most wanted /

New At the Library - Wed, 2016-04-27 10:56

    ISBN: 9781250010131
    Author: Scottoline, Lisa

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The singing bone : a novel /

New At the Library - Wed, 2016-04-27 10:56

    ISBN: 9781942872566
    Author: Hahn, Beth (Writer),

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American girls : social media and the secret lives of teenagers /

New At the Library - Wed, 2016-04-27 10:56

    ISBN: 9780385353939
    Author: Sales, Nancy Jo

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