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The disappeared /

New At the Library - Wed, 2018-03-28 08:42

    ISBN: 9780698410114
    Author: Box, C. J.


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Sweet vengeance /

New At the Library - Wed, 2018-03-28 08:42

    ISBN: 9781496703194
    Author: Michaels, Fern


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Red alert /

New At the Library - Wed, 2018-03-28 08:42

    ISBN: 9780316395441
    Author: Patterson, James, 1947-


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The wild inside /

New At the Library - Wed, 2018-03-28 08:42

    ISBN: 9780062791528
    Author: Bradbury, Jamey


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Equinox migrates Perry Memorial Library to Evergreen within the NC Cardinal Consortium

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-03-27 17:41
(March 27, 2018). Equinox announced that Perry Memorial Library in Vance County, North Carolina successfully migrated to Evergreen within NC Cardinal Consortium (NC Cardinal).
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We’re repeating Schema.org and JSON-LD – the popular LITA webinar

LITA Blog - Tue, 2018-03-27 15:28

Don’t miss your chance to attend the repeat of this popular LITA webinar.
Sign up Now for

Introduction to Schema.org and JSON-LD
Instructor: Jacob Shelby, Metadata Technologies Librarian, North Carolina State University (NCSU) Libraries
Wednesday April 18, 2018, Noon – 1:30 pm Central time

Web search engines such as Google, Bing, and Yahoo are integral to making information more discoverable on the open web. How can you expose data about your organization, its services, people, collections, and other information in a way that is meaningful to these search engines? This session will provide an introduction to both Schema.org and the JSON-LD data format. You’ll learn how to leverage Schema.org and semantic markup to achieve enhanced discovery of information on the open web.

Register here, courses are listed by date.

Topics include an in-depth look at the Schema.org vocabulary, a brief overview of semantic markup with a focus on JSON-LD, and use-cases of these technologies. By the end of the session, you will have an opportunity to apply these technologies through a structured exercise. The session will conclude with resources and guidance for next steps.

View details and Register here.

Discover upcoming LITA webinars and web courses

Privacy in Libraries, a LITA webinar series
Offered: April 11, 2018 – May 23, 2018

IT Security and Privacy in Libraries
Offered: May 1, 2018

Questions or Comments?

For all other questions or comments related to the course, contact LITA at (312) 280-4268 or Mark Beatty, mbeatty@ala.org

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Future Ready Librarian Leadership Summit scheduled for June 23 in Chicago

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-03-27 11:41
(March 27, 2018). A full-day workshop just prior to the ISTE 2018 Conference in Chicago will explore how K-12 librarian leaders can lead, teach, and support the Future Ready goals of their schools and districts, develop an action plan for their library programs, and delve into the challenges and best practices surrounding empowering Future Ready Librarians.
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Cambridge Core joins the ProQuest OASIS platform

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-03-27 11:41
(March 27, 2018). ProQuest has teamed with Cambridge University Press to provide libraries access to the Cambridge Core platform and content via the ProQuest OASIS platform. Over 30,000 ebook titles across 36 subject areas from Cambridge University Press and other publishers become available through the OASIS® selection and purchase system beginning 27th March 2018. Cambridge Core content and platform were developed with extensive user testing and input from more than 10,000 researchers, librarians and authors to ensure support of research and learning goals.
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Cayuse signs Pivot reseller agreement with Ex Libris

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-03-27 11:41
(March 27, 2018). Ex Libris announced that Cayuse, a leader in research administration software for universities, hospitals, and research organizations, has signed an agreement to be the Ex Libris North American reseller of the Ex Libris Pivot funding and collaboration solution.
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Join the ITAL Editorial Board

LITA Blog - Mon, 2018-03-26 15:57

Information Technology and Libraries [ITAL] is LITA’s quarterly, open-access, peer-reviewed journal. If you are a LITA member who is interested in furthering the scholarly record for library technology and have a background in information technology in academic, public, or other libraries, apply for this opportunity to serve on the ITAL Editorial Board.

As ITAL marks its 50th anniversary, the ITAL Editorial Board has a critical role to play in building the foundation for the journal’s next 50 years. Find details on the application.

Duties. In addition to reviewing 1-2 submissions a month, members are expected to participate in monthly online ITAL Board meetings. Attendance at ALA Annual and Midwinter is not required. A term of service is two years (July 1, 2018, through June 30, 2020); an individual may serve up to two consecutive terms.

More Information. See the Information Technologies and Libraries website or the ITAL Editorial Board committee page on the LITA website. Still have questions? Please contact Ken Varnum, Editor or any current member of the Editorial Board.

How to Apply. Complete your application, which includes a brief statement of interest by April 15, 2018. Please include a description of how you could enhance the board’s diversity, on any dimension you feel is important.

Questions or Comments?

For all other questions or comments related to LITA publications, contact LITA at (312) 280-4268 or Mark Beatty, mbeatty@ala.org

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Green stain busters : the environmentally safe cleaning guide /

New At the Library - Sat, 2018-03-24 08:38

    ISBN: 9781925265941
    Author: Mayne, Alisa,


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The no-cry sleep solution for newborns : amazing sleep from day one -- for baby

New At the Library - Sat, 2018-03-24 08:38

    ISBN: 9781259641183
    Author: Pantley, Elizabeth


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Parenting kids with OCD : a guide to understanding and supporting your child wit

New At the Library - Sat, 2018-03-24 08:38

    ISBN: 9781618216687
    Author: Zucker, Bonnie, 1974-


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Konflikt kan påvirke FBS

Library Technology Reports - Fri, 2018-03-23 08:37
(March 23, 2018). Den varslede strejke fra den 4. april 2018 kan påvirke FBS, da det vil betyde, at UNI-Login bliver lukket ned.Undervisningsministeriet har meddelt, at de er udtaget til konflikt og derfor vil være omfattet af en eventuel strejke fra onsdag den 4. april 2018 og efterfølgende en eventuel lockout fra tirsdag den 10. april 2018.
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University of the Arts London selects Preservica for ambitious new digital preservation initiative

Library Technology Reports - Fri, 2018-03-23 08:37
(March 23, 2018). University of the Arts London has selected active digital preservation specialist Preservica to future-proof its unique art and design collections.
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Duel to the death : an Ali Reynolds novel /

New At the Library - Fri, 2018-03-23 08:37

    ISBN: 9781501150982
    Author: Jance, Judith A.


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Box of butterflies : discovering the unexpected blessings all around us /

New At the Library - Fri, 2018-03-23 08:37

    ISBN: 9781501150937
    Author: Downey, Roma, 1960-


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The bishop's pawn /

New At the Library - Fri, 2018-03-23 08:37

    ISBN: 9781250194053
    Author: Berry, Steve, 1955-


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BiblioCommons announces the upcoming release of BiblioWeb V3.0

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2018-03-22 17:36
(March 22, 2018). Eight years after its initial launch, BiblioCommons announced the upcoming release of version 3.0 of its BiblioWeb website-building and content-publishing platform.
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BiblioCommons features FRBRized grouped search results in BiblioCore catalog—live with libraries across the U.S., Canada, Australia and New Zealand

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2018-03-22 17:36
(March 22, 2018). For years the library community has been dreaming of a FRBRized catalog. After many iterations and a year of live beta testing, BiblioCommons has realized this dream by launching Grouped Search for libraries using the BiblioCore catalog across the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.
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