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John Szabo is appointed Chair, and Bernadette Gray-Little, Peter Sidorko take seats on OCLC Board of Trustees

Library Technology Reports - Mon, 2017-11-13 19:46
(November 13, 2017). John F. Szabo, City Librarian of the Los Angeles Public Library, was formally appointed Chair, and Bernadette Gray-Little, Chancellor Emerita at the University of Kansas, and Peter Sidorko, University Librarian at The University of Hong Kong, took their seats on the OCLC Board of Trustees today during the board's November meeting.
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Troy University is First in Alabama to Offer Visual History Archive

Library Technology Reports - Mon, 2017-11-13 16:46
(November 13, 2017). Troy University is the first in Alabama to offer its researchers access to the University of Southern California (USC) Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive®. Available to academic libraries through ProQuest, this fully streaming, primary-source archive includes more than 55,000 interviews with survivors of and witnesses to some of humanity's most serious and solemn events, including the European Holocaust, the Nanjing, Rwandan, Cambodian, and Guatemalan genocides and contemporary antisemitism. Access to the Visual History Archive enriches the University's growing Holocaust education and research program.
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VitalSource and Al Manhal collaborate for increased access to digital learning materials in Middle East

Library Technology Reports - Mon, 2017-11-13 16:46
(November 13, 2017). VitalSource, the world leader in building, enhancing and delivering digital course materials, and Al Manhal, the leading publisher of full-text searchable electronic databases of scholarly, professional and peer-reviewed content from the Arab World, are now collaborating to expand the reach and delivery of Al Manhal's unique content collection from over 450 Arabic language publishers. By working together, Al Manhal's expansive collection will now be deliverable through VitalSource Bookshelf, the most widely used higher education digital-content platform in the world.
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Odilo provides ISO CERTIFIED environment to manage and preserve digital content

Library Technology Reports - Mon, 2017-11-13 16:46
(November 4, 2017). In keeping with Odilo's tradition of continuous development and adaptation to technology trends and industry standards, we have achieved ISO certifications for our services and solutions to ensure best in class security, quality, and reliability. The result is an ISO certified environment for our digital content management solutions for libraries, archives and cloud digital preservation.
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Healing arthritis : your 3-step guide to conquering arthritis naturally /

New At the Library - Sat, 2017-11-11 10:45

    ISBN: 9781501156489
    Author: Blum, Susan S.


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Social security /

New At the Library - Sat, 2017-11-11 10:45

    ISBN: 9781119375739
    Author: Peterson, Jonathan


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The Rooster Bar : a novel /

New At the Library - Fri, 2017-11-10 10:44

    ISBN: 9780399565014
    Author: Grisham, John


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Deep freeze /

New At the Library - Fri, 2017-11-10 10:44

    ISBN: 9780525497363
    Author: Sandford, John, 1944 February 23-


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LYRASIS and DPLA Announce Partnership to Provide eContent Services through Library Simplified

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2017-11-09 16:43
(November 9, 2017). LYRASIS and DPLA are proud to announce a partnership to pilot a new eContent delivery and management service for libraries. The new initiative will offer cloud-based hosting of Library Simplified, an open source, middleware solution and administrative tool for libraries used to merge content from multiple sources, add open content, manage and curate collections and make them available in SimplyE. SimplyE is the open source iOS and Android app that provides robust multi-library discovery and reading capabilities. With the launch of this service, libraries can now acquire eContent in the DPLA Exchange (exchange.dp.la), manage and merge it with other content through the hosted Library Simplified administrative interface, then deliver to users in SimplyE. Together these services offer, for the first time, the possibility of a seamless and fully library-based delivery platform for licensed and open eContent.
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Follett announces it will sell LEGO Education solutions to U.S. school libraries

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2017-11-09 16:43
(November 9, 2017). In its continuing effort to serve the growing makerspace movement, Follett announced today it will sell a selection of LEGO Education solutions. These solutions will be offered by Follett specifically for school librarians in the U.S. who are interested in establishing a makerspace in their library.
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Where we live – a series of guest posts by Beth Harper

Tame the Web - Thu, 2017-11-09 11:08

As a student in Dr. Michael Stephen’s Hyperlinked Libraries course at San Jose State University, Beth Harper wrote six reflection blog assignment posts over the course of the semester.  Each of those posts has been published on Tame the Web and can each be read here:

Where we live – Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3Part 4Part 5 | Part 6

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Beth Harper is a public services paralibrarian living in historic central Denver and working in the western foothills under the shadow of the Front Range, and an MLIS student at San Jose State University. As Elizabeth Biehl, she writes on SF/F literature and community, art and culture, and occasionally librarianship at www.edgeofcenter.com.

 

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The Blue Apron cookbook : 165 essential recipes and lessons for a lifetime of ho

New At the Library - Thu, 2017-11-09 10:43

    ISBN: 9780062562760
    Author:


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Cowboy it's cold outside /

New At the Library - Thu, 2017-11-09 10:43

    ISBN: 9780062697295
    Author: Wilde, Lori


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Right where we belong /

New At the Library - Thu, 2017-11-09 10:43

    ISBN: 9780778331087
    Author: Novak, Brenda


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A Christmas return : a novel /

New At the Library - Thu, 2017-11-09 10:43

    ISBN: 9780425285084
    Author: Perry, Anne


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Typhoon fury : a novel of the Oregon files /

New At the Library - Thu, 2017-11-09 10:43

    ISBN: 9780399575570
    Author: Cussler, Clive


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Wyoming winter /

New At the Library - Thu, 2017-11-09 10:43

    ISBN: 9780373804214
    Author: Palmer, Diana


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Biblioteksstatistik for 2016

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2017-11-09 10:43
(November 9, 2017). Kommuner, som har taget FBS i brug i løbet af 2015 og 2016 skal genudtrække folkebiblioteksstatistik for optællingsåret 2016, da der er fejl i de indberetninger, som de pågældende kommuner tidligere i år indsendte til Danmarks Statistik. Du kan se en samlet oversigt over de kommuner, som skal genindsende nedenfor.
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Università degli Studi di Roma

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2017-11-09 10:43
(November 9, 2017). Ex Libris announced that the Università degli Studi di Roma "Tor Vergata" (University of Rome Tor Vergata) has now gone live with the company's Leganto course reading list solution. Along with Tor Vergata's Ex Libris Alma library services platform and Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution, the Leganto service will provide instructors and students with all the functionality needed for creating, maintaining, and using reading lists.
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Jobs in Information Technology: November 8, 2017

LITA Blog - Wed, 2017-11-08 17:41

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

Sonoma County Library, DIGITAL LITERACY SPECIALIST – CENTRAL LIBRARY 40 HOURS PER WEEK – FULL TIME, Santa Rosa, CA

Sonoma County Library, LIBRARIAN I or II, CHILDREN’S SERVICES – CLOVERDALE 40 HOURS PER WEEK – FULL TIME, Santa Rosa, CA

Sonoma County Library, LIBRARIAN I or II, CHILDREN’S SERVICES – ROSELAND 20 HOURS PER WEEK – PART TIME, Santa Rosa, CA

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

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