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EBSCO is back with three $100,000 solar grants available to libraries worldwide in 2018

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-03-13 14:26
(February 12, 2018). As part of our commitment to ”Going Green,” we want to encourage libraries to reevaluate their own environmental footprints. In 2016, we introduced the EBSCO Solar Grant and to date we have given nearly half a million dollars to libraries looking to install solar arrays on their campuses. This year, EBSCO Solar will fund three $100,000 grants.
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De Gruyter now prints in the US and Australia via Ingram's Lightning Source

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-03-13 11:26
(March 13, 2018). De Gruyter, a leading international academic publishing house for over 260 years, has expanded its global presence in the United States and Australia by tapping into print on demand services from Lightning Source LLC, a leading print-on-demand company that is part of Ingram Content Group.
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Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Awards Grant to the Internet Archive for Long Tail Journal Preservation

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-03-13 11:26
(March 13, 2018). The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a research and development grant to the Internet Archive to address the critical need to preserve the “long tail” of open access scholarly communications. The project, Ensuring the Persistent Access of Long Tail Open Access Journal Literature, builds on prototype work identifying at-risk content held in web archives by using data provided by identifier services and registries. Furthermore, the project expands on work acquiring missing open access articles via customized web harvesting, improving discovery and access to this materials from within extant web archives, and developing machine learning approaches, training sets, and cost models for advancing and scaling this project's work.
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bepress and SSRN Announce Integration Pilot with Columbia and University of Georgia Law Schools

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-03-13 11:26
(March 12, 2018). Bepress and SSRN are pleased to announce a joint pilot to explore integration between their two platforms. The four-month pilot launches today with the participation of Columbia Law School's Arthur W. Diamond Law Library and University of Georgia School of Law's Library. Both bepress and SSRN are eager to explore potential solutions to the obstacles that professional schools and their libraries face in promoting their open access scholarship. The initial pilot offers one possible model for demonstrating the increased reach of legal scholarship when work is available through an open access repository as well as a specialized network of peers, by simplifying population of and aggregating research impact from both platforms.
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Changes in store for leadership at NoveList: reorganization signals consistency of leadership and a continued focus on libraries

Library Technology Reports - Mon, 2018-03-12 17:23
(March 12, 2018). NoveList, a division of EBSCO Information Services, announces the retirement of NoveList Co-Founders Duncan Smith and Roger Rohweder. During their tenure with NoveList, Smith and Rohweder have helped empower librarians and connect communities through the readers' advisory solution. Danielle Borasky has accepted the position of Vice President and will take on leadership of NoveList.
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EAST Joins the Rosemont Shared Print Alliance

Library Technology Reports - Mon, 2018-03-12 14:23
(March 12, 2018). The Eastern Academic Scholars' Trust, which includes 60 academic and research institutions with a mission to secure and provide access to the scholarly record, has joined the Rosemont Shared Print Alliance, a partnership of regional shared programs focused on collaborative print journal archiving.
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Ebook Central platform enhances discovery via the Syndetics Unbound service

Library Technology Reports - Mon, 2018-03-12 11:23
(March 5, 2018). Libraries who choose the Academic Complete® subscription, ProQuest's flagship ebook resource trusted by libraries worldwide, can now provide an enhanced user experience for their patrons in the Ebook Central platform, thanks to a new integration with the Syndetics Unbound service.
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Ohio Digital Network brings Ohio to DPLA

Library Technology Reports - Mon, 2018-03-12 11:23
(March 5, 2018). OhioLINK announced that more than 50,000 new materials from the Ohio Digital Network are now discoverable in Digital Public Library of America. Led by the State Library of Ohio and in partnership with OhioLINK, the Ohio Public Library Information Network, and the Ohio History Connection, the Ohio Digital Network builds on strong digital collection efforts across the state, including extensive digital collections at OhioLINK member institutions, Ohio Memory, and the Ohio Digitization Hubs project.
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Never get angry again : the foolproof way to stay calm and in control in any con

New At the Library - Sat, 2018-03-10 07:22

    ISBN: 9781250154408
    Author: Lieberman, David J.


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Burn bright : an Alpha and Omega novel /

New At the Library - Thu, 2018-03-08 07:17

    ISBN: 9780698195837
    Author: Briggs, Patricia


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Star wars the last Jedi /

New At the Library - Thu, 2018-03-08 07:17

    ISBN: 9781524797119
    Author: Fry, Jason, 1969-


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I'll be gone in the dark : one woman's obsessive search for the Golden State Kil

New At the Library - Thu, 2018-03-08 07:17

    ISBN: 9780062319784
    Author: McNamara, Michelle, 1970-2016,


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Promise /

New At the Library - Thu, 2018-03-08 07:17

    ISBN: 9780062471710
    Author: Gwin, Minrose


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Plum tea crazy /

New At the Library - Thu, 2018-03-08 07:17

    ISBN: 9780451489623
    Author: Childs, Laura


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Wiener Neustadt libraries are first in Austria to go live with OCLC WorldShare Management Services

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2018-03-08 04:17
(March 8, 2018). Wiener Neustadt University of Applied Sciences and the Public Library Wiener Neustadt are the first libraries in Austria to go live with OCLC's cloud-based WorldShare Management Services.
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Jobs in Information Technology: March 7, 2018

LITA Blog - Wed, 2018-03-07 15:36

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

Internet2, Program Manager, U.S. Unified Community Anchor Network, Washington, DC

Internet2, Program Manager, U.S. Unified Community Anchor Network, Ann Arbor, MI

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Information and Library Science, Teaching Assistant Professor, Chapel Hill, NC

Kansas State University Libraries, Systems Administrator, Manhattan, KS

Age of Learning, Inc., Digital Resources Librarian, Glendale, CA

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

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Digital Science and Katalysis lead initiative to explore blockchain technologies for peer teview

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2018-03-07 07:16
(March 7, 2018). Digital Science and Katalysis announced the launch of a pilot project to test blockchain technologies to support the peer review process. They are joined in this pilot project by founding partner Springer Nature.
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The escape artist /

New At the Library - Wed, 2018-03-07 07:16

    ISBN: 9781455559527
    Author: Meltzer, Brad


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Summer hours at the robbers library : a novel /

New At the Library - Wed, 2018-03-07 07:16

    ISBN: 9780062834065
    Author: Halpern, Sue


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