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OCLC Research and ALISE name recipients of 2018 Library and Information Science Research Grants

Library Technology Reports - Fri, 2018-02-09 12:42
(February 8, 2018). OCLC Research and the Association for Library and Information Science Education have awarded research grants for three projects to be conducted by five researchers. The awards were presented February 8 at the ALISE 2018 Annual Conference Awards Luncheon in Denver, Colorado.
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Five Partners join Ex Libris in developing new Research Services Platform

Library Technology Reports - Fri, 2018-02-09 12:42
(February 8, 2018). Ex Libris announced the establishment of a development partnership with Lancaster University, the University of Iowa, the University of Miami, the University of Oklahoma, and the University of Sheffield. The partners will collaborate on the development of a new end-to-end research services platform, Ex Libris Esploro. This development program will give the partners a significant voice in shaping Esploro and its future roadmap, as well as an opportunity to engage with other development partners and the community of researchers.
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Forty-five institutions are live with Ex Libris Leganto resource list solution

Library Technology Reports - Fri, 2018-02-09 09:42
(February 9, 2018). Ex Libris announced that the Ex Libris Leganto course resource list solution is now live at 45 institutions, providing instructors, students, and librarians with all the functionality needed for creating, maintaining, and using reading lists.
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Contemporary Shakespearean Performances, On Demand

Library Technology Reports - Fri, 2018-02-09 09:42
(February 9, 2018). The Tempest, King Lear, Hamlet and other famous performances filmed at the Royal Shakespeare Company's Stratford-Upon-Avon theater are now available to students and educators through ProQuest company Alexander Street.
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Sabinet and the National Library of South Africa partner for improved knowledge sharing

Library Technology Reports - Fri, 2018-02-09 09:42
(February 9, 2018). The National Library of South Africa will reinvest in their local library management practices by moving all library functions to the OCLC WorldShare platform. WorldShare provides a complete set of library management applications and platform services built on an open, cloud-based platform and offers integrated management of library workflows that create new efficiencies as libraries share work, data and resources to save money and deliver value to their users.
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All-American murder : the rise and fall of Aaron Hernandez the superstar whose

New At the Library - Fri, 2018-02-09 06:42

    ISBN: 9780316412650
    Author: Patterson, James, 1947-


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Robicheaux /

New At the Library - Thu, 2018-02-08 06:42

    ISBN: 9781508244318
    Author: Burke, James Lee.


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Rover /

New At the Library - Thu, 2018-02-08 06:42

    ISBN: 9781770859890
    Author: Grant, Andrew, 1970-


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LYRASIS announces 2018 Catalyst Fund applications now open

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2018-02-07 15:41
(February 7, 2018). LYRASIS announces that the 2018 Catalyst Fund, awarding $100,000 for new ideas from LYRASIS members, is now open for applications. The Catalyst Fund offers LYRASIS members the opportunity to explore potentially scalable new projects, ideas or programs that could impact the greater community. Applications will be reviewed by the LYRASIS Leaders Circle, the leadership tier of LYRASIS membership. The Catalyst Fund is available to LYRASIS Member institutions. Recipients will present the results of their projects at the LYRASIS Member Summit in October, 2018.
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The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation appoints distinguished writer, poet, scholar, and arts advocate Elizabeth Alexander as President

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2018-02-07 15:41
(February 7, 2018). The Trustees of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation have elected Elizabeth Alexander to be the Foundation's next President, effective March 2018. Alexander will succeed Earl Lewis, who has served as President since 2013.
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Bethel College and Saint Mary's College join the PALNI Consortium and the PALNI group OCLC WorldShare Management Services

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2018-02-07 15:41
(February 7, 2018). The Private Academic Library Network of Indiana announced the addition of two institutions, Bethel College and Saint Mary's College, to the PALNI family. Bethel College and Saint Mary's College join a highly engaged and collaborative group of private college and seminary libraries across the state bringing the number of supported institutions up to twenty-four. PALNI uses OCLC's WorldShare Management Services to provide direct, unmediated access to the collective collections of all the institutions without the need to export or import records. OCLC is also continuing development in WMS to support collaboration in analytics, licensing, and more.
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Jobs in Information Technology: February 7, 2018

LITA Blog - Wed, 2018-02-07 15:03

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

Dayton Metro Library, Technology Development Manager, Dayton, OH

Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Systems Librarian, Geneva, NY

MIT Libraries, Head of Digital Library Engineering, Cambridge, MA

Medical University of South Carolina, Director for Digital Strategies and Innovation, Charleston, SC

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

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Gale and California State Library expand partnership, tripling investment in Career Online High School

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2018-02-07 12:41
(February 7, 2018). The California State Library is expanding its partnership with Gale, a Cengage company, signing a three-year agreement to continue and broaden its Career Online High School Program, which since 2015 has enabled California public libraries to offer qualified residents the opportunity to earn a free, accredited high school diploma.
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#LITAchat – LITA Membership Benefits

LITA Blog - Wed, 2018-02-07 10:17

Interested in joining LITA or already a member and want a refresher on LITA membership benefits?

Join members of the Membership Development Committee and other LITA members on Friday, February 23, 1:00-2:00pm EST on Twitter to discuss and ask questions about LITA membership.

To participate, launch your favorite Twitter mobile app or web browser and search for the #LITAchat hashtag and select “Latest” to follow along and reply to questions asked by moderator or other participants. When replying to discussion or asking questions, add or incorporate the hashtag #LITAchat.

See you there!

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Submissions now open for the 2018 John Cotton Dana Award

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2018-02-07 09:41
(February 7, 2018). The American Library Association is now accepting submissions for the John Cotton Dana Awards (JCD). The John Cotton Dana Awards are managed by the Library Leadership and Management Association division of ALA and honor outstanding library public relations.
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Scannx simplifies interlibrary loan fulfillment on OCLC's next generation platform

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2018-02-07 09:41
(February 7, 2018). Scannx, the leader in document capture and document delivery software and cloud services for library patrons and staff, and OCLC announced their collaboration to simplify the interlibrary loan process using Scannx scanning software with OCLC's next generation ILL platform. Scannx will ship this feature in its version 5.0 software in calendar Q1/2018 and will be demonstrated at the ALA Mid-winter conference on February 9-12, 2018, in Denver, CO, booth #945.
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Carnegie's maid : a novel /

New At the Library - Wed, 2018-02-07 06:41

    ISBN: 9781524751609
    Author: Benedict, Marie,


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The great alone /

New At the Library - Wed, 2018-02-07 06:41

    ISBN: 9781250165619
    Author: Hannah, Kristin


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Sonny Dulfo appointed as Vice President of Metadata Services

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-02-06 18:40
(February 6, 2018). Backstage Library Works (www.bslw.com) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sonny Dulfo to Vice President of Metadata Services. Sonny has been working with special and academic libraries since 1996. He most recently served for six years as library director for The Art Institute of Salt Lake City. His vast experience has also included serving as bibliographic services department head, cataloging librarian, and technical specialist
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Equinox adds Huntingdon County Library to the PaILS SPARK consortium

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-02-06 18:40
(February 6, 2018). Equinox announced that they have successfully migrated the Huntingdon County Library to Evergreen within the PaILS SPARK Consortium.
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