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DiscoverMobile poised to transform how public libraries engage

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-11-20 10:55
(November 13, 2018). Demco Software announced the launch of DiscoverMobile version 1, a mobile app that completely transforms the ways in which public libraries engage their communities. DiscoverMobile puts all of a library's resources – from books, to events, to meeting rooms, to databases and other third-party subscriptions –into a sleek, patron-friendly app that allows users to interact with their library on the go.
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Library and Archives Canada (LAC) selects Preservica and TeraMach to centralize and preserve digital documentary history for all Canadians

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-11-20 10:55
(November 13, 2018). Library and Archives Canada, one of the world's largest library and archival institutions, has embarked on a large-scale, multi-stream initiative to move its extensive collection of digital records to a new digital platform to make it easier for Canadians to access published and archival records of historical and modern-day significance.
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Access-it Software sponsors NJASL 2018 Fall Conference: find out how Accessit Library supports New Jersey school libraries

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-11-20 10:55
(November 13, 2018). Access-It Software, the creators of Accessit Library, is sponsoring the 2018 Fall Conference of the New Jersey Association of School Librarians (NJASL) from December 2 – 4 2018 at the Ocean Place Resort & Spa in Long Branch, New Jersey. The theme of the Conference is Reflect, Refresh, Renew!, showing the three phases of what school libraries need to do in order to remain relevant to students and increase learning outcomes.
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Effective ePortfolios reach beyond the classroom toward career success

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-11-20 10:55
(November 12, 2018). Digital portfolios, also known as ePortfolios, are commonly used for showcasing work to be assessed by a professor for a specific class. According to published research by University Libraries Instructional Design and Training Manager Miguel Nino, academic institutions need to transform their assessment digital portfolio programs into ePortfolios that can be used for their students' career readiness and employment.
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EBSCO Information Services selected to support Kuntahankinnat as primary supplier of medical periodicals Subscriptions

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-11-20 10:55
(November 10, 2018). EBSCO Information Services has been selected by Kuntahankinnat, provider of goods and services for the Finnish public sector, to serve as Kuntahankinnat framework agreement's primary supplier of medical print and electronic serials subscription services.
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Tech Logic Awarded Sorting System Contract for Hennepin County Library

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-11-20 10:55
(November 10, 2018). Tech Logic partnered with Hennepin County Public Library to design and install custom automated materials handling solutions for the Ridgedale Branch that include 37-bin and 3-bin UltraSorts.
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CILIP LMS Suppliers Showcase KM and ILS Apps SydneyEnterprise, Inmagic Presto & GeniePlus

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-11-20 10:55
(November 9, 2018). Lucidea, leading global provider of knowledge management and library automation solutions is taking its powerful applications to the CILIP LMS Suppliers Showcase happening at CILIP Headquarters in London on 16th November.
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Winnetka-Northfield Public Library District (IL) partners with Patron Point

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-11-20 10:55
(November 9, 2018). Patron Point is announcing that the WInnetka-Northfield Public LIbrary District (IL) has selected Patron Point as its patron relationship management system.
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Forward-thinking libraries meet in Hamilton, Ontario to discuss the future of library service and extending access with bibliotheca's open+

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-11-20 10:55
(November 9, 2018). Last month, Hamilton Public Library in Ontario, Canada, welcomed more than 30 library directors and management team members from 17 different Canadian library systems to participate in an open house focusing on its successful implementation of bibliotheca's open+ library solution. Hamilton Public Library is the first Canadian library system to use the solution, which has been popular in Europe for a decade.
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ProQuest launches online community for customer ideas

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-11-20 10:55
(November 8, 2018). Librarians who use the OASIS system or LibCentral , the administrative portal for the Ebook Central platform, have a new way to influence the future development of these services. ProQuest has announced the launch of Idea Exchange, an online community enabling customers to shape the products and solutions they invest in and use every day.
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Charleston Library Society Renews Commitment to Innovative

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-11-20 10:55
(November 8, 2018). Innovative Interfaces announced Charleston Library Society has selected the Sierra Integrated Library System for the next five years along with Vital as its digital repository; Innovative is hosting both systems to offer the library a complete solution.
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Consortium announces eight new publishers for distribution

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-11-20 10:55
(November 8, 2018). Consortium Book Sales & Distribution, one of Ingram Content Groups distribution brands, announces eight new publishers for the Spring 2019 season: Beehive Books, Braun Publishing, Floating World Comics, Green Card Voices, Inhabit Media, Lookout Books, Nightboat Books, and Tiny Owl Publishing. All presses begin distribution with Consortium on January 1, 2019.
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Newspaper citations on the rise in scholarly research

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-11-20 10:55
(November 7, 2018). The use of newspapers in academic research is growing, according to a recent study commissioned by ProQuest and conducted by Dr. Eric T. Meyer, Dean of the School of Information at University of Texas at Austin.
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The latest version of illumin released in November

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-11-20 10:55
(November 7, 2018). Used by top 10 worldwide consulting companies and law firms, the latest illumin release continues to build on its already rich functionality. Enhancements in the release include the ability to merge request tags, easier management of custom fields, changes to the illumin API, updates to the Knowledge Base interface and the sharing of analytics queries, to name a few.
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Rakuten OverDrive Appoints UK Country Manager

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-11-20 10:55
(November 7, 2018). Rakuten OverDrive has appointed Paul Davighi as its UK Country Manager. This newly created role establishes a new OverDrive presence in the UK to further the company's commitment to working closely with and supporting UK institutions' growth and success.
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The Episcopal Public Library of Barcelona to add its collections to WorldCat

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-11-20 10:55
(November 7, 2018). The Episcopal Public Library of Barcelona, the oldest preserved public access library in the city of Barcelona, has announced the addition of more than 124,000 bibliographic records of its catalogue collections to WorldCat.
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ProQuest announces the development of Rialto

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-11-20 10:55
(November 6, 2018). ProQuest is commencing the development of the Rialto service, a ground-breaking approach to unify selection and acquisition in academic libraries. Through benchmark analytics, recommendations, and a comprehensive marketplace with content of all types – books, ebooks, video and more -- from many sources, libraries will have the tools to become more effective and efficient
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American Library Association and EBSCO Information Services Extend Scholarship Opportunities to Librarians Outside United States to attend ALA Annual Conference

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-11-20 10:55
(November 6, 2018). The American Library Association and EBSCO Information Services are partnering to offer three scholarships to librarians residing outside of the United States who are looking to attend the 2019 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition.
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University of Winnipeg selects OCLC WorldShare Management Services

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-11-20 10:55
(November 6, 2018). The University of Winnipeg, a top-ranked university in Canada and a member of the Council of Prairie and Pacific University Libraries, has selected OCLC WorldShare Management Services as its new cloud-based library services platform.
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Equinox and Above the Treeline announce Koha integration with Edelweiss+Analytics

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-11-20 10:55
(November 6, 2018). As part of their ongoing commitment to supporting public libraries, Above the Treeline and the Equinox Open Library Initiative are excited to announce a tool which facilitates export of data from Koha into Edelweiss, allowing for detailed collection analysis. Libraries who use Koha will be able to easily configure scheduled data exports from their Koha ILS into Edelweiss+Analytics.
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