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MARCIVE provides metadata conversion for catalog visibility

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2018-09-20 19:32
(September 17, 2018). MARCIVE, Inc. has performed metadata conversion on behalf of Creativebug for Cuyahoga County Public Library. Creativebug is an award-winning on demand video streaming service for arts and crafts and Cuyahoga County Public Library is the first library to subscribe. Craft books are among the highest-circulating items in the CCPL collection, and they feel Creativebug's videos are a great complement to the highly circulated genre.
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OCLC Research and CARL partner to gauge innovation trends, priorities in research libraries

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2018-09-20 19:32
(September 14, 2018). OCLC Research, in partnership with the Canadian Association of Research Libraries, is currently conducting a survey on innovation trends and priorities in research libraries. The survey is being sent to library directors at 31 institutions in Canada.
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Skidmore College selects TIND Digital Archive

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2018-09-20 19:32
(September 14, 2018). Skidmore College has selected the TIND Digital Archive to replace CONTENTdm as the platform for its digitized primary source collections.
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Southern Cross University selects Ex Libris Esploro research services solution

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2018-09-20 19:32
(September 13, 2018). Ex Libris announced that Australia's Southern Cross University will be joining the Ex Libris Esploro early adopter program. The Esploro research services solution will facilitate the capture, management, and dissemination of the university's research output and data across all disciplines and consolidate information about researchers, their publications, and their data. The seamless integration of the Esploro service with both the Ex Libris Alma library services platform and Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution, along with the Esploro service's interoperability with other academic systems, will help the university increase the efficiency of its library staff, research administrators, and scholars.
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PPF Provides Subscription Management Solutions for Five New Publisher Partners

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2018-09-20 19:32
(September 13, 2018). Publisher Promotion and Fulfillment (PPF) partnered with five subscription management clients over the past year, providing various combinations of fulfillment, customer service, trials, renewals, reporting, marketing, distribution and ecommerce solutions.
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SAGE Publishing acquires Lean Library to bring library services into the patrons' workflow

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2018-09-20 19:32
(September 12, 2018). SAGE Publishing has acquired technology start-up Lean Library and its associated products to promote the value of the academic library to patrons and bring library services directly into the patron's workflow via their web browser. The Lean Library browser extension provides seamless, one-click access to all licensed library resources, both on and off campus, and offers up legal routes to discover open access full text. At the same time, the service enables libraries to promote their services exactly when and where they are needed by delivering targeted, customisable messages directly into users' workflows.
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Knowledge Unlatched and University of Michigan Library announce collaboration to advance Open Access

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2018-09-20 19:32
(September 12, 2018). Knowledge Unlatched, a not-for-profit company based in England, and University of Michigan Library, a major research library based in Michigan, are pleased to announce that they will collaborate to study and overcome remaining obstacles to the spread of Open Access scholarly publishing in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Under the arrangement, U-M Library will provide a North American base for KU which has recently also established presences in Germany and Australia.
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Gale transforms digital humanities research with launch of new Digital Scholar Lab

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2018-09-20 19:32
(September 11, 2018). Gale, a Cengage company, is changing the way scholars and students access and analyze raw text data. Gale's Digital Scholar Lab, a cloud-based research environment launched by the company today, allows students and researchers to apply natural language processing tools to raw text data (OCR) from Gale Primary Sources archives in a single research platform. This new research environment removes key barriers to entry into digital scholarship, enabling users at any level to perform textual analysis on large corpora of historical texts, streamlining the workflow process to help generate new research insights.
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Authorea is acquired by Atypon and joins the Wiley family

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2018-09-20 19:32
(September 9, 2018). Authorea has joined Atypon, the leading online scholarly publishing technology company. Authorea is aligned with the mission of Atypon, and its parent company, Wiley. Atypon has been actively building an open science ecosystem to streamline researchers' workflows in reference management, knowledge discovery and content creation. Wiley is pioneering Open Access, linked data, streamlined editorial processes, and HTML-first publishing among its authors. Adding Authorea to this already exciting mix of developments introduces a new catalyst for change in the right direction.
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Art Market Magazine and Lens Magazine announce a new collaborative partnership with EBSCO

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2018-09-20 19:32
(September 9, 2018). Both Art Market Magazine and Lens Magazine are to be added to EBSCO database. This means that all content from each magazine will be widely available on the databases of universities, academic libraries and public libraries across the world.
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EPFL is live on TIND Institutional Repository

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2018-09-20 19:32
(September 7, 2018). TIND was selected by the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) to provide their cloud-based Institutional Repository (TIND IR), replacing locally developed Invenio Software. Infoscience, the EPFL institutional repository, is now successfully migrated to TIND's SaaS repository.
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University of Leeds wird die Bibliotheksdienstplattform Ex Libris Alma und die Discovery-Lösung Ex Libris Primo einsetzen, um ihre Effizienz und Entscheidungsfindung zu verbessern

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2018-09-20 19:32
(September 7, 2018). Ex Libris, a ProQuest Company, gibt bekannt, dass sich die University of Leeds, eine führende Forschungs- und Lehruniversität in Großbritannien, für die Bibliotheksdienstplattform Ex Libris Alma und die Discovery- und Delivery-Lösung Ex Libris Primo® entschieden hat, um die Effizienz zu verbessern, Arbeitsabläufe zu optimieren und die Entscheidungsfindung zu unterstützen. Alma und Primo werden die Software Innovative Sierra ablösen.
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La Universidad de Leeds utilizará Alma y Primo de Ex Libris para mejorar la eficiencia y la toma de decisiones

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2018-09-20 19:32
(September 7, 2018). Ex Libris, una empresa de ProQuest, se complace en anunciar que la Universidad de Leeds, una universidad líder en investigación y enseñanza del Reino Unido, ha seleccionado la plataforma de servicios bibliotecarios Ex Libris Alma y la solución de descubrimiento Ex Libris Primo para mejorar la eficiencia, agilizar los flujos de trabajo, y dar soporte a la toma de decisiones. Alma y Primo reemplazarán el software Innovative Sierra.
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L'Università di Leeds userà la piattaforma di servizi per la biblioteca Ex Libris Alma e la soluzione per il discovery Primo per migliorare l'efficienza e il processo decisionale

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2018-09-20 19:32
(September 7, 2018). Ex Libris, ProQuest company, ha il piacere di annunciare che l'Università di Leeds, istituzione leader nel Regno Unito in materia di insegnamento e ricerca, ha scelto la piattaforma di gestione della biblioteca Ex Libris Alma e la soluzione per il discovery e il delivery Ex Libris Primo per migliorare la propria efficienza, ottimizzare i flussi di lavoro e supportare i processi decisionali. Alma e Primo sostituiranno il software Innovative Sierra.
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L'Université de Leeds utilisera la plateforme de services de bibliothèque Alma et la solution de découverte Primo d'Ex Libris pour améliorer l'efficacité et la prise de décisions

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2018-09-20 19:32
(September 7, 2018). Ex Libris, une filliale de ProQuest, est ravie d'annoncer que l'Université de Leeds, une université d'enseignement et de recherche de premier plan au Royaume-Uni, a sélectionné la plateforme de services de bibliothèque Alma et la solution de découverte et d'accès Primo d'Ex Libris pour améliorer l'efficacité, simplifier les flux de travail et faciliter la prise de décisions. Alma et Primo remplaceront le logiciel Innovative Sierra.
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New partnership between EBSCO Information Services and Intellus Learning enables institutions to launch and sustain affordability initiative

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2018-09-20 19:32
(September 6, 2018). EBSCO Information Services and Intellus Learning, an educational platform as a service company, have partnered to provide academic libraries with a content curation, assignment, recommendation and analytics tool. The collaboration will benefit college and university customers as they strive to offer affordable, reliable and relevant resources to students, while supporting faculty's teaching and learning goals.
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University of Leeds will use Ex Libris Alma library services platform and Primo discovery solution to improve efficiency and decision-making

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2018-09-20 19:32
(September 6, 2018). Ex Libris announced that the University of Leeds, a leading research and teaching university in the United Kingdom, has selected the Ex Libris Alma library services platform and Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution to improve efficiency, streamline workflows, and support decision-making. Alma and Primo will replace the Innovative Sierra software.
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Russian scientists gain access to Springer Nature content through national license agreement

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2018-09-20 19:32
(September 5, 2018). Springer Nature and the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR) have signed a major agreement that will benefit researchers, post docs and students based at Russian research institutions. As of July 2018, Russian institutions now have access to all Springer journals, Nature and all Nature-branded journals including new launches, and the Academic journals on nature.com. Palgrave Macmillan publications, Scientific American, as well as the databases SpringerMaterials and SpringerProtocols, and the mathematics abstracting and reviewing service zbMATH are also included in the deal.
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RMIT selects Ex Libris Rosetta for preserving and providing access to digital collections in the long term

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2018-09-20 19:32
(September 5, 2018). Ex Libris announced that RMIT University has chosen the Ex Libris Rosetta digital asset management and preservation solution to handle RMIT's digital resources more effectively.
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Gale and Maine State Library partner to provide residents and students free access to new digital resources

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2018-09-20 19:32
(September 5, 2018). Maine State Library has partnered with Gale, a Cengage company, to provide nearly 1,000 school, academic and public libraries throughout Maine with free access to Gale digital resources. These new resources provide Maine residents and students with high-quality content that supports learning, research, business, career development and personal enrichment. Now Maine libraries can provide exceptional research experiences to their learners and communities to meet their educational, informational and cultural needs. Maine residents and students can access these new resources at: library.digitalmaine.org. Read Gale's blog about the Maine State Library partnership.
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