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NYU Receives $1.34 Million Grant from Arcadia to Support Arabic Collections Online, An Open Access, Arabic-Language Digital Library

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-08-21 09:04
(August 7, 2018). New York University Libraries—a leader in digital library development—has announced that Arcadia—a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin—has made a grant of $1.34 million to support Arabic Collections Online, a major project to create an open access, digital library of public-domain Arabic language content.
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Ingram Publisher Services announces new illustrated book publishers

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-08-21 09:04
(August 7, 2018). Ingram Publisher Services, an Ingram brand, announces the addition of new illustrated book publisher clients to their distribution network including: Anthology Editions, Trope Reader, Gestalten, and Gingko Press.
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RedLink upgrades Publisher Dashboard with enhanced product view

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-08-21 09:04
(August 7, 2018). RedLink has recently announced the launch of a significant upgrade to its popular usage data analytics system, Publisher Dashboard. Publisher Dashboard helps publishers see what they're missing by providing intuitive visualizations and powerful tools for analysis of customer online usage, cost, and renewal data. By highlighting trends in full text usage and denials by discipline, publication date, title, and usage by consortia, Publisher Dashboard makes identifying opportunities and risks simple and fast. With a cloud-based interface available 24/7, sales teams and sales agents can be even more effective with access to data by territory and by customer.
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GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO and ByWater Solutions partner to improve Koha workflows

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-08-21 09:04
(August 7, 2018). A new partnership between GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO, a division of EBSCO Information Services, and ByWater Solutions is aimed at helping Koha libraries. Libraries using the Koha Open Source ILS are now able to use new functionality to streamline the acquisitions process. The GobiAPI Plug-in, which allows Koha systems to fully integrate with the GOBI platform in real-time, will now facilitate the immediate transfer of bibliographic and order data.
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Ex Libris acquires Research Research Ltd., industry leader in the coverage of research funding opportunities, news, and analysis

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-08-21 09:04
(August 6, 2018). Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced the acquisition of Research Research Limited. This acquisition is part of the ongoing strategic investment by Ex Libris aimed at providing a broad and deep offering for academic research stakeholders—scholars, research offices, and libraries.
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Ex Libris adquiere Research Research Ltd., líder del sector en la cobertura de Research Funding Opportunities, News y Analysis

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-08-21 09:04
(August 6, 2018). Ex Libris, una empresa de ProQuest, se complace en anunciar la adquisición de Research Research Limited (conocida como *Research). Esta adquisición forma parte de la inversión estratégica actual de Ex Libris destinada a proporcionar una oferta amplia y en profundidad a los interesados en la investigación académica —académicos, oficinas de investigación y bibliotecas.
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Ex Libris acquisisce Research Research Ltd., azienda leader nella copertura delle opportunità di finanziamento della ricerca, notizie e analisi

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-08-21 09:04
(August 6, 2018). Ex Libris, ProQuest company, è lieta di annunciare l'acquisizione di Research Research Limited (nota come *Research). Questa acquisizione rientra nell'ambito del continuo investimento strategico di Ex Libris finalizzato alla fornitura di un'ampia e profonda offerta per i soggetti interessati alla ricerca accademica: studiosi, uffici di ricerca e biblioteche.
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Ex Libris übernimmt Research Research Ltd., Branchenführer in der Berichterstattung über Forschungsfinanzierungsmöglichkeiten, Nachrichten und Analysen

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-08-21 09:04
(August 6, 2018). Ex Libris, a ProQuest Company, gibt die Übernahme von Research Research Limited (bekannt als *Research) bekannt. Diese Übernahme ist Teil der fortgesetzten strategischen Investitionen von Ex Libris, die darauf abzielen, ein breites und tiefes Angebot für akademische Forschungsbeteiligte – Wissenschaftler, Forschungsbüros und Bibliotheken – bereitzustellen.
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Ex Libris rachète Research Research Ltd, leader en matière d'identification d'opportunités, d'actualités et d'analyses de financement de la recherche

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-08-21 09:04
(August 6, 2018). Ex Libris, une filliale de ProQuest, est ravie d'annoncer l'acquisition de Research Research Limited (connue sous le nom de *Research). Cette acquisition s'inscrit dans le cadre de la politique d'investissement stratégique continu d'Ex Libris, qui vise à offrir des services diversifiés et complets aux acteurs de la recherche académique : universitaires, bureaux de recherche et bibliothèques.
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Lucidea reveals new archives collections management solutions – ArchivEra and ArchivEssentia

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-08-21 09:04
(August 4, 2018). Vancouver-based software developer Lucidea will unveil its new archives collections management solutions at SAA 2018 in Washington DC in August.
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The Ohio Department of Higher Education Working with Digital Science to Develop a Statewide Research Expertise Portal in New $1.5m Project

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-08-21 09:04
(August 2, 2018). Research technology company Digital Science announced today that it has embarked on a project with the Ohio Department of Higher Education to work in partnership with the Ohio Technology Consortium (OH-TECH) to highlight Ohio's biomedical and engineering faculty and to showcase Ohio's campus facilities and equipment critical to the innovation process. Named the Ohio Innovation Exchange (OIEx), this new research expertise portal will support inter-institutional collaborations, enhance connections with industry, and further assist technology commercialization across the state of Ohio.
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Elsevier to acquire Aries Systems, a best-in-class publication workflow solutions provider

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-08-21 09:04
(August 2, 2018). Elsevier announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Aries Systems, a leader in scientific publication workflow solutions headquartered outside Boston, MA. Aries' offerings are used by journals, books and other publications for manuscript submission, peer review, production tracking and eCommerce.
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Tech Logic Corp. Names New General Manager

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-08-21 09:04
(August 2, 2018). Tech Logic Corporation announced that Tracie Hanson has been named General Manager.
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Mansfield/Richland County Public Library (Ohio) implements Patron Point

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-08-21 09:04
(August 2, 2018). Patron Point announced that the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library of Ohio has implemented its patron relationship management platform, Patron Point.
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Study finds majority of college students delay purchasing textbooks due to cost

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-08-21 09:04
(August 1, 2018). The high cost of textbooks is forcing an overwhelming majority of college students to delay or avoid purchasing required postsecondary course materials. According to a new study conducted by Wakefield Research on behalf of VitalSource®, 85 percent of U.S. college students admit they have either postponed buying required materials or chosen not to buy them at all. Almost all (92%) the students who delayed or skipped buying textbooks cited costs as the reason for their decision.
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Ingram Content Group names Vice President, Application Services

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-08-21 09:04
(July 31, 2018). Lori Dunbar has been named Vice President, Application Services for Ingram Content Group. In her role, Lori will lead the Business Intelligence, Integration Services, Product Systems and Application Development teams. Like the leaders of these teams, she will partner closely with our businesses to ensure alignment with ICG's strategy.
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Primo Studio tool tops set of new enhancements for Ex Libris Primo

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-08-21 09:04
(July 31, 2018). Ex Libris announced enhancements to the Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution that improve the user experience and empower libraries to better meet their users' needs through customization of the Primo interface. A new and exciting enhancement is Primo Studio, an online tool for customizing the user interface and for sharing addons and user interface elements contributed by community members. With Primo Studio, libraries can easily extend their institution's brand, customize the Primo user-interface design—with real-time previews of the changes—and leverage features and apps submitted by other Primo customers. Activating such apps and customized interface elements can be done with just one click.
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Hachette teams with Bowker to enrich customers' web experience

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-08-21 09:04
(July 31, 2018). Hachette Book Group has teamed with Bowker to integrate tens of thousands of reader reviews of adult, youth and audio books featured on its website, making its visitors' experiences more productive and engaging. Bowker is a ProQuest affiliate and acts as the retail agent for content and technology from ProQuest and partners such as LibraryThing.
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King's College London to use OCLC Sustainable Collection Services to make data-driven decisions about collections

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-08-21 09:04
(July 31, 2018). King's College London has selected OCLC Sustainable Collection Services (SCS) to help staff make more data-driven decisions about their print monographs. A research-led institution which is ranked among the top universities in the world, King's College London comprises six libraries and an off-site storage facility housing 1 million print volumes, 44,000 e-journals and 350,000 e-books. As the demand for library space increases, the staff are having to consider ways in which they can free up space, while also working to adhere to their commitment of growing their physical collections.
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OCLC partners with National Library of New Zealand to implement WorldShare Interlibrary Loan services

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2018-08-21 09:04
(July 29, 2018). OCLC has extended its partnership with the National Library of New Zealand with an agreement to provide more than 200 New Zealand libraries access to WorldShare Interlibrary Loan, which connects thousands of libraries around the world. The addition of WorldShare ILL services complements discovery and metadata workflows already managed through OCLC's cloud-based WorldShare platform.
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