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Stirling Council returns to SirsiDynix Library Management System

Library Technology Reports - Mon, 2019-08-05 21:43
(August 5, 2019). Stirling Council went out to tender for their Library Management System in early 2018, and awarded the contract to SirsiDynix. SirsiDynix is especially pleased to welcome Stirling Council back, as a previous customer. The migration has completed successfully and Stirling Council is now live on the SirsiDynix BLUEcloud platform.
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The art of racing in the rain : a novel /

New At the Library - Sat, 2019-08-03 09:33

    ISBN: 9780606065610
    Author: Stein, Garth


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Evergreen Names New Core Committers

Library Technology Reports - Fri, 2019-08-02 21:30
(August 2, 2019). The Evergreen library system community named two new core committers at their recent Evergreen International Conference, Jane Sandberg of Linn-Benton Community College and Jason Boyer of the Indiana State Library. The 13 active core committers are entrusted with the responsibility of approving new code for Evergreen's semi-annual releases.
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EnvisionWare offers expanded line of RFID gates

Library Technology Reports - Fri, 2019-08-02 21:30
(August 2, 2019). EnvisionWare announced the company has expanded their line of RFID gates options to include wide aisle gates and standard gates. RFID gates are available from multiple manufacturers to provide customers with options to meet their unique needs.
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Ex Libris Esploro geht mit erstem Entwicklungspartner live

Library Technology Reports - Fri, 2019-08-02 21:30
(August 2, 2019). Ex Libris, a ProQuest Company, gibt bekannt, dass die Forschungsdienstplattform Ex Libris Esploro jetzt an der University of Iowa live ist.
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Erster Kunde in Deutschland entscheidet sich für Ex Libris Esploro

Library Technology Reports - Fri, 2019-08-02 21:30
(August 2, 2019). Ex Libris gibt bekannt, dass sich die Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Dresden (HTW Dresden) als erste deutsche Institution für die Forschungsdienst-Managementlösung Ex Libris Esploro entschieden hat und am Early-Adopter-Programm teilnimmt. Die Fachhochschule wird den Esploro-Dienst kombiniert mit der Bibliotheksservice-Plattform Ex Libris Alma und der Discovery- und Delivery-Lösung Primo nutzen.
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Esploro d'Ex Libris développe sa présence avec son premier client en Allemagne

Library Technology Reports - Fri, 2019-08-02 21:30
(August 2, 2019). Ex Libris, une entreprise de ProQuest, est ravie d'annoncer que la Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Dresden (HTW Dresden) (université des sciences appliquées de Dresde) est devenue la première institution allemande à choisir la solution de gestion des services de recherche Esploro® d'Ex Libris et à participer au programme d'adoption précoce. L'université intègrera le service Esploro à la plateforme de services de bibliothèque Alma et à la solution de découverte et de distribution Primo d'Ex Libris.
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La solution Ex Libris Esploro est désormais disponible chez le premier partenaire de développement

Library Technology Reports - Fri, 2019-08-02 21:30
(August 2, 2019). Ex Libris, une entreprise de ProQuest, est ravie d'annoncer que la solution de services de recherche Ex Libris Esploro est désormais disponible à l'Université de l'Iowa.
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KCLS Foundation awarded $34,600 LYRASIS grant for KCLS to explore innovative A.I. applications

Library Technology Reports - Fri, 2019-08-02 21:30
(August 2, 2019). The King County Library System Foundation was named one of five 2019 LYRASIS Catalyst Fund recipients, and awarded $34,600 to help the King County Library System (KCLS) fund a research project titled, "Conversational Artificial Intelligence: Bringing the Library to Your Living Room." The project aims to empower the public to utilize library resources anytime, anywhere. The Catalyst Fund grant will enable KCLS to explore community demand for, and research the feasibility of, implementing a library application to interface with common conversational artificial intelligence (A.I.) systems, such as Alexa, Siri and Cortana.
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Yorkshire and Humber Library Management System Framework awarded to SirsiDynix

Library Technology Reports - Fri, 2019-08-02 15:29
(August 2, 2019). SirsiDynix announced that the Yorkshire and Humber Library Management System framework agreement, led by Leeds City Council, was awarded to SirsiDynix in March 2019. The award will allow the 15 authorities of the Libraries Connected Yorkshire and Humber Branch to call off the framework, realizing the goal of a common Library Management System across the region. Leeds City Council is the first authority to call off the framework contract.
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Call for Proposals, LITA @ ALA Annual 2020

LITA Blog - Fri, 2019-08-02 12:23

Submit your program ideas for the 2020 ALA Annual Conference

Location: Chicago, IL, June 25-30, 2020
Deadline: September 10, 2019
Acceptances will be sent out in mid-December 2019

We encourage the submission of innovative and creative proposals for the 2020 Annual American Library Association Conference. We’re looking for 60-minute presentations that focus on the current or future use of technology in libraries. We strongly encourage presenters from underrepresented groups to submit proposals.

Proposals are accepted via a submission form that requires you to have an ALA account but does not require you to be an ALA member. This link to the submission site will start you at the ALA login page.

Learn more about the form and what makes a proposal successful.

We welcome proposals from anyone who feels they have something to offer regarding library technology. We look forward to hearing the great ideas you’ll share with us this year.

Questions or Comments?

Contact LITA at (312) 280-4268 or lita@ala.org

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The London Libraries Consortium Awards Framework Agreement to SirsiDynix

Library Technology Reports - Fri, 2019-08-02 09:28
(August 2, 2019). SirsiDynix announced that the London Libraries Consortium has gone live with 16 authorities on a single shared platform across the UK capital. SirsiDynix was chosen as the preferred supplier after a highly competitive process. The consortium is expected to grow further with additional authorities expressing an interest. Most recently Croydon Council called off the framework. The London Libraries Consortium is the largest SirsiDynix consortia customer in the EMEA region to date, and the framework offers the potential for other UK public library authorities to join the platform.
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How to give up plastic : a guide to changing the world one plastic bottle at a

New At the Library - Fri, 2019-08-02 09:28

    ISBN: 9780143134336
    Author: McCallum, Will,


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That's what frenemies are for : a novel /

New At the Library - Fri, 2019-08-02 09:28

    ISBN: 9781984817976
    Author: Littlefield, Sophie


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Healing depression for life : the personalized approach that offers new hope for

New At the Library - Fri, 2019-08-02 09:28

    ISBN: 9781496434616
    Author: Jantz, Gregory L.


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Wherever she goes : a novel /

New At the Library - Fri, 2019-08-02 09:28

    ISBN: 9781250223920
    Author: Armstrong, Kelley


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The family next door : the heartbreaking imprisonment of the thirteen Turpin sib

New At the Library - Fri, 2019-08-02 09:28

    ISBN: 9781250202147
    Author: Glatt, John


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Chances are... /

New At the Library - Fri, 2019-08-02 09:28

    ISBN: 9781101947746
    Author: Russo, Richard, 1949-


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Conn Education acquires Novel Units

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2019-08-01 21:27
(August 1, 2019). Conn Education announced it has acquired Novel Units, a K-12 solution created by teachers for teachers. A provider of educational materials and technology solutions to PreK-12 classrooms, learning centers and school districts in the United States, Conn Education acquired Novel Units from ECS Learning Systems.
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EBSCO Information Services partners with Arkivum to address archiving, digital preservation and long-term data management

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2019-08-01 15:25
(August 1, 2019). Informational Services and Arkivum have formed a strategic partnership to expand value to institutions by making their research data, institutional records and digital assets usable, accessible and optimized for the long-term. The partnership will leverage EBSCO's SaaS-based portfolio, including EBSCO Discovery Service, and Arkivum Perpetua, an integrated long-term data management solution used by some of the world's most prestigious institutions.
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