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Current news from the library technology industry. Includes press releases and other announcments from companies involved in the library automation industry. Compiled by Marshall Breeding, new entries added within 1 day of receipt. http://librarytechnology.org.
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London's Natural History Museum is live with Ex Libris Alma and Primo

8 hours 4 min ago
(May 21, 2015). Ex Libris announced that the Alma resource management solution and the Primo discovery and delivery solution are live at the Natural History Museum in London. Alma allows museum staff to manage all of the Library's scholarly resources and media types in a unified system, while Primo enables users to search all resource types from a single user-interface, and receive a single, relevance-ranked result list.
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Perry County Libraries choose ByWater Solutions' Koha support

8 hours 4 min ago
(May 21, 2015). ByWater Solutions announced that the Perry County Libraries in Pennsylvania is now live with their installation of the Koha open source ILS. ByWater Solutions has completed the migration for the Perry County Libraries and will be providing ongoing Koha Support for them.
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PTFS Meets With Thought Leaders at CIL

8 hours 4 min ago
(May 21, 2015). At the 2015 Computers in Libraries conference, LibLime, a Division of PTFS met with 25 of the library world's thought leaders to hear their opinions on how vendors can better serve the library profession. The discussion was robust; exciting customer focused ideas were exchanged.
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Auto-Graphics Inc. Introduces a unique OCLC WMS bibliographic connector

8 hours 4 min ago
(May 21, 2015). Auto-Graphic announced that SHAREit has been integrated with OCLC's WorldShare Management Services ILS for their statewide and provincial customers. The new WMS module allows SHAREit to fully interact with OCLC WMS ILS systems in the same manner as any standard ILS using Z39.50. The WMS integration provides bibliographic data discovery, item level detail including availability, and related circulation status.
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Archimed announces a prestigious partnership with EBSCO

8 hours 4 min ago
(May 19, 2015). Archimed, a leading software and library solution vendor in the EU, has established a partnership with EBSCO Information Services to enrich the content searchable with Syracuse, its newly-released unified information system portal for libraries.
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EBSCO eBooks – A good fit for Claremont Lincoln University

8 hours 4 min ago
(May 18, 2015). Claremont Lincoln University, in Southern California, has opted for EBSCO eBooks from EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) to provide students with the perfect collection of subject-specific titles for their research needs. The university selected EBSCO's eBook Business Collection which is offered on an annual subscription basis with unlimited simultaneous user access.
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Middlesex County Library (Canada) selects the Sierra Library Services Platform

8 hours 4 min ago
(May 18, 2015). Innovative announced that Middlesex County Library in Ontario, Canada has selected the Sierra Library Services Platform and will migrate from a Symphony system provided by SirsiDynix. MCL has just over 200,000 items in its collection and covers a geographic area of over 1,000 square miles.
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Perimeter Institute Library chooses ByWater Solutions' Koha Support

8 hours 4 min ago
(May 14, 2015). ByWater Solutions announced that the Library at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Ontario, Canada is now live with their installation of the Koha open source ILS.
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New Technology partnership between Data Management PA and EBSCO to improve discovery for users in Italy and France

8 hours 4 min ago
(May 14, 2015). EBSCO Information Services and ILS vendor, Data Management PA, announce a new partnership to provide expanded services to mutual customers. The partnership will enable mutual customers of EBSCO Discovery Services and Data Management PA to access content that is important to them while customizing the discovery experience to their needs. Data Management PA develops and sells ILS Sebina and Web2.0 OPAC SebinaYOU. Based in Italy, Data Management PA is a national brand leader for all types of libraries and is active in France in collaboration with Décalog, a leading French software house for public libraries.
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Collaborazione Data Management PA ed EBSCO Information Services

8 hours 4 min ago
(May 14, 2015). Data Management PA e EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) sono lieti di annunciare una nuova partnership volta a fornire ed ampliare i servizi utilizzati dai reciproci clienti. Questa partnership consentirà ai clienti di EBSCO Discovery Services e di Data Management PA di migliorare l'accesso ai contenuti di loro maggiore interesse e di rendere l'esperienza del discovery ancora più completa e soddisfacente.
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Winthrop University selects OCLC WorldShare Management Services

8 hours 4 min ago
(May 13, 2015). Winthrop University, a public, comprehensive college in Rock Hill, South Carolina, has selected OCLC WorldShare Management Services as its library management system.
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A.T. Still University of the Health Sciences chooses EDS Discovery Health

8 hours 4 min ago
(May 11, 2015). A.T. Still University of the Health Sciences has chosen EDS Discovery Health from EBSCO Information Services. The home of the first osteopathic school in the world and a leading health sciences university with campuses in Arizona and Missouri, ATSU chose EDS to provide one-click access to all the resources in the medical library and provide current and relevant results.
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Hornsby Shire Council selects Spydus10 Web Based Integrated Library Management System

8 hours 4 min ago
(May 7, 2015). Civica announced that Hornsby Shire Council in New South Wales has chosen the Spydus10 web based integrated library management system, to be hosted in Civica's Sydney data centre. Spydus10, released this month, is Civica's complete web based system comprising library management, discovery, digital asset management and archival functionality. In addition to the Spydus10 core system, Hornsby Shire Council has chosen Civica's new Event Management solution to integrate with Spydus10.
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University of Waikato designs a new library system with ProQuest Intota

8 hours 4 min ago
(May 7, 2015). The University of Waikato joins the growing community of libraries around the world using Intota. The University of Waikato will immediately install Intota v1 which complements print-centric systems and plans to begin using Intota v2 upon its release.
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Evergreen 2.8 features patron message center, public catalog enhancements

8 hours 4 min ago
(May 7, 2015). The Evergreen open-source software community announces the release of version 2.8 of the Evergreen software.
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Rahway Public Library Chooses ByWater Solutions' Koha Support

8 hours 4 min ago
(May 6, 2015). ByWater Solutions announced that the Rahway Public Library in Rahway, New Jersey is now live with their installation of the Koha open source ILS.
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Ein Netzwerk aus vier Universitätsbibliotheken in Berlin entscheidet sich für Ex Libris Alma

8 hours 4 min ago
(May 6, 2015). Ex Libris gibt mit Freude bekannt, dass sich vier Universitätsbibliotheken in Berlin für die Ressourcenmanagementlösung Ex Libris Alma entschieden haben. Das Netzwerk besteht aus folgenden Institutionen: Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Technische Universität Berlin und Universität der Künste Berlin. Mit der vollständig cloudbasierten Bibliotheksmanagementlösung Alma können alle Bestände und Ressourcenarten – ob elektronisch, gedruckt oder digital – über ein einziges System verwaltet werden.
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LYRASIS announces new Chief Executive Officer

8 hours 4 min ago
(May 6, 2015). LYRASIS announced the selection of Robert Miller as its new Chief Executive Officer effective June 15, 2015. Miller will fill the position previously held by Kate Nevins, who is retiring after more than 20 years with LYRASIS and SOLINET, one of its predecessor organizations. The selection was made after a rigorous national search and was finalized by the LYRASIS Board of Trustees after their April 30, 2015 meeting.
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LYRASIS announces new Board of Trustees members

8 hours 4 min ago
(May 5, 2015). LYRASIS members elected four new Board of Trustees members, who will each serve a three-year term. The new Board members will start their terms on July 1, 2015.
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EBSCO launches Newsletter Builder to streamline corporate workflows

8 hours 4 min ago
(May 5, 2015). EBSCO Information Services announces the availability of its newsletter builder tool that lets corporate librarians and information professionals share information with stakeholders across their organizations via customized e-newsletters. EBSCO Newsletter Builder enables professionals in corporations of all sizes to find focused content from known sources and share it with colleagues easily.
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