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The European University Institute chooses Ex Libris Primo with its Central Index

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(July 30, 2014). Ex Libris announced the adoption of Primo and the Primo Central Index by the European University Institute in Fiesole, Italy.
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Baker and Taylor and Boopsie Announce Integration of the Axis 360 Digital Media Platform with Boopsie Mobile Library Apps

5 hours 48 min ago
(July 29, 2014). Baker and Taylor announced that it has integrated its Axis 360 digital media platform with Boopsie, the leading mobile app platform-as-a-service provider for libraries worldwide.
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University of Granada (Spain) Selects Sierra Library Services Platform

5 hours 48 min ago
(July 29, 2014). Innovative announced that the University of Granada has selected the Sierra Library Services Platform and will upgrade from the Millennium ILS. The University Library holds over 120,000 print titles and 630,000 eBooks.
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Old Dominion University finding success with EBSCO Discovery Service

Mon, 2014-07-28 18:58
(July 28, 2014). In the year since Old Dominion University switched from another discovery solution to EBSCO Discovery Service from EBSCO Information Services, the library has witnessed a smooth transition and succeeded in making their library collection more accessible.
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Waterford City and County Library Services Merge.

Mon, 2014-07-28 18:58
(July 28, 2014). Continuing the reorganisation of Local Government in Ireland, Waterford City Council and Waterford County Councils merged into a single entity in May 2014 to form Waterford City and County Council. As part of this process many IT services need to be merged. The merged library system went live after the Local Elections in late May 2014
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Innovative's Vital 6.1 in General Release

Mon, 2014-07-28 18:58
(July 28, 2014). Innovative announced that Vital 6.1 is now in general release. Vital is a digital and institutional repository solution that is simple to use yet highly customizable. Version 6.1 includes additional metadata schema support, expanded API and administrator functionality, and additional image conversion options.
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LookUp Precision's Latest Release – Three (Free) Exciting Developments

Mon, 2014-07-28 18:58
(July 25, 2014). Lucidea announces the upcoming release of its powerful digital resource cost management and recovery system, LookUp Precision. This release includes three developments requested by users: a new app for iPad and iPhone, support for Chrome, and a self-service password management feature.
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Baker and Taylor adds site scoping functionality to Axis 360 Digital Service

Mon, 2014-07-28 18:58
(July 25, 2014). Baker and Taylor, the premier worldwide distributor of digital and print books and entertainment products, announced that it has developed a new function for its Axis 360 digital media service giving libraries using a shared collection the power to filter out content they wish to exclude from their Axis 360 platform.
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John C. Fremont Library District goes live on CLiC AspenCat LibLime Union Catalog

Mon, 2014-07-28 18:58
(July 23, 2014). The John C. Fremont Library District, located in Florence, CO, is now live on the AspenCat LibLime Koha union catalog for all collection and patron management services. The CLiC AspenCat union catalog now has over 869,000 items with over 50 libraries participating. JCFLD Library staff worked with LibLime Project Management to successfully transfer bibliographic, item, and patron data to the LibLime Koha application.
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Full-Service law firm Bishop and McKenzie LLP selects Soutron for Library Management

Mon, 2014-07-28 18:58
(July 22, 2014). Soutron Global announced that Bishop and McKenzie LLP, a client-focused, full-service law firm has selected Soutron as their global library management solution. Bishop and McKenzie is headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, and houses a diverse collection spanning over 100 years worth of legal resources.
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Drew Bordas named Vice President of Management and Customer Operations at OCLC

Mon, 2014-07-28 18:58
(July 22, 2014). Drew Bordas has been named Vice President of Management and Customer Operations at OCLC. He will be responsible for OCLC's Customer Support, Project Management, Implementation Programs and Corporate Quality Assurance functions.
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Upper Hudson Library System (NY) selects the Sierra Library Services Platform

Mon, 2014-07-28 18:58
(July 22, 2014). Innovative announced that Upper Hudson Library System has selected the Sierra Library Services Platform. UHLS is a cooperative consortium of the 29 public libraries serving the 450,000 residents of Albany and Rensselaer Counties. The combined collections accessible through the UHLS shared catalog feature over 1.5 million items and include more than 30,000 digital items.
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Kent County Public Library live on Sequoia

Mon, 2014-07-28 18:58
(July 21, 2014). Kent County Public Library has become the first library system to move to Equinox's new Sequoia service platform. Equinox has hosted Kent for six years, making them the natural choice for Sequoia's maiden voyage. Kent County Public Library is composed of 3 locations serving 14,000 patrons with 50,000 items.
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Open University of Cyprus switches to EBSCO Discovery Service

Mon, 2014-07-28 18:58
(July 21, 2014). After trying two other discovery solutions, Open University of Cyprus has made the switch to EBSCO Discovery Service, the discovery solution from EBSCO Information Services. EBSCO was able to deliver the service and support the university was looking for as well as provide unique customization options and a fully integrated solution.
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Ex Libris Rosetta reaches a landmark with the release of Version 4

Mon, 2014-07-28 18:58
(July 21, 2014). Ex Libris announced the release of version 4.0 of the Rosetta digital asset management and preservation solution. This major new release streamlines the management of preservation roles and enhances the communication between Rosetta and discovery systems, enabling users to easily discover collections that are preserved in Rosetta.
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Anet and OCLC sign first WorldCat group agreement in Belgium

Mon, 2014-07-28 18:58
(July 18, 2014). Anet, a consortium of 20 Belgian academic and special libraries, including the University of Antwerp and the City of Antwerp Heritage Library, has signed an agreement with OCLC to add some 2 million records to WorldCat.
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ByWater Solutions welcomes Carmen Hernandez as Koha ILS Trainer

Mon, 2014-07-28 18:58
(July 17, 2014). ByWater Solutions welcomed Carmen Hernandez as our new Koha ILS Trainer. Carmen will join the ByWater team in training our newest partners on how to use their Koha Open Source ILS systems.
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DynaMed joins with Guideline International Network to improve the quality of healthcare

Mon, 2014-07-28 18:58
(July 17, 2014). DynaMed from EBSCO Health is collaborating with the Guidelines International Network (G-I-N) to promote the development and dissemination of evidence-based guidelines in order to improve the quality of healthcare. The evidence-based clinical decision support tool DynaMed aims to provide the most useful information to health care professionals at the point of care while G-I-N promotes the creation of high quality clinical practice guidelines that foster safe and effective patient care.
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Center Consolidated Schools goes live on CLiC AspenCat LibLime union catalog

Mon, 2014-07-28 18:58
(July 17, 2014). Center Consolidated Schools, located in Center, CO, is now live on the AspenCat LibLime Koha union catalog for all collection and patron management services. With the accumulation of Center Consolidated Schools, the CLiC AspenCat union catalog now has over 464,997 bibliographic records and 869,343 items. Center Consolidated Schools staff has worked with LibLime Project Management to successfully transfer bibliographic, item, and patron data to the LibLime Koha application.
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Softlink building on growth

Mon, 2014-07-28 18:58
(July 16, 2014). After six years as CEO, Kim Duffy has stepped into the position of Non-Executive Chairman, with Chief Operating Officer of five years, Nathan Godfrey taking the reigns as Softlink's new Managing Directo.
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