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Current news from the library technology industry. Includes press releases and other announcments from companies involved in the library technology industry. Compiled by Marshall Breeding, new entries added within 1 day of receipt. http://librarytechnology.org.
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Ex Libris acquires Research Research Ltd., industry leader in the coverage of research funding opportunities, news, and analysis

Tue, 2018-08-07 08:58
(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

Tue, 2018-08-07 08:58
(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

Tue, 2018-08-07 08:58
(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

Tue, 2018-08-07 08:58
(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

Tue, 2018-08-07 08:58
(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

Sat, 2018-08-04 11:54
(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

Sat, 2018-08-04 11:54
(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

Sat, 2018-08-04 11:54
(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

Sat, 2018-08-04 11:54
(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

Sat, 2018-08-04 11:54
(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

Wed, 2018-08-01 17:51
(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

Wed, 2018-08-01 02:51
(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

Wed, 2018-08-01 02:51
(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

Wed, 2018-08-01 02:51
(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

Wed, 2018-08-01 02:51
(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

Wed, 2018-08-01 02:51
(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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Elsevier/Impactstory agreement will make open access articles easier to find on Scopus

Wed, 2018-08-01 02:51
(July 29, 2018). Open access is growing across the industry, but it can be hard to know which articles are open and which are subscription. Being able to easily find and identify open access content saves researchers time and effort. With Elsevier's new partnership with Impactstory, a nonprofit that creates online tools to make science more open and reusable, researchers will soon be able to find open access content on Scopus more efficiently. Meanwhile, for university research offices, the expansion of OA-identified content in Scopus will enable improved strategic analysis and benchmarking.
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South Carolina PASCAL consortium selects Ex Libris Alma and Primo Solutions

Fri, 2018-07-27 08:39
(July 26, 2018). Ex Libris announced that the Partnership Among South Carolina Academic Libraries (PASCAL) has selected the Ex Libris Alma library services platform and Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution to enhance collaboration, efficiency, and services for consortium members. Upon completion of the project, PASCAL members will replace multiple library systems, including Innovative Sierra and Millennium, SirsiDynix, and OCLC systems, with the Alma platform.
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Stunning HD films from BBC Studios – now available to libraries

Fri, 2018-07-27 08:39
(July 26, 2018). From the Atlas Mountains to the Cape of Good Hope, from the Antarctic icecaps to the evolution of a species, the BBC Landmark Video Collection from BBC Studios offers a unique HD view into the beauty of our world. Now, a partnership between BBC Studios and ProQuest enables educators and students to access the collection through academic and public library customers globally. This partnership enhances the service to end users by providing streaming access to cutting-edge series like Planet Earth and Blue Planet.
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Amnesty International creates new global human rights digital archive with Preservica

Fri, 2018-07-27 08:39
(July 26, 2018). Amnesty International, a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize for its "defence of human dignity against torture,” has chosen Preservica's active digital preservation software to create a new digital archive for the organization's International Secretariat. The digital archive will streamline secure access to information for up to 700 people across its 20 international offices working to defend human rights. It will also enable Amnesty to digitally preserve and provide better access to 57 years of history.
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