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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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OverDrive adds issues-oriented eBooks from Greenhaven Publishing for middle & high school students

2 hours 9 min ago
(May 22, 2018). Educators moderating difficult classroom conversations rely on titles from Greenhaven Publishing. The issues-oriented content, aimed at middle grades and up, features discussion friendly, diverse texts on tough topics like immigration, free speech, race and climate change is now available through OverDrive.
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RedLink Announces Powerful New Release of Remarq

2 hours 9 min ago
(May 22, 2018). RedLink announce the latest release of Remarq, which includes: Discoverable Profiles, Post-Publication Review, User Surveys and Polls, Remarq Recommendations, Enhanced Alerting, and GDPR compliance.
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Biblionix announces elimination of auto-calling setup fees

Mon, 2018-05-21 12:39
(May 21, 2018). Biblionix announced that setup fees have been eliminated for its “Auto-Calling”, automated call placement option for its Apollo Automation service. When selected by patrons, Auto-Calling places overdue and reserve calls without any dedicated action by library staff.
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Athens-Clarke County Library migrates to EnvisionWare for automated materials handling

Mon, 2018-05-21 12:39
(May 21, 2018). EnvisionWare announced that Athens-Clarke County Library in Georgia has migrated to EnvisionWare for Automated Materials Handling.
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Digital Science selects LibLynx to provide identity management across portfolio

Fri, 2018-05-18 15:37
(May 18, 2018). Research technology company Digital Science has selected identity and access management specialists LibLynx, to manage customer Single Sign-On (SSO) across its portfolio of companies, beginning with ReadCube.
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Forbes ranks ProQuest among America's best mid-size employers

Thu, 2018-05-17 12:36
(May 17, 2018). EdTech leader ProQuest has been ranked by Forbes as one of America's best mid-size employers. The ranking is the result of an independent survey of American workers about their feelings about their own company and others in their industry.
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Preservica Launches Cloud Hosted Digital Preservation in Australia

Thu, 2018-05-17 03:36
(May 16, 2018). Preservica announced that its market-leading range of cloud hosted (SaaS) active digital preservation and access solutions are now available in the AWS Asia Pacific (Sydney) region.
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Chela Scott Weber to join OCLC Research as Senior Program Officer

Wed, 2018-05-16 18:35
(May 16, 2018). OCLC Research announced that Chela Scott Weber has joined the OCLC Research Library Partnership as Senior Program Officer. In this role, Weber will help enact the OCLC research and learning agenda that she crafted in 2017 as she served as a practitioner researcher-in-residence.
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Tolstoy Library selects OCLC WorldShare Management Services to gain efficiencies for staff, users

Wed, 2018-05-16 18:35
(May 16, 2018). The Tolstoy Library (Die Tolstoi-Bibliothek) in Munich, the largest Russian-language non-governmental library in Western Europe, has selected OCLC WorldShare Management Services as its new library services platform.
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DeepDyve rolls out new workflow tools for scientific and scholarly research

Wed, 2018-05-16 15:35
(May 16, 2018). DeepDyve unveiled a new suite of researcher workflow tools designed to streamline the scholarly literature search and curation process. These tools are freely available as part of the DeepDyve Freelancer plan, and also included in DeepDyve Pro, the subscription-based online rental service for scientific and scholarly research. While DeepDyve Pro is designed for researchers in small to mid-sized organizations who do not have institutional access to peer-reviewed content, DeepDyve Freelancer is suitable for any researcher who routinely uses PubMed and Google Scholar. With today's launch, these powerful new tools are immediately available to DeepDyve's 1.5 million registered users.
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Yewno facilitates collaborative research new DoYewno? competition announced

Wed, 2018-05-16 15:35
(May 16, 2018). Yewno announced a new competition in which high school students must collaborate together to produce outstanding research. This new installment of the DoYewno? High School Research Competition is open to students age 19 and under until materials become due at midnight PST on June 15th, 2018. All submissions must be collaborative between a group of two or more students.
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LIBERO provides the solution for Broken Hill

Wed, 2018-05-16 15:35
(May 16, 2018). Broken Hill City Library in New South Wales, Australia, has gone Live with LIBERO Cloud following a conversion from AMLIB.
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Digital bookmobile visits two KCLS libraries as part of its national tour

Wed, 2018-05-16 15:35
(May 15, 2018). As the number one digital-circulating library in the country, King County Library System patrons are considered to be savvy digital readers. To support their avid use of the KCLS digital collection, and to encourage more digital readership among interested KCLS library users, OverDrive, a digital content provider, will send its digital bookmobile to visit two KCLS libraries.
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Equinox and Above the Treeline announce Edelweiss+Analytics integration with Evergreen ILS

Tue, 2018-05-15 21:34
(May 15, 2018). As part of their ongoing commitment to supporting public libraries, Above the Treeline and the Equinox Open Library Initiative are excited to announce an integration with Evergreen ILS and Edelweiss+Analytics. Libraries who use Evergreen will now enjoy a simple process to create ILS data feeds for Edelweiss+Analytics, resulting in a fast, easy setup process.
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Nyhedsbrev fra Fælles Bibliotekssystem

Tue, 2018-05-15 21:34
(May 14, 2018). I denne måned kan vi blandt andet fortælle nyt om den nye databeskyttelsesforordning (GDPR), valget til FBS' styregruppe, folkebiblioteksstatistik og driften af FBS.
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Macquarie University Library in Australia goes live with campusM Mobile solution to expand accessibility to Library Services across Campus

Tue, 2018-05-15 09:34
(May 15, 2018). Ex Libris announced that Macquarie University has joined an increasing number of institutions in Australia that have opted for the Ex Libris campusM mobile solution.
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Signet Library has selected the Koha open source library management hosted and supported by PTFS Europe

Tue, 2018-05-15 03:34
(May 14, 2018). The Signet Library, a working centre for legal research and learning in Edinburgh, has selected the Koha open source library management hosted and supported by PTFS Europe. The WS Society owns and occupies the Signet Library and is the incorporated body of an exceptional brand of Scottish lawyers known as Writers to the Signet or WS with over 500 years of heritage.
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Waverley Library selects LIBERO for its cloud hosted solution

Mon, 2018-05-14 09:33
(May 14, 2018). Waverley Library has chosen LIBERO Cloud for its library solution after review of competing LMS products.
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Follett's Aspen SIS attains Ed-Fi certification status

Sat, 2018-05-12 00:32
(May 11, 2018). Follett announced it has successfully completed the Ed-Fi Data Standard Certification for its Aspen Student Information System (SIS). Developed by a community of ed-tech experts and technologists, the Ed-Fi Data Standard is a set of rules for the collection, management, and organization of educational data that allows multiple systems to exchange this information seamlessly. Follett's Aspen Student Information System hosts and manages student data, safely and securely stores data such as class schedules, student performance, health records, and athletic eligibility, and allows educators to closely monitor student progress, implement new curriculum, and conveniently communicate with parents.
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Exploring the impact of technology on teaching and learning at Talis Insight Europe 2018

Fri, 2018-05-11 12:31
(May 11, 2018). Talis Insight Europe 2018 was held for the 4th time, this year in the REP theatre in Birmingham. Talis welcomed Higher Education library professionals from over 70 institutions over the two-day event, as well as over 20 speakers.
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