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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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Kim Massana joins Neota Logic as President and CEO of Neota Logic, Americas

Wed, 2018-10-03 04:51
(October 2, 2018). Neota Logic, creators of the leading artificial intelligence (AI) platform for the automation of professional services, announced that Kim Massana has joined as President and Chief Executive Officer, Americas. Mr. Massana will be based in the company's New York city office.
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Preservica drives global expansion with £7.5m funding from Mobeus

Wed, 2018-10-03 04:51
(October 2, 2018). Preservica announced a £7.5 million ($10 million) Series B investment from Mobeus Equity Partners to meet accelerating demand for its Active Digital Preservation software technology. The investment provides an initial £4 million with a facility for a further £3.5 million to support Preservica's continued global expansion plans.
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Largest global digital book club brings readers together with historical fantasy ebook

Mon, 2018-10-01 16:45
(October 1, 2018). Thousands of readers worldwide are coming together to participate in the largest global digital book club, Big Library Read, through their local public library. From October 1-15, booklovers can borrow, read and discuss award-winning author Katherine Locke's The Girl with the Red Balloon ebook with no waitlists or holds by visiting their library's digital collection or downloading the Libby app. More than 19,000 libraries and schools around the world are participating. Big Library Read is facilitated by OverDrive, the leading platform for ebooks, audiobooks and magazines available in more than 90 percent of public libraries in the US and Canada. The Girl with the Red Balloon was chosen by a popular vote of readers and librarians.
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Fourteen libraries choose Innovative's ILS over competitive systems

Sat, 2018-09-29 19:43
(September 29, 2018). Innovative Interfaces announced fourteen libraries have selected Polaris or Sierra as their Integrated Library System over competitive alternatives.
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Ex Libris consegue la certificazione ISO 27017 sui controlli di sicurezza per i servizi cloud

Sat, 2018-09-29 19:43
(September 29, 2018). Il gruppo Ex Libris, ProQuest company, ha il piacere di annunciare che la società ha conseguito la certificazione ISO/IEC 27017:2015, uno standard internazionale pubblicato dall'International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Lo standard ISO/IEC 27017:2015 fornisce un codice di condotta per i controlli di sicurezza delle informazioni e include le linee guida che ampliano lo standard ISO/IEC 27002 aggiungendo controlli di sicurezza specificamente correlati al cloud computing.
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Ex Libris logra la Certificación ISO 27017 de controles de seguridad para servicios en la nube

Sat, 2018-09-29 19:43
(September 28, 2018). Ex Libris se complace en anunciar que la compañía ha logrado la certificación ISO/IEC 27017:2015, un estándar internacional publicado por la International Organization for Standardization (ISO). La ISO/IEC 27017:2015 ofrece un código de prácticas para controles de seguridad de la información, incluyendo directrices que amplían el estándar ISO/IEC 27002 al añadir controles de seguridad específicamente relacionados con la informática en la nube.
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Ex Libris erlangt ISO 27017-Zertifizierung für Sicherheitskontrollen bei Cloud Services

Sat, 2018-09-29 19:43
(September 28, 2018). Ex Libris Group, a ProQuest Company, gibt bekannt, dass das Unternehmen die Zertifizierung nach ISO/IEC 27017:2015, einem internationalen Standard der International Organization for Standardization (ISO), erhalten hat. ISO/IEC 27017:2015 stellt einen Leitfaden für Informationssicherheitskontrollen bereit und enthält zudem Richtlinien, die den Standard ISO/IEC 27002 um speziell auf Cloud-Computing ausgerichtete Sicherheitskontrollen erweitern.
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Ex Libris obtient la certification ISO 27017 en matière de contrôles de sécurité pour les services sur le nuage

Sat, 2018-09-29 19:43
(September 28, 2018). Ex Libris Group, une entreprise de ProQuest, est ravie d'annoncer l'obtention de la certification ISO/CEI 27017:2015, une norme internationale publiée par l'Organisation internationale de normalisation (ISO). La norme ISO/CEI 27017:2015 fournit un code de pratique pour les contrôles de sécurité de l'information et comprend des directives qui viennent compléter la norme ISO/CEI 27002, grâce à l'ajout de contrôles de sécurité spécifiquement conçus pour l'informatique en nuage.
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New online platform drives innovation by connecting Ohio's research universities with industry

Fri, 2018-09-28 07:42
(September 28, 2018). The Ohio Innovation Exchange, launched by research technology company Digital Science and the Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE), connects industry with faculty, students, equipment, and facilities available at Ohio's research universities. OIEx consolidates these academic resources from multiple universities into a single, searchable, and easily accessible web portal.
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Iowa State University Library introduces Parks Libro, a new voice-based platform

Fri, 2018-09-28 07:42
(September 27, 2018). Through Parks Libro, a new voice-based platform introduced by Iowa State this semester, students and staff can access library information through natural conversation using Amazon Alexa on an Echo device.
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Overleaf launches new platform for fast and easy collaborative writing and publishing of research papers

Thu, 2018-09-27 13:39
(September 27, 2018). Overleaf has updated its popular collaborative writing and publishing tool to offer enhanced collaboration and editing features. Bringing together the best features of both the original Overleaf and ShareLaTeX tools into a single cloud-based platform, the new Overleaf has been designed to enable students and researchers at academic institutions, industrial laboratories, technology companies and publishers to benefit from a powerful centralized documentation process.
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bibliotheca organizational change to enhance customer experience in the Americas

Thu, 2018-09-27 13:39
(September 26, 2018). bibliotheca announced today that Matthew Bellamy will be transitioning from his role as Chief Commercial Officer to President Americas, where he will lead the bibliotheca organization in the United States, Canada, and Brazil, as well as the Partners business for Latin and South America.
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36,000 Alexander Street streaming videos now on OASIS platform

Wed, 2018-09-26 13:38
(September 26, 2018). From Broadway plays to training videos, the Alexander Street platform's vast online library of high-quality streaming video has transformed the way people teach, learn and research. Now, 36,000 titles from this ProQuest collection are available on the OASIS® platform, allowing academic librarians to acquire videos in the same workflow they use to order books.
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University of the Highlands and Islands selects Talis Aspire

Tue, 2018-09-25 07:37
(September 24, 2018). Following a tender process, the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) have selected Talis Aspire to manage their online reading lists. As UHI is comprised of 13 independent colleges and research institutions, the need for a reliable online delivery of resources is key to students and academics.
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Copyright Clearance Center names Jill Shuman as Director of Product Engagement

Tue, 2018-09-25 07:37
(September 24, 2018). Copyright Clearance Center announced the appointment of Jill Shuman as Director of Product Engagement. In this role, Shuman will focus on customer engagement and development of products and services that meet their emerging needs.
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Ingram Content Group names Vice President, IT Services

Fri, 2018-09-21 19:33
(September 21, 2018). Ingram announces the addition of Steve Marshall to the Information Technology team. In his new role as VP, IT Services, he will focus on process and support improvements to deliver on key priorities in Ingram's services organization such as standardization, simplification and improving systems stability.
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Experience Lucidea archival and museum software at AASLH 2018 in Kansas City

Fri, 2018-09-21 19:33
(September 21, 2018). Lucidea, leader in innovative collections management software solutions for museums and archives, and provider of CuadraSTAR SKCA, Eloquent Archives, Argus, ArgusEssentia, ArchivEra and ArchivEssentia, is pleased to announce participation in the American Association for State & Local History Conference. You can visit them on September 26th through 29th at the Kansas City Convention Center in Kansas City, MO.
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UC Berkeley selects TIND Digital Archive

Fri, 2018-09-21 19:33
(September 21, 2018). The University of California, Berkeley has selected the TIND Digital Archive (TIND DA) to manage its extensive digital collections. TIND DA will allow UC Berkeley to migrate the many existing digital collections from various sources and systems, as well as providing workflows for contributing newly digitized and converted material into one central location.
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EBSCO Information Services Releases Serials Price Projection Report for 2019

Fri, 2018-09-21 19:33
(September 21, 2018). The 2019 Serials Price Projection Report from EBSCO Information Services is now available. The report projects that the overall effective publisher price increases for academic and academic medical libraries are expected to be in the range of five to six percent (before currency impact). EBSCO releases the Serials Price Projection Report based on surveys of a wide range of publishers and reviews historical serials pricing data to assist information professionals as they make budgeting decisions for the renewals season.
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Ex Libris achieves ISO 27017 certification for Security Controls for Cloud Services

Thu, 2018-09-20 19:32
(September 20, 2018). Ex Libris announced that the company has achieved certification for ISO/IEC 27017:2015, an international standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). ISO/IEC 27017:2015 provides a code of practice for information security controls, including guidelines that expand upon the ISO/IEC 27002 standard by adding security controls specifically related to cloud computing.
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