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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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Scholarly iQ partners with UNSILO to create unified analytics solution

Tue, 2018-06-05 13:02
(June 5, 2018). Danish machine-learning company UNSILO and leading analytics provider Scholarly iQ (SiQ) have announced a partnership to provide a unified analytics solution for publishers and institutions. The tool will enable organisations involved in academic publishing, such as institutions, publishers, and societies, to be able to track usage of any document, and to link the usage to the key concepts contained within that document.
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RedLink adds an additional platform partner

Tue, 2018-06-05 13:02
(June 5, 2018). RedLink announced a partnership with Atypon, offering Literatum customers full integration with RedLink Network, as well as Remarq® collaboration tools in its new in-browser eReader for books and journals.
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Cengage selects Chegg to deliver Cengage unlimited's free rental program

Tue, 2018-06-05 13:02
(June 5, 2018). Cengage, an education and technology company, announced that Chegg, the Smarter Way to Student, will manage the free rental program of Cengage Unlimited, beginning in August.
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Soutron Global offers flexible, innovative changes in new release

Tue, 2018-06-05 13:02
(June 5, 2018). Soutron Global's newest developments to its library, information and knowledge management solutions are powerful enhancements. Created with clients' needs in mind, the improvements greatly improve efficiency and make workflows more intuitive.
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EBSCO Information Services and the Five Colleges Consortium announce EBSCO FOLIO beta partnership

Tue, 2018-06-05 13:02
(June 5, 2018). EBSCO Information Services and the Five Colleges Consortium have agreed to an EBSCO FOLIO Beta Partnership. The consortium includes Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, Smith College and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. These institutions will leverage the FOLIO Library Services Platform in a variety of institutional scenarios.
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Rhode Island renews Follett's Aspen SIS with Preferred Vendor Status

Tue, 2018-06-05 13:02
(June 5, 2018). Follett's Aspen Student Information System (SIS), which already is firmly established in Rhode Island as a partner to 50 percent of the state's K-12 school districts, has again earned preferred vendor status from the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE). When purchasing a new SIS, school districts and RIDE can continue to adopt Follett's Aspen without first issuing a request for proposal.
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Ingram Content Group associates on the move

Tue, 2018-06-05 10:02
(June 5, 2018). Ingram Content Group today announces promotions and new associates across its businesses.
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Liberty University Selects Ex Libris Alma Library Services Platform

Tue, 2018-06-05 10:02
(June 5, 2018). Ex Libris®, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce that Liberty University has selected the Ex Libris Alma library services platform. Liberty University is the largest private, nonprofit university in the United States and the largest university in Virginia. Alma will be implemented alongside the school's Summon discovery service. The Alma platform will facilitate the management and delivery of resources and support Summon's robust patron-facing discovery services.
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Lucidea Press announces new book: Succeeding in the World of Special Librarianship

Mon, 2018-06-04 12:59
(June 4, 2018). Lucidea has announced that library expert and consultant Stephen Abram's new book, Succeeding in the World of Special Librarianship, is now available. The latest publication from Lucidea Press offers perspective and advice from Stephen Abram, a seasoned library expert and consultant with decades of experience in the profession.
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La Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas implementa Leganto de Ex Libris, la solución para la gestión de bibliografías de cursos

Mon, 2018-06-04 12:59
(June 4, 2018). Grupo Sistemas Lógicos, distribuidor exclusivo para América Latina de Ex Libris, una compañía de Proquest, tiene el agrado de anunciar que la Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC) ha implementado Leganto de Ex Libris.
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Biblionix announces Inter-Library Reserves for VersaCard Ad Hoc Consortia

Mon, 2018-06-04 12:59
(June 4, 2018). Biblionix announced that cross-library reserve capability is available for its unique, bottom-up consortium solution; VersaCard virtual consortia. VersaCard virtual consortia functionality is available with the Apollo ILS/LSP and breaks out of the box of normal consortial architecture.
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Equinox and BookNet Canada announce integration with Evergreen ILS

Sat, 2018-06-02 21:57
(June 2, 2018). As part of their ongoing support of public libraries, Equinox and BookNet Canada are pleased to announce their collaboration in generating an export script for libraries using Evergreen ILS. This new feature provides simple access to collections management features from BookNet Canada to libraries utilizing Evergreen.
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Oxford University Press joins the Coalition for Responsible Sharing

Sat, 2018-06-02 18:56
(June 2, 2018). Oxford University Press has joined the Coalition for Responsible Sharing, an alliance of publishers and learned societies who are taking action against copyright infringement by ResearchGate. The Coalition for Responsible Sharing aims to prevent the illicit hosting of millions of subscription articles on the commercial ResearchGate site and offer alternative, sustainable solutions to help the research community share their published material online in useful and appropriate ways.
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The Provincial Archives of New Brunswick selects Preservica to manage long-term digital records in the Cloud

Sat, 2018-06-02 18:56
(June 1, 2018). The Provincial Archives of New Brunswick (PANB), Canada, has chosen Preservica's active digital preservation and access platform hosted in AWS Canada region to provide secure access to its valuable long-term digital records and content.
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Elsevier and the Egyptian Knowledge Bank sign national license agreement for access to SciVal

Sat, 2018-06-02 18:56
(May 31, 2018). Elsevier, the information analytics business specializing in science and health, have signed a national license agreement with the Egyptian Knowledge Bank (EKB) for access to SciVal, Elsevier's research management tool. The EKB now has quick, easy access to research data analytics of 9,400 research institutions located in 230 nations worldwide.
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