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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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The University Consortium of the South of Russia Selects Dimensions and Figshare

Sat, 2018-10-13 17:04
(October 9, 2018). Digital Science announced today an agreement that will provide researchers and students from the University Consortium of the South of Russia access to two products aimed to transform the way their researchers manage, search and analyze research, and to support student education through access to both Dimensions and a pilot project with Figshare.
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LIUC – Università Cattaneo opts to move to Ex Libris Alma, Primo, and Leganto to improve eresource access

Sat, 2018-10-13 17:04
(October 9, 2018). Ex Libris announced that Italy's LIUC – Università Cattaneo will be moving to the Ex Libris Alma library services platform, Primo discovery and delivery solution, and Leganto course reading list solution.
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Hungarian Researchers Gain Access to Powerful Genocide Testimonies

Sat, 2018-10-13 17:04
(October 9, 2018). More than 55,000 interviews with survivors of and witnesses to genocide are now available via streaming video to members of Hungary's Electronic Information Service National Programme (EISZ) – providing researchers an evocative, deeply personal view of the impact of the Holocaust and other crimes against humanity.
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Lucidea to highlight new Archives Collections Management Solutions at MARAC Fall 2018

Sat, 2018-10-13 17:04
(October 9, 2018). Lucidea, provider of CuadraSTAR SKCA and Eloquent Archives, announces participation in the Fall 2018 Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference happening October 11th through 13th in Wilmington, DE.
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OCLC signs agreements with publishers worldwide

Fri, 2018-10-05 22:55
(October 4, 2018). OCLC has signed agreements with leading publishers from around the world to add metadata for high-quality electronic and print books, journals, databases and learning materials that will make their content discoverable through WorldCat Discovery.
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Nyhedsbrev fra Fælles Bibliotekssystem

Fri, 2018-10-05 22:55
(October 4, 2018). I august blev der sat navn på de fire poster i FBS' styregruppe, der var på valg i 2018. Det skete ved et valg, hvor alle de tilsluttede kommuner kunne deltage.
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Submissions now open for the 2019 SEE-IT award from EBSCO Information Services

Fri, 2018-10-05 22:55
(October 4, 2018). Submissions are now being accepted for the third annual SEE-IT Award. SEE-IT stands for Stories Engagingly Expressed-Illustratively Told. The SEE-IT Award is an annual book award given in partnership by EBSCO Information Services and the Graphic Novel Committee of the Children's Book Council to honor the outstanding achievements of authors and illustrators in youth graphic novels. Publishers are encouraged to submit titles for award consideration by February 15, 2019.
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OCLC awarded IMLS grant to help public libraries, partners respond to opioid epidemic

Fri, 2018-10-05 22:55
(October 3, 2018). OCLC has been awarded a $249,714 National Leadership Grant by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to collect and share knowledge and resources to support public libraries and their community partners address the opioid crisis.
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EBSCO Information Services reaches more than 120,000 DRM-free e-books titles with EBSCO eBooks

Fri, 2018-10-05 22:55
(October 3, 2018). EBSCO Information Services continues its commitment to providing libraries and their patrons with access to high-quality e-book content by making more than 120,000 EBSCO eBooks Digital Rights Management (DRM) free. The DRM-free initiative reinforces EBSCO's commitment to working with publishers to increase e-book options for libraries.
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New Videos Prepare Incoming Students for College Life

Fri, 2018-10-05 22:55
(October 3, 2018). The new Student Success video series, available through ProQuest's Academic Video Online subscription product, was designed to meet this demand. Based on the Cognella Series on Student Success, a collection of books from academic publisher Cognella, Student Success videos offer practical, research-based advice to help college students develop the skills to support a happy, healthy and productive higher education experience.
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