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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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Equinox migrates the Whitehall Township Public Library to the PaILS SPARK consortium

Tue, 2018-04-24 21:08
(April 24, 2018). Equinox announced the successful migration of the Whitehall Township Public Library to Evergreen within the Pennsylvania Integrated Library System SPARK Consortium.
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The University of Gloucestershire selects Talis Aspire as part of their digital strategy

Tue, 2018-04-24 09:08
(April 24, 2018). The University of Gloucestershire have selected Talis Aspire to manage and deliver its online reading lists service and copyright management system. This decision was made as part of their wider digital strategy which will also include teaching and learning technologies such as Moodle.
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Auto-Graphics continues evolving its digital collection solution with the release of MONTAGEdc V2.2

Tue, 2018-04-24 09:08
(April 24, 2018). Auto-Graphics announced the latest release of the industry's easiest to use and most affordable digital collection solution, MONTAGEdc V2.2. MONTAGEdc clients local to the Auto-Graphics' California headquarters include Chaffey College and the City of Ontario Library.
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1Science launches 1findr, the world's largest curated collection of peer-reviewed articles

Tue, 2018-04-24 09:08
(April 24, 2018). 1science announced the general availability of its innovative analytics and discovery platform 1findr. From the get-go, 1findr has aimed to include all articles published in peer-reviewed journals, in all fields of research, in all languages and from every country. With both the free and the institutional editions offering twice as many open access articles as the leading competitor, 1findr is a giant leap in convenience, affordability and accessibility.
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Oxford Brookes University selects OCLC WorldShare Management Services to advance library experience

Mon, 2018-04-23 21:07
(April 23, 2018). Oxford Brookes University, one of the UK's leading universities, has selected OCLC WorldShare Management Services (WMS) as its new library services platform. Oxford Brookes University occupies a strong position in UK higher education. As part of its ongoing strategy, Oxford Brookes is committed to delivering infrastructure and services focused on supporting the quality and effectiveness of learning, teaching and research and enhancing the overall experience of students. The acquisition of WMS is an important element of this strategic theme.
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The Korea Times now available from ProQuest

Mon, 2018-04-23 12:07
(April 23, 2018). Sixty years' worth of content from The Korea Times is now available through ProQuest, thanks to a new partnership with the newspaper's publisher. Using the ProQuest platform, users can browse, read cover-to-cover, or search full digitized issues of the paper – including images – from 1956 to 2016. The oldest and most influential English-language newspaper in Korea, The Korea Times is globally recognized for its coverage of international business, economic and financial news, as well as perspectives on regional issues and events. On the ProQuest platform, researchers can quickly find The Korea Times content they need with features like hit highlighting, searchable PDFs, full-image downloads, and more.
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Canterbury Bankstown go live with LIBERO

Mon, 2018-04-23 06:06
(April 23, 2018). Insight Informatics announced that recently amalgamated Council, Canterbury-Bankstown, has gone live with, LIBERO.
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Nottingham College chooses the Koha open source library management system, hosted and supported by PTFS Europe.

Sat, 2018-04-21 09:04
(April 21, 2018). Nottingham College has chosen Koha as its new library management system to replace the existing solutions from OCLC and IS Oxford. The team at PTFS Europe will be implementing Koha and providing on-going hosting and support services. The public interface will be integrated with the EDS discovery service from EBSCO and the interface further enhanced to provide high levels of accessibility.
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Springer Nature, Cambridge University Press, Thieme and ResearchGate announce new cooperation to make it easier to navigate the legal sharing of academic journal articles

Fri, 2018-04-20 09:04
(April 20, 2018). In a cooperation agreement announced today, three publishers and ResearchGate will work together on the sharing of articles on the scholarly collaboration platform in a way that protects the rights of authors and publishers. The agreement ultimately involves publishers who want to help and support content sharing and believe that working with ResearchGate, the largest professional network for scientists and academics, is one of the important means to achieving this.
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ResearchGate welcomes cooperation agreement with three major scientific publishers

Fri, 2018-04-20 09:04
(April 20, 2018). This agreement is the result of several years of talks about working together to further facilitate the sharing of journal articles in a way that protects the rights of authors and publishers.
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Spanish University chooses Safari for Business, Technology Content

Thu, 2018-04-19 12:03
(April 19, 2018). ProQuest and the Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, a technological university in Valencia, Spain, have announced a partnership that equips the university's library with the same business and technology resources as 4,000 companies and government institutions worldwide – helping prepare students for academic and professional success.
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Digital Science award special Blockchain Technology Catalyst Grants

Thu, 2018-04-19 09:03
(April 19, 2018). Research industry technology company Digital Science has announced the recipients of its Blockchain Catalyst Grant. This one-off grant was made available to any project implementing Blockchain in a scholarly or scientific context, especially those that addressed the dissemination of research.
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eLearning - an Intrinsic part of LIBERO

Thu, 2018-04-19 09:03
(April 19, 2018). LIBERO's online, video eLearning resource is the perfect way to complement LIBERO's existing training and support capabilities.
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Bethel College and Saint Mary's College join PALNI and the OCLC WorldShare Management Services community

Thu, 2018-04-19 09:03
(April 19, 2018). Bethel College, in Mishawaka, Indiana, and Saint Mary's College, in Notre Dame, Indiana, have joined the Private Academic Library Network of Indiana (PALNI), and are now part of the OCLC WorldShare Management Services community.
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SAGE Publishing acquires software and services developer GVPi

Wed, 2018-04-18 18:03
(April 18, 2018). SAGE Publishing announced the acquisition of Global Village Publishing (GVPi), a software and services provider specializing in the delivery of customized digital publishing solutions.
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Waterloo Public Library (Ontario) selects Patron Point

Tue, 2018-04-17 15:01
(April 17, 2018). Patron Point is announcing today that the Waterloo Public Library of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada has selected its patron relationship management system.
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Gale streamlines workflow for instructors and students with new LMS integration to support classroom learning

Tue, 2018-04-17 12:01
(April 17, 2018). Gale, a Cengage company, has made it easier for students and educators to discover and access Gale digital resources from within their learning management system (LMS). Gale has achieved conformance certification for Learning Tool Interoperability (LTI) 1.0 and Deep Linking from IMS Global Learning Consortium. Now educators can seamlessly integrate their library's Gale content into learning management systems that support LTI and Deep Linking such as Schoology, Blackboard, Canvas, Moodle and others. This provides easy access to Gale resources from one platform through single sign-on, streamlining workflow to meet classroom instruction needs, foster student engagement and support textbook affordability initiatives. View a list of Gale's LTI-compliant and Deep Linking certified products.
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