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Current news from the library technology industry. Includes press releases and other announcments from companies involved in the library automation industry. Compiled by Marshall Breeding, new entries added within 1 day of receipt. http://librarytechnology.org.
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Bethel College and Saint Mary's College join the PALNI Consortium and the PALNI group OCLC WorldShare Management Services

Wed, 2018-02-07 15:41
(February 7, 2018). The Private Academic Library Network of Indiana announced the addition of two institutions, Bethel College and Saint Mary's College, to the PALNI family. Bethel College and Saint Mary's College join a highly engaged and collaborative group of private college and seminary libraries across the state bringing the number of supported institutions up to twenty-four. PALNI uses OCLC's WorldShare Management Services to provide direct, unmediated access to the collective collections of all the institutions without the need to export or import records. OCLC is also continuing development in WMS to support collaboration in analytics, licensing, and more.
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Gale and California State Library expand partnership, tripling investment in Career Online High School

Wed, 2018-02-07 12:41
(February 7, 2018). The California State Library is expanding its partnership with Gale, a Cengage company, signing a three-year agreement to continue and broaden its Career Online High School Program, which since 2015 has enabled California public libraries to offer qualified residents the opportunity to earn a free, accredited high school diploma.
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Submissions now open for the 2018 John Cotton Dana Award

Wed, 2018-02-07 09:41
(February 7, 2018). The American Library Association is now accepting submissions for the John Cotton Dana Awards (JCD). The John Cotton Dana Awards are managed by the Library Leadership and Management Association division of ALA and honor outstanding library public relations.
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Scannx simplifies interlibrary loan fulfillment on OCLC's next generation platform

Wed, 2018-02-07 09:41
(February 7, 2018). Scannx, the leader in document capture and document delivery software and cloud services for library patrons and staff, and OCLC announced their collaboration to simplify the interlibrary loan process using Scannx scanning software with OCLC's next generation ILL platform. Scannx will ship this feature in its version 5.0 software in calendar Q1/2018 and will be demonstrated at the ALA Mid-winter conference on February 9-12, 2018, in Denver, CO, booth #945.
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Sonny Dulfo appointed as Vice President of Metadata Services

Tue, 2018-02-06 18:40
(February 6, 2018). Backstage Library Works (www.bslw.com) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sonny Dulfo to Vice President of Metadata Services. Sonny has been working with special and academic libraries since 1996. He most recently served for six years as library director for The Art Institute of Salt Lake City. His vast experience has also included serving as bibliographic services department head, cataloging librarian, and technical specialist
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Equinox adds Huntingdon County Library to the PaILS SPARK consortium

Tue, 2018-02-06 18:40
(February 6, 2018). Equinox announced that they have successfully migrated the Huntingdon County Library to Evergreen within the PaILS SPARK Consortium.
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Voyager Sopris Learning unveils dynamic new LETRS professional development for literacy teachers

Tue, 2018-02-06 15:40
(February 6, 2018). Voyager Sopris Learning launched a flexible, blended version of LETRS (Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling), its respected professional development course of study that prepares educators for the challenging work of teaching literacy. Backed by more than 30 years of evidence-based, scientific research and more than a decade of proven success, LETRS is relied upon by thousands of educators, as it helps teachers understand and apply the science of effective reading instruction.
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Copyright Clearance Center Launches RightFind Insight, Transforming Scientific Research

Tue, 2018-02-06 15:40
(February 6, 2018). Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a global leader in content management, licensing, discovery and delivery solutions, today announced the release of RightFind® Insight, a groundbreaking scientific research solution. RightFind Insight was developed through CCC's continuing partnership with Cambridge, UK-based SciBite, a leading provider of semantic solutions for the life sciences and pharmaceutical industries.
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ODILO and Ingram Library Services increase public libraries' access to multilingual digital content

Tue, 2018-02-06 09:40
(February 6, 2018). Ingram Library Services, a leading provider of comprehensive services to public libraries, including access to over 16.5M titles, has teamed up with ODILO, an internationally recognized leader and provider of technology and digital content for US libraries and schools, to expand the collections of multilingual eBooks and audiobooks for library patrons.
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Tell the Open Discovery Initiative How Web-Scale Discovery is Working

Tue, 2018-02-06 09:40
(February 6, 2018). The NISO Open Discovery Initiative would like to better understand the current discovery landscape and help libraries move their discovery ecosystems forward. To that end, we are seeking broad input from librarians about their experiences with web-scale discovery and any concerns that might be addressed through future recommendations by the Open Discovery Initiative.
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Gale previews Digital Scholar Lab at ALA Midwinter Conference

Tue, 2018-02-06 09:40
(February 6, 2018). Gale, a Cengage company, is demonstrating its upcoming new Digital Scholar Lab, a cloud-based research environment that allows students and scholars to apply natural language processing tools to raw text data (OCR) from Gale's primary source collections in a single research platform. ALA Midwinter attendees will get a sneak preview of this new innovative research tool that removes key barriers of entry into digital scholarship, enabling users at any level to quickly perform textual analysis on large corpora of historical texts. This accelerates workflows allowing scholars and students to focus on their core research objectives.
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After an award-winning year, bibliotheca showcases comprehensive integrated solutions for engaged libraries at ALA Midwinter

Mon, 2018-02-05 15:40
(February 5, 2018). bibliotheca will be on hand at this year's ALA Midwinter Meeting in Denver, February 9-13, 2018, to showcase a host of comprehensive solutions designed to help libraries connect, engage and evolve.
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University of Colorado Boulder, USA, selects Arkivum PERPETUA as its long-term digital preservation and data archiving solution

Mon, 2018-02-05 12:40
(February 5, 2018). Arkivum, a leading provider of compliance driven long-term data safeguarding and digital preservation solutions, has announced that the University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder) Libraries, has chosen Arkivum PERPETUA as their data archiving, digital preservation and safeguarding solution.
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Executive changes at ProQuest

Mon, 2018-02-05 12:40
(February 5, 2018). ProQuest has named Rich Belanger as senior vice president and general manager of its Books business unit. Roger Valade has been promoted to Chief Technology Officer. Kevin Sayar, co-founder of ebrary and leader of the ProQuest Books team since 2011, is taking on an advisory role where his expertise will continue to help ProQuest's Books business grow and thrive.
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Northamptonshire Libraries to pilot Axiell Quria

Mon, 2018-02-05 09:39
(February 5, 2018). Axiell, the leading vendor to cultural institutions in Europe, announced the launch of a pilot project for its new Library Services Platform, Quria. Northamptonshire Libraries delivered by First for Wellbeing CIC will be the first public library service in the UK to use the new cloud-based, digital-first Platform.
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Latest LIBERO update has a host of new functionality for Library staff and users

Sat, 2018-02-03 09:39
(February 3, 2018). LIBERO recently announced the release of Version 6.3.16 with huge functionality improvements across the library software platform.
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Dissertations from Philippines University Available Globally

Fri, 2018-02-02 18:38
(February 2, 2018). For the first time, dissertations from the Philippines are available to researchers around the world through the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global database, the largest database of graduate research collected from the world's greatest universities.
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Voilà: Library and Archives Canada launches new National Union Catalogue, adds unique records to WorldCat

Fri, 2018-02-02 18:38
(February 2, 2018). Library and Archives Canada has launched Voilà, Canada's new National Union Catalogue that will make the country's documentary heritage more widely accessible and available to library users in Canada and around the world through WorldCat.
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ByWater Solutions at Louisiana Library Association 2018

Thu, 2018-02-01 18:37
(February 1, 2018). ByWater Solutions will be at the Louisiana Library Association (LLA) Annual Conference from March 7-9, 2018. The Conference will be held in Alexandria, Louisiana at the Holiday Inn Downtown Alexandria Convention Center. We would love to see you, catch up and share some time together. Please email Adam Brooks at adam@bywatersolutions.com to set up a time to meet.
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PLOS and PubGrade announce digital advertising partnership

Thu, 2018-02-01 18:37
(February 1, 2018). The Public Library of Science and PubGrade GmbH have entered into an agreement to provide PLOS with PubGrade's integrated advertising platform: PubGrade for Publishers.
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