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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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Biblionix announces Kids' Catalog version for its Apollo ILS/LSP

Wed, 2018-07-11 23:10
(July 10, 2018). Biblionix announced the availability of a “Kids' Catalog” option for the award-winning Apollo ILS/LSP. It allows children to browse and discover materials related to their age-level. Each library chooses what classes of materials are made accessible through the new catalog. And optional links to toggle between the general catalog and the Kids' Catalog can be deployed. An example image of the new catalog is shown below and a live version is accessible here.
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The National Library of Poland selects Ex Libris Alma and Primo as basis for establishing a nationwide library network

Tue, 2018-07-10 17:09
(July 10, 2018). Ex Libris announced that the National Library of Poland has selected the Ex Libris Alma library services platform and Primo discovery and delivery solution as key components in the library's OMNIS e-Service project. Alma and Primo will provide the basis for the library to adopt a unified national approach to library resource management, discovery, and delivery.
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Clarivate Analytics and Caltech collaborate to offer researchers one-click access to published research

Tue, 2018-07-10 05:08
(July 9, 2018). Clarivate Analytics today announced a collaboration with Caltech that will work towards providing more than two thousand of its researchers with legitimate one-click access to millions of academic papers and journal articles via Kopernio's technology.
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Lucidea at AALL 2018 with KM and Library Apps designed to support the practice of law

Tue, 2018-07-10 05:08
(July 9, 2018). Lucidea, provider of knowledge management and library automation solutions to law firms worldwide announces participation in AALL 2018, this year in Baltimore, MD on July 14th through 17th at the Baltimore Convention Center.
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New Library System for Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology

Tue, 2018-07-10 05:08
(July 5, 2018). Toi Ohomai library is now live with the Koha library system, supported by Catalyst IT. Students and staff who search for library resources now have a single library catalogue that replaces the two separate systems that previously operated from the Tauranga and Rotorua campuses. Liberty was used at the Mokoia campus for 20 years, and Voyager at Tauranga campuses for 14 years.
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Springshare and BiblioCommons Announce Integration Between LibCal Space Bookings and BiblioEvents

Tue, 2018-07-10 05:08
(June 19, 2018). We are pleased to announce integration between Springshare's LibCal and BiblioEvents by BiblioCommons. Now, BiblioEvents users can reserve a LibCal Space/Room when creating an event from the BiblioEventsadmin interface. This integration allows libraries to manage and book spaces during the BiblioEvents creation process while simultaneously allowing unused spaces/rooms to be booked by patrons.
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The University of Oxford is 100th customer for Talis

Fri, 2018-07-06 08:03
(July 5, 2018). The University of Oxford, ranked number one in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018, have selected Talis Aspire to manage and deliver its online reading lists service and copyright management system. They join Talis as the 100th customer worldwide.
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Open Preservation Foundation launches new strategy

Fri, 2018-07-06 08:03
(July 5, 2018). The Open Preservation Foundation (OPF) has today published its new strategy, setting out the long-term direction for the organisation. The strategy establishes the OPF's position in the digital preservation landscape and guides the tasks, tools, and projects that the Foundation will address.
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British Library to develop shared open access repository services

Fri, 2018-07-06 08:03
(July 5, 2018). The British Library, working with a group of cultural and memory organisations, is piloting a shared repository service for research content built on an open source platform. The repository aims to increase the visibility and impact of research outputs, making the knowledge generated by cultural institutions easier to explore and use for new research. The Library has appointed open access publisher Ubiquity Press to build the pilot repository. It will initially be populated with research outputs produced by the project's partners, the British Museum, Tate, National Museums Scotland and MOLA (Museum of London Archaeology), as well as the British Library's own open research content.
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Largest Library consortium in NSW go Live with LIBERO Cloud

Tue, 2018-07-03 19:58
(July 3, 2018). Following a smooth migration, Riverina Regional Library (RRL) – New South Wales' largest library consortia, has gone Live with LIBERO Cloud.
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La Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia entra en producción con Alma y Primo

Tue, 2018-07-03 19:58
(July 3, 2018). Grupo Sistemas Lógicos Colombia (GSLC), distribuidor exclusivo en Colombia de Ex Libris, una empresa de Proquest, tiene el agrado de anunciar que la Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia ha iniciado el uso de los sistemas Alma y Primo con el propósito de proyectar la oferta de servicios digitales a los estudiantes, profesores y egresados, facilitando la interacción con las fuentes de información impresas, electrónicas y digitales.
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London Metropolitan University join the Talis Aspire community

Tue, 2018-07-03 19:58
(July 2, 2018). London Metropolitan University have selected Talis Aspire to manage their online reading lists and copyright management. This is part of a wider library project, as they update their LMS and discovery platform from Innovative Millennium to Innovative Sierra, which will be integrated with Talis Aspire.
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L'Università di Milano - Bicocca ha scelto lo strumento di ricerca EBSCO Discovery Service da Maggio 2017

Sun, 2018-07-01 07:54
(June 30, 2018). Siamo felici di portare alla vostra attenzione l'esperienza di un altro cliente EBSCO: l'Università di Milano - Bicocca. Da maggio 2017 l'ateneo offre l'accesso all'intera collezione della biblioteca attraverso un'unica piattaforma: Curiosone - realizzata con EDS, EBSCO Discovery Service.
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Università degli Studi dell'Insubria entscheidet sich für Ex Libris Alma zur Effizienzsteigerung und Verbesserung der Studierendenangebote

Thu, 2018-06-28 19:47
(June 28, 2018). Ex Libris gibt bekannt, dass sich die Università degli Studi dell'Insubria (Universität von Insubrien) für die Bibliotheksdienstplattform Ex Libris Alma entschieden hat, um damit eine höhere Effizienz durch Skaleneffekte, geringere Verwaltungskosten und verbesserte Arbeitsabläufe zu erreichen.
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La Biblioteca Nacional de España firma un convenio con la Asociación Española de Normalización

Thu, 2018-06-28 19:47
(June 28, 2018). La Biblioteca Nacional de España ha firmado un convenio con la Asociación Española de Normalización (UNE) que permitirá asegurar la sostenibilidad del Comité Técnico de Normalización CTN 50, encargado de la elaboración y actualización de las normas UNE de todos los aspectos relacionados con los procesos y servicios en el ámbito de la información y la documentación, archivos, bibliotecas y museos. Se trata de una actividad con un valor estratégico y fundamental para este tipo de instituciones y, por ende, para la BNE.
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L'Universita` degli Studi dell'Insubria adotta i servizi per la biblioteca di Ex Libris Alma

Thu, 2018-06-28 19:47
(June 28, 2018). Ex Libris, ProQuest company, ha il piacere di annunciare che l'Università degli Studi dell'Insubria ha scelto Ex Libris Alma, la piattaforma per la gestione della biblioteca, per conseguire una maggiore efficienza attraverso economie di scala, la riduzione dei costi di gestione e il miglioramento dei flussi di lavoro della biblioteca.
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EBSCO Information Services Releases OnArchitecture

Thu, 2018-06-28 19:47
(June 28, 2018). EBSCO Information Services announced the release of OnArchitecture, a unique online library of original architecture-related videos intended to support architectural and design education. OnArchitecture offers the largest audiovisual architecture archive available online and serves as a contemporary teaching tool, captivating students' interest and new learning patterns based on digital media and a global scope.
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Yewno named one of CIO Applications Magazine's Top 25 EdTech Solutions Providers of the Year 2018

Thu, 2018-06-28 19:47
(June 28, 2018). Yewno has been named as one of the “Top 25 EdTech Solution Providers 2018” by CIO Applications Magazine. The positioning is based on an evaluation of Yewno's in-depth capabilities in using cutting-edge computational linguistics and machine learning technology. The annual list of companies is selected by a panel of experts and members of CIO Applications' editorial board to recognize and promote technology entrepreneurship.
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SLA 2018 Post-Show Roundup from Lucidea – Knowledge, Networking, Inspiration

Thu, 2018-06-28 19:47
(June 28, 2018). Vancouver-based software developer Lucidea attended this year's SLA Conference and INFO-EXPO on June 9th through 13th in Baltimore, MD. As Platinum sponsors, they delivered on their promise of an exciting lineup of events and updates, all of which were well attended and enjoyed.
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Nyhedsbrev fra Fælles Bibliotekssystem

Thu, 2018-06-28 19:47
(June 28, 2018). I denne måned kan du blandt andet læse en sommerhilsen fra projektleder Jesper Munch Jespersen, blive klogere på hvordan man arbejder med videreudvikling i Systematic og få information om kommende releases.
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