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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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Huntsville-Madison County Public Library Opens New Madison Library Featuring Custom Tech Logic Sorting System Design

Fri, 2017-12-08 11:24
(December 8, 2017). In partnership with Huntsville-Madison County Public Library, Tech Logic completed the installation of a seven-bin Automated Materials Handling system ahead of schedule at the new Madison Public Library. The library selected a Tech Logic UltraSort Automated Materials Handling system featuring both internal and external drive-up "throw and go" book drops and ergonomic SmartBins. Customizations included a small, 7-degree turn to the internal drop, to accommodate an angled wall. A subtle but elegant job of trimming and positioning purpose-built steel fit the planned space perfectly.
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LIBERO wins Attorney-General's Department tender

Thu, 2017-12-07 20:23
(December 7, 2017). LIBERO has won the tender to provide the Attorney-General's Department with a single solution for a library management system.
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EBSCO Information Services and ATLA introduce New and Expanded Product Offerings

Thu, 2017-12-07 17:23
(December 7, 2017). EBSCO Information Services and the American Theological Library Association (ATLA) announce a new offering, ATLASerials PLUS, and the enhancement of their existing offering, ATLA Religion Database. Both resources are available via EBSCO's EBSCOhost platform.
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Updates to TLC's CARL Product line announced

Thu, 2017-12-07 17:23
(December 7, 2017). The Library Corporation has announced the availability of their latest ound of development for the CARL product line with the release of CARL.X v9.5.2, CARL.Connect v1.4.4, CARL.Connect Discovery v3.3.5, and CARL APIs v1.9.1.
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North American Libraries struggle to meet demand for non-English Language research materials

Thu, 2017-12-07 14:21
(December 7, 2017). Academic libraries are struggling to meet a rising demand for non-English language content, according to new survey results published by ProQuest. Rising international student enrollments and the popularity of programs that use foreign language content are increasing the importance of foreign language materials in library collections, yet more than a third of respondents say they are falling short in making these resources available to students, faculty and researchers.
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Study shows brain training available to libraries via Demco Software lowers dementia risk

Thu, 2017-12-07 14:21
(December 7, 2017). A newly published 10-year study funded by the National Institute of Health shows that brain training software offered exclusively to libraries by Demco Software reduced the risk of dementia. The online speed training exercise used in the study is now available through hundreds of public libraries, which offer free subscriptions to BrainHQ for their patrons through Demco Software's user-friendly platform.
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New insights report – identity and access management for global pharmaceutical companies

Thu, 2017-12-07 14:21
(December 7, 2017). A 2017 insights paper examining challenges and solutions around authentication andaccess in global pharmaceutical companies is now available.
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Bowker to supply data for Siteabook

Wed, 2017-12-06 14:20
(December 6, 2017). Siteabook, a social community for reading enthusiasts is turning to Bowker to connect them with metadata that will enhance their users' online experience. Bowker is a ProQuest affiliate and acts as the retail agent for ProQuest's renowned metadata.
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RIPM Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals with Full Text now available from EBSCO Information Services

Wed, 2017-12-06 14:20
(December 6, 2017). Music researchers and enthusiasts can now access rare music periodicals not available elsewhere online or in libraries, with the release of RIPM Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals with Full Text from EBSCO Information Services. The collection, produced by Le Répertoire international de la presse musicale (RIPM), explores music and musical life over a span of over 200 years from Bach to Bernstein, as seen through the eyes of those who lived it.
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Equinox adds Cherokee County Public Library to the SC LENDS Consortium

Wed, 2017-12-06 14:20
(December 6, 2017). Equinox announced that Cherokee County Public Library successfully migrated to Evergreen within the SC Lends Consortium. This migration includes more than 32,000 users and over 95,000 bibliographic records. For the migration, Equinox performed the bibliographic data extraction and deduplication, policy configuration, project management and training services. As part of the SC LENDS consortium, Cherokee County Public Library is hosted and supported by Equinox on their industry leading Sequoia platform.
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James Cook University selects Talis Aspire to improve reading list provision and copyright compliance

Wed, 2017-12-06 14:20
(December 6, 2017). Following a formal tendering process, James Cook University has selected Talis Aspire to manage and deliver its online reading lists service with integrated copyright management.
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SAGE Publishing expands business with Copyright Clearance Center's RightsLink for Open Access

Tue, 2017-12-05 17:20
(December 5, 2017). SAGE Publishing has substantially expanded their investment in the RightsLink for Open Access platform from Copyright Clearance Center, a global licensing and content solutions organization.
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Innovative adds time-saving item sort in Mobile Worklists Release 2.7

Tue, 2017-12-05 17:20
(December 5, 2017). Innovative Interfaces has launched Mobile Worklists Release 2.7 to increase usability and efficiency for library staff through mobile management of items. This release includes the ability to sort lists by key fields, and view additional information on both the Item Detail screen and list view for increased efficiency in finding items and decision making.
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Las Vegas-Clark County Library District implements Patron Point

Tue, 2017-12-05 14:20
(December 5, 2017). Third Chapter Partners announced today that the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District, Las Vegas, NV, is implementing Patron Point to provide a more engaging experience for its new and renewing patrons.
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Demco Software takes reading programs to new heights for Michiganders

Tue, 2017-12-05 11:19
(December 5, 2017). Demco Software announced it has partnered with the Library of Michigan to boost reader engagement and reading program enrollment with Wandoo Reader. More than just a summer reading management tool, Wandoo Reader enhances learning with a powerful, game-like experience.
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VitalSource teams up with eCampus.com to power digital materials

Tue, 2017-12-05 11:19
(December 5, 2017). VitalSource, a world leader in building, enhancing and delivering digital course materials, and eCampus.com, a leading virtual bookstore provider for academic institutions, have teamed up to offer students at higher-education and K-12 institutions nationwide an enhanced learning experience.
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LIBERO part of making Public Library history at SWITCH 2017

Mon, 2017-12-04 20:19
(December 4, 2017). LIBERO by Insight Informatics was the proud sponsor of the New South Wales Public Library Association's, SWITCH 2017 inaugural Exhibitors and Sponsors Dinner.
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Oculus VR donates equipment to the University of Oklahoma Libraries

Mon, 2017-12-04 14:18
(December 4, 2017). The University of Oklahoma Libraries announced that Oculus VR has donated a gift of 10 Oculus Rifts and Touch controllers to the University of Oklahoma Libraries. These units are the latest versions of the equipment already widely used across the OU campus. The gift is designed to further foster education, research, knowledge sharing and discussion related to virtual and augmented reality and its application in academic and research settings.
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RedLink becomes a MathJax Supporter

Mon, 2017-12-04 11:18
(December 4, 2017). RedLink is giving the MathJax project a boost by joining our sponsorship program as a MathJax Supporter.
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Former Member Libraries of UNILINC Library Network use Alma and Primo to automate library services

Mon, 2017-12-04 08:18
(December 4, 2017). Ex Libris announced that 17 of the 20 libraries that were previously members of the UNILINC library network have chosen to work directly with Ex Libris as they continue to use the Ex Libris Alma library services platform and Primo discovery and delivery solution.
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