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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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LIBERO provides the solution for Broken Hill

Wed, 2018-05-16 15:35
(May 16, 2018). Broken Hill City Library in New South Wales, Australia, has gone Live with LIBERO Cloud following a conversion from AMLIB.
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Digital bookmobile visits two KCLS libraries as part of its national tour

Wed, 2018-05-16 15:35
(May 15, 2018). As the number one digital-circulating library in the country, King County Library System patrons are considered to be savvy digital readers. To support their avid use of the KCLS digital collection, and to encourage more digital readership among interested KCLS library users, OverDrive, a digital content provider, will send its digital bookmobile to visit two KCLS libraries.
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Equinox and Above the Treeline announce Edelweiss+Analytics integration with Evergreen ILS

Tue, 2018-05-15 21:34
(May 15, 2018). As part of their ongoing commitment to supporting public libraries, Above the Treeline and the Equinox Open Library Initiative are excited to announce an integration with Evergreen ILS and Edelweiss+Analytics. Libraries who use Evergreen will now enjoy a simple process to create ILS data feeds for Edelweiss+Analytics, resulting in a fast, easy setup process.
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Nyhedsbrev fra Fælles Bibliotekssystem

Tue, 2018-05-15 21:34
(May 14, 2018). I denne måned kan vi blandt andet fortælle nyt om den nye databeskyttelsesforordning (GDPR), valget til FBS' styregruppe, folkebiblioteksstatistik og driften af FBS.
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Macquarie University Library in Australia goes live with campusM Mobile solution to expand accessibility to Library Services across Campus

Tue, 2018-05-15 09:34
(May 15, 2018). Ex Libris announced that Macquarie University has joined an increasing number of institutions in Australia that have opted for the Ex Libris campusM mobile solution.
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Signet Library has selected the Koha open source library management hosted and supported by PTFS Europe

Tue, 2018-05-15 03:34
(May 14, 2018). The Signet Library, a working centre for legal research and learning in Edinburgh, has selected the Koha open source library management hosted and supported by PTFS Europe. The WS Society owns and occupies the Signet Library and is the incorporated body of an exceptional brand of Scottish lawyers known as Writers to the Signet or WS with over 500 years of heritage.
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Waverley Library selects LIBERO for its cloud hosted solution

Mon, 2018-05-14 09:33
(May 14, 2018). Waverley Library has chosen LIBERO Cloud for its library solution after review of competing LMS products.
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Follett's Aspen SIS attains Ed-Fi certification status

Sat, 2018-05-12 00:32
(May 11, 2018). Follett announced it has successfully completed the Ed-Fi Data Standard Certification for its Aspen Student Information System (SIS). Developed by a community of ed-tech experts and technologists, the Ed-Fi Data Standard is a set of rules for the collection, management, and organization of educational data that allows multiple systems to exchange this information seamlessly. Follett's Aspen Student Information System hosts and manages student data, safely and securely stores data such as class schedules, student performance, health records, and athletic eligibility, and allows educators to closely monitor student progress, implement new curriculum, and conveniently communicate with parents.
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Exploring the impact of technology on teaching and learning at Talis Insight Europe 2018

Fri, 2018-05-11 12:31
(May 11, 2018). Talis Insight Europe 2018 was held for the 4th time, this year in the REP theatre in Birmingham. Talis welcomed Higher Education library professionals from over 70 institutions over the two-day event, as well as over 20 speakers.
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La municipalité de Saint-Rémi choisit l'entreprise inLibro et le logiciel de gestion de bibliothèque Koha pour sa bibliothèque.

Fri, 2018-05-11 09:31
(May 11, 2018). a bibliothèque municipale de Saint-Rémi peut désormais compter sur l'expertise de l'entreprise inLibro et sur le logiciel de gestion de bibliothèque Koha pour gérer l'ensemble des opérations de la bibliothèque.
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EBSCO Information Services and the American Library Association award seven scholarships for Librarians to Attend the 2018 ALA Annual Conference

Fri, 2018-05-11 09:31
(May 11, 2018). In partnership with the American Library Association (ALA), EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) has awarded seven librarians with $1,000 scholarships to attend the 2018 ALA Annual Conference. Scholarships aim to defray the cost of travel and other expenses, helping librarians to take advantage of the conference's professional development and networking opportunities.
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Steve Yemm appointed CEO of BioData

Thu, 2018-05-10 12:31
(May 10, 2018). Steve Yemm has been BioData's Vice President of Sales for the last two years. During this time the company has successfully transitioned from a business-to-consumer model for purchase by single users, to one that delivers SaaS software solutions for institutions and companies in the life sciences. BioData´s flagship product Labguru is a secure, web-based Electronic Lab Notebook (ELN) which records and manages laboratory data and inventory, helping labs to run more efficiently.
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Rosetta e Alma svolgeranno la funzione di piattaforma per la biblioteca internazionale digitale di cultura europea della fondazione

Wed, 2018-05-09 18:29
(May 9, 2018). Ex Libris ha il piacere di annunciare che la Fondazione Biblioteca Europea di Informazione e Cultura (BEIC) ha scelto la piattaforma di gestione della biblioteca, Ex Libris Alma, e la soluzione di gestione e conservazione degli asset digitali Rosetta per gestire in modo più efficace la propria collezione di risorse digitali. La Fondazione BEIC sostituirà il suo software open-source e procederà alla migrazione dell'attuale installazione della soluzione per il discovery e il delivery Ex Libris Primo verso un'implementazione in cloud.
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Fondazione Biblioteca Europea di Informazione e Cultura to build digital library on Ex Libris Rosetta and Alma Solutions

Wed, 2018-05-09 09:28
(May 9, 2018). Ex Libris announced that the Fondazione Biblioteca Europea di Informazione e Cultura (European library of information and culture, or BEIC) has selected the Ex Libris Alma library services platform and Rosetta digital asset management and preservation solution to more effectively manage the resources of BEIC's digital collections. The BEIC Foundation will be replacing its open source software and migrating its current local installation of the Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution to a cloud-based implementation.
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Public libraries in Norway to add records of collections to WorldCat through the Norwegian Library Center

Wed, 2018-05-09 09:28
(May 9, 2018). The Norwegian Library Center (Biblioteksentralen SA) is working with OCLC to enable public libraries in Norway to load records of their collections into WorldCat, the world's most comprehensive database of information about library collections, increasing the visibility of these collections around the world.
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LYRASIS announces Sheila Rabun as ORCID US Community Specialist

Wed, 2018-05-09 09:28
(May 9, 2018). LYRASIS, one of the nation's largest non-profit membership organizations serving archives, libraries and museums, is pleased to announce that Sheila Rabun has been hired as the United States Community Specialist for ORCID. ORCID is an international nonprofit organization committed to connecting scholars and scholarly authors to their publications through the use of a unique identifier and registration, overcoming the boundaries of disciplines, nations and time.
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Connect with Soutron Global at SLA 2018; Learn about Cost-Effective ILS, Archive and KM Solutions to Increase Your Value and Efficiency

Tue, 2018-05-08 09:25
(May 8, 2018). International library transformation company Soutron Global announces its attendance at the 2018 SLA Annual Conference and Information Expo held in Baltimore, MD. The Special Libraries Association annual conference is one of the leading events for information professionals and industry leaders.
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EBSCO Information Services announces four winners for the second round of the EBSCO FOLIO Innovation Challenge

Tue, 2018-05-08 09:25
(May 7, 2018). EBSCO Information Service is providing grants to four academic libraries as part of the EBSCO FOLIO Innovation Challenge. The grant program is awarding up to $100,000 in grants to libraries to develop innovative technology solutions that address the challenges academic libraries face. The second round's winning proposals came from the University of Alabama, the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign, the Johns Hopkins University and Lehigh University.
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Explore Lucidea's Unified ILS and KM Solutions, SydneyEnterprise, GeniePlus and Inmagic Presto at BCLA 2018

Mon, 2018-05-07 12:25
(May 7, 2018). Vancouver, British Columbia. Lucidea, provider of leading innovative ILS and KM solutions, SydneyEnterprise, GeniePlus and Inmagic Presto, will attend this year's BCLA Conference in Richmond, BC, May 9th through 10th.
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Serpentine Jarrahdale, Northern Beaches, Gosnells, and Kwinana councils partner with Civica to transform library service delivery

Fri, 2018-05-04 12:21
(May 4, 2018). Civica announced four new partnerships with Australian libraries. Civica currently supports over 2,000 library installations worldwide. The Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale, City of Gosnells, and the City of Kwinana from Western Australia, as well as the Northern Beaches Council from New South Wales have chosen Spydus to optimise workflows and back-end operations while improving library service delivery and customer experience.
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