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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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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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Equinox adds Cherokee County Public Library to the SC Lends consortium

Fri, 2017-12-01 17:15
(December 1, 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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Lisa G. Rosenblum selected as New King County Library System Director

Fri, 2017-12-01 17:15
(December 1, 2017). The King County Library System (KCLS) Board of Trustees has selected Lisa G. Rosenblum as the KCLS Library Director following a comprehensive nationwide search.
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The View from the Top: AI, Autonomous Cars, and Libraries

Fri, 2017-12-01 17:15
(December 1, 2017). The RMG's Annual Presidents' Seminar will be held at the ALA Midwinter Conference, in Denver, CO on Friday February 9, 2018, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 pm, with discussion surrounding the topic of AI, Autonomous Cars, and Libraries.
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Sarasota County opens new Shannon Staub Public/Academic Library with Tech Logic AMH and RFID Workflow Tools

Fri, 2017-12-01 17:15
(December 1, 2017). In partnership with Sarasota County Public Library, Tech Logic completed the installation of a nine-bin Automated Materials Handling system at the new Shannon Staub Public Library located on the campus of Suncoast Technical College in North Port, Fl. The library selected a Tech Logic UltraSort AMH featuring both internal and external drive-up "throw and go" book drops, ergonomic SmartBins™, and built-in fire suppression as well as a complete suite of RFID workflow tools and CircIT self-checkout stations.
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VitalSource acquires Intrepid Learning

Fri, 2017-12-01 14:15
(December 1, 2017). VitalSource, the leading platform for institutions, campus stores, publishers, and companies to create and deliver educational and training content, has acquired the assets of Seattle-based corporate learning-technology leader, Intrepid Learning.
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Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library selects Patron Point

Fri, 2017-12-01 11:14
(December 1, 2017). New marketing technology enhances library's efforts to tell its story to new users.Dublin, OH - November 30, 2017 - Third Chapter Partners announced today that the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library, Topeka, KS, has selected its library marketing service, Patron Point, to better inform its users.
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Chalmers University of Technology named first FOLIO Beta Partner for EBSCO Information Services

Thu, 2017-11-30 08:13
(November 30, 2017). EBSCO Information Services is teaming up with Chalmers University of Technology to serve as the first FOLIO beta partner. As a touchstone for the global academic library community, Chalmers Library will prove out FOLIO's ability to satisfy traditional resource management requirements while allowing for extensibility into new services based on a vibrant new technology ecosystem for libraries.
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Loyola Law School Joins the LOUIS Consortium and SirsiDynix Family

Thu, 2017-11-30 08:13
(November 30, 2017). SirsiDynix and the LOUIS consortium are excited to announce the addition of Loyola Law School to the SD family. Previously an Innovative customer, Loyola Law School will be migrating to SirsiDynix Symphony, joining with the rest of the Loyola University New Orleans Campus into the LOUIS consortium. This brings LOUIS to a total of 36 Louisiana colleges and universities that are part of the Symphony ILS initiative.
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HSBC: Preserving 150 years of corporate brand identity

Thu, 2017-11-30 08:13
(November 30, 2017). HSBC has partnered with Preservica to protect and future-proof digital assets of unique strategic and brand importance.
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NC Cardinal selects MOBIUS for Evergreen ILS Managed Services

Tue, 2017-11-28 17:11
(November 28, 2017). The MOBIUS Consortium announced that NC Cardinal, a growing consortium of over 30 member library systems in the state of North Carolina has selected its MOBIUS Open Source Solutions (MOSS) to provide hosting and managed services to support its Evergreen Open Source ILS implementation.
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Drexel University chooses cloud-based Ex Libris Alma Library Services Platform

Tue, 2017-11-28 11:11
(November 28, 2017). Ex Libris announced that Drexel University has selected the Ex Libris Alma® library services platform to integrate with the university's Summon discovery and delivery service. The Alma-Summon combination will improve the discovery of and access to scholarly resources needed for learning, teaching, and research. As a single system, Alma will streamline procedures for managing the Libraries' acquired and licensed electronic and print resources, help the Libraries raise staff productivity significantly, improve workflows, and eliminate data silos. The Alma platform replaces the Innovative Interfaces Millennium integrated library system, which Drexel has used since 1998.
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TLC introduces Library.Solution 5.0

Tue, 2017-11-28 08:11
(November 28, 2017). The Library Corporation announced the release of Library.Solution v5.0 which introduces LS2 Cataloging, the new web-based cataloging module. TLC designed LS2 Cataloging from the ground up to enable quality, efficient, accurate cataloging by library staff across a wide range of experience levels with cataloging standards and techniques.
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