July 25, 2014

Baker and Taylor adds site scoping functionality to Axis 360 Digital Service. Baker and Taylor

Baker and Taylor, the premier worldwide distributor of digital and print books and entertainment products, announced that it has developed a new function for its Axis 360 digital media service giving libraries using a shared collection the power to filter out content they wish to exclude from their Axis 360 platform.

LookUp Precision’s Latest Release – Three (Free) Exciting Developments. Lucidea

Lucidea announces the upcoming release of its powerful digital resource cost management and recovery system, LookUp Precision. This release includes three developments requested by users: a new app for iPad and iPhone, support for Chrome, and a self-service password management feature.

July 23, 2014

John C. Fremont Library District goes live on CLiC AspenCat LibLime Union Catalog. LibLime

The John C. Fremont Library District, located in Florence, CO, is now live on the AspenCat LibLime Koha union catalog for all collection and patron management services. The CLiC AspenCat union catalog now has over 869,000 items with over 50 libraries participating. JCFLD Library staff worked with LibLime Project Management to successfully transfer bibliographic, item, and patron data to the LibLime Koha application.

July 22, 2014

Upper Hudson Library System (NY) selects the Sierra Library Services Platform. Innovative Interfaces, Inc.

Innovative announced that Upper Hudson Library System has selected the Sierra Library Services Platform. UHLS is a cooperative consortium of the 29 public libraries serving the 450,000 residents of Albany and Rensselaer Counties. The combined collections accessible through the UHLS shared catalog feature over 1.5 million items and include more than 30,000 digital items.

Drew Bordas named Vice President of Management and Customer Operations at OCLC. OCLC

Drew Bordas has been named Vice President of Management and Customer Operations at OCLC. He will be responsible for OCLC’s Customer Support, Project Management, Implementation Programs and Corporate Quality Assurance functions.

Full-Service law firm Bishop and McKenzie LLP selects Soutron for Library Management . Soutron Global

Soutron Global announced that Bishop and McKenzie LLP, a client-focused, full-service law firm has selected Soutron as their global library management solution. Bishop and McKenzie is headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, and houses a diverse collection spanning over 100 years worth of legal resources.

July 21, 2014

Kent County Public Library live on Sequoia. Equinox Software

Kent County Public Library has become the first library system to move to Equinox’s new Sequoia service platform. Equinox has hosted Kent for six years, making them the natural choice for Sequoia’s maiden voyage. Kent County Public Library is composed of 3 locations serving 14,000 patrons with 50,000 items.

Open University of Cyprus switches to EBSCO Discovery Service. EBSCO Information Services

After trying two other discovery solutions, Open University of Cyprus has made the switch to EBSCO Discovery Service, the discovery solution from EBSCO Information Services. EBSCO was able to deliver the service and support the university was looking for as well as provide unique customization options and a fully integrated solution.

Ex Libris Rosetta reaches a landmark with the release of Version 4. Ex Libris

Ex Libris announced the release of version 4.0 of the Rosetta digital asset management and preservation solution. This major new release streamlines the management of preservation roles and enhances the communication between Rosetta and discovery systems, enabling users to easily discover collections that are preserved in Rosetta.

July 18, 2014

Anet and OCLC sign first WorldCat group agreement in Belgium. OCLC

Anet, a consortium of 20 Belgian academic and special libraries, including the University of Antwerp and the City of Antwerp Heritage Library, has signed an agreement with OCLC to add some 2 million records to WorldCat.

July 17, 2014

ByWater Solutions welcomes Carmen Hernandez as Koha ILS Trainer. ByWater Solutions

ByWater Solutions welcomed Carmen Hernandez as our new Koha ILS Trainer. Carmen will join the ByWater team in training our newest partners on how to use their Koha Open Source ILS systems.

DynaMed joins with Guideline International Network to improve the quality of healthcare. EBSCO Information Services

DynaMed from EBSCO Health is collaborating with the Guidelines International Network (G-I-N) to promote the development and dissemination of evidence-based guidelines in order to improve the quality of healthcare. The evidence-based clinical decision support tool DynaMed aims to provide the most useful information to health care professionals at the point of care while G-I-N promotes the creation of high quality clinical practice guidelines that foster safe and effective patient care.

Center Consolidated Schools goes live on CLiC AspenCat LibLime union catalog. LibLime

Center Consolidated Schools, located in Center, CO, is now live on the AspenCat LibLime Koha union catalog for all collection and patron management services. With the accumulation of Center Consolidated Schools, the CLiC AspenCat union catalog now has over 464,997 bibliographic records and 869,343 items. Center Consolidated Schools staff has worked with LibLime Project Management to successfully transfer bibliographic, item, and patron data to the LibLime Koha application.

July 16, 2014

YBP Library Services Selected as Primary Book Supplier for the University of Toronto Libraries. Baker and Taylor

YBP Library Services, the academic division of Baker and Taylor, is proud to announce that the University of Toronto Libraries has selected YBP as its primary supplier of academic titles published in the United States and United Kingdom.

New Encore 4.4 Release expands content and community integration. Innovative Interfaces, Inc.

Innovative announced that Encore 4.4 is now in general release, and includes integration of eBooks supplied by OverDrive, ChiliFresh ratings and reviews, new EBSCO Discovery Service integration features for Encore Duet, and new customization of the user experience. Encore is the premier discovery solution for both academic and public libraries, offering single search functionality for the entire collection in real time.

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