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May 23, 2013
OCLC is working with 13 libraries on three continents to beta test OCLC WorldShare Metadata Record Manager, which offers new record management functionality that enhances a library’s ability to catalog its collections, including electronic, digital and physical materials.
Talis announced that Bangor University has become the latest university to select Talis Aspire.
Softlink will exhibit its leading cloud knowledge, content and library management solutions at the Special Libraries Association (SLA) Annual Conference on 9-12 June 2013, the company announced.
May 22, 2013
Con motivo del 25 aniversario de Baratz hemos creado un nuevo portal comunitario: Comunidad Baratz http://www.comunidadbaratz.com/. Aquí os informaremos puntualmente de nuestra actividad y las noticias relacionadas con nuestros proyectos, así como de noticias que creemos pueden ser de vuestro interés. Un espacio de difusión de noticias y temas de actualidad de Baratz enfocadas en el sector de la Información, la Documentación, el Conocimiento y el Desarrollo.
Softlink shows support for school library initiative to help to keep kids safe online. Softlink International
Softlink furthered its support of the 13 Project – releasing an Australian School Library, Cybersafety Survey, and calling for teacher librarians to have their say about their role in supporting students.
Vital Source Technologies, Inc., an Ingram Content Group company, today announced that Globe University, a comprehensive system of career colleges, universities and training centers that includes Broadview University and Minnesota School of Business, has selected its VitalSource Bookshelf® platform to launch e-learning solutions to educators and students throughout the Globe University system.
OCLC’s WebJunction celebrates 10 years as an online learning community for library staff. On May 12, 2003, a celebration at the U.S. Library of Congress marked the launch of WebJunction.org, a new online community dedicated to sharing the knowledge and resources necessary for libraries to successfully provide public access to information.
EBSCO Publishing and EBSCO Information Services merge. EBSCO Publishing
EBSCO Industries, Inc. announces the EBSCO Information Services and EBSCO Publishing businesses will merge on July 1, 2013 and will operate as a single business under the name EBSCO Information Services. Tim Collins, a 26-year EBSCO veteran and previously President of EBSCO Publishing, will serve as President of the combined entity.
Capita launched a cloud-based web application, Soprano, that allows both public and academic library staff to access Capita’s library management system (LMS) from any location at any time of the day. As part of the ongoing commitment to ensuring that the LMS meets the requirements of all libraries, Capita developed and tested Soprano with public and academic libraries and in response to their requirements – including University of Sussex, Leeds City Council and University of South Wales. With benefits for both librarians and library users in mind, the application assists librarians to swiftly complete their day-to-day tasks anywhere using their mobile devices, delivering a faster and increasingly efficient service for library users.
May 21, 2013
Internet Archive to bring TV news footage to the public. Internet Archive
The Internet Archive, one of the world’s largest public digital libraries, will expand its research library to make readily available hundreds of thousands of U.S. television news programs, with $1 million in support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
SirsiDynix released version 4.3 of Enterprise and Portfolio, its premium tools for patron discovery and digital asset management. Version 4.3 brings 24 new features and enhancements to Enterprise and Portfolio, including eResource Central integration, EBSCO Discovery Service integration, and search speed improvements.
Ex Libris announced that the Zentral- und Hochschulbibliothek Luzern has adopted the Primo discovery and delivery solution. Both Primo and the library’s Aleph integrated library system will be provided through the Ex Libris cloud environment. As the principal library for the universities in Luzern, Switzerland, ZHB Luzern required a discovery and delivery solution that would facilitate searching the multiple resources of these institutions.
May 20, 2013
EOS adds 8 new clients in April 2013. EOS International
EOS International, a leader in cloud computing library automation software, added 8 new clients in April 2013, hitting 30 new clients year-to-date. EOS.Web meets the complex needs of the library patrons and management. EOS continues to expand its products and services in several key markets. Among those added were: Cogswell College, Pillsbury Winthrop LLP, Akerman Senterfitt LLP, and many more.
May 19, 2013
Koha 3.12.0 released. koha-community.org
Koha development team announced the release of Koha 3.12.0, the latest stable release of the Koha open source integrated library system.
May 17, 2013
Adding to its growing list of global distributors, Bibliotheca announced its partnership with Ecole Solutions, India’s leading supplier of teaching and learning technology solutions to higher education institutions, in an effort to provide RFID technology solutions to libraries across India.
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