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May 21, 2015

(Auto-Graphics, Inc.) Auto-Graphic announced that SHAREit has been integrated with OCLC's WorldShare Management Services ILS for their statewide and provincial customers. The new WMS module allows SHAREit to fully interact with OCLC WMS ILS systems in the same manner as any standard ILS using Z39.50. The WMS integration provides bibliographic data discovery, item level detail including availability, and related circulation status.

(PTFS) At the 2015 Computers in Libraries conference, LibLime, a Division of PTFS met with 25 of the library world’s thought leaders to hear their opinions on how vendors can better serve the library profession. The discussion was robust; exciting customer focused ideas were exchanged.

(ByWater Solutions) ByWater Solutions announced that the Perry County Libraries in Pennsylvania is now live with their installation of the Koha open source ILS. ByWater Solutions has completed the migration for the Perry County Libraries and will be providing ongoing Koha Support for them.

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that the Alma resource management solution and the Primo discovery and delivery solution are live at the Natural History Museum in London. Alma allows museum staff to manage all of the Library’s scholarly resources and media types in a unified system, while Primo enables users to search all resource types from a single user-interface, and receive a single, relevance-ranked result list.

May 19, 2015

(EBSCO Information Services) Archimed, a leading software and library solution vendor in the EU, has established a partnership with EBSCO Information Services to enrich the content searchable with Syracuse, its newly-released unified information system portal for libraries.

May 18, 2015

(EBSCO Information Services) Claremont Lincoln University, in Southern California, has opted for EBSCO eBooks from EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) to provide students with the perfect collection of subject-specific titles for their research needs. The university selected EBSCO’s eBook Business Collection which is offered on an annual subscription basis with unlimited simultaneous user access.

(Innovative Interfaces, Inc.) Innovative announced that Middlesex County Library in Ontario, Canada has selected the Sierra Library Services Platform and will migrate from a Symphony system provided by SirsiDynix. MCL has just over 200,000 items in its collection and covers a geographic area of over 1,000 square miles.

May 14, 2015

(EBSCO Information Services) Data Management PA e EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) sono lieti di annunciare una nuova partnership volta a fornire ed ampliare i servizi utilizzati dai reciproci clienti. Questa partnership consentirà ai clienti di EBSCO Discovery Services e di Data Management PA di migliorare l'accesso ai contenuti di loro maggiore interesse e di rendere l'esperienza del discovery ancora più completa e soddisfacente.

(ByWater Solutions) ByWater Solutions announced that the Library at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Ontario, Canada is now live with their installation of the Koha open source ILS.

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services and ILS vendor, Data Management PA, announce a new partnership to provide expanded services to mutual customers. The partnership will enable mutual customers of EBSCO Discovery Services and Data Management PA to access content that is important to them while customizing the discovery experience to their needs. Data Management PA develops and sells ILS Sebina and Web2.0 OPAC SebinaYOU. Based in Italy, Data Management PA is a national brand leader for all types of libraries and is active in France in collaboration with Décalog, a leading French software house for public libraries.

May 13, 2015

(OCLC) Winthrop University, a public, comprehensive college in Rock Hill, South Carolina, has selected OCLC WorldShare Management Services as its library management system.

May 11, 2015

(EBSCO Information Services) A.T. Still University of the Health Sciences has chosen EDS Discovery Health from EBSCO Information Services. The home of the first osteopathic school in the world and a leading health sciences university with campuses in Arizona and Missouri, ATSU chose EDS to provide one-click access to all the resources in the medical library and provide current and relevant results.

May 7, 2015

(ProQuest) The University of Waikato joins the growing community of libraries around the world using Intota. The University of Waikato will immediately install Intota v1 which complements print-centric systems and plans to begin using Intota v2 upon its release.

(Evergreen Project) The Evergreen open-source software community announces the release of version 2.8 of the Evergreen software.

(Civica) Civica announced that Hornsby Shire Council in New South Wales has chosen the Spydus10 web based integrated library management system, to be hosted in Civica’s Sydney data centre. Spydus10, released this month, is Civica’s complete web based system comprising library management, discovery, digital asset management and archival functionality. In addition to the Spydus10 core system, Hornsby Shire Council has chosen Civica’s new Event Management solution to integrate with Spydus10.

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