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February 23, 2015

Innovative and EBSCO Information Services extend strategic partnership. Innovative Interfaces, Inc.

Inovative and EBSCO Information Services have extended their strategic partnership to incorporate all platforms in the expanded Innovative product portfolio, including Polaris ILS, Vital, and Virtua. The partnership activities between the two companies for Innovative's Sierra Services Platform and Encore Duet will continue.

January 27, 2015

Ex Libris and HARRASSOWITZ collaborate to streamline library operations. Ex Libris

Ex Libris has entered into a collaborative partnership with HARRASSOWITZ, a leading provider of book and subscription services for academic libraries specializing in the distribution of scholarly books, periodicals, e-resources, and music scores. The collaboration will provide library staff with a new, streamlined acquisition process compatible with both Ex Libris Alma and the HARRASSOWITZ acquisitions systems. In addition, the collaboration will enable libraries to reduce costs associated with acquisitions and to avoid unnecessary spending.

University of Arizona selects Ex Libris Rosetta. Ex Libris

Ex Libris announced that the University of Arizona has adopted the Rosetta digital management and preservation solution as a key component of its repository services. Designed to expose the University’s rich digital collections for the benefit of diverse audiences, the project will better enable the University of Arizona to provide sustained access to scholarly digital content and research to both university members and the broader academic community.

Law Libraries at the University of Colorado and University of Georgia choose Boopsie to develop custom mobile solutions. Boopsie

Boopsie, Inc., the leading mobile platform-as-a-service provider for libraries worldwide, continues to expand its footprint in the legal industry with the addition of two new customers and a partnership with NELLCO, a leading consortium of law libraries. The University of Colorado School of Law and the University of Georgia School of Law–both NELLCO members–join Boopsie’s growing roster of law libraries, law firms and law schools working with Boopsie to extend library services through mobile apps.

ProQuest, University of Michigan Library and Bodleian Libraries provide 25,000 early modern books as open access text. ProQuest

The full text of more than 25,000 titles from the acclaimed ProQuest resource Early English Books Online (EEBO) are now openly available on the websites of the University of Michigan Library and the Bodleian Libraries at the University of Oxford. The new open access titles are the result of work of the Text Creation Partnership, a longstanding effort to transcribe early modern print books, creating standardized, accurate XML/SGML encoded electronic text editions. Through funding from ProQuest, Jisc and a collective of libraries, these text files are jointly owned by more than 150 libraries worldwide, creating a significant database of foundational scholarship.

January 26, 2015

Ex Libris Alma and Primo are the solutions of Choice for Loyola University Chicago. Ex Libris

Ex Libris announced Loyola University Chicago has selected Ex Libris Alma for resource management and Ex Libris Primo for resource discovery and delivery. Loyola University is migrating from a number of legacy systems including the Ex Libris Voyager integrated library system.

SirsiDynix to speak about BLUEcloud Campus, EDS integration at ALA Midwinter 2015. SirsiDynix

SirsiDynix has scheduled five BLUEcloud Campus presentations for ALA Midwinter 2015, where Rick Branham, SirsiDynix VP of Global Accounts & Academic Initiatives, and Carla Clark, BLUEcloud Campus Product Manager, will shed valuable light on the library service platform’s progress, including integration with EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS). The presentations will take place from Saturday, Jan. 31 to Monday, Feb. 2 and will last approximately one hour each.

LYRASIS to become exclusive North American membership partner for Open Library of Humanities. Lyrasis

LYRASIS is pleased to announce that it has entered into a partnership to become the exclusive membership and administrative agent for the Open Library of Humanities in North America. With a strong history of productive partnerships in the open access field, including Knowledge Unlatched, Reveal Digital, and SCOAP3, LYRASIS is at the forefront of the rapidly changing scholarly communications landscape.

Zepheira launches Linked Data Readiness Assessment product for libraries. Zepheira

Zepheira, the industry leader in the creation of linked data vocabularies for addressing the Web visibility of library and memory organizations, is launching a new Linked Data Readiness Assessment (RA) Product. RA allows libraries and memory organizations to determine the state of their current collections, systems, and staffing to determine what should be done to make them more visible to their communities – patrons or customers of the library who access information via Web search engines or students and faculty who access information via internal environments such as on-campus systems.

January 25, 2015

Ex Libris Alma and Primo selected by Creighton University in Nebraska. Ex Libris

Ex Libris announced that Creighton University has selected the Ex Libris Alma library management service and the Primo discovery and delivery solution to provide unified resource management and discovery. This integrated cloud-based platform will replace several systems, including SirsiDynix Symphony and ProQuest Summon.

January 23, 2015

LYRASIS Announces Candidates for Open Board of Trustee Positions. Lyrasis

The LYRASIS Board of Trustees Nominating Committee is pleased to announce the slate of candidates for open positions on the LYRASIS Board. Elected candidates will serve three-year terms, beginning July 1, 2015 and ending June 30, 2018. The election will be held in April and is open to all designated LYRASIS member voting representatives, who will receive an email with a link to the ballot.

January 22, 2015

Spanish Peaks Library District goes live on the CLiC AspenCat LibLime union catalog. LibLime

The Spanish Peaks Library District has now joined the AspenCat LibLime union catalog for all collection and patron management services. With the addition of the Julesburg Library, CLiC AspenCat union catalog now has over 630,000 bibliographic records and over one million items.

Orbis Cascade Alliance and Ex Libris Complete Implementation of a Shared Resource Management and Discovery System. Ex Libris

The Orbis Cascade Alliance, a consortium of 37 North American academic institutions known for innovative collaboration, and Ex Libris announce completion of a two-year effort to migrate Alliance members to a shared, next-generation library management and discovery solution. Alliance member libraries have migrated from 37 locally hosted systems comprised of four discovery and three ILS platforms to shared use of the cloud-based Alma unified resource management solution and Primo discovery solution. Working in partnership, the Alliance and Ex Libris each played critical roles in managing the complex migration of four cohorts comprised of 6-11 libraries, each cohort migrating over a six-month period. Beyond migration, the Alliance and Ex Libris worked in partnership to create a new resource sharing solution and to develop consortial functionality that will allow Alliance member libraries to build on their 20-year history of shared work.

Shanghai Library Increases the Value of their Collections with Chinese Newspapers Collection. ProQuest

Shanghai Library has added ProQuest Historical Newspapers - Chinese Newspapers Collection to enhance their library offerings. Providing access to these twelve sources, which cover more than a century of content, the Chinese Newspapers Collection will complement their other resources through a digital environment that enables precision search and creative exploration, to simplify the research experience for the patrons of Shanghai Library.

Washington D.C. K-12 School District Selects Follett’s Aspen Student Information System. Follett Software Company

District of Columbia Public Schools has selected Follett and its Aspen solution. Follett’s Aspen SIS will help the 47,000-student district capture, report, manage and analyze its student data, support enrollment, scheduling and behavior, and help track student attendance and prevent truancy. Comprised of 111 elementary and secondary schools and learning centers located in Washington, D.C., DCPS introduced Aspen into its elementary schools this year and plans to implement the solution districtwide this summer.

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