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September 21, 2017

(New Jersey State Library) New Jersey State Librarian Mary Chute announced today that Kathleen Moeller-Peiffer will rejoin the New Jersey State Library as the new Deputy State Librarian for Library Support Services. Reporting to the State Librarian, the Deputy State Librarian for Library Support Services oversees the interpretation of library law for New Jersey's libraries and supervises statistical processes. The Library Support Services unit also manages the State Library's grant programs, which includes the per capita state aid program and the federal Library Services and Technology Act, for which Ms. Moller-Peiffer will serve as the LSTA Coordinator.

(Voyager Sopris Learning) Voyager Sopris Learning today announced Alisa Dorman, with more than 20 years of experience in education, has been hired as its new Vice President of Research and Product Effectiveness. Dorman joins Voyager Sopris Learning from the Office of Literacy for the Colorado Department of Education, where, for the past three years, she was Executive Director and led the state’s early reading initiative.

September 19, 2017

(Follett) Bernards Township School District in Basking Ridge, N.J., capped an extensive two-year search by selecting Follett’s Aspen for its new student information system. The PreK-12 district implemented Aspen in time for the beginning of the 2017-18 school year.

(The Library Corporation) The Library Corporation announced that the William F. Laman Public Library has chosen the Library.Solution integrated library system to deliver premier library management software and services for its patrons and staff. Laman Public Library will go live with Library.Solution on September 20, 2017.

(Ex Libris) Prosegue a livello globale la forte tendenza verso l'adozione di Alma, che diventa la piattaforma bibliotecaria con la più rapida crescita al mondo. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, ha il piacere di annunciare che Ex Libris Alma, la soluzione in cloud per la gestione delle risorse della biblioteca, è ora il sistema preferito da un migliaio di clienti. La millesima istituzione che ha optato per Alma è l'Università Carnegie Mellon che, come le altre 999 istituzioni, potrà beneficiare dei flussi di lavoro ottimizzati offerti dalla soluzione SaaS per la gestione unificata delle risorse.

(ProQuest) Treasure State Academic Information and Library Services, a consortium of 24 colleges and universities throughout Montana, has chosen ProQuest Academic Complete and College Complete ebook collection subscriptions to provide high-quality content and a powerful, intuitive user experience to its thousands of students, faculty and researchers.

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that the Bibliothèque Interuniversitaire de Montpellier (BIU, or Interuniversity Library of Montpellier) has chosen the Ex Libris Alma library services platform and the Primo discovery and delivery solution to optimize library management and discovery. Alma and Primo will replace the Aleph integrated library system.

September 16, 2017

(Institute of Museum and Library Services) The Institute of Museum and Library Services released two key information products: the latest data from its annual Public Libraries Survey and a new report on the previous year’s data. The Public Libraries Survey examines key indicators of public library use, financial health, staffing, and resources. Explore the FY 2015 data and the FY 2014 report.

September 15, 2017

(Yewno) New insights gained through the use of Unearth will fuel internal collaborative strategic discussions to direct the editorial development of crucial peacebuilding reports. USIP has updated its suite of analytic tools. In addition to gaining an increased understanding of user behavior through the use of a variety of standard and nonstandard analytics, USIP has chosen to use Yewno Unearth to explore and understand the content of its publications on a deeper level.

(Innovative Interfaces, Inc.) Innovative Interfaces launched the newest release of the Sierra integrated library system with new options to improve processes at the library. Sierra Release 3.2 includes three new API endpoints and integration for PCI-compliant credit card payments at Express Lane self-service stations. Sierra is a powerful, modern integrated library system (ILS) that combines complete functionality with the power and scale of an open services platform.

September 14, 2017

(Follett) Follett announced its popular Rewards program is returning, allowing customers to accrue points on purchases and redeem them for valuable products. Customers will earn points on all textbook, consumable and buyback transactions, including any qualifying purchases made on or after April 1.

(Ingram Content Group) Ingram announced associate promotions and new associates to the group. Matthew Dickie has joined the Ingram Publisher Services international sales team as a new European Sales Manager. Philippa Malicka has been promoted from Key Account Sales Manager to Business Development Manager for Lightning Source UK Ltd. Nick Singh has been promoted from Account Representative to Key Account Sales Manager for Lightning Source’s IngramSpark in the UK. Tyler Montgomery has been promoted from Inside Sales Representative to Content Manager for Ingram Book Group LLC.

(Innovative Interfaces, Inc.) Innovative Interface announced the DeKalb County Public Library in Decatur, GA selected the Polaris Web Application to support 22 branches across the county.

(HTC Global Services) HTC Global Services, Inc. introduced SoteriaAMS, a new asset management solution for high-capacity library storage facilities that enables real-time cloud-based management to increase staff productivity and patron satisfaction.

September 13, 2017

(Demco) Demco Software today highlighted the far-reaching capabilities of DiscoverLocal, its latest innovation that gives libraries priority in local search results. Launched in June 2017, the new product is the first truly comprehensive discoverability tool that promotes libraries’ events and resources on the open web without requiring a library name to be mentioned in the search query.

(Follett) In the wake of the considerable damage suffered by Texas K-12 school libraries and archives from Hurricane Harvey, Follett has established a donation program with a preliminary goal of $15,00

September 12, 2017

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that the Ex Libris Alma cloud-based library services platform is now the system of choice for one thousand customers. The thousandth institution to select Alma is Carnegie Mellon University, which, like the 999 other Alma institutions, will benefit from the streamlined workflows of a unified SaaS resource management solution. Alma will be replacing the SirsiDynix Symphony integrated library system.

(PTFS) Progressive Technology Federal Systems announced that it received a contract award from Utah Department of Transportation for its flagship Knowvation GS Geospatial Content Management Systems.

September 11, 2017

(Preservica) Gibraltar National Archives announced a partnership with Preservica to preserve and protect its extensive collection of historic digital records, following yesterday’s National Gibraltar Day, which in 2017 marked the 50th anniversary of Gibraltar’s sovereignty referendum. Using Preservica’s active digital preservation software and collaborative working approach, GNA’s historic records are now safely stored and accessible for generations to come.

(Springer) Peer reviewers are enabling people in developing countries to access safe drinking water as the result of a collaboration between Springer’s journal Environmental Earth Sciences and the non-profit humanitarian organization “Filter of Hope”. Since the start of the initiative at the beginning of 2017, almost 600 water filters have been distributed in Liberia, Nicaragua, Haiti, Honduras, Russia, Cuba and India. This scheme is the first of its kind to acknowledge the fundamental contribution of peer reviewers in the scientific publishing industry through a non-profit partnership.

September 8, 2017

(The Library Corporation) The Library Corporation announced that Justin Duewel-Zahniser has joined the leadership team as Chief Technology Officer, based out of global headquarters in Inwood, W.Va. In this role, Justin will lead TLC in continuing to expand the company's Integrated Library System, Library.Solution.

(Bibliotheca) bibliotheca hosted the Diversity Wall installation at this year’s American Library Association Annual Conference in Chicago in June. Visitors to the wall were encouraged to sign their name to a brightly colored brick indicating their support for diversity in our nation’s libraries. For each brick signed, bibliotheca donated five dollars to the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Round Table of the American Library Association.

September 7, 2017

(OCLC) Just eight months after its introduction, 100 libraries are now using Tipasa, the first cloud-based interlibrary loan management system that automates routine borrowing and lending functions for individual libraries.

(Ingram Content Group) As Houston begins to rebuild after Hurricane Harvey, Ingram Content Group is committed to helping booksellers and libraries. Ingram is aiding Houston booksellers and libraries through a donation to the Book Industry Charitable Foundation and to the Texas Library Association’s Harvey Disaster Relief for impacted libraries. In addition, Ingram’s retail division will be postponing invoices for their clients. Independent bookstores and Christian retail stores impacted by Harvey may contact their Ingram rep to learn more about the invoice assistance.

(EBSCO Information Services) The Association of Research Libraries has entered into a partnership with EBSCO Information Services in support of internships for ARL’s flagship diversity recruitment program, the Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce. Practical field experience is uniformly seen as one of the most valuable components of ARL’s other diversity recruitment programs and is an absolute necessity for graduates attempting to enter a competitive job market.

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September 6, 2017

(Ingram Content Group) Ingram Publisher Services LLC, an operating company of Ingram Content Group, announces a new name for the Perseus Distribution brand: Two Rivers Distribution. This rebranding helps separate the distribution business from the publishing entity that is now with Hachette. This change will not impact operations or client services.

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that the National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences (KUAS) has become the first university in Taiwan to choose the Ex Libris Alma® library services platform. Alma and the Ex Libris Primo® discovery and delivery solution will be replacing a number of the library’s current systems, including an integrated library system, electronic resource management system, and discovery system.

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Industries announced that Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer David Walker has been promoted to to Chief Executive Officer. Walker succeeded Tim Collins, who will remain with the company as President of EBSCO Information Services. Collins assumed the role in July 2014.

(RedLink) RedLink and ORCID announced an integration that will provide seamless pre-population of profiles in Remarq when users sign into Remarq with their ORCID credentials.

September 5, 2017

(ProQuest) Researchers in film studies can now easily access the essential titles they need for insight into world cinema from the 1990s to today thanks to an alliance between Alexander Street, a ProQuest company, and Sony Pictures Classics. More than 300 classic films are available for streaming at colleges and universities throughout the U.S., including documentaries and award-winning films from filmmakers like Wim Wenders, Ang Lee, Jeff Nichols, Mike Leigh, Asghar Farhadi, Roman Polanski, Michael Haneke, Jim Jarmusch, David Cronenberg, Errol Morris, Ingmar Bergman, Pedro Almodovar, and others.

September 2, 2017

(EBSCO Industries) NAPCO, a leading specialty packaging provider, founded in 1977, announced today it has agreed to acquire the assets of Vulcan Information Packaging (including, a division of EBSCO Industries. Vulcan (VIP) will operate as an independent subsidiary of NAPCO under their current leadership team in their current facility in Vincent, AL.

August 31, 2017

(The Library Corporation) The Library Corporation announced that Ysleta Independent School District has chosen the Library.Solution for Schools integrated library system to deliver premier library management software and services for its students and educators.

(Ingram Content Group) VitalSource Technologies announced the hire of R. Todd Smith as its Manager of Campus Store Partnerships. In this role, Smith will oversee the company’s relationships with independent college retailers and bookstore trade groups.

(Yewno) Yewno announced today further expansion of the Yewno Discover content set with the addition of content from Project MUSE, Annual Reviews and IOP Publishing.

August 30, 2017

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that the Université Fédérale Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées has chosen the Ex Libris Alma library services platform and Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution to manage and expose its expanding collections. The Ex Libris solutions will replace the SirsiDynix Horizon integrated library system, in use since 1995.

(British Library) The British Library is to lead an 18-month scoping project to establish the demand for and possible shape of a ‘single digital presence’ for UK public libraries. Funded by Arts Council England and the Carnegie UK Trust, the project will investigate user expectations and demand for what a national online platform for public libraries might deliver, and will explore the network of stakeholder groups and organisations best placed to make it a reality. The scoping project will build on the work of the Single Digital Libraries Presence Steering Group, which has developed a range of early ideas on a universal online platform for the UK’s public libraries [see: Building a Single Digital Presence for Public Libraries], and a report on a Single Digital Presence by Bibliocommons. The development of a single digital presence of this kind was one of the key recommendations of William Sieghart’s 2014 Independent Library Report for England.

(Odilo) ODILO, an innovative global leader in the eBook industry, is celebrating the back-to-school season with a collection from their newest publisher, Sesame Workshop, and special eBook sales from Hachette and Macmillan.

August 29, 2017

(Ingram Content Group) Ingram Content Grou announced an executive, internal, re-alignment. The shift will help focus efforts in Ingram’s wholesale business and their growing distribution services. The wholesale purchasing group, led by George Tattersfield, will report to Shawn Everson, Chief Commercial Officer. The Shared Services Sales Team, acquired with the Perseus distribution brands, and led by Jeanne Emanuel, will now roll up to Phil Ollila, Chief Content Officer and the leader of our distribution and services businesses.

(RedLink) RedLink announced the launch of Remarq on the complete collection of 47 journals from nonprofit publisher Annual Reviews. Remarq is a new tool for the publishing community offering annotation, commenting, article sharing, and collaboration, all on the publisher’s site and utilizing the version of record.

(Center for Open Science) Six communities launched preprint services to accelerate dissemination of research. INA-Rxiv, the preprint server of Indonesia; LISSA, an open scholarly platform for library and information science; MindRxiv, a service for research on mind and contemplative practices; NutriXiv, a preprint service for the nutritional sciences; paleorXiv, a digital archive for Paleontology; and SportRxiv, an open archive for sport and exercise-related research.

(The Library Corporation) The Library Corporation is excited to announce the repositioning of veteran sales representative Mike Willis as its new Business Development Manager. Mike has over 13 years of experience with TLC, holding various positions including Support Representative, Chief Instructor, Senior Project Manager, and Sales Representative.

August 28, 2017

(Civica) Since 2007, TAFE Queensland has been using Spydus, an automated web-centric information management solution from Civica Library Solutions for academic, government, public and corporate libraries. Used by more than 2,000 libraries worldwide, Spydus software manages library data including digital collections, community information and historical archives, in addition to traditional bibliographic data.

August 24, 2017

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that the University of Calgary has selected the Ex Libris Alma® library services platform and Primo® discovery and delivery solution. Alma will be replacing the SirsiDynix Symphony® integrated library system.

(Innovative Interfaces, Inc.) Innovative Interfaces launched Innovative Knowledge Base Release 1.2. As requested by Innovative library partners, this release provides the ability for consortia central offices and member libraries to manage electronic resources with shared workflows, and for any library to view coverage data from multiple content providers together in one place.

(Koios) Amigos Library Services announced its addition of library marketing startup, Koios, to its preferred vendor list. Amigos member libraries will receive a discount on Koios products and services that help them show up in local Google search results.

(Equinox) Equinox announced that they have successfully migrated the Tunkhannock Public Library to Evergreen within the PaILS SPARK Consortium.

(Yewno) Yewno announced that Hamish McDonald, a respected library technology expert, has joined the Company as Channel Manager APAC to oversee expansion of the rapidly growing company in its Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, and Hong Kong markets. Yewno will headquarter McDonald and its APAC operations in Auckland, New Zealand.

(ProQuest) Independent World Cinema: Classic and Contemporary Film, a new film collection from Alexander Street, a ProQuest company, provides streaming access to over 400 independent films essential for film studies, media studies and theater students.

(The Library Corporation) The Library Corporation has announced the availability of their latest round of development for the CARL product line with the release of CARL.X v9.5.1, CARL.Connect v1.4.3, CARL.Connect Discovery v3.3, and CARL APIs v1.9.

August 21, 2017

(OCLC) OCLC and the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions are now accepting applications for library professionals to participate in the 2018 Jay Jordan IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development Fellowship Program.

(Crowley Company) Patrick Crowley, vice president of The Crowley Company, announced that IMAGEhost, The Crowley Company’s new microfilm hosting, viewing and sharing platform, is released to market.

August 18, 2017

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that the National Library of Scotland has selected the cloud-based Ex Libris Alma® library services platform and Primo discovery and delivery solution to help the Library better manage its collections, increase the visibility of resources, and handle the ever-growing quantity of electronic resources and print deposits.

August 17, 2017

(Insight Informatics) Insight Informatics is pleased to announce that new Melbourne based college, Global Business College of Australia, is now operating Live with the LIBERO library management software.

(ProQuest) Michael Rai has joined ProQuest as the new General Manager, Corporate Markets, overseeing the ProQuest Dialog and Pi2 products as well as sales of ProQuest content and book solutions to the company's corporate customers.

August 16, 2017

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that the Ex Libris campusM mobile solution and portal has powered the University of Montana’s campus app for a full year, with resounding success.

(Overdrive) OverDrive, a Rakuten Group Company announced that it has earned certification as a B Corporation. OverDrive joins thousands of companies such as Ben & Jerry’s, Patagonia, Etsy and others to lead a global movement of using business for good. This prestigious B Corp honor acknowledges the company’s commitment to creating exceptional positive social and environmental impact.

(EBSCO Information Services) Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 EBSCO Charleston Conference scholarship. Sponsored by EBSCO Information Services, the scholarship grants up to $1,000 for the winner to register for the Charleston Conference, as well as other expenses related to attending the conference.

August 15, 2017

(Lyrasis) Nine months after announcing their vendor partnership to provide LYRASIS member organizations with best prices on production and patron microform and book scanners, The Crowley Company and LYRASIS have enhanced their partnership to include bound volume digitization services.

(University of Oklahoma) The University of Oklahoma Libraries-funded open educational resources initiative, the Alternative Textbook Grant, has saved OU students $1,631,935 in textbook costs to date. Now in its fourth year, the Alternative Textbook Grant was established to reduce students’ textbook costs by supporting OU faculty members in the adoption, modification or creation of Open Educational Resources (OER) – which include teaching, learning and research resources that are free of cost to use and repurpose – as well as affordable course content.

(Odilo) ODILO has been selected by the European Commission to provide their digital reading platform to European schools and universities.

(Ingram Content Group) VitalSource Technologies announce the hire of Eric Kuennen as its new Vice President of Professional Learning. In his role, Kuennen will lead VitalSource’s efforts to enable customers’ and partner companies’ professional learning.

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced a new release of the Summon discovery service. This release helps libraries further address researcher and student needs and improve their users’ experience. Patrons will benefit from interface and system enhancements, increased opportunities for discovering content through subject-specific searches, and easy access to course reserves through search results.

(Yewno) Yewno announced that The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Library has selected the Yewno Discover research application to support the interdisciplinary and explorative search needs of its campuses.

August 14, 2017

(Bibliotheca) bibliotheca unveiled its new brand and logo – the final chapter of its merger with 3M Library Systems.

(ProQuest) Now students and researchers can be immersed in the work of award-winning writers, actors and directors in action, whenever and wherever they are. BroadwayHD is one of the most important distributors of current Broadway plays and musicals – distributed exclusively to libraries via the Alexander Street™ platform.

August 10, 2017

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology has selected the Ex Libris Alma library services platform to replace the institute’s Voyager integrated library system. NAIT is already using the Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution, which will be tightly integrated with Alma to optimize the student and staff experience.

(The Library Corporation) The Library Corporation announced that Hammond Public Library in Indiana has chosen the Library.Solution integrated library system to provide premier automation services for its staff and patrons.

August 9, 2017

(Axiell) Axiell announced the expansion of its operations in Europe. Ann Melaerts, formerly General Manager Library Division and VP Independent business units at INFOR, joins Axiell as Vice President & Business Area Director for Axiell Public Libraries. Ann will be responsible for sales from Axiell’s solutions and services portfolio to public libraries in Europe, which includes Axiell Quria, a cloud based library services platform, and Axiell Arena, an advanced and robust online discovery portal for libraries.

(Backstage Library Works) Backstage Library Works announced that Theresa Kidd has joined its sales team representing cataloging, digitization, microfilm, authority control, reclassification, data conversion and on-site services. Theresa will work with libraries in the District of Columbia, Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia, the United Kingdom, Ireland and continental Europe.

August 8, 2017

(SirsiDynix) SirsiDynix announced that LOUIS: The Louisiana Library Network has chosen to implement Enterprise as their new discovery solution. Enterprise will be integrated with LOUIS’s existing solution, EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS), and is enhanced with the addition of Syndetics Enriched Content.

(Bibliotheca) Effective immediately, bibliotheca has added HarperCollins to its growing list of audiobook publishers participating in cloudLibrary’s pay-per-use model. cloudLibrary launched the pay-per-use model in May of 2017. Since then, the program has been adopted by libraries world-wide, offering audiobooks from publishers such as Simon and Schuster, Hachette, Blackstone, Disney, and Scholastic.

(PTFS Europe) CLA and Kortext, the UK’s leading Personal Learning Platform and digital textbook provider have agreed to buy the rebus:list Reading List Management System from PTFS Europe, a leading supplier of the Koha library management system and other products to the library market.

August 7, 2017

(Elsevier) Elsevier, the information analytics business specializing in science and health, announces SSRN, its world leading working paper repository and preprint server, today launches the Chemistry Research Network – ChemRN.

(University of Oklahoma) The University of Oklahoma Libraries has been recognized nationally as a recipient of the 2017 Campus Technology Impact Award, which recognizes colleges and universities that are making an extraordinary impact with technology on campus. OU Libraries received recognition in the category of “Education Futurists” for its Innovation @ the Edge project – a leading innovation and maker space within the Bizzell Memorial Library. OU was one of only ten institutions selected nationally from nominations across the nation and one of only two honored with the “Education Futurists” Award.

August 4, 2017

(OCLC) HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht, one of the largest universities of applied sciences in the Netherlands, is now using OCLC WorldShare Management Services as its library management system.

August 3, 2017

(KOMBIT) Fælles Bibliotekssystem udvikles løbende. Se den opdaterede oversigt over indhold i release 1.8 her.

August 2, 2017

(ByWater Solutions) ByWater Solutions announced that the StreamNet Regional Library, of Portland, OR. is now live on Koha with ByWater Solutions! ByWater completed the transition of the library’s 60,000 plus holdings from their self supported Koha installation and is providing ongoing support and hosting services.

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley has selected the Ex Libris Alma library management service and Primo discovery and delivery solution. Ex Libris Alma will replace the Innovative Sierra library system.

(Elsevier) Elsevier, the global information analytics business specializing in science and health, today acquired bepress, a Berkeley, California-based business that helps academic libraries showcase and share their institutions' research for maximum impact. Founded by three University of California, Berkeley professors in 1999, bepress allows institutions to collect, organize, preserve and disseminate their intellectual output, including preprints, working papers, journals or specific articles, dissertations, theses, conference proceedings and a wide variety of other data.

(SirsiDynix) The Merrimack Valley Library Consortium is one of the newest members of the SirsiDynix family. Formerly a Horizon library, MVLC spent the last few years as an Open Source customer. However, in early 2017 they chose to rejoin the SirsiDynix family and become a Symphony library on the Enterprise discovery system. Merrimack Valley Library Consortium went live with Enterprise earlier this year.

August 1, 2017

(Verso Learning) Verso Learning, a professional development platform that provides K-12 teachers with high-impact strategies to promote deeper and more personalized learning, has raised $2 million in a Series A funding round, led by Ken Lowe of Australian-based Canberra Data Centers.

(ProQuest) As libraries increasingly function as “community hubs,” public librarians are prioritizing space reclamation to create collaborative spaces, maker/hackerspaces and meeting rooms. That’s according to a new ProQuest survey of public librarians about their views, plans and strategies related to space reclamation.

(EBSCO Industries) Stewart Signs and the Veterans of Foreign Wars signed a partnership agreement making the company the official licensed manufacturer of outdoor and marquee signage for the organization. Stewart Signs is part of EBSCO Sign Group, LLC, and a subsidiary of EBSCO Industries.

(SirsiDynix) SirsiDynix is pleased to announce the addition of industry-leader Joel Hahn to the Professional Services Department. Joel is a librarian and long-time SirsiDynix user. Joining an already well-seasoned department, the Professional Services Team will be enhanced with Joel’s extensive experience. He joins the team as a Consultant, offering his unique skills to help libraries accomplish specialized customizations with their SirsiDynix solutions.

July 27, 2017

(Talis) Following a formal tendering process, Southampton Solent University has selected Talis Aspire to manage and deliver its online reading lists, replacing an existing Refworksbased solution.

(EBSCO Industries) S.S. Nesbitt & Co. Inc., a Southeastern insurance agency and division of EBSCO Industries Inc. (EBSCO), announced today it has appointed insurance veteran Paul Barber as president.

(Follett) Following a lengthy search process, Chicago Public Schools has selected Follett Aspen for its new student information system. CPS intends to transition to Aspen in 2019.

(Ingram Content Group) Ingram Content Group today announced associate promotions and new associates to the company.

(The Library Corporation) The Library Corporation is pleased to announce that land County Public Library has chosen the Library.Solution integrated library system to provide premier automation services for its staff and patrons. Bland County joins the TLC family of more than 4,500 libraries worldwide.

(Elsevier) Elsevier, the information analytics company specializing in science and health, today announced PlumX Metrics from Plum Analytics are now integrated into several of its leading research products, and its journal and society partner sites.

July 26, 2017

(Overdrive) As OverDrive brings its leading digital reading platform to more K-12 schools in the United States and beyond, the digital distributor announced that it has hired an education-industry veteran. Adam Eberle, will serve as OverDrive’s Chief Sales and Marketing Officer. Eberle will accelerate OverDrive’s global expansion and help direct the company’s overall strategy and strategic partnerships.

(Ingram Content Group) Ingram Publisher Services LLC announces the addition of new publisher clients to their distribution network including: Calexia Press, Hodder Education, and New South Books, effective July 1. Ingram also is adding Callaway Arts & Entertainment, for which distribution begins on August 5.

July 25, 2017

(Overdrive) iCast Hebrew Audiobooks today announced that more than 700 titles out of their catalogue of 1,200 audiobook titles are now available to public libraries, schools and higher education institutions worldwide through OverDrive’s leading eBook and audiobook lending platform. Within the next few months, iCast Hebrew Audiobooks will make their full catalogue available through OverDrive. The Hebrew audiobooks collection is the first one available to schools and public libraries worldwide, and contains the best of Hebrew literature for every age and taste.

(Ingram Content Group) Macmillan Learning, a premier educational content and digital solutions company, and VitalSource Technologies, the world leader in building, enhancing and delivering digital course materials, announced a new collaboration to provide students with greater access and an improved learning experience with Macmillan Learning’s digital products.

(RedLink) RedLink announcee the latest release of Remarq which includes robust collaboration components and supports author and editorial updates as well as publisher and editor administration and analytics.

(Innovative Interfaces, Inc.) Innovative Interfaces announced that San Diego State University Library and Information Access (SDSU) has committed to using Innovative Resource Sharing, the consortial borrowing system of choice for member libraries in the San Diego Circuit.

(Equinox Open Library Initiative) Equinox announced that Granville County Library System successfully migrated to Evergreen within the NC Cardinal Consortium on May 18, 2017.

(Equinox Open Library Initiative) Equinox announced that they have successfully migrated the Bangor Public Library to Evergreen within the PaILS SPARK Consortium.

(ByWater Solutions) ByWater Solutions announced that the Society of the Four Arts’ King Library, of Palm Beach, FL. is now live on Koha with ByWater Solutions! ByWater completed the migration of the library’s 70,000 plus holdings and is providing ongoing support and hosting services to them.

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