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May 29, 2017

(ProQuest) Matti Shem Tov, Presidente de Ex Libris, una empresa de ProQuest, sucederá a Kurt Sanford como Director Ejectuvio de ProQuest en 2017. El éxito de ProQuest y el desarrollo de un equipo fuerte de liderazgo bajo la dirección del Sr. Sanford han preparado el escenario para que el Sr. Shem Tov continúe impulsando el crecimiento y la innovación de ProQuest, reuniendo contenido de calidad, libros y software para facilitar resultados extraordinarios para bibliotecarios, investigadores y estudiantes.

May 26, 2017

(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 v9.4.2, CARL.Connect v1.4 and CARL.Connect Discovery v3.2.5.

(TIND) CERN spin-off TIND was selected by Millersville University of Pennsylvania to provide their cloud-based Institutional Repository (TIND IR). TIND is replacing ContentDM for management of digitized collections while also providing traditional repository capabilities for management and preservation of thesis, publications and more. The solution will be integrated with EBSCO Discovery Service.

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris, ProQuest company, è lieta di annunciare la progressiva realizzazione della sua roadmap BIBFRAME, progettata per permettere alle istituzioni di implementare gradualmente BIBFRAME con il minimo effetto sui flussi di lavoro. Avvalendosi di BIBFRAME, le biblioteche del futuro riusciranno a connettersi in modo omogeneo al vasto mondo delle informazioni, offrendo al tempo stesso ai propri utenti una migliore panoramica delle informazioni bibliografiche e delle collezioni della biblioteca.

May 25, 2017

(Preservica) Digital preservation specialist Preservica has been announced as one of 12 leading scale-ups, from over 700 applicants, selected to participate in PwC and SwiftScale’s growth programme for Spring ‘17. Over a period of 90 days, the 12 enterprise ready start-ups with proven technology are connected to decision makers from the world’s largest brands and enterprises.

(Demco) Demco Software has partnered with the R.A. Williams Library to support the educational programs and goals of the Adventist University of Health Sciences. Working closely with the Library, the leading provider of solutions for 21st-century libraries has developed a mobile app that leverages its well-known Boopsie technology and long-standing partnerships with medical content providers to extend the Library’s reach.

May 24, 2017

(Innovative Interfaces, Inc.) Innovative Interfaces announced that King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals has selected the Sierra integrated library system.

May 23, 2017

(Contex) Contex launched the IQ Quattro 3600 wide format scanner. Built for precision and productivity, the IQ Quattro 3600 is ideal for scanning technical documents up to 36-inches wide and unlimited length. Contex introduced the new scanner in response to the market need for a 36-inch scanner with the unique technology found in the IQ Quattro series. The newest Contex model completes the IQ Quattro series, which now includes 24-, 36-, and 44-inch wide format scanner models. The 3600 is immediately available from distributors globally. Request a demonstration of the IQ Quattro 3600 or visit Contex online for more information.

(Ex Libris) Matti Shem Tov, Presidente de Ex Libris, una compañía de ProQuest, sucederá a Kurt Sanford como CEO de ProQuest en 2017. El éxito de ProQuest bajo la dirección de Sanford y el desarrollo de un fuerte equipo de liderazgo sentó las bases para que Shem Tov continúe impulsando el crecimiento y la innovación de ProQuest, reuniendo el valor del contenido, libros y software para lograr resultados extraordinarios para bibliotecas, investigadores y estudiantes.

(ByWater Solutions) ByWater Solutions announced that the Marshall County Public Library System, of Benton, KY. is now live on Koha. ByWater Solutions completed the migration of the library’s 157,000 plus holdings from Follett and is providing ongoing Koha support and hosting services to the system’s three branches and one bookmobile

(ProQuest) Matti Shem Tov, President of Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, will succeed Kurt Sanford as CEO of ProQuest in 2017. ProQuest’s success under Mr. Sanford’s direction and the development of a strong leadership team set the stage for Mr. Shem Tov to continue to drive ProQuest’s growth and innovation, bringing together the value of content, books and software to enable extraordinary outcomes for libraries, researchers and students.

(Equinox Open Library Initiative) Equinox announced that they have successfully migrated the Memorial Library of Nazareth and Vicinity to Evergreen within the PaILS SPARK Consortium.

May 22, 2017

(Civica) Civica, provider of Australia's leading library system, Spydus, partnering with the Australian Library and Information Association are announcing the findings to coincide with this year's Library and Information Week (22-28 May). The annual Civica Libraries Index is compiled in partnership with participating regional and metropolitan libraries across Australia using the Civica Spydus integrated library management system. The system was developed in Australia and is used by 2,500 libraries around the world.

(EBSCO Information Services) Accel5, a new micro-learning solution designed to help time-strapped employees strengthen soft skills, is now available from EBSCO Corporate Solutions, a division of EBSCO Information Services. Accel5 supports continuous, self-directed learning by providing best practices from leading business authors, coaches and executives.

May 19, 2017

(TIND) CERN spin-off TIND was selected by the University of Minnesota to provide the TIND Institutional Repository (TIND IR) for hosting their world-renowned “AgEcon Search” subject repository. TIND has now successfully migrated AgEcon Search from locally maintained DSpace software.

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