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December 11, 2017

(Insight Informatics) LIBERO continues to dominate in New South Wales, Australia, as Broken Hill City Library chooses LIBERO as its Library Management platform.

December 1, 2017

(Third Chapter Partners) New marketing technology enhances library’s efforts to tell its story to new users.Dublin, OH - November 30, 2017 - Third Chapter Partners announced today that the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library, Topeka, KS, has selected its library marketing service, Patron Point, to better inform its users.

(Equinox) Equinox announced that Cherokee County Public Library successfully migrated to Evergreen within the SC Lends Consortium. This migration includes more than 32,000 users and over 95,000 bibliographic records. For the migration, Equinox performed the bibliographic data extraction and deduplication, policy configuration, project management and training services. As part of the SC LENDS consortium, Cherokee County Public Library is hosted and supported by Equinox on their industry leading Sequoia platform.

November 30, 2017

(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services is teaming up with Chalmers University of Technology to serve as the first FOLIO beta partner. As a touchstone for the global academic library community, Chalmers Library will prove out FOLIO’s ability to satisfy traditional resource management requirements while allowing for extensibility into new services based on a vibrant new technology ecosystem for libraries.

(SirsiDynix) SirsiDynix and the LOUIS consortium are excited to announce the addition of Loyola Law School to the SD family. Previously an Innovative customer, Loyola Law School will be migrating to SirsiDynix Symphony, joining with the rest of the Loyola University New Orleans Campus into the LOUIS consortium. This brings LOUIS to a total of 36 Louisiana colleges and universities that are part of the Symphony ILS initiative.

November 28, 2017

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that Drexel University has selected the Ex Libris Alma® library services platform to integrate with the university’s Summon discovery and delivery service. The Alma-Summon combination will improve the discovery of and access to scholarly resources needed for learning, teaching, and research. As a single system, Alma will streamline procedures for managing the Libraries’ acquired and licensed electronic and print resources, help the Libraries raise staff productivity significantly, improve workflows, and eliminate data silos. The Alma platform replaces the Innovative Interfaces Millennium integrated library system, which Drexel has used since 1998.

(MOBIUS) The MOBIUS Consortium announced that NC Cardinal, a growing consortium of over 30 member library systems in the state of North Carolina has selected its MOBIUS Open Source Solutions (MOSS) to provide hosting and managed services to support its Evergreen Open Source ILS implementation.

November 15, 2017

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that the Swiss National Library has selected the Ex Libris Alma library services platform and Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution.

(Innovative Interfaces, Inc.) Innovative announced that Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho, has selected the Sierra integrated library system and the Encore Duet discovery layer for the Eli M. Oboler Library and satellite locations. From certificate-level to post-graduate, the libraries at ISU support information needs for a substantial 250 academic programs, serving over 13,000 students. Including government documents, the entire university collection holds nearly one million items.

November 8, 2017

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that LUISS – Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali Guido Carli is to build its new and enhanced library services on the Ex Libris Alma platform while continuing to work with the Ex Libris Summon discovery solution. The university will be taking advantage of Alma’s powerful analytics, streamlined workflows, and unified management of print and electronic resources.

November 7, 2017

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that the Virginia’s Community Colleges has chosen the Ex Libris Alma library services platform and will integrate it with its statewide implementation of the Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution. Alma will replace the Ex Libris Aleph® integrated library system. The libraries of the nearly two dozen community colleges that constitute the VCCS will have the time-saving benefit of centralized acquisitions and collaborative decision-making.

November 2, 2017

(Innovative Interfaces, Inc.) Innovative Interfaces announced that Emporia State University in Emporia, Kansas, has selected the Sierra integrated library system with the Encore discovery layer. William Allen White Library will move to Sierra from OCLC WorldShare Management Services in February 2018.

October 19, 2017

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that BIBSYS—the agency of the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research that provides library services to universities and colleges, research institutions, and the National Library—has chosen the Ex Libris LegantoSM reading list solution after an exhaustive tendering process.

October 18, 2017

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that the Ex Libris Alma library services platform has won a place in the French national Système de gestion de bibliothèque mutualisé library management system framework agreement. The competitive process for the framework and the tenders awarded under it are managed by the Agence bibliographique de l’enseignement supérieur (ABES), the French agency that provides bibliographic services to over 60 percent of French higher education institutions.

October 6, 2017

(Innovative Interfaces, Inc.) Innovative Interfaces announced that the Waco-McLennan County Library in Waco, Texas has selected the Polaris integrated library system (ILS).

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