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April 19, 2018

(OCLC) Bethel College, in Mishawaka, Indiana, and Saint Mary’s College, in Notre Dame, Indiana, have joined the Private Academic Library Network of Indiana (PALNI), and are now part of the OCLC WorldShare Management Services community.

(Insight Informatics) LIBERO’s online, video eLearning resource is the perfect way to complement LIBERO’s existing training and support capabilities.

(Digital Science) Research industry technology company Digital Science has announced the recipients of its Blockchain Catalyst Grant. This one-off grant was made available to any project implementing Blockchain in a scholarly or scientific context, especially those that addressed the dissemination of research.

(ProQuest) ProQuest and the Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, a technological university in Valencia, Spain, have announced a partnership that equips the university’s library with the same business and technology resources as 4,000 companies and government institutions worldwide – helping prepare students for academic and professional success.

April 18, 2018

(Sage) SAGE Publishing announced the acquisition of Global Village Publishing (GVPi), a software and services provider specializing in the delivery of customized digital publishing solutions.

April 17, 2018

(Gale Group) Gale, a Cengage company, has made it easier for students and educators to discover and access Gale digital resources from within their learning management system (LMS). Gale has achieved conformance certification for Learning Tool Interoperability (LTI) 1.0 and Deep Linking from IMS Global Learning Consortium. Now educators can seamlessly integrate their library’s Gale content into learning management systems that support LTI and Deep Linking such as Schoology, Blackboard, Canvas, Moodle and others. This provides easy access to Gale resources from one platform through single sign-on, streamlining workflow to meet classroom instruction needs, foster student engagement and support textbook affordability initiatives. View a list of Gale’s LTI-compliant and Deep Linking certified products.

(Third Chapter Partners) Patron Point is announcing today that the Waterloo Public Library of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada has selected its patron relationship management system.

April 16, 2018

(Insight Informatics) LIBERO was showcased at GESS, (Global Educational Supplied and Solutions), Dubai as an internationally recognised Library Management Solution.

April 13, 2018

(Insight Informatics) Mid North Coast Co-operative Library Service has gone Live with LIBERO Cloud and have been successful with their aim of being stress free now that Insight is looking after their system maintenance and that they have a dependable support network.

(Lucidea) Lucidea reports that Argus, the collections management software used by forward-thinking museum professionals, will be represented at this year’s MW (Museums and the Web) Conference on April 18th through 21st at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre.

April 12, 2018

(EBSCO Information Services) A new relationship between EBSCO Information Services and Infoestratégica Latina is designed to ensure that libraries adopting the FOLIO Library Services Platform will be able to rely on hosting and services support. The agreement secures Infoestrategica’s pledge to provide FOLIO application and support services backed by EBSCO hosting technology and data services.

(ProQuest) Researchers at higher education institutions in Turkey have gained access to full-text dissertations and theses from around the globe, thanks to a partnership between ProQuest and TÜBİTAK ULAKBIM, The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey.

(Library and Information Technology Association) Emily Morton-Owens, Assistant University Librarian for Digital Library Development and Systems at the University of Pennsylvania Libraries, has been elected the 2019-20 LITA president. She will serve as vice-president during 2018-19 and will assume the presidency in July 2019.

(Talis) Leeds Trinity University have selected Talis Aspire to manage and deliver its online reading listsservice and copyright management. With Talis Aspire, Leeds Trinity University Library aims to standardise their approach to reading lists. In achieving this they will provide an improved student experience and better access to resources. They will also streamline library workflows, with better capability to manage library acquisitions and improved reporting functionality.

(ProQuest) Novice researchers now have a better way to begin a research project and quickly find reliable information to support their themes and ideas. The easy-to-use eLibrary online resource has a new look and feel that helps K-12 and other students start and successfully complete assignments.

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