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May 24, 2019

(ByWater Solutions) ByWater Solutions announced that Stevenson University Library, in Maryland is now live on Koha! ByWater completed the transition of the library’s 71,000 plus holdings from Voyager ILS and is providing ongoing support services to the library.

(Contex) Contex announced that the University Archives of Texas A&M University-Central Texas uses Contex large format scanners to preserve history like never before. The University Archives installed an IQ Quattro roll-fed scanner and IQ FLEX flatbed scanner at its new facility located at Heritage Hall, which opened in January, this year. The Contex scanners boost staffers' scanning productivity by up to 50%, thanks to quick scanning speeds and Nextimage software, which simplifies functions such as cropping, rotating, and editing, especially for delicate material.

(Wiley, Inc.) Wiley and UNSILO have partnered in a pilot to boost researcher capacity for simplified submission and screening of research content using UNSILO's artificial intelligence tools.

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris, se complace en anunciar que el primer encuentro del Consejo Asesor en gestión de la investigación de Ex Libris se ha llevado a cabo en mayo—14-16 mayo de 2019. El consejo está formado por líderes de opinión de nueve instituciones en América del Norte y Europa, así como por expertos de Ex Libris en gestión de investigación.

(TIND) TIND welcomed Columbia Law Library to the growing cadre of academic libraries opting for the TIND ILS. Columbia is migrating from Sierra ILS.

May 22, 2019

(Gale Group) Residents in Kent County now have the opportunity to obtain their high school diploma from their local public library. Kent District Library offers Career Online High School from Gale, a Cengage company, making it the first public library system in the state of Michigan to offer qualified residents the chance to earn a free, accredited, high school diploma.

May 21, 2019

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris, une entreprise de ProQuest, est ravie d’annoncer que la première réunion du Conseil consultatif sur la gestion de la recherche d’Ex Libris a eu lieu du 14 au 16 mai 2019. Le conseil est composé de leaders d’opinion de neuf institutions d’Amérique du Nord et d’Europe, ainsi que de différents experts en gestion de la recherche d’Ex Libris.

(Civica) The 2019 Civica Libraries Index reveals similarities among the tastes of book lovers and movie buffs, with many of the most borrowed books from libraries across Australia and New Zealand headed to the big screen. The Index reveals seven of the top 20 titles are set to be adapted to films or television series, with stories authored by Australians becoming increasingly popular choices for adaptations, both locally and globally.

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that the University of the Sunshine Coast, in Queensland, Australia, has opted to become an early adopter of the Ex Libris Esploro research services platform. Seamlessly integrated with an institution’s research workflows, the Esploro platform increases the impact of academic research by systematically capturing, managing, and disseminating research output and data; leveraging library expertise and technology; and strengthening compliance with institutional policies and government and funder requirements. As a member of the Esploro early adopter program, the university will collaborate with Ex Libris in the development of the solution’s functionality.

May 20, 2019

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris ha il piacere di annunciare che dal 14 al 16 maggio 2019 si è svolto il primo meeting del Comitato Consultivo sulla Gestione della Ricerca. Il comitato è formato dai principali leader di nove istituzioni con sede in Nord America ed Europa e dagli esperti di Ex Libris in materia di gestione della ricerca.

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris, a ProQuest Company, gibt bekannt, dass das erste Treffen des Beirats für Forschungsmanagement von Ex Libris vom 14. bis 16. Mai 2019 stattgefunden hat. Der Beirat besteht aus führenden Köpfen von neun Institutionen in Europe und Nordamerika sowie Experten von Ex Libris im Bereich Forschungsmanagement.

May 18, 2019

(LibLynx) Infobase has selected LibLynx to provide COUNTER-compliant reporting and related business intelligence across its portfolio of brands, including Facts On File, Films On Demand, and Learn360.

(Lucidea) Lucidea, provider of leading innovative ILS and KM solutions SydneyEnterprise, GeniePlus and Inmagic Presto, will attend this year’s CALL/ACBD Conference in Edmonton AB, May 26th through 29th.

May 17, 2019

(ProQuest) ProQuest and Atairos, an independent private company focused on supporting growth-oriented businesses, announced that Atairos will acquire an ownership position in ProQuest. ProQuest will use the proceeds from the transaction to repurchase most of the shares owned by entities affiliated with the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs, which will retain a minority interest in the Company. Cambridge Information Group will maintain its majority ownership of ProQuest. CIG has been the majority owner of ProQuest since 2007, overseeing a period of growth through new product innovation and strategic acquisitions that have helped ProQuest customers respond to changing environments.

(ByWater Solutions) ByWater Solutions announced that the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut in Iqaluit, NU Canada, is now live on Koha.

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