November 15, 2018
(OCLC) Anythink, the public library system for Adams County, Colorado, just north of Denver, has signed on to implement OCLC Wise, the first community engagement system for U.S. public libraries.
November 14, 2018
(OCLC) The University of the Basque Country, the public research institution in the Basque Country of Spain, is now using OCLC WorldShare Management Services as its library management system. ESEHU has 16 branches and almost 1 million bibliographic records and serves more than 66,000 students, faculty and staff.
November 13, 2018
(Axiell) Axiell, the leading vendor to public libraries in Europe, today announces new customers for Axiell Quria in Norway. In September 2017, Drammen Library became the first library in the world to use Quria, Axiell’s cloud-based library services platform. With the forthcoming municipal assembly between Drammen, Svelvik and Nedre Eiker, libraries in these municipalities will all switch to Quria. This means that Quria will go from serving over 68,000 inhabitants to almost 100,000.
(Accessit Library) The team from Access-It Software will attend the Virginia Association of School Librarians Annual Conference 2018, held from November 29 to December 1 2018 at the Williamsburg Lodge in historic Williamsburg, Virginia. The Conference theme of Gearing Up for the Future focuses on preparing students for what comes next, and school libraries are vital in that mission.
(Demco) Demco Software announced the launch of DiscoverMobile version 1, a mobile app that completely transforms the ways in which public libraries engage their communities. DiscoverMobile puts all of a library’s resources – from books, to events, to meeting rooms, to databases and other third-party subscriptions –into a sleek, patron-friendly app that allows users to interact with their library on the go.
(OCLC) Two new members took their seats on the OCLC Board of Trustees today during their November meeting: Craig Anderson, University Librarian, Deakin University, Australia; and Sarah E. Thomas, Vice President for the Harvard Library and University Librarian, and Roy E. Larsen Librarian for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
(Preservica) Library and Archives Canada, one of the world's largest library and archival institutions, has embarked on a large-scale, multi-stream initiative to move its extensive collection of digital records to a new digital platform to make it easier for Canadians to access published and archival records of historical and modern-day significance.
(Accessit Library) Access-It Software, the creators of Accessit Library, is sponsoring the 2018 Fall Conference of the New Jersey Association of School Librarians (NJASL) from December 2 – 4 2018 at the Ocean Place Resort & Spa in Long Branch, New Jersey. The theme of the Conference is Reflect, Refresh, Renew!, showing the three phases of what school libraries need to do in order to remain relevant to students and increase learning outcomes.
November 12, 2018
(Virginia Tech University) Digital portfolios, also known as ePortfolios, are commonly used for showcasing work to be assessed by a professor for a specific class. According to published research by University Libraries Instructional Design and Training Manager Miguel Nino, academic institutions need to transform their assessment digital portfolio programs into ePortfolios that can be used for their students’ career readiness and employment.
November 10, 2018
(Tech Logic) Tech Logic partnered with Hennepin County Public Library to design and install custom automated materials handling solutions for the Ridgedale Branch that include 37-bin and 3-bin UltraSorts.
(EBSCO Information Services) EBSCO Information Services has been selected by Kuntahankinnat, provider of goods and services for the Finnish public sector, to serve as Kuntahankinnat framework agreement’s primary supplier of medical print and electronic serials subscription services.
November 9, 2018
(Lucidea) Lucidea, leading global provider of knowledge management and library automation solutions is taking its powerful applications to the CILIP LMS Suppliers Showcase happening at CILIP Headquarters in London on 16th November.
(Third Chapter Partners) Patron Point is announcing that the WInnetka-Northfield Public LIbrary District (IL) has selected Patron Point as its patron relationship management system.
(Bibliotheca) Last month, Hamilton Public Library in Ontario, Canada, welcomed more than 30 library directors and management team members from 17 different Canadian library systems to participate in an open house focusing on its successful implementation of bibliotheca’s open+ library solution. Hamilton Public Library is the first Canadian library system to use the solution, which has been popular in Europe for a decade.
November 8, 2018
(Ingram Content Group) Consortium Book Sales & Distribution, one of Ingram Content Groups distribution brands, announces eight new publishers for the Spring 2019 season: Beehive Books, Braun Publishing, Floating World Comics, Green Card Voices, Inhabit Media, Lookout Books, Nightboat Books, and Tiny Owl Publishing. All presses begin distribution with Consortium on January 1, 2019.