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May 23, 2018

(RedLink) RedLink announced that the independent publisher Karger, based in Basel, Switzerland, is the latest publisher to offer Remarq, a tool for the research and education communities bundling collaboration, annotation, commenting, article sharing, and editorial tools, all on the publisher’s site and utilizing the version of record. Remarq is now available as a pilot on three Karger journals Caries Research, Digital Biomarkers, and Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica.

(Gale Group) With teen mental illness on the rise, Gale, a Cengage company, is providing Hanover County Public School Division with Cameron’s Collection, a set of eBooks to support teens who are battling with mental health issues, as well as the overall mental health and wellness of the whole child. The collection is accessible online from the division’s middle and high schools’ library web pages, enabling students and parents to privately access the resources anytime, anywhere and school staff to utilize instructionally to assist students in need.

(OCLC) OCLC and Casalini Libri have signed an agreement to expand their partnership to provide libraries with high quality bibliographic records that improve library users’ access to authoritative content. Under terms of the expanded agreement, Casalini Libri will provide bibliographic records for titles from over 4,000 publishers in Europe, in Spanish, Portuguese, French, and Greek languages, in addition to Italian. By supplying this data to OCLC, member libraries save time in processing the print and electronic content represented by those records, and can quickly make that content available to their users and researchers.

(Equinox) Equinox announced the successful migration of Galion Public Library to Evergreen within the Consortium of Ohio Libraries.

(Follett) Follett and Kimono, the leader in cloud-based data integration for schools, announced today they have renewed their partnership. The partnership, entering its fifth year, enables Follett customers to enjoy seamless integration with their market-leading Destiny solution. The integration enables students to begin their library experience without delay and saves district staff from having to carry out time-consuming updates.

May 22, 2018

(Overdrive) Educators moderating difficult classroom conversations rely on titles from Greenhaven Publishing. The issues-oriented content, aimed at middle grades and up, features discussion friendly, diverse texts on tough topics like immigration, free speech, race and climate change is now available through OverDrive.

(RedLink) RedLink announce the latest release of Remarq, which includes: Discoverable Profiles, Post-Publication Review, User Surveys and Polls, Remarq Recommendations, Enhanced Alerting, and GDPR compliance.

(Lucidea) Lucidea, provider of SydneyEnterprise, GeniePlus, Inmagic Presto, LookUp Precision and LawPort will participate in the Canadian Association of Law Libraries 2018 Conference. Visit them at Booth 13 at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront, May 27th-30th. Lucidea is a global leader in innovative integrated library system (ILS), KM and electronic resource management solutions.

May 21, 2018

(EnvisionWare) EnvisionWare announced that Athens-Clarke County Library in Georgia has migrated to EnvisionWare for Automated Materials Handling.

(Biblionix) Biblionix announced that setup fees have been eliminated for its “Auto-Calling”, automated call placement option for its Apollo Automation service. When selected by patrons, Auto-Calling places overdue and reserve calls without any dedicated action by library staff.

May 18, 2018

(Digital Science) Research technology company Digital Science has selected identity and access management specialists LibLynx, to manage customer Single Sign-On (SSO) across its portfolio of companies, beginning with ReadCube.

May 17, 2018

(ProQuest) EdTech leader ProQuest has been ranked by Forbes as one of America’s best mid-size employers. The ranking is the result of an independent survey of American workers about their feelings about their own company and others in their industry.

May 16, 2018

(DeepDyve) DeepDyve unveiled a new suite of researcher workflow tools designed to streamline the scholarly literature search and curation process. These tools are freely available as part of the DeepDyve Freelancer plan, and also included in DeepDyve Pro, the subscription-based online rental service for scientific and scholarly research. While DeepDyve Pro is designed for researchers in small to mid-sized organizations who do not have institutional access to peer-reviewed content, DeepDyve Freelancer is suitable for any researcher who routinely uses PubMed and Google Scholar. With today’s launch, these powerful new tools are immediately available to DeepDyve’s 1.5 million registered users.

(Yewno) Yewno announced a new competition in which high school students must collaborate together to produce outstanding research. This new installment of the DoYewno? High School Research Competition is open to students age 19 and under until materials become due at midnight PST on June 15th, 2018. All submissions must be collaborative between a group of two or more students.

(Insight Informatics) Broken Hill City Library in New South Wales, Australia, has gone Live with LIBERO Cloud following a conversion from AMLIB.

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