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August 30, 2022

Bibliotheca New cloudLibrary integration: digital magazines, newspapers, comics, and streaming video in one app. Bibliotheca announced exciting new cloudLibrary integrations that make eBooks, Audiobooks, digital magazines and newspapers, digital comics, and streaming video available within the cloudLibray app. The new, beautifully integrated cloudLibrary app makes it easier than ever to offer patrons a seamless digital experience while controlling library costs. [Full Announcement].

August 11, 2022

Bibliotheca BBC partnership brings iconic shows and kids programming to Bibliotheca. biblio+, Bibliotheca's streaming video service, announced today a partnership with the BBC that will bring thousands of hours of top British television and film to the platform for unlimited viewing by library patrons [Full Announcement].

June 24, 2022

Bibliotheca Watch your next book: Bibliotheca's new exclusive partnership brings Videobooks to public libraries. Through an exclusive partnership with the trailblazing media production company LIT Videobooks, Bibliotheca is making best-selling non-fiction books available to library patrons in a ground-breaking new video format. LIT Videobooks partners with best-selling authors and Emmy award-winning filmmakers to distill the core ideas of each book into a documentary-like video format under an hour. LIT Videobooks include interviews, live-action reenactments, animation, data visualization, and more. [Full Announcement].

March 10, 2022

Bibliotheca Bibliotheca highlights sustainability, ecosystem, and virtual library at PLA 2022. Bibliotheca is bringing a host of new experiences to this year's Public Library Association Conference in Portland, OR March 23-25. After a two-year conference hiatus, Bibliotheca is coming back better than ever with a new booth featuring the entire ecosystem of Bibliotheca products, including the brand-new remoteLocker outdoor, biblio+ unlimited streaming entertainment service, and uniFi+ a digital library information distribution platform, as well as an immersive virtual library experience that makes it easier than ever to imagine what a library can be. [Full Announcement].

March 8, 2022

Bibliotheca Introducing outdoor holds pickup with integrated Library Information Distribution Platform. Bibliotheca has released the new remoteLocker outdoor solution for library holds pickup and returns. Engineered with anti-corrosion steel and wiring, the new weatherproof book lockers combine the best outdoor locker hardware with Bibliotheca's Library Information Distribution Platform, uniFi+, which allows the screen to act as a digital billboard to promote library events and services. They feature lighted weatherproof awnings, an IP54 rating, and can operate in temperatures -20°F – 120°F, allowing libraries to provide patrons with access to library materials and communications in virtually any environment. [Full Announcement].

December 13, 2021

Bibliotheca Hearst Media magazines joins NewsStand catalogue. Bibliotheca announced that Hearst Media, one of the world's largest publishers of magazine media across all platforms, has joined its ever-growing NewsStand catalogue. cloudLibrary NewsStand, Bibliotheca's digital magazine and newspaper subscription service, now provides libraries with unlimited simultaneous access to more than 7,000 titles in over 60 languages. [Full Announcement].

November 2, 2021

Bibliotheca Integrated library communications now available globally with uniFi+ . Bibliotheca has announced that its integrated communication system, uniFi+, first released in Scandinavia in 2019, is now available to libraries worldwide. Unlike traditional digital signage, uniFi+ uniquely integrates with public PCs, Bibliotheca selfChecks, remoteLockers, and other solutions to enrich communications inside and outside the library walls. Developed specifically for libraries, uniFi+ allows content to be pushed to multiple screens across multiple branches while still allowing branches the autonomy to add specialized content for their users. [Full Announcement].

October 12, 2021

Bibliotheca Biblio+, a library of entertainment at your fingertips. Bibliotheca unveiled biblio+, a new streaming service for libraries and their patrons, in a live virtual event attended by 400 librarians from all around North America.  biblio+ is turning the library streaming model on its head by offering unlimited, ad-free streaming for one affordable subscription price. [Full Announcement].

September 2, 2021

Bibliotheca Hearst Media magazines joins NewsStand catalogue. Bibliotheca announced that Hearst Media, one of the world's largest publishers of magazine media across all platforms, has joined its ever-growing NewsStand catalogue. cloudLibrary NewsStand, Bibliotheca's digital magazine and newspaper subscription service, now provides libraries with unlimited simultaneous access to more than 7,000 titles in over 60 languages. [Full Announcement].

May 5, 2021

Bibliotheca ComicsPlus now available worldwide for Bibliotheca customers. Bibliotheca has announced that the ComicsPlus subscription, which offers unlimited, simultaneous access to more than 20,000 digital comics, graphic novels, and manga, is now available for sale to libraries worldwide. [Full Announcement].

March 25, 2021

Bibliotheca New cloudLibrary NewsStand: all-you-can-read digital magazines and newspapers for libraries. Bibliotheca announced the release of cloudLibrary NewsStand, a new digital service that brings the world's largest catalogue of magazine and newspaper titles to libraries for unlimited simultaneous use. The collection can be viewed at cloudLibrary.magzter.com, and the app downloaded from the App Store and Google Play. [Full Announcement].

November 19, 2020

Bibliotheca bibliotheca partners with LibraryPass to Bring ComicsPlus to Public Libraries. bibliotheca and LibraryPass have announced a partnership that brings unlimited, simultaneous access to ComicPlus' entire catalogue of more than 20,000 digital comics, graphic novels, and manga to bibliotheca library customers. The two-pronged deal includes a distribution agreement that makes ComicsPlus immediately available to bibliotheca customers through LibraryPass' standalone app, as well as a development agreement that will make bibliotheca's cloudLibrary the first and only digital platform to fully integrate the ComicsPlus collection, providing a seamless experience for cloudLibrary users. [Full Announcement].

September 30, 2020

Bibliotheca Authentix announces acquisition of Traceless Authentication Group. Authentix, the authority in authentication and information services, announced today that it has acquired the Traceless Authentication Group from Bibliotheca, Inc. a library systems solutions company serving over 30,000 libraries worldwide. MHT Partners, L.P. acted as financial advisor to Authentix in this transaction. [Full Announcement].

September 14, 2020

Bibliotheca bibliotheca Launches New Solutions to Help Libraries Thrive During Uncertain Times. bibliotheca recently introduced open+ count and open+ reserve, solutions designed to help libraries monitor and control building occupancy and alleviate user anxiety, while ensuring access to critical library materials and services. [Full Announcement].

Bibliotheca Four features in cloudLibrary's Cirrus reader you don't want to miss. The bibliotheca team continually partners with libraries to ensure the cloudLibrary app does all it can to create an integrated, exciting, and helpful experience for all users. We're excited to share updates to the new cloudLibrary Cirrus eBook reader that takes digital reading to the next level. [Full Announcement].

July 1, 2020

Bibliotheca cloudLibrary partners with RBmedia to add Recorded Books, Graphic Audio, and W.F. Howes to digital collection. bibliotheca announced that it is adding the entire audiobook collection from RBmedia's top publishing brands to the 1.5 million titles already available to cloudLibrary content customers. [Full Announcement].

December 5, 2019

Bibliotheca bibliotheca announces the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer. bibliotheca Chairman of the Shareholders Committee, Thomas Geitner announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Ray Hood as CEO of Bibliotheca Group, effective November 5th, 2019. [Full Announcement].

January 14, 2019

Bibliotheca 随着OEP终止与远望谷进行关于和bibliotheca合并事宜的磋商 bibliotheca特此宣布对中国市场的投资计划. 全球领先的图书馆系统解决方案提供商bibliotheca(中国区全资子公司 -必布奇自动化设备(上海)有限公司,以下简称“必布奇”)宣布加强对中国市场的投资承诺。 [Full Announcement].

January 10, 2019

Bibliotheca bibliotheca Receives Gold and Platinum Modern Library Awards for Fifth Consecutive Year. bibliotheca, a leading global library technology solutions provider is proud to announce that it has received four platinum awards and two gold awards in LibraryWorks’ fifth annual Modern Library Awards (MLAs.) The MLAs were created to recognize the top products and services in the library industry in a truly unbiased format. [Full Announcement].

Bibliotheca bibliotheca Receives Gold and Platinum Modern Library Awards for Fifth Consecutive Year. bibliotheca, a leading global library technology solutions provider is proud to announce that it has received four platinum awards and two gold awards in LibraryWorks’ fifth annual Modern Library Awards (MLAs.) The MLAs were created to recognize the top products and services in the library industry in a truly unbiased format. [Full Announcement].

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