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November 30, 2018

ProQuest The American University of Beirut Joins ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Publishing Program. The American University of Beirut, an esteemed teaching-centered research university in Lebanon and the Middle East, has signed an agreement to contribute its graduate works to the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses database, the leading database of dissertations and theses from the world’s greatest universities. It’s the first university in Lebanon to contribute to the database, expanding the breadth of international content in PQDT. [Full Announcement].

October 7, 2016

ByWater Solutions The American University in Dubai goes live on ByWater Solutions and Edutech Koha support. ByWater Solutions announced that The American University in Dubai, is now live on the Koha open source integrated library system. ByWater Solutions completed the migration of the Libraries’ more than 240,000 titles from their Millennium system and is providing ongoing support services to the library in cooperation with Edutech, a library services provider located in the United Arab Emirates. The local team at Edutech will be providing onsite support services to the library as well as handling all tier one support requests. [Full Announcement].

May 29, 2015

OCLC American University of Sharjah selects OCLC WorldShare Management Services. The American University of Sharjah, based in the United Arab Emirates, has selected OCLC’s WorldShare Management Services as its new library management solution. [Full Announcement].

September 18, 2014

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Innovative Brings Solutions to Middle East and Arabian Peninsula Customers. Innovative announced that five libraries in the Middle East and the Arabian peninsula have selected the Sierra Library Services Platform. The new contracts were completed through Naseej, the exclusive provider of Sierra and related Innovative products and a leading knowledge solutions provider in the Arab world. The new Sierra libraries include Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Emirates College for Advanced Education, Institute for Applied Technology (part of Abu Dhabi Centre for Technical and Vocational Training), University of Sharjah, and American University of Cairo. Holy Spirit University of Kaslik is migrating from a Berytos library management system and the remaining four are upgrading from Innovative's Millennium ILS. [Full Announcement].

January 28, 2014

EBSCO Information Services EBSCO Information Services Chosen as eBook Supplier for American University of Kuwait. The American University of Kuwait (AUK), an independent, private and coeducational liberal arts institution of higher education, has selected EBSCO Information Services as its e-book supplier for 2014. [Full Announcement].

January 10, 2012

Atlas Systems, Inc. Atlas continues strong sales of Ares E-Reserves and Aeon Special Collections Management. Atlas Systems, the leading provider of time-saving solutions for libraries, ended 2011 with a surge in sales for both Ares and Aeon. Institutions that purchased Ares in the last half of 2011 include University of South Florida; Temple University (PA); Skidmore College (NY); American University (DC); University of Windsor (CAN); University of Victoria (CAN); Drexel University (PA); Harvard Kennedy School (MA); and University of Illinois. New sites implementing Aeon include Claremont Colleges Library (CA); American Antiquarian Society (MA); and Duke University (NC). [Full Announcement].

November 11, 2009

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Eight Academic Libraries Partner with Innovative for Encore Reporter Development. Innovative announced that the development of Encore Reporter, the product that brings the power and ease of Encore Discovery to library-business information, now benefits from the participation of a group of academic libraries that has grown to eight. These libraries are focusing on further developing the features of Encore Reporter that provide collection- and cost-analysis reports to library staff. The academic libraries partnering with Innovative are American University of Law (DC); Ballarat University (Australia); Michigan State University; Stetson School of Law (FL); University of Cadiz (Spain); University of Nebraska, Lincoln; University of Sydney (Australia); University of Wollongong (Australia). [Full Announcement].

April 13, 2009

LibLime American University of Afghanistan Selects Koha ZOOM and LibLime. LibLime announced that American University of Afghanistan selected a Koha ZOOM hosted system for their next integrated library system. [Full Announcement].

September 24, 2008

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Eight Academic and Law Libraries install Encore. Innovative announced today that its Encore Services team recently installed the product at eight academic and law libraries: Washington College of Law at American University (DC); Duquesne University School of Law (PA); Georgetown Law School (DC); National University of Singapore; Radford University (VA); St. Lawrence University (NY); University of Exeter (UK); and University of Nevada, Las Vegas. [Full Announcement].

November 2, 2007

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. American University's Washington College of Law selects Encore. The Pence Law Library at American University's Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C. has selected the Encore. [Full Announcement].

July 05, 2006

Webfeat. WebFeat and American University of Armenia launch first demonstration of federated search services in Commonwealth of Independent States. The first demonstration of a customized federated search service in the Commonwealth of Independent States, an alliance of 11 Former Soviet Republics, has been launched by WebFeat, developer and the Papazian Library at the American University of Armenia. Library users can now simultaneously search the Library''s catalog and selected popular databases from a quick search box. [Full Announcement].

February 6, 2001

SIRS, Inc.. Libraries turn to Mandarin M3 for automation needs. A growing number of school, academic and public libraries worldwide are turning to the Mandarin M3 Library Automation System for their automation needs. [Full Announcement].

September 6, 2000

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. American University of Sharjah selects Millennium from Innovative Interfaces. Innovative Interfaces will install its first Millennium system in the United Arab Emirates at the American University of Sharjah. Millennium will replace the University''s current OLIB 7 system, and a live date is planned for the early part of 2001. [Full Announcement].