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April 13, 2021

BiblioCommons Nine new library partnerships formed in the first quarter of 2021. In the first three months of 2021, BiblioCommons formed new partnerships with public libraries across the United States. Newly subscribed libraries include Canton Public Library, Chandler Public Library, East Chicago Public Library, Elk Grove Village Public Library, Glendale Library, Arts & Culture, Herrick District Library, Kenton County Public Library, Strathcona County Library Board, and Tulsa City-County Library. These libraries are all on different ILSs (Integrated Library Systems.) Each will work closely with the BiblioCommons team to integrate their systems to the BiblioCommons product suite and elevate their online patron experiences. [Full Announcement].

December 17, 2020

OrangeBoy OrangeBoy Welcomes the North Canton Public Library to the Savannah Platform. OrangeBoy announced the addition of the North Canton Public Library to its Savannah user community of over 200 library systems across the United States and Canada. [Full Announcement].

February 27, 2013

EBSCO Information Services Library Journal and NoveList Announce The LibraryAware Community Award Winners. Canton Public Library in Michigan was today announced the winner for the first-ever LibraryAware Community Award with Skokie Public Library in Illinois taking second place and Hartford Public Library in Connecticut taking third place. The LibraryAware Community Award recognizes cities and towns and their libraries, or library systems, that have demonstrated their ability to make the community aware of what the library can do for them—and have delivered on that promise. The award is given by Library Journal and underwritten by LibraryAware, a product of the NoveList division of EBSCO. [Full Announcement].

January 20, 2003

Polaris Library Systems. GALAXY Libraries continue to migrate to Polaris. Gaylord Information Systems announced that four more libraries have signed agreements to install the Polaris integrated library system. The libraries -- North Canton Public Library (Ohio), Keokuk Public Library (Iowa), Eastern Arizona College Library (Arizona), and the New Mexico Military Institute (New Mexico) -- are all upgrading to Polaris from GALAXY. [Full Announcement].

July 10, 2000

Checkpoint Systems, Inc.. Checkpoint Systems beats competition to win multiple library contracts: company's technology displaces 3M in several libraries. Checkpoint Systems, Inc. has received contracts for its Intelligent Library System (ILS) from more than 20 libraries, some of whom were using 3M''s electromagnetic EAS systems. [Full Announcement].

June 28, 2000

Checkpoint Systems, Inc.. Checkpoint Systems brings intelligent technology to Canton Public Library. Checkpoint Systems, Inc. announced that it has been awarded a contract to install its Intelligent Library System at the Canton Public Library in the Detroit suburb of Canton, Michigan. The library previously used a competing system but chose to upgrade to Checkpoint''s leading-edge library RFID technology. [Full Announcement].

June 13, 2000

Checkpoint Systems, Inc.. Being honest about being dishonest: job applicants admit openly to past misdemeanors. A questionnaire given to 20,000 randomly selected job applicants revealed that 22.6% of the applicants were "high risk" as defined by their admissions of prior dishonest acts or wrongdoings and/or their attitudes concerning honesty. [Full Announcement].