Library Technology Guides

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July 16, 2014

Baker and Taylor YBP Library Services Selected as Primary Book Supplier for the University of Toronto Libraries. YBP Library Services, the academic division of Baker and Taylor, is proud to announce that the University of Toronto Libraries has selected YBP as its primary supplier of academic titles published in the United States and United Kingdom. [Full Announcement].

December 7, 2010

mk Sorting Systems. University of Toronto Expands: mk Sorting Systems Fuels Better Service and Enables Extended Hours. University of Toronto's Robarts Library is engaging mk Sorting Systems to help improve patron service and provide easy self-service. New equipment frees staff from continuously checking in library materials to better serve patrons, including University students and faculty, with more valuable services. Robarts Library is the first of thirty-two branches at the University of Toronto to make such implementations. [Full Announcement].

February 5, 2008

Endeca Technologies. University of Toronto partners with Endeca to deliver the next-generation library experience. Endeca and The University of Toronto announced that The University of Toronto Library has selected the Endeca Information Access Platform to serve as the foundation for a new resource-discovery system that will support an enhanced user experience across a broad range of information resources. [Full Announcement].

September 27, 2006

LibLime Special Collection Libraries Choose Koha. LibLime announced that three more special library collections have migrated to Koha, the first open-source Integrated Library System. Recent migrations include the Native Village of Afognak Library in Alaska, USA; the Alaska Statewide Mentor Project also in Alaska, USA; and the Childcare Resource and Research Unit, a resource room at the University of Toronto, Canada. [Full Announcement].

August 17, 2004

Index Data Toronto University Libraries implements YAZ Proxy. The University of Toronto Libraries is now enabling access to its catalog via SRW services using YAZ Proxy. The University is using YAZ Proxy to enable users of Microsoft applications to search its catalogue from within those applications by using Microsoft''s ResearchPane to formulate a query, and then using other software to translate that query into the SRW protocol, which is then sent on to the YAZ Proxy. [Full Announcement].

January 09, 2004

Fretwell-Downing Informatics. University of Toronto go live with OCUL's RACER resource sharing software. The University of Toronto is delivering resource-sharing services to its students using Ontario’s new Rapid Access to Collections by Electronic Requesting service. Created by the Ontario Council of University Libraries, RACER was created using a combination of Fretwell-Downing, Inc.’s ZPORTAL and VDX products. This combination has created a real time resource sharing service that provides seamless, unprecedented “one-stop shopping” to Ontario universitycollections, via a common search interface. [Full Announcement].

Fretwell-Downing Informatics. University of Toronto go live With OCUL'S RACER Resource Sharing Service. The University of Toronto is delivering resource-sharing services to its students using Ontario’s new Rapid Access to Collections by Electronic Requesting service. Created by the Ontario Council of University Libraries, the service was created using a combination of Fretwell-Downing, Inc.’s ZPORTAL and VDX products. [Full Announcement].

March 13, 2002

Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.. University of Toronto selects Endeavor's ENCompass. Endeavor Information Systems announced that the University of Toronto Library has selected the ENCompass digital management system for managing thousands of e-journals, federated searching of commercial content, managing digital collections and the integration of campus resources. [Full Announcement].

January 18, 2002

SIRSI Corporation. University of Toronto looks to future with Sirsi. The University of Toronto Libraries, the third-ranked library system in the Association of Research Libraries and among the largest in North America, have chosen Sirsi Corporation''s Link system to provide its integrated library system for the future. The libraries are upgrading from their current DRA Classic system to Link, which is configured especially for academic and research libraries. The Link system is expected to be live by summer 2002 and will be installed on one of the Library''s IBM platforms running Oracle. [Full Announcement].