Library Technology Guides

Current News Service and Archive


May 25, 2016

BiblioCommons BiblioCommons announces extension of digital resource integration with BiblioCloudRecords service. Extending its integration of digital resources into library catalogs and continuous investment in record enrichment, BiblioCommons today announced its intent to provide automated eContent catalog records to libraries through its new BiblioCloudRecords service. The service will eliminate the need for libraries to upload and manage eContent MARC records in their integrated library system (ILS). The BiblioCloud Records module will launch with OverDrive titles and be available in fall of 2016. [Full Announcement].

June 24, 2015

BiblioCommons Columbus Metropolitan Library partners with BiblioCommons for enhanced catalog and discovery. Columbus Metropolitan Library, one of the highest rated public libraries in the United States, has partnered with BiblioCommons for an enhanced catalog and discovery layer that will work in conjunction with the Polaris Integrated Library System. [Full Announcement].

June 19, 2015

BiblioCommons San Diego Public Library partners with BiblioCommons for an enhanced catalog and social discovery platform. BiblioCommons announced a new partnership with the San Diego Public Library to implement BiblioCore, the integrated public library catalog that promotes social discovery and connects large urban and suburban libraries worldwide. [Full Announcement].

June 26, 2014

BiblioCommons BiblioCommons features local library staff recommendations and reviews. BiblioCommons announces expanded functionality to feature local library staff recommendations and reviews for all ages throughout the BiblioCore catalog. The new features help library staff to distribute attention to titles patrons are likely to find interesting and enjoyable, but would otherwise be unlikely to discover on their own. [Full Announcement].

March 21, 2013

BiblioCommons King County Library System partners with BilbioCommons for enhanced catalog and discovery. King County Library System, one of the most innovative and busiest libraries in the United States, has partnered with BiblioCommons for an enhanced catalog and discovery layer that will work in conjunction with the Evergreen ILS. [Full Announcement].

August 7, 2012

BiblioCommons New Austin Public Library Catalog Offers Social Media Functionality:. On August 27, the Austin Public Library (APL) launches a new catalog to make finding Library materials easier, faster, more intuitive and a lot more fun. Leveraging social networking principles, APL's new catalog gives customers improved functionality in a more user-friendly environment that is designed to help connect people with common interests. The catalog seeks to provide the same experience of discovery and community online that the Library has always delivered in person—all built around the heart of the library: its collections. Search, browse, rate, comment, tag, and share your favorite Library books, movies and music. [Full Announcement].

March 30, 2012

Salt Lake City Public Library. The City Library Announces New Online Catalog. The Salt Lake City Public Library announced that it has implemented a new catalog based on BiblioCommons. [Full Announcement].

January 11, 2012

BiblioCommons Bibliocommons seamlessly integrates e-book lending into public library catalogs. In response to requests from partner libraries and patrons, BiblioCommons has developed a seamless integration of e-books and other digital content lending within existing public library catalogs. [Full Announcement].

June 20, 2011

New York Public Library New York Public Library and Bibliocommons partner to create a new innovative, interactive online experience. The New York Public Library has partnered with Toronto-based software company Bibliocommons to completely transform its current online catalog, making it easier to discover the Library’s vast collections while also giving users the power to create reading lists, rate the latest books, and organize groups. [Full Announcement].