May 3, 2021
Four Prominent Italian Universities implement Ex Libris RapidILL Interlibrary Loan Services to improve document delivery. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company announced that four prominent Italian universities—the Libera Università di Bolzano (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano), Università degli Studi di Bergamo (University of Bergamo), Università degli Studi di Genova (University of Genoa), and Università degli Studi dell'Insubria (University of Insubria)—recently adopted the Ex Libris RapidILL™ interlibrary loan system to provide users with fast document delivery services. The universities were able to benefit from the free initiative that Ex Libris offered the library community at the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic. With this acquisition, the universities have become members of the global RapidILL community. [Full Announcement].
April 29, 2021
Kennesaw State University Adopts Yewno Discover, Next Generation Research Powered by AI. Yewno announced that Kennesaw State University has adopted their Yewno Discover platform for use through their libraries. Kennesaw is the first university in the state of Georgia to offer Yewno Discover to their students and faculty. [Full Announcement].
Fauquier Public Library launches Vega Discover for better patron experience. Innovative, a ProQuest company and leading global provider of library software, announced that the Fauquier Public Library in Virginia has now launched Vega Discover as their primary discovery tool. [Full Announcement].
April 28, 2021
Stellenbosch University goes live with the Ex Libris Leganto solution to expand the library’s support for teaching and learning. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce that the Ex Libris Leganto course reading list solution has been rolled out at South Africa's Stellenbosch University. Lecturers now benefit from simple end-to-end workflows for creating, managing, and sharing reading lists, while students can rapidly access their course content directly from the learning management system. [Full Announcement].
April 21, 2021
Lodi Public Library joined The Library Corporation’s (TLC) family of customers. Lodi Public Library recently implemented Library.Solution and joined The Library Corporation and its family of customers. [Full Announcement].
April 14, 2021
ByWater Solutions announces support of Aspen Discovery for Washoe County Library System. ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced that they are providing support and hosting services for the Aspen Open Source Discovery system for Washoe County Library System in Reno, Nevada. Aspen will be working with Washoe's already existing Koha ILS to provide [Full Announcement].
April 13, 2021
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].
April 12, 2021
Instituto Superior para el Desarrollo de Internet now using OCLC’s WorldShare Management Services. The Instituto Superior para el Desarrollo de Internet (ISDI), a school based in Spain that provides training for professionals and entrepreneurs in digital business, is now using OCLC's WorldShare Management Services as its library services platform. [Full Announcement].
April 6, 2021
Union County College goes live on Koha with ByWater Support. ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced that Union County College in Cranford, NJ is now live on Koha. [Full Announcement].
March 30, 2021
Chile’s University of Concepcion’s FOLIO Library Services Platform Migration is underway. University of Concepcion is the first library in Chile to choose FOLIO as its Library Services Platform and will use EBSCO Information Services for implementation and hosting services. UdeC has started with the implementation of the FOLIO ERM and will go live with the full FOLIO LSP in June 2021. [Full Announcement].
La Universidad de Concepción de Chile ha iniciado la migración de la plataforma de servicios bibliotecarios FOLIO. La Universidad de Concepción (UdeC) es la primera biblioteca en Chile en elegir FOLIO como su Plataforma de Servicios Bibliotecarios (LSP) y contará con EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) para la implementación y servicios de hosting. La UdeC ha comenzado con la implementación de la ERM de FOLIO y entrará en funcionamiento con la LSP completa de FOLIO en junio de 2021. [Full Announcement].
March 25, 2021
San Diego County Library. San Diego County Library selects Polaris, BiblioCommons for launch of new ILS and website. San Diego County Library (SDCL) selected BiblioCommons and Polaris Integrated Library System (ILS) to provide enterprise solutions that will facilitate and improve operations at its 33 branches. Polaris ILS will serve as the foundation for several technology enhancements at SDCL in 2021. SDCL's new discovery layer and catalog – set to be completed and launched by the end of summer 2021 –will be integrated with the BiblioCommons suite of website and events modules. [Full Announcement].
University of Notre Dame is live with CORAL. ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced that University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, IN is now live on community CORAL. [Full Announcement].
March 9, 2021
Rye Public Library goes live on Koha with ByWater support. ByWater Solutions announced that the Rye Public Library in Rye, New Hampshire is now live on Koha. ByWater completed the transition of the library's 47,000 plus records from TLC and is providing ongoing support services to the library. [Full Announcement].
March 4, 2021
Equinox migrates Clinton County Libraries to Evergreen with the PaILS/SPARK Consortium. Equinox welcomed Clinton County Libraries to Evergreen with their successful migrations to the Pennsylvania Integrated Library System (PaILS) SPARK Consortium. [Full Announcement].
March 1, 2021
Cabrini University Library Goes Live on Koha with ByWater Support. ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced that Cabrini University Library in Radnor, PA is now live on Koha. [Full Announcement].
February 26, 2021
MOBIUS migrates Avery-Mitchell-Yancey Regional Library to NC Cardinal Consortium. MOBIUS announced that the Avery-Mitchell-Yancey (AMY) Regional Library successfully migrated and went live as a member of the NC Cardinal Consortium, which utilizes the Evergreen Integrated Library System (ILS), on February 18, 2021. [Full Announcement].
February 23, 2021
New Zealand's Lincoln University goes live with Ex Libris Leganto course resource list solution. The university is the first in New Zealand to implement the Leganto solution, which will strengthen the quality of teaching and learning and facilitate the management and reporting of copyright complianceAdelaide, Australia, and Christchurch, New Zealand—February 23, 2021. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce that Lincoln University is the first institution of higher education in New Zealand to go live with the Ex Libris Leganto® course resource list solution. Leganto serves lecturers, librarians, and students at the university and provides the institution with a digital repository for course materials. Leganto is integrated with Lincoln University's Ex Libris Alma® library services platform and Ex Libris Primo® discovery and delivery solution. [Full Announcement].
February 17, 2021
Flagstaff City-Coconino County Public Library goes live on Koha and Aspen Discovery with ByWater support. ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced that the Flagstaff City-Coconino County Public Library in Arizona is now live on Koha and Aspen Discovery. [Full Announcement].
February 8, 2021
Dothan Houston County Library System Goes Live on Koha with ByWater Support. ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced that the Dothan Houston County Library System in Dothan, Alabama is now live on Koha. [Full Announcement].