Library Technology Guides

Current News Service and Archive


June 16, 2021

Yewno Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Expands AI Offering to Students and Researchers. The Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan today announces that they will be providing their students with access to Yewno|Edge, a web-based investment research platform powered by artificial intelligence. The Yewno|Edge platform is an institutional grade tool that solves the information overload problem faced by modern investment researchers. Monitoring fundamental and alternative data sources – from news to patents to court filings, it uncovers connections between companies, events, and trends faster than humanly possible. It is like having a team of analysts at your fingertips. [Full Announcement].

June 11, 2021

Patron Point Palatine Public Library District (IL) selects Patron Point. Patron Point announced that Palatine Public Library District of Palatine, Illinois has selected its patron engagement platform to support the Library's current 3 year strategic plan and initiatives for increasing community engagement. [Full Announcement].

June 9, 2021

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Sutherland Shire Council Libraries first in Australia to select Vega Library Experience (LX) Suite. Innovative announced that Sutherland Shire Council's libraries are the first library system in Australia to select Vega Discover with Vega Connect, and join the Discover Early Access partner program. Sutherland Shire Council operates eight libraries, serving a community of approximately 230,000 people in the south of Sydney, New South Wales. [Full Announcement].

June 7, 2021

Talis Capilano University joins the growing Talis Aspire community in North America. Capilano University has selected Talis Aspire as their Resource List Management Solution, in order to better support faculty and library relationships, particularly with copyright auditing and management. Resource lists offer them greater insight into how to meet student resource needs and deliver an improved student experience. [Full Announcement].

June 4, 2021

Patron Point Siskiyou County Public Library (CA) selects Patron Point. Patron Point announced that Siskiyou County Public Library of Yreka, California, has selected its patron engagement platform to support the Library's strategic marketing efforts and engagement with their community. [Full Announcement].

June 2, 2021

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Torrance Public Library selects Polaris, Vega Discover, and Innovative Mobile. Innovative, a ProQuest company and leading global provider of library software, announced that Torrance Public Library in Torrance, California selected Polaris, Vega Discover, and Innovative Mobile as the next solution for its library staff and patrons. [Full Announcement].

May 26, 2021

EnvisionWare San Bernardino County Library selects EnvisionWare to expand self-service. EnvisionWare announced that San Bernardino County Library, CA, has selected EnvisionWare to expand their self-service solutions for patrons. San Bernardino County leveraged grant funding to provide solutions to address the growing health and economic challenges fueled by the COVID-19 pandemic. [Full Announcement].

May 24, 2021

Patron Point Aurora Public Library District (IL) launches Patron Point. Patron Point announced today that Aurora Public Library District of Aurora, IL, has launched its patron engagement platform to support the Library's marketing efforts and strategic goals for 2021 and beyond. [Full Announcement].

May 14, 2021

Patron Point Anderson County Library (SC) joins Patron Point community. Patron Point announced that Anderson County Library System of Anderson, SC, has selected Patron Point as its patron engagement platform to support the Library's marketing efforts and initiatives. [Full Announcement].

May 10, 2021

The Library Corporation Frederick County Public Libraries choose CARL. The Library Corporation announced that Frederick County Public Libraries in Frederick County, Maryland, have chosen the CARL product suite as their next generation Library Management Platform. [Full Announcement].

OCLC University of Milano-Bicocca selects OCLC's WorldShare Management Services. The University of Milano-Bicocca (Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca) has selected OCLC's WorldShare Management Services as their library services platform to improve access to print and digital collections for students on campus as well as those studying remotely. [Full Announcement].

May 6, 2021

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Metro Library Network selects Polaris and Vega Discover for consortia beeds. Innovative, a ProQuest company and leading global provider of library software, announced today that the Metro Library Network selected Polaris and Vega Discover as the next solution for their consortium. [Full Announcement].

April 29, 2021

The Library Corporation Westminster Public Library Extends Community Outreach with NovelBranch from TLC•SmartTECH. The Library Corporation announced the successful implementation of TLC.SmartTECH's NovelBranch mini library kiosk in collaboration with the Westminster Public Library in Westminster, CO, at two local recreation centers. The library has been delighted to extend community outreach with the NovelBranch units, providing circulating library materials through an easy-to-use, self-service kiosk. [Full Announcement].

April 27, 2021

ProQuest Carnegie Mellon University adopts ProQuest's TDM Studio Service for text and data mining. Carnegie Mellon University researchers, faculty and students can now analyze massive volumes of data, spot trends and patterns, and quickly gain powerful insights using a unique text and data mining (TDM) resource. CMU, a global research university based in Pittsburgh, Pa., joins the ranks of Dartmouth College, Syracuse University, and many others to adopt TDM Studio, a technology that enables advanced exploration of data in research, teaching and learning across disciplines. [Full Announcement].

April 26, 2021

EBSCO Information Services Okanagan College to become the first Canadian institution to fully adopt the FOLIO library services platform. Okanagan College will be the first institution in Canada to fully transition to the FOLIO Library Services Platform using EBSCO FOLIO hosting and implementation services from EBSCO Information Services. OC, located in British Colombia, is undertaking a phased implementation and will look to be entirely live on FOLIO before the end of 2021. [Full Announcement].

April 23, 2021

Patron Point Champaign Public Library (IL) launches Patron Point. Patron Point announced that Champaign Public Library of Illinois has launched its patron engagement platform to support the Library's strategic initiative to market library services to non-users and to improve engagement with current library customers. [Full Announcement].

April 22, 2021

PTFS Europe RNN Group chooses Koha open source library management system, hosted and supported by PTFS Europe. The RNN Group (Rotherham College, North Notts College, and Dearne Valley College) has chosen Koha as its new library management system, to replace the previous AutoLib Software Systems solution. PTFS Europe implemented the new system and will provide on-going hosting and support services. [Full Announcement].

April 19, 2021

PTFS Europe Ravensbourne University London are now live with their new Koha open source library management system. Ravensbourne University London selected the Koha library management system, hosted and supported by PTFS Europe, to replace an existing SirsiDynix Symphony solution, in August 2020. We are pleased to announce that the Koha system is now live and now supporting the university's library users. Koha was selected to provide improvements in managing the library's collections and deliver a better experience for the University's students. [Full Announcement].

April 16, 2021

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

April 9, 2021

Patron Point Los Angeles Public Library (CA) implements Patron Point. Patron Point announced that Los Angeles Public Library has chosen its patron engagement platform to support the Library's strategic plan marketing efforts. The Los Angeles Public Library has selected Patron Point to help enhance the marketing and promotion of its services and programs, allowing it to connect directly with an ever-expanding list of more 500,000 patrons who have signed up to receive digital communications from the library. [Full Announcement].

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