Library Technology Guides

Current News Service and Archive


July 26, 2021

Ex Libris Wenzhou-Kean University is first in Mainland China to adopt the Ex Libris RapidILL resource sharing platform. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced that Wenzhou-Kean University has selected the Ex Libris RapidILL resource sharing platform to enhance the institution's interlibrary loan activities and better serve the needs of its community. WKU is the first university in mainland China to adopt the RapidILL solution. The university will be joining the global RapidILL community, which consists of more than 500 worldwide institutions. [Full Announcement].

July 20, 2021

Solus South Central Library System (WI) deploys Solus Library App. Solus announced that after an industry market-wide search, the South Central Library System has selected – and deployed the Solus mobile Library App. SCLS is one of Wisconsin's largest public library systems serving 49 member libraries through its consortial ILS and in turn serving 440,000 registered patrons. [Full Announcement].

July 16, 2021

Patron Point Ajax Public Library (ON) selects Patron Point. Patron Point announced that Ajax Public Library of Ajax, Ontario has selected its patron engagement platform to support the Library's marketing initiatives for increasing community engagement and promoting awareness of services and programs offered by the library. [Full Announcement].

July 15, 2021

Solus North America’s largest library consortium selects the Solus Library App. Solus announced that the Illinois Heartland Library System automation group SHARE selected the Solus mobile Library App, based on recommendations from the SHARE Executive Council, E-Resources Committee, Finance & Policy Committee, and SHARE members. [Full Announcement].

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. PrairieCat Consortium joins Vega Engagement Development Partner Program. Innovative, a ProQuest company and leading global provider of library software, announced that PrairieCat, a consortium with an integrated library automation system shared by 137 libraries, has joined the Vega Engagement Development Partner program to help shape the Vega Library Experience suite. [Full Announcement].

July 9, 2021

Patron Point Lansing Public Library (IL) selects Patron Point. Patron Point announced that Lansing Public Library of Lansing, Illinois, has selected its patron engagement platform to support the Library's strategic plan for increasing community engagement and promoting awareness of services and programs offered by the library. [Full Announcement].

June 30, 2021

Ex Libris SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry selects Ex Libris Esploro to demonstrate impact of research and expand partnerships. Libris, a ProQuest company, announced that the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry has chosen the Ex Libris Esploro research information management solution to transform the way in which ESF presents its research to the world. ESF will use the Esploro solution to capture scholars' output and data, showcase the college's research, and measure its research performance through analytics and benchmarks. [Full Announcement].

June 25, 2021

OCLC Libraries in Germany and Switzerland join OCLC’s WorldShare Management Services community. Several libraries in Germany and Switzerland have recently selected OCLC's WorldShare Management Services as their new library services platform. These libraries include Franklin University Switzerland, Brandenburg University of Police, Kühne Logistics University, and Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Leipzig [Full Announcement].

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].

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