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Current News Service and Archive


September 13, 2021

ByWater Solutions Washoe County Law Library Goes Live on Koha with ByWater Support. ByWater Solutions announced that Washoe County Law Library is now live on Koha. [Full Announcement].

September 10, 2021

Patron Point Napa County Library (CA) selects Patron Point. Patron Point announced that Napa County Library of Napa, California, has selected its patron engagement platform to support the initiatives of the Library's strategic plan and vision. [Full Announcement].

September 3, 2021

Patron Point La Porte County Public Library (IN) selects Patron Point. Patron Point announced that La Porte County Public Library of La Porte, Indiana, has selected its patron engagement platform to support the initiatives of the Library's strategic plan and vision. [Full Announcement].

September 1, 2021

Overdrive OverDrive donates kids and teens titles to public libraries worldwide. To help libraries meet increased demand for digital content, OverDrive donated 260 juvenile and young adult titles to more than 21,000 public libraries around the world. This bundle, part of OverDrive's new Everyone Reads program, includes high-interest ebook, audiobook and Read-Along titles that are always available to patrons through September 1, 2024. OverDrive is the leading digital reading platform for libraries and schools worldwide. [Full Announcement].

August 30, 2021

Equinox Equinox welcomes Henry County Library to the Missouri Evergreen Consortium. Equinox Open Library Initiative announced the migration of Henry County Library to Evergreen ILS as part of the Missouri Evergreen Consortium. Evergreen Integrated Library System is an award winning and trusted library solution used by more than 1,800 libraries worldwide. [Full Announcement].

August 27, 2021

The Library Corporation Belhaven University Includes Library•Solution on its Back-to-School List. The Library Corporation welcomed Belhaven University to its family of customers as the university library in Jackson, Mississippi, recently completed its implementation of Library.Solution. The migration to the new library management system will allow the Belhaven University library staff more operational efficiencies and improved workflows, just in time for the start of the Fall semester. [Full Announcement].

August 23, 2021

ProQuest From Texas to New Jersey, 34 new Gannett Newspapers bring local perspectives to researchers. EdTech leader ProQuest is pleased to announce that an additional 34 newspaper titles from Gannett are now exclusively available to academic and public libraries for research, teaching and learning on the ProQuest platform. These additional Gannett titles include the newspapers Memphis Commercial Appeal, Evansville Courier & Press, El Paso Times, The Record (Bergen County, NJ), Corpus Christi Caller Times and many more. Some of these titles have never before been digitally available to libraries. [Full Announcement].

August 20, 2021

The Library Corporation Latest CARL product release highlights public library patrons. The Library Corporation announced the latest release of the CARL suite of integrated library software, including features targeted at providing inclusive library features and pleasant patron experiences, in addition to enhancing library staff workflows and providing additional customization options to meet their libraries' community needs. This summer release includes CARL.X version 9.6.9, CARL.Connect Staff version 1.6.5, CARL.Connect Discovery version 3.6.3, and CARL APIs version 1.9.9. [Full Announcement].

August 14, 2021

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Klamath County Library System chooses Vega Discover. Innovative, a ProQuest company and leading global provider of library software, announced that the Klamath County Library System has selected Vega Discover, Innovative's new, modern discovery solution. [Full Announcement].

August 13, 2021

Patron Point Clermont County Library System (OH) launches Patron Point. Patron Point announced that the Clermont County Public Library of Ohio has selected Patron Point to support its effort to keep residents informed about the resources, services, and programs offered. [Full Announcement].

MOBIUS MOBIUS migrates Burke County Public Library System to NC Cardinal consortium. MOBIUS announced that the Burke County Public Library System successfully migrated and went live as a member of the NC Cardinal Consortium, which utilizes the Evergreen Integrated Library System (ILS), on May 6, 2021. [Full Announcement].

August 7, 2021

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Tuscaloosa Public Library Launches Vega Discover. Innovative, a ProQuest company and leading global provider of library software, announced that Tuscaloosa Public Library has launched Vega Discover as their primary discovery tool. [Full Announcement].

August 6, 2021

Patron Point Weber County Library System (UT) selects Patron Point. Patron Point announced that Weber County Library System of Ogden, Utah, has selected its patron engagement platform to support Library's marketing efforts and promotion of available resources and programs. [Full Announcement].

July 7, 2021

BiblioCommons BiblioCommons welcomes new library partners in the second quarter of 2021. BiblioCommons formed new partnerships with public libraries across the United States and Canada in the second quarter of the year. The BiblioCommons team is excited at the opportunity to work with new consortia and public libraries of all sizes in urban, suburban, and rural areas across North America. [Full Announcement].

July 1, 2021

Las Vegas Clark-County Library District. Dan Rather's What Unites Us: The Graphic Novel Available Free to All Nevada Residents, Sponsored by Las Vegas-Clark County Library District & Macmillan. In an innovative eBook partnership between public libraries and book publishers, Las Vegas Clark-County Library District and Macmillan announced the availability, to all Nevada residents, the newly released Dan Rather eBook What Unites Us: The Graphic Novel. In this illustrated adaptation of Rather's bestselling collection of essays, legendary news anchor provides a voice of reason and explores what it means to be a true patriot. [Full Announcement].

June 22, 2021

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Middle Country Public Library Chooses Vega Discover. Innovative, a ProQuest company and leading global provider of library software, announced that Middle County Public Library in New York has selected Vega Discover, Innovative's new, modern discovery solution. [Full Announcement].

ByWater Solutions ByWater Solutions announces support of Koha for Motlow State Community College. ByWater Solutions announced that they are providing support services for Koha ILS for Motlow State Community College in Tennessee. Bywater Solutions completed the transition of Motlow State Community College's 69,000+ items from Alma to Koha and is providing ongoing support services to the library. [Full Announcement].

June 21, 2021

Patron Point Victoria Public Library (TX) launches Patron Point.. Patron Point announced that Victoria Public Library of Victoria, Texas, has launched its patron engagement platform to support the Library's strategic plan for promoting programs and services, and supporting the objective for increasing participation and use of the library's resources. [Full Announcement].

June 17, 2021

ByWater Solutions ByWater Solutions partners with Patron Point to integrate library marketing within Koha. ByWater Solutions announced that the Koha Open Source ILS now has integration with Patron Point, the leading community engagement platform for public libraries. This partnership opens the Koha Community to drive their digital marketing and their community engagement. Patron Point works to connect Koha to a wide range of third-party services such as eBook platforms, databases, events, and many others. [Full Announcement].

June 11, 2021

ByWater Solutions ByWater Solutions Partners with koha-US to raise money for the Koha Community. ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced today that their partnership with koha-US raised over $1,800.00 for the Koha Community. 69 Community members participated in the month-long challenge logging over 2,140 miles for the month of May. [Full Announcement].

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