Library Technology Guides

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August 4, 2021

SirsiDynix Waynesburg University joins CloudSource OA pilot program. Waynesburg University has joined the CloudSource OA pilot program. As the newest content solution from SirsiDynix, CloudSource OA offers libraries access to a comprehensive collection of vetted, quality OA articles, journals, and eBooks, as well as an intuitive discovery to easily organize and display open access materials. [Full Announcement].

July 21, 2021

SirsiDynix Amigos Library Services joins CloudSource OA pilot program. SirsiDynix has partnered with Amigos Library Services to offer member libraries pilot access to CloudSource OA, a new content platform from SirsiDynix that delivers vetted, quality open access (OA) articles, eTextbooks, and eBooks in an intuitive way to library patrons. The CloudSource OA package also includes BLUEcloud Course Lists, which facilitates library collaboration with faculty on affordable learning initiatives that emphasize library licensed and open materials. With seamless learning management system integration, it meets users where they are and ensures easy access to library collections at the point of need. [Full Announcement].

May 5, 2021

SirsiDynix SirsiDynix and EveryLibrary release powerful new advocacy tool. SirsiDynix and EveryLibrary partnered together to produce a new advocacy tool, which was presented at the Customers Of SirsiDynix Users Group Inc. (COSUGI) 2021 conference. The video demonstrates the unparalleled value of libraries to their communities with reputable data, facts, and figures. Libraries can use this video in preparing for or as part of a budget advocacy meeting with local representatives. [Full Announcement].

April 14, 2021

SirsiDynix Surrey County Council joins The Libraries Consortium. SirsiDynix announced that Surrey County Council is the latest member to join The Libraries Consortium (TLC), a rapidly expanding network of public library authorities in the UK, sharing technology, stock and expertise to increase impact at reduced cost. Surrey has 52 libraries serving 1.2 million people and this is part of the Library Transformation Programme improving services for our residents. [Full Announcement].

March 9, 2021

SirsiDynix SirsiDynix MobileCirc becomes MobileStaff. SirsiDynix's task-oriented mobile app for staff members—formerly known as MobileCirc—has become MobileStaff. This versatile app's expanded functionality now goes far beyond circulating materials, empowering patrons with self-checkout and allowing staff members to work from anywhere. [Full Announcement].

December 8, 2020

SirsiDynix Carver County Public Library selects SirsiDynix as Their ILS Vendor. Inglewood Public Library has selected SirsiDynix as their Integrated Library System (ILS) partner. Believing in the power libraries have to uplift and enrich their communities, SirsiDynix is honored to provide services and support to Carver County Public Library. [Full Announcement].

December 4, 2020

SirsiDynix SirsiDynix BLUEcloud Mobile enhancements now include patron self-service and click and collect. To allow for safer, contactless circulation in response to the challenges that COVID-19 is presenting to the libraries, SirsiDynix announced enhancements to the BLUEcloud Mobile application with Patron Self-Service and Click & Collect. The new optional workflows allow patrons to use their mobile devices to check books in and out with barcodes and RFID systems. This functionality is supported by vendors such as 3M, Bibliotheca, PV Supa, FE, Envisionware, and D-Tech. [Full Announcement].

November 5, 2020

SirsiDynix Public Libraries Victoria welcomes new libraries to its consortia. Public Libraries Victoria announced the addition of three new libraries to its consortia, including Wyndham City Libraries, Moonee Valley Libraries, and Hobsons Bay Libraries. PLV now has a total of 26 libraries and hopes to see others join later in the year. [Full Announcement].

October 20, 2020

SirsiDynix Inglewood Public Library selects SirsiDynix as their ILS vendor. Inglewood Public Library has selected SirsiDynix as their Integrated Library System (ILS) partner. Believing in the power libraries have to uplift and enrich their communities, SirsiDynix is honored to provide services and support for Inglewood Public Library. [Full Announcement].

October 14, 2020

SirsiDynix Essex and Thurrock join a Framework for the Future: The Libraries Consortium. SirsiDynix announced that Essex County Council and Thurrock Council have joined The Libraries Consortium (formerly The London Libraries Consortium), taking TLC's reach beyond London and the home counties. [Full Announcement].

September 15, 2020

SirsiDynix Pasadena Public Library selects SirsiDynix as their ILS vendor. Pasadena Public Library has selected SirsiDynix as their Integrated Library System (ILS) partner. Believing in the power libraries have to uplift and enrich their communities, SirsiDynix is honored to provide services and support for Pasadena Public Library. [Full Announcement].

August 12, 2020

SirsiDynix SirsiDynix Launches the Community Engagement Platform. announced the general availability of its newest product, the Community Engagement Platform (CEP). CEP is a comprehensive marketing tool for libraries of all shapes and sizes. It consolidates multiple products and services into one cohesive solution, delivers unified and consistent branding, and creates more effective marketing campaigns with data directly from the Integrated Library System (ILS). The Community Engagement Platform is now available to all libraries worldwide. [Full Announcement].

July 29, 2020

SirsiDynix Plano Public Library (TX) Selects SirsiDynix as their ILS Vendor. SirsiDynix announced that Plano Public Library has selected SirsiDynix as their Integrated Library System partner. SirsiDynix believes in the power libraries have to uplift and enrich their communities and is honored to provide services and support in this endeavor. SirsiDynix is excited to welcome Plano Public Library. [Full Announcement].

July 17, 2020

SirsiDynix SirsiDynix Announces 2020 Power of Libraries Award Winners at Connections Summit: Directors Edition. SirsiDynix's 2020 Power of Libraries Award winners were announced at Connections Summit: Directors Edition. The Power of Libraries Award is given every year to acknowledge the work libraries do to support and uplift their communities. This year's winners are: Boone County Public Library, Hamilton East Public Library, and Broward County Libraries. [Full Announcement].

May 26, 2020

SirsiDynix SirsiDynix launches BLUEcloud Course Lists for North America. SirsiDynix announced the North American launch of BLUEcloud Course Lists, a course reading list management solution for universities, colleges, and schools. BLUEcloud Course Lists gives instructors and library staff the tools they need to collaborate effectively to create interactive online lists of resources that students need for their studies. BLUEcloud Course Lists is now available to all libraries in North America. Availability to all other regions is projected to follow in the third quarter. [Full Announcement].

April 15, 2020

SirsiDynix EOS.Web now a FedRAMP Low Authorized ILS. SirsiDynix announced the completed FedRAMP authorization for EOS.Web. EOS.Web customers can now use the FedRAMP Low Authorized Integrated Library System data center. FedRAMP provides a standardized, federally approved, and secure approach for all applications that host government data in the cloud. SirsiDynix has worked with an agency and partner to obtain FedRAMP authorization which provides a streamlined ILS acquisition and/or renewal process. After completing the extensive assessment and development required, EOS.Web now supports the FedRAMP requirements. [Full Announcement].

March 27, 2020

SirsiDynix SirsiDynix Announces Free Self-Paced and Live Training Sessions for all SirsiDynix Libraries. As many libraries are facing temporary closure, and staff is adapting to a new work/life balance, SirsiDynix announced today that their entire catalog of self-paced training and select live instructor-led training is now available to all customers, free of charge. [Full Announcement].

February 26, 2020

SirsiDynix SirsiDynix awarded a place on new ESPO Framework. SirsiDynix announced that it has been awarded a place as a supplier on the new ESPO Library Solutions and Systems framework (350-19). This framework offers a quick, simple and competitive route to procure library management systems, RFID solutions, and self-service technology for libraries across the UK, including integration, training and associated support services. [Full Announcement].

February 5, 2020

SirsiDynix SirsiDynix Sees Robust Growth in 2019. SirsiDynix is excited to announce that in 2019 nearly 100 libraries chose SirsiDynix as their new ILS provider. With its suite of BLUEcloud products and related services—SirsiDynix serves public, academic, K-12, and special libraries, worldwide. SirsiDynix is grateful to its library family for its support and is proud to serve such an important industry. [Full Announcement].

December 13, 2019

SirsiDynix Faulker-Van Buren Regional Library System selects SirsiDynix as their ILS vendor. SirsiDynix announced today that Faulkner-Van Buren Regional Library System has selected SirsiDynix as their Integrated Library System (ILS) partner. [Full Announcement].

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