Library Technology Guides

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September 22, 2021

Ex Libris Jackson State University Adopts Ex Libris campusM Mobile App and Portal to Enhance Communications. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced that Jackson State University has selected the Ex Libris campusM mobile app and web portal to replace the university's Ellucian system. campusM will help JSU deliver critical communications and keep students informed of campus news and events in a timely manner. In addition, through the campusM no-code App Manager, the university administration will be able to remind students to carry out various tasks, such as registering, enrolling in classes, and checking grades. [Full Announcement].

September 17, 2021

Patron Point Novi Public Library (MI) launches Patron Point. Patron Point announced that Novi Public Library, Michigan, has selected its patron engagement platform to support the goal for more targeted marketing strategies as part of the Library's current strategic plan. [Full Announcement].

September 16, 2021

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

September 14, 2021

EBSCO Information Services Eight academic institutions from around the world adopt EBSCO FOLIO’s ERM for electronic resource management. Eight universities in the United Kingdom, Canada and the United States have adopted EBSCO FOLIO ERM from EBSCO Information Services. The libraries either moved from existing electronic resource management (ERM) tools or instituted their first ever ERM. [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 1, 2021

Ex Libris Bayerische Staatsbibliothek (Bavarian State Library) chooses Ex Libris Alma platform to modernize library services. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced that Germany's largest universal and research library, the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek (Bavarian State Library, or BSB), is making the transition to the cloud-based Ex Libris Alma library services platform after almost 20 years of providing library services through an increasingly complex and limited local system. [Full Announcement].

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Vega Community welcomes Brownsburg Public Library. Innovative, a ProQuest company and leading global provider of library software, announced that Brownsburg Public Library in Indiana has selected Vega Discover, Innovative's new, modern discovery solution. [Full Announcement].

August 30, 2021

Ex Libris Rapido resource sharing platform takes off in Australia. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced that Bond University, in Queensland, Australia, has gone live with the Ex Libris Rapido resource sharing platform. The university decided to adopt the Rapido platform to handle an increased demand for interlibrary loans (ILLs) while lowering costs. The free Rapido reciprocal lending model provides significant savings for libraries, like Bond's, that had previously been using a “pay-per-loan” system for both print and document delivery. [Full Announcement].

August 27, 2021

Patron Point Regina Public Library (SK) selects Patron Point. Patron Point announced that Regina Public Library in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, has selected its patron engagement platform to support the library's marketing initiatives for promoting resources, programs and services. [Full Announcement].

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 24, 2021

EBSCO Information Services University of Missouri System adopting the FOLIO library services platform using EBSCO FOLIO Services. four academic libraries in the University of Missouri System are transitioning to the FOLIO Library Services Platform using EBSCO FOLIO Services from EBSCO Information Services. The move to FOLIO will create a unified platform that provides flexibility and a customizable resource for the University of Missouri System while also realizing efficiencies with existing EBSCO systems. [Full Announcement].

August 20, 2021

Patron Point Shorewood-Troy Public Library District (IL) joins Patron Point community. Patron Point announced that Shorewood-Troy Public Library District, Illinois, has selected its patron engagement platform to support the Library's goals for improving communications with members and residents and increasing awareness and use of the resources and services being offered by the Library. [Full Announcement].

August 19, 2021

Solus Dundalk Institute of Technology (DKiT ) deploys the SOLUS app. Dundalk Institute of Technology De Chastelain Library has chosen the SOLUS app to engage students and enable 24/7 remote access to library services and resources. It is designed to simplify communication between libraries and students and to make that 24/7 access to the libary and resources simple and intuitive from a smartphone. [Full Announcement].

August 17, 2021

Civica On demand library services: Campbelltown Library chooses Civica’s Spydus to deliver an even better reading experience for local community. Campbelltown City Council Libraries, which caters for more than 170,000 residents, will be using the integrated library management tool Spydus, provided by global smart software provider Civica. Through Spydus, Campbelltown's local community will be able to access all library services online, including services such as Campbelltown's comprehensive local history archive. [Full Announcement].

August 9, 2021

Catalyst IT Auckland University of Technology choose Koha Library System. Catalyst is delighted to announce that Auckland University of Technology will soon become the first University in New Zealand and Australia to implement Koha Library Management System. [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].

August 3, 2021

Catalyst IT Auckland University of Technology choose Koha Library System. Catalyst announced that Auckland University of Technology will soon become the first University in New Zealand and Australia to implement Koha Library Management System. [Full Announcement].

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 23, 2021

OrangeBoy OrangeBoy welcomes the Winter Park Public Library to the Savannah Platform. OrangeBoy announced the addition of the Winter Park Public Library in Winter Park, FL to its Savannah user community of over 200 library systems across the United States and Canada. [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].

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