Library Technology Guides

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October 18, 2021

ByWater Solutions ByWater Solutions announces support of Aspen Discovery for Coastline Library Network. ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced that they are providing support and hosting services for the Aspen Open Source Discovery system for Coastline Library Network in Oregon. The Coastline Library Network has been a Koha and ByWater partner since 2014. [Full Announcement].

Galecia Group More Arizona Libraries Join LibraryCall Dial-A-Story Program. After a successful first year of offering Dial-A-Story at 18 libraries, all but two will be renewing their service and five new libraries are being added bringing the total to 23 Arizona customers. The project is supported by the Arizona State Library. [Full Announcement].

October 15, 2021

MOBIUS MOBIUS migrates Person County Public Library System to NC Cardinal Consortium. MOBIUS announced that the Person 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 September 16, 2021. [Full Announcement].

October 14, 2021

ByWater Solutions ByWater Solutions Announces Support of Aspen Discovery for Henry Carter Hull Library. ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced today that they are providing support and hosting services for the Aspen Open Source Discovery system for Henry Carter Hull in Clinton, CT. The Henry Carter Hull Public Library has been a Koha and ByWater partner since 2013 [Full Announcement].

October 12, 2021

ByWater Solutions Marion County Library System goes live on Koha with ByWater support. ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced that Marion County Library System in Florida is now live on Koha. [Full Announcement].

October 8, 2021

ByWater Solutions Okaloosa County Public Library Cooperative goes live on Aspen and Koha with ByWater support. ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced that the Okaloosa County Public Library Cooperative in Florida is now live on Aspen Discovery and Koha with ByWater Support. [Full Announcement].

October 6, 2021

Equinox Equinox welcomes Rolla Public Library to the Missouri Evergreen Consortium. Equinox Open Library Initiative welcomed Rolla Public Library to the Missouri Evergreen Consortium with their deployment of Evergreen ILS, an award winning library solution used by more than 1,800 libraries worldwide. [Full Announcement].

October 5, 2021

EBSCO Information Services Chile’s University of Concepcion now live with the FOLIO Library Services Platform. University of Concepcion has become the first library in Chile and Latin America to fully adopt the FOLIO Library Services Platform. UdeC utilized EBSCO FOLIO from EBSCO Information Services for their implementation services and will continue to use EBSCO FOLIO for hosting services. This is the first FOLIO implementation in Latin America and will serve as an example for libraries in the region looking to switch to an open-source LSP. [Full Announcement].

September 29, 2021

ByWater Solutions ByWater Solutions announces support of Aspen Discovery for VOKAL. ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced that they are providing support and hosting services for the Aspen Open Source Discovery system for the Vermont Organization of Koha Automated Libraries, a project of the Green Mountain Library Consortium [Full Announcement].

September 21, 2021

Ex Libris Japan’s National Institute of Informatics Library goes live with Ex Libris Alma library services and Primo Discovery to improve efficiency in accessing academic resources with a centralized system. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced that the Ex Libris Alma library services platform and the Ex Libris Primo discovery solution have gone live at the National Institute of Informatics, in Japan. The Alma platform will support the NII, which is dedicated to the creation of future value in the new field of informatics. [Full Announcement].

September 19, 2021

Index Data PALCI and ConnectNY libraries now live on ReShare hosted by Index Data. Earlier this month, library patrons of both the PALCI consortium and ConnectNY started using ReShare Shared Inventory and ReShare Returnables to request the delivery of books between campuses. PALCI was the first consortium to go live and use these next-generation apps to expedite the movement of items between libraries—effectively broadening the base of knowledge available to these students, faculty, and staff. Index Data is providing hosting and implementation support for both the PALCI and ConnectNY ReShare installations. [Full Announcement].

September 16, 2021

Ex Libris Ex Libris Library App now live at the University of Amsterdam. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced that the University of Amsterdam is now live with the Ex Libris Library Mobile app, just in time for the new academic year. The Ex Libris Library Mobile app, powered by Ex Libris campusM, will help librarians provide their customers with the seamless user experience that they have come to expect from the retail, banking, and leisure applications that they use daily. The UvA Library will use the app to increase the visibility of library services such as account information, library hours, and study spaces. With useful information at hand, students can easily connect to the library and carry out library-related tasks on the go. [Full Announcement].

September 15, 2021

ByWater Solutions MetroShare Consortium goes live on Aspen and Koha with ByWater support. ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, the MetroShare Consortium in Texas is now live on Aspen Discovery and Koha with ByWater Support. [Full Announcement].

September 14, 2021

Equinox Equinox welcomes James Memorial Public Library to the Missouri Evergreen Consortium. Equinox Open Library Initiative, an expert leader in open source technology, development, and support for libraries, announced the migration of the James Memorial Public Library to Evergreen ILS as the newest member of the Missouri Evergreen Consortium. [Full Announcement].

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].

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 26, 2021

PTFS Three public libraries begin using Bibliovation 7.0 in production. Three federal government public libraries have gone live using a hosted offering of the Bibliovation 7.0 Library Services Platform. One library is in Illinois, one in Louisiana, and one in Washington. These three institutions are now using Bibliovation 7.0 to manage physical and electronic resources as they serve their respective communities. The migration for all three libraries took place during the early summer and all three went in the first weeks of August. The library staffs are now enjoying the benefits of a 100% browser-based library management solution in a FedRAMP-certified hosting facility. The users of the three libraries are accessing their collections and related resources using the Bibliovation Discovery Layer. [Full Announcement].

August 24, 2021

Atlas Systems, Inc. Columbia University adds three libraries to their Aeon installation. Columbia University has added three new libraries to their Rare Books and Manuscripts Library installation of Aeon. The Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary, and C.V. Starr East Asian Library at Columbia University are now live using Aeon to manage workflows and request for their archives and special collections. [Full Announcement].

ByWater Solutions ByWater Solutions announces support of Aspen Discovery for Spanish Fork Library. ByWater Solutions announced that they are providing support and hosting services for the Aspen Open Source Discovery system for Spanish Fork Library in Spanish Fork, Utah. Aspen was added to Spanish Fork's already existing Koha ILS that ByWater Solutions has supported since 2012! We are so happy to expand our partnership with Spanish Fork and their outstanding staff. [Full Announcement].

August 17, 2021

ByWater Solutions Two new libraries join VOKAL With ByWater Solutions' Koha support. ByWater Solutions, announced that Vermont Organization of Koha Automated Libraries has added Fletcher Free Library and Lincoln Library to its consortium. They will be using Koha for their ILS. [Full Announcement].

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