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March 25, 2014

Booksite. POCA 2.3.2 release: OverDrive deep integration and recommended titles feature. Booksite announced today the release of Version 2.3.2 of POCA, their cloud based catalog overlay and discovery layer. This release contains two highly anticipated features: the deep integration of OverDrive holdings and borrowing capabilities; and a recommended titles feature. [Full Announcement].

February 7, 2014

Booksite. POCA 2.3.1 release for Libraries to lay foundation for open content. Booksite announced that version 2.3.1 of POCA, the cloud based, system-independent catalog overlay and discovery layer has been released. POCA has integrated additional custom applications with the new VuFind 2.1 version, for the Catalog Overlay portion of this release. The most visible change is POCAs Unified Search Bar providing patrons a single source for searching library catalog and database content. Incorporated in this release is the POCA consolidated patron account module that allows for the deep integration of patron activity and holdings to include externally processed eBook lending options with internal library ILS patron activity. The scope of mobile responsive pages from POCA was also significantly expanded. [Full Announcement].