Library Technology Guides

Current News Service and Archive

November 24, 2021

The Library Corporation TLC welcomes the Return of J Robert Jamerson Memorial Library to Library.Solution. The Library Corporation welcomes the return of another former customer to Library.Solution. J. Robert Jamerson Memorial Library migrated away from the open-source Koha platform supported by Bywater Solutions and returned to TLC — their previous library management vendor of 22 years prior to 2014. [Full Announcement].

November 19, 2021

Patron Point Barrington Area Library (IL) chooses Patron Point. Patron Point announced that Barrington Area Library in Barrington, Illinois, has selected its patron engagement platform to support the Library's goal of supporting lifelong, active learning and an appreciation for creativity and innovation. [Full Announcement].

November 13, 2021

The Library Corporation New Haven Public Schools Delighted to Return to TLC Family. The Library Corporation announced the recent implementation of Library.Solution for Schools for another returning customer: New Haven Public Schools in Connecticut. After a thoughtful deliberation process, NHPS chose a return to TLC, their previous library management vendor of 11 years prior to 2015. NHPS staff were pleased with the seamless data migration provided by TLC for transaction and materials records. [Full Announcement].

November 12, 2021

collectionHQ Welcome, Algonquin Area Public Library District. collectionHQ announced that the Algonquin Area Public Library District has subscribed to its world leading data analytics product. [Full Announcement].

November 10, 2021

PTFS Europe NCG chooses Koha open source library management system, hosted and supported by PTFS Europe. NCG consists of 7 Colleges (Carlisle College, Kidderminster College, Lewisham College, Newcastle College, Newcastle Sixth Form College, Southwark College and West Lancashire College) and has chosen Koha as its new Library Management System, to replace previous solutions across the group. Each College had its own LMS with its own library collection and each are managed independently. One of the goals of this project was for all Colleges in the group to share a single system which will allow for cross group support, knowledge sharing, future collaboration and sharing of resources and good practice. [Full Announcement].

November 9, 2021

Civica Libraries across every Irish county to benefit from new digital tech to help boost reading and literacy. Libraries across every county of Ireland are set to benefit from the rollout of a new software system to boost national and local efforts to encourage more reading and improve literacy. The Local Government Management Agency, a state body that provides a range of professional services to local authorities, is working with global software provider Civica to implement the cloud Spydus library management platform in all public libraries across Ireland's 31 local authorities. A complete solution for library management, Spydus will support national programmes to inspire, connect and empower communities and improve reading and literacy. The new software will support the government's Our Public Libraries 2022 national public library strategy. [Full Announcement].

November 5, 2021

Patron Point Saskatoon Public Library launches Patron Point. Patron Point announced that Saskatoon Public Library, in Saskatchewan, Canada, has selected its patron engagement platform to support its vision of changing lives through community connections, engagement and inclusivity. [Full Announcement].

November 1, 2021

Ex Libris Charles University is first Czech Institution to adopt Ex Libris Alma Library Services and Primo Discovery. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce that Charles University—a prominent research university based in Prague—is the first institution in the Czech Republic to select the Ex Libris Alma library services platform and Primo discovery solution. All of the CU library services will be unified under the Alma platform, which will replace the school's previous library products, and integrated with Primo discovery. [Full Announcement].

Axiell Axiell’s integrated MuseTech Ecosystem chosen by the Historic New Orleans Collection. Axiell announced that The Historic New Orleans Collection has chosen Axiell's collections management platform, Axiell Collections, and collections online product, Arena, to centralize their collections data and boost efficiency across the institution. These platforms will be integrated with THNOC's digital asset management system, Piction.In January 2021, Axiell announced a partnership with Piction and the two companies now collaborate on a shared production roadmap for the benefit of companies like THNOC that seek to connect, streamline and enrich data across platforms in their institution. The integration with Piction is now part of Axiell's standard CMS application. [Full Announcement].

October 29, 2021

Patron Point Rapid City Public Library (SD) selects Patron Point. Patron Point announced today that Rapid City Public Library, in Rapid City, SD, has selected its patron engagement platform to support its mission of exploring ideas, expanding knowledge and enriching community. [Full Announcement].

October 20, 2021

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Avenu Insights & Analytics selects Vega Discover for Germantown Community Library. Innovative, a ProQuest company and leading global provider of library software, announced today that Avenu Insights & Analytics has selected Vega Discover, Innovative's new, modern discovery solution, for the Germantown Community Library in Tennessee. [Full Announcement].

October 15, 2021

Patron Point Tulsa City-County Library (OK) launches Patron Point. Patron Point announced that Tulsa City-County Library, in Tulsa, Oklahoma has selected its patron engagement platform to support the Library's goals of promoting lifelong learning and literacy in all forms and contributing to stronger communities. [Full Announcement].

October 1, 2021

Patron Point St. Tammany Parish Library (LA) selects Patron Point. Patron Point announced that St. Tammany Parish Library in Covington, Louisiana, has selected its patron engagement platform to support the Library's commitment to offering programs and materials designed to meet residents' cultural, informational, educational and recreational needs. [Full Announcement].

September 29, 2021

LibLime LibLime Wins Multi-Million Dollar Five Year Bibliovation Contract. Bibliovation has been selected by a federal government library as their new Library Services Platform. The library has awarded LibLime a five-year support and maintenance contract worth several million dollars over the life of the contract. The library has several branches throughout the country and will use multiple Bibliovation systems to support their research community. Bibliovation provides the technical capabilities the library needs to meet all workflow requirements for print and digital collections. The LibLime cost proposal falls within the library's budgetary goals as well. LibLime will work closely with library staff to provide support services beginning in mid-September, 2021. [Full Announcement].

September 24, 2021

Patron Point Warwick Public Library (RI) selects Patron Point. Patron Point announced that Warwick Public Library of Warwick, Rhode Island, has selected Patron Point as its patron engagement platform to support the Library's commitment to improving the quality of life in Warwick through learning, personal discovery and the free flow of information and ideas. [Full Announcement].

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Mason Public Library selects Vega Discover and Vega Interact. Innovative, a ProQuest company and leading global provider of library software, announced that Mason Public Library in Ohio has selected Vega Discover for a modern discovery experience, and Vega Interact, Innovative's new communications tool that helps libraries have personalized, one-on-one conversations with patrons across multiple communication channels. [Full Announcement].

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].