Library Technology Guides

Current News Service and Archive

November 2, 2021

Bibliotheca Integrated library communications now available globally with uniFi+ . Bibliotheca has announced that its integrated communication system, uniFi+, first released in Scandinavia in 2019, is now available to libraries worldwide. Unlike traditional digital signage, uniFi+ uniquely integrates with public PCs, Bibliotheca selfChecks, remoteLockers, and other solutions to enrich communications inside and outside the library walls. Developed specifically for libraries, uniFi+ allows content to be pushed to multiple screens across multiple branches while still allowing branches the autonomy to add specialized content for their users. [Full Announcement].

October 12, 2021

Bibliotheca Biblio+, a library of entertainment at your fingertips. Bibliotheca unveiled biblio+, a new streaming service for libraries and their patrons, in a live virtual event attended by 400 librarians from all around North America.  biblio+ is turning the library streaming model on its head by offering unlimited, ad-free streaming for one affordable subscription price. [Full Announcement].

September 2, 2021

Bibliotheca Hearst Media magazines joins NewsStand catalogue. Bibliotheca announced that Hearst Media, one of the world's largest publishers of magazine media across all platforms, has joined its ever-growing NewsStand catalogue. cloudLibrary NewsStand, Bibliotheca's digital magazine and newspaper subscription service, now provides libraries with unlimited simultaneous access to more than 7,000 titles in over 60 languages. [Full Announcement].

May 5, 2021

Bibliotheca ComicsPlus now available worldwide for Bibliotheca customers. Bibliotheca has announced that the ComicsPlus subscription, which offers unlimited, simultaneous access to more than 20,000 digital comics, graphic novels, and manga, is now available for sale to libraries worldwide. [Full Announcement].

March 25, 2021

Bibliotheca New cloudLibrary NewsStand: all-you-can-read digital magazines and newspapers for libraries. Bibliotheca announced the release of cloudLibrary NewsStand, a new digital service that brings the world's largest catalogue of magazine and newspaper titles to libraries for unlimited simultaneous use. The collection can be viewed at, and the app downloaded from the App Store and Google Play. [Full Announcement].

November 19, 2020

Bibliotheca bibliotheca partners with LibraryPass to Bring ComicsPlus to Public Libraries. bibliotheca and LibraryPass have announced a partnership that brings unlimited, simultaneous access to ComicPlus' entire catalogue of more than 20,000 digital comics, graphic novels, and manga to bibliotheca library customers. The two-pronged deal includes a distribution agreement that makes ComicsPlus immediately available to bibliotheca customers through LibraryPass' standalone app, as well as a development agreement that will make bibliotheca's cloudLibrary the first and only digital platform to fully integrate the ComicsPlus collection, providing a seamless experience for cloudLibrary users. [Full Announcement].

September 30, 2020

Bibliotheca Authentix announces acquisition of Traceless Authentication Group. Authentix, the authority in authentication and information services, announced today that it has acquired the Traceless Authentication Group from Bibliotheca, Inc. a library systems solutions company serving over 30,000 libraries worldwide. MHT Partners, L.P. acted as financial advisor to Authentix in this transaction. [Full Announcement].

September 14, 2020

Bibliotheca bibliotheca Launches New Solutions to Help Libraries Thrive During Uncertain Times. bibliotheca recently introduced open+ count and open+ reserve, solutions designed to help libraries monitor and control building occupancy and alleviate user anxiety, while ensuring access to critical library materials and services. [Full Announcement].

Bibliotheca Four features in cloudLibrary’s Cirrus reader you don't want to miss. The bibliotheca team continually partners with libraries to ensure the cloudLibrary app does all it can to create an integrated, exciting, and helpful experience for all users. We're excited to share updates to the new cloudLibrary Cirrus eBook reader that takes digital reading to the next level. [Full Announcement].

July 1, 2020

Bibliotheca cloudLibrary partners with RBmedia to add Recorded Books, Graphic Audio, and W.F. Howes to digital collection. bibliotheca announced that it is adding the entire audiobook collection from RBmedia's top publishing brands to the 1.5 million titles already available to cloudLibrary content customers. [Full Announcement].

December 5, 2019

Bibliotheca bibliotheca announces the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer. bibliotheca Chairman of the Shareholders Committee, Thomas Geitner announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Ray Hood as CEO of Bibliotheca Group, effective November 5th, 2019. [Full Announcement].

January 14, 2019

Bibliotheca 随着OEP终止与远望谷进行关于和bibliotheca合并事宜的磋商 bibliotheca特此宣布对中国市场的投资计划. 全球领先的图书馆系统解决方案提供商bibliotheca(中国区全资子公司 -必布奇自动化设备(上海)有限公司,以下简称“必布奇”)宣布加强对中国市场的投资承诺。 [Full Announcement].

January 10, 2019

Bibliotheca bibliotheca Receives Gold and Platinum Modern Library Awards for Fifth Consecutive Year. bibliotheca, a leading global library technology solutions provider is proud to announce that it has received four platinum awards and two gold awards in LibraryWorks’ fifth annual Modern Library Awards (MLAs.) The MLAs were created to recognize the top products and services in the library industry in a truly unbiased format. [Full Announcement].

Bibliotheca bibliotheca Receives Gold and Platinum Modern Library Awards for Fifth Consecutive Year. bibliotheca, a leading global library technology solutions provider is proud to announce that it has received four platinum awards and two gold awards in LibraryWorks’ fifth annual Modern Library Awards (MLAs.) The MLAs were created to recognize the top products and services in the library industry in a truly unbiased format. [Full Announcement].

December 21, 2018

Bibliotheca bibliotheca hosts open house at award-winning Gwinnett County Public Library. On November 29, 2018, over 20 forward-thinking library directors and management team members from across the southeast met at Gwinnett County Public Library’s Suwanee branch in Georgia to discuss the role of innovative technology in library service. [Full Announcement].

November 9, 2018

Bibliotheca Forward-thinking libraries meet in Hamilton, Ontario to discuss the future of library service and extending access with bibliotheca’s open+. Last month, Hamilton Public Library in Ontario, Canada, welcomed more than 30 library directors and management team members from 17 different Canadian library systems to participate in an open house focusing on its successful implementation of bibliotheca’s open+ library solution. Hamilton Public Library is the first Canadian library system to use the solution, which has been popular in Europe for a decade. [Full Announcement].

October 31, 2018

Bibliotheca Ventura County Library wins multiple awards for extending access with open+ by bibliotheca. The Ventura County Library has recently won two awards for the implementation of bibliotheca’s open+ solution. Designed to complement staffed library hours, open+ is a comprehensive system that allows libraries to provide additional unstaffed hours, making library spaces and resources more accessible to the community. [Full Announcement].

September 26, 2018

Bibliotheca bibliotheca organizational change to enhance customer experience in the Americas. bibliotheca announced today that Matthew Bellamy will be transitioning from his role as Chief Commercial Officer to President Americas, where he will lead the bibliotheca organization in the United States, Canada, and Brazil, as well as the Partners business for Latin and South America. [Full Announcement].

June 19, 2018

Bibliotheca bibliotheca introduces ground-breaking upgrades for cloudLibrary at ALA 2018. bibliotheca will be introducing three exciting new cloudLibrary modules at this summer’s ALA conference in New Orleans, June 22 – 25, 2018. [Full Announcement].

March 15, 2018

Bibliotheca Helping libraries expand access and convenience: bibliotheca launches open+™ at PLA. bibliotheca announces the North American launch of its open library solution, open+. open+ is a comprehensive solution that provides more convenient access for users, more flexibility for library staff and more opportunities for libraries to make an impact within their communities. Using the open+ solution, libraries can control building access, security, and automation through one efficient central management hub. Seamlessly integrating with existing ILS and library solutions, open+ allows libraries to easily configure open hours, monitor library activity, control audio announcements and more. [Full Announcement].