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September 16, 2021

Follett Follett Aspen Student Information System partners with MyFlexLearning. Follett School Solutions and Nash Consulting, LLC, announced a partnership to integrate the Follett Aspen Student Information System with Nash Consulting's MyFlexLearning, a flexible scheduling platform. Together, the two systems give schools the benefit of the robust Aspen master scheduler and the ability to provide flexible and personalized daily offerings for students via MyFlexLearning. [Full Announcement].

August 5, 2020

Civica Civica acquires Infoflex. Civica, a global leader in software for public services, has announced that Civica UK Limited, the company's wholly owned subsidiary, has acquired UK based healthcare software specialist Chameleon Information Management Services Limited and its subsidiary, Flex Software Limited, trading as InfoFlex. [Full Announcement].

December 5, 2019

RMG Consultants, Inc.. 2020 RMG’s Annual Presidents' Seminar: Learning from Past Company Presidents. Learn from Past Company Presidents as They Share Perspectives and Advise the Library Industry at RMG’s Annual Presidents' Seminar: The View from the Top. Hear and ask about what these former technology company leaders have to say about their Library Industry experiences, perspectives, and advice. What lessons can we learn from our library automation industry's history as we consider how libraries will absorb and adapt the onslaught of new technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), high speed (5G) mobile data technologies, quantum computing? [Full Announcement].

May 24, 2019

Contex. Texas A&M University-Central Texas preserves history like never before. Contex announced that the University Archives of Texas A&M University-Central Texas uses Contex large format scanners to preserve history like never before. The University Archives installed an IQ Quattro roll-fed scanner and IQ FLEX flatbed scanner at its new facility located at Heritage Hall, which opened in January, this year. The Contex scanners boost staffers' scanning productivity by up to 50%, thanks to quick scanning speeds and Nextimage software, which simplifies functions such as cropping, rotating, and editing, especially for delicate material. [Full Announcement].

March 5, 2019

Tech Logic Historic Woburn Public Library expands; installing Tech Logic automated materials handling sorter and self-checkout. Massachusetts' historic Woburn Public Library will celebrate the grand opening of its renovated building on March 16, featuring state-of-the-art Tech Logic technologies for patron convenience and staff efficiency at its core. [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].

September 18, 2018

Tech Logic Tech Logic develops custom, single-sided sorter for New Monticello Library. Tech Logic partnered with Johnson County (KS) Library System to design and install a unique, custom automated materials handling solution, that includes a drive up book drop and overhead conveyance leading to a 7-bin, single-sided sorter for their new, highly-anticipated Monticello branch. [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].

February 5, 2018

Overdrive After an award-winning year, bibliotheca showcases comprehensive integrated solutions for engaged libraries at ALA Midwinter. bibliotheca will be on hand at this year’s ALA Midwinter Meeting in Denver, February 9-13, 2018, to showcase a host of comprehensive solutions designed to help libraries connect, engage and evolve. [Full Announcement].

October 25, 2017

Tech Logic Tech Logic Welcomes New Senior Solutions Specialists to Represent Northern U.S. and Canada. Tech Logic announced the recent hire of Nicole Johnson and David Degrandchamp, who in October, joined the Tech Logic team as Senior Solutions Specialists for the Northeast U.S. and eastern Canadian territories, and North Central U.S. and central Canadian territories respectively. [Full Announcement].

June 23, 2017

Tech Logic Tech Logic Unveils Enhanced Interface for Self-checkout at ALA Chicago. Tech Logic, inventors of Automated Materials Handling for libraries, and a leading provider of both RFID and barcode-based self-checkout, announced today the release of a new, enhanced CircIT™ FLEX self-checkout user interface design. The new CircIT™ FLEX interface is available to all new and existing customer libraries on their hardware choice of standalone touchscreen kiosk, desktop kiosk, patented staff-monitored "Combo" station, and even as software for library-supplied hardware. [Full Announcement].

June 20, 2017

Bibliotheca bibliotheca solutions help extend the reach of your library. The bibliotheca booth at the ALA Annual conference will be ready to demonstrate the solutions that help libraries reach more people in their community. Along with new and innovative designs to help refresh the inside of the library, there are solutions to help offer services after hours and expand into the community. These solutions are available for demonstration at the ALA Annual conference, June 23-26, 2017 in Chicago, IL, booth 4025. [Full Announcement].

June 19, 2017

Tech Logic Tech Logic to Provide AMH to Sarasota County Library System. Tech Logic is excited to announce that Nicholson Memorial Library System in Garland, Texas has selected Tech Logic to provide both Automated Materials Handling and Self-Checkout solutions. Tech Logic will provide the library system with 6 Automated Material Handling Systems, 11 FLEX Self-Checkout stations, security gates for all branch libraries and other RFID equipment. [Full Announcement].

February 27, 2017

Tech Logic Tech Logic rolls out new FLEX Desktop Library Services Center and Self-Checkout. Tech Logic introduced the CircIT FLEX, a freestanding library services center and self-checkout. The product, using Tech Logic's patented CircIT software, allows for patrons to check out items on their own, allowing library staff more time to accomplish more pressing issues. [Full Announcement].

January 19, 2017

Bibliotheca bibliotheca unveils largest new product launch at ALA MidWinter. bibliotheca announces the addition of several new products to their portfolio, including the selfCheck line, electromagnetic technology and Automated Materials Handling. These new and improved products demonstrate bibliotheca’s continued leadership and commitment library innovation. [Full Announcement].

July 19, 2016

ByWater Solutions God’s Bible School goes live on ByWater Solutions’ Koha support. ByWater Solutionsannounced that the Libraries of God’s Bible School of Cincinnati, OH. are now live on their Koha open source integrated library system with support from ByWater Solutions. [Full Announcement].

April 8, 2014

Ex Libris Spazio Reale in Italy opens the All Digital Library, powered by the Ex Libris Primo discovery solution. Ex Libris announced that the Spazio Reale in San Donnino, Italy, has chosen Ex Libris Primo as the discovery tool for the center’s Biblioteca All Digital, whose collections consist entirely of electronic materials. [Full Announcement].

February 19, 2013

Media Flex. OPALS partners with MetaMetrics to provide Lexile measures for New York State School Library Systems. MetaMetrics(R), developer of The Lexile(R) Framework for Reading, andBiblioFiche/Media Flex, developers of OPALS (Open Source AutomatedLibrary System), are pleased to announce an exciting new partnership thatwill provide Lexile measures to the New York State School LibrarySystems. OPALS currently serves approximately 1,800 New York State schoollibraries which represent 45% of New York State schools through theSchool Library Systems' union catalogs. As these numbers grow, morestudents will be able to find books that fit their personal readingabilities based on Lexile measures. [Full Announcement].