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May 17, 2022

American Chemical Society Institutions partner with ACS to advance first California-wide transformative open access agreement. Three California consortia, representing nearly 60 academic and research institutions, and the Publications Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS) today announced the first-ever California-wide transformative open access agreement. It is also ACS' first “read and publish” agreement in the U.S. composed of multiple consortia. Through a partnership with the 10-campus University of California (UC) system, the 23-campus California State University (CSU) system, and 25 subscribing institutions represented by the Statewide California Electronic Library Consortium (SCELC), readers and researchers at dozens of California research institutions will be able to benefit from full access to subscription content while receiving support for open access publication in ACS' portfolio of more than 75 premier chemistry journals. [Full Announcement].

May 13, 2022

The Library Corporation TLC Exhibiting at Florida Library Association Booth #46. The Library Corporation invites attendees of FLA to visit Booth #46. The annual Florida Library Association conference will take place May 23-25, 2022, in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. TLC will demo its latest library mobile app and award-winning modern integrated library systems. Attendees can also learn more about cloud hosting and TLC's vendor-agnostic cataloging services. [Full Announcement].

April 29, 2022

The Library Corporation Libraries Contribute Bibliographic Records for TLC's ITS.MARC Databases. The Library Corporation has expanded ITS.MARC resources with new contributed datasets. TLC established new partnerships to provide libraries with access to recently published titles. The high-quality copy cataloging service from TLC now provides over 81 million records from 23 databases. Of which, school and public library partners contribute 1.2 million records, with more on the way. [Full Announcement].

April 14, 2022

The Library Corporation TLC Exhibiting at Texas Library Association Booth #1225. The Library Corporation invites TLA attendees to visit Booth #1225 in Fort Worth, Texas, April 25-27, 2022. TLC will showcase vendor-agnostic cataloging services alongside their modern integrated library systems. Other highlights include Oracle cloud hosting and TLC's new library mobile app option. [Full Announcement].

April 7, 2022

The Library Corporation TLC statement on student privacy in Library.Solution for Schools. TLC strongly considers student data privacy while developing the features requested by our customers. TLC has no plans to pursue development that would negatively impact student privacy but recognizes that we may be requested to do so by customers seeking to comply with local laws. In such cases, our intent would be to provide as much control as necessary to each customer to achieve the balance required in their district between privacy and compliance with applicable laws. [Full Announcement].

April 4, 2022

The Library Corporation TLC caters to customers with latest Library.Solution release. The Library Corporation announces the latest release of their Library.Solution integrated library system: version 5.6.5. The latest customer-driven development improves Authority Control, user experiences, partner integrations, and more. [Full Announcement].

March 11, 2022

The Library Corporation Now using Library.Solution: Organization of Watauga Libraries join TLC. The Library Corporation welcomes the Organization of Watauga Libraries with the recent implementation of Library.Solution. TLC completed the migration services from the SirsiDynix integrated library system for the multi-library organization. [Full Announcement].

The Library Corporation TLC exhibiting at PLA Booth #1711. From March 23 to March 25, 2022, The Library Corporation invites PLA conference attendees to visit Booth #1711. TLC will showcase their modern integrated library systems: Library.Solution and CARL.Solution. Other offerings will include the TLC•Cloud Services hosting platform via Oracle, web-based reporting via IBM Cognos, and new TLC.Go! library mobile app option via Solus UK Ltd. [Full Announcement].

March 10, 2022

The Library Corporation Longport Public Library Now Live on TLC.Go! Mobile App. The Library Corporation announced that Longport Public Library is now live with TLC.Go!, the latest mobile app solution provided by TLC in partnership with Solus UK Ltd. The Longport community of New Jersey is now able to access their library services via Android and iOS. TLC.Go! is seamlessly compatible with Longport Public Library's integrated library system, Library.Solution from TLC. [Full Announcement].

March 2, 2022

Quipu Group Quipu Group and TLC launch new Ecard Integration for Library.Solution customers. Quipu Group LLC, a library technology company, has partnered with The Library Corporation, a leading supplier of integrated library systems and services, to develop new patron registration and update APIs. TLC's newly created Library•Solution APIs support seamless integration with Quipu Group's eCARD online registration services, providing verified online card registration for Library.Solution customers. [Full Announcement].

February 25, 2022

The Library Corporation Latest CARL.Solution release advances search and Discovery. The Library Corporation announced the latest release of the CARL.Solution integrated library system. Among the variety of new features and customer-driven development made in this recent release is a distinct crowd favorite: enhanced searching infrastructure of the online catalog for more relevant results of titles containing special characters, alphanumerics, and compound punctuation — both in the traditional display and in the Grouped Title display. [Full Announcement].

February 4, 2022

The Library Corporation A perfect Fit: Winter Park Library, TLC, and Tech Logic team up for prestigious building project. The Library Corporation and Tech Logic congratulate Winter Park Library on the completion of their distinguished new building, designed by the renowned architect, Sir David Adjaye. The two vendors served as a single systems integrator for the library's project, providing the foundational CARL.Solution integrated library system and Tech Logic's suite of automation solutions. The building project has been nominated for the ArchDaily 2022 Building of the Year Awards. [Full Announcement].

February 2, 2022

Follett Follett Corporation, the parent of Follett Higher Education, acquired by private investor group. Follett Corporation announced the sale of its corporate entity as well as Follett Higher Education, the company's collegiate retail and Follett ACCESS business, to a group of private investors led by Jefferson River Capital LLC. a private investment company controlled by the James family. [Full Announcement].

January 20, 2022

The Library Corporation TLC celebrates 2021 data migration accomplishments. For over 45 years, The Library Corporation (TLC) has prided itself on the level of detail orientation and dedication performed by its data team for all new customers, current customer upgrade and migration projects, and in its ongoing vendor-agnostic data services. To celebrate the accomplishments of this team, TLC is pleased to announce the statistics from its 2021 year-in-review. [Full Announcement].

January 14, 2022

The Library Corporation TLC Receives Platinum in 2022 Modern Library Awards from LibraryWorks. The Library Corporation announced it has received a platinum award in LibraryWorks' eighth annual Modern Library Awards (MLAs) for its FRBRized online catalog, CARL.Connect Discovery Grouped Title Display. [Full Announcement].

December 17, 2021

The Library Corporation Now live on CARL: Frederick County Public Libraries complete transition to TLC. The Library Corporation announced the completed implementation of the CARL.X integrated library system for Frederick County Public Libraries in Frederick, Maryland. TLC completed migration services for the nine-site library from its SirsiDynix system following the 2021 Thanksgiving holiday. [Full Announcement].

November 30, 2021

The Library Corporation Bryan College Station Library migrates to TLC for efficiency and security. The Library Corporation announced the recent implementation of Library.Solution for Bryan + College Station Public Library System. TLC completed the migration services for the three-site library system from their Polaris integrated library system earlier this month. [Full Announcement].

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 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 4, 2021

Baker and Taylor Private Investor Group, led by President and CEO, to acquire business. Follett Corporation announced a change in ownership of its Baker & Taylor division. Baker & Taylor, the world's premier distributor of physical and digital books and services to public and academic libraries will now operate as an independent, privately-owned entity after a divestiture to a private investment group led by President and CEO Aman Kochar. [Full Announcement].