Library Technology Guides

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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].

June 23, 2011

Ex Libris Tulane University transitions to the cloud with VoyagerPlus and selects Primo with its Central Index. Ex Libris announced that Tulane University has selected the Primo discovery and delivery solution, with its Central Index of scholarly materials, and the bX article recommender service. At the same time, Tulane’s libraries are moving their Voyager integrated library system, SFX OpenURL link resolver, and MetaLib metasearch solution to the Ex Libris cloud environment. [Full Announcement].

May 18, 2009

LibLime LibLime Welcomes Maria Laude as Application Support Librarian. LibLime announced that industry expert Maria Laude has joined LibLime's support team as Application Support Librarian. [Full Announcement].

March 30, 2009

ProQuest Serials Solutions Implements the AquaBrowser Unified Discovery Interface at George Washington University. Serials Solutions announced that the Gelman Library System at George Washington University has chosen the AquaBrowser Unified Discovery Interface to provide patrons with enhanced access to the library's entire collection. [Full Announcement].

May 17, 2008

Biblioteca Nacional de Venezuela. Biblioteca Nacional de Venezuela migrará catálogo al software libre. El Director General del Instituto Autónomo Biblioteca y de Servicio de Bibliotecas, Dr. Fernando Báez, ordenó acelerar la migración del catálogo automatizado de la institución, del actual sistema NOTIS al software libre. [Full Announcement].

January 16, 2007

Ex Libris Chilean Public Libraries select Ex Libris Library Solutions. Ex Libris announced that the Department of Public Libraries in coordination with the Office of Libraries, Archives, and Museums of Chile, has selected ALEPH 500 for its nationwide public library system. The network of 378 public libraries throughout Chile is managed by DIBAM which hosts BiblioRedes, an innovative program providing free access to computers, the Internet, and technological training. [Full Announcement].

June 09, 2005

ProQuest Jane Burke named General Manager of Serials Solutions. ProQuest Information and Learning has appointed Jane Burke as Vice President, ProQuest Information and Learning, and General Manager of Serials Solutions, a Seattle-based business acquired by the company in July 2004. Ms. Burke will report to Skip Prichard, Senior Vice President, Global Sales, ProQuest Information and Learning. [Full Announcement].

April 27, 2005

Talis Information Limited. New Talis Advisory Board brings library leaders from the public and private sectors together. Talis, the leading provider of library management solutions for the UK and Ireland, is launching the Talis Advisory Board, a groundbreaking initiative that brings library leaders from the public sector and the business world together for the first time. [Full Announcement].

February 03, 2005

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. PASCAL Selects Innovative for ILS and resource-sharing systems. A group of sixteen libraries at eight institutions from the Partnership Among South Carolina Academic Libraries will be migrating to Millennium, Innovative''s integrated library management system. The eight institutions are Clemson University, University of South Carolina and its seven regional campuses, the College of Charleston, South Carolina State University, The Citadel, Francis Marion University, Florence Darlington Technical College, and Aiken Technical College. In addition, PASCAL will be installing INN-Reach, Innovative''s patron-initiated resource sharing system, as a move toward universal borrowing among academic institutions throughout the state. [Full Announcement].

September 29, 2004

Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.. Endeavor Information Systems celebrates 10 years in business. Endeavor Information Systems celebrates ten years in business while looking forward to a future bright with opportunity, developments and exciting ideas for the evolution of library software. Endeavor has grown in just ten short years from a start-up software company to today''s position as a leader in the top tier of the world''s library technology developers. [Full Announcement].

June 7, 2004

University of North Florida. University of North Florida's Carpenter Library moves to a new Library Management System. On June 7, 2004, the Carpenter Library at the University of North Florida will be the second State University Library to implement a new library management system and Web-based public catalog under a joint, cooperative project including Florida's 11 State University and 28 Community College libraries. [Full Announcement].

February 05, 2004

Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.. Sara Randall named Director of Strategic Products. Endeavor Information Systems announced the appointment of Sara Randall as Director of Strategic Products. In this newly created position, Randall will oversee the direction of Endeavor’s current digital asset management systems and an emerging line of software systems aimed to continue to aid libraries and institutions to deliver access to information. [Full Announcement].

January 29, 2004

Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.. Endeavor appoints COO, CIO to spearhead strategic growth. Roland Dietz, President and CEO of Endeavor Information Systems, announced two organizational changes effective immediately. Donald J. Muccino, current Endeavor Vice-President of Customer Services, was promoted to the position of Chief Operating Officer. M ark Wilson, current Endeavor Director of Technical Resources and Acting Director of Implementation, was named to the position of Chief Information Officer. [Full Announcement].

December 23, 2003

Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.. Josephine Crawford named Endeavor Manager of Curriculum Development. Endeavor Information Systems announced that Josephine Crawford has joined Endeavor as Manager of Curriculum Development. In this role, Crawford will manage expanded training opportunities for Endeavor’s 1,200-plus library customers around the globe. [Full Announcement].

December 08, 2003

Ex Libris Ex Libris Announces ARL Customers Pass Half-century Mark: Northwestern University 50th, Vanderbilt University 51st ARL customer. Ex Libris announced a significant milestone in the company’s six-year corporate presence in the North American library marketplace: 51 members of the Association of Research Libraries are now customers of one or more of the Ex Libris suite of products: ALEPH 500, MetaLib, SFX, and DigiTool. [Full Announcement].

October 27, 2003

Ex Libris Virginia Community College system opts for ALEPH 500. Ex Libris announced that it has signed a contract with the Virginia Community College System for implementation of ALEPH 500 at the Commonwealth of Virginia’s 23 community colleges. ALEPH will replace VCCS’ mainframe NOTIS system. [Full Announcement].

September 26, 2003

. Industry veteran Luis Lacayo Ex Libris Manager of Technical Integration. Ex Libris announced the promotion of Luis Fernandez Lacayo to the position of Ex Libris Manager of Technical Integration. In his new position Mr. Lacayo will report directly to Katrina Anderson, Vice President of Operations for Ex Libris. [Full Announcement].

January 24, 2003

Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.. Voyager chosen as integrated library system for academic, special libraries. Endeavor Information Systems announced today the selection of the Voyager integrated library management system at academic and special libraries across North America. [Full Announcement].

January 22, 2003

epixtech, inc.. epixtech changes company name to Dynix. epixtech, the world’s leading provider of information management systems and technologies for libraries, announced today that it has relaunched its corporate identity and changed its name to Dynix. [Full Announcement].

January 13, 2003

Ex Libris Trend continues of ARL's signing contracts with Ex Libris as deals are announced with University of Michigan and University of Tennessee - Knoxville. Ex Libris announced that two more ARL institutions have signed contracts for the installation of Ex Libris products. The University of Michigan has signed for the Ex Libris suite of products including ALEPH, MetaLib and SFX. The University of Tennessee, Knoxville signed a contract for ALEPH, complementing their already existing use of MetaLib and SFX. The ALEPH system will replace a Horizon ILS and GEAC acquisitions system at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and a NOTIS ILS system and Innovative acquisitions system at Michigan’s University Library. [Full Announcement].