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May 26, 2020

(SirsiDynix) SirsiDynix announced the North American launch of BLUEcloud Course Lists, a course reading list management solution for universities, colleges, and schools. BLUEcloud Course Lists gives instructors and library staff the tools they need to collaborate effectively to create interactive online lists of resources that students need for their studies. BLUEcloud Course Lists is now available to all libraries in North America. Availability to all other regions is projected to follow in the third quarter.

April 15, 2020

(SirsiDynix) SirsiDynix announced the completed FedRAMP authorization for EOS.Web. EOS.Web customers can now use the FedRAMP Low Authorized Integrated Library System data center. FedRAMP provides a standardized, federally approved, and secure approach for all applications that host government data in the cloud. SirsiDynix has worked with an agency and partner to obtain FedRAMP authorization which provides a streamlined ILS acquisition and/or renewal process. After completing the extensive assessment and development required, EOS.Web now supports the FedRAMP requirements.

March 27, 2020

(SirsiDynix) As many libraries are facing temporary closure, and staff is adapting to a new work/life balance, SirsiDynix announced today that their entire catalog of self-paced training and select live instructor-led training is now available to all customers, free of charge.

February 26, 2020

(SirsiDynix) SirsiDynix announced that it has been awarded a place as a supplier on the new ESPO Library Solutions and Systems framework (350-19). This framework offers a quick, simple and competitive route to procure library management systems, RFID solutions, and self-service technology for libraries across the UK, including integration, training and associated support services.

February 5, 2020

(SirsiDynix) SirsiDynix is excited to announce that in 2019 nearly 100 libraries chose SirsiDynix as their new ILS provider. With its suite of BLUEcloud products and related services—SirsiDynix serves public, academic, K-12, and special libraries, worldwide. SirsiDynix is grateful to its library family for its support and is proud to serve such an important industry.

December 13, 2019

(SirsiDynix) SirsiDynix announced today that Faulkner-Van Buren Regional Library System has selected SirsiDynix as their Integrated Library System (ILS) partner.

(SirsiDynix) SirsiDynix announced that Council Bluffs Public Library has selected SirsiDynix as their Integrated Library System (ILS) partner.

November 19, 2019

(SirsiDynix) SirsiDynix announced the growing number of libraries benefiting from the Yorkshire and Humber LMS Framework. Following Leeds City’s successful implementation, three additional authorities have signed contracts for a new fully hosted library systems solution with SirsiDynix.

November 18, 2019

(SirsiDynix) The London Borough of Hounslow is the latest borough to join the London Libraries Consortium. Following Croydon Council’s successful go live, Hounslow has now called off the London Libraries Consortium framework, increasing the total number of authorities to 18. We are delighted to provide the underlying technology solution for the Consortium’s framework and look forward to expanding SirsiDynix solutions across London and beyond.

October 18, 2019

(SirsiDynix) SirsiDynix is pleased to announce their newest customer, the Palos Verdes Library District. After careful deliberation, they have chosen to migrate their integrated library system (ILS) to SirsiDynix’s Symphony ILS and the next-generation SaaS-hosted Library Services Platform, BLUEcloud.

August 8, 2019

(SirsiDynix) SirsiDynix is pleased to announce that three more Welsh authorities have gone live under the All Wales Library Management System framework agreement. Torfaen County Borough Council, Carmarthenshire County Council and Newport City Council went live on the single shared SirsiDynix library system, bringing the total to 18 out of 22 Welsh authorities to join. SirsiDynix welcomes them to the All Wales single shared system.

(SirsiDynix) SirsiDynix announced that Gibraltar Schools signed a contract in July 2019 to provide a new school Library Management System. SirsiDynix is excited to welcome Gibraltar Schools to the growing community of SirsiDynix customers.

August 5, 2019

(SirsiDynix) Stirling Council went out to tender for their Library Management System in early 2018, and awarded the contract to SirsiDynix. SirsiDynix is especially pleased to welcome Stirling Council back, as a previous customer. The migration has completed successfully and Stirling Council is now live on the SirsiDynix BLUEcloud platform.

August 2, 2019

(SirsiDynix) SirsiDynix announced that the London Libraries Consortium has gone live with 16 authorities on a single shared platform across the UK capital. SirsiDynix was chosen as the preferred supplier after a highly competitive process. The consortium is expected to grow further with additional authorities expressing an interest. Most recently Croydon Council called off the framework. The London Libraries Consortium is the largest SirsiDynix consortia customer in the EMEA region to date, and the framework offers the potential for other UK public library authorities to join the platform.

(SirsiDynix) SirsiDynix announced that the Yorkshire and Humber Library Management System framework agreement, led by Leeds City Council, was awarded to SirsiDynix in March 2019. The award will allow the 15 authorities of the Libraries Connected Yorkshire and Humber Branch to call off the framework, realizing the goal of a common Library Management System across the region. Leeds City Council is the first authority to call off the framework contract.

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