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December 3, 2020

ByWater Solutions ByWater Solutions announces support of Aspen Discovery for Nashville Public Library. ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced that they are providing support and hosting services for the Aspen Discovery Open Source system for Nashville Public Library in Tennessee. [Full Announcement].

July 13, 2017

The Library Corporation Nashville Public Library and Metro Nashville Public Schools Implement CARL.X. The Library Corporation announced that the Nashville Public Library System and Metro Nashville Public Schools are now live on a joint CARL.X integrated library system. NPL migrated from Millennium by Innovative Interfaces Inc., while the Metro Nashville Schools moved to CARL.X from TLC’s Library.Solution for Schools. [Full Announcement].

June 8, 2017

The Library Corporation TLC congratulates the Nashville Public Library as 2017 Library of the Year. The Library Corporation congratulates the Nashville Public Library on being named the 2017 Gale/Library Journal Library of the Year. NPL, an upcoming member of the TLC family, is being recognized for its service to their community, creativity and innovation in developing specific community programs, an increase in library usage, and leadership in creating programs that can be emulated by other libraries. The competitive process that began with close to 25 entrants was narrowed down by staff members from the Library Journal and Gale, a Cengage company, as well as the previous year’s Library of the Year award recipient. [Full Announcement].

June 6, 2017

Nashville Public Library. Nashville Public Library Named 2017 Library of the Year by Library Journal and Gale. Tennessee’s Nashville Public Library has been named the 2017 Library of the Year by Library Journal magazine and Gale, a Cengage company. The Library of the Year is a prestigious honor awarded to a library that demonstrates profound service to community, creativity, leadership, and innovation in developing community programs. Nashville Public Library stands out for its ability to bring stories, reading, and learning to life to educate the community–from the youngest learners through adults. [Full Announcement].

January 27, 2017

The Library Corporation TLC’s CARL.X now integrated with Marmot Library Network’s Pika discovery layer. The Library Corporation and Marmot Library Network are pleased to announce the full integration of the CARL.X ILS with the Pika discovery layer. The partnership began in support of the groundbreaking Limitless Libraries program of the Nashville Public Library and Metro Nashville Public Schools as both organizations plan to migrate to the CARL.X integrated library system in the coming months. Limitless Libraries is a cooperative program between NPL and MNPS with the goal of improving school libraries, fostering resource sharing between the two institutions, and improving student access to learning materials. [Full Announcement].

June 24, 2016

The Library Corporation Nashville Public Library System and Metro Nashville Public Schools select the CARL.X ILS. The Library Corporation announce that the Nashville Public Library System and Metro Nashville Public School have selected CARL.X as their next integrated library system. [Full Announcement].

November 1, 2012

Nashville Public Library. Mayor Announces 25,000 Library Items Circulated to Metro Schools Students in First Two Months of School Year. Mayor Karl Dean today announced that the Limitless Libraries program circulated nearly 25,000 items to students at Metro Schools in the first two months of the school years, allowing students further access to books, e-books and other resources beyond what is available in their school libraries. [Full Announcement].

October 24, 2007

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Encore launches at twelve public and academic libraries, selected by seventy. Innovative announced the launch of its Encore discovery services platform at a dozen public and academic libraries around the world. In addition, the company announced that 70 libraries have selected the next-generation product. The deployment of Encore brings a full-featured discovery tool to users—uniting library collections, licensed-resource content, and the discovery process. To date, Encore has been selected by more libraries combined than any other next-generation library interface to both print and e-resources. Libraries are using Encore as a discovery platform compatible with leading ILS systems including Innovative's Millennium, Ex Libris Voyager, and Ex Libris Aleph, as well as deploying Encore with Innovative's federated search product, Research Pro, and other leading federated search tools. [Full Announcement].

October 25, 2006

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Thirteen Libraries join Innovative for Encore development. Innovative announced that thirteen leading academic and public libraries have entered into agreements to be partners in the company's Encore development initiative. The collaborating institutions are Binghamton University, Deakin University, Deschutes Public Library, Georgetown University, Michigan State University, Nashville Public Library, Scottsdale Public Library System, Springfield-Greene County Library, the Tri-College Library Consortium, University of Glasgow, the University of Queensland Library, Westerville Public Library, and Yale University's Lillian Goldman Law Library. The Encore discovery services platform transforms the user experience of the library with expanded search functionality, community features, and a rich presentation that includes federated-search results and contextual resource suggestions. Encore is scheduled for release in mid-2007. [Full Announcement].