Library Technology Guides

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May 30, 2020

ByWater Solutions University of Texas Health San Antonio Goes Live on Libki with ByWater Support. ByWater Solutions, America’s forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced today that the University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries, in San Antonio Texas is now live on Libki. ByWater completed the transition of the library's cross-platform Open Source computer reservation and time management system and is providing ongoing support services to the library. [Full Announcement].

February 25, 2020

ProQuest ProQuest Rialto Marketplace debuts in three libraries, addressing the pain of selection and acquisition. Three university libraries – the University of Edinburgh, the University of Texas at Dallas and Southern Methodist University – have gone live with ProQuest Rialto, and librarians are already seeing positive results. [Full Announcement].

February 22, 2018

Ex Libris The University of Texas of the Permian Basin selects Ex Libris Alma library services platform. Ex Libris announced that the University of Texas of the Permian Basin has selected the Ex Libris Alma library services platform to integrate with the university’s Ex Libris Summon discovery and delivery service. This decision comes as an increasing number of libraries in the University of Texas system elect to use the Alma platform, making it easier for the consortium to work with a standardized and proven technology infrastructure. The Alma-Summon combination will provide strong synergy between the back-office management of resources and patron-facing discovery of, and access to, scholarly resources needed for learning, teaching, and research. The Alma platform will replace the school’s Innovative Interfaces Sierra integrated library system. [Full Announcement].

August 15, 2017

Yewno University of Texas Rio Grande Valley selects Yewno Discover research application. Yewno announced that The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Library has selected the Yewno Discover research application to support the interdisciplinary and explorative search needs of its campuses. [Full Announcement].

August 2, 2017

Ex Libris The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley selects Ex Libris Alma and Primo to unify library systems. Ex Libris announced that the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley has selected the Ex Libris Alma library management service and Primo discovery and delivery solution. Ex Libris Alma will replace the Innovative Sierra library system. [Full Announcement].

September 1, 2016

ByWater Solutions The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio goes live on ByWater Solutions Koha support. ByWater Solutions announced that the Briscoe Library at The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio is now live on their Koha open source integrated library system. [Full Announcement].

November 13, 2013

OCLC The University of Texas at Austin’s Ransom Center launches Online Digital Image Collection. The Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin just launched an online digital image collection powered by OCLC’s CONTENTdm. [Full Announcement].

April 6, 2012

ProQuest University of Texas at Austin Libraries selects the Summon service to improve discovery. The University of Texas at Austin Libraries selected the Summon service from Serials Solutions to provide improved discovery of the library’s vast collection of more than 8 million volumes, hundreds of thousands of unique electronic journal and ebook titles and valuable digital repositories. A cornerstone of the Summon service is its single unified index, which will make the breadth of the Libraries' collections discoverable without reliance on federated search and without bias toward any single collection, content vendor or content types. [Full Announcement].

August 17, 2011

Ex Libris Research Libraries in North America Continue to Select Ex Libris Primo with the Primo Central Index. Ex Libris announced that the North American Primo community is continuing to expand rapidly, with the addition of numerous research institutions that have opted for locally hosted or cloud-based implementations of the Primo discovery and delivery solution. Academic institutions in North America that have recently selected Primo and the Primo Central Index include Boston University, Purdue University, Texas A&M University, Texas Woman’s University, Tulane University, University of Alberta, University of Kansas, University of Texas at Dallas, and Virginia Commonwealth University. [Full Announcement].

December 5, 2008

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. The University of Texas at Dallas' McDermott Library Selects Encore. Innovative announced today that McDermott Library at The University of Texas at Dallas has selected the Encore discovery services platform. The Library will implement Encore with their Voyager ILS, provided by Ex Libris. [Full Announcement].

April 21, 2006

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. University of Texas at Austin Libraries Select Millennium. Innovative Interfaces announced that the University of Texas at Austin Libraries have selected Millennium as their integrated library technology platform. The Libraries are the fifth-largest among academic libraries in the U.S. and are members of the Association of Research Libraries. With this contract, Millennium extends its lead as the most popular integrated library system among ARL libraries to thirty-eight [Full Announcement].

June 14, 2004

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Innovative in Q1 2004: 26 Millennium systems sold, new products go to work. Innovative Interfaces announced that 26 institutions purchased or upgraded to Millennium in the first quarter of 2004. Among this group were libraries purchasing the Electronic Resource Management module, the first product of its kind, and other new products available in Millennium Silver. [Full Announcement].

July 21, 2003

SIRSI Corporation. The University of Texas at Tyler selects Sirsi. Sirsi Corporation announced that the University of Texas at Tyler has selected the Sirsi suite of products and services for academic libraries to promote learning, enhance research capabilities, and improve access to resources. [Full Announcement].

December 28, 2001

Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.. ENCompass user list grows: in place at 17 institutions. Endeavor Information Systems announced today that the ENCompass digital management system has been purchased by and delivered to a total of 17 institutions. Only commercially released in March 2001, ENCompass is on a rapid development track and will have its third release, version 2.0, available in early 2002. [Full Announcement].

February 16, 2001

Endeavor Information Systems, Inc.. Creating an automated new books list at the University of Texas at Arlington Libraries. [Full Announcement].