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November 12, 2019

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that the University of Michigan Library has selected the Ex Libris Alma library services platform and Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution to provide innovative services to the school’s diverse constituents. The University of Michigan Library is one of the largest research libraries in the United States, with almost 13 million volumes, 137,000 current serials, and more than 4.2 million annual visits. This scale and the library’s rapid growth rate were key business drivers for the strategic move to modern, cloud-based computing standards and capabilities, including multitenant software as a service (SaaS), and the selection of the Alma platform. Michigan has been a power user of the Ex Libris Aleph® library management system for more than 15 years.

November 11, 2019

(OCLC) Chesapeake Public Library in Chesapeake, Virginia, has signed on to implement OCLC Wise, the first community engagement system for U.S. public libraries.

November 5, 2019

(Innovative Interfaces, Inc.) Innovative Interfaces, a leading global provider of library software, is pleased to announce Calcasieu Parish Public Library in Lake Charles, Louisiana selected Innovative for its next integrated library system.

October 30, 2019

(PTFS Europe) Forth Valley College has chosen Koha as its new library management system to replace the existing solution from Softlink. The team at PTFS Europe has implemented Koha and is providing on-going hosting and support services. Koha will efficiently manage the College library’s valuable collections and deliver an improved service to both student and staff users alike.

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.

October 3, 2019

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that East Tennessee State University has chosen the Ex Libris RapidILL resource-sharing service to improve the interlibrary loan experience for patrons of the university’s Sherrod Library.

September 30, 2019

(Innovative Interfaces, Inc.) Innovative Interfaces announce several libraries have recently selected Innovative solutions, including Lafourche Parish Public Library (Polaris), Southwest Tennessee Community College (Inspire Discovery), Ouachita Parish Library (Vital), and Xavier University (Sierra Cloud Hosting Services),

September 26, 2019

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that Israel’s Weizmann Institute of Science has selected the Ex Libris Esploro research services solution to help the institute capture research output and data from external sources, showcase the institute’s research work, and comply with funders’ open-access policies. The Esploro solution will replace Weizmann’s institutional research repository and will be integrated with the institute’s research information system.

August 19, 2019

(PTFS Europe) The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Library offers access to the very best information on surveying from around the world and has recently selected the Koha open source library management hosted and supported by PTFS Europe. RICS is the global professional body promoting and enforcing the highest international standards in the valuation, management and development of land, real estate, construction and infrastructure.

August 17, 2019

(Patron Point) Patron Point announced the selection of its patron relationship management system by the Nassau Library System, of Nassau County, NY, to drive, monitor and modernize their email notifications and promotions.

August 8, 2019

(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 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.

July 24, 2019

(SirsiDynix) SirsiDynix announced that Kingston Information and Library Services in Australia has selected SirsiDynix as their Integrated Library System (ILS) partner. SirsiDynix has provided software and services to libraries for more than 40 years and powers thousands of libraries in over 60 countries.

July 23, 2019

(SirsiDynix) SirsiDynix announced today that Worcestershire County Council Library has selected SirsiDynix as their Integrated Library System (ILS) partner and is now live on their system. SirsiDynix has provided software and services to libraries for more than 40 years and powers thousands of libraries in over 60 countries. SirsiDynix wants to happily welcome Worcestershire County Council Library.

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