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December 5, 2019

(OCLC) University College Birmingham has selected OCLC’s WorldShare Management Services (WMS) as their new library management system to enhance e-resource management and integrate with existing systems at the library.

November 22, 2019

(Equinox) Equinox announced its collaboration with the Missouri Evergreen Consortium in providing hosting and support for its Evergreen instance.

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.

(ProQuest) University of Zagreb – the oldest and largest university in Croatia and a research hub in its region – is the first institution in Eastern Europe to adopt the award-winning ProQuest One Academic from educational technology leader ProQuest.

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.

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.

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