Library Technology Guides

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March 5, 2021

Patron Point Cass District Library (MI) launches Patron Point. Patron Point announced today that Cass District Library of Cass County, Michigan has selected its patron relationship management system to support the Library's strategic marketing efforts. [Full Announcement].

March 3, 2021

EBSCO Information Services Caltech Library Will Adopt the FOLIO Library Services Platform for Fall 2021. After much research and deliberation, the Caltech Library is excited to announce we will adopt the FOLIO Library Services Platform (LSP) for use starting in the fall 2021 term. The open-source FOLIO platform will be hosted by EBSCO Information Services, the leading provider of discovery services, databases, and other information resources and services for libraries worldwide. EBSCO contributes substantially to the technical development of FOLIO software and offers FOLIO hosting and data management services. [Full Announcement].

March 2, 2021

Lyrasis Broward County Library Selects Skilltype for Teams, becoming the first public library to adopt the Skills Management Platform. LYRASIS, a global non-profit membership organization providing technology and content services for galleries, libraries, archives, museum, and research communities is excited to announce that Broward County Library (FL) will become the first large public library to adopt Skilltype, a software platform for information professionals and their teams to analyze, grow, and share expertise, through an exclusive partnership. [Full Announcement].

February 26, 2021

Patron Point East Lansing Public Library (MI) joins the Patron Point community. Patron Point announced today that East Lansing Public Library of Michigan has selected its patron relationship management system to support the Library's strategic marketing efforts. [Full Announcement].

February 23, 2021

Systematic Group Södertälje kommun erbjuder alla skolbibliotek en ny och användarvänlig lösning. Som den andra kommunen på bara ett par månader har Södertälje valt bibliotekslösningen Cicero för att öka tillgängligheten till skolbiblioteken i grundskolorna. Under hösten 2020 valde Norrköpings kommun att köpa bibliotekslösningen Cicero till kommunens samtliga 50 skolbibliotek. Nu väljer Södertälje kommun också att göra det, vilket gör det lätt för skolbibliotekarier, lärare och 12 000 elever att hitta och låna exemplar – såväl på biblioteket som i klassrummet. [Full Announcement].

February 22, 2021

PTFS Europe Plymouth Marjon University chooses Koha open source library management system, hosted and supported by PTFS Europe.. The Plymouth Marjon University has chosen Koha as its new library management system to replace the previous SirsiDynix Symphony solution. PTFS Europe implemented the new system and is providing on-going hosting and support services. [Full Announcement].

February 19, 2021

OCLC Nine more libraries now using Tipasa for interlibrary loan management. In recent weeks, nine libraries have implemented Tipasa for their ILL programs and joined a total of 316 libraries now using Tipasa. [Full Announcement].

Patron Point MidPointe Library System (OH) selects Patron Point. Patron Point announced that MidPointe Library System of Ohio has launched its patron relationship management system to support the Library's strategic marketing efforts. [Full Announcement].

February 17, 2021

OCLC OCLC helping Fayetteville Public Library to ‘create ultimate library experience’ with Wise. Fayetteville Public Library in Fayetteville, Arkansas, has signed on to implement OCLC Wise, the community engagement system for U.S. public libraries. [Full Announcement].

February 12, 2021

Patron Point Benbrook Public Library (TX) launches Patron Point. Patron Point announced that Benbrook Public Library of Texas has launched its patron relationship management system to support the Library's strategic marketing efforts. [Full Announcement].

February 11, 2021

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Miami-Dade Public Library System joins Innovative in developing the new Vega Community Engagement and Discovery Solution. Innovative, a ProQuest company and leading global provider of library software, today announced that the Miami-Dade Public Library System, one of the largest public library systems in the United States, serving 2.5 million residents through 50 library locations, has joined the Development Partner program for Vega, Innovative's new community engagement and discovery solution designed to serve library staff, patrons, donors, and citizens. [Full Announcement].

February 10, 2021

EBSCO Information Services Three Oberlin Group members begin adopting the FOLIO LSP with EBSCO FOLIO Services. Drew University, Lafayette College and Skidmore College have begun implementing the FOLIO Library Services Platform (LSP). These institutions are among the many colleges and universities that have begun implementing FOLIO. Drew, Lafayette and Skidmore will be working with the EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) FOLIO migration team and using EBSCO FOLIO Services for hosting and support. [Full Announcement].

February 5, 2021

Patron Point Eagle Public Library (ID) launches Patron Point. Patron Point announced that Eagle Public Library of Idaho has selected its patron relationship management system to support the Library's strategic marketing efforts. [Full Announcement].

January 29, 2021

Patron Point Jessamine County Public Library (KY) launches Patron Point. Patron Point announced that Jessamine County Public Library of Nicholasville, Kentucky has selected its patron relationship management system to support the Library's strategic marketing efforts. [Full Announcement].

January 28, 2021

TIND The University of Southern Indiana Partners With TIND and EBSCO to Improve the Library’s Research Experience. TIND and EBSCO Information Services announce that the University of Southern Indiana has selected the TIND Integrated Library System, migrating from Ex Libris' Voyager system and will also transition its Primo discovery layer to EBSCO Discovery Service. The university will be able to use EDS with TIND ILS for real-time holdings information and integrate with GOBI and Harrassowitz, leveraging the TIND ILS real-time acquisition APIs. [Full Announcement].

January 26, 2021

Ex Libris Als erste Universität in Deutschland entscheidet sich die Technische Universität Berlin für das Literaturlisten-Managementsystem Leganto von Ex Libris. Ex Libris, ein Unternehmen von ProQuest, freut sich bekannt zu geben, dass die Technische Universität (TU) Berlin sich für das Literaturlisten-Managementsystem Leganto® entschieden hat. Damit werden neue Lehrmethoden ermöglicht, das Fernstudium unterstützt und gleichzeitig die enge Zusammenarbeit zwischen dem Bibliothekspersonal und den Lehrkräften gefördert. Die Leganto-Lösung ist in die Bibliotheksservice-Plattform Ex Libris Alma® eingebunden, die ebenso wie der Recherchedienst Ex Libris Primo seit mehreren Jahren erfolgreich von der Universität genutzt wird. [Full Announcement].

January 22, 2021

Patron Point Brazoria County Library System (TX) launches with Patron Point. Patron Point announced that Brazoria County Library System of Angleton, Texas has launched its patron relationship management system to support the Library's strategic marketing efforts. [Full Announcement].

January 21, 2021

EBSCO Information Services Spain's University of Zaragoza adopts the FOLIO library services platform. University of Zaragoza is the first library in Spain to choose FOLIO as its Library Services Platform with hosting services from EBSCO Information Services. The implementation project will be led by IBAI-SCANBIT Technology and Services who has partnered with EBSCO for library implementation in Spain and will be completed in the spring of 2021. [Full Announcement].

January 20, 2021

Ex Libris Technische Universität Berlin becomes first university in Germany to opt for Ex Libris Leganto course reading list tool. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced that Technische Universität (TU) Berlin has selected the Leganto course reading list solution to facilitate new methods of teaching and to increase support for distance learning. For a number of years, the university's library has been using the Ex Libris Alma library services platform and Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution. Tightly integrated with the library services platform, the Leganto solution will help promote close collaboration between the library staff and teachers. [Full Announcement].

Index Data ConnectNY Selects Index Data as Service Provider for ReShare. ConnectNY, a consortium of independent academic institutions in New York State, and Index Data, a software and services company specializing in creating innovative tools for libraries, are pleased to announce that CNY has selected Index Data as the service provider for ReShare. [Full Announcement].

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