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November 23, 2020

OrangeBoy OrangeBoy welcomes Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library to the Savannah platform. OrangeBoy announced the addition of the Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library to its Savannah user community of over 200 library systems across the United States and Canada. [Full Announcement].

PTFS Europe The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining has recently selected Koha open source LMS for their new library system. The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining chose Koha for its new library management system earlier this year with PTFS Europe providing implementation, on-going hosting and support services. [Full Announcement].

November 20, 2020

Patron Point Tinley Park Public Library (IL) selects Patron Point. Patron Point announced today that Tinley Park Public Library of Illinois has selected its patron relationship management system to support the Library's strategic marketing effor [Full Announcement].

November 7, 2020

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Innovative development partners launch Vega Discover: launch marks the start of compelling new discovery experiences for library patrons. Innovative, a ProQuest company announced that three public library partners in the Innovative Vega Development Partner program have launched Vega as their discovery tool. The partners are: The Ferguson Library in Connecticut, MidPointe Library System in Ohio, and Jefferson County Library Cooperative in Alabama. [Full Announcement].

November 5, 2020

SirsiDynix Public Libraries Victoria welcomes new libraries to its consortia. Public Libraries Victoria announced the addition of three new libraries to its consortia, including Wyndham City Libraries, Moonee Valley Libraries, and Hobsons Bay Libraries. PLV now has a total of 26 libraries and hopes to see others join later in the year. [Full Announcement].

October 29, 2020

Ex Libris University of the Cumberlands selects Ex Libris Alma and Primo solutions to support rapid growth. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced that University of the Cumberlands has selected the Ex Libris Alma library services platform and Primo for search and discovery. [Full Announcement].

October 28, 2020

EBSCO Information Services Michigan State University begins transition to the FOLIO library services platform. Michigan State University will be transitioning to the FOLIO Library Services Platform (LSP) and plans to fully implement FOLIO in 2021. Michigan State will be utilizing EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) for EBSCO FOLIO implementation and hosting services and will also leverage EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) and OpenAthens. EBSCO FOLIO Services consist of a highly-trained, experienced team to assist with efficient and well-planned implementations and seamless service support, as well as sophisticated technology and trained engineers for hosting. [Full Announcement].

October 20, 2020

SirsiDynix Inglewood Public Library selects SirsiDynix as their ILS vendor. Inglewood Public Library has selected SirsiDynix as their Integrated Library System (ILS) partner. Believing in the power libraries have to uplift and enrich their communities, SirsiDynix is honored to provide services and support for Inglewood Public Library. [Full Announcement].

October 19, 2020

Axiell Burlöv Libraries chooses Quria to promote digital inclusion. Burlöv Libraries chooses Axiell's cloud-based library services platform, Quria, to make library workflows more efficient and to improve user experience for both library staff and users. The library service will also utilise Axiell's Arena discovery tool, as part of a digital-first plan to adapt operations and physical library spaces to better support and engage users. [Full Announcement].

October 1, 2020

Ex Libris University of Cape Town Libraries are first in South Africa to adopt Ex Libris Leganto reading list solution. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce that the University of Cape Town (UCT) Libraries in South Africa have selected the Ex Libris Leganto® course reading list solution and have begun the rollout of Leganto to academic staff. Leganto is integrated with the Ex Libris Alma® library services platform and Ex Libris Primo® discovery and delivery tool. [Full Announcement].

September 18, 2020

OCLC Bucks County Free Library to make strategic plan a reality with help from OCLC Wise. Bucks County Free Library, in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, is the first consortium to sign on to implement OCLC Wise, the first community engagement system for U.S. public libraries. [Full Announcement].

September 16, 2020

Ex Libris Ex Libris campusM Mobile Platform Innovates Real-Time Communication Between Students and Staff at University of Hong Kong Libraries. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced the selection and launch of the Ex Libris campusM mobile platform by the University of Hong Kong Libraries. The first in Hong Kong to adopt the platform, HKUL has already rolled out its new mobile app and web portal which is built on the campusM platform. [Full Announcement].

September 15, 2020

SirsiDynix Pasadena Public Library selects SirsiDynix as their ILS vendor. Pasadena Public Library has selected SirsiDynix as their Integrated Library System (ILS) partner. Believing in the power libraries have to uplift and enrich their communities, SirsiDynix is honored to provide services and support for Pasadena Public Library. [Full Announcement].

Follett California’s Ed Tech JPA Consortium Contracts With Follett to Streamline Procurement of Aspen Student Information System. California's Ed Tech Joint Powers Authority has contracted with Follett to provide streamlined procurement of Follett Aspen Student Information System (SIS). Ed Tech JPA provides all California educational agencies with the opportunity to leverage competitively-priced digital technology contracts, while saving time and ensuring that data privacy and public procurement laws are followed. [Full Announcement].

September 7, 2020

PTFS Europe Royal Academy of Music chooses Koha open source library management system, hosted and supported by PTFS Europe. The Royal Academy of Music has chosen Koha as its new library management system to replace the previous SirsiDynix Symphony solution. PTFS Europe is implementing the new system and will provide on-going hosting and support services. [Full Announcement].

September 1, 2020

Index Data Spokane Public Library partners with Index Data to adopt FOLIO. Spokane Public Library announced that it has chosen to partner with Index Data to help the Library adopt FOLIO. The Library aims to go live on FOLIO in the first half of 2021. [Full Announcement].

August 25, 2020

Ex Libris Nuremberg University of Music the first in State of Bavaria to support library management and research with Ex Libris Alma and Primo. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce that the Nuremberg University of Music has selected the Ex Libris Alma library services platform and Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution to help the University's library carry out its digital transformation strategy. With these systems in place, the University will be able to facilitate online research activities and manage library collections more efficiently. [Full Announcement].

August 24, 2020

PTFS U.S. Federal Library selects Bibliovation. LibLime has been selected by a U.S. Federal Government Library as the winning vendor to implement the Bibliovation Library Services Platform (LSP) to manage their bibliographic collection. LibLime responded to the library's RFP, and with a solid technical response and a compelling cost proposal wonthe contract. LibLime will work closely with government staff to provide implementation and support services to the library. [Full Announcement].

August 17, 2020

TIND Supreme Court Library of Queensland selects TIND. TIND announced that another law library will join Columbia and Berkeley Law schools in migrating to the TIND ILS. The Supreme Court Library Queensland will migrate from Millennium, by Innovative Interfaces, to a combined TIND ILS and TIND DA instance. [Full Announcement].

August 10, 2020

Axiell Library of Congress chooses Axiell’s collections management system for audiovisual materials. Axiell, the leading supplier of software to the cultural sector, announced that its suite of tools has been selected by the Library of Congress to support collections management for their unique and sizeable collection of motion pictures, television, radio and recorded sound. The Library will leverage Axiell Collections for collections management, Axiell Flow for workflow solutions to ensure efficiency in daily operations and Axiell Arena to provide access to in-depth information about the collections [Full Announcement].

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