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September 12, 2019

(BARATZ) La Universidad Nebrija ofrece a su comunidad educativa un nuevo servicio de acceso abierto a la producción científica y académica, el «Repositorio Nebrija». Este nuevo repositorio abierto creado con AbsysNet permite la integración con distintos recolectores gracias al protocolo de comunicaciones OAI-PMH. Su objetivo es dotar de mayor visibilidad a los trabajos de la comunidad universitaria.

September 7, 2019

(ByWater Solutions) ByWater Solutions announced that the North Palm Beach Public Library, in Florida is now live on Koha with ByWater Solutions! ByWater completed the transition of the library’s 50,000 plus holdings from Symphony and is providing ongoing support services to the library.

September 5, 2019

(Softlink International) Softlink’s Technical Services Manager, Sarah Thompson and General Manager John Crook are looking forward to catching up with our Liberty customers at the September 12th 2019 London Liberty User Group Meeting. This year Softlink information Centres will also hold an hour long Liberty and illumin Showcase following the conference from 4.00 pm – 5.00pm.

September 2, 2019

(Lyngsoe Systems) Lyngsoe Systems, a world leader in logistic solutions across the customer supply chain, celebrates 10th anniversary of acquiring its Library Business from FKI Logistex/Crisplant. Since the acquisition in 2009, Lyngsoe Systems has been dedicated to improving library efficiency at hundreds of libraries worldwide. The Library Business Unit has grown into an internationally recognized industry leader in Automated Material Handling reaching from San Francisco to Calgary; New York to Copenhagen; Sydney to Singapore.

(Auto-Graphics, Inc.) Agent Information Software announced that on July 10, 2019, its Board of Directors approved a cash dividend to its shareholders. A dividend of $0.025 per common share will be paid on August 30, 2019, to all shareholders of record as of the close of business on August 15, 2019. Auto-Graphics continues to see growth with their resource sharing product SHAREit, with the addition of two more clients in 2019.

August 30, 2019

(Civica) Civica has built a cloud-based AI infused library search and management platform, leveraging technology first developed by Microsoft to search and interpret all the documents associated with the death of President Kennedy.

August 29, 2019

(ByWater Solutions) ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and Canada’s forefront provider of Koha support, announced that the Scugog Public Library, in Ontario, Canada is now live on Koha with ByWater Solutions! ByWater completed the transition of the library’s 45,000 plus holdings from VTLS and is providing ongoing support services to the library.

August 27, 2019

(ChiliFresh) ChiliPAC, the organic reader advisory platform provided by ChiliFresh Enterprises, Inc. is now available for Polaris, Encore and Enterprise online catalogs. With this, ChiliPAC becomes one of the most commonly used platforms for libraries in North America, Australia and Europe.

August 26, 2019

(Koios) Koios, the company that helps libraries show up first in Google results, made its first appearance at the Marketing Libraries Think Tank 2019 event to share knowledge about search engine marketing (SEM) and to propose a new national roundtable for library marketers.Ontario Library Association’s Marketing Think Tank took place in Toronto on Aug. 15 ( Forward-thinking library staff gather annually at this event. Koios was a Think Tank sponsor, and its new National Sales Manager for Canada, Beatrice Pitocco, presented a session on SEM, detailing how nonprofit libraries can place free digital ads online via the Google Ad Grants. In addition, she proposed starting a national roundtable to enable Canadian librarians to share ideas and best practices in online marketing.

(ByWater Solutions) ByWater Solutions announced that La Posada at Park Center Library in Green Valley, Arizona is now live on Koha! ByWater completed the automation of their new Koha ILS and is providing ongoing support services to the library.

August 22, 2019

(The Library Corporation) The Library Corporation announced that Berkeley Public Library in California migrated to the CARL•X integrated library system, taking advantage of the fully hosted service model that TLC offers to customers.

August 21, 2019

(Patron Point) Patron Point and bibliotheca announced today that the companies have entered into a new partnership with a goal of providing libraries with effective marketing tactics they can employ to easily promote the many benefits of cloudLibrary and drive new user adoption.

(Lucidea) Lucidea, leader in innovative collections management software solutions for museums and archives, and provider of CuadraSTAR SKCA, Eloquent Archives, Argus, and ArchivEra, will attend the American Association for State and Local History Conference.

August 20, 2019

(ByWater Solutions) ByWater Solutions announced that KanShare in Derby, Kansas is now live on Koha! KanShare is a consortium comprised of Derby Public Library, Park City Public Library and Andover Public Library.

(Voyager Sopris Learning) Voyager Sopris Learning today launched the updated Voyager Passport, a K–5 reading intervention program that earned ESSA’s Tier 1-Strong rating. The program, intended for students who need instruction beyond the core, empowers teachers by providing comprehensive, explicit, and systematic instruction in the five essential components of reading, plus language and writing.

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