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December 3, 2020

Patron Point Patron Point expands support organization with Conner appointment. Patron Point announced the appointment of Kellie Conner who joins the company's support organization as Implementation Manager. Previous to joining Patron Point, Conner was Product Owner at Innovative Interfaces where she was responsible for product management of the Polaris ILS. Previous to that role, Conner was Manager, Customer Support at Polaris Library Systems. [Full Announcement].

ByWater Solutions ByWater Solutions announces support of Aspen Discovery for Nashville Public Library. ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced that they are providing support and hosting services for the Aspen Discovery Open Source system for Nashville Public Library in Tennessee. [Full Announcement].

December 2, 2020

Lyngsoe Systems Colin Carter joins LyngsoeSystems as IMMS Business Director. Business Unit Director Henrik Kjeldgaard announced that Colin Carter joined Lyngsoe Systems in the Library Business Unit – specifically the IMMS team. [Full Announcement].

Ex Libris Alphacrucis College enhances teaching and research capabilities for students and faculty with Ex Libris Alma library platform and Primo discovery solution. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce that Alphacrucis College has selected the Ex Libris Alma library services platform along with the Ex Libris Primo discovery solution to streamline the management of library resources and research materials. These systems will replace multiple products. [Full Announcement].

December 1, 2020

NISO Zeynep Tufekci Announced as Closing Keynote for NISO Plus 2021. The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) today announced that respected scholar and writer, Dr. Zeynep Tufekci, will be the closing keynote at the next annual NISO Plus conference to be held virtually, February 22-25, 2021. [Full Announcement].

Axiell Vancouver Art Gallery chooses Axiell Collections to manage diverse visual arts collection. Axiell, the world's leading software and services provider for the cultural sector, announces that Vancouver Art Gallery has chosen its collections management platform, Axiell Collections, to manage their collection of over 12,500 art works. Vancouver Art Gallery's collection is the most comprehensive resource for visual culture in British Columbia, featuring historical and contemporary art by Canadian and international artists. Special attention is given to the accomplishments of Indigenous artists, as well as to those of the Asia Pacific region—through the Institute of Asian Art founded in 2014. [Full Announcement].

November 27, 2020

Patron Point Bayport-Blue Point Public Library (NY) launches Patron Point. Patron Point announced that Bayport-Blue Point Public Library of New York has launched its patron relationship management system to support the Library's strategic marketing efforts. [Full Announcement].

November 24, 2020

Morris Automated Information Network. MAIN Libraries launch next generation mobile app for member libraries. Morris Automated Information Network (MAIN), a northern New Jersey shared services consortium of public libraries to introduce the SOLUS mobile Library App to its network of 49 libraries across Hunterdon, Morris, Somerset and Warren Counties, effective November 23, 2020. [Full Announcement].

Ex Libris UNC Charlotte joins the Ex Libris Rapido early adopter program to transform library services. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced that the University of North Carolina Charlotte has joined the early adopter program of the Ex Libris Rapido resource sharing solution. As a founding member of the Rapido early adopter program, UNC Charlotte's J. Murrey Atkins Library will help shape the way in which the Rapido solution evolves and interoperates with the library ecosystem. Through its participation in the program, the university will gain an even greater understanding of how to maximize its investments in those systems. [Full Announcement].

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].

November 21, 2020

EnvisionWare EnvisionWares 24-hour library opens for service as The Vending Library branch at the Indian River County Intergenerational Recreation Center. Indian River County Library System in Florida officially announced the grand opening of their new Vending Library branch location. The Vending Library, EnvisionWare's 24-Hour Library solution, is open to community members at the County's IRC Intergenerational Recreation Center (IG Center). [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 19, 2020

Elsevier. Aries Systems and Digital Commons partner to offer Editorial Manager to Digital Commons premier journals. Aries Systems Corporation, a leading technology workflow solutions provider to the scholarly publishing community, and Digital Commons, a leading platform for open access publishing and institutional repositories, are pleased to announce their partnership supporting the growth of Diamond Open Access (OA) journals across the globe. [Full Announcement].

November 17, 2020

Follett Follett Adapts SIS to Help Districts During Distance Learning. As the COVID-19 pandemic calls upon many schools and districts to continue distance learning, Follett has responded to educators' needs by adding new convenient features to its student information system, which serves more than two million students throughout the United States and Canada. [Full Announcement].

November 13, 2020

Patron Point Comsewogue Public Library (NY) signs with Patron Point. Patron Point announced that Comsewogue Public Library of New York has selected its patron relationship management system to support the Library's strategic marketing efforts. [Full Announcement].

Auto-Graphics, Inc. Agent Information Software (AIFS) publishes 2020 Third Quarter Financials. The parent company of Auto-Graphics, Inc. (A-G), Agent Information Software (AIFS) released their earnings for the third quarter of 2020, ending September 30, 2020. AIFS' sub-company Auto-Graphics, Inc., is an industry-leading provider of library automation software. A-G was the first to provide Cloud-based library resource sharing solutions. [Full Announcement].

November 11, 2020

Softlink International Softlink Information Centres releases Liberty v5 Build 8.040. Softlink Information Centres, a leading supplier of library and research management systems is pleased to announce the release of Liberty v5 Build 8.040. The latest release includes some features eagerly anticipated by our Liberty customers in libraries and knowledge centres across the globe. [Full Announcement].

November 6, 2020

Insight Informatics The Filderstadt Public Library in Germany upgrades to latest LIBERO Version (V6.4). The Filderstadt Public Library is a long-standing customer of LIBERO since 2005. For many years, the library received its support through the former German distributor; however, since the restructuring at the beginning of this year, Filderstadt, along with all other German clients, now receives direct support from the LIBERO team. The library team worked with the LIBERO team to upgrade the server and migrate to the latest version of LIBERO. [Full Announcement].

Insight Informatics Die Stadtbibliothek Filderstadt aktualisiert auf die neueste LIBERO-Version (V6.4). Brisbane, Australien – Die Stadtbibliothek Filderstadt ist ein langjähriger Kunde von LIBERO seit 2005. Über viele Jahre erhielt die Bibliothek ihren Support durch den ehemaligen deutschen Vertriebshändler; seit der Umstrukturierung Anfang diesen Jahres wird Filderstadt nun, wie alle deutschen Kunden, vom LIBERO-Team direkt betreut, welches gemeinsam mit dem Team der Bibliothek das Server-Upgrade und den Umstieg auf die neueste Version von LIBERO umgesetzt hat. [Full Announcement].

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

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