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September 21, 2017. NJ State Library appoints Kathleen Moeller-Peiffer as Deputy State Librarian. New Jersey State Librarian Mary Chute announced today that Kathleen Moeller-Peiffer will rejoin the New Jersey State Library as the new Deputy State Librarian for Library Support Services. Reporting to the State Librarian, the Deputy State Librarian for Library Support Services oversees the interpretation of library law for New Jersey's libraries and supervises statistical processes. The Library Support Services unit also manages the State Library's grant programs, which includes the per capita state aid program and the federal Library Services and Technology Act, for which Ms. Moller-Peiffer will serve as the LSTA Coordinator. <<more>>


September 21, 2017. Voyager Sopris Learning Names New VP of Research. Voyager Sopris Learning today announced Alisa Dorman, with more than 20 years of experience in education, has been hired as its new Vice President of Research and Product Effectiveness. Dorman joins Voyager Sopris Learning from the Office of Literacy for the Colorado Department of Education, where, for the past three years, she was Executive Director and led the state’s early reading initiative. <<more>>


September 19, 2017. New Jersey PreK-12 District selects Follett’s Aspen Student Information System. Bernards Township School District in Basking Ridge, N.J., capped an extensive two-year search by selecting Follett’s Aspen for its new student information system. The PreK-12 district implemented Aspen in time for the beginning of the 2017-18 school year. <<more>>


September 19, 2017. William F. Laman Public Library chooses TLC. The Library Corporation announced that the William F. Laman Public Library has chosen the Library.Solution integrated library system to deliver premier library management software and services for its patrons and staff. Laman Public Library will go live with Library.Solution on September 20, 2017. <<more>>


September 19, 2017. Ex Libris festeggia la 1000a Istituzione a scegliere la piattaforma di servizi per la biblioteca Ex Libris Alma. Prosegue a livello globale la forte tendenza verso l'adozione di Alma, che diventa la piattaforma bibliotecaria con la più rapida crescita al mondo. Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, ha il piacere di annunciare che Ex Libris Alma, la soluzione in cloud per la gestione delle risorse della biblioteca, è ora il sistema preferito da un migliaio di clienti. La millesima istituzione che ha optato per Alma è l'Università Carnegie Mellon che, come le altre 999 istituzioni, potrà beneficiare dei flussi di lavoro ottimizzati offerti dalla soluzione SaaS per la gestione unificata delle risorse. <<more>>


September 19, 2017. TRAILS chooses ProQuest’s Academic Complete and College Complete. Treasure State Academic Information and Library Services, a consortium of 24 colleges and universities throughout Montana, has chosen ProQuest Academic Complete and College Complete ebook collection subscriptions to provide high-quality content and a powerful, intuitive user experience to its thousands of students, faculty and researchers. <<more>>


September 19, 2017. Bibliothèque Interuniversitaire de Montpellier Joins the Université Fédérale Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées to become the first French library network to choose Ex Libris Alma and Primo. Ex Libris announced that the Bibliothèque Interuniversitaire de Montpellier (BIU, or Interuniversity Library of Montpellier) has chosen the Ex Libris Alma library services platform and the Primo discovery and delivery solution to optimize library management and discovery. Alma and Primo will replace the Aleph integrated library system. <<more>>


September 16, 2017. IMLS Releases Annual Data and Survey Results of American Public Libraries. The Institute of Museum and Library Services released two key information products: the latest data from its annual Public Libraries Survey and a new report on the previous year’s data. The Public Libraries Survey examines key indicators of public library use, financial health, staffing, and resources. Explore the FY 2015 data and the FY 2014 report. <<more>>


September 15, 2017. The United States Institute of Peace uses Yewno Unearth to propel publications strategy. New insights gained through the use of Unearth will fuel internal collaborative strategic discussions to direct the editorial development of crucial peacebuilding reports. USIP has updated its suite of analytic tools. In addition to gaining an increased understanding of user behavior through the use of a variety of standard and nonstandard analytics, USIP has chosen to use Yewno Unearth to explore and understand the content of its publications on a deeper level. <<more>>


September 15, 2017. Innovative improves workflow integrations for library staff and patrons in Sierra Release 3.2. Innovative Interfaces launched the newest release of the Sierra integrated library system with new options to improve processes at the library. Sierra Release 3.2 includes three new API endpoints and integration for PCI-compliant credit card payments at Express Lane self-service stations. Sierra is a powerful, modern integrated library system (ILS) that combines complete functionality with the power and scale of an open services platform. <<more>>


September 14, 2017. Follett announces popular rewards program Is returning. Follett announced its popular Rewards program is returning, allowing customers to accrue points on purchases and redeem them for valuable products. Customers will earn points on all textbook, consumable and buyback transactions, including any qualifying purchases made on or after April 1. <<more>>


September 14, 2017. Ingram Content Group associates on the move. Ingram announced associate promotions and new associates to the group. Matthew Dickie has joined the Ingram Publisher Services international sales team as a new European Sales Manager. Philippa Malicka has been promoted from Key Account Sales Manager to Business Development Manager for Lightning Source UK Ltd. Nick Singh has been promoted from Account Representative to Key Account Sales Manager for Lightning Source’s IngramSpark in the UK. Tyler Montgomery has been promoted from Inside Sales Representative to Content Manager for Ingram Book Group LLC. <<more>>


September 14, 2017. DeKalb County Public Library chooses robust Innovative solution To support 22 branches. Innovative Interface announced the DeKalb County Public Library in Decatur, GA selected the Polaris Web Application to support 22 branches across the county. <<more>>


September 14, 2017. HTC Global Services launches SoteriaAMS management solution for high-capacity library storage facilities. HTC Global Services, Inc. introduced SoteriaAMS, a new asset management solution for high-capacity library storage facilities that enables real-time cloud-based management to increase staff productivity and patron satisfaction. <<more>>


September 13, 2017. Demco Software transforms library event marketing with DiscoverLocal. Demco Software today highlighted the far-reaching capabilities of DiscoverLocal, its latest innovation that gives libraries priority in local search results. Launched in June 2017, the new product is the first truly comprehensive discoverability tool that promotes libraries’ events and resources on the open web without requiring a library name to be mentioned in the search query. <<more>>


September 13, 2017. Follett develops donor program to help rebuild school libraries destroyed by hurricane Harvey. In the wake of the considerable damage suffered by Texas K-12 school libraries and archives from Hurricane Harvey, Follett has established a donation program with a preliminary goal of $15,00 <<more>>


September 12, 2017. Carnegie Mellon University becomes 1,000th institution to select Ex Libris Alma library services platform. Ex Libris announced that the Ex Libris Alma cloud-based library services platform is now the system of choice for one thousand customers. The thousandth institution to select Alma is Carnegie Mellon University, which, like the 999 other Alma institutions, will benefit from the streamlined workflows of a unified SaaS resource management solution. Alma will be replacing the SirsiDynix Symphony integrated library system. <<more>>


September 12, 2017. Utah Department of Transportation awards PTFS contract to use Knowvation GS as enterprise Geospatial Content Management System. Progressive Technology Federal Systems announced that it received a contract award from Utah Department of Transportation for its flagship Knowvation GS Geospatial Content Management Systems. <<more>>


September 11, 2017. Gibraltar National Archives chooses Preservica to safeguard its rich heritage. Gibraltar National Archives announced a partnership with Preservica to preserve and protect its extensive collection of historic digital records, following yesterday’s National Gibraltar Day, which in 2017 marked the 50th anniversary of Gibraltar’s sovereignty referendum. Using Preservica’s active digital preservation software and collaborative working approach, GNA’s historic records are now safely stored and accessible for generations to come. <<more>>


September 11, 2017. Springer Nature pioneers charitable incentive system for peer reviewers. Peer reviewers are enabling people in developing countries to access safe drinking water as the result of a collaboration between Springer’s journal Environmental Earth Sciences and the non-profit humanitarian organization “Filter of Hope”. Since the start of the initiative at the beginning of 2017, almost 600 water filters have been distributed in Liberia, Nicaragua, Haiti, Honduras, Russia, Cuba and India. This scheme is the first of its kind to acknowledge the fundamental contribution of peer reviewers in the scientific publishing industry through a non-profit partnership. <<more>>


September 8, 2017. Duewel-Zahniser joins leadership team at TLC headquarters as Chief Technology Officer. The Library Corporation announced that Justin Duewel-Zahniser has joined the leadership team as Chief Technology Officer, based out of global headquarters in Inwood, W.Va. In this role, Justin will lead TLC in continuing to expand the company's Integrated Library System, Library.Solution. <<more>>


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