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November 16, 2022.
Springshare announces new Museum and Passes eTickets.
Springshare announced the new LibCal Museum Passes and eTickets functionality, which will be launching next month. This highly anticipated new feature provides a much-needed ticket management solution for libraries offering museum passes and other cultural institutions access. Launching in December, the new functionality will be a part of the LibCal Spaces and Equipment Booking module. It will work alongside existing functionality to provide easy access to nontraditional library collections.
October 4, 2022.
Springshare announces SOC2 Type II compliance.
Springshare announces the completion of a System and Organization Controls 2 Type II audit. This thorough, independent assessment of internal security controls serves as validation of the company's dedication and adherence to the highest standards for security, confidentiality, and privacy.
July 12, 2022.
Springshare partners with PowerNotes to bring LibChat into the research process.
Springshare and PowerNotes announced that the LibChat library chat is now seamlessly integrated with PowerNotes, a tool designed specifically to manage the entire academic research process from discovery through writing. With this integration, PowerNotes users can launch a live LibChat experience, powered by Springshare's LibAnswers platform, right from their PowerNotes browser plugin or the PowerNotes project outline screen. When students are working on a research project or writing a paper, assistance from a librarian is now just a click away.
May 25, 2022.
Springshare's LTI Tool gains IMS Global Learning Consortium Certification.
Springshare announced that the most recent version of the LibGuides CMS LTI tool is now fully certified by IMS Global, the non-profit collaborative dedicated to edtech interoperability, innovation, and learning impact.
March 17, 2022.
Springshare Joins IMS Global and its LTI Alliance.
Springshare announced that it has joined IMS Global, the worldwide non-profit collaborative dedicated to edtech interoperability, innovation, and learning impact. Springshare's newest iteration of the LTI module supports the LTI 1.3 protocol, which contains additional security features. Joining IMS Global and adhering to its specific standards will allow Springshare customers to move through the integration process quickly and smoothly.
September 1, 2021.
Springshare announces LibConnect: email marketing and engagement product.
Springshare unveil LibConnect, a unique platform marrying its existing LibCRM product's functionality with fully featured email marketing and engagement capabilities.
June 23, 2021.
Springshare: LibCal Floor Mapping Is Here.
Springshare announced the launch of LibCal's mapping module, a new tool that visually engages and informs library patrons. Its features include interactive floor maps for seat and space booking and event browsing, as well as directional event and appointment location sharing available to all platform users.
March 18, 2021.
Springshare announces new LibCal Mapping Features.
Springshare announced LibCal mapping module, a new tool that visually engages and informs library patrons as they navigate the reservation process. Launching in April, these optional features include interactive maps for booking in-person activities and directional maps for event and appointment locations.
March 10, 2021.
Lean Library partners with Springshare to Bring LibGuides Into the Patron Workflow.
Lean Library, a browser extension from SAGE Publishing that delivers library services directly into the patron's workflow, announced its partnership with Springshare, the maker of LibGuides. Together, Lean Library and Springshare will provide libraries the ability to deliver library support and instruction to patrons at their point of need, on any academic resource or website online.
February 24, 2021.
Springshare celebrates Global Chat Cooperative's one year relaunch.
Springshare recognizes the one year anniversary of the relaunch of the 24/7 Global Chat Cooperative service - a worldwide librarian community answering patron questions and chats when their local librarians are unavailable.
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May 31, 2019 Springshare acquires QuestionPoint from OCLC
OCLC has divested its QuestionPoint online reference service, selling the product to Springshare, a commercial company offering a variety of products, mostly focusing on public-facing library services delivered through a software-as-a-service platform. This product, officially branded as the Question- Point 24/7 Reference Cooperative, has been offered to libraries as a subscription service since 2002.
Jan 2007 Springshare was founded by Slaven Zivkovic