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Aman Kochar succeeds David Cully at Baker & Taylor in expanded role

Library Technology Reports - Sat, 2019-09-14 18:08
(September 10, 2019). Follett Corporation today announced an expanded leadership role for Amandeep Kochar, who succeeded David Cully as head of Baker & Taylor, the company's public library business unit. Cully retired August 30
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Follett Higher Education President Clay Wahl appointed COO of Follett Corporation

Library Technology Reports - Sat, 2019-09-14 18:08
(August 28, 2019). Follett Corporation announced two executive leadership appointments tied to the company's strategic expansion of technology and services that improve student outcomes in schools, colleges and communities across North America. Follett Higher Education President Clay Wahl has been appointed COO of Follett Corporation, and Roe J. McFarlane has been named Wahl's successor as President of Follett Higher Education. Wahl and McFarlane will report to Pat Connolly, Follett Corporation President and CEO.
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Baker & Taylor Publisher Services (BTPS) and McSweeney's announce full-service sales & Fulfillment Agreement

Library Technology Reports - Sat, 2019-09-14 18:08
(August 23, 2019). Baker & Taylor Publisher Services, a leading provider of sales and fulfillment services, announced the signing of a full-service worldwide agreement with McSweeney's Literary Arts Fund, the independent nonprofit publishing company started by Dave Eggers and based in San Francisco.
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Robert B. Parker's The bitterest pill /

New At the Library - Fri, 2019-09-13 06:04

    ISBN: 9780399574986
    Author: Coleman, Reed Farrel, 1956-


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Akin : a novel /

New At the Library - Fri, 2019-09-13 06:04

    ISBN: 9780316491990
    Author: Donoghue, Emma, 1969-


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The institute : a novel /

New At the Library - Fri, 2019-09-13 06:04

    ISBN: 9781982110567
    Author: King, Stephen, 1947-


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Your battles belong to the Lord : know your enemy and be more than a conqueror /

New At the Library - Fri, 2019-09-13 06:04

    ISBN: 9781546026273
    Author: Meyer, Joyce, 1943-


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The long call /

New At the Library - Fri, 2019-09-13 06:04

    ISBN: 9781250204448
    Author: Cleeves, Ann


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The dog went over the mountain : travels with Albie : an American journey /

New At the Library - Fri, 2019-09-13 06:04

    ISBN: 9781643132013
    Author: Zheutlin, Peter


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Nothing ventured /

New At the Library - Fri, 2019-09-13 06:04

    ISBN: 9781250200778
    Author: Archer, Jeffrey, 1940-


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Michigan Publishing and LYRASIS announce partnership to deliver ACLS Humanities E-Book Collection

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2019-09-12 18:03
(September 12, 2019). Michigan Publishing, a division of the University of Michigan Library, and LYRASIS, an innovative full-service technology and services nonprofit, announced the creation of a new partnership to advance the work of the American Council of Learned Societies Humanities E-Book collection.
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New study finds large print books improve student reading confidence and comprehension skills

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2019-09-12 18:03
(September 12, 2019). New research released today by Thorndike Press from Gale, a Cengage company, shows that students in grades 3-12 who read large print books developed stronger reading skills, felt more comfortable reading and adopted new, positive reading mindsets. View/download the study whitepaper or infographic.According to the latest results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) testing, almost two-thirds of 4th and 8th grade students in U.S. schools are reading at a basic or below basic level.
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Pueblo City-County Library goes live on Aspen Discovery from Turning Leaf Technologies

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2019-09-12 18:03
(September 12, 2019). Turning Leaf Technologies and Pueblo City-County Library announced the launch of Aspen Discovery for their patrons. During the implementation, Turning Leaf added support for Hoopla and Cloud Library and improved the existing Koha integration to provide an exceptional customer experience and increase access to additional eContent sources.
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The increasing importance of failure in supporting modern research

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2019-09-12 12:01
(September 12, 2019). Digital Science has launched a report focusing on falsifiability and reproducibility in scientific research. The report addresses three areas including appropriate documentation and sharing of research data, clear analysis and processes, and the sharing of code. Making Science Better: Reproducibility, Falsifiability and the Scientific Method looks at the current state of reproducibility in 2019, as well as the importance of falsifiability in the research process.The analysis comes from the Digital Science portfolio company, Ripeta, which aims to make better science easier by identifying and highlighting the important parts of research that should be transparently presented in a manuscript and other materials.
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La Universidad Nebrija pone en acceso abierto la producción científica de sus profesores y alumnos

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2019-09-12 12:01
(September 12, 2019). 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.
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ALA launches national campaign against e-book embargo

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2019-09-12 12:01
(September 12, 2019). The American Library Association and Public Library Association announced a public campaign in response to recent efforts to limit library access to e-books. In a press conference held at the Nashville Public Library during the 2019 Digital Book World conference, ALA debuted an online petition at eBooksForAll.org for members of the public to urge Macmillan Publishers CEO John Sargent to reverse the proposed embargo on e-books sold to libraries.
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The Titanic secret /

New At the Library - Thu, 2019-09-12 05:59

    ISBN: 9780735217270
    Author: Cussler, Clive


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Killer instinct /

New At the Library - Thu, 2019-09-12 05:59

    ISBN: 9780316420297
    Author: Patterson, James, 1947-


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LYRASIS announces partnership with Educopia for next generation library publishing

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2019-09-11 17:58
(September 11, 2019). LYRASIS announced a partnership with the Educopia Institute to support its recent Next Generation Library Publishing project. This Next Gen Library Publishing project recently received an award in the amount of $2,200,000 from Arcadia, a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin.
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Jobs in Information Technology: September 11, 2019

LITA Blog - Wed, 2019-09-11 16:11

New vacancy listings are posted on Wednesday afternoons.

New This Week

Technical Services Assistant, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME

Web Services and Discovery Manager, American University Library, Washington D.C.

Director, Library Services, West Vancouver Memorial Library, West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Technology Librarian, Barton College, Wilson, NC

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