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Theresa S. Byrd takes seat on OCLC Board of Trustees

Library Technology Reports - Mon, 2019-11-11 18:18
(November 11, 2019). Dr. Theresa S. Byrd, Dean of the University Library at the University of San Diego, took her seat on the OCLC Board of Trustees today during the board's regular November meeting.
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Chesapeake Public Library plans to increase community engagement with OCLC Wise

Library Technology Reports - Mon, 2019-11-11 18:18
(November 11, 2019). Chesapeake Public Library in Chesapeake, Virginia, has signed on to implement OCLC Wise, the first community engagement system for U.S. public libraries.
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Greensboro Public Library commits to community engagement focus with OCLC Wise

Library Technology Reports - Mon, 2019-11-11 18:18
(November 11, 2019). Greensboro Public Library in Greensboro, North Carolina, has signed on to implement OCLC Wise, the first community engagement system for U.S. public libraries.
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HighWire names Tim Bacci President and CEO

Library Technology Reports - Mon, 2019-11-11 18:18
(November 11, 2019). Scholarly publishing technology provider, HighWire, today announced the appointment of Tim Bacci as President and Chief Executive Officer.
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OCLC and Taylor and Francis partner to offer seamless workflows

Library Technology Reports - Mon, 2019-11-11 18:18
(November 11, 2019). OCLC has partnered with Taylor and Francis to automate subscription management workflows, eliminating the need for manual intervention by library staff.
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Thanks Cedar Rapids Public Library!

Tame the Web - Mon, 2019-11-11 12:18

Sending a very warm thanks to all the staff at Cedar Rapids Public Library. I spoke and facilitated an exploration of “Wholehearted Libraries” at their Staff Development Day on Friday and thoroughly enjoyed meeting folks, hearing their stories, and touring their amazing building. THANK YOU!

Download the slides here: Cedar Rapids Public Library Staff Day

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ByWater Solutions announced Southwestern College Deets Library is live on Koha

Library Technology Reports - Fri, 2019-11-08 12:05
(November 8, 2019). ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced today that the Southwestern College Deets Library, Winfield Kansas is now live! ByWater completed the transition of the libraries' 51,000 plus holdings from Polaris ILS and is providing ongoing support services to the library.
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The 19th Christmas /

New At the Library - Fri, 2019-11-08 06:04

    ISBN: 9781549153945
    Author: Patterson, James, 1947-


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ByWater Solutions expands their offerings to support Aspen Discovery

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2019-11-07 18:01
(November 7, 2019). ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced today that they have acquired Turning Leaf Technologies and will be providing implementation, support, hosting and development services to the Aspen Open Source Discovery system. Mark Noble the founder of both the Pika and Aspen Discovery systems, has joined the ByWater family as the Aspen Discovery Team Lead and users will benefit from his 10 plus years of experience in developing, managing and supporting Discovery systems for Public, Academic and School Libraries.
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Follett launches Book Orders for the Classroom

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2019-11-07 18:01
(November 7, 2019). Two years after introducing its book fair business, Follett is launching Follett Book eFairs, an innovative approach to reimagining the classroom book-ordering process. Follett Book eFairs allow teachers to create an online book order in less than five minutes, make custom recommendations for students, and easily communicate with parents. Significantly, eFairs also will streamline the payment process by eliminating the need for teachers to handle cash or checks and paper order forms.
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Deutscher Verbund in NRW entscheidet sich für die Bibliotheksdienstplattform Ex Libris Alma

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2019-11-07 12:01
(November 7, 2019). Ex Libris, a ProQuest Company, gibt hiermit bekannt, dass das Hochschulbibliothekszentrum des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen (hbz) im Namen des nordrhein-westfälischen Verbundes den Vertrag mit Ex Libris über die Einführung der Bibliotheksdienstplattform Alma bei den 43 Mitgliedsinstitutionen des Verbundes unterzeichnet hat. Die Alma-Plattform wird acht verschiedene Systeme ersetzen, die derzeit im Einsatz sind.
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Kiss the girls and make them cry : a novel /

New At the Library - Thu, 2019-11-07 06:00

    ISBN: 9781501171710
    Author: Clark, Mary Higgins


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Signs : the secret language of the universe /

New At the Library - Thu, 2019-11-07 06:00

    ISBN: 9780399591594
    Author: Jackson, Laura Lynne.


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Final option /

New At the Library - Thu, 2019-11-07 06:00

    ISBN: 9780525541820
    Author: Cussler, Clive


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The family upstairs /

New At the Library - Thu, 2019-11-07 06:00

    ISBN: 9781501190124
    Author: Jewell, Lisa


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Noel Street /

New At the Library - Thu, 2019-11-07 06:00

    ISBN: 9781982129590
    Author: Evans, Richard Paul


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A Christmas gathering : a novel /

New At the Library - Thu, 2019-11-07 06:00

    ISBN: 9780525621027
    Author: Perry, Anne


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Submissions now open for the 2020 SEE-IT award from EBSCO Information Services and the Children's Book Council

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2019-11-06 17:57
(November 6, 2019). Submissions are now being accepted for the fourth annual SEE-IT Award. SEE-IT stands for Stories Engagingly Expressed-Illustratively Told. The SEE-IT Award is an annual book award given by EBSCO Information Services and the Graphic Novel Committee of the Children's Book Council to honor the outstanding achievements of authors and illustrators in youth graphic novels. Publishers are encouraged to submit titles for award consideration by February 15, 2020.
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Jobs in Information Technology: November 6, 2019

LITA Blog - Wed, 2019-11-06 14:05

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EBSCO Information Services releases PsycTHERAPY database

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2019-11-06 11:56
(November 6, 2019). EBSCO Information Services introduced PsycTHERAPY®, a unique streaming video database of therapy demonstrations to support clinical and counseling psychology education. Produced by the American Psychological Association, the PsycTHERAPY library offers more than 500 therapy demonstrations using the latest psychotherapy techniques.
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