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The bookshop on the shore /

New At the Library - Fri, 2019-07-19 08:38

    ISBN: 9780062913555
    Author: Colgan, Jenny


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Ex Libris Esploro solution goes live with first development partner

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2019-07-18 20:34
(July 18, 2019). Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce that the Ex Libris Esploro research services solution is now live at the University of Iowa. Esploro helps institutions fulfill strategic research goals and assist researchers in maximizing productivity. Libraries and research offices can automate and simplify processes such as the deposit of research data, enrichment of metadata, updating of researcher profiles, and measuring research impact.
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Shamed /

New At the Library - Thu, 2019-07-18 08:31

    ISBN: 9781250142887
    Author: Castillo, Linda


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In want of a knife : a Little Library mystery /

New At the Library - Thu, 2019-07-18 08:31

    ISBN: 9781683317371
    Author: Buzzelli, Elizabeth Kane, 1946-


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She stopped for death /

New At the Library - Thu, 2019-07-18 08:31

    ISBN: 9781683310136
    Author: Buzzelli, Elizabeth Kane, 1946-


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Jobs in Information Technology: July 17, 2019

LITA Blog - Wed, 2019-07-17 14:37

New vacancy listings are posted weekly on Wednesday at approximately 12 noon Central Time. They appear under New This Week and under the appropriate regional listing. Postings remain on the LITA Job Site for a minimum of four weeks.

New This Week

University of California, Riverside – University Library, Metadata and Discovery Librarian, Riverside, CA

California State University, San Bernardino, University Archivist, San Bernardino, CA

Southern Methodist University, Reference and Digital Services Librarian, Dallas, TX

University of North Texas, Repository Librarian, Denton, TX

Visit the LITA Job Site for more available jobs and for information on submitting a job posting.

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San Antonio Public Library selects SirsiDynix Symphony

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2019-07-17 14:28
(July 17, 2019). SirsiDynix announced that San Antonio Public Library has selected Symphony as their integrated library system. Symphony is one of the most widely-installed platforms in the world, powering thousands of libraries in over 60 countries. Its robust functionality, capable companion products, and open APIs and web services will assist San Antonio Public Library in delivering the best library user experience to their dynamic and thriving community.
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LYRASIS announces the release of a new study, Understanding the Landscape of Library Accessibility for Online Materials

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2019-07-17 14:28
(July 17, 2019). LYRASIS announces the release of a new study, "Understanding the Landscape of Library Accessibility for Online Materials". The study was undertaken in an effort to map the landscape of accessibility policies and practices for online resources as managed by libraries and archives across the United States. The study can be accessed on the LYRASIS website.
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The second-worst restaurant in France /

New At the Library - Wed, 2019-07-17 08:28

    ISBN: 9781524748302
    Author: McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948-


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Bark of night /

New At the Library - Wed, 2019-07-17 08:28

    ISBN: 9781250133090
    Author: Rosenfelt, David


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Window on the bay : a novel /

New At the Library - Wed, 2019-07-17 08:28

    ISBN: 9780399181337
    Author: Macomber, Debbie


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Sophia princess among beasts /

New At the Library - Wed, 2019-07-17 08:28

    ISBN: 9780316417471
    Author: Patterson, James, 1947-


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Midnight at the Blackbird Cafe /

New At the Library - Wed, 2019-07-17 08:28

    ISBN: 9781250198594
    Author: Webber, Heather S.


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Red metal /

New At the Library - Wed, 2019-07-17 08:28

    ISBN: 9780451490438
    Author: Greaney, Mark


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The nickel boys : a novel /

New At the Library - Wed, 2019-07-17 08:28

    ISBN: 9780385537087
    Author: Whitehead, Colson, 1969-


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The new girl : a novel /

New At the Library - Wed, 2019-07-17 08:28

    ISBN: 9780062834836
    Author: Silva, Daniel, 1960-


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Take audiobooks on the road with Libby and Apple CarPlay

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2019-07-16 14:25
(July 16, 2019). Traveling in the car during summer vacations or rush hour can be tedious, but now drivers can enjoy listening to audiobooks more easily and safely than ever – and for free. Libby, the award-winning one-tap reading app available from 90 percent of public libraries in North America, is now compatible with Apple CarPlay. This feature allows iPhone users with a valid library card to quickly access and control audiobooks through their vehicle's dashboard display and listen through the sound system. The Libby app, which is also compatible with Android Auto, was created by Rakuten OverDrive, the leading digital reading platform for libraries and schools worldwide.
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VuFind 6.0 Released

Library Technology Reports - Mon, 2019-07-15 20:22
(July 15, 2019). Version 6.0 of the VuFind Open Source discovery software has just been released. This major release brings some aspects of the code more up to date while also adding several new features and fixes.
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Ohio University Libraries awarded grant to develop Southeast Asia Digital Library

Library Technology Reports - Mon, 2019-07-15 20:22
(July 15, 2019). Ohio University Libraries has been awarded a $1.2 million grant to develop the Southeast Asia Digital Library in collaboration with 14 other institutions.
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LITA Learnings: Guiding Students through Digital Citizenship

LITA Blog - Mon, 2019-07-15 16:08

As academic librarians, we help build our students into digital citizens. They need the tools and resources to be savvy tech users and to become information literate. We need to make sure that our students understand the permanence of their digital actions. This 90-minute webinar explores how you can collaborate with students to expand their digital citizenship skills within your campus community through academic departments, technology offices, and student engagement initiatives. You’ll learn research-based best practices that you can implement using the framework of the hero’s journey without creating an additional burden on faculty, staff, and students.

Presenter: Casey Davis, Instructional Designer (IT), Arizona State University’s University Technology Office
Wednesday, August 7, 2019, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Central Time

View details and Register here.

Can’t attend the live event? No problem! Register and you’ll receive a link to the recording.

More LITA Continuing Education Coming Soon

Universal Parity to Resources: Rethinking Library Access
July 25, 2019, 1:00 – 2:00 pm Central Time
Presenters: Christine Elliott and Courtney McAllister

Check out our upcoming lineup and get details on our latest round of online learning to boost your skill set!

Questions or Comments?

For all other questions or comments related to LITA continuing education, contact us at (312) 280-4268 or lita@ala.org.

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