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The book of gutsy women /

New At the Library - Fri, 2019-10-04 08:03

    ISBN: 9781501178412
    Author: Clinton, Hillary Rodham


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Blowout : corrupted democracy rogue state Russia and the richest most destruc

New At the Library - Fri, 2019-10-04 08:03

    ISBN: 9780525575474
    Author: Maddow, Rachel


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The lying room /

New At the Library - Fri, 2019-10-04 08:03

    ISBN: 9780062676733
    Author: French, Nicci


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East Tennessee State University chooses Ex Libris RapidILL resource-sharing service

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2019-10-03 19:52
(October 3, 2019). Ex Libris announced that East Tennessee State University has chosen the Ex Libris RapidILL resource-sharing service to improve the interlibrary loan experience for patrons of the university's Sherrod Library.
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Kanopy Makes Two Key Additions To Senior Leadership Team, Opens Engineering Office In Orange County

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2019-10-03 19:52
(October 3, 2019). Kanop announced the addition of two key hires to its senior leadership team. Dave Barney has joined Kanopy as Chief Technology Officer and Chase Rigby is the company's new Chief Product Officer, both reporting to CEO Olivia Humphrey. Both are longtime veterans of Google. The company also announced a new engineering office in California's Orange County that will help Kanopy continue to recruit top technology talent.
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Lehigh University selects Index Data for FOLIO services and hosting

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2019-10-02 19:37
(October 2, 2019). The Lehigh University Library has selected Index Dataas its hosting and support vendor for its adoption of the FOLIO Library Services Platform,planned for Summer 2020. The library's technical staff at Lehigh will manage the FOLIOinstall in Index Data's cloud environment with secondary support from Index Data.
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EBSCO Information Services releases Serials Price Projection Report for 2020

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2019-10-02 19:37
(October 2, 2019). The 2020 Serials Price Projection Report from EBSCO Information Services is now available. The report projects that the overall effective publisher price increases for academic and academic medical libraries are expected to be in the range of five to six percent for individual titles and four to five percent for e-journal packages.
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Herrick Memorial Library goes live on Koha with ByWater Support

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2019-10-02 19:37
(October 2, 2019). ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America's forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that the Herrick Memorial Library in Wellington, Ohio is now live! ByWater completed the transition of the libraries' 46,000 plus holdings from Library.Solution ILS and is providing ongoing support services to the library.
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Agent Information Software (AIFS) Announces Cash Dividend

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2019-10-02 19:37
(October 2, 2019). Agent Information Software (OTC: AIFS) today announced that on July 10, 2019, its Board of Directors approved a cash dividend to its shareholders. A dividend of $0.025 per common share will be paid on August 30, 2019, to all shareholders of record as of the close of business on August 15, 2019.
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Lucidea Releasing Rapid Data Entry Feature Across ILS, KM, and CMS Software Portfolio

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2019-10-02 13:35
(October 2, 2019). Lucidea, provider of SydneyEnterprise, Inmagic Presto, GeniePlus, ArchivEra, and Argus will soon enable rapid data entry across its portfolio of library automation, knowledge management, and museum and archives collections management software.
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Gale partners with Mackin to make database content accessible and searchable through MackinVIA's Deep Discovery

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2019-10-02 13:35
(October 2, 2019). Gale, a Cengage company, has partnered with Mackin, a leading distributor of K-12, print and digital resources, to make its database content available on the MackinVIA digital content management platform. Now MackinVIA customers can search Gale databases using MackinVIA's new Deep Discovery tool to quickly find authoritative content, delivering better research outcomes for student success.
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MOBIUS migrates Ozark Regional Library (MO)

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2019-10-02 13:35
(October 2, 2019). MOBIUS announced that the Ozark Regional Library successfully migrated and went live as a standalone library, which utilizes the Evergreen ILS, on August 26, 2019. Previously, Ozark Regional Library was a member of the Missouri Evergreen consortium.
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Latest LITA Learnings

LITA Blog - Wed, 2019-10-02 13:27

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Register today for a LITA webinar!

Guiding Students through Digital Citizenship

Presenter: Casey Davis

Instructional Designer (IT), Arizona State University

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

12:00 – 1:30 pm Central Time

As academic librarians, we help build our students into digital citizens. It’s our duty to make sure students have the tools and resources to be savvy tech users, become information literate, and understand the permanence of their digital actions. In this 90-minute webinar, you’ll learn research-based best practices you can implement using the framework of the hero’s journey without creating an additional burden on faculty, staff, and students.

Learning objectives for this program include:

• An expanded understanding of digital citizenship within the context of college/university life

 Examining areas where increased awareness and practice is needed within the college/university community

• Creating authentic training for increasing digital citizenship within the college/university community

View details and Register here.

In-House vs. Outsourced Digitization: similarities, key differences and pitfalls to avoid

Presenter: Marina Georgieva

Digital Collections Librarian, University of Nevada – Las Vegas

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

1:00 – 2:00 pm Central Time

With the rise of digitizing archival collections across academic and public libraries, more librarians are getting involved in project management, but not all of them have the expertise or relevant background in digitization or managing projects. In this 60-minute webinar, you’ll gain tips and strategies for managing digitization projects.

Learning objectives for this program include:

• Librarians new to digitization

• Librarians new to project management

• Librarians new to outsourcing and vendor relations

• Librarians (with expertise in all above) willing to learn new perspective of digitization management and vendor relations

View details and Register here.

Taking Altmetrics to the Next Level in Your Library’s Systems and Services

Presenter: Lily Troia

Solutions Account Manager, Digital Science

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 (rescheduled from October 3rd)

1:00 – 2:30 pm Central Time

Altmetrics are traditionally viewed as the realm of evaluation and assessment, but altmetric data can offer valuable insights throughout the research lifecycle. This 90-minute webinar, you’ll learn how to develop a nuanced, strategic framework for incorporating and promoting wider adoption of altmetrics throughout the research lifecycle at your institution and beyond.

Learning objectives for this program include:

• Understand and articulate the ways in which altmetrics come into play throughout the research lifecycle, with particular emphasis on altmetrics’ role in incentivizing and tracking open data and science initiatives, and other non-traditional publication formats.

• Learn how to align institutional and department goals with altmetric workflows and develop an engagement rubric that identifies unique communication strategies for various stakeholder groups.

• Identify and assess benchmarks by which to measure success of altmetrics initiatives with an eye on sustainability and broader cultural change across the scholarly

View details and Register here.

You Can Keynote!

Presenter: Dorothea Salo

Faculty Associate, UW-Madison iSchool

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Noon – 1:00 pm Central Time

That confident person there on the dais, holding the conference crowd in the palm of their hand? That could be you! In this 60-minute webinar, discover your strengths as a keynoter and learn how you prepare best – it’s not the same for everyone. Learn how to think about talk structure and slide design. Discover useful techniques for coping with nerves. Most of all, learn what to avoid!

Learning objectives for this program include:

• Prepare a compelling talk

• Avoid common talk-design and delivery mistakes

• Overcome nerves

View details and Register here.

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

Questions or Comments?

Contact us at lita@ala.org or (312) 280-4268.

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Dachshund through the snow /

New At the Library - Wed, 2019-10-02 07:35

    ISBN: 9781250257383
    Author: Rosenfelt, David


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A Mrs. Miracle Christmas : a novel /

New At the Library - Wed, 2019-10-02 07:35

    ISBN: 9780399181405
    Author: Macomber, Debbie


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Quantum /

New At the Library - Wed, 2019-10-02 07:35

    ISBN: 9781542094061
    Author: Cornwell, Patricia Daniels


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A Mrs. Miracle Christmas : a novel /

New At the Library - Wed, 2019-10-02 07:35

    ISBN: 9780525491576
    Author: Macomber, Debbie


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The shape of night : a novel /

New At the Library - Wed, 2019-10-02 07:35

    ISBN: 9781984820969
    Author: Gerritsen, Tess


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Bloody genius /

New At the Library - Wed, 2019-10-02 07:35

    ISBN: 9780525536628
    Author: Sandford, John, 1944 February 23-


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Pursuit : a novel of suspense /

New At the Library - Wed, 2019-10-02 07:35

    ISBN: 9780802147929
    Author: Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938-


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