Library News

A stranger on the beach /

New At the Library - Tue, 2019-08-13 10:11

    ISBN: 9781250240460
    Author: Campbell, Michele, 1962-

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Is there still sex in the city? /

New At the Library - Tue, 2019-08-13 10:11

    ISBN: 9780802147264
    Author: Bushnell, Candace

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Lady in the lake : a novel /

New At the Library - Tue, 2019-08-13 10:11

    ISBN: 9780062390141
    Author: Lippman, Laura, 1959-

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Mitteilungen/Produktionsbeginn des Dokumentations- und Kulturzentrums Deutscher Sinti und Roma mit Koha 18.11

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2019-08-13 04:11
(August 12, 2019). Das Dokumentations- und Kulturzentrums Deutscher Sinti und Roma verwaltet seine Medienbestände seit Juli 2019 neu über das Open Source-Bibliothekssystem Koha. Der elektronische Bibliothekskatalog umfasst rund 13'700 Titeldatensätze, wobei die bisher separat gehaltenen Kataloge für Druckwerke, Musik und Videos zusammengeführt wurden.
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Kokomo-Howard County Public Library aims higher to meet local needs with OCLC Wise

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2019-08-13 04:11
(July 30, 2019). Kokomo-Howard County Public Library in Kokomo, Ind., has signed on to implement OCLC Wise, the first community engagement system for U.S. public libraries.
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OCLC receives Diversity in Business Award

Library Technology Reports - Sat, 2019-08-10 03:57
(August 9, 2019). OCLC, the nonprofit technology organization and global library cooperative based in Dublin, received a Diversity in Business Award representing large organizations in Central Ohio.The Awards program, administered by Columbus Business First, recognizes inclusive organizations and individuals in Central Ohio. The program highlights excellence in encouraging diversity in age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race and religion at local workplaces.
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Santa Clara County Library District (CA) selects Patron Point to foster community engagement

Library Technology Reports - Fri, 2019-08-09 15:54
(August 9, 2019). Patron Point announced the selection of its patron relationship management system by the Santa Clara County Library District, CA, to help foster its online community engagement.
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AGent Information Software (AIFS) publishes 2019 Second Quarter Earnings

Library Technology Reports - Fri, 2019-08-09 15:54
(August 9, 2019). The parent company of Auto-Graphics, Inc., AGent Information Software (AIFS) released the earnings for the quarter ending June 30, 2019. Auto-Graphics, Inc., is an industry-leading provider of library platform software. A-G was the first to provide Cloud-based library resource sharing solutions to library consortia.
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Five academic publishers to advise on development of the Rialto Marketplace

Library Technology Reports - Fri, 2019-08-09 15:54
(August 9, 2019). A group of renowned global academic publishers have announced that they will contribute their expertise to the development of ProQuest Rialto. Rialto is a comprehensive marketplace that enables libraries to acquire content from a variety of publishers and platforms. Emerald Publishing, Oxford University Press, SAGE Publishing, Taylor & Francis Group and The University of Chicago Press will work with ProQuest to shape the new product. These publishers join a group of 10 academic libraries who have also signed on as development partners, ensuring a three-way, content-neutral conversation between libraries, the publishing community and ProQuest, a leader in educational technology. Rialto will be initially available to its development partners in December of this year before its broader launch.
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Call for LITA Guide authors

LITA Blog - Fri, 2019-08-09 13:21

We’re looking for authors for our popular LITA Guide series.

Submit your proposals

Current topics of interest include, but not are not limited to: 

  • Mapping software in the library
  • Artificial intelligence and machine learning
  • Virtual reality in labs
  • Data privacy
  • Linked data
  • Universal design
  • Vendor relations
  • APIs and ILS challenges
  • Non-tech staff in IT – what they need to know
  • Website usability
  • 3D Printing–safety, best practices, advanced printing techniques
  • Emerging technologies
  • Scholarly communication
  • Open educational resources
  • Discovery tools
  • Project management
  • Metadata work
  • Change management required for technological innovation

Have a question about your proposal or the process? Send it to Marta Deyrup, LITA Acquisitions Editor.

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Lucidea at ILTACON 2019; Experience Unrivaled, Intelligent KM for the Legal Sector

Library Technology Reports - Fri, 2019-08-09 09:53
(August 9, 2019). Lucidea, provider of powerful knowledge management solutions for the legal sector, will participate in ILTACON 2019, in Orlando, FL. ILTACON sessions and exhibitors focus on sharing what works and showcasing the technology necessary to support the rapidly changing law firm landscape.
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Three more authorities go live with SirsiDynix BLUEcloud library services platform

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2019-08-08 15:52
(August 8, 2019). SirsiDynix is pleased to announce that three more Welsh authorities have gone live under the All Wales Library Management System framework agreement. Torfaen County Borough Council, Carmarthenshire County Council and Newport City Council went live on the single shared SirsiDynix library system, bringing the total to 18 out of 22 Welsh authorities to join. SirsiDynix welcomes them to the All Wales single shared system.
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Gibraltar Schools awards contract to SirsiDynix

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2019-08-08 15:52
(August 8, 2019). SirsiDynix announced that Gibraltar Schools signed a contract in July 2019 to provide a new school Library Management System. SirsiDynix is excited to welcome Gibraltar Schools to the growing community of SirsiDynix customers.
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Poughkeepsie Public Library District (NY) selects Patron Point

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2019-08-07 15:47
(August 7, 2019). Patron Point announced the selection of its patron relationship management system by the Poughkeepsie Public Library District, NY, to help drive its patron engagement and web marketing efforts.
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Jobs in Information Technology: August 7, 2019

LITA Blog - Wed, 2019-08-07 14:47

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

Baylor University Law Library, Cataloging and Metadata Librarian, Waco, TX

Advocate Aurora Health System, Director Advocate Aurora Library Network, Park Ridge, IL

Washington University in St. Louis, Head of Library Technology Services, Saint Louis, MO

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

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A dangerous man /

New At the Library - Wed, 2019-08-07 09:47

    ISBN: 9780525535683
    Author: Crais, Robert

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Careful what you wish for : a novel of suspense /

New At the Library - Wed, 2019-08-07 09:47

    ISBN: 9780062473653
    Author: Ephron, Hallie

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Public Library Association condemns Macmillan Publishers library lending model

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2019-08-06 21:45
(July 31, 2019). The Public Library Association, a division of the American Library Association, has joined its parent organization in denouncing Macmillan Publishers' new library eBook lending model. Under the new model, scheduled to take effect November 1, a library may purchase only a single copy of each new title in eBook format upon release, after which Macmillan will impose an eight-week embargo on additional copies of that title sold to libraries. The new Macmillan eBook lending model expands upon an existing policy that took effect in July 2018, when the company, without warning, issued a four-month embargo applying solely to titles from its Tor imprint.
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Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology chooses Ex Libris campusM Mobile platform

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2019-08-06 09:44
(August 6, 2019). Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce that New Zealand's Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology has chosen the Ex Libris campusM cloud-based mobile platform to provide a mobile-accessible portal that will increase student engagement in campus life. The campusM platform will replace a home-grown solution.
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Stirling Council returns to SirsiDynix Library Management System

Library Technology Reports - Mon, 2019-08-05 21:43
(August 5, 2019). Stirling Council went out to tender for their Library Management System in early 2018, and awarded the contract to SirsiDynix. SirsiDynix is especially pleased to welcome Stirling Council back, as a previous customer. The migration has completed successfully and Stirling Council is now live on the SirsiDynix BLUEcloud platform.
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