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Library News

Yorkshire and Humber Library Management System Framework awarded to SirsiDynix

Library Technology Reports - Fri, 2019-08-02 15:29
(August 2, 2019). SirsiDynix announced that the Yorkshire and Humber Library Management System framework agreement, led by Leeds City Council, was awarded to SirsiDynix in March 2019. The award will allow the 15 authorities of the Libraries Connected Yorkshire and Humber Branch to call off the framework, realizing the goal of a common Library Management System across the region. Leeds City Council is the first authority to call off the framework contract.
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Call for Proposals, LITA @ ALA Annual 2020

LITA Blog - Fri, 2019-08-02 12:23

Submit your program ideas for the 2020 ALA Annual Conference

Location: Chicago, IL, June 25-30, 2020
Deadline: September 10, 2019
Acceptances will be sent out in mid-December 2019

We encourage the submission of innovative and creative proposals for the 2020 Annual American Library Association Conference. We’re looking for 60-minute presentations that focus on the current or future use of technology in libraries. We strongly encourage presenters from underrepresented groups to submit proposals.

Proposals are accepted via a submission form that requires you to have an ALA account but does not require you to be an ALA member. This link to the submission site will start you at the ALA login page.

Learn more about the form and what makes a proposal successful.

We welcome proposals from anyone who feels they have something to offer regarding library technology. We look forward to hearing the great ideas you’ll share with us this year.

Questions or Comments?

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

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The London Libraries Consortium Awards Framework Agreement to SirsiDynix

Library Technology Reports - Fri, 2019-08-02 09:28
(August 2, 2019). SirsiDynix announced that the London Libraries Consortium has gone live with 16 authorities on a single shared platform across the UK capital. SirsiDynix was chosen as the preferred supplier after a highly competitive process. The consortium is expected to grow further with additional authorities expressing an interest. Most recently Croydon Council called off the framework. The London Libraries Consortium is the largest SirsiDynix consortia customer in the EMEA region to date, and the framework offers the potential for other UK public library authorities to join the platform.
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How to give up plastic : a guide to changing the world one plastic bottle at a

New At the Library - Fri, 2019-08-02 09:28

    ISBN: 9780143134336
    Author: McCallum, Will,


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That's what frenemies are for : a novel /

New At the Library - Fri, 2019-08-02 09:28

    ISBN: 9781984817976
    Author: Littlefield, Sophie


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Healing depression for life : the personalized approach that offers new hope for

New At the Library - Fri, 2019-08-02 09:28

    ISBN: 9781496434616
    Author: Jantz, Gregory L.


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Wherever she goes : a novel /

New At the Library - Fri, 2019-08-02 09:28

    ISBN: 9781250223920
    Author: Armstrong, Kelley


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The family next door : the heartbreaking imprisonment of the thirteen Turpin sib

New At the Library - Fri, 2019-08-02 09:28

    ISBN: 9781250202147
    Author: Glatt, John


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Chances are... /

New At the Library - Fri, 2019-08-02 09:28

    ISBN: 9781101947746
    Author: Russo, Richard, 1949-


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Conn Education acquires Novel Units

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2019-08-01 21:27
(August 1, 2019). Conn Education announced it has acquired Novel Units, a K-12 solution created by teachers for teachers. A provider of educational materials and technology solutions to PreK-12 classrooms, learning centers and school districts in the United States, Conn Education acquired Novel Units from ECS Learning Systems.
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EBSCO Information Services partners with Arkivum to address archiving, digital preservation and long-term data management

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2019-08-01 15:25
(August 1, 2019). Informational Services and Arkivum have formed a strategic partnership to expand value to institutions by making their research data, institutional records and digital assets usable, accessible and optimized for the long-term. The partnership will leverage EBSCO's SaaS-based portfolio, including EBSCO Discovery Service, and Arkivum Perpetua, an integrated long-term data management solution used by some of the world's most prestigious institutions.
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Follett introduces key enhancements with Destiny 17.0 Release

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2019-08-01 15:25
(August 1, 2019). Follett has released Destiny 17.0, a new version of the market-leading solution featuring important enhancements to Destiny Library Manager, Destiny Discover, Collections by Destiny, and Destiny Resource Manager. Destiny solutions are used in more than 60 percent of U.S. public schools
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Labyrinth /

New At the Library - Thu, 2019-08-01 09:25

    ISBN: 9781501193682
    Author: Coulter, Catherine


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Lady in the lake : a novel /

New At the Library - Thu, 2019-08-01 09:25

    ISBN: 9780062390011
    Author: Lippman, Laura, 1959-


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The book charmer /

New At the Library - Thu, 2019-08-01 09:25

    ISBN: 9781982135669
    Author: Hawkins, Karen


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A family of strangers /

New At the Library - Thu, 2019-08-01 09:25

    ISBN: 9780778307853
    Author: Richards, Emilie, 1948-


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Never have I ever : a novel /

New At the Library - Thu, 2019-08-01 09:25

    ISBN: 9780062855312
    Author: Jackson, Joshilyn


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Lucidea Press announces new book: Demystifying Archival Projects

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2019-07-31 15:23
(July 31, 2019). Lucidea has announced that archives expert Margot Note's new book, Demystifying Archival Projects: Five Essentials for Success, is now available. The latest publication from Lucidea Press offers pragmatic advice from Ms. Note, a seasoned archives expert and consultant specializing in project management, with significant experience as both a practitioner and advisor.
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Jobs in Information Technology: July 31, 2019

LITA Blog - Wed, 2019-07-31 14:41

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

Boston Athenæum, Systems Librarian, Boston, MA

Thomas Crane Public Library, Coordinator of Information Technology, Quincy, MA

Miami University, Discovery Services Librarian/Assistant or Associate Librarian, Oxford, OH

WESTAT, Librarian, Rockville, MD

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

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