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OpenAthens and Yewno announce strategic partnership to facilitate knowledge discovery

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2019-10-30 17:53
(October 30, 2019). Global identity and access management specialist OpenAthens and Yewno, a Silicon Valley-based AI provider with a mission to transform information into knowledge, today announce their strategic partnership to provide mutual users with unparalleled access to knowledge discovery.
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NISO announces Alice Meadows as new Director of Community Engagement

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2019-10-30 17:53
(October 30, 2019). The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) announces the appointment of Alice Meadows as Director of Community Engagement. In this role, Meadows will have responsibility for advancing the development of the NISO community, communicating the value of NISO's projects, events, and other programs, and expanding the resources it has to achieve its mission.
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Ex Libris Alma and Primo Implementations, the first in Japan, go live at Keio University and Waseda University

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2019-10-30 17:53
(October 30, 2019). Ex Libris announced that the consortium formed by Japan's Keio University and Waseda University has gone live with the Ex Libris Alma library services platform and the Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution. Keio University and Waseda University are leading the way in their adoption of a fully cloud-based library system, the first of its kind in Japan.
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Forth Valley College chooses Koha for their open source Library Management System

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2019-10-30 17:53
(October 30, 2019). Forth Valley College has chosen Koha as its new library management system to replace the existing solution from Softlink. The team at PTFS Europe has implemented Koha and is providing on-going hosting and support services. Koha will efficiently manage the College library's valuable collections and deliver an improved service to both student and staff users alike.
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Chalmers University of Technology è la prima istituzione ad utilizzare la piattaforma FOLIO

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2019-10-30 11:48
(October 30, 2019). Quella di Chalmers University of Technology è la prima biblioteca universitaria ad utilizzare la piattaforma FOLIO, con il supporto di EBSCO Information Services. FOLIO è una library service platform open source creata da una comunità di bibliotecari, fornitori e sviluppatori. Tramite la piattaforma FOLIO, Chalmers gestisce sia le risorse elettroniche che quelle cartacee.
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Blue moon : a Jack Reacher novel /

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    ISBN: 9781524774356
    Author: Child, Lee


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Meant to be yours /

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    ISBN: 9781335146373
    Author: Mallery, Susan


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Child's play : a novel /

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    ISBN: 9781980057741
    Author: Steel, Danielle


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The Christmas boutique /

New At the Library - Wed, 2019-10-30 11:48

    ISBN: 9780062960368
    Author: Chiaverini, Jennifer


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Christmas in Silver Springs /

New At the Library - Wed, 2019-10-30 11:48

    ISBN: 9780778308256
    Author: Novak, Brenda


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KMWorld 2019 Welcomes Lucidea's Portfolio of Intelligent KM Solutions

Library Technology Reports - Mon, 2019-10-28 23:35
(October 28, 2019). Lucidea, developer of a full portfolio of powerful knowledge management solutions, will bring its Trend-Setting Product, Inmagic Presto, to the 2019 KMWorld conference in Washington, DC on November 4th-7th, along with its other powerful knowledge management applications used worldwide by leading corporations, professional services firms, heritage institutions, and nonprofits.
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Softlink IC at the IALL 2019 Conference in Sydney October 27

Library Technology Reports - Sun, 2019-10-27 23:32
(October 27, 2019). Softlink Information Centres will be exhibiting at the 2019 International Association of Law Libraries (IALL) conference in Sydney. Softlink IC's Technical Services Manager Sarah Thompson is excited to be a part of the conference and looks forward to catching up with some of our Liberty and illumin customers. She is also keen to meet up with librarians and knowledge managers who would like more information on either, or both, of our products.
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You suck at cooking : the absurdly practical guide to sucking slightly less at m

New At the Library - Sat, 2019-10-26 11:24

    ISBN: 9780525576563
    Author:


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The archery drill book /

New At the Library - Sat, 2019-10-26 11:24

    ISBN: 9781492588344
    Author: Ruis, Steve, 1946-


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When to walk away : finding freedom from toxic people /

New At the Library - Sat, 2019-10-26 11:24

    ISBN: 9780310346760
    Author: Thomas, Gary


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The oracle /

New At the Library - Sat, 2019-10-26 11:24

    ISBN: 9781629996301
    Author: Cahn, Jonathan


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Elsevier Launches the Research Data Management Librarian Academy

Library Technology Reports - Fri, 2019-10-25 17:22
(October 25, 2019). Elsevier, a global information analytics business specializing in science and health, today announced the launch of the Research Data Management Librarian Academy (RDMLA), an online program created by a team of expert librarians in the Northeastern United States.The RDMLA is intended primarily for librarians but is also applicable for researchers. The program consists of eight units, which can be taken in sequence or at the user's choice separately. Each unit takes an average of an hour to complete and consists of videos, slides, demonstrations, reading resources and self-assessments. The program is geared for the practicing librarian who wants to learn about research data management (RDM) but may be time-crunched and not able to leave work to obtain formal training.
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PowerSchool to acquire Schoology, creating the most comprehensive unified classroom solution for K-12 Education

Library Technology Reports - Fri, 2019-10-25 17:22
(October 25, 2019). PowerSchool, a leading provider of K-12 education technology solutions, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Schoology, a leading K-12 learning management system. PowerSchool currently supports 45 million students with its full suite of K-12 technology solutions, including industry-leading student information systems, assessment and analytics, special education, finance, HR, and talent management tools. Schoology supports more than 20 million users through its learning management and embedded formative assessment platform. Combined, this will allow all customers to access a world-class unified classroom solution that will integrate with any student information system (SIS) they currently use.
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ALA denounces Amazon, Macmillan in response to Congressional inquiry on competition in digital markets

Library Technology Reports - Fri, 2019-10-25 17:22
(October 25, 2019). Current practices by content publishers and distributors in digital markets limit libraries' ability to deliver core services, according to a new report publicly released today by the American Library Association (ALA). Submitted in response to an inquiry from the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law, ALA's report underscores practices by companies like Amazon and Macmillan Publishers that threaten Americans' right to read what and how they choose and imperil other fundamental First Amendment freedoms. The report urges lawmakers to curb anti-competitive practices of digital market actors.
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The State of Open Data 2019 – Global Attitudes towards Open Data

Library Technology Reports - Fri, 2019-10-25 17:22
(October 25, 2019). Figshare, the online digital repository for academic research, launched its annual report The State of Open Data 2019, to coincide with global celebrations around Open Access Week. The report is the fourth in the series and includes survey results and a collection of articles from global industry experts, as well as a foreword from Paul Ayris, Pro-Vice-Provost (UCL Library Services). The State of Open Data is now the longest running longitudinal study on the subject, which was created in 2016 to examine attitudes and experiences of researchers working with open data – sharing it, reusing it, and redistributing it.
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