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The care and feeding of ravenously hungry girls /

New At the Library - Thu, 2020-01-30 07:22

    ISBN: 9781984802453
    Author: Gray, Anissa,


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We hope for better things /

New At the Library - Thu, 2020-01-30 07:22

    ISBN: 9780800735661
    Author: Bartels, Erin, 1980-


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Austin-Area Foundations Provide Funding to Libraries for Open Resources and Enhanced Technologies

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2020-01-29 19:18
(January 29, 2020). The University of Texas Libraries has received generous gifts from two Austin-area foundations that will support innovative efforts toward the transformation and modernization of the libraries at The University of Texas at Austin, including the promotion and distribution of open educational resources for use in the classroom.The Tocker Foundation has provided $355,000 for a collaborative project between the UT Libraries, the Austin Public Library and Austin Community College designed to promote the adoption, development and distribution of open educational resources.
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LYRASIS receives Phase 2 Funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to continue performing arts readiness project

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2020-01-29 19:18
(January 29, 2020). LYRASIS, an innovative full-service technology and services nonprofit, is pleased to announce the receipt of a second round of funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support the ongoing Performing Arts Readiness project. The new grant targets $2.3 million toward this second phase, which will build upon the core goal of strengthening resiliency among performing arts organizations by improving emergency preparedness practices.
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Mitinet Library Services receives 2nd Consecutive Platinum Award in 2020 Modern Library Awards from LibraryWorks

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2020-01-29 19:18
(January 29, 2020). Mitinet Library Services, a leader in metadata management, is pleased to announce it has received a platinum award in LibraryWorks' sixth annual Modern Library Awards (MLAs.) The MLAs were created to recognize the top products and services in the library industry in a truly unbiased format. Products and services were submitted in the fall using a simple application, and then were posted on a private site with an enhanced description and attendant materials. These products were batched into small groups and sent to the LibraryWorks database of more than 80,000 librarians at public, K-12, academic, and special libraries. Only customers with experience with these products and services were permitted to judge and scored them on a numeric basis from 1-10 on a series of questions regarding functionality, value, customer service, among other criteria.
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ByWater Solutions announces support of Aspen Discovery for CLiC

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2020-01-29 19:18
(January 29, 2020). ByWater Solutions announced that they are providing support and hosting services for the Aspen Open Source Discovery system for the Colorado Library Consortium in Centennial, Colorado. Aspen will be working in concert with CLiC's already existing Koha ILS to provide patrons seamless access to all of the library's print, electronic, and enhanced content resources.
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IEEE Introduces TechRxiv, a new preprint server for unpublished research

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2020-01-29 19:18
(January 29, 2020). IEEE, the world's largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity, announces the launch of TechRxiv.org, a preprint server for the global technology community. TechRxiv.org is a collaborative multidisciplinary hub that will facilitate the open dissemination of scientific findings in electrical engineering, computer science, and related technologies. This is the latest offering in IEEE's expanding publishing program, which provides authors with additional tools for enhancing their research, in support of open science.
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Jobs in Information Technology: January 29, 2020

LITA Blog - Wed, 2020-01-29 16:51

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University of Wollongong adopts Ex Libris Alma, Primo, and Leganto solutions to streamline workflows for a seamless user experience

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2020-01-29 13:15
(January 29, 2020). Ex Libris, a ProQuest company announced that Australia's University of Wollongong has selected the Ex Libris Alma library services platform, along with the Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution and Leganto course reading list tool, to streamline library and faculty workflows.
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Vanishing /

New At the Library - Wed, 2020-01-29 07:14

    ISBN: 9781980055297
    Author: Krentz, Jayne Ann


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The look-alike /

New At the Library - Wed, 2020-01-29 07:14

    ISBN: 9781250083678
    Author: Spindler, Erica, 1957-


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Cartier's hope : a novel /

New At the Library - Wed, 2020-01-29 07:14

    ISBN: 9781501173639
    Author: Rose, M. J., 1953-


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No fixed line /

New At the Library - Wed, 2020-01-29 07:14

    ISBN: 9781788549134
    Author: Stabenow, Dana


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When you see me : a novel /

New At the Library - Wed, 2020-01-29 07:14

    ISBN: 9781524745011
    Author: Gardner, Lisa


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The Lancaster Veterans Memorial Library goes live on Koha with ByWater

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2020-01-28 19:08
(January 28, 2020). ByWater Solutions announced that the Lancaster Veterans Memorial Library of Lancaster, Texas is now live on Koha! ByWater completed the transition of the libraries' 90,000 plus holdings from the Symphony ILS and is providing ongoing support services to the library.
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Emily Drabinski, Rebekkah Smith Aldrich to deliver keynotes at the Exchange Virtual Forum

LITA Blog - Tue, 2020-01-28 10:13
The Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS), the Library Information Technology Association (LITA) and the Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) have announced that Emily Drabinski and Rebekkah Smith Aldrich will deliver keynote addresses at the Exchange Virtual Forum. The theme for the Exchange is “Building the Future Together,” and it will take place on the afternoons of May 4, 6 and 8. Each day has a different focus, with day 1 exploring leadership and change management; day 2 examining continuity and sustainability; and day 3 focusing on collaborations and cooperative endeavors. Drabinski’s keynote will be on May 4, and Smith Aldrich’s will be on May 8. 

Emily Drabinski is the Critical Pedagogy Librarian at Mina Rees Library, Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY). She is also the liaison to the School of Labor and Urban Studies and other CUNY masters and doctoral programs. Drabinski’s research includes critical approaches to information literacy instruction, gender and sexuality in librarianship and the intersections of power and library systems and structures. She currently serves as the series editor for Gender and Sexuality in Information Studies (Library Juice Press/Litwin Books). Additionally, Drabinski serves on the editorial boards of College & Research LibrariesThe Journal of Critical Library & Information Studies and Radical Teacher, a socialist, feminist and anti-racist journal devoted to the theory and practice of teaching. Drabinski has given numerous keynote addresses and presentations at the Big XII Teaching and Learning Conference, the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Conference and the Digital Library Federation.

Rebekkah Smith Aldrich, a powerful advocate for public libraries, is the executive director of the Mid-Hudson Library System (MHLS) in Hudson, New York. In addition, she is a certified sustainable building advisor (CSBA) and is a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP). Smith Aldrich holds an advanced certificate in Public Library Administration from the Palmer School of Library and Information Science at Long Island University, where she is also an adjunct professor. She is a founding member of ALA’s Sustainability Roundtable and helped to pass the ALA Resolution on the Importance of Sustainable Libraries in 2015. Smith Aldrich was named a Library Journal Mover and Shaker in 2010 and writes a sustainability column for the journal. A prolific writer, Smith Aldrich is the author of Sustainable Thinking: Ensuring Your Library’s Future in an Uncertain World. She has also contributed chapters to Better Library Design (Rowman and Littlefield) and The Green Library (Library Juice Press). Like Drabinski, Smith Aldrich has given numerous presentations and keynote addresses at venues that include IFLA, the Association of Rural and Small Libraries Conference, the US Embassy in Peru, the American Library Association Annual Conference and the New York Library Association Conference. 

The Exchange is presented by the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS), the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA) and the Library Leadership & Management Association (LLAMA), divisions of the American Library Association. To get more information about the proposed future for joint projects such as the Exchange, join the conversation about #TheCoreQuestion.

Contact:
Brooke Morris-Chott
Program Officer, Communications
ALCTS
bmorris@ala.org
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University of Nevada, Reno, selects Ex Libris Alma platform and Primo discovery solution to simplify library systems and streamline processes

Library Technology Reports - Mon, 2020-01-27 13:02
(January 27, 2020). Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced that the University of Nevada, Reno, has selected the Ex Libris Alma® library services platform and Ex Libris Primo® discovery and delivery solution to replace dated legacy systems.
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Marist College Chooses Ex Libris RapidILL Resource Sharing

Library Technology Reports - Sun, 2020-01-26 12:57
(January 26, 2020). Ex Libris, a ProQuest company announced that Marist College has selected the Ex Libris RapidILL resource sharing service to update the college's interlibrary loan activities so that the needs of the community will be better served.
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California State University, Sacramento, selects Ex Libris Esploro to advance research and highlight academic activity

Library Technology Reports - Sun, 2020-01-26 12:57
(January 26, 2020). Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced that the California State University, Sacramento, has chosen the Ex Libris Esploro research information management solution to capture, manage, and highlight the university's research activity and to further optimize research workflows
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Revised NISO Open Discovery Initiative Recommended Practice now available for public comment

Library Technology Reports - Sat, 2020-01-25 12:49
(January 25, 2020). The NISO Open Discovery Initiative Standing Committee invites feedback on proposed revisions to its Recommended Practice, originally published in 2014 as NISO RP-19-2014 Open Discovery Initiative: Promoting Transparency in Discovery. Librarians, publishers, vendors, and others who are interested in how content is included in discovery systems are encouraged to share their comments by March 9, 2020.
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