Library News

University of North Carolina at Pembroke selects Ex Libris Alma, Primo, and Leganto solutions

Library Technology Reports - Fri, 2019-04-12 10:11
(April 12, 2019). Ex Libris, a ProQuest company,announced that the University of North Carolina at Pembroke has selected the Ex Libris Alma library services platform, Primo discovery and delivery solution, and Leganto course resource list tool.
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First on the moon : the Apollo 11 50th anniversary experience /

New At the Library - Fri, 2019-04-12 10:11

    ISBN: 9781454931973
    Author: Pyle, Rod


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New Evergreen release adds new features, updates infrastructure

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2019-04-11 16:08
(April 11, 2019). Evergreen Release 3.3 is now available, and the software update adds 82 improvements in its latest semi-annual release. Functionality improvements include updates and additions to the MARC Import/Export interface and a prototype of a new staff catalog interface. Both are part of the move to Angular. Improvements to patron registration and service are also included.
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Follett Book Fairs will be opening fulfillment centers coast to coast

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2019-04-11 16:08
(April 11, 2019). Follett today announced it will soon be opening five new Follett Book Fairs' fulfillment centers across the country. The new centers, stretching coast to coast, will expedite book deliveries to those schools with scheduled fairs, plus provide for quick replenishment when inventories on popular books run low.
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ACRL and Gale launch Libraries Transform Toolkit

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2019-04-11 10:08
(April 11, 2019). The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) and Gale, a Cengage company, have collaborated to create the ACRL Libraries Transform Toolkit. This free new toolkit provides academic and research libraries with easy-to-use tools and resources to develop effective marketing and outreach strategies to promote their services and impact to students, faculty and administrators. The toolkit extends the American Library Association's (ALA) Libraries Transform Campaign, that's designed to increase public awareness of the value, impact and services provided by libraries and library professionals.
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Pensacola Christian College strengthens student engagement with Ex Libris campusM Mobile App

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2019-04-11 10:08
(April 11, 2019). Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, announced that Pensacola Christian College in Florida has fully deployed the Ex Libris campusM cloud-based mobile platform to support student engagement and success. The campusM platform was chosen for its unique ability to bring together campus services under one umbrella and deliver the school's campus app, myPCC, to the community via smartphones, tablets, and laptops.
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Miracle at St. Andrews : a novel /

New At the Library - Thu, 2019-04-11 10:08

    ISBN: 9780316519106
    Author: Patterson, James, 1947-


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Two weeks : a novel /

New At the Library - Thu, 2019-04-11 10:08

    ISBN: 9781476707433
    Author: Kingsbury, Karen


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Gale introduces new digital archive on Religions of America

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2019-04-10 16:02
(April 10, 2019). Gale, a Cengage company, is introducing a new digital archive that explores the history and unique character of the American religious experience. Religions of America provides scholars and researchers access to the largest resource of its kind that follows the development of religions and religious movements born in and significantly reshaped by the United States from 1820 to 1990. This never-before-digitized collection contains thousands of rare resources that opens a window for scholars and researchers onto the contemporary religious condition and its impact on modern American society and politics.
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Gwinnett County Public Library is newest OCLC Wise early adopter

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2019-04-10 16:02
(April 10, 2019). Gwinnett County Public Library in Lawrenceville, Georgia, has signed on to implement OCLC Wise, the first community engagement system for U.S. public libraries.
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Innovative launches Inspire Discovery for academic libraries

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2019-04-10 16:02
(April 10, 2019). Innovative unveiled Inspire Discovery. The new Inspire platform is state-of-the-art and delivers library experiences that are designed to meet people's expectations of modern media and software solutions. Inspire Discovery, the first module to debut on the platform, becomes the most advanced Discovery research tool in the market. At the root of the technology, Inspire Discovery takes valuable library data and transforms it to deliver contextually relevant information, displaying results in an intuitive visual interface. Other market solutions utilize list-based relevancy search technology that does not provide students, faculty and researchers the ability to “see” relationships between authors, concepts and resources.
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Jobs in Information Technology: April 10, 2019

LITA Blog - Wed, 2019-04-10 15:04

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

East Carolina University, Assistant Director for Discovery and Technology Services, Greenville, NC

The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, Director of Library Services, Charleston, SC

National Center for Atmospheric Research, Director, NCAR Library Sciences, Boulder, CO

St. Lawrence University, University Librarian, Canton, NY

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

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Cambridge University Press reaches major Open Access agreement with Max Planck Society

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2019-04-10 10:01
(April 10, 2019). Cambridge University Press has reached a major Open Access agreement with Germany's Max Planck Society. This builds on the ‘read and publish' agreement coordinated by the Bavarian State Library (Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, BSB) with financial support from the German Research Foundation. The three-year ‘read and publish' agreement will advance on the traditional subscription model, uniting reading access and open access publishing under one, centrally-administered agreement.
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Someone knows /

New At the Library - Wed, 2019-04-10 10:01

    ISBN: 9781984888419
    Author: Scottoline, Lisa


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The eighth sister /

New At the Library - Wed, 2019-04-10 10:01

    ISBN: 9781503903319
    Author: Dugoni, Robert


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EBSCO Information Services releases Music Index with Full Text

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2019-04-09 15:58
(April 9, 2019). EBSCO Information Services introduces Music Index with Full Text to meet the increasing demand for music-related resources. Music Index™ with Full Text is an essential tool for music scholars with more than 170 full-text journals, from 1970 to the present, covering every aspect of classical and popular music.
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Announcing Urungi, Open Source, reporting, dashboard, business intelligence

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2019-04-09 15:58
(April 9, 2019). BibLibre, French company helping libraries adopting Open Source software, one of the oldest contributor to Koha, is happy and proud to announce Urungi. Urungi is a web application for creating dashboards and reports. Based on the concept of “layers”, an organized-non-technical view on your database, Urungi makes the creation of reports and dashboards very easy for a non technical person.
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Marian Roberge joins ProQuest as Human Resources leader

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2019-04-09 15:58
(April 9, 2019). ProQuest, a leader in educational technology, has named Marian Roberge as its new Senior Vice President of Global Human Resources. Ms. Roberge will oversee organizational development, talent acquisition, total rewards, talent management and development, and employee experience for the company, whose employees are based in nearly 40 countries around the world.
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The Heartland Library Cooperative goes live on ByWater Solutions Koha support

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2019-04-09 15:58
(April 9, 2019). ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America's forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that the Public Law Library of King County, in Washington is now live on Koha with ByWater Solutions! ByWater completed the transition of the library's 300,000 plus holdings from Polaris ILS and is providing ongoing support services to the library.
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Premium streaming service Kanopy launches first public library partnership in the United Kingdom

Library Technology Reports - Tue, 2019-04-09 15:58
(April 8, 2019). Kanopy , a streaming video on demand platform for critically-acclaimed films and documentaries delivered for free to the consumer through the financial support of academic and public libraries, has launched at Southwark Libraries, creating a first-of-its-kind partnership with a public library in the UK and Europe.
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