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Current news from the library technology industry. Includes press releases and other announcments from companies involved in the library technology industry. Compiled by Marshall Breeding, new entries added within 1 day of receipt. http://librarytechnology.org.
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Ex Libris ospita il primo meeting del Comitato Consultivo sulla Gestione della Ricerca

4 hours 57 min ago
(May 20, 2019). Ex Libris ha il piacere di annunciare che dal 14 al 16 maggio 2019 si è svolto il primo meeting del Comitato Consultivo sulla Gestione della Ricerca. Il comitato è formato dai principali leader di nove istituzioni con sede in Nord America ed Europa e dagli esperti di Ex Libris in materia di gestione della ricerca.
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CALL 2019 Welcomes Lucidea's Unrivaled ILS and KM Solutions, SydneyEnterprise, GeniePlus and Inmagic Presto

Sat, 2019-05-18 09:53
(May 18, 2019). Lucidea, provider of leading innovative ILS and KM solutions SydneyEnterprise, GeniePlus and Inmagic Presto, will attend this year's CALL/ACBD Conference in Edmonton AB, May 26th through 29th.
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Infobase selects LibLynx to provide COUNTER Reporting & Analytics

Sat, 2019-05-18 09:53
(May 18, 2019). Infobase has selected LibLynx to provide COUNTER-compliant reporting and related business intelligence across its portfolio of brands, including Facts On File, Films On Demand, and Learn360.
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Atairos makes investment in ProQuest

Fri, 2019-05-17 21:48
(May 17, 2019). ProQuest and Atairos, an independent private company focused on supporting growth-oriented businesses, announced that Atairos will acquire an ownership position in ProQuest. ProQuest will use the proceeds from the transaction to repurchase most of the shares owned by entities affiliated with the Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs, which will retain a minority interest in the Company. Cambridge Information Group will maintain its majority ownership of ProQuest. CIG has been the majority owner of ProQuest since 2007, overseeing a period of growth through new product innovation and strategic acquisitions that have helped ProQuest customers respond to changing environments.
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Duncanville Public Library goes live on Koha with ByWater Solutions

Fri, 2019-05-17 21:48
(May 17, 2019). ByWater Solutions announced that Duncanville Public Library, in Texas is now live on Koha! ByWater completed the transition of the library's 91,000 plus holdings from TLC ILS and is providing ongoing support services to the library.
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Legislative Assembly of Nunavut goes live on ByWater Solutions Koha Support

Fri, 2019-05-17 21:48
(May 17, 2019). ByWater Solutions announced that the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut in Iqaluit, NU Canada, is now live on Koha.
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ByWater Solutions Partners Sponsor Development in Koha 18.11 Release

Fri, 2019-05-17 21:48
(May 17, 2019). ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America's forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that several of its library partners sponsored new features in Koha 18.11 Release.
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EBSCO Information Services partners with the Carroll Center for the Blind to advance user research and design

Fri, 2019-05-17 03:39
(May 16, 2019). EBSCO Information Services and The Carroll Center for the Blind today announced a partnership in which the two organizations will work together to improve and enhance the experience across EBSCO products for users with a varying array of disabilities. The Carroll Center for the Blind, based in Newton, Massachusetts, offers a wide range of comprehensive services for the blind and visually impaired at all ages and all stages of vision loss.
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Ex Libris hosts its first Research Management Advisory Council meeting

Fri, 2019-05-17 03:39
(May 16, 2019). Ex Libris announced that the first meeting of the Ex Libris Research Management Advisory Council took place on May 14–16, 2019. The council consists of thought leaders from nine institutions in North America and Europe as well as Ex Libris experts in research management.
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Experts Lead Voyager Sopris Learning's 2019 Online Literacy Symposium

Thu, 2019-05-16 09:37
(May 16, 2019). Registration is underway for Voyager Sopris Learning's 2019 Literacy Symposium, a two-day online professional development event, July 8-9, featuring leading experts sharing the most current research in literacy instruction. The Literacy Symposium will provide PreK to college educators with an opportunity to explore the relationships among language, reading, and writing, plus connect theory to classroom practice. Sessions are designed for teachers, instructional coaches, administrators, curriculum directors, and professional developers.
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Private Academic Library Network of Indiana's Affordable Education Initiative Garners Support from Lilly Endowment

Thu, 2019-05-16 09:37
(May 16, 2019). Indianapolis-based Lilly Endowment Inc. has awarded $520,000 to the Private Academic Library Network of Indiana (PALNI) for PALSave, an affordable education initiative that will combat rising textbook costs and their detrimental effects on student success and retention.
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Blythe Public Library selects Insignia

Thu, 2019-05-16 09:37
(May 16, 2019). Insignia Software announced that they have been awarded the contract to provide their ILS and services to The Blythe Public Library at the Commons in Blythe, GA
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First Presbyterian Church of San Antonio selects Insignia

Thu, 2019-05-16 09:37
(May 16, 2019). Insignia Software announced they have been awarded the contract to provide their ILS and services to The First Presbyterian Church of San Antonio in San Antonia, TX. They have recently completed the process of converting their initial 14,000+ holdings from Athena using Insignia's unique auto-cataloging feature; and will be providing ongoing support for their library going forward.
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Nevada Supreme Court Law Library goes live on ByWater Solutions Koha support

Thu, 2019-05-16 03:33
(May 14, 2019). ByWater Solutions announced that the Nevada Supreme Court Law Library, is now live on Koha! ByWater completed the transition of the library's 73,000 plus holdings from Polaris ILS and is providing ongoing support services to the library.
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ChiliFresh announces book jacket cover at for $1000 USD per year

Tue, 2019-05-14 03:01
(May 14, 2019). ChiliFresh announced a flat price for Book Jacket Cover Art for libraries of all types and sizes. Beginning immediately, any library can create an account online at ChiliFresh.com and integrate Book Jacket Cover Art into their online catalog for $1000 USD per year. Having ChiliFresh Book Jacket Cover Art will ensure you will have the most complete coverage available for your collection.
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Lucidea's Essentia Program: ILS, KM and Collections Management for Small Organizations

Tue, 2019-05-14 03:01
(May 14, 2019). Lucidea's Essentia program delivers outstanding value to smaller organizations or departments within larger companies. Offering the features—and benefits—of its enterprise-class knowledge management, library automation and collections management applications as right-sized solutions, Lucidea provides the essential capabilities smaller clients need at a price they can afford.
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More than you can imagine at Port Macquarie Hastings

Tue, 2019-05-14 03:01
(May 14, 2019). The Port Macquarie Hastings Library has recently implemented “The Portal” where members can experience high definition virtual and augmented reality. Using the Oculus Rift VR or a mixed reality headset, users can explore other worlds, swim with sharks, climb mountains, or even walk in space. The Portal is free to use for library members, but bookings are required.
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Softlink IC Release the Liberty Conference Dates for June - September 2019

Tue, 2019-05-14 03:01
(May 14, 2019). The dates for the Liberty User Group meetings (UGMs) between June and September 2019 have been confirmed.
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Backstage appoints Chad Cluff as Vice President of Sales and Customer Care

Fri, 2019-05-10 20:18
(May 10, 2019). Backstage Library Works (www.bslw.com) is pleased to announce that Chad Cluff has been appointed as Vice President of Sales and Customer Care. Chad will be directing a dedicated team of account representatives. The sales team works with clients to develop customized solutions for cataloging, metadata, digitization, microfilm, record upgrades, authority control, data conversion, reclassification, and on-site services.
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We Are Going to AAM in New Orleans! Will You Be There

Fri, 2019-05-10 20:18
(May 10, 2019). Lucidea, developer of Argus and leader in innovative museum collections management applications, will attend the American Alliance of Museums 2019 Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo.
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