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July 23, 2016

(LibLime) The Franklin Public Library has now joined the Pioneer Consortium LibLime Koha union catalog for all collection and patron management services. Library staff has worked with LibLime Project Management to successfully migrate their bibliographic, item, and patron data into the union catalog.

July 22, 2016

(Equinox Software) Equinox announced that Johnston County Public Library has been successfully migrated to Evergreen in the NC Cardinal Consortium . The Equinox team completed the migration in late May. Johnston County Public Library includes ten branches and serves almost 48,000 patrons with over 174,000 items. Johnston joins Cumberland, Neuse, Henderson, Rockingham, and Iredell in the use of the Acquisitions module within NC Cardinal. The addition of Johnstonís 10 branches brings NC Cardinalís grand total to 153.

July 21, 2016

(Innovative Interfaces, Inc.) Innovative Interfaces announced that four more library partners have gone live on Sierra. These successful implementations include three libraries who have migrated from Millennium, and one library who has joined the MOBIUS consortium in Missouri.

July 20, 2016

(Innovative Interfaces, Inc.) Innovative Interfaces has launched INN-Reach Release 3.0, delivering the same level of integration to Polaris library partners that libraries using Millennium or Sierra experience with the Innovative resource sharing solution. Through the use of Direct to INN-Reach APIs, this release eliminates the need for a Direct Consortia Borrowing (DCB) broker system, allowing all INN-Reach activities to be performed within Polaris or the Polaris Leap web application.

(SirsiDynix) SirsiDynix announced a major expansion of eResource Central (eRC) with the availability of the new Wheelers ePlatform connector. Wheelers is a specialist school and public library supplier. The addition of the Wheelers ePlatform connector to eRC will substantially expand resources available to the Asia-Pacific region.

July 19, 2016

(EBSCO Information Services) Biblioteche e fornitori di servizi hanno creato un tavolo comune di collaborazione per ridisegnare il futuro delle biblioteche e per sviluppare nuove tecnologie. La nuova iniziativa, FOLIO, prevede la collaborazione di biblioteche, fornitori di servizi ed altre organizzazioni, finalizzata alla creazione di una piattaforma open source, volta a ridefinire líautomazione delle biblioteche. L'obiettivo Ť quello di coltivare gruppi con interessi comuni, stabilire partnership e dare inizio a conversazioni che porteranno alla creazione di nuovi servizi e tecnologie per le biblioteche.

(SirsiDynix) EOS.Web is moving nearer to achieving FedRAMP compliance. EOS.Web, a SirsiDynix company, provides sophisticated library management solutions for special libraries. In an effort to meet the needs of its unique and exceptional libraries, EOS.Web is pursuing FedRAMP compliance, a federal authorization which recognizes highly secure and responsible cloud services. EOS.Web aims to become the first provider in the industry to achieve FedRAMP compliance.

(ByWater Solutions) ByWater Solutionsannounced that the Libraries of Godís Bible School of Cincinnati, OH. are now live on their Koha open source integrated library system with support from ByWater Solutions.

July 18, 2016

(Eduserv) Following an extensive program of research into librarians and end-usersí views and experiences of Identity and Access Management, OpenAthens announces their Publisher Manifesto: a series of commitments that aim to address the common issues around IAM faced by publishers and vendors, and highlight the next steps for the publishing industry in managing access to knowledge.

July 15, 2016

(SirsiDynix) Local Utah library Highland City Library selects SirsiDynix Symphony for new ILS. In their migration away from Innovative Interfacesí Polaris, Highland City Library chose to supplement their Symphony ILS with sophisticated SirsiDynix solutions, including Enterprise, MobileCirc, BLUEcloud Analytics, and SaaS.

(EBSCO Information Services) Publisher Promotion and Fulfillment, a division of EBSCO Information Services, will provide subscription services for NACE International. As part of the partnership, PPF will provide subscription management services for NACE, including fulfillment, renewals, customer service and reporting.

(ByWater Solutions) ByWater Solutions announced that The Katharine Brush Library at Loomis Chaffee School, of Windsor, CT is now live on ByWater Solutions Koha Support. ByWater Solutions had completed the migration of the Librariesí more than 30,000 titles last year and is providing ongoing hosting and support services to the library.

July 12, 2016

(Massachusetts Library Network Cooperative) The Massachusetts Library Network Cooperative welcomed three new partners to its initiative to fund development in the Evergreen open-source Integrated Library System. Bibliomation (Connecticut), BC Libraries Cooperative (Canada) and Howe Library (New Hampshire) are joining the new MassLNC Evergreen Development Initiative.

(Ex Libris) Ex Libris announced that the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus has selected the Ex Libris Alma library management service and Primo discovery and delivery solution to manage and provide access to the Health Sciences Libraryís large collection of electronic and physical materials. The library will be migrating from Innovative Millennium. Key to the universityís choice was the cloud-based, multitenant nature of the Alma service as well as improvements in the management and discovery of electronic and physical resources enabled by the combination of Alma and Primo. The Health Sciences Library will benefit from reports that help librarians analyze collections and manage them with greater efficiency. In addition, the rich Alma interfaces and APIs will facilitate the solutionís integration with third-party systems and will enable the library to expand its services.

(Copyright Clearance Center) Copyright Clearance Center announced that The Rockefeller University Press is participating in its text mining solution, RightFind XML for Mining.

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