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December 12, 2013
Follett Launches Simon and Schuster ebooks to Schools. Follett Software Company
Follett announced a partnership with Simon and Schuster that makes more than 450 PreK-12 titles available in ebook format on Titlewave, Follett’s powerful collection development, search and ordering tool. Follett now offers more than 250,000 ebook titles through Titlewave to schools nationwide.
December 11, 2013
Columbia University Libraries/Information Services, the New York Public Library, and Princeton University Library appoint Jacob Nadal as executive director of the Research Collections and Preservation Consortium (ReCAP). Columbia University
Columbia University Libraries/Information Services, the New York Public Library, and Princeton University Library announced today the appointment of Jacob Nadal as Executive Director of The Research Collections and Preservation Consortium (ReCAP), the country’s largest offsite library shelving facility jointly owned and operated by the three institutions.
NSW Catholic Education Diocese Wilcannia-Forbes selects Oliver v5. Softlink International
Wilcannia-Forbes Catholic Education, the largest geographically and diverse Diocese, will implement Oliver v5 in 2014 as its digital knowledge, content and library management solution for its New South Wales schools.
December 10, 2013
VTLS has added e-book lending from 3M Cloud Library into the new versions of both Chamo Discovery and the MozGo Mobile App. Patrons can search through the library’s collection of 3M e-books, check them out or place holds, download them to their devices and check the status of their e-books all within the Chamo and MozGo interfaces. Including circulation makes the integration more seamless, allowing patrons to stay within a single interface and eliminating the need for multiple user authorization steps.
OCLC is working with Yelp, the leading website and mobile app that connects consumers with great local businesses, to increase public access to local library information. Yelp is integrating information from the database of library listings maintained through the OCLC Library Spotlight program to supplement existing library listings on Yelp.com.
2013-14 Follett Challenge Invites Entries, Announces Judges. Follett Software Company
The 2013-14 Follett Challenge is underway, offering a total prize of $200,000 in Follett products and services to schools best demonstrating innovative approaches to 21st century learning.
The Bridge Consortium (Northfield, MN), which consists of the Libraries at Carleton and St. Olaf Colleges, is collaborating with Backstage Library Works in database processing as part of the libraries’ initiative to update and maintain their joint catalog.
Copyright Clearance Center awards scholarship for academic sibrarian to attend Charleston Conference. Copyright Clearance Center
-Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a not-for-profit organization creating global licensing and content solutions that make copyright work for everyone, named Missy Laytham, Head of Acquisitions, Loyola/Notre Dame Library, winner of its Conference Scholarship Program for Academic Librarians. Laytham received a travel stipend of $1,500 to attend the Charleston Conference.
ORBISplus: Von drei Bibliothekskatalogen zu einer Suchmaschine. Universitätsbibliothek Oldenburg
Die Universitätsbibliothek Oldenburg, die Bibliotheken der Jade Hochschule und die Landesbibliothek Oldenburg haben eine neue Suchmaschinentechnologie eingeführt. Der bisherige Bibliothekskatalog ORBIS – das Oldenburgische Regionale Bibliotheks- und Informationssystem – enthielt zwar den verfügbaren Literaturbestand der drei Einrichtungen in Oldenburg, die Artikel in den gedruckten und elektronischen Zeitschriften waren darin jedoch nicht enthalten und zu finden.
December 9, 2013
Equinox announces J.R. Clarke live on Evergreen . Equinox Software
Equinox announced that J.R.Clarke Public Library in Ohio has gone live on Evergreen as part of the Consortium of Ohio Libraries (COOL). Earlier this fall, the entire consortium migrated to Equinox’s hosting service. Equinox oversaw the data migration of J.R. Clarke’s almost 60,000 bibliographic items and will continue to provide advanced technical support for the entire consortium. The COOL project received initial funding from the local libraries and an LSTA grant from the State Library of Ohio.
Ex Libris announce that the University of Houston has selected the Primo discovery and delivery solution and the SFX OpenURL link resolver. After defining the library’s long-term requirements and evaluating a number of commercial options, the university library—a member of the Association of Research Libraries—chose to integrate Primo with its existing systems.
Baker and Taylor announced that through a pilot program it will now be able to make available more than 450 popular ebook titles from Simon and Schuster imprints to classrooms and school libraries using the Axis 360 digital media circulation platform.
December 8, 2013
Dublin Business School chooses Koha, supported by Interleaf Technology.. Interleaf Technology
Dublin Business School has chosen the Koha open source library management system to replace its existing Heritage system. Interleaf Technology has been contracted to implement the Koha system and to provide on-going support services.
December 5, 2013
BIBSYS Consortium selects Ex Libris Alma. Ex Libris
Ex Libris announced that BIBSYS, the Norwegian national provider of library services, has selected the Alma library management service. BIBSYS will use Alma in conjunction with Ex Libris Primo to provide next-generation library services for a consortium of over 100 institutions that includes all Norwegian universities, colleges, the National Library and a number of research libraries.
Opening Minds INNOVATION awards application deadline nears. Follett Software Company
Individuals and organizations interested in submitting a nomination for the Opening Minds INNOVATION Awards, sponsored by Follett, have until Friday, Dec. 13 to apply online. The Opening Minds USA awards seek to recognize innovations that are advancing the field of early childhood education to better the lives of young children and their families.
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