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May 17, 2013
Adding to its growing list of global distributors, Bibliotheca announced its partnership with Ecole Solutions, India’s leading supplier of teaching and learning technology solutions to higher education institutions, in an effort to provide RFID technology solutions to libraries across India.
TLC Labs co-sponsors first ever Publishing Hackathon on book discovery. The Library Corporation
TLC Labs has joined New York Public Library, Kobo, Readmill, Swarm, and others to cosponsor the first Publishing Hackathon led by major media industry participants: The Perseus Books Group, Librify, BookExpo, and William Morris Endeavor (WME). The event is being hosted at The AlleyNYC, a coworking space that is the home of TLC Labs’ New York City office.
May 16, 2013
African Journals from Sabinet to be indexed in the Summon Service. Serials Solutions
erials Solutions is working with SA ePublications, a service of Sabinet Online, to index The African Electronic Journals in the Summon service. Aggregating the works of multiple publishers, this collection of nearly 400 journals represents the most comprehensive, searchable collection of South- and Southern-African journals in the world.
EBSCO and Data-Planet have reached an agreement that for the first time provides statistical DataSheets within a discovery service. A growing collection of more than 5,000 summary-level data records from Data-Planet will be available within EBSCO Discovery Service allowing mutual customers to link directly to Data-Planet DataSheets.
LibLime, a division of PTFS, announces that the Nigeria Natural Medicine Development Agency in Lagos, Nigeria is now live on LibLime Koha 4.14.
May 15, 2013
Credo releases 12 new perpetual access and subscription collections . Credo Reference
Credo, the industry leader for information skills solutions, today announced that it has launched 12 new and updated Subject and Publisher Collections, adding to the more than 75 collections currently available for perpetual purchase or subscription. Libraries now have even more options for enhancing their Literati solution or Credo Online Reference Service.
Kirkland Municipal Library improves patron services with Infor. Infor Library and Information Solutions
Infor announced the Kirkland Municipal Library has selected Infor V-smart, Infor V-insight and the Iguana web portal and discovery platform. Serving the Canadian community of Kirkland on the west island of Montreal, Quebec, the library chose the applications to provide its members with remote catalog access through an integrated, web-based system, as well as to enhance interactions and services through improved ease-of-use.
From May 2013, SirsiDynix products and services will be offered as G-Cloud iii products via the United Kingdom Government Cloudstore. All SirsiDynix products will be available via Lot 3 Software as a Service (SaaS).
Prichard, an experienced senior executive in the information services market, has been named the next OCLC President and CEO.Mr. Prichard has led multi-national organizations that serve libraries across the full spectrum of library services and content needs. Most recently, he was President and CEO of Ingram Content Group Inc., which provides a broad range of physical and digital services to the book industry. Prior to his service at Ingram, he was President and CEO of ProQuest Information and Learning, a respected global publisher and information provider serving library, education, government and corporate markets with offices around the world.Mr. Prichard will succeed Jay Jordan, who will retire June 30 after 15 years as OCLC President and CEO. Mr. Prichard will serve as OCLC President-elect, effective June 3, and will officially become President and CEO on July 1.
SirsiDynix announced that eResource Central, its electronic content management and delivery system, has gone live at Frisco Public Library. After extensive testing, eRC is now delivering e-content from Overdrive and Recorded Books to Frisco Public’s patron-facing catalog. Frisco Public patrons can search e-content alongside physical content, see real-time availability and previews for e-content, and download most titles from within the catalog.
Copyright Clearance Center joins Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association. Copyright Clearance Center
Copyright Clearance Center, a not-for-profit organization and leading provider of licensing and Open Access solutions, has joined the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association, which offers a forum for bringing together the entire Open Access community.
Big Library Read eBook event rolls out. Overdrive
More than 7,500 libraries around the world are participating in the Big Library Read, a two-week pilot program launched yesterday that enables millions of library patrons to simultaneously access and read a single eBook title until June 1, 2013. The selected title, The Four Corners of the Sky, by Michael Malone, is available in OverDrive Read, Kindle (U.S. only) and EPUB formats and can be read on virtually any device.
May 14, 2013
Lincoln College of Technology Chooses ByWater Solutions’ Koha Support. ByWater Solutions
ByWater Solutions announced that Lincoln College of Technology of Cincinnati, Ohio is now live on their installation of the Koha integrated library system.
EBSCO, a provider of discovery services for libraries, and PTFS Europe announce a new technology partnership. PTFS Europe will use the EBSCO Discovery Service API to integrate its reading list management system, Rebus:list, with EDS. Rebus:list will then be able to integrate with any EDS library’s ILS catalogue, internal repositories and EBSCO online information resources.
South Lanarkshire Council, which is responsible for providing IT services to school libraries and to South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture Ltd has, following a mini-competition under a national framework agreement, chosen Civica, a market leader in specialist systems and business process services that help organisations transform the way they work, to host the Spydus library management system across 17 School Libraries and 25 Public Libraries. The new three year contract will transform each library’s internal processes, whilst making it more convenient for citizens and staff to access resources in person and online.
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