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December 22, 2014

Civica Library Solutions appoints General Manager and Director of Operations, Singapore. Civica

Civica announced that Sukhvinder Singh Chopra has been appointed as General Manager and Director of Operations, Singapore.

December 19, 2014

Status Oria etter systemarbeid. BIBSYS

Oria er nå fullt ut oppdatert med de siste postene fra Bibliotekbasen siden systemarbeidet i begynnelsen av desember. Vi har også satt i gang igjen den jevnlige høstingen slik at nye og endrede poster blir overført til Oria hver kveld/natt slik at de er tilgjengelige påfølgende dag.

December 18, 2014

Oxnard Public Library (CA) Selects the Polaris ILS. Innovative Interfaces, Inc.

Innovative announced that Oxnard Public Library has selected the Polaris ILS and will migrate from a Symphony system provided by SirsiDynix. OPL has an annual circulation of nearly 570,000 and holds 370,000 book volumes across its three branches.

MARCIVE assists LC in creation of LCGFT authority records. MARCIVE, Inc.

Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms for Library and Archival Materials (LCGFT), is replacing the former Guidelines on Subject Access to Individual Works of Fiction, Drama, Etc. (GSAFD). While many libraries still use GSAFD terms in their catalogs, this controlled vocabulary list is no longer updated by the American Library Association. LCGFT provides a live, developing international standard for genre and form access to individual works of fiction, drama, poetry, humor, and folklore, etc. in all formats. Subject headings describe what a work is about, while genre/from terms describe what a work is.

Udrulningsplan for Bibliotekssystemet opdateret. KOMBIT A/S

Horsens blev i november måned den første kommune, der kunne tage Bibliotekssystemet i pilotdrift. Dette er forløbet som planlagt, og udviklingen af systemet skrider godt frem.

Comunicado de la BNE en relación a RDA. Biblioteca Nacional de España

RDA se está convirtiendo en un estándar internacional de facto y, como ha puesto de manifiesto la encuesta realizada este año sobre el tema, un buen número de bibliotecas españolas ha manifestado su intención de migrar a este nuevo estándar (Biblioteca de Catalunya, Biblioteca de Galicia, gran parte de las bibliotecas universitarias, etc.). En estos momentos, RDA está presente en las principales bibliotecas del mundo, sobre todo del ámbito anglosajón, así como en varias bibliotecas nacionales europeas. Además, teniendo en cuenta que es la continuación natural de AACR2, es de suponer que se implante de forma generalizada en el mundo hispanoamericano. Su presencia, por tanto, será cada vez más importante en el ámbito de los grandes catálogos colectivos, como OCLC, y en servicios de información bibliográfica suministrados por editores y otras plataformas relacionadas.  

Welsh Consortium Chooses Ex Libris Solutions for Shared Library Management and Discovery. Ex Libris

Ex Libris announced that WHELF, a consortium of all the Welsh University Libraries, as well as the National Library of Wales and the Welsh NHS Libraries, has selected the Ex Libris Alma unified resource management service and the Ex Libris Primo discovery and delivery solution to deliver a new bilingual shared library system for Wales.

December 17, 2014

Coos County Libraries choose ByWater Solutions’ Koha Support. ByWater Solutions

ByWater Solutions announced that the Coos County Libraries of Coos County Oregon are now live their installation of the Koha open source ILS.

NC LIVE and Gale Partner to Broaden Access to Essential Library Resources for North Carolina Residents. Gale Group

Residents of North Carolina have expanded access to resources that will enhance economic development, support education and help improve quality of life through an agreement arranged by NC LIVE, North Carolina’s statewide public and academic library consortium, and Gale, a leading provider of library resources and part of Cengage Learning. Through local public and academic libraries, residents can access educational ebooks and literature, material to support study in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics topics and leading periodical content to support business development.

Los Angeles Public Library selects CARL.X for the future. The Library Corporation

The Library Corporation announced that the Los Angeles Public Library has extend their CARLX contract for an additional four years.

Bayside Library Service live with Overdrive digital content integration. Civica

Civica announces that Bayside Library Service, Australia, is the first Spydus customer to go live with Overdrive digital content integration. Civica has been working with the APIs provided by Overdrive to ensure an enhanced borrower experience which enables digital content discovery, loans, and reservations from the Spydus Integrated Library Management System.

December 16, 2014

UW System Libraries unite to improve user experience. University of Wisconsin

Using library resources throughout the University of Wisconsin System is about to get easier. After nearly two years of intensive work, libraries around the system will migrate to a unified library services platform in January.

East Tennessee State University Selects Ex Libris Alma, Primo and bX Recommender. Ex Libris

Ex Libris announced that Sherrod Library at East Tennessee State University and Northeast State Community College have together selected a suite of Ex Libris solutions, comprised of the Alma resource management solution, the Primo discovery and delivery solution, and the bX article recommender service. ETSU is replacing a number of legacy systems including Innovative Interfaces Sierra.

Maastricht University selects OCLC WorldShare Management Services. OCLC

Maastricht University, a leading international university in the Netherlands, has selected OCLC WorldShare Management Services as its library management system.

Universiteit Maastricht kiest voor OCLC WorldShare Management Services. OCLC

Universiteit Maastricht (UM), een van de beste universiteiten van Nederland, heeft OCLC WorldShare Management Services gekozen als bibliotheekbeheersysteem.

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