Library Technology Guides

Current News Service and Archive


December 20, 2023

SirsiDynix How one R1 institution is opening the door to open access. When Mississippi State University Libraries discovered SirsiDynix's CloudSource, they were in the midst of overhauling their e-resource management strategy. Six months after adopting the new content and discovery services platform, MSU Libraries are providing their researchers, students, and community scholars with seamless access to high-quality academic e-resources—and revitalizing their budget along the way. [Full Announcement].

November 22, 2023

SirsiDynix Salt Lake Tribune names SirsiDynix a Top Workplace for tenth year running. For the tenth year in a row, the Salt Lake Tribune has recognized SirsiDynix, a leading provider of library technology solutions, as a winner of the Wasatch Front Top Workplaces 2023 Award. The award, announced annually, is based on an anonymous all-staff survey administered by employee engagement technology partner Energage LLC. Designed to facilitate employees' candid feedback on workplace culture, the survey measures 15 drivers of organizational success, including interdepartmental cooperation, transparent leadership, and opportunities for professional development and employee engagement. [Full Announcement].

October 31, 2023

SirsiDynix SirsiDynix's CloudSource appoints new Director of Partnerships and Communications. SirsiDynix, a leading provider of library technology solutions, is pleased to welcome Maryśka Connolly as Director of Partnerships & Communications for the company's CloudSource team. While Connolly's appointment to CloudSource is a recent development, her connections with both SirsiDynix employees and customers run deep. In fact, her tenure at SirsiDynix began in 2021, when she joined the company as a Library Relations Manager (LRM). Prior to joining SirsiDynix, Connolly, who holds a Master of Library and Information Science from Valdosta State University, spent more than a decade working in academic libraries. [Full Announcement].

October 4, 2023

SirsiDynix Registration for SirsiDynix's Annual Connections Conference now open. SirsiDynix, a leading provider of library technology solutions, invites library professionals everywhere to attend Connections 2023, a free online conference taking place this October 24 through 26. [Full Announcement].

August 29, 2023

SirsiDynix SirsiDynix and Gale announce partnership that will expand CloudSource Index by more than one billion records. SirsiDynix and Gale, part of Cengage Group, announced a strategic partnership that will deliver more than one billion records to CloudSource, SirsiDynix's premier content and discovery services platform. The collaboration is a natural fit for the two companies, whose missions both emphasize the importance of libraries as hubs of discovery and whose software and services are dedicated to helping libraries demonstrate their value and ability to empower their communities. Working together, they aim to offer a seamless search experience for Gale and CloudSource subscribers alike. [Full Announcement].

July 29, 2023

SirsiDynix The South Carolina Library Evergreen Network Delivery System (SC LENDS) selects SirsiDynix as their ILS vendor. SirsiDynix announced that the South Carolina Library Evergreen Network Delivery System has selected Symphony, the most widely installed ILS in history, as their integrated library system. Comprised of 20 county libraries and serving approximately half of the counties in South Carolina, the SC LENDS consortium sought a comprehensive platform that would empower staff and patrons alike. With industry-leading security certifications, customer service, and functionality, Symphony, hosted on SaaS, provides an optimal solution. [Full Announcement].

June 23, 2023

SirsiDynix SirsiDynix reports unprecedented quarterly growth for CloudSource. SirsiDynix announced that CloudSource, a new content solution offering a global aggregation of open access articles, eBooks, eTextbooks, and open educational resources, witnessed unprecedented growth in the second quarter of 2023. Since the release of CloudSource in December of 2021—just over 18 months ago—a wide range of customers have been quick to select the comprehensive platform for its robust eResource management capabilities, including an intuitive discovery layer, customizable collection management tools, and powerful usage statistics. [Full Announcement].

June 14, 2023

SirsiDynix SirsiDynix awarded a seat on Crown Commercial Service's Vertical Application Solutions Framework. SirsiDynix announced that they have been named as a supplier on Crown Commercial Service's Vertical Application Solutions framework. This framework offers a flexible route to market for sector-specific vertical application requirements. Vertical Application Solutions presents a range of vertical-specific software solutions for the public sector, ranging from Local Authority customers to Bluelight, Education, Community Health, and Social Care. The purpose of VAS is to provide each sector with access to suppliers who are specialists in software solutions for that market. [Full Announcement].

June 13, 2023

SirsiDynix SirsiDynix expands CloudSource team with two key hires. SirsiDynix welcomed two new employees to the company's CloudSource team: CloudSource Product Director Katie Glaeser, and CloudSource Customer Success Manager Chris Cool. Glaeser comes to SirsiDynix from the Knight-Capron Library at University of Lynchburg, where she worked as an electronic resources librarian. Cool, previously served as director of integrated resources at WT Cox Information Services. [Full Announcement].

May 2, 2023

SirsiDynix SirsiDynix Receives Two National Workplace Awards. SirsiDynix, a leading provider of library technology solutions, announced that it is the recipient of national workplace awards in two categories: innovation and work life flexibility. The awards, announced annually, are based on an anonymous all-staff survey designed to measure employee satisfaction on a range of topics, including culture, leadership, benefits, and opportunities for employee engagement. As in previous years, SirsiDynix employees were eager to respond, with 85% of employees opting to participate. [Full Announcement].

November 4, 2022

SirsiDynix SirsiDynix CloudSource+ now offering Get It Now From CCC. CloudSource+, the newest content solution for open access materials from SirsiDynix, has integrated with Get It Now from CCC(Copyright Clearance Center) to provide immediate purchase and delivery of full-text articles to unsubscribed journals. Get It Now is used by hundreds of academic libraries around the world to help expand their virtual collections. [Full Announcement].

July 5, 2022

SirsiDynix London Borough of Haringey joins The Libraries Consortium. SirsiDynix is delighted to announce that the London Borough of Haringey is the latest member to join The Libraries Consortium, a rapidly expanding network of public library authorities in the UK, sharing technology, stock and expertise. [Full Announcement].

June 8, 2022

SirsiDynix Haringey Council joins The Libraries Consortium. The London Borough of Haringey announced that it has joined The Libraries Consortium, a rapidly expanding network of public library authorities in the UK, sharing technology, stock, and expertise. By joining The Libraries Consortium, Haringey library members now gain access to nearly 8 million books. Haringey residents can access books and eStock from across the consortium. SirsiDynix is the incumbent library management service provider. [Full Announcement].

December 14, 2021

SirsiDynix Vigo County selects SirsiDynix as their ILS Vendor. Vigo County Public Library has selected SirsiDynix as their Integrated Library System (ILS) partner. Believing in the power libraries have to uplift and enrich their communities, SirsiDynix is honored to provide services and support for Vigo County Public Library. [Full Announcement].

December 9, 2021

SirsiDynix SirsiDynix and Lyngsoe Systems announce Symphony - IMMS integration. SirsiDynix, provider of the market-leading Symphony ILS and Lyngsoe Systems, provider of smart library solutions including IMMS—Intelligent Material Management System—have signed a collaboration agreement that will lead to full, real-time integration between Symphony and IMMS. This exciting development will enable libraries using the Symphony ILS to benefit from the transformational changes and efficiency experienced by libraries already using IMMS, such as Aarhus and Copenhagen in Denmark, Helsinki in Finland, and Sacramento in the United States. These libraries have seen significant reductions in the amount of staff time focused on material handling, enabling increased focus on delivering exceptional public services. [Full Announcement].

September 16, 2021

SirsiDynix New Mexico State Library selects SirsiDynix as their ILS vendor. New Mexico State Library has selected SirsiDynix as their Integrated Library System partner. Believing in the power libraries have to uplift and enrich their communities, SirsiDynix is honored to provide services and support for New Mexico State Library. [Full Announcement].

August 4, 2021

SirsiDynix Waynesburg University joins CloudSource OA pilot program. Waynesburg University has joined the CloudSource OA pilot program. As the newest content solution from SirsiDynix, CloudSource OA offers libraries access to a comprehensive collection of vetted, quality OA articles, journals, and eBooks, as well as an intuitive discovery to easily organize and display open access materials. [Full Announcement].

July 21, 2021

SirsiDynix Amigos Library Services joins CloudSource OA pilot program. SirsiDynix has partnered with Amigos Library Services to offer member libraries pilot access to CloudSource OA, a new content platform from SirsiDynix that delivers vetted, quality open access (OA) articles, eTextbooks, and eBooks in an intuitive way to library patrons. The CloudSource OA package also includes BLUEcloud Course Lists, which facilitates library collaboration with faculty on affordable learning initiatives that emphasize library licensed and open materials. With seamless learning management system integration, it meets users where they are and ensures easy access to library collections at the point of need. [Full Announcement].

May 5, 2021

SirsiDynix SirsiDynix and EveryLibrary release powerful new advocacy tool. SirsiDynix and EveryLibrary partnered together to produce a new advocacy tool, which was presented at the Customers Of SirsiDynix Users Group Inc. (COSUGI) 2021 conference. The video demonstrates the unparalleled value of libraries to their communities with reputable data, facts, and figures. Libraries can use this video in preparing for or as part of a budget advocacy meeting with local representatives. [Full Announcement].

April 14, 2021

SirsiDynix Surrey County Council joins The Libraries Consortium. SirsiDynix announced that Surrey County Council is the latest member to join The Libraries Consortium (TLC), a rapidly expanding network of public library authorities in the UK, sharing technology, stock and expertise to increase impact at reduced cost. Surrey has 52 libraries serving 1.2 million people and this is part of the Library Transformation Programme improving services for our residents. [Full Announcement].

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