Massachusetts Library Group Receives Grant from EBSCO Information Services
~ Financial Grant will Support New Evergreen Developments ~
Worcester, Mass. — October 25, 2016 — The web-based, open source Integrated Library System (ILS)
Evergreen will be continuing to develop software that meets the needs of libraries thanks in part to a grant from EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO). The grant to the Massachusetts Library Network Cooperative (MassLNC) is intended to finance new developments of popular catalog features for thousands of libraries using Evergreen.
Leiden (NL) / Boston (USA) / Singapore (SG) – 25 October 2016
Brill, the international scholarly publisher, further expands its portfolio in Early Modern History with the book series Catholic Christendom, 1300-1700 (CAC, http://www.brill.com/cac) and St Andrews Studies in Reformation History (SASRH, http://www.brill.com/sasrh), both formerly published by Ashgate. Books in both series will become available in print and online.
BETHLEHEM, Pa., October 19, 2016 – Backstage Library Works recently completed a pair of scanning projects for the Library of Congress. Over the course of 18 months, they digitized 808,000 archival documents and bound book images on-site at the Library, plus 236,500 transmissive images at Backstage’s preservation facility in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Digitizing rare and fragile collections on location at libraries provides curators an alternative to the extra handling involved with shipping.
Leiden (NL) / Boston (USA) / Singapore (SG) – 14 October 2016
Brill, the international scholarly publisher, acquires the electronic distribution rights to Lexikon des gesamten Buchwesens, second edition (LGB²) from Hiersemann Verlag (Stuttgart, Germany), and further expands its portfolio in Book History and of major reference works in the German language.
The SWITCH Library Consortium Goes Live on ByWater Solutions Koha Support
ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America's forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that the Southeastern Wisconsin Information Technology Exchange, Inc (SWITCH) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin is now live on their Koha open source integrated library system.
An essential guide to linked data for libraries, archives and museums
Facet Publishing have announced the release of Linked Data for Cultural Heritage
In this new book Ed Jones and Michele Seikel along with a stellar list of contributors help readers understand linked data concepts by examining practice and projects based in libraries, archives, and museums.
Leiden (NL) / Boston (USA) / Singapore (SG) – 10 October 2016
The international scholarly publisher Brill has 280+ of its book series included in Scopus, the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature. Scopus covers abstracts and citations of more than 64 million items from over 5,000 different publishers. This large number of scientific journals, books and conference proceedings delivers a comprehensive overview of the world's research output and helps academics, governments and corporates with their research activities.
The American University in Dubai Goes Live on ByWater Solutions and Edutech Koha Support
ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America's forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that The American University in Dubai, is now live on the Koha open source integrated library system.