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LibLime to Exhibit at Florida Library Association Conference 2014

North Bethesda, MD, April 24, 2014- LibLime, a division of PTFS, will be exhibiting at the upcoming Florida Library Association (FLA) Conference scheduled for May 7-8 in Lake Buena Vista, FL.

LibLime will be presenting the new cataloging editor which will be released as part of Academic Koha 5.8 this summer. The editor includes many improvements over its predecessor, including:

• site-controlled custom templates for cataloging all types of material
• flexible, programmable MARC validity checking
• side-by-side record view and edit

NASIG Selects Sol Maria Lopez for 2014 Horizon Award

NASIG Selects Sol Maria Lopez for 2014 Horizon Award
~ EBSCO-Sponsored Award Recognizes a Promising New Information Professional ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — April 24, 2014 — Sol Maria Lopez from the University of Texas at El Paso has been awarded the 2014 North American Serials Interest Group (NASIG) Horizon Award. The award, sponsored by EBSCO Information Services, recognizes a promising new information professional; it covers the cost of travel, registration, and lodging for three nights while the recipient attends the NASIG Annual Conference in Ft. Worth, Texas, May 1-4.

Notre Dame University-Louaize in Lebanon Switches to EBSCO Discovery Service™

Notre Dame University-Louaize in Lebanon Switches to
EBSCO Discovery Service™
~ Easy Integration, More Search Options and Good Support Lead
to Decision to Implement EDS~

IPSWICH, Mass. — April, 21, 2014 — Notre Dame University-Louaize (NDU) in the country of Lebanon has replaced its previous discovery tool with EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) from EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) due to its easy integration, more search options and better overall support.

EBSCO Information Services Creates Open Policy for Data Sharing

EBSCO Information Services Creates Open Policy for Data Sharing
~EBSCO Outlines policy for Metadata Sharing and Technology
Collaboration Partnerships with Discovery Vendors~

Now Available: Advertising with Small Budgets for Big Results, How-to Guide for Small Business, Nonprofits, Even Libraries

Whether your patrons want examples of press releases and Twitter posts, how-to's for reading direct mail and magazine advertising rate cards, or tips on the best colors for billboards, they'll find practical, realistic advice and price ranges in a new reference, Advertising with Small Budgets for Big Results: How to Buy Print, Broadcast, Outdoor, Online, Direct Response & offbeat Media (ISBN 978-0-9627122-9-6, Barrett Street Productions, $35).

OCLC and Ingram help libraries manage e-book collections more efficiently

OCLC is working with Ingram, one of the world’s largest distributors of physical and digital content, to set and maintain holdings for e-books in WorldCat automatically, saving library staff valuable time and effort.

Harvard Business Review Press e-Books Now Available for Purchase via the EBSCO eBooks Platform

Harvard Business Review Press e-Books Now
Available for Purchase via the EBSCO eBooks Platform
~ Complete Digital Editions from Leading Global Business Publisher now Accessible
for Corporate, Government and Hospital Customers to Download ~

Gale’s Analytics On Demand Delivers Powerful Insights to Data-Driven Libraries

New Tool Helps Libraries Better Understand Patrons and Their Needs

Farmington Hills, Mich., April 10, 2014 — Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and education resources for libraries, schools and businesses, today announced the launch of Analytics On Demand, an innovative data analysis tool to help libraries discover key insights about their library community—who is and isn’t using their resources—to better inform strategic planning, collection development, programming and to measure the impact of day-to-day decision making.

EBSCO Continues to Reinforce Dedication to Discovery Innovation; Hires Three Industry Leaders to Address Discovery Needs of Libraries

EBSCO Continues to Reinforce Dedication to Discovery Innovation; Hires Three Industry Leaders to Address Discovery Needs of Libraries
~ EBSCO announces the hiring of Neil Block, Gar Sydnor and Tamir Borensztajn to Further Impact Library Collection Usage and Overall Value through Discovery ~

Facet Publishing release three new titles

Facet Publishing have announced the release of Organizing Exhibitions: A handbook for museums, libraries and archives; Fundamentals for the Academic Liaison and the third edition of Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management.