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EBSCO Discovery Service™ Expands Collection of STM Content with IGI Global Agreement

~Diverse Collection of STM Journals and Reference Books from IGI Global Will Be Searchable for EBSCO Discovery Service™ Users~

IPSWICH, Mass. — March 15, 2011 — IGI Global journals and reference books will be searchable via EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS), a robust and comprehensive discovery service from EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO). An agreement between EBSCO and IGI Global will allow metadata for 131 journals and more than 1,500 reference books to be added to the Base Index of EDS—bringing great value to its users looking for science, technical and medical (STM) resources.

LibLime Koha Selected by the College of Biblical Studies

Bethesda, MD – March 15, 2011 – The College of Biblical Studies (CBS) in Houston, TX, has selected LibLime as their vendor of choice to implement and support Koha, as their next generation, open source, Integrated Library System (ILS).

Migrating from their legacy Winnebago Spectrum system, CBS has selected LibLime to perform all of the implementation services including professional project management, system configuration, data migration, and staff training. LibLime will also provide annual support and hosting in our distributed computing cloud platform.

The Northeast Kansas Library System Chooses ByWater Solutions For Koha Support and Implementation

March 15th 2011
CONTACT:
Nathan Curulla
(888) 900-8944
sales@bywatersolutions.com

The Northeast Kansas Library System Chooses ByWater Solutions For Koha Support and Implementation

ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and official Koha support company, announced today that the Northeast Kansas Library System, of Lawrence, KS. has partnered with them for Koha support and hosting services.

LAC Group Expands Global Capabilities with UK Division

Global information and asset management leader, LA-based LAC Group, today announced the opening of its new UK office, located in Oxford (London area). The new operation is headed up by Iain Dunbar, a seasoned expert in strategic information and asset management.

ByWater Solutions Welcomes Jesse Maseto as Lead Sales Specialist

3/10/2011
CONTACT:
Nathan Curulla
(888) 900-8944
sales@bywatersolutions.com

ByWater Solutions Welcomes Jesse Maseto as Lead Sales Specialist

ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and official Koha support company is proud to welcome Jesse Maseto as their Lead Sales Specialist for Eastern U.S. Sales. Jesse will be the main point of contact for new customers interested in ByWater Solutions from the Eastern United States.

LS2 Kids shines at Brevard County Libraries

LS2 Kids shines at Brevard County Libraries
DENVER (March 9, 2011) – LS2 Kids, a public catalog designed for children and developed by The Library Corporation, is earning rave reviews from one of Florida’s largest library systems.

The Brevard County Libraries added LS2 Kids to its CARL•X™ automation system in January, giving its youngest users the opportunity to independently explore the collection within the Cocoa, Fla.-based library system.

LAC Group Celebrates 25 Years of Female Entrepreneurship in a Challenging Economy

Times are tough and with increased downsizing there now are more and more women scrambling to create viable career options for themselves. Maybe they should look to groundbreakers like LAC Group CEO Deb Schwarz—not long ago a librarian wracking her brain to develop greater career potential than the path she found stretching before her.

OCLC introduces a redesigned CONTENTdm

DUBLIN, Ohio, March 8, 2011—CONTENTdm 6, the latest version of OCLC’s popular CONTENTdm Digital Collection Management software, offers a complete redesign for the end-user experience along with new website configuration tools that enable digital collection administrators to easily customize their collections websites without programming expertise. CONTENTdm now offers new customization options, new architecture and improvements for search engine optimization.

EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) Continues to Expand as Credo Reference Content Becomes Searchable Through EDS

~Credo’s Topic Pages and Reference Content to be Available During Discovery Process~

i2S to acquire a majority interest in KIRTAS TECHNOLOGIES

i2S announces that it has entered into a stock purchase agreement to acquire a majority interest in Kirtas Technologies Inc, based in Rochester, New York, USA. The world leader in robotic bound-document digitization systems, Kirtas will complement the i2s Scanning unit’s product line, its distribution network, its customer profile and its strong presence in the US market.
The alignment with Kirtas reinforces the i2S Scanning unit
By aligning products and services with Kirtas, both companies will benefit from immediate synergies: