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New System Improves Public Access at Mississippi Department of Archives and History
The Mississippi Department of Archives and History, located in Jackson, Miss., went live in August with its installation of the Koha integrated library system in the state’s archives and historical library. ByWater Solutions will provide ongoing support for MDAH.
DUBLIN, Ohio, August 26, 2011—Today marks the 40th anniversary of the launch of WorldCat, the world’s most comprehensive database of resources held in libraries around the globe.
On August 26, 1971, the OCLC Online Union Catalog and Shared Cataloging system (now known as WorldCat) began operation. That first day, from a single terminal, catalogers at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, cataloged 133 books online. Today, WorldCat comprises more than 240 million records representing more than 1.7 billion items in OCLC member libraries worldwide.
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Norcross, GA —August 25, 2011
Ducks Unlimited Canada has gone live with the open source integrated library system Koha. Equinox Software, Inc. provided services to migrate the library's data from their previous system and provides on-going hosting and support services for the new Koha-powered catalog which can be viewed at http://ducks.kohacatalog.com/.
~ Partnership with Oxford University Press Provides More Than 50,000 Music Articles and Biographies to EBSCO Discovery Service™ Users ~
IPSWICH, Mass. — September 25, 2011 — A recent agreement between EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) and Oxford University Press, Inc. (OUP) allows Grove Music Online to be searchable via EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS). Grove Music Online from OUP is one of the leading online resources for music research. This latest addition further expands the vast collection of music content available via EDS.
Bethesda, MD – August 24, 2011 – Upon completing a thorough RFP process, Huntsville Public Library, Ontario, Canada has selected LibLime as their vendor of choice to implement and support LibLime Koha, as their next generation, open development, Integrated Library System (ILS).
Valparaiso Public Library has joined the Pioneer consortium and selected LibLime Koha as their new ILS. The library will be migrating from a hosted Follett Destiny system. The Pioneer LibLime Koha union catalog includes over 430,000 bibliographic records; over 1.1 million items; and also provides support to member libraries using various 3rd party complimentary applications such as telephone renewals, self-checkout machines, and PC reservation software.
~Return on Investment and the Streamlining of Library Resources Key Factors in Discovery Service Decision~
IPSWICH, Mass. — August 23, 2011 — Columbia College Chicago, the largest private arts and media college in the United States, has selected EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) from EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO). The college expects that EDS will help improve return on investment and increase productivity by simplifying the research process and providing an enhanced experience for users.
The C.G. Jung Institute of New York Goes Live on Koha with ByWater Solutions
ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and official Koha support company, announced today that C.G. Jung Institute of New York, NY. is now live on their installation of the Koha integrated library system.
The Kristine Mann Library's Koha installation went live in late July, and ByWater Solutions will be providing ongoing support and hosting services for them.
Introduction to Information Science and Technology: New Textbook is the Creation of a Unique Scholarly Collaboration by Members of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T)
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Contact: Rob Colding
Information Today, Inc.
(609) 654-6266, ext. 330
August 29, 2011, Medford, NJ—Information Today, Inc. (ITI) announced the premiere edition of Introduction to Information Science and Technology, a book edited by Charles H. Davis and Debora Shaw and published by ITI on behalf of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T).
LibLime Announces New Features in LibLime Academic Koha
“By Academic Librarians for Academic Librarians”