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EBSCO Enters ILS Partnership with Slovakia’s SVOP Connecting Mutual Customers with EBSCO Discovery Service™
EBSCO announces a new ILS partnership with Slovakia's SVOP that will provide access to EBSCO Discovery Service for mutual customers. The partnership will increase the quality and amount of content available for SVOP users while adding the enhanced features and functionality available from EDS.
The press release is below and can be found online at: http://www.prweb.com/releases/EDS/SVOP/prweb11191670.htm and on the EBSCO website at: http://www.ebscohost.com/newsroom/stories/ebsco-enters-ils-partnership-w...
EBSCO has joined the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association. EBSCO is a natural intermediary between libraries and publishers because it works with both groups. Joining OASPA will allow EBSCO to work even more closely with the OASPA community.
The press release is below and can also be found online at: http://www.prweb.com/releases/EBSCO/OASPA/prweb11181646.htm and on the EBSCO website at: http://www.ebscohost.com/newsroom/stories/ebsco-information-services-joi...
Jamie Wilson of Millsaps College has been awarded the EBSCO Charleston Conference Scholarship. The funds are used for registration and expenses related to the Charleston Conference. Ms. Wilson's application included an essay that highlighted ways to maximize information resources to meet user needs while facing reductions in financial resources.
The press release is below and can be found online at: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013CharConf/Scholarship/prweb11181482.htm and on the EBSCO website at: http://www.ebscohost.com/newsroom/stories/ebsco-announces-winner-of-the-...
Eight Libraries Partner to Bring Overdrive Integration to Koha
ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and provider of Koha support, announced today that eight of their library partners joined forces to bring Overdrive search integration to Koha.
The libraries collaborating on this effort include:
- Arcadia Public Library, Arcadia, CA
- Chinook Library Network, Newport, OR
- Lopez Island Library, Lopez Island, WA
The annual Serials Price Projection Report from EBSCO is advising that the overall effective publisher price increases for academic and academic/medical libraries are expected to be in the 6 to 8 percent range before currency impact. There are indications that collection budgets are increasing but librarians will still have to make difficult renewal decisions and currency exchange fluctuations may impact price.
The press release is below and can also be found online at: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014Serials/PriceProjections/prweb11164612... and on the EBSCO website at: http://www.ebscohost.com/newsroom/stories/ebsco-releases-2014-serials-pr.... The full release can be read at: http://www2.ebsco.com/en-us/InfoProfs/academic/Pages/budgetingtools.aspx
There are 15 new EBSCO eBook EBSCO eBook™ Subject Sets available in a wide range of topics, including mental health, legal and world religions. These prepackaged sets of titles are designed to help librarians start or build their e-book collections.
The press release is below and can also be found online at: http://www.prweb.com/releases/eBook/SubjSets/prweb11163101.htm and on the EBSCO website at: http://www.ebscohost.com/newsroom/stories/ebsco-adds-15-new-ebook-subjec...
North Bethesda, MD, September 25, 2013- Mancos Public Library, located in Mancos, CO is now live in the AspenCat LibLime Koha Union Catalog for all collection and patron management services.
The Mancos Public Library staff worked with LibLime Project Managers to migrate bibliographic, item, and patron data from their legacy ILS system to the LibLime Koha application. With the addition of Mancos Public Library, there are now over 746,000 items and nearly 456,000 bibliographic records in the CLiC AspenCat Union Catalog.
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Information Today, Inc. Releases Career Q&A: A Librarian’s Real-Life, Practical Guide to Managing a Successful Career
For Immediate Release
Contact: Rob Colding
Information Today, Inc.
(609) 654-6266, ext. 330
From Graduation to Retirement, This Book by the Authors of a Popular Library Career Site Helps Librarians Plan for, Navigate, and Cultivate Rewarding Careers
September 24, 2013, Medford, New Jersey—Information Today, Inc. (ITI) announced the publication, in print and ebook editions, of Career Q&A: A Librarian’s Real-Life, Practical Guide to Managing a Successful Career by Susanne Markgren and Tiffany Eatman Allen.
Michigan Jewish Institute Chooses ByWater Solutions’ Koha Support
ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America’s forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that Michigan Jewish Institute, of Southfield, MI is now live on their installation of the Koha integrated library system.
EBSCO Information Services and GBV in Germany Develop Partnership Creating More Options for Discovery
A new technical partnership will allow EBSCO Discovery Service to be integrated with the VuFind service from the Common Library Network in Germany (GBV). Libraries that choose GBV's VuFind solution with EDS will be able to access an expanded selection of content and be able to acquire materials from one comprehensive source.
The press release is below and can also be found online at: http://www.prweb.com/releases/EDS/GBV/prweb11153634.htm and on the EBSCO website at: http://www.ebscohost.com/newsroom/stories/ebsco-and-gbv-in-germany-devel....