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LibLime, a division of PTFS, to exhibit at 2017 ALA Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits

Jan
17

North Bethesda, MD, January 18, 2017 - LibLime, a division of PTFS, will be participating in the 2017 American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits. The conference exhibit hall will be open January 20 to January 23 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. All conference attendees are encouraged to visit LibLime at booth #748 to see a sneak preview of our new stand alone Discovery Layer.

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OCLC agrees to acquire Relais International to provide library consortia more options for resource sharing

Jan
17

DUBLIN, Ohio, 17 January 2017—OCLC has agreed to acquire Relais International, a leading interlibrary loan solution provider based in Ottawa, Canada, to significantly increase resource sharing options and capabilities for both Relais customers and OCLC member libraries and groups worldwide.

Relais has been working with libraries for more than 20 years to provide solutions for the full range of interlibrary loan and consortial resource sharing services. All Relais staff members will join the OCLC staff.

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OCLC introduces ‘Tipasa’ interlibrary loan management system

Jan
17

DUBLIN, Ohio, 17 January 2017—OCLC introduces Tipasa™, the first cloud-based interlibrary loan management system that automates routine borrowing and lending functions for individual libraries. The new Tipasa system is built on the OCLC WorldShare technology platform and takes advantage of the world’s largest resource sharing network.

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Practical guidance for any librarian learning to deal with data

Jan
12

Facet Publishing have announced the release of The Data Librarian’s Handbook by Robin Rice and John Southall.

This new book, written by two data librarians with over 30 years’ experience, unpicks the everyday role of the data librarian and offers practical guidance on how to collect, curate and crunch data for economic, social and scientific purposes.

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EBSCO Information Services Wins Bronze in Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards in Technology

Jan
10

~ EBSCO Discovery Service™ and Leadership & Management Learning Center™ Win Award in Best Advance in Performance Support Technology ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — January 10, 2017 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) has been awarded Bronze in the 2016 Brandon Hall Group Awards for Best Advance in Performance Support Technology. EBSCO won the coveted award due to the effective combination of its powerful search platform, EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) and its robust organizational learning solution, Leadership & Management Learning Center™ (LMLC).

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Choice Awards Brill Publications as “Outstanding Academic Titles” in 2016

Jan
09

Leiden (NL) / Paderborn (GER) / Boston (USA) / Singapore (SG) – 9 January 2017

Brill is proud to announce that three Brill publications have made Choice magazine’s 2016 list of Outstanding Academic Titles. Selected by Choice review editors, the awarded titles are representative of Brill’s rich publishing program.

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Brill completes acquisition of Ferdinand Schöningh / Wilhelm Fink and appoints Managing Director

Dec
20

Leiden, 20 December 2016

Following an earlier announcement Brill, the international scholarly publisher, today has completed the acquisition of Ferdinand Schöningh and Wilhelm Fink, including the imprint Konstanz University Press.

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EBSCO Information Services and Clarivate Analytics to Make Two New Resources Available via EBSCOhost®

Dec
15

~ BIOSIS Previews and Zoological Record Will Be Available via EBSCOhost® Platform ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — December 15, 2016 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) will be adding two new resources, BIOSIS Previews™ and Zoological Record™, to the EBSCOhost® platform. EBSCO and Clarivate Analytics, formerly the Intellectual Property and Science business of Thomson Reuters, have expanded their partnership to make these two resources available via EBSCOhost, the most-used for-fee electronic resource in libraries around the world.

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Brill announces the Winner of the Middle East and Islamic Studies Early-Career Paper Prize 2016

Dec
15

Leiden (NL) / Boston (USA) / Singapore (SG) – 15 December 2016

To encourage and support early-career scholars seeking to publish in leading academic journals, Brill is awarding an annual prize for an outstanding article in the field of Middle East and Islamic Studies.

Winner of the Middle East and Islamic Studies Early-Career Paper Prize 2016

Brill is very happy to announce that the winner of the 2016 Middle East and Islamic Studies Early-Career Paper Prize is Fatma Öncel, PhD candidate at Boğaziçi University, Turkey.

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