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ATLA member libraries to receive discount on Backstage services

Contact:
Kat Kamp
Backstage Library Works
801.356.1852
news@bslw.com
www.bslw.com

PROVO, Utah, July 31, 2015 –– The American Theological Library Association (ATLA) and Backstage Library Works (www.bslw.com) have combined forces to provide ATLA member libraries a special discount on Backstage services. These services may include the following: cataloging, authority control, database processing, digitization, microfilm creation, duplication and storage, reclassification, retrospective conversion, physical processing and RFID tagging.

Genoa-Hugo School District Goes Live on the CLiC AspenCat LibLime Koha Union Catalog

North Bethesda, MD, July 24, 2015 – The Genoa-Hugo School District has now joined the Colorado Library Consortium (CLiC) AspenCat LibLime Koha union catalog for all collection and patron management services. The School District and CLiC staff worked with the LibLime Project Management team to successfully transfer bibliographic, item and patron data to AspenCat union catalog.

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Brill’s 2016 Journal Prices now available

Leiden (NL) / Boston (MA) / Singapore (SG) – 20 July 2015

Brill’s 2016 Journal Program now consists of 243 titles. The program includes 21 new journals and 4 Brill | Rodopi re-launched journals.

The complete 2016 Journal Program and Price List is now available in excel format on our website. Please also check the additional information sheet for more information on our 2016 journal program, including new titles, frequency and/or page increases, etc. Information on our 2016 Journal Collections and Archives will be available soon.

Apply for the EBSCO Charleston Scholarship to Attend the Charleston Conference

Apply for the EBSCO Charleston Scholarship to Attend the Charleston Conference
~ The Award Provides Up to $1000 for Conference Expenses and is Due by Sept. 1 ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — July 21, 2015 — Applications are now being accepted for a scholarship to attend the Charleston Conference through a grant sponsored by EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO). The EBSCO Charleston Conference Scholarship awards up to $1000 for conference registration and other expenses related to attending the conference.

PCC recognizes Backstage Library Works as independent NACO contributor

CONTACT:
Kat Kamp
800.288.1265
news@bslw.com
www.bslw.com

PCC recognizes Backstage Library Works as independent NACO contributor

PROVO, Utah, July 16, 2015 –– Recognized by the Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) as an independent contributor to Name Authority Cooperative Program (NACO), Backstage Library Works (www.bslw.com) joins a global effort in building the Library of Congress Name Authority File by contributing authority records for personal, corporate, and geographic names as well as uniform titles.

CHUC Partners with Plum Analytics for Real-Time Research Metrics

CHUC Partners with Plum Analytics for Real-Time Research Metrics
~ Becomes the First Hospital in Southern Europe to use PlumX ~

LibLime, a division of PTFS, announces Ellsworth Correctional Facility Selects LibLime Academic Koha

North Bethesda, MD, July 16, 2015 - LibLime, a division of PTFS, announces that the Ellsworth Correctional Facility has contracted with LibLime to provide implementation, support and hosting services for LibLime Academic Koha. Ellsworth will take advantage of much of the functionality offered in the application, including:

  • Single screen cataloging editor with MARC21 validation and the option to embed local cataloging guidelines; with support for MARC Authority records, MARC Bibliographic records, and MARC Holdings records

Wikipedia Healthcare Editors Now Have Free Access to DynaMed Plus’ Evidence-Based Clinical Content

Wikipedia Healthcare Editors Now Have Free Access to
DynaMed Plus’ Evidence-Based Clinical Content
Trusted, verified content helps Wikipedia editors
enhance healthcare entries and verify accuracy
IPSWICH, Mass.—July 14, 2015 — Wikipedia healthcare editors will now have free access to the cross-platform, evidence-based clinical reference solution, DynaMed Plus™. Wikipedia is collaborating EBSCO Health, the creators of DynaMed Plus, to help enhance healthcare entries on the popular Internet encyclopedia.

LibLime, a division of PTFS, announces Cathedral Seminary House of Formation has joined WALDO’s LibLime Academic Koha project

North Bethesda, MD, July 9, 2015- LibLime, a division of PTFS, and WALDO (Westchester Academic Library Director’s Organization) are proud to welcome the Cathedral Seminary House of Formation to the LibLime Academic Koha development group. The Cathedral Seminary has selected LibLime Academic Koha to replace its legacy ILS because of the advanced functionality of the features designed and deployed by the WALDO Development Group, as well as, the cost savings in annual support, maintenance, and hosting.

Brill adds ‘Philosophia Reformata - International Philosophical Journal of Christianity, Science, and Society’ to Journal Program

Leiden (NL) / Boston (MA) / Singapore (SG) – 6 July 2015

As of 2015, Brill is set to publish Philosophia Reformata, International Philosophical Journal of Christianity, Science, and Society, the journal of the Association of Reformational Philosophy (ARP).