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Arkansas State Library Chooses LearningExpress for Online Resources

Arkansas State Library Chooses LearningExpress for Online Resources

NEW YORK – August 27, 2015 — LearningExpress, an EBSCO company, announced today that the Arkansas State Library has selected LearningExpress Library™ and Computer Skills Center digital platforms to address the increasing need for workplace skills improvement, and to help all Arkansas residents achieve their academic, career and personal goals.

An essential primer for students studying information behaviour

Facet Publishing have announced the release of Nigel Ford’s textbook Introduction to Information Behaviour.
Introduction to Information Behaviour uses a combination of theory and practical context to map out what information behaviour is and what we currently know about it, before addressing how it can be better understood in the future. Nigel Ford argues that new understandings of information behaviour research may help maximise the quality and effectiveness of the way information is presented, sought, discovered, evaluated and used.

DOAB awarded the IFLA/Brill Open Access Award 2015

Leiden (NL) / Boston (MA) / Singapore (SG) – 24 August 2015

During the 2015 IFLA World Library and Information Congress (http://conference.ifla.org/), the IFLA/Brill Open Access Award was awarded to this year’s winner, the Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB), to acknowledge their achievements to further the distribution of high quality open access books.

Hutchinson Memorial Library Joins the South Central Library System LibLime Koha Union Catalog

North Bethesda, MD, August 21, 2015- The Hutchinson Memorial Library in Randolph, Wisconsin will soon participate in the South Central Library System (SCLS) LibLime Koha union catalog for all collection and patron management services. Hutchinson Memorial Library staff will work with the SCLS ILS Support Team members and LibLime Project Management to migrate bibliographic, item and patron data from their legacy ILS system.

Las Animas Public Library Goes Live on the CLiC AspenCat LibLime Koha Union Catalog

North Bethesda, MD, August 20, 2015 – The Las Animas – Bent County Library District has now joined the Colorado Library Consortium (CLiC) AspenCat LibLime Koha union catalog for all collection and patron management services. The Library and CLiC staff worked with the LibLime Project Management team to successfully transfer bibliographic, item and patron data to AspenCat union catalog.

About the Las Animas – Bent County Library District

Early release program readies Amigos eShelf℠ Service for launch

Amigos Library Services is in the final stages of testing the Amigos eShelf℠ Service e-book platform. Planned to launch this fall, the service is an affordable, flexible option for libraries seeking to capitalize on their patrons’ growing use of electronic books, known as e-books.

An early release program is underway. Participating libraries are offering e-books to their patrons via the eShelf℠ Service as the final step before full rollout. Early release libraries use the Amigos eShelf℠ Service with no service fees, paying only for e-books they purchase from participating publishers.

EBSCO Health Introduces New Nursing Reference Center™ Plus App

EBSCO Health Introduces New Nursing Reference Center™ Plus App
~ The App Allows Nurses to Access Evidence-Based Content Anywhere ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — August 11, 2015 — Nurses will now be able to access the evidence-based nursing content from EBSCO Health through the Nursing Reference Center™ Plus app. The app is designed to allow nurses to find the information they need quickly and easily, anytime and anywhere.

Fowler Public Library Goes Live on the CLiC AspenCat LibLime Koha Union Catalog

North Bethesda, MD, August 7, 2015 – The Fowler Public Library has now joined the Colorado Library Consortium (CLiC) AspenCat LibLime Koha union catalog for all collection and patron management services. The Library and CLiC staff worked with the LibLime Project Management team to successfully transfer bibliographic, item and patron data to AspenCat union catalog.

About Fowler, Colorado
Fowler lies on the southeastern plains of the State of Colorado. It is located on the south side of the Arkansas River on U. S. Highway 50 in Otero County, just 34 miles east of old Fort Pueblo.

PlumX Suite Now Available from Plum™ Analytics

PlumX Suite Now Available from Plum™ Analytics
~ Group of Products Are Designed to Fit the Exact Needs of a Variety of Users ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — August 3, 2015 — Plum™ Analytics introduces the PlumX Suite to ensure that the exact needs of the people and organizations that interact with research are met. The set of five products from Plum Analytics, an EBSCO Company, includes specific offerings that categorize and analyze research metrics for those that fund, perform, support or publish research.

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.