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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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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.

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

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.

Eastwick College goes live on LibLime’s Discovery Solution

North Bethesda, MD — July 2, 2015 — Eastwick College and LibLime have partnered to provide Eastwick College students with easier access to databases, e-journals and other Eastwick College content, by integrating LibLime’s Discovery Solution. The partnership between Eastwick and Liblime allows Eastwick College students and faculty to take advantage of the benefits of easier access to Eastwick College’s entire suite of electronic resources.

EBSCO eBooks™ App and Viewer Create Best-In-Class Experience for Readers

EBSCO eBooks™ App and Viewer Create Best-In-Class Experience for Readers
~ New Tools Provide a Simple Way to Download and Enjoy E-books Anywhere ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — June 26, 2015 — Two new tools from EBSCO Information Services have been created to enhance the EBSCO eBooks™ experience for library users. The EBSCO eBooks mobile app and the EBSCO eBooks viewer allow library users to download e-books easily, and enjoy an optimal viewing environment regardless of whether they are accessing the e-book on a mobile, tablet device or a desktop or laptop computer.

Two Industry Leaders Sign Agreement for Collaboration

Two Industry Leaders Sign Agreement for Collaboration
~ Ex Libris and EBSCO Information Systems collaborate to enable more streamlined
Journal and eBook acquisition workflows and greater user experiences for mutual customers through enhanced linking ~

LibLime, a division of PTFS, to exhibit at 2015 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition

North Bethesda, MD, June 23, 2015 - LibLime, a division of PTFS, will be participating in the 2015 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference & Exhibition. The conference exhibit hall will be open June 26-29 in San Francisco, CA. All conference attendees are encouraged to visit LibLime at booth #2209.

LibLime will be offering sneak previews of their new Library Services Platform (LSP), Bibliovation. Bibliovation includes API-connected components such as:

  • GetIt acquisitions – fully EDI-compliant
  • Discovery Layer with EDS support and federated search platform