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The University of Nebraska Omaha is now live with OCLC WorldShare Management Services, making it the 100th institution worldwide to fully implement the new Web-based, cooperative library management and discovery services.
The reading recommendations and other benefits of NoveList Select have been integrated into the Koha open source Integrated Library System. The release below details it use at Los Gatos Library. The release can also be found at http://www.prweb.com/releases/NoveList/ByWater/prweb10544804.htm
Who Says Spring Can’t Be COOL? Blanchester and Wornstaff Memorial Public Libraries Go Live on Evergreen
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Duluth, GA —March 18, 2013
The Blanchester and Wornstaff Memorial public libraries have gone live on Evergreen making a total of 8 library systems on the new Consortium of Ohio Libraries (COOL). More than10,000 new patrons will now be part of the COOL consortium and over 90,000 bibliographic items have been added to the combined catalog. For more information, the COOL combined catalog can be viewed online at http://www.cool-cat.org/.
Library Automation Technologies, Inc. (LAT), a leader in library automation products, is pleased to announce a new media automation system aimed to improve library staff operations in dispensing media to patrons. LAT-Stena, a new product from LAT, is designed to assist circulation staff in servicing patron’s requests for any optical media (CD, DVD, Blu-ray, Wii, PS2…etc.).
Leiden (NL) / Boston (MA) – 14 March 2013
Brill, the international scholarly publisher, and the Warburg Institute are delighted to announce Alexander Bevilacqua (Princeton) as the second Brill Fellow at the Centre for the History of Arabic Studies in Europe (CHASE) at the Warburg Institute in London.
North Bethesda, MD, March 13, 2013- LibLime announces the production release of LibLime Academic Koha 5.2.
LibLime Academic Koha 5.2 represents the innovation, ideas, and talents of many professional librarians within the Westchester Academic Library Directors Organization (WALDO) group with whom LibLime enjoys working and with whom we look forward to a continued professional partnership in years to come.
The arrival of Academic Koha 5.2 includes substantial changes to the application, such as:
• Enhanced search functionality by integrating the Lucene Solr search engine
North Bethesda, MD, March 7, 2013- The Berthoud Community Library District, located in Berthoud, Colorado, has joined the Colorado Library Consortium (CLiC) and is now live on the AspenCat LibLime Koha union catalog.
EBSCO Discovery Service Users will be able to search University Press Scholarship Online and Oxford Dictionary of National Biography because EBSCO and Oxford University Press extended their partnership. More information is found in the release below. Please let me know if you have any questions.
North Bethesda, MD, February 28, 2013- LibLime, a division of PTFS, announces that the Nigeria Natural Medicine Development Agency (NNMDA) in Lagos, Nigeria has chosen LibLime to provide them with support and hosting services for LibLime Koha 4.14. The NNMDA looks forward to taking advantage of the rich functionality in LibLime Koha 4.14, including enhanced circulation policies, the Solr search engine, full faceted support in the OPAC, an embedded New Titles list, and additional functionality for expired and cancelled holds.
Cengage Learning Launches Partnership with the Smithsonian Institution to Bring Smithsonian Treasures into the Library and Academic Space
Farmington Hills, MI and Washington, D.C., Feb. 28, 2013 — Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, and the Smithsonian Institution today announced a licensing agreement to distribute Smithsonian assets into the library and academic space.