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OCLC has signed new agreements with leading publishers around the world to add more e-book metadata to WorldCat, the most comprehensive online database of resources available through libraries worldwide.
This new WorldCat metadata will be integrated into library management workflows using OCLC’s cataloging services and discoverable by users through a variety of library discovery services, including WorldCat Local and WorldCat.org.
Amigos Library Services will present a one-day online conference “HTML5 and CSS3: Ready for Prime Time?” on Friday, February 8. The conference will cover a variety of topics, such as making your website more accessible, transitioning to the future-friendly web, and using HTLM5 and CSS3 with Modernizr.
North Bethesda, MD, January 17, 2013- The Conejos County Library District, located in La Jara and Antonito, Colorado, has joined the Colorado Library Consortium (CLiC) and is now live on the AspenCat LibLime Koha union catalog.
Equinox Support Team Earns High Marks for 2012 Customer Service
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Duluth, GA —January 15, 2013
The Equinox Support Team has earned high marks for customer service in 2012. Clients were asked to respond to a short survey allowing them to rate their experience with support staff once their ticket was closed. Over 3,000 tickets were resolved during 2012 with 98% percent of responding customers rating their service as “Good” to “Excellent”, with over 90% of those responses rated in the top “Excellent” category.
Leiden (NL) / Boston (MA) – 15 January 2013
Brill and IFLA are pleased to announce the new Brill/IFLA Open Access award.
EBSCO Publishing and Ingram Collaborate to Make eBooks on EBSCOhost® Available via OASIS® Library Platform
Collaboration Will Allow Mutual Library Customers to Order eBooks on EBSCOhost® Through Their Established Workflow
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Duluth, GA —January 14, 2013
Worch Memorial Public Library has gone live on Evergreen as part of the Consortium of Ohio Libraries (COOL). They are the sixth of nine founding members of the new state wide program bringing 37,000 bibliographic items and almost 9,000 new patrons to the consortium. The final libraries are expected to be live by the summer of 2013. For more information, the COOL combined catalog can be viewed online at http://www.cool-cat.org/.
LibLime and WALDO Announce the University of Advancing Technology is Live with LibLime Academic Koha 5.0
North Bethesda, MD, January 10, 2013- LibLime, a division of PTFS, and WALDO (Westchester Academic Library Directors Organization) announce the University of Advancing Technology has gone live on LibLime Academic Koha 5.0.
LibLime Academic Koha 5.0 includes several new features:
• global authority control
• initial RDA support for the content, media, and carrier data fields
• more efficient tracking of ‘Lost’ items on patron records
• expansion of partial fines support which lets staff select where the partial payment is applied
Leiden (NL) / Boston (MA) – 9 January 2013
Brill, the international scholarly publisher, has finalized an agreement with Apollo Books (Denmark) to acquire the English-language Entomology publications program, effective immediately.
LibLime, a division of PTFS, debuts LibLime Academic Koha 5.2 and raffles off a Nook Simple Touch at Midwinter ALA
Seattle, WA- LibLime, a division of PTFS, will raffle off a Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight Reader and debut the release of LibLime Academic Koha 5.2 at the 2013 ALA Midwinter Meeting from January 25-28 in Seattle, Washington. Conference attendees are encouraged to visit the LibLime at Booth 636 and drop off a business card to enter to win the Nook Simple Touch Reader. The drawing will be held Monday, January 28.