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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.
2013 American Library Association. Annual will feature THE HAUNTING AND PARADISE TAXI (ISBN 9780615685434)
The June 2013 American Library Association Annual will feature author Cynthia Lynn's 5 star literary fiction THE HAUNTING AND PARADISE TAXI (ISBN 9780615685434) in the "print title showcase." Says "Kirkus Indie Review" about this novel "...promising message—that life presents unexpected detours, but always provides the right people at the right time..."
A new partnership between NoveList and Evergreen will enable libraries to reach more readers as NoveList Select is now integrated into the Evergreen ILS. Please see the release below for more details.
LibLime, a division of PTFS, announces Fort Scott Public Library has joined the SEKLS Koha union catalog
North Bethesda, MD, February 20, 2013- LibLime, a division of PTFS, announces Fort Scott Public Library has joined the SEKnFind union catalog and is live on the system.
Fort Scott Public Library is a member of the Southeast Kansas Library System (SEKLS). SEKLS serves member libraries in over 60 communities in Southeast Kansas and several of those members participate in the SEKnFind union catalog.