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North Bethesda, MD, October 2, 2015- LibLime, a Division of PTFS, has been selected by an agency within the Department of Defense as the winning vendor to implement the Bibliovation Library Services Platform to manage their bibliographic and digital technical collections. LibLime will provide implementation, data recovery and support services to the agency library. LibLime and PTFS specialists will work closely with government staff to replace their legacy commercial bibliographic cataloging system.
EBSCO Announces Winner of the 2015 EBSCO Charleston Conference Scholarship
~ Mara Blake of University of Michigan Earns EBSCO Scholarship ~
IPSWICH, Mass. — October 1, 2015 — Mara Blake of the University of Michigan has won the 2015 EBSCO Charleston Conference Scholarship from EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO). Blake is a Spatial and Numeric Data and German Studies Librarian at the university and will use the scholarship to attend the 35th Annual Charleston Conference in Charleston, S.C. The conference takes place on November 4-7.
EBSCO Releases Serial Price Projection for 2016
~ Overall Effective Publisher Price Increases Expected to be in the Range of 4 to 6 Percent ~
Facet Publishing have announced the release of Is Digital Different?
Is Digital Different? focuses on the opportunities and challenges afforded by this new environment that is transforming the information landscape in ways that were scarcely imaginable a decade ago. The very existence of the traditional library and archive is being challenged as more resources become available online and computers and supporting networks become increasingly powerful.
North Bethesda, MD, September 10, 2015 – The Treasury Library, has gone live on Bibliovation, LibLime’s new state-of-the-art Library Services Platform (LSP). The experienced Library staff at Treasury worked closely with the LibLime Project Management team to successfully migrate bibliographic, item, authority, patron and digital content to the Bibliovation LSP from their legacy commercial system.
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.
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.
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
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
~ 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.