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EBSCO Information Services Creates Open Policy for Data Sharing

EBSCO Information Services Creates Open Policy for Data Sharing
~EBSCO Outlines policy for Metadata Sharing and Technology
Collaboration Partnerships with Discovery Vendors~

OCLC and Ingram help libraries manage e-book collections more efficiently

OCLC is working with Ingram, one of the world’s largest distributors of physical and digital content, to set and maintain holdings for e-books in WorldCat automatically, saving library staff valuable time and effort.

Gale’s Analytics On Demand Delivers Powerful Insights to Data-Driven Libraries

New Tool Helps Libraries Better Understand Patrons and Their Needs

Farmington Hills, Mich., April 10, 2014 — Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and education resources for libraries, schools and businesses, today announced the launch of Analytics On Demand, an innovative data analysis tool to help libraries discover key insights about their library community—who is and isn’t using their resources—to better inform strategic planning, collection development, programming and to measure the impact of day-to-day decision making.

EBSCO Continues to Reinforce Dedication to Discovery Innovation; Hires Three Industry Leaders to Address Discovery Needs of Libraries

EBSCO Continues to Reinforce Dedication to Discovery Innovation; Hires Three Industry Leaders to Address Discovery Needs of Libraries
~ EBSCO announces the hiring of Neil Block, Gar Sydnor and Tamir Borensztajn to Further Impact Library Collection Usage and Overall Value through Discovery ~

Facet Publishing release three new titles

Facet Publishing have announced the release of Organizing Exhibitions: A handbook for museums, libraries and archives; Fundamentals for the Academic Liaison and the third edition of Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management.

Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit Now Available Online

Leiden (NL) / Boston (MA) – 9 April 2014

Brill, the international scholarly publisher, has launched the prestigious reference work Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit Online.

BHM Regional Library Live on Evergreen joins NC Cardinal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Duluth, GA —April 7, 2014

The BHM Regional Library System has gone live on Evergreen as part of the NC Cardinal consortium. Equinox Software oversaw data migration and staff training and will continue to provide hosting and technical support for the entire NC Cardinal consortium.

The BHM Regional Library System consists of eight libraries in Beaufort, Hyde, and Martin counties. Over 87,000 bibliographic records and 14,000 patrons were migrated to the new system.

Brill takes on international distribution for KNNV Publishing

Leiden (NL) / Boston (MA) – 7 April 2014

Brill, the international scholarly publisher, has finalized an agreement with KNNV Publishing (Zeist, The Netherlands) to distribute their English-language publications, effective immediately.

Santa Monica College Library partners with Backstage to preserve and provide access to eight decades of history

Contact:

Kat Kamp
Backstage Library Works
801.356.1852
news@bslw.com
www.bslw.com

BETHLEHEM, Pa., April 4, 2014 – Santa Monica College Library and Backstage Library Works have joined forces to microfilm and digitize more than 14,000 pages of the college’s student newspaper. The digital images will be hosted by the California Digital Newspaper Collection (CDNC), an online, text-searchable repository of digitized California newspapers that includes political, business and social history from 1846 to the present. Santa Monica will be the first community college to participate in this historic project.