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Hunter-Rice Health Sciences Library Selects LibLime Koha 4.18

North Bethesda, MD, August 18, 2014 – Hunter-Rice Health Sciences Library at Samaritan Health Center has contracted with LibLime to provide them with support and migration services for LibLime Koha 4.18. The hospital library located in Watertown, NY will now operate using LibLime Koha’s newest features including enhanced circulation policies, the Solr search engine, full faceted support in the OPAC, an embedded New Titles list, expanded functionality for expired and cancelled holds, and RDA support.

The U.S. Fire Administration Selects LibLime Academic Koha 5.8

North Bethesda, MD, August 13, 2014- U.S. Fire Administration, an entity of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), has selected LibLime Academic Koha 5.8 for all collection and patron management services. In the upcoming months, U.S. Fire Administration library staff will be working closely with LibLime project management to go live on LibLime Academic Koha.

The Fire Administration will enjoy the following features included in the new release of LibLime Academic Koha 5.8:

Merck & Co. Pharmaceuticals Selects LibLime Academic Koha 5.8

North Bethesda, MD, August 6, 2014 – LibLime, a division of PTFS, announced that Merck & Co in West Point, Pennsylvania has chosen LibLime to provide them with support and hosting services for LibLime Academic Koha 5.8. Merck’s drug development and manufacturing facility in the suburbs of Philadelphia will be taking advantage of the rich functionality in Academic Koha 5.8, including enhanced circulation policies, the Solr search engine, full faceted support in the OPAC, an embedded New Titles list, an additional functionality for expired and cancelled holds, and RDA support.

Briar Cliff University Library Chooses ByWater Solutions’ Koha Support

8/5/2014
CONTACT:
Nathan Curulla
(888) 900-8944
sales@bywatersolutions.com

Briar Cliff University Library Chooses ByWater Solutions’ Koha Support

ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America’s forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that the Briar Cliff University’s Bishop Mueller Library in Sioux City, IA is now live on their installation of the Koha integrated library system.

The top technologies every librarian needs to know

Facet Publishing have announced the release of The Top Technologies Every Librarian Needs to Know: A LITA guide (http://www.facetpublishing.co.uk/title.php?id=0334), edited by Kenneth J Varnum.

Dalian Maple Leaf International School chooses ByWater Solutions’ Koha Support

07/31/2014
CONTACT:
Nathan Curulla
(888) 900-8944
sales@bywatersolutions.com

Dalian Maple Leaf International School chooses ByWater Solutions’ Koha Support

ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America’s forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that the Dalian Maple Leaf International School Libraries in Jinzhou District, Dalian, China are now live on their installation of the Koha integrated library system.

“Are You Spiritual But Not Religious” and “Near-Death Experiences” are Subjects in Controversial Autobiography That is Described as Spiritual Adventure Story

An Upraised Chalice (www.UpraisedChalice.com) details a lifetime search for truth outside of religious dogma; authored by a commercial pilot/flight instructor, builder and adventurer and is awarded 5-Stars by ForeWord Reviews – ASEMC Press

How can libraries put their users first when developing their collections?

The traditional “top down” approach to collection development definitely has its drawbacks: even after spending a good deal of time, energy and resources, librarians are sometimes frustrated to find that their library’s collection is not being used as they anticipated. But there’s another strategy that’s gaining momentum.

Brill Announces New Suite of Open Access Journals

Leiden (NL) / Boston (MA) - 29 July 2014

Brill, the international scholarly publisher, announces a new suite of open access journals covering four major disciplines.

In the Brill Open program, Brill is now announcing the launch of four new full Open Access journals in the following disciplines: Humanities, Social Sciences, Law, and Biology. These journals will offer a pure open access environment. Each journal will be divided in sections that align with the major subject areas in the discipline.

John C. Fremont Library District Goes Live on CLiC AspenCat LibLime Union Catalog

North Bethesda, MD, July 23, 2014-The John C. Fremont Library District (JCFLD), located in Florence, CO, is now live on the AspenCat LibLime Koha union catalog for all collection and patron management services. The CLiC AspenCat union catalog now has over 869,000 items with over 50 libraries participating. JCFLD Library staff worked with LibLime Project Management to successfully transfer bibliographic, item, and patron data to the LibLime Koha application.

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