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With nearly 90% of all ballots cast voting in favor of a name change, the American Society for Information Science and Technology has become the Association for Information Science and Technology.
While the ASIS&T acronym stays the same, the name change recognizes the growing influence of ASIS&T in the international arena. The opportunities and challenges with respect to the science and technology of information are increasingly international in focus and scope. ASIS&T supports members around the globe in addressing these opportunities and challenges.
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.
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.
~ Sets of Titles Aim to Meet Library’s Needs for In-Demand Topics ~
IPSWICH, Mass. — February 19, 2013 — Librarians have a convenient way to begin or expand their e-book collection with 23 new eBook Subjects Sets from EBSCO Publishing. The eBook Subject Sets are prepackaged sets of titles from leading publishers in specific, high-interest topic areas chosen to meet libraries’ needs while simplifying collection development.
North Bethesda, MD, February 14, 2013- LibLime, a division of PTFS, and WALDO (Westchester Academic Library Directors Organization) announce the Institute of Audio Research (IAR) has gone live on LibLime Koha.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Duluth, GA —February 14, 2013
Wayne County Public Library System has gone live on Evergreen as part of the NC Cardinal consortium. Equinox Software oversaw both data migration and staff training. ESI will also continue to provide on-going system administration and technical support for the entire consortium.
Leiden (NL) / Boston (MA) – 14 February 2013
Semantico, suppliers of digital publishing solutions to the scholarly and professional market, recently migrated Brill's Linguistic Bibliography Online from a stand alone site to the existing Brill bibliography site: http://bibliographies.brillonline.com.
OCLC Research and the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) have awarded research grants to Lynne Bowker of the University of Ottawa, Kyung-Sun Kim of the University of Wisconsin–Madison, and Sei-Ching Joanna Sin of Nanyang Technological University and Sanghee Oh of Florida State University. The awards were presented January 24 at the ALISE 2013 Annual Conference Awards Reception in Seattle, Washington.