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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.
Three New Libraries Join VOKAL With ByWater Solutions’ Koha Support
ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and the U.S.’ forefront provider of Koha support, is happy to welcome Hartford, Bradford and St. Albans Libraries to the Vermont Organization of Koha Automated Libraries (VOKAL). All three libraries are now live on the Koha integrated library system through VOKAL.
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.
Roseville Public Library Chooses ByWater Solutions’ Koha Support
ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and the U.S.’ forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that the Roseville Public Library in Roseville, California is now live on their installation of the Koha integrated library system.
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.