DUBLIN, Ohio, 17 January 2017—OCLC has agreed to acquire Relais International, a leading interlibrary loan solution provider based in Ottawa, Canada, to significantly increase resource sharing options and capabilities for both Relais customers and OCLC member libraries and groups worldwide.
Relais has been working with libraries for more than 20 years to provide solutions for the full range of interlibrary loan and consortial resource sharing services. All Relais staff members will join the OCLC staff.
DUBLIN, Ohio, 17 January 2017—OCLC introduces Tipasa™, the first cloud-based interlibrary loan management system that automates routine borrowing and lending functions for individual libraries. The new Tipasa system is built on the OCLC WorldShare technology platform and takes advantage of the world’s largest resource sharing network.
~ EBSCO Discovery Service™ and Leadership & Management Learning Center™ Win Award in Best Advance in Performance Support Technology ~
IPSWICH, Mass. — January 10, 2017 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) has been awarded Bronze in the 2016 Brandon Hall Group Awards for Best Advance in Performance Support Technology. EBSCO won the coveted award due to the effective combination of its powerful search platform, EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) and its robust organizational learning solution, Leadership & Management Learning Center™ (LMLC).
Leiden (NL) / Paderborn (GER) / Boston (USA) / Singapore (SG) – 9 January 2017
Brill is proud to announce that three Brill publications have made Choice magazine’s 2016 list of Outstanding Academic Titles. Selected by Choice review editors, the awarded titles are representative of Brill’s rich publishing program.
IPSWICH, Mass. — January 5, 2017 —EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) has awarded five librarians $1,500 scholarships to attend the 2017 ALA Midwinter Meeting, January 20-24 in Atlanta. The scholarships are co-sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA). The scholarship recipients will be honored by EBSCO and ALA representatives during the conference at a breakfast on Sunday, January 22.
~ BIOSIS Previews and Zoological Record Will Be Available via EBSCOhost® Platform ~
IPSWICH, Mass. — December 15, 2016 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) will be adding two new resources, BIOSIS Previews™ and Zoological Record™, to the EBSCOhost® platform. EBSCO and Clarivate Analytics, formerly the Intellectual Property and Science business of Thomson Reuters, have expanded their partnership to make these two resources available via EBSCOhost, the most-used for-fee electronic resource in libraries around the world.
The Public Library of Anniston-Calhoun County Goes Live on ByWater Solutions Koha Support
ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America's forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that The Public Library of Anniston-Calhoun County of Anniston, Alabama is now live on their Koha open source integrated library system.