Leiden (NL) / Boston (USA) / Singapore (SG) – 10 October 2016
The international scholarly publisher Brill has 280+ of its book series included in Scopus, the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature. Scopus covers abstracts and citations of more than 64 million items from over 5,000 different publishers. This large number of scientific journals, books and conference proceedings delivers a comprehensive overview of the world's research output and helps academics, governments and corporates with their research activities.
The American University in Dubai Goes Live on ByWater Solutions and Edutech Koha Support
ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America's forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that The American University in Dubai, is now live on the Koha open source integrated library system.
~ Linked Data Enrichment Service Helps Libraries Boost Visibility of Collections Online ~
IPSWICH, Mass. — September 29, 2016 — Libraries can now increase the power of linked data by adding reader’s advisory services with NoveList Select for Linked Data™. NoveList®, a division of EBSCO Information Services, (EBSCO) has partnered with Zepheira to boost the visibility of library collections online and enrich the information available to people in the community.
The initial code base for the FOLIO project is now available on GitHub
BOSTON — September 27, 2016 — The first FOLIO code is now available. FOLIO, which stands for the Future of Libraries is Open, is a community project to develop an open source library services platform (LSP). This first release of the base FOLIO code is a critical milestone to have reached since its announcement in June opening up the code to community review and comment.
~ Stacks Makes the Library Experience Relevant, Responsive and Robust ~
IPSWICH, Mass. — September 22, 2016 — Libraries can now change the look and feel of their websites instantly with the release of Stacks, a hosted, turnkey web content management system designed specifically for libraries. Stacks is available through EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO), empowering libraries to engage their patrons anytime, anywhere.
Leiden (NL) / Boston (USA) / Singapore (SG) – 22 September 2016
International publisher Brill has announced its 2017 journal program and prices.
Brill's 2017 journal program and prices are now available. The entire 2017 journal program consists of 264 titles, including 5 new journals, 11 newly acquired journals and 9 new titles in Brill Research Perspectives.
IPSWICH, Mass. — September 20, 2016 — The American Library Association (ALA) and EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) are partnering to offer five scholarships for librarians to attend the 2017 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta. The scholarship allows more librarians to take advantage of the opportunities for continuing education, meetings and interactions with colleagues at the meeting, which will take place from Jan. 20 – 24, 2017.