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LibLime teams with vendors for first ever ALA Open Source ILS Gathering

Jun
07

Bethesda, MD – June 7, 2011 – LibLime is excited to be teaming with several of the other open source ILS vendors to sponsor a reception at ALA 2011. This first ever “Open Source ILS Gathering” will take place on Saturday, the 25th in New Orleans.

LibLime, Equinox, and ByWater provide support and development services for Koha and Evergreen in the North American marketplace. They are joined by other interested parties in sponsoring this reception that promises to offer intriguing discussion, refreshing cocktails, and delicious hor dourves.

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32 libraries lead the way to Web-scale innovation--OCLC Web-scale Management Services on target for July 1 general release

Jun
02

DUBLIN, Ohio, June 2, 2011—Since OCLC announced it was making its cloud-based library management services available to early adopters just 10 months ago, 32 libraries have committed to using OCLC Web-scale Management Services, the Web-based cooperative library management tools for metadata management, acquisitions, circulation, license management and workflow improvement. The early-adopter phase has now ended, and July 1 will mark general release of these innovative cloud-based services.

Among the libraries that have led the way for general release of the new services:

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EBSCO Publishing and The H.W. Wilson Company Make Joint Announcement of Merger Agreement

Jun
02

~Two long-time industry leading vendors come together with goal of improving services for libraries ~

Ipswich, Mass. — June 2, 2011 — EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) and The H.W. Wilson Company (Wilson) have merged in what is being viewed by the companies as an ideal match. This combination of organizations will allow the strengths of each to benefit existing and forthcoming products & services.

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WorldCat Local adds access to more databases, collections and publishers

May
31

DUBLIN, Ohio, May 31, 2011—WorldCat Local, the OCLC discovery service that offers users integrated access to more than 800 million items in libraries around the world, has added more databases and collections from leading publishers and other information providers to make content more accessible to library users through the Web.

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Wiggin Memorial Library Goes Live on Koha with ByWater Solutions

May
31

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Wiggin Memorial Library Goes Live on Koha with ByWater Solutions

ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and official Koha support company, announced today that the Wiggin Memorial Library of Stratham, NH. is now live on their installation of the Koha integrated library system.

The library's Koha installation went live in late April, and ByWater Solutions will be providing ongoing support and hosting services for them.

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LibLime releases LibLime Koha Version 4.2

May
27

Bethesda, MD – May 19, 2011 - LibLime is pleased to offer the latest development features and bug fixes available in LibLime Koha 4.2.
The newly developed and tested features available in LibLime Koha 4.2 include work completed since our last publicly available release in September, 2010

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LibLime Koha at the University of Wisconsin

May
27

Bethesda, MD – May 28, 2011 – Students at the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater will begin utilizing LibLime Koha this summer in their Organization of Information course through LibLime's Koha with Class program.

LibLime will provide the three section class, of approximately 60 students, with a hosted installation of LibLime Koha, free of charge. This will allow the students unlimited access and all privileges associated with the staff end of LibLime Koha as well as all OPAC functionality for the duration of the course.

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