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March 23nd 2011
Plumas County Library System Now Live on Koha with ByWater Solutions
ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and official Koha support company, announced today that the Plumas County Library System of Plumas County, CA. is now live on their official Koha integrated library system.
~ NetLibrary Users Being Introduced to a New Way to Search eBook Collections—via EBSCOhost® ~
Bethesda, MD – March 17, 2011 – Yates Center Public Library, in Yates Center, Kansas has successfully implemented Koha with LibLime as their next generation, open source ILS. Yates Public Library is a member of the Southeast Kansas Library System (SEKLS). SEKLS serves member libraries in over 60 cities in Southeast Kansas and several of those members participate in a Koha union catalog.
In early March, 2011 students at Drexel University’s iSchool, the College of Information Science and Technology, will begin utilizing LibLime Koha in their Cataloging and Classification course through LibLime's Koha with Class program.
LibLime will provide the class of approximately 25 students, with a hosted installation of Koha, free of charge. This will allow the students unlimited access and all privileges associated with the staff end of Koha as well as all OPAC functionality for the duration of the course.
~Diverse Collection of STM Journals and Reference Books from IGI Global Will Be Searchable for EBSCO Discovery Service™ Users~
IPSWICH, Mass. — March 15, 2011 — IGI Global journals and reference books will be searchable via EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS), a robust and comprehensive discovery service from EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO). An agreement between EBSCO and IGI Global will allow metadata for 131 journals and more than 1,500 reference books to be added to the Base Index of EDS—bringing great value to its users looking for science, technical and medical (STM) resources.
Bethesda, MD – March 15, 2011 – The College of Biblical Studies (CBS) in Houston, TX, has selected LibLime as their vendor of choice to implement and support Koha, as their next generation, open source, Integrated Library System (ILS).
Migrating from their legacy Winnebago Spectrum system, CBS has selected LibLime to perform all of the implementation services including professional project management, system configuration, data migration, and staff training. LibLime will also provide annual support and hosting in our distributed computing cloud platform.
March 15th 2011
The Northeast Kansas Library System Chooses ByWater Solutions For Koha Support and Implementation
ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and official Koha support company, announced today that the Northeast Kansas Library System, of Lawrence, KS. has partnered with them for Koha support and hosting services.
Global information and asset management leader, LA-based LAC Group, today announced the opening of its new UK office, located in Oxford (London area). The new operation is headed up by Iain Dunbar, a seasoned expert in strategic information and asset management.
ByWater Solutions Welcomes Jesse Maseto as Lead Sales Specialist
ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and official Koha support company is proud to welcome Jesse Maseto as their Lead Sales Specialist for Eastern U.S. Sales. Jesse will be the main point of contact for new customers interested in ByWater Solutions from the Eastern United States.
LS2 Kids shines at Brevard County Libraries
DENVER (March 9, 2011) – LS2 Kids, a public catalog designed for children and developed by The Library Corporation, is earning rave reviews from one of Florida’s largest library systems.
The Brevard County Libraries added LS2 Kids to its CARL•X™ automation system in January, giving its youngest users the opportunity to independently explore the collection within the Cocoa, Fla.-based library system.