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EBSCO Publishing and Ingram Collaborate to Make eBooks on EBSCOhost® Available via OASIS® Library Platform
Collaboration Will Allow Mutual Library Customers to Order eBooks on EBSCOhost® Through Their Established Workflow
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Duluth, GA —January 14, 2013
Worch Memorial Public Library has gone live on Evergreen as part of the Consortium of Ohio Libraries (COOL). They are the sixth of nine founding members of the new state wide program bringing 37,000 bibliographic items and almost 9,000 new patrons to the consortium. The final libraries are expected to be live by the summer of 2013. For more information, the COOL combined catalog can be viewed online at http://www.cool-cat.org/.
LibLime and WALDO Announce the University of Advancing Technology is Live with LibLime Academic Koha 5.0
North Bethesda, MD, January 10, 2013- LibLime, a division of PTFS, and WALDO (Westchester Academic Library Directors Organization) announce the University of Advancing Technology has gone live on LibLime Academic Koha 5.0.
LibLime Academic Koha 5.0 includes several new features:
• global authority control
• initial RDA support for the content, media, and carrier data fields
• more efficient tracking of ‘Lost’ items on patron records
• expansion of partial fines support which lets staff select where the partial payment is applied
Lebanon Public Libraries Choose ByWater Solutions Koha Support
ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and the U.S.’ forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that the Lebanon Public Libraries in New Hampshire are now live on their installation of the Koha integrated library system.
~ The Most Comprehensive Database Collection of Poetry and Short Stories Available ~
IPSWICH, Mass. — January 10, 2013 — EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has released a new library resource featuring the most comprehensive digital collection of poetry and short stories available for use by students, teachers and researchers. Poetry & Short Story Reference Center™ offers users access to a historically rich collection of hundreds of thousands of classic and contemporary full-text poems, as well as short stories, biographies, and authoritative essays.
EBSCO Publishing Acquires PEMSoft to Expand its Evidence-Based Pediatric Content
~ Leading Pediatric Clinical Resource Now Part of EBSCO Publishing’s High-Quality Point-of-Care Databases~
IPSWICH, Mass. — January 9, 2013 — EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has expanded its evidence-based healthcare content with the acquisition of PEMSoft, a premiere pediatric point-of-care clinical information resource.
LibLime, a division of PTFS, debuts LibLime Academic Koha 5.2 and raffles off a Nook Simple Touch at Midwinter ALA
Seattle, WA- LibLime, a division of PTFS, will raffle off a Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight Reader and debut the release of LibLime Academic Koha 5.2 at the 2013 ALA Midwinter Meeting from January 25-28 in Seattle, Washington. Conference attendees are encouraged to visit the LibLime at Booth 636 and drop off a business card to enter to win the Nook Simple Touch Reader. The drawing will be held Monday, January 28.
Gale Adds National Geographic: People, Animals, and the World to its National Geographic Virtual Library Product Line
Farmington Hills, Mich., Jan. 8, 2013 — Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, today announced the launch of National Geographic: People, Animals, and the World, a new multimedia resource in its National Geographic Virtual Library (NGVL) product line. This new resource joins National Geographic Magazine Archive, 1888-1994 and National Geographic Magazine Archive, 1995-Current (launched this past fall), bringing the total number of available NGVL resources to three.
The deadline is approaching for libraries interested in submitting entries for the first-ever LibraryAware Community Award. Submissions must be postmarked by February 1st. The LibraryAware Community Award recognizes cities and towns and their libraries, or library systems, that have demonstrated their ability to make the community aware of what the library can do for them—and have delivered on that promise. The award is given by Library Journal and underwritten by LibraryAware™, a product of the NoveList division of EBSCO Publishing.
North Bethesda, MD, January 3, 2013- The Northern Saguache County Library District, located in Saguache, Colorado, has joined the Colorado Library Consortium (CLiC) and is now live in the LibLime Koha 4.12 union catalog.