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OCLC and Ingram help libraries manage e-book collections more efficiently

OCLC is working with Ingram, one of the world’s largest distributors of physical and digital content, to set and maintain holdings for e-books in WorldCat automatically, saving library staff valuable time and effort.

EBSCO Continues to Reinforce Dedication to Discovery Innovation; Hires Three Industry Leaders to Address Discovery Needs of Libraries

EBSCO Continues to Reinforce Dedication to Discovery Innovation; Hires Three Industry Leaders to Address Discovery Needs of Libraries
~ EBSCO announces the hiring of Neil Block, Gar Sydnor and Tamir Borensztajn to Further Impact Library Collection Usage and Overall Value through Discovery ~

BHM Regional Library Live on Evergreen joins NC Cardinal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Duluth, GA —April 7, 2014

The BHM Regional Library System has gone live on Evergreen as part of the NC Cardinal consortium. Equinox Software oversaw data migration and staff training and will continue to provide hosting and technical support for the entire NC Cardinal consortium.

The BHM Regional Library System consists of eight libraries in Beaufort, Hyde, and Martin counties. Over 87,000 bibliographic records and 14,000 patrons were migrated to the new system.

Santa Monica College Library partners with Backstage to preserve and provide access to eight decades of history

Contact:

Kat Kamp
Backstage Library Works
801.356.1852
news@bslw.com
www.bslw.com

BETHLEHEM, Pa., April 4, 2014 – Santa Monica College Library and Backstage Library Works have joined forces to microfilm and digitize more than 14,000 pages of the college’s student newspaper. The digital images will be hosted by the California Digital Newspaper Collection (CDNC), an online, text-searchable repository of digitized California newspapers that includes political, business and social history from 1846 to the present. Santa Monica will be the first community college to participate in this historic project.

EBSCO Information Services and Boopsie Launch Partnership

Boopsie, Inc. and EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) have announced a partnership establishing Boopsie as an official Mobile Technology Partner. Boopsie will now be able to provide a more seamless research workflow within the Boopsie platform for the thousands of databases, e-books and journals available from EBSCO.

Saugeen Library Consortium Now Live on Equinox Hosted Koha Environment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Duluth, GA —April 2, 2014

Saugeen Library System has officially gone live with their Koha installation, hosted and supported by Equinox. The previously independently-maintained consortium will now have their data hosted at Equinox’s Canadian data centre and receive system administration and support services from Equinox.

LibLime to Exhibit at Computers in Libraries

North Bethesda, MD, April 2, 2014- LibLime, a division of PTFS, will be exhibiting at the upcoming Computers in Libraries scheduled for April 7-9 in Washington, D.C.

LibLime will be presenting the new cataloging editor which will be released as part of Academic Koha.5.8 this summer. The editor includes many improvements over its predecessor, including:

• site-controlled custom templates for cataloging all types of material
• flexible, programmable MARC validity checking
• side-by-side record view and edit
• support for MARC Bibliographic, Authority, and Holdings records

NetAdvance and OCLC to add Japanese-language content to WorldCat

OCLC and NetAdvance are working together to add metadata from the JapanKnowledge and JK Books collections to WorldCat, the world’s most comprehensive online catalog of library resources, increasing discovery and access to these rich Japanese-language resources.

Marvin Memorial Library Live on Evergreen joins COOL

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Duluth, GA —March 27, 2014

Marvin Memorial Library has gone live on Evergreen as part of the Consortium of Ohio Libraries (COOL). They are the 11th library system to join the consortium. Equinox Software oversaw the data migration and will continue to provide system hosting and technical support to the entire COOL consortium.

American Society for Indexing Appoints New Book Series Editor ASI Immediate Past-President Pilar Wyman to Helm ASI Books, an Expanding Program of How-To Guides and Handbooks for the Professional Indexing, Abstracting, and Taxonomy Communities

Tempe, AZ—March 24, 2014. The American Society for Indexing (ASI) has announced the appointment of Pilar Wyman, the immediate Past‐President of ASI, as editor of the association’s professional book series effective May 1, 2014. Long‐time series editor Enid L. Zafran will consign the role to Wyman during a ceremony at the start of the annual ASI conference being held this year in Charleston, SC.