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North Bethesda, MD, November 20, 2012- After using the new release of LibLime Koha 4.14 with Lucene Solr for a few weeks, South Central Library System (SCLS), based in Wisconsin, has strong positive feedback for LibLime regarding the latest iteration of the open-source software. SCLS maintains a 42-member LibLime Koha union catalog with over 832,000 bibliographic records, more than 2.3 million item records, and three circulation transactions per second during peak production.
November, 2012 — Librarians Without Borders is proud to announce Jorge Chojolán’s North American speaking tour, which includes events in Toronto, London (ON), Ottawa, Montreal, and Los Angeles . Our Guatemalan partner, Jorge, is the founder and director of the Asturias Academy, a progressive K-12 school that offers education for students from low-income and indigenous families. The speaking events will focus on education reform, leadership, indigenous issues, libraries and literacy in Guatemala and take place from Nov. 11-29, 2012.
North Bethesda, MD, November 14, 2012 – LibLime, a division of PTFS, announces the public release of LibLime Koha 4.12.
Library Skates its Way to Victory with Unique Campaign
Farmington Hills, Mich., Nov. 13, 2012 — Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, today announced that Auraria Library in Denver, Colorado is the winner of the Out-of-the-Box Marketing Contest, launched in September at R-Squared – The Risk and Reward Conference. Auraria Library will receive $5,000 from Gale to make its marketing idea a reality.
Charleston, SC – November 13, 2012 – BiblioBoard has been named the “Best New Mobile App” by the 12th Annual Charleston Advisor Reader’s Choice Awards. The Charleston Advisor, a journal that publishes critical reviews of online resources for libraries, sponsors an annual series of awards for the best and worst electronic products of interest to libraries.
Santa Fe Indian School Goes Live on Koha with ByWater Solutions
ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and the U.S.’ forefront provider of Koha (www.koha-community.org) support, announced today that the Santa Fe Indian School's Library Media Center in Santa Fe, NM. is now live on their installation of the Koha integrated library system.
Sixteen more libraries have announced that they have selected OCLC WorldShare Management Services, the first cooperative, Webscale library management services that streamline cataloging, acquisitions, circulation, license management and workflows with a powerful discovery and delivery tool for library users.
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Duluth, GA — November 12, 2012
The South Carolina SC Lends consortium continues to grow with Clarendon, Lancaster, and Lee County public libraries now live on Evergreen. Equinox Software oversaw data migration and will continue to provide hosting and technical support for all the SC Lends libraries.
North Bethesda, MD, November 8, 2012 – LibLime, a division of PTFS, announces the public release of LibLime Koha 4.14 with the Lucene Solr search engine.
LibLime Koha 4.14 represents the innovation, ideas, and talents of many professional librarians with whom LibLime enjoys working and with whom we look forward to a continued professional partnership in years to come.
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Duluth, GA — November 6, 2012
Haywood Public Library has gone live on Evergreen as part of the NC Cardinal consortium. Equinox Software over saw both data migration and staff training. ESI will also continue to provide on-going system administration and technical support for the entire consortium.