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North Bethesda, MD, April 2, 2013- LibLime announces the production release of LibLime Academic Koha 5.4.
LibLime Academic Koha 5.4 represents the innovation, ideas, and talents of many professional librarians within the Westchester Academic Library Directors Organization (WALDO) group with whom LibLime enjoys working and with who we look forward to a continued professional partnership in years to come.
As with each release of Academic Koha, all features were designed and sponsored by WALDO’s Academic Koha design committees.
Calling All Team Players – Gale and Library Media Connection Seek Nominations for the 2013 TEAMS Award
Farmington Hills, Mich., April 1, 2013 – Gale, part of Cengage Learning, and Library Media Connection magazine are calling all media specialists and educators at K-12 public and private schools in the U.S. and Canada to share their collaboration success stories and submit for the 2013 TEAMS Award – Teachers and Media Specialists Influencing Student Achievement. The TEAMS Award recognizes teacher–media specialist teams in elementary, middle and high school settings for their critical collaboration to promote learning and achievement.
One of the first schools to implement EBSCO Discovery Service tells why they chose it and what it has done for them. If you have any questions, please let me know.
For 10 years, Ask Us 24/7 has been New York State’s “virtual reference desk,” allowing users to instantly chat with a librarian for research help any time of day, from any location.
In honor of the 10th anniversary year, Ask Us 24/7 will be holding commemorative activities including a series of Facebook posts on the service’s history and a contest for users, culminating in a “birthday” celebration at the New York Library Association conference in Niagara Falls in September. You can follow the activities by “liking” Ask Us 24/7 at www.facebook.com/askus247
North Bethesda, MD, March 27, 2013- The South Sioux City Public Library, located in South Sioux City, NE, has joined the Pioneer Consortium and is now live on LibLime Koha 4.14 for all collection and patron management services.
The South Sioux City Public Library staff worked with LibLime Project Managers to migrate bibliographic, item, and patron data from their legacy ILS system. With the addition of the South Sioux City Public Library to the Pioneer Consortium, there are now over 1.5 million items and nearly 600,000 bibliographic records in the Pioneer LibLime Koha union catalog.
North Bethesda, MD, March 21, 2013- LibLime, a division of PTFS, announces that Ryan Higgins, one of the original owners of LibLime, has returned to the LibLime-PTFS team full time as a software engineer.
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Duluth, GA —March 19, 2013
Equinox Software is proud to announce that Implementation Manager Galen Charlton has been named one of 2013’s “Movers & Shakers” by Library Journal magazine. This prestigious award recognizes 50 outstanding library professionals and their commitment to excellence and innovation in the field of librarianship. More information about all of the new inductees can be viewed at http://lj.libraryjournal.com/movers2013.
The University of Nebraska Omaha is now live with OCLC WorldShare Management Services, making it the 100th institution worldwide to fully implement the new Web-based, cooperative library management and discovery services.
Who Says Spring Can’t Be COOL? Blanchester and Wornstaff Memorial Public Libraries Go Live on Evergreen
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Duluth, GA —March 18, 2013
The Blanchester and Wornstaff Memorial public libraries have gone live on Evergreen making a total of 8 library systems on the new Consortium of Ohio Libraries (COOL). More than10,000 new patrons will now be part of the COOL consortium and over 90,000 bibliographic items have been added to the combined catalog. For more information, the COOL combined catalog can be viewed online at http://www.cool-cat.org/.
Library Automation Technologies, Inc. (LAT), a leader in library automation products, is pleased to announce a new media automation system aimed to improve library staff operations in dispensing media to patrons. LAT-Stena, a new product from LAT, is designed to assist circulation staff in servicing patron’s requests for any optical media (CD, DVD, Blu-ray, Wii, PS2…etc.).