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Red River College using Koha Klassmates
ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America's forefront provider of Koha support, is happy to announce that the more than 30 students enrolled in four classes at Red River College are using Koha through the Klassmates (http://klassmates.us) program.
Brian Rountree, MLIS, Instructor at Red River College spoke of his plans for Klassmates:
North Bethesda, MD, October 12, 2015 – The Ellsworth Correctional Facility Library has gone live on LibLime Academic Koha 4.12. The experienced Library staff at the Correctional Facility worked closely with the LibLime Project Management team to successfully migrate bibliographic, item, authority, patron and transactional data to LibLime Academic Koha from their legacy commercial system.
About Ellsworth Correctional Facility
North Bethesda, MD, October 30, 2015 – The Third Annual LibLime User’s Group Meeting will take place the week of November 9th in Washington, DC. Agenda topics will include presentations of Bibliovation, a sneak preview of the new reporting module, a cataloging seminar from customers using the new cataloging module, a preview of the integration with EBSCO’s EDS API & Index Data’s Master Key, and a discussion about 2016 development projects. The Meeting will be available to remote customers via online teleconferencing programs.
ByWater Solutions Unveils Koha Klassmates Program for Library Schools Nationwide
LibLime and WALDO Announce The Cathedral Seminary House of Formation Goes Live on LibLime Academic Koha
North Bethesda, MD, October 16, 2015 - LibLime, a division of PTFS, and WALDO (Westchester Academic Library Directors Organization) announce the Cathedral Seminary House of Formation Francis X. McDermott Library has gone live on LibLime Academic Koha 5.12. The Library will take advantage of much of the functionality offered in the application, including:
- Single screen cataloging editor with MARC21 validation and the option to embed local cataloging guidelines; with support for MARC Authority records, MARC Bibliographic records, and MARC Holdings records
North Bethesda, MD, October 2, 2015- LibLime, a Division of PTFS, has been selected by an agency within the Department of Defense as the winning vendor to implement the Bibliovation Library Services Platform to manage their bibliographic and digital technical collections. LibLime will provide implementation, data recovery and support services to the agency library. LibLime and PTFS specialists will work closely with government staff to replace their legacy commercial bibliographic cataloging system.
North Bethesda, MD, September 10, 2015 – The Treasury Library, has gone live on Bibliovation, LibLime’s new state-of-the-art Library Services Platform (LSP). The experienced Library staff at Treasury worked closely with the LibLime Project Management team to successfully migrate bibliographic, item, authority, patron and digital content to the Bibliovation LSP from their legacy commercial system.
Facet Publishing have announced the release of Nigel Ford’s textbook Introduction to Information Behaviour.
Introduction to Information Behaviour uses a combination of theory and practical context to map out what information behaviour is and what we currently know about it, before addressing how it can be better understood in the future. Nigel Ford argues that new understandings of information behaviour research may help maximise the quality and effectiveness of the way information is presented, sought, discovered, evaluated and used.
Leiden (NL) / Boston (MA) / Singapore (SG) – 24 August 2015
During the 2015 IFLA World Library and Information Congress (http://conference.ifla.org/), the IFLA/Brill Open Access Award was awarded to this year’s winner, the Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB), to acknowledge their achievements to further the distribution of high quality open access books.
North Bethesda, MD, August 21, 2015- The Hutchinson Memorial Library in Randolph, Wisconsin will soon participate in the South Central Library System (SCLS) LibLime Koha union catalog for all collection and patron management services. Hutchinson Memorial Library staff will work with the SCLS ILS Support Team members and LibLime Project Management to migrate bibliographic, item and patron data from their legacy ILS system.