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KidsCareEverywhere Brings the Latest
Medical Information to Developing Countries
~ Nonprofit Offers Clinical Resource PEMSoft to Resource-Poor Hospitals ~
IPSWICH, Mass. — November 7, 2013 — Health professionals in multiple impoverished countries in Asia and Africa have access to the latest evidence-based, pediatric clinical information because of innovative work being done by KidsCareEverywhere. According to a recent study in the Western Journal of Emergency Medicine, access to that information helps healthcare professionals manage care in low-income countries.
Roseman University Library Chooses ByWater Solutions’ Koha Support
ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America’s forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that the library at Roseman University of Health Sciences is now live on their installation of the Koha integrated library system.
A new collaboration between OCLC and ProQuest automates the process to keep e-book holdings from ebrary and EBL – Ebook Library up to date in WorldCat and library catalogs and offers current links to library users for easy access to those titles. The initiative builds on OCLC’s work with ProQuest’s e-book businesses to support Demand-driven Acquisition (DDA) workflow and e-book access.
North Bethesda, MD, October 31, 2013- The Valley Public Library, located in Valley, NE, has joined the Pioneer Consortium and will participate in the Pioneer LibLime union catalog for all collection and patron management services.
Based Solely on Usage Data, Simple Model Takes the Risk Out of Library e-book Purchasing
EBSCO Information Services Forms ILS Partnership with Australia’s Aurora Information Technology
~ Partnership to Make More Content Easily Accessible to Mutual Customers ~
Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a not-for-profit organization creating global licensing and content solutions that make copyright work for everyone, has announced a record royalty payment of $188.7 million to rightsholders in FY’13, an increase of more than 5% over the $179.4 million paid the previous year. During the last ten years, CCC has distributed $1.4 billion to rightsholders.
First Three Catamount Libraries Go Live on ByWater Solutions’ Koha Support
ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America’s forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that Brooks Memorial, Springfield Town and Waterbury Public Libraries of the Catamount Library Network, a consortium sponsored and administered by the Vermont Department of Libraries, are now live on their installation of the Koha integrated library system.
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Duluth, GA —October 24, 2013
Equinox Software is proud to announce that PaILS Spark consortium is officially live with an Equinox hosted Evergreen Installation. Equinox oversaw
data migration and upgraded PaILS to Evergreen version 2.4. Equinox also provided staff training for new features available on the upgraded Evergreen
version and will provide account management and technical support services to the PaILS consortium.
Gale Virtual Reference Library Continues to Grow with the Addition of Nearly 200 New eBooks from Encyclopaedia Britannica
Farmington Hills, Mich., October 23, 2013 — Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, today announced the addition of nearly 200 new children’s reference titles from revered publisher, Encyclopaedia Britannica, to its Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) ebook platform. GVRL delivers reference content and series non-fiction from more than 100 publishers to all types of libraries.