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Gale and Kent District Library Deliver Program to Give Residents Access to Accredited High School Diplomas

May
21

Kent District Library is the First Public Library System in the State of Michigan to Offer Career Online High School to Help Adults Earn a High School Diploma

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. and FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – May 21, 2019 – Residents in Kent County now have the opportunity to obtain their high school diploma from their local public library. Kent District Library offers Career Online High School from Gale, a Cengage company, making it the first public library system in the state of Michigan to offer qualified residents the chance to earn a free, accredited high school diploma.

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EBSCO Information Services Partners with The Carroll Center for the Blind to Advance User Research and Design

May
16

EBSCO Information Services Partners with The Carroll Center for the Blind to Advance User Research and Design
~ Partnership Leverages Center’s Expertise and Reinforces EBSCO’s Commitment to Accessibility ~

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ByWater Solutions Partners Sponsor Development in Koha 18.11 Release

May
14

ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America’s forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that the following library partners sponsored new features in Koha 18.11 Release.

Bedford Public Library
Allow skipping of patrons with valid emails for Talking Tech (Bug 19620)

Carnegie Stout Library
Create an additional column in the Batch Item Modification Tool (Bug 19490)
Add ability to void any credit (Bug 20703)

CLiC - Colorado Library Consortium
Holds - Branch Transfer Limits (Bug 7534 and 7614)

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Legislative Assembly of Nunavut Goes Live on ByWater Solutions Koha Support

May
14

ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America's forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut in Iqaluit, NU Canada, is now live on Koha!

ByWater completed the transition of the library’s 6,000 plus holdings from Insignia ILS and is providing ongoing support services to the library. The library’s customized Koha OPAC can be viewed at: https://nll.bywatersolutions.com/.

Jessica Zairo, Marketing and Outreach Coordinator recently commented on the migration:

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Nevada Supreme Court Law Library Goes Live on ByWater Solutions Koha Support

May
14

ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America’s forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that the Nevada Supreme Court Law Library, is now live on Koha! ByWater completed the transition of the library’s 73,000 plus holdings from Polaris ILS and is providing ongoing support services to the library. The library’s customized Koha OPAC can be viewed at: https://catalog.nvcourts.gov/.

Nate Curulla, CRO recently commented on the migration:

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EBSCO Information Services to Be Gold Sponsor at Annual Koha Conference

May
09

EBSCO Information Services to Be Gold Sponsor at Annual Koha Conference
~ Sponsorship and Presentation to Benefit the Open Source Community Conference in Dublin, Ireland ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — May 9, 2019 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) will be a gold sponsor at the Koha Open Source Library System Annual Conference, KohaCon19. KohaCon19 is being held in Dublin, Ireland, from May 20 – 24. This is a free conference for the Koha open source community, making sponsorships like EBSCO’s essential.

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EBSCO Information Services Names Patricia Carroll as Senior Vice President of Human Resources

May
09

EBSCO Information Services Names Patricia Carroll as Senior Vice President of Human Resources
~ Carroll Brings More Than 25 Years of Industry Experience to Global Technology Company ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — May 8, 2019 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) announces the hiring of Patricia Carroll as Senior Vice President of Human Resources (HR). Carroll brings extensive experience in HR to EBSCO and will be responsible for HR strategy on a global level.

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Santaquin City Library Goes Live on ByWater Solutions Koha Support

Apr
30

ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America’s forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that Santaquin City Library in Utah, is now live on Koha! ByWater completed the transition of the library’s 16,000 plus holdings from Follett ILS and is providing ongoing support services to the library. The library’s customized Koha OPAC can be viewed at: https://santaquin.bywatersolutions.com/.

Jessica Zairo, Marketing and Outreach Coordinator recently commented on the migration:

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ArabLit Quarterly publishes beautiful literary translations digitally

Apr
29

The first two issues of brand-new publication, ArabLit Quarterly, are now available on web, iOS and Android platforms in collaboration with digital publishing experts Exact Editions. Each subsequent issue will add value to the ever-growing digital archive, rendering it an indispensable resource for scholars, students and enthusiasts of Arab literature around the world.

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EBSCO Information Services and the American Library Association Awards Ten Librarians with Scholarships to Attend ALA Annual Conference

Apr
29

EBSCO Information Services and the American Library Association Awards Ten Librarians with Scholarships to Attend ALA Annual Conference

~ Awardees Include International Recipients from Three New EBSCO/ALA Scholarships Specifically Available to Librarians Outside the United States ~

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