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EBSCO Information Services Announces 2018 EBSCO Solar Grant Winners

Jun
22

~ Grants Provide Three $100,000 Grants for Libraries to Install Solar Arrays ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — June 22, 2018 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) has announced its three 2018 EBSCO Solar Grant Winners. Red Feather Lakes Community Library in Red Feather Lakes, Colorado; Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, West Virginia; and the University of the West Indies in Mona, Jamaica, will each receive $100,000 to pay for the installation of a solar array. The grants offset the cost of installing solar panels and allow libraries to reduce their electricity expenditures.

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University of Alabama Teams Up With EBSCO Information Services as an EBSCO FOLIO Beta Partner

Jun
22

~ University to Leverage FOLIO Library Services Platform to Help Build Out
the Open Source Platform and Contribute to the FOLIO Community ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — June 22, 2018 — The University of Alabama has agreed to be an EBSCO FOLIO Beta Partner. University librarians and developers and EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) will partner together to establish FOLIO hosting and services in The University of Alabama Libraries, while also optimizing the FOLIO platform for future colleges and universities looking to adopt an open source library services platform (LSP).

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Equinox Adds Emmaus Public Library to the PaILS SPARK Consortium

Jun
20

Duluth, Ga., June 20, 2018: Equinox is pleased to announce the successful migration of Emmaus Public Library to Evergreen within the Pennsylvania Integrated Library System, (PaILS) SPARK Consortium.

The migration added 80,109 bibliographic records and 13,585 patrons to PaILS SPARK. Equinox provided project management and configuration services in addition to data extraction and bibliographic deduplication including patron and circulation records. Remote and onsite training were also provided by Equinox.

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Equinox transitions Branch District Library to Evergreen Sequoia Hosted Environment

Jun
19

Duluth, Ga., June 19, 2018: Equinox is pleased to announce the successful transition of Branch District Library to their Evergreen Sequoia hosted environment.

The migration encompassed 192,000 bibliographic records and 20,000 patrons to their instance of Evergreen Sequoia. The project also included hosting, support, and auxiliary services provided by Equinox in addition to project management and software configuration. Data extraction and transfer were also completed by Equinox.

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LibLime, a division of PTFS, to exhibit at ALA 2018 Annual Conference and Exhibition in New Orleans, LA.

Jun
19

North Bethesda, MD, June 19, 2018 - LibLime, a division of PTFS, will be exhibiting at the ALA 2018 Conference in New Orleans, LA. from June 22th through June 25th. All conference attendees are encouraged to visit LibLime at Booth # 650 see the latest library-sponsored functional additions to Bibliovation 6.0, our latest Library Services Platform (LSP) offering.

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EBSCO Information Services and Modern Language Association Create Full-Text Version of MLA International Bibliography

Jun
19

~ MLA International Bibliography with Full Text is Definitive Resource for Scholarly Articles and Books on Modern Languages, Literature, Linguistics & Folklore ~

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Gale Introduces New Digital Archive on Amateur Newspapers From the 19th Century

Jun
12

The Largest Digital Archive of Amateur Newspapers in the U.S. Written by Young Adults, Deemed the Social Media of the Era

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EBSCO Information Services and the Five Colleges Consortium Announce EBSCO FOLIO Beta Partnership

Jun
05

~ Consortium to Test FOLIO Services for Colleges and Universities of Various Sizes and Multiple Hosting and Service Support Needs ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — June 5, 2018 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) and the Five Colleges Consortium have agreed to an EBSCO FOLIO Beta Partnership. The consortium includes Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, Smith College and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. These institutions will leverage the FOLIO Library Services Platform in a variety of institutional scenarios.

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