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EBSCO Information Services Announces Submissions Open for the 2020 EBSCO Solar Grant

Jan
24

EBSCO Information Services Announces Submissions Open for the 2020 EBSCO Solar Grant
~ Three $100,000 Grants Available for Libraries Looking to Go Green ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — January 24, 2020 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is soliciting grant applications to give libraries the opportunity to “go green” by funding solar installations through the 2020 EBSCO Solar grant program. As part of the EBSCO Solar initiative, EBSCO will be making three $100,000 grants available to applicants from libraries around the world.

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Submissions for the 2020 John Cotton Dana Award Are Now Open

Jan
24

Submissions for the 2020 John Cotton Dana Award Are Now Open
~ Eight Winners to Receive $10,000 in Development Awards ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — January 24, 2020 — The American Library Association (ALA) is now accepting submissions for the 2020 John Cotton Dana Award (JCD). The John Cotton Dana Award is one of the most prestigious awards given to libraries and honors outstanding library public relations. Eight $10,000 awards will be provided by the H.W. Wilson Foundation in 2020.

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Gale Launches Second Installment of Women’s Studies Archive Series

Jan
23

Brings Women’s Voices to the Forefront, Exploring the Evolution of Feminism Beyond Women’s Suffrage

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EBSCO Information Services Awards Five Scholarships for Librarians to Attend the 2020 ALA Midwinter Meeting

Jan
14

EBSCO Information Services Awards Five Scholarships for Librarians to Attend the 2020 ALA Midwinter Meeting
~ Annual Scholarship Pays for the Travel Expenses of Librarians Attending National Conference ~

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Missouri Evergreen Consortium partners with Equinox Open Library Initiative

Nov
22

Duluth, Ga., November 22, 2019: Equinox is pleased to announce its collaboration with the Missouri Evergreen Consortium in providing hosting and support for its Evergreen instance.

The Missouri Evergreen Consortium supports 598,254 patrons. The migration included a total of 1,253,332 bibliographic records. Services provided by Equinox included implementation and data services in addition to support, hosting, training and auxiliary services.

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Gale Delivers Vital Insights into Library Activity with Gale Engage Launch

Nov
12

Provides Public Libraries with a 360-Degree View of Library Activity, Centralizing Data, Enabling More Efficient Outreach and Engagement

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Submissions Now Open for the 2020 SEE-IT™ Award from EBSCO Information Services and the Children’s Book Council

Nov
06

Submissions Now Open for the 2020 SEE-IT™ Award from EBSCO Information Services and the Children’s Book Council
~ Annual Award Recognizes Author and Illustrator
Excellence in Youth Graphic Novels ~

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Equinox migrates Wayne and Pike County Libraries to the PaILS/SPARK Consortium

Oct
22

Duluth, Ga., October 22, 2019: Equinox is pleased to welcome Wayne and Pike County Libraries to Evergreen with their successful migrations to the Pennsylvania Integrated Library System (PaILS) SPARK Consortium.

Wayne and Pike County Libraries’ move will support 37,059 patrons. The migration included a total of 118,987 bibliographic records. Services provided by Equinox included project management and Evergreen software configuration. Data extraction and bibliographic deduplication were completed as part of their migration encompassing item, patron, and transaction records.

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Equinox migrates Eastern Cluster of Lutheran Seminaries to Koha

Oct
18

Duluth, Ga., October 14, 2019: Equinox is pleased to announce the successful migration of the Eastern Cluster of Lutheran Seminaries to Koha, the first open source Integrated Library System to be used worldwide.

Their migration involved 318,801 bibliographic records and 2,929 patrons at the university. Equinox provided authority control and data services in addition to Koha support, hosting, and implementation. Remote training for Koha was also provided as part of the migration by Equinox.

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