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SOPAC Integration

Nov
05

YourLibrarySite(TM) Now Offers SOPAC Integration.

The library website development team at YourLibrarySite.com (a website development initiative offered by CraftySpace, LLC) is currently integrating Social OPAC functionality with the Palos Verdes Library District's website (PVLD.org). YourLibrarySite is using John Blyberg's SOPAC2 Drupal module to integrate PVLD's ILS with their website. This integration empowers library patrons to review, tag and rate biblio records without leaving PVLD's website, and to view the content created by other patrons.

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Stanford University Libraries and SirsiDynix Partner for Original Script Access

Nov
05

Partnership Results in Ground-breaking Support for Chinese, Japanese and Korean Character Sets

PROVO, UT, October 31, 2008 – Stanford University and SirsiDynix, the global leader in strategic technology solutions for libraries, today officially announced the completion of a project that allows searching and display of the library’s Chinese, Japanese, and Korean holdings in the original scripts. In a previous related project, functionality for searching, sorting, and displaying was made available for Arabic and Hebrew scripts.

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County of Los Angeles Public Library Wins “Best Application of Technology” Award

Nov
05

Symphony Implementation Brings Accolades for Significant Quality and Productivity Improvements

PROVO, UT, October 28, 2008 – Last Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008, the County of Los Angeles Public Library system received the “Best Application of Technology” award due to their implementation and use of SirsiDynix Symphony®, a full-featured integrated library solution that helps libraries succeed in serving their patrons.

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Labette Community College in Kansas Chooses Koha

Nov
04

ATHENS, OH--November 4, 2008-- LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries, and the Labette Community College in Kansas, announced today that the Library has selected a Koha ZOOM hosted solution for their next integrated library system.

The Labette Community College collection will be hosted off site at one of LibLime's secure data centers. The Library has also contracted with LibLime for data migration of their 22,500 bibliographic records, support, and training on their Koha system.

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Integrated Technology Group Adds 10 New Clients, Three New Account Managers and a New Product Line in the Third Quarter

Nov
04

Norcross, Ga. – The Integrated Technology Group (ITG), a division of Vernon Library Supplies, Inc., announces 10 new clients, three new hires and a new product line in the third quarter of 2008. The company also attended the Ohio Library Conference Sept. 12 and the 2008 Annual Illinois Library Association Conference Sept. 23-26.

New Products

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Susan Buchanan Joins LibLime as VP, Library Partners

Oct
29

ATHENS, OH--October 29, 2008--LibLime, the leader in open-source solutions for libraries, announced today that Susan Buchanan has joined LibLime as Vice President, Library Partners.

In her role at LibLime, Buchanan will work with libraries to identify long-term software strategies and open-source solutions to meet their needs.

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Data CD of LISTen BlogWorld Episodes Now Available

Oct
26

Erie Looking Productions is proud to announce that a compact disc is available for purchase through on-disk.com of LISTen's coverage of BlogWorldExpo 2008. The disc contains remastered recordings of the three episodes at very high quality in Ogg Vorbis format. The disc is intended for library collections and for archiving. Archival concerns drove the decision to use the Ogg Vorbis format as it is an open standard.

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Inaugural Reference Renaissance Conference Creates Buzz

Oct
23

Aurora, Colo., October 22, 2008 — By all measures, the Reference Renaissance: Current and Future Trends conference, held in Denver (CO) this past August, was an unparalleled success. Nearly 500 attendees from five countries and 41 U.S. states participated in two days of thought-provoking, inspiring and practical presentations and workshops focused on established, emerging and merging areas of reference service. Conference presentations now are available, and a print collection of proceedings is scheduled to be published in 2009. Plans even now are underway for a 2010 conference.

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