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EBSCO Publishing Expands Language Support for EBSCO Discovery Service™ and EBSCOhost®

~ Moving Beyond Unicode Compliance and Continuing Development Improves the
Searchability of Non-Roman Characters from Journals and Other Metadata ~

New Service from EBSCO Publishing Allows Libraries to Use EBSCOhost® as the Front End of Their Online Catalog

~Let EBSCO “host” Your Catalog—EBSCO Publishing Now Enhancing the User Experience of Online Catalogs by using EBSCOhost® Search Functionality~

IPSWICH, Mass. — January 7, 2011 — EBSCO Publishing is leveraging its expertise in loading and enriching data along with the popularity of the EBSCOhost® interface to enable public libraries to use EBSCOhost as the front end of their online catalogs. Loading catalog records on EBSCOhost® allows public libraries to provide public library patrons with a better user experience using the features and functionality of EBSCOhost.

Sage Library System of Eastern Oregon Goes Live with Evergreen

Norcross, GA —January 7, 2011

Sage Library System of Eastern Oregon has gone live with Evergreen as their next generation ILS. Equinox Software, Inc oversaw the installation and migration of data from their previous system.
Sage Library System of Eastern Oregon consists of 63 public and school libraries. The University of Eastern Oregon library is also a member and the university provides hosting services for the consortium.

MacArthur Foundation funds ‘Reference Extract’ to draw on librarians’ expertise and add credibility to Web search experience

DUBLIN, Ohio, January 6, 2011—The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has awarded $350,000 to fund researchers and developers from OCLC, the information schools of Syracuse University and the University of Washington and Zepheira LLC to continue work creating a more credible Web search experience based on the unique expertise, services and input from librarians worldwide.

Boston College Releases iPhone App Powered By LogiXML

Boston College Libraries Is One of the First in the Nation to Serve Students with a Mobile App

EBSCO Discovery Service™ to Add Metadata from JSTOR

~Academic Journals and Other Scholarly Content on JSTOR Will be Searchable for EDS Customers~

IPSWICH, Mass. — January 5, 2011 — EBSCO Publishing and JSTOR have come to an agreement to load metadata from the more than 1000 academic journals on JSTOR to EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS). The addition of JSTOR metadata to the EDS Base Index extends the search experience and further enhances the quality of metadata available to EDS customers.

ByWater Solutions Welcomes Jared Camins-Esakov as Lead Support Specialist

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ByWater Solutions Welcomes Jared Camins-Esakov as Lead Support Specialist

LogiXML Releases New Library Data Reporting Technology for Academic Librarians;

New Product Will Free University Libraries to Create Budgets That Reflect Patron Needs

LibLime CEO Sent as Panelist at RMG's 21st Annual Presidents ‘ Seminar: the View from the Top

Bethesda, MD – January 3, 2011 –The LibLime Division is sending CEO John Yokley to serve as a panelist at RMG's 21st Annual Presidents ‘ Seminar: the View from the Top, Friday, January 7, in San Diego at the American Library Association’s Annual Midwinter Meeting.

RMG Consultants is an information technology consulting firm specializing in team-based IT procurements and IT Strategic Planning for libraries and Higher Education institutions.

LibLime CEO to Participate in Library Journal's ILS Roundtable

Bethesda, MD - December 30, 2010 – The LibLime Division of PTFS is proud to announce that CEO John Yokley has been asked to participate in the Library Journal’s ILS Roundtable, Saturday January 8th, at the American Library Association’s Annual Midwinter Meeting in San Diego, California.

According to the Library Journal, the roundtable discussion will feature several of the biggest names in the ILS field talking about the future of the ILS and the ILS industry