Vermont Organization of Koha Automated Libraries Continues to Add Members
The Vermont Organization of Koha Automated Libraries (VOKAL), is a project of the Green Mountain Library Consortium dedicated to creating a shared catalog and Integrated Library System. The project took flight in late 2007 with the installation of 3 stand-alone Koha instances to replace the libraries' legacy Follett systems and another 4 libraries automating into Koha through 2009.
Brill, the international scholarly publisher, is pleased to announce that it has acquired all publication rights to the Foreign Law Guide. As of today, the Foreign Law Guide will be published under the prestigious Martinus Nijhoff imprint out of Brill’s Boston office.
EBSCO helps four emerging health sciences information professionals attend the MLA Annual Meeting
Birmingham, Ala. — April 30, 2012 — The Medical Library Association (MLA) has awarded grants sponsored by EBSCO to four librarians to assist with travel and conference-related expenses to attend the MLA Annual Meeting in Seattle, May 18–23, 2012. The awards of $1,000 each are presented annually to librarians who are early in their careers and currently employed in a health sciences library.
Lane Library at Ripon College Goes Live on Koha with ByWater Solutions
ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and the U.S.’ forefront provider of Koha (www.koha-community.org) support, announced today that the Lane Library at Ripon College is now live on their installation of the Koha integrated library system.
North Bethesda, MD, April 26, 2012. The Sump Memorial Library in Papillion, Nebraska has joined the Pioneer consortium in using LibLime Koha for all collection and patron management services. The Sump Memorial Library staff worked with LibLime Project Managers to migrate bibliographic, item, and patron data from their legacy Follett ILS system.
~ Modules Designed to Support Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Speech Therapists with Their Continuing Education ~
IPSWICH, Mass. — April 26, 2012 — EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has added continuing education (CE) modules to Rehabilitation Reference Center™ (RRC), an evidence-based clinical reference tool for use by rehabilitation clinicians at the point-of-care. Nineteen continuing education modules are currently included in Rehabilitation Reference Center and there are plans to increase that number over time.
~Convenient Collection Management Options and E-book Content
in Key Subject Areas Now Available~
IPSWICH, Mass. — April 26, 2012 — EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) continues its commitment to enhancing the quality of the e-book user experience while simplifying collection development with the release of 39 new e-book Subject Sets. These sets provide libraries with convenient ways to begin or expand their e-book collections with current, reputable content from leading publishers.
Los Angeles, CA – The Motion Picture Licensing Corporation (MPLC), an independent copyright licensing agency, is introducing its Umbrella License for Public Libraries to supplement any existing license to show movies. Nevada State Library and the Suffolk Cooperative Library System in New York are among the charter clients for this License, which allows libraries to show movies and other programs in a copyright compliant manner.
~ EBSCO Discovery Service™ Content Proves to be Key Factor in Decision ~
IPSWICH, Mass. — April, 24, 2012 — HeBIS-Verbund in Germany has selected EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) from EBSCO Publishing to provide fast and simple access to more content. HeBIS-Verbund created and runs the Hessian library information system (HeBIS) — an electronic information and service network of mostly academic libraries for the state of Hessen as well as parts of Rheinland Pfalz. HeBIS-Verbund represents one of the six regional library networks in Germany.