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Bethesda, MD – July 19, 2011 – The Trinity Lutheran College of Everett, WA has selected LibLime as their vendor of choice to implement and support LibLime Koha, as their next generation, open source, Integrated Library System (ILS). The Trinity Lutheran College Library Director, Seong-heon Lee, was formerly at the Chicago Theological Seminary where he became familiar with LibLime Koha functionality, as well as the quality of service provided by Liblime.
Centenary College Goes Live on Koha with ByWater Solutions
ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and official Koha support company, announced today that Centenary College of Hackettstown, NJ. is now live on their installation of the Koha integrated library system.
The Taylor Memorial Library's Koha installation went live in late May, and ByWater Solutions will be providing ongoing support and hosting services for them.
OCLC releases new membership research report: Seeking Synchronicity: Revelations and Recommendations for Virtual Reference
DUBLIN, Ohio, USA, July 18, 2011—A ground-breaking membership report from OCLC Research suggests that by transforming virtual reference (VR) service encounters into relationship-building opportunities, librarians can better leverage the positive feelings people have for libraries. This is critically important in a crowded online space where the biggest players often don’t have the unique experience and specific strengths offered by librarians.
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Ruth Dukelow, MCLS Associate Director
NCIP DEVELOPMENT UNDERWAY FOR MICHIGAN EVERGREEN & MELCAT
MCLS Retains LTC to Develop Open-Source NCIP Component for Evergreen
Credo Reference, OCLC announce new agreement to bring WorldCat content to Credo General Reference service
DUBLIN, Ohio, July 14, 2011—OCLC and Credo Reference are pleased to announce they have signed an agreement to integrate the WorldCat Search API into the Credo General Reference service, their flagship content application. With this new agreement, OCLC member libraries that subscribe to the Credo General Reference service will be able to retrieve a list of books from WorldCat related to the topic of their Credo Reference search.
ByWater Solutions Welcomes Joy Nelson as Migration Support Specialist
ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and official Koha support company is proud to welcome Joy Nelson as their Migration Support Specialist. Joy will be working with the rest of the ByWater migration team on the implementation of new customer installations.
~ EBSCO Discovery Service™ is Selected For Its User-Friendly and Intuitive Interface ~
IPSWICH, Mass. — July 12, 2011 — Nanyang Technological University, an internationally known, research-intensive institution in Singapore, has selected EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) from EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) to enable users to discover all of the library’s content from a single search box.
LibLime Announces New Features in LibLime Academic Koha
“By Academic Librarians for Academic Librarians”
DALLAS, TX, July 11 – Amigos Library Services will present a one day online conference, Digital Preservation: What’s Now, What’s Next on August 12. The conference will cover a variety of topics including digital preservation of email and e-books as well as preservation of audio and video.
Cyber Tools for Living the Good Life: Librarian Irene E. McDermott's New Book Offers “Cradle to Grave” Support for Using Free, Quality Online Resources to Grow Richer, Smarter, Healthier, and Happier
July 11, 2011, Medford, NJ—Information Today, Inc. (ITI) announced the publication of The Internet Book of Life: Use the Web to Grow Richer, Smarter, Healthier, and Happier, by reference librarian and author Irene E. McDermott, in simultaneous print and ebook editions and with online support provided via the author’s blog at http://imcdermott.wordpress.com/.