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Eight Libraries Partner to Bring Overdrive Integration to Koha
ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and provider of Koha support, announced today that eight of their library partners joined forces to bring Overdrive search integration to Koha.
The libraries collaborating on this effort include:
- Arcadia Public Library, Arcadia, CA
- Chinook Library Network, Newport, OR
- Lopez Island Library, Lopez Island, WA
The annual Serials Price Projection Report from EBSCO is advising that the overall effective publisher price increases for academic and academic/medical libraries are expected to be in the 6 to 8 percent range before currency impact. There are indications that collection budgets are increasing but librarians will still have to make difficult renewal decisions and currency exchange fluctuations may impact price.
The press release is below and can also be found online at: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014Serials/PriceProjections/prweb11164612... and on the EBSCO website at: http://www.ebscohost.com/newsroom/stories/ebsco-releases-2014-serials-pr.... The full release can be read at: http://www2.ebsco.com/en-us/InfoProfs/academic/Pages/budgetingtools.aspx
There are 15 new EBSCO eBook EBSCO eBook™ Subject Sets available in a wide range of topics, including mental health, legal and world religions. These prepackaged sets of titles are designed to help librarians start or build their e-book collections.
The press release is below and can also be found online at: http://www.prweb.com/releases/eBook/SubjSets/prweb11163101.htm and on the EBSCO website at: http://www.ebscohost.com/newsroom/stories/ebsco-adds-15-new-ebook-subjec...
North Bethesda, MD, September 25, 2013- Mancos Public Library, located in Mancos, CO is now live in the AspenCat LibLime Koha Union Catalog for all collection and patron management services.
The Mancos Public Library staff worked with LibLime Project Managers to migrate bibliographic, item, and patron data from their legacy ILS system to the LibLime Koha application. With the addition of Mancos Public Library, there are now over 746,000 items and nearly 456,000 bibliographic records in the CLiC AspenCat Union Catalog.
About Mancos County Public Library
Information Today, Inc. Releases Career Q&A: A Librarian’s Real-Life, Practical Guide to Managing a Successful Career
For Immediate Release
Contact: Rob Colding
Information Today, Inc.
(609) 654-6266, ext. 330
From Graduation to Retirement, This Book by the Authors of a Popular Library Career Site Helps Librarians Plan for, Navigate, and Cultivate Rewarding Careers
September 24, 2013, Medford, New Jersey—Information Today, Inc. (ITI) announced the publication, in print and ebook editions, of Career Q&A: A Librarian’s Real-Life, Practical Guide to Managing a Successful Career by Susanne Markgren and Tiffany Eatman Allen.
Michigan Jewish Institute Chooses ByWater Solutions’ Koha Support
ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America’s forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that Michigan Jewish Institute, of Southfield, MI is now live on their installation of the Koha integrated library system.
EBSCO Information Services and GBV in Germany Develop Partnership Creating More Options for Discovery
A new technical partnership will allow EBSCO Discovery Service to be integrated with the VuFind service from the Common Library Network in Germany (GBV). Libraries that choose GBV's VuFind solution with EDS will be able to access an expanded selection of content and be able to acquire materials from one comprehensive source.
The press release is below and can also be found online at: http://www.prweb.com/releases/EDS/GBV/prweb11153634.htm and on the EBSCO website at: http://www.ebscohost.com/newsroom/stories/ebsco-and-gbv-in-germany-devel....
North Bethesda, MD, September 19, 2013 – LibLime, a division of PTFS, announces the public release of LibLime Koha 4.16 with the Lucene Solr search engine.
LibLime Koha 4.16 represents the innovation, ideas, and talents of many professional librarians from different libraries with whom LibLime partners to enhance the application. LibLime looks forward to a continued professional partnership for years to come with these individuals and organizations.
Roseville Public Library chooses Libki Support from ByWater Solutions
ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and provider of Libki support, announced today that the Roseville Public Library in Roseville, California has chosen ByWater to support their installation of the Libki open source kiosk management system.
Roseville Public Library will be using Libki to manage their 30+ public computers.
An audiobook subscription collection geared toward adults and another geared toward children and young adults are now available from EBSCO. Audiobook Premier Collection has titles to meet research needs and provide content for leisure reading. The Audiobook Youth Collection includes primarily fiction titles. The subscription collections allow libraries to subscribe to a collection that has titles added regularly for no extra cost.
The release is below and can also be found online at: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013Audiobook/Collections/prweb11128605.htm or on the EBSCO website at: http://www.ebscohost.com/newsroom/stories/ebsco-releases-audiobook-colle...