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Skip Prichard, an experienced senior executive in the information services market, has been named the next OCLC President and CEO.
Leiden (NL) / Boston (MA) – 17 May 2013
Brill, the international scholarly publisher, has signed an agreement with the National Translation Centre of Tunisia in Tunis for the Arabic translation of the second edition of the renowned Encyclopaedia of Islam. The agreement was ratified by Tunisia’s Minister of Culture, Dr. Mehdi Mabrouk.
North Bethesda, MD, May 16, 2013- LibLime, a division of PTFS, announces that the Nigeria Natural Medicine Development Agency (NNMDA) in Lagos, Nigeria is now live on LibLime Koha 4.14.
Data-Planet™ and EBSCO Provide Mutual Customers with Access to Statistical Data via EBSCO Discovery Service™
Statistical data from Data-Planet is now available through EBSCO Discovery Service following an agreement between EBSCO and Data-Planet. The release can also be found at: http://www.prweb.com/releases/Data-Planet/EDS/prweb10739128.htm.
Lincoln College of Technology Chooses ByWater Solutions' Koha Support
ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America’s forefront provider of Koha support, announced today that Lincoln College of Technology of Cincinnati, Ohio is now live on their installation of the Koha integrated library system.
Twenty-seven libraries throughout Australia and New Zealand are part of the more than 2,500 libraries, archives, museums and other cultural heritage institutions around the world using OCLC’s CONTENTdm Digital Collection Management Software to manage their digital collections and make them available on the Web. Of the 27 libraries, 25 are part of the CONTENTdm software “quick start” program, which makes each Te Puna member, Amlib, VDX or OCLC WorldShare Management Services user eligible for its own CONTENTdm license hosted in the OCLC Sydney Data Center at no additional cost.
North Bethesda, MD, May 9, 2013- The Haxtun Public Library, located in Haxtun, Colorado, has joined the Colorado Library Consortium (CLiC) and is scheduled to go live on the AspenCat LibLime Koha union catalog.
EBSCO has introduced Civil War Primary Source Documents from the New-York Historical Society. The American Civil War collection is comprised of original manuscripts of letters, diaries, administrative records, photographs, illustrations and artifacts from both the North and the South.
WorldCat, the most comprehensive online database of resources available through libraries around the world, has reached another major milestone with the addition of its 2 billionth holding.
Partnership between EBSCO and BioOne Online Journals Adds Scholarly Biological, Ecological and Environment Sciences Articles to EBSCO Discovery Service™
Articles from BioOne Online Journals will be searchable through EBSCO Discovery Service, giving EDS users access to BioOne's high-impact bioscience research journals. The release is below and can also be found here: http://www.prweb.com/releases/BioOne/EDS/prweb10707353.htm.