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Primary Source content from five new Accessible Archives databases is now available through EBSCO Discovery Service. The details are below or can be read at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/4/prweb10622233.htm. Please let me know if you have any questions.
North Bethesda, MD, April 5, 2013 – LibLime, a division of PTFS, announces the public release of LibLime Koha 4.14.
Seven librarians earned scholarships to attend the ALA Annual Meeting. The scholarships were co-sponsored by ALA and EBSCO to help the librarians continue their professional development. Please let me know if you have any questions.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Duluth, GA —April 4, 2013
Homer Public Library has gone live on Evergreen. Equinox Software provided data migration and staff training services. They will also provide ongoing technical support for the library’s Evergreen installation. Almost 45,000 bibliographic items, and more than 9500 patrons were moved to the new system. Their new online catalog can be viewed at catalog.ci.homer.ak.us
Leiden (NL) / Boston (MA) – 4 April 2013
Brill, the international scholarly publisher, is pleased to announce that JISC Collections has purchased the Brill Journal Archive Online Part 2 on behalf of the education and research community in the UK.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Duluth, GA —April 3, 2013
The Statistics Canada Library has gone live with Evergreen. Equinox Library Services Canada provided data migration and training services and will also provide system hosting and ongoing technical support services. 117,000 bibliographic items and almost 3,000 patrons were moved to the new system. Their new online catalog can be viewed at https://statcan.egcatalogue.ca
North Bethesda, MD, April 2, 2013- LibLime announces the production release of LibLime Academic Koha 5.4.
LibLime Academic Koha 5.4 represents the innovation, ideas, and talents of many professional librarians within the Westchester Academic Library Directors Organization (WALDO) group with whom LibLime enjoys working and with who we look forward to a continued professional partnership in years to come.
As with each release of Academic Koha, all features were designed and sponsored by WALDO’s Academic Koha design committees.
For 10 years, Ask Us 24/7 has been New York State’s “virtual reference desk,” allowing users to instantly chat with a librarian for research help any time of day, from any location.
In honor of the 10th anniversary year, Ask Us 24/7 will be holding commemorative activities including a series of Facebook posts on the service’s history and a contest for users, culminating in a “birthday” celebration at the New York Library Association conference in Niagara Falls in September. You can follow the activities by “liking” Ask Us 24/7 at www.facebook.com/askus247
North Bethesda, MD, March 27, 2013- The South Sioux City Public Library, located in South Sioux City, NE, has joined the Pioneer Consortium and is now live on LibLime Koha 4.14 for all collection and patron management services.
The South Sioux City Public Library staff worked with LibLime Project Managers to migrate bibliographic, item, and patron data from their legacy ILS system. With the addition of the South Sioux City Public Library to the Pioneer Consortium, there are now over 1.5 million items and nearly 600,000 bibliographic records in the Pioneer LibLime Koha union catalog.
North Bethesda, MD, March 21, 2013- LibLime, a division of PTFS, announces that Ryan Higgins, one of the original owners of LibLime, has returned to the LibLime-PTFS team full time as a software engineer.