(April 24, 2017). The National Information Standards Organization announced the release of a draft version of NISO Z39.102-201x, STS: Standards Tag Suite, for public comment. STS provides a common XML format that standards developers, publishers, and distributors can use to publish and exchange full-text content and metadata of standards. It is expected that this "standard for standards" will be published in the fall as an XML document marked up in the STS standard after comments on the draft version are addressed and it is approved by NISO Voting Members and by ANSI, the American National Standards Institute.
(April 24, 2017). Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh have selected Talis Aspire to manage and deliver their online reading lists.
(April 24, 2017). Integration mellem Fælles Bibliotekssystem (FBS) og økonomi- og debitorsystemerne skal gøre det muligt at overføre fordringer fra FBS til kommunens debitor- og økonomisystem.
(April 24, 2017). Equinox announced that they have successfully migrated the Federated Library System of Bedford County to Evergreen within the PaILS SPARK Consortium.
(April 24, 2017). Springer is partnering with Federica Weblearning, which is an academic platform devoted to innovation, experimentation and the dissemination of multimedia distance learning. The collaboration allows authors and lecturers several options of preparing both a textbook and a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) on a particular topic. This initiative allows Springer to further strengthen its expertise in textbook publishing, and offer its authors and customers an enhanced pedagogical experience.
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(April 21, 2017). Total Boox, the next evolution in ebook servicesmaximizing use with unlimited simultaneous access while minimizing cost with payment based on actual readingand the Tocker Foundation, a non-profit supporting the work of small libraries in Texas, are pleased to announce the continuation of their groundbreaking pilot, which makes Total Boox's collection of nearly 100,000 quality ebooks available to 20 small and rural libraries across the state of Texas.
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(April 20, 2017). The addition of Volume III: Judaism expands Alexander Street's renowned Twentieth Century Religious Thought Library to encompass, at completion, 100,000 pages documenting the evolution of Judaism from the 1890s to the 2010s. Many of the documents have never been published before.
(April 20, 2017). Ingram Content Group announced an associate promotion in Tennessee, as well as a new associate to the company in New York.
(April 20, 2017). Open Preservation Foundation and the PDF Association announced that the new release of veraPDF is available. veraPDF 1.4 has a new GUI wizard for creating custom policy files. Significant performance optimisations have been made to the greenfield PDF parser.
(April 19, 2017). EBSCO Health, a division of EBSCO Information Services and the creator of DynaMed Plus, has entered into a licensing arrangement with Dartmouth College and the founders of the Option Grid Collaborative to advance evidence-based shared decision making. With this new collaboration, EBSCO Health will combine methodologies utilized at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice (TDI) at the Geisel School of Medicine with EBSCO Health's expertise in evidence-based medicine to develop a multitude of new patient decision aids to be distributed under the Option Grid trademark.
(April 19, 2017). Follett, in partnership with Northern Illinois University, will host a literacy conference event that features an impressive array of award-winning authors and is designed to give K-12 educators access to hands-on professional development. Titled ReadingCon: Collaborating for Literacy.
(April 19, 2017). Sistemas Lógicos Chile S.A, empresa líder de automatización de bibliotecas en el Cono Sur, tiene el agrado de anunciar la entrada en producción del sistema de futura generación Alma y la actualización de la herramienta de Descubrimiento a Primo TC, ambas de Ex Libris, en la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
(April 19, 2017). Digital preservation specialist Preservica today announced the appointment of Paul Allman to the board as CFO.
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