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NISO releases draft STS: Standards Tag Suite for public comment

Library Technology Reports - Mon, 2017-04-24 19:15
(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.
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Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh selects Talis Aspire to boost student experience

Library Technology Reports - Mon, 2017-04-24 19:15
(April 24, 2017). Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh have selected Talis Aspire to manage and deliver their online reading lists.
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Nyt om integration mellem FBS og kommunernes økonomi- og debitorsystemer

Library Technology Reports - Mon, 2017-04-24 19:15
(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.
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Equinox adds Bedford County to SPARK Evergreen

Library Technology Reports - Mon, 2017-04-24 19:15
(April 24, 2017). Equinox announced that they have successfully migrated the Federated Library System of Bedford County to Evergreen within the PaILS SPARK Consortium.
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MOOCs and books initiative launched by Springer and Federica Weblearning

Library Technology Reports - Mon, 2017-04-24 10:15
(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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Infused water : 75 simple and delicious recipes to keep you and your family heal

New At the Library - Sat, 2017-04-22 10:14

    ISBN: 9781510709003
    Author: Tarhuni, Dalila,


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Folded book art : 35 beautiful projects to transform your books -- create cards

New At the Library - Sat, 2017-04-22 10:14

    ISBN: 9781782494157
    Author: Youngs, Clare


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Amazing edible seeds : health-boosting and delicious recipes using nature's nutr

New At the Library - Sat, 2017-04-22 10:14

    ISBN: 9781847809254
    Author: Edgson, Vicki


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Just the essentials : how essential oils can heal your skin improve your health

New At the Library - Sat, 2017-04-22 10:14

    ISBN: 9780062448910
    Author: Grigore, Adina, 1984-


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Wolf's mouth /

New At the Library - Sat, 2017-04-22 10:14

    ISBN: 9781628962581
    Author: Smolens, John


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Total Boox and Tocker Foundation continue ebooks for rural libraries

Library Technology Reports - Sat, 2017-04-22 04:14
(April 21, 2017). Total Boox, the next evolution in ebook services—maximizing use with unlimited simultaneous access while minimizing cost with payment based on actual reading—and 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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A dog's purpose /

New At the Library - Thu, 2017-04-20 19:13

    ISBN: 9781427286864
    Author: Cameron, W. Bruce


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Alexander Street enables rich exploration of modern Judaism

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2017-04-20 19:13
(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.
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Ingram Content Group associates on the move

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2017-04-20 19:13
(April 20, 2017). Ingram Content Group announced an associate promotion in Tennessee, as well as a new associate to the company in New York.
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veraPDF 1.4 released

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2017-04-20 19:13
(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.
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EBSCO Health, Dartmouth and Option Grid Collaborative founders join forces to improve patient engagement and evidence-based shared decision making

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2017-04-19 15:58
(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.
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Follett to Host K-12 Literacy Conference June 22 in Illinois

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2017-04-19 15:58
(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.”
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La Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile entra en producción con Alma de Ex Libris y actualiza su herramienta de Descubrimiento a Primo TC

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2017-04-19 15:58
(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.
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Preservica appoints CFO to support growth as digital preservation hits corporate agenda

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2017-04-19 09:58
(April 19, 2017). Digital preservation specialist Preservica today announced the appointment of Paul Allman to the board as CFO.
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Fast and loose /

New At the Library - Wed, 2017-04-19 09:58

    ISBN: 9780399574191
    Author: Woods, Stuart


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