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DuraSpace invites the community to nominate the next Board-Member-at-Large

Library Technology Reports - 6 hours 35 min ago
(October 3, 2017). We invite anyone in our community, DuraSpace members or non-members, to nominate an individual who you believe would be a good representative for the community to serve as the DuraSpace Board-Member-at-Large. All nominees must be from DuraSpace member organizations (see full list here) and Board-Member-at-Large candidates should be at the senior management level at their organizations, having fiscal and staffing responsibility. And of course, they will, in your judgment, be able to bring the commitment, creativity, and dedication that the role calls for. Self-nominations are welcome and you may submit more than one nomination.
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Innovative enhances productivity through efficient workflows with Mobile Worklists Release 2.6

Library Technology Reports - 6 hours 35 min ago
(October 3, 2017). Innovative Interfaces, a leading provider of library automation software that empowers libraries globally, has launched Mobile Worklists Release 2.6 to enhance library staff workflows through more efficient navigation and processes. This release includes the ability to quickly swipe between Item Detail screens and view copy number information on each Item Detail screen. Mobile Worklists, a two-time Modern Library Awards winner, is Innovative's native iOS app for library staff that makes material handling and management tasks easier and more efficient.
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Yewno expands to 6 countries. Università Cattolica in Milan selects Yewno Discover research application

Library Technology Reports - 6 hours 35 min ago
(October 2, 2017). Yewno announced that Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan, Italy has selected the Yewno Discover research application to support the interdisciplinary and explorative search needs of its faculty and students. University libraries that have adopted Yewno now span six countries, including the US, UK, Switzerland, Germany, Canada and now Italy.
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VuFind 4.1 released

Library Technology Reports - 6 hours 35 min ago
(October 2, 2017). Version 4.1 of the VuFind Open Source discovery software has just been released. This release builds upon the recent 4.0 release with several significant new features.
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WGBH Awarded Grant by Institute of Museum and Library Services for Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellowship

Library Technology Reports - 6 hours 35 min ago
(October 2, 2017). WGBH Educational Foundation is pleased to announce that the Institute of Museum and Library Services has awarded WGBH a $229,772 Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program grant to launch the Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellowship. The fellowship will fund 10 graduate students from across the United States to digitize at-risk audiovisual materials at public media organizations near their universities. The digitized content will ultimately be incorporated into the American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB), a collaboration between Boston public media station WGBH and the Library of Congress working to digitize and preserve thousands of broadcasts and previously inaccessible programs from public radio and public television's more than 60-year legacy.
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ProQuest Dissertations now discoverable in Google Scholar

Library Technology Reports - 6 hours 35 min ago
(October 2, 2017). ProQuest and Google are expanding their collaboration by indexing almost half a million full text dissertations from the ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global database, the leading source of emerging research from the world's great universities. Google Scholar users can now seamlessly discover and access this set of full text dissertations in their libraries' subscription collections. The user experience is improved and libraries benefit from increased usage for their content investment.
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Copyright Clearance Center's Subsidiary RightsDirect Partners with Meteo Inc. to add more than one million Japanese medical articles to RightFind

Library Technology Reports - 6 hours 35 min ago
(October 2, 2017). RightsDirect, a subsidiary of Copyright Clearance Center announced they are partnering with Meteo, a leading provider of Japanese medical information. Using RightFind and RightsLink offerings available through CCC and RightsDirect, Meteo will expand global sales of its articles and help increase the company's brand awareness for content aggregation to the worldwide market.
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OCLC's CONTENTdm now supports IIIF Presentation API to promote wider access to digital content

Library Technology Reports - 6 hours 35 min ago
(October 2, 2017). OCLC now supports IIIF Image and Presentation APIs in its CONTENTdm digital collection management software, ensuring that its member libraries and institutions can share and present millions of digital images across a variety of applications and platforms. CONTENTdm, currently used by more than 2,500 institutions worldwide, was recently redesigned to create a new end-user experience for any device. The redesign supports the IIIF Image API, which provides a common mechanism for manipulating digital images for display and download. The IIIF Presentation API, which makes it possible to present image metadata and navigate through complex digital objects, is now the second API added to CONTENTdm. The International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF), driven by a thriving community of libraries, museums, software firms, scholars and technologists working with digital images and digital image repositories, provides a community-driven set of shared API specifications for interoperable functionality in digital image repositories.
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Follett Book Fairs Launch This Week

Library Technology Reports - 6 hours 35 min ago
(October 2, 2017). Follett announced it is entering the school book fair market, a highly anticipated launch that will see the company maximize its existing partnerships with thousands of publishers to offer a vast selection of books for early education, elementary and middle school students. The Follett Book Fairs launch begins for the 2017-18 school year on a regional basis, and then will expand throughout the country the following year. Librarians familiar with Follett have been eager to get their schools signed up.
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Submissions open for the American Library Association's Midwinter Scholarship sponsored by EBSCO Information Services

Library Technology Reports - 6 hours 35 min ago
(September 26, 2017). Submissions are open for the 2018 EBSCO Midwinter Meeting Scholarship. EBSCO provides up to $1,500 to defray the costs of travel and other expenses to the American Library Association's Midwinter Meeting, held in Denver, February 9-16.  
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Pride and prejudice and mistletoe /

New At the Library - Wed, 2017-10-18 23:30

    ISBN: 9781250164827
    Author: De la Cruz, Melissa, 1971-


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Deep freeze /

New At the Library - Wed, 2017-10-18 23:30

    ISBN: 9780399176067
    Author: Sandford, John, 1944 February 23-


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Origin : a novel /

New At the Library - Wed, 2017-10-18 23:30

    ISBN: 9780739319291
    Author: Brown, Dan, 1964-


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Merry and bright : a novel /

New At the Library - Wed, 2017-10-18 23:30

    ISBN: 9780525491736
    Author: Macomber, Debbie


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Deep freeze /

New At the Library - Wed, 2017-10-18 23:30

    ISBN: 9780525497349
    Author: Sandford, John, 1944 February 23-


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Fairytale : a novel /

New At the Library - Wed, 2017-10-18 23:30

    ISBN: 9781101884072
    Author: Steel, Danielle


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The walking dead. Volume 28 A certain doom /

New At the Library - Wed, 2017-10-18 23:30

    ISBN: 9781534302440
    Author: Kirkman, Robert


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The rules of magic /

New At the Library - Wed, 2017-10-18 23:30

    ISBN: 9781501137495
    Author: Hoffman, Alice


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The walking dead. Volume 27 The whisperer war /

New At the Library - Wed, 2017-10-18 23:30

    ISBN: 9781534300521
    Author: Kirkman, Robert


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The walking dead. Volume 26 Call to Arms /

New At the Library - Wed, 2017-10-18 23:30

    ISBN: 9781632159175
    Author: Kirkman, Robert


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