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OverDrive adds Chief Sales and Marketing Officer to lead continued expansion in K-12 market

Library Technology Reports - Sat, 2017-07-29 04:31
(July 26, 2017). As OverDrive brings its leading digital reading platform to more K-12 schools in the United States and beyond, the digital distributor announced that it has hired an education-industry veteran. Adam Eberle, will serve as OverDrive's Chief Sales and Marketing Officer. Eberle will accelerate OverDrive's global expansion and help direct the company's overall strategy and strategic partnerships.
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Four new publishers to join Ingram Publisher Services' Distribution Network

Library Technology Reports - Sat, 2017-07-29 04:31
(July 26, 2017). Ingram Publisher Services LLC announces the addition of new publisher clients to their distribution network including: Calexia Press, Hodder Education, and New South Books, effective July 1. Ingram also is adding Callaway Arts & Entertainment, for which distribution begins on August 5.
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Four new publishers to join Ingram Publisher Services' Distribution Network

Library Technology Reports - Sat, 2017-07-29 04:31
(July 26, 2017). Ingram Publisher Services LLC announces the addition of new publisher clients to their distribution network including: Calexia Press, Hodder Education, and New South Books, effective July 1. Ingram also is adding Callaway Arts & Entertainment, for which distribution begins on August 5.
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Southampton Solent University selects Talis Aspire to enhance student experience and library workflows

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2017-07-27 16:31
(July 27, 2017). Following a formal tendering process, Southampton Solent University has selected Talis Aspire to manage and deliver its online reading lists, replacing an existing Refworksbased solution.
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Insurance Veteran Paul Barber to Lead EBSCO Industries' Business, Personal and Employee Benefits Insurance Practice

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2017-07-27 16:31
(July 27, 2017). S.S. Nesbitt & Co. Inc., a Southeastern insurance agency and division of EBSCO Industries Inc. (EBSCO), announced today it has appointed insurance veteran Paul Barber as president.
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Chicago Public Schools selects Follett Aspen For Its new student information system

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2017-07-27 16:31
(July 27, 2017). Following a lengthy search process, Chicago Public Schools has selected Follett Aspen for its new student information system. CPS intends to transition to Aspen in 2019.
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Ingram Content Group associates on the move

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2017-07-27 16:31
(July 27, 2017). Ingram Content Group today announced associate promotions and new associates to the company.
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Bland County Public Library chooses TLC

Library Technology Reports - Thu, 2017-07-27 16:31
(July 27, 2017). The Library Corporation is pleased to announce that land County Public Library has chosen the Library.Solution integrated library system to provide premier automation services for its staff and patrons. Bland County joins the TLC family of more than 4,500 libraries worldwide.
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The good living guide to country skills : wisdom for growing your own food rais

New At the Library - Thu, 2017-07-27 16:30

    ISBN: 9781680991338
    Author: Gehring, Abigail R.


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Paradise valley /

New At the Library - Thu, 2017-07-27 16:30

    ISBN: 9781466851993
    Author: Box, C. J.


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Fake News, Information Literacy and Teaching College Students by TTW Contributor Troy Swanson

Tame the Web - Wed, 2017-07-26 18:02

Is expertise no longer relevant? What is the difference between expertise and authority? How do we introduce students to these ideas within a world where fake news is prevalent? These are some of questions answered by Bill Badke in my interview with him on the Circulating Ideas podcast.

This interview is available at: Circulating Ideas episode 113: William Badke.

William Badke is Associate Librarian at Trinity Western University, Canada, with responsibility for information resources and research training at the Associated Canadian Theological Schools. He is author of numerous articles and the widely used textbook, Research Strategies: Finding your Way through the Information Fog 6th edition.

This interview is part of a series I am doing on fake news & information literacy. My previous interviews can be found here:

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Troy A. Swanson is Department Chair and Teaching & Learning Librarian at Moraine Valley Community College. He is the co-editor of the recent book from ACRL, Not Just Where to Click: Teaching Students How to Think About Information. You can follow him on Twitter at @t_swanson.

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Collared /

New At the Library - Wed, 2017-07-26 07:30

    ISBN: 9781427285874
    Author: Rosenfelt, David


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Two nights : a novel /

New At the Library - Wed, 2017-07-26 07:30

    ISBN: 9780804147880
    Author: Reichs, Kathy


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House of spies /

New At the Library - Wed, 2017-07-26 07:30

    ISBN: 9780062354419
    Author: Silva, Daniel, 1960-


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iCast Hebrew Audiobooks teams with Overdrive to offer audiobooks to schools, public libraries, and higher education institutions worldwide

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2017-07-26 04:30
(July 25, 2017). iCast Hebrew Audiobooks today announced that more than 700 titles out of their catalogue of 1,200 audiobook titles are now available to public libraries, schools and higher education institutions worldwide through OverDrive's leading eBook and audiobook lending platform. Within the next few months, iCast Hebrew Audiobooks will make their full catalogue available through OverDrive. The Hebrew audiobooks collection is the first one available to schools and public libraries worldwide, and contains the best of Hebrew literature for every age and taste.
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VitalSource and Macmillan Learning team up to provide enhanced digital solutions

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2017-07-26 04:30
(July 25, 2017). Macmillan Learning, a premier educational content and digital solutions company, and VitalSource Technologies, the world leader in building, enhancing and delivering digital course materials, announced a new collaboration to provide students with greater access and an improved learning experience with Macmillan Learning's digital products.
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RedLink launches new release of Remarq

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2017-07-26 04:30
(July 25, 2017). RedLink announcee the latest release of Remarq which includes robust collaboration components and supports author and editorial updates as well as publisher and editor administration and analytics.
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San Diego State University provides expansive access to consortial resources, powered by Innovative resource sharing technology

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2017-07-26 04:30
(July 25, 2017). Innovative Interfaces announced that San Diego State University Library and Information Access (SDSU) has committed to using Innovative Resource Sharing, the consortial borrowing system of choice for member libraries in the San Diego Circuit.
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Equinox adds Granville County Library to their Evergreen Sequoia platform

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2017-07-26 04:30
(July 25, 2017). Equinox announced that Granville County Library System successfully migrated to Evergreen within the NC Cardinal Consortium on May 18, 2017.
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Equinox adds Bangor Public Library to SPARK Evergreen

Library Technology Reports - Wed, 2017-07-26 04:30
(July 25, 2017). Equinox announced that they have successfully migrated the Bangor Public Library to Evergreen within the PaILS SPARK Consortium.
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