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Current news from the library technology industry. Includes press releases and other announcments from companies involved in the library automation industry. Compiled by Marshall Breeding, new entries added within 1 day of receipt. http://librarytechnology.org.
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Bowker and Enago partner to provide book authors high-quality English editing and translation services

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(December 17, 2017). Bowker, a ProQuest affiliate and the official ISBN Agency for the United States and its territories, has recently concluded an agreement with Enago, an internationally trusted name in author services for the global researcher community. This collaboration will benefit Bowker's customers who can now avail themselves of Enago's high-quality English editing and translation services to improve their manuscripts.
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Bowker to Supply Data for Book+Main

Thu, 2017-12-14 17:34
(December 14, 2017). Book+Main, a social media company that enables readers to engage with their favorite authors and discover new ones, is turning to Bowker to connect them with metadata to enhance their business. Bowker is a ProQuest affiliate and acts as the retail agent for ProQuest's renowned metadata.
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Equinox welcomes Jason Goodson as Sales Executive

Thu, 2017-12-14 17:34
(December 14, 2017). Equinox announced the latest addition to their expert team, Jason Goodson, as Sales Executive.
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Bill Schickling to retire after 30 years in library industry

Wed, 2017-12-13 20:33
(December 13, 2017). Following 30 years of service in the library industry as a developer, entrepreneur, and public library advocate, Bill Schickling, Innovative EVP of Business Development, has announced he will retire effective December 31, 2017.
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Gale Partners with State Library of Iowa and Iowa Academic Library Alliance to provide free access to digital resources

Wed, 2017-12-13 20:33
(December 13, 2017). The State Library of Iowa, Iowa public libraries and the Iowa Academic Library Alliance have partnered with Gale, a Cengage company and leading provider of library resources, to provide Iowa library users and college students with free access to high-quality digital resources that support learning, research, business and personal enrichment. Iowa residents can visit: www.iowalibrariesonline.org to access these resources through their public or academic library.
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RedLink introduces Consortia Dashboard

Wed, 2017-12-13 11:33
(December 13, 2017). RedLink announced the expansion of its award-winning library product line with its new Consortia Dashboard. RedLink introduced its new Consortia Dashboard at the recent Charleston Conference, extending the award-winning functionality of its Library Dashboard to consortia.
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University of Southern Queensland selects Ex Libris Alma, Primo, and Leganto

Wed, 2017-12-13 08:33
(December 13, 2017). Ex Libris announced that the University of Southern Queensland has chosen the Ex Libris Alma library services platform, the Primo discovery and delivery solution, and the Leganto course reading list solution as the university's next-generation integrated system to serve students, academic staff, and library patrons in the community. USQ selected Alma, Primo, and Leganto primarily for the return on investment that these solutions have demonstrated at customer sites around the world.
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Robert Gordon University selects Ex Libris Alma, Primo, and Leganto to produce outstanding student experience

Tue, 2017-12-12 11:32
(December 12, 2017). Ex Libris announced that Scotland's Robert Gordon University has chosen the Ex Libris Alma library services platform, Primo discovery and delivery solution, and Leganto course reading list solution. These products will be replacing RGU's legacy software from SirsiDynix, EBSCO, Talis, and Clio.
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Doncaster College adopts OpenAthens for single sign-on

Tue, 2017-12-12 11:32
(December 12, 2017). Doncaster College is the latest further education institution to adopt OpenAthens as their identity and access management solution – providing secure and consistent access to a wide range of essential academic resources and applications for the College's students and staff.
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Eileen Yoshida, BScPhm, MBA, Named Deputy Editor, Medication and Clinical Informatics for EBSCO Health

Tue, 2017-12-12 11:32
(December 12, 2017). EBSCO Health, the provider of evidence-based clinical resource tools including DynaMed Plus® and Dynamic Health™, has appointed Eileen Yoshida, BScPhm, MBA, as Deputy Editor, Medication and Clinical Informatics. Yoshida brings more than 25 years of extensive experience in clinical informatics, EHR implementation, healthcare consulting and clinical pharmacy, and is a published author and speaker on clinical decision support.
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Digital Science Portfolio companies Symplectic and Figshare offer new integration to improve institutional workflows

Tue, 2017-12-12 11:32
(December 5, 2017). Technology company Digital Science announced that two of its portfolio companies, research information management system provider Symplectic and data repository service Figshare, have launched a new integration, highlighting their continued commitment to ensuring researchers get credit for all of their academic work.
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LIBERO sparks new life into Broken Hill City Library Services across New South Wales

Mon, 2017-12-11 08:29
(December 11, 2017). LIBERO continues to dominate in New South Wales, Australia, as Broken Hill City Library chooses LIBERO as its Library Management platform.
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Huntsville-Madison County Public Library Opens New Madison Library Featuring Custom Tech Logic Sorting System Design

Fri, 2017-12-08 11:24
(December 8, 2017). In partnership with Huntsville-Madison County Public Library, Tech Logic completed the installation of a seven-bin Automated Materials Handling system ahead of schedule at the new Madison Public Library. The library selected a Tech Logic UltraSort Automated Materials Handling system featuring both internal and external drive-up "throw and go" book drops and ergonomic SmartBins. Customizations included a small, 7-degree turn to the internal drop, to accommodate an angled wall. A subtle but elegant job of trimming and positioning purpose-built steel fit the planned space perfectly.
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LIBERO wins Attorney-General's Department tender

Thu, 2017-12-07 20:23
(December 7, 2017). LIBERO has won the tender to provide the Attorney-General's Department with a single solution for a library management system.
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EBSCO Information Services and ATLA introduce New and Expanded Product Offerings

Thu, 2017-12-07 17:23
(December 7, 2017). EBSCO Information Services and the American Theological Library Association (ATLA) announce a new offering, ATLASerials PLUS, and the enhancement of their existing offering, ATLA Religion Database. Both resources are available via EBSCO's EBSCOhost platform.
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Updates to TLC's CARL Product line announced

Thu, 2017-12-07 17:23
(December 7, 2017). The Library Corporation has announced the availability of their latest ound of development for the CARL product line with the release of CARL.X v9.5.2, CARL.Connect v1.4.4, CARL.Connect Discovery v3.3.5, and CARL APIs v1.9.1.
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North American Libraries struggle to meet demand for non-English Language research materials

Thu, 2017-12-07 14:21
(December 7, 2017). Academic libraries are struggling to meet a rising demand for non-English language content, according to new survey results published by ProQuest. Rising international student enrollments and the popularity of programs that use foreign language content are increasing the importance of foreign language materials in library collections, yet more than a third of respondents say they are falling short in making these resources available to students, faculty and researchers.
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Study shows brain training available to libraries via Demco Software lowers dementia risk

Thu, 2017-12-07 14:21
(December 7, 2017). A newly published 10-year study funded by the National Institute of Health shows that brain training software offered exclusively to libraries by Demco Software reduced the risk of dementia. The online speed training exercise used in the study is now available through hundreds of public libraries, which offer free subscriptions to BrainHQ for their patrons through Demco Software's user-friendly platform.
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New insights report – identity and access management for global pharmaceutical companies

Thu, 2017-12-07 14:21
(December 7, 2017). A 2017 insights paper examining challenges and solutions around authentication andaccess in global pharmaceutical companies is now available.
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Bowker to supply data for Siteabook

Wed, 2017-12-06 14:20
(December 6, 2017). Siteabook, a social community for reading enthusiasts is turning to Bowker to connect them with metadata that will enhance their users' online experience. Bowker is a ProQuest affiliate and acts as the retail agent for ProQuest's renowned metadata.
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