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2013-06-21 23:20:24

Illinois Heartland Library System migrates 427 libraries to Polaris ILS. Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 Polaris Library Systems, a trusted provider of technology solutions that help public, private and academic librarians serve their communities, has implemented the largest automation consortium in North America. Illinois Heartland Library System (IHLS) selected the Polaris Library System as its new automation system in June of 2012; accounting for 427 libraries that cover 28,141...

2013-06-19 23:14:50

British Library, Queens Public Library Among Those Implementing Platform to Improve Library Patron Media Experience Charleston, SC (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 After providing the first demos for librarians at ALA in January and officially launching in late March, BiblioBoard is being quickly being adopted by academic, public and K-12 libraries across the globe. Early adopters of the technology include academic and research libraries such as the British Library, University of Pittsburgh, and Wake...

2013-06-18 08:28:46

Serials Solutions' flexible Summon API provides unlimited customization options SEATTLE, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Yale University selected the Summon discovery service from Serials Solutions(®), a ProQuest(®) business, to improve access to its distinctive collection, including 15 million volumes and information in all media. Yale University Library, the most recent of six Ivy League schools to adopt the Summon service, determined ease of customization, integrity of...

2013-06-12 16:23:39

Discover PLUS, the Practising Law Institute's new eBook library, will receive the 2013 New Product of the Year award at the AALL Annual Meeting in July NEW YORK, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), the nation's oldest organization for law librarians and related professionals, has awarded its 2013 New Product of the Year Award to continuing legal education provider and publisher Practising Law Institute (PLI) for the company's new...

2013-06-06 23:32:39

Mosio's multi-channel support software enables librarians to respond efficiently to web chats, text messages and emails through a single, web-based dashboard. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 Mosio, an award-winning mobile software company providing web-based messaging solutions for businesses and organizations, has changed the name of its Text a Librarian service to Mosio for Libraries. The change highlights Mosio´s newly expanded platform which enables librarians to seamlessly...

2013-05-30 08:21:15

WASHINGTON, May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Registration starts now for a shared summer reading program that will reach military families in all branches around the globe. Readers of all ages can have fun exploring a world of book choices around the theme "Have Book, Will Travel." Most library programs will run eight weeks with open enrollment during the summer. Activities will range by location and include everything from "The Amazing Race" scavenger hunts to postcard projects to...

2013-05-20 23:04:05

Members of the Association of Independent Information Professionals who exemplify the “Right Stuff” skills and attitudes of the solo info pro will share the secrets of their success at the Special Libraries Association 2013 Annual Conference in San Diego, California. Baton Rouge, LA (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 At a time when libraries and research centers are being stretched thin, downsized, or eliminated, many librarians and information specialists are seizing the opportunity to set...

2013-04-25 16:25:58

CHICAGO, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Library Association (ALA) has selected six books as finalists for the 2013 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction, awarded for the previous year's best fiction and nonfiction books written for adult readers and published in the U.S. Along with a medal presentation at ALA's annual conference in Chicago, on June 30, each winning author will receive $5,000 and the four finalists will each receive $1,500....

2013-04-25 12:25:42

- Addition helps libraries manage and compare ebook and print holdings - CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- collectionHQ, the leading collection performance improvement solution that helps libraries better manage their collections, today announced that many of its popular, evidence-based tools available for print and A/V titles are now available for ebooks as well. The addition of these tools, called the ebook module, means that for the first time, librarians can easily...

2013-04-23 08:40:24

Grade 5 and 6 students will use devices to digitally preserve their schools' pasts TORONTO, April 23, 2013 /CNW/ - EMC Canada today announced the donation of 184 BlackBerry® PlayBook(TM) tablets to 23 elementary schools in the Toronto District School Board's West Region family of schools. Grade 5 and 6 students, guided by teachers and librarians, will use the tablets to create multimedia projects based on their schools' histories. "Technology has the ability to empower both...