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    March 30th, 2020LISWire aggregatorUncategorized

    ByWater Solutions, America’s forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced today that Jackson Memorial Library of Tenants Harbor, Maine is now live on Koha! ByWater completed the transition of the libraries' 15,000 plus holdings from the LibLime and is providing ongoing support services to the library.

    The libraries' customized Koha OPAC's can be viewed at https://jml.bywatersolutions.com/.

    Nate Curulla, Owner and CRO of ByWater Solutions recently commented on the Migration.

    We are thrilled to have the Jackson Memorial migrate to the Koha Community. We love seeing the growing presence of Koha expand across the US.

    About Jackson Memorial Library
    Jackson Memorial Library serves the St. George community by providing information, materials, services, and programs to families and individuals of all ages for their education, enrichment, and personal enjoyment. The Library provides a welcoming and comfortable public space for social interaction, civic engagement, and quiet study.

    Read more at https://www.jacksonmemoriallibrary.org/history

    About ByWater Solutions
    ByWater Solutions is a full service, high-quality Open Source support and implementation company dedicated to providing libraries with a lower cost, more advanced level of support for their systems than a traditional proprietary solution can offer. ByWater Solutions has a proven track record in the first-rate implementation and support services with library systems of all sizes for the Koha ILS, Aspen Discovery, Folio LSP, Coral ERM, and Libki PC Management.

    Our highly ranked, comprehensive support is what sets our company apart from any other vendor in the industry. Partnering with ByWater Solutions not only lowers the cost of implementation and maintenance of OSS but more importantly empowers libraries by giving them the flexibility and freedom they deserve. For more information please visit https://bywatersolutions.com.

    About Koha
    Koha is the first open-source Integrated Library System (ILS). In use worldwide, its development is steered by a growing community of libraries collaborating to achieve their technology goals. Koha’s impressive feature set continues to evolve and expand to meet the needs of its user base. It includes modules for circulation, cataloging, acquisitions, serials, reserves, patron management, branch relationships, and more.

    Koha’s OPAC, circulation, management, and self-checkout interfaces are all based on standards-compliant World Wide Web technologies, HTML5, CSS and Javascript, making Koha a truly platform-independent solution. Koha is distributed under the open-source General Public License (GPL). For more information about Koha, please visit http://koha-community.org.

    For More Information
    Jessica Zairo
    Marketing & Outreach Coordinator
    ByWater Solutions
    bywatersolutions.com
    Phone:(888)900-8944

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    March 30th, 2020LISWire aggregatorUncategorized

    History enthusiasts, students and professionals alike can now dive into the past at the click of a button with a digital subscription to the complete archive of BBC World Histories Magazine, available across web, iOS and Android devices. Individuals and institutions will gain immediate access to an archive of back issues, accessible from wherever they are in the world.

    Essential reading for the internationally curious reader, BBC World Histories gives a fresh perspective on how the past has influenced today’s events, exploring the context that had forged today’s global, political and economic landscape.

    The complete archive comprises 21 issues and will grow in size and value with each monthly issue published. The Exact Editions platform not only presents the issues in an intuitive stacking interface, but offers comprehensive search functionalities that ensure seamless navigation to specific articles or issues.

    BBC World Histories is available in the Exact Editions individual and institutional shops here:

    Individuals: https://shop.exacteditions.com/bbc-world-histories

    Institutions: https://institutions.exacteditions.com/bbc-world-histories

    Mark Summerton, Publisher of Apps & Digital Editions at Immediate Media, said: “The new digital edition will greatly widen the institutional potential of the magazine. It joins several other BBC titles on the Exact Editions platform and I’m sure it will enjoy the same success in both the individual and institutional market.”

    Managing Director of Exact Editions, Daryl Rayner, commented: “The new archive is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in world history. It casts an eye over today’s events whilst keeping one foot in the past; such retrospective analysis is greatly important for historical studies today.”

    About BBC World Histories:

    Published by Immediate Media, BBC World Histories Magazine is a monthly magazine that forms part of the ‘History Extra’ group along with BBC History Magazine & BBC History Revealed. Each issue of the magazine explores the history behind the headlines, explain the fascinating and complex backstories that accompany today’s global news stories.

    About Exact Editions:

    Exact Editions is a digital publishing company based in London. It is a team of producers, developers and designers that turns periodicals with archives into dynamic, user-friendly digital editions. Exact Editions specialises in digitising content and selling subscriptions across web, iOS and Android platforms, for individuals and institutions.

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    March 26th, 2020LISWire aggregatorUncategorized

    London, 23rd March 2020

    Individual and institutional subscribers can now access a growing archive of digital issues of Tes. Available cross-platform on web, iOS and Android devices, the new digital resource is essential weekly reading for all those in the education sector.

    Beginning life as a pull-out supplement in The Times newspaper over 100 years ago, the weekly magazine has delivered in-depth features on pedagogy and education research for the past decade. Tes is an education business that supports teachers, school staff and schools to succeed in every aspect of their teaching life and the magazine’s contents aims to provide readers with the best practice, pedagogical tips and real-life experiences in their work as inspirational educators.

    The new archive comprises back issues from the start of 2020 onwards and will grow with each new issue published. Individual and institutional subscribers will benefit from an intuitive digital interface and advanced search functionalities that extend across all devices.

    Tes is available in the Exact Editions individual and institutional shops here:

    Individuals: https://shop.exacteditions.com/tes

    Institutions: https://institutions.exacteditions.com/tes

    Head of Operations Greg Frost said: “It’s brilliant to be able to offer a cutting-edge digital edition of the magazine. The archive will grow in size and depth as the weeks pass, allowing readers to delve into an ever-expanding back catalogue of past articles and features at the click of a button.”

    Managing Director of Exact Editions, Daryl Rayner, commented: “We’re delighted to have Tes on board. The magazine’s crucial content surrounding education will be of immense value to institutions all over the world.”

    About Tes:

    Tes editorial has been the voice of teachers and education since it started life as a supplement in The Times newspaper over 100 years ago. For the past decade, they have been delivering in-depth features on pedagogy and education research in the weekly Tes magazine. In addition, hundreds of thousands of teachers and school leaders from across the world visit tes.com/news for daily updates on education news and peer-to peer discussion and debate.

    About Exact Editions:

    Exact Editions is a digital publishing company based in London. It is a team of producers, developers and designers that turns periodicals with archives into dynamic, user-friendly digital editions. Exact Editions specialises in digitising content and selling subscriptions across web, iOS and Android platforms, for individuals and institutions.

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    March 23rd, 2020LISWire aggregatorUncategorized

    ByWater Solutions, America’s forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced today that Schreiner University of Kerrville, Texas is now live on Koha! ByWater completed the transition of the libraries' 108,000 plus holdings from the Voyager ILS and is providing ongoing support services to the library.

    The libraries' customized Koha OPAC's can be viewed at https://schreiner.bywatersolutions.com/.

    About the Logan Library Schreiner University
    The William M. Logan Library supports undergraduate to graduate-level teaching and learning by developing student-focused resources, services, and environments that support all disciplines of study and life-long educational development.

    Read more at http://library.schreiner.edu/about

    About ByWater Solutions
    ByWater Solutions is a full service, high-quality Open Source support and implementation company dedicated to providing libraries with a lower cost, more advanced level of support for their systems than a traditional proprietary solution can offer. ByWater Solutions has a proven track record in the first-rate implementation and support services with library systems of all sizes for the Koha ILS, Aspen Discovery, Folio LSP, Coral ERM, and Libki PC Management.

    Our highly ranked, comprehensive support is what sets our company apart from any other vendor in the industry. Partnering with ByWater Solutions not only lowers the cost of implementation and maintenance of OSS but more importantly empowers libraries by giving them the flexibility and freedom they deserve. For more information please visit https://bywatersolutions.com.

    About Koha
    Koha is the first open-source Integrated Library System (ILS). In use worldwide, its development is steered by a growing community of libraries collaborating to achieve their technology goals. Koha’s impressive feature set continues to evolve and expand to meet the needs of its user base. It includes modules for circulation, cataloging, acquisitions, serials, reserves, patron management, branch relationships, and more.

    Koha’s OPAC, circulation, management, and self-checkout interfaces are all based on standards-compliant World Wide Web technologies, HTML5, CSS and Javascript, making Koha a truly platform-independent solution. Koha is distributed under the open-source General Public License (GPL). For more information about Koha, please visit http://koha-community.org.

    For More Information
    Jessica Zairo
    Marketing & Outreach Coordinator
    ByWater Solutions
    bywatersolutions.com
    Phone:(888)900-8944

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    March 23rd, 2020LISWire aggregatorUncategorized

    Duluth, Ga., March 23, 2020: Equinox Open Library Initiative is honored to announce that Lisa Carlucci will be joining Equinox as Executive Director beginning April 6, 2020.

    Equinox was founded in 2007 by the original developers and designers of the Evergreen ILS, one of the first open source integrated library systems available. In 2016 it became a non-profit with a mission to advance open source technologies through on-going involvement in the open source community. As part of furthering its non-profit mission, Equinox is pleased to welcome Lisa Carlucci.

    Lisa Carlucci brings to Equinox two decades of library, technology, and management experience, including managing library systems and services and leading the development of innovative information and educational technologies. Carlucci is currently the Executive Director at Library Connection, Inc., in Windsor, Connecticut, and was previously the Director of Dissemination and Implementation at the Center for Social Innovation (C4 Innovations) in Needham, Massachusetts. She was also a librarian and project manager at Yale University, library systems administrator at Southern Connecticut State University, and training and curriculum developer at OCLC. She is the founder of Design Think Do consulting and a speaker and writer on library innovation. A graduate of Syracuse University, Carlucci was recognized by Library Journal as a “Mover and Shaker” and was named an Emerging Leader by the American Library Association.

    “I am excited to join the Equinox team and work together to expand the reach of sustainable open source solutions,” said Lisa Carlucci. “Equinox Open Library Initiative is committed to advancing innovation and empowering all libraries to meet the evolving needs of their communities. I look forward to bringing my energy, experience, and enthusiasm to this important work.”

    To learn more about Equinox Open Library Initiative as well as our ongoing collaborations with libraries and the open source community please visit https://www.equinoxinitiative.org/.

    About Equinox Open Library Initiative
    Equinox Open Library Initiative Inc. is a nonprofit company engaging in literary, charitable, and educational endeavors serving cultural and knowledge institutions. As the successor to Equinox Software, Inc., the Initiative carries forward a decade of service and experience with Evergreen and other open source library software. At Equinox OLI we help you empower your library with open source technologies. To learn more, please visit https://www.equinoxinitiative.org/.

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