Librarians have always taught patrons how to use the tools that serve their information needs. We had to explain card catalogs, vertical … [Continue Reading]
Library Systems Landscape 2015: Managing Multiplicity SirsiDynix Adds to Community Funded Services Suite Ex Libris Launches Developer … [Continue Reading]
Spring has arrived. Despite seasons of budget cutbacks, education leaders are spending again. In the last several months, two separate … [Continue Reading]
By The Digital Shift on July 2, 2015
Every American Library Association (ALA) conference produces a bumper crop of news from the companies that serve libraryland, as each tends to time its biggest debuts to the event, and this year was no exception. Here’s an assortment of what we learned on the exhibit floor. Did we miss your news? Please add it in the comments!
By Daryl Grabarek on July 2, 2015
Travel around the world to see how people live in Mongolia, Guatemala, Yemen, and the United States in an app from Tinybop.
ProQuest Ebook Central Enters Beta, University Libraries in Five Countries Testing New Service, Features
By Gary Price on June 24, 2015
From Today’s PQ Announcement: ProQuest Ebook Central integrates key elements from both ebrary and EBL – Ebook Library, along with all-new functionality, eliminating the complexities surrounding ebooks and delivering a superior experience for end-users and librarians. [Clip] Beta users include libraries at Oxford University, University of Michigan, Fordham Law Library and University of Wollongong. The beta release also includes […]
By Daryl Grabarek on June 24, 2015
Through interactive activities users will have an opportunity to explore a museum designed by Frank Gehry and consider some of the decisions an architect makes about shape, color, pattern, and light as they design their own buildings.