CILEA provides its users with the management expectations of automation systems for libraries (LMS – Library Management System) or the necessary assistance for their use. The service operates from early 80s and is aimed at individual libraries that library systems. In particular, initiatives are being promoted “consortium” involving the implementation of an automation system (pole) used by multiple agencies.
How does your current system compare to a modern client/server library system? If you can’t check off the following functions, you need to consider changing systems.
Serials Solutions 360 E-Resource Access & Management Services Offer New Japanese-Language Enhancements
Serials Solutions is pleased to announce new Japanese-language enhancements for the Serials Solutions 360 services. These developments feature improve search results through enabling alternate kanji character matching in Japanese-language title searches, added support for many new databases unique to the Asia-Pacific region, and Japanese-language localization for the New Serials Solutions 360 Search federated search service.
3M Library Systems has introduced significant enhancements to its RFID (radio frequency identification) systems that help improve the performance, ease of use, and aesthetics of the technology for library applications, at the American Library Association’s annual conference and exhibition at the Washington Convention Center.
India’s Panjab University Library Taps 3M for Turnkey Conversion to RFID Circulation Management and Security
3M Library Systems has been awarded a turnkey project that will provide radio frequency identification (RFID) systems for circulation and inventory management and security at the Panjab University Library in Chandigarh, the capital of the Punjab region in northwest India.
In a time where an economic downturn and concerns about climate change are influencing decisions, many libraries are looking for ways to save money and to reduce their impact on the environment. This report provides detailed information about the operating systems, software, and approaches used by three libraries and one academic institution that have implemented open source public workstations.
Ex Libris Group is pleased to announce that the National Academic Library Information System (NALIS) in Bulgaria has chosen a number of Ex Libris solutions to form a unified backbone and gateway to the library
Bibliomation, located in Middlebury Connecticut, has selected Evergreen as their next-generation integrated library system (ILS). Equinox Software, the Evergreen Experts, will provide data migration, software configuration, and post-migration technical support.
2009 may be remembered as the year in which gaming became just like any other service in libraries, with librarians implementing gaming initiatives that look very much like those we already offer for books, movies, music, and computers for as varied an audience as other library services are offered. As gaming in libraries has become more of a mainstream service, rather than a curious exception, anecdotal evidence has appeared on mailing lists, in newspaper articles, in conference presentations, and on blog posts, and general themes have begun to emerge.