December 1, 2021

Recorded Books and SirsiDynix Announce eResource Central Integration for Audiobooks

Yesterday, SirsiDynix announced a partnership to integrate eResource Central with 3M Cloud Library. 10 days ago an integration deal with OverDrive. Plus partnership deals to integrate Project Gutenberg,  Open Library, EBSCO, Baker & Taylor,  Oxford University Press and others. Today, it’s a deal to integrate audiobooks. From SirsiDynix: SirsiDynix and Recorded Books today announced a […]

More Than 7,200 Libraries Now Using Baker and Taylor’s Collection HQ, 100+ New Customers Added During 2012

From Today’s Announcement: Today, collectionHQ announced it has secured 106 subscriptions from public library systems since January 2012. That means collectionHQ now manages over 200 million items and 800 million circulations in more than 7,200 library branches worldwide. Having won more than 60% of the U.K. public library market, collectionHQ was introduced in the U.S. […]

OCLC and Gale Expand Partnership, All Gale Database Will Be Discoverable via WorldCat Local

From an OCLC News Release: OCLC and Gale, part of Cengage Learning have agreed to make all Gale databases and archives fully discoverable through WorldCat Local. [Clip] OCLC and Gale have been offering access to some of Gale’s most popular databases to mutual subscribers through the WorldCat Local discovery and delivery service. This new agreement […]

eBooks: New Partnership Will See 3M Cloud Library Integrated Into SirsiDynix eResource Central

From Today’s Announcement: SirsiDynix and 3M today announced their intent to integrate the 3M Cloud Library content into eResource Central, currently scheduled for release in Q1 of 2013. [Clip] For library users, eResource Central provides simple access to library resources, including ebooks and ejournals, via a single user interface. eResource Central will include full support […]

New Article: “The State of Large-Publisher Bundles in 2012”

The following article (pre-publication version) is scheduled to appear in the Spring 2013 issue of Research Library Issues published by ARL, CNI, and SPARC. Title The State of Large-Publisher Bundles in 2012 (Prepub Version) Authors Karla L. Strieb Associate Director for Collections, Technical Services and Scholarly Communications, Ohio State University Libraries Julia C. Blixrud Assistant […]

Ingram Adds New Ebook Lending Model to MyiLibrary e-Content Platform

From an Ingram Announcement: Ingram Content Group today announced it has added a new content access model to its MyiLibrary e-content platform to provide libraries greater flexibility in e-book lending. [Clip] MyiLibrary’s newest model, its Access Model, enables libraries to purchase a set of access credits for an e-book and lend it simultaneously to multiple […]

Company News Roundup: Items from Credo, OverDrive, Boopsie, 3M, SkyRiver, Syndetic Solutions, and Ex Libris

1. OverDrive Announces Streaming Video and Audio Services for Libraries and Schools 2. Credo Helps Students Learn Critical Information Skills with Two New Literati Solutions 3. 3M Cloud Library Now Available with One Click Through the Boopsie Native Mobile App 4. SkyRiver Joins LC’s BIBCO Program 5. Syndetic Solutions Will Add Facebook Access and New […]

Expanding Database: Thomson Reuters Plans to Add 10,000 New Books to Book Citation Index During 2013

Thomson Reuters first launched Book Citation Index during October, 2011. Now, Today’s Index Expansion News: Through partnerships with top publishers such as Elsevier, Johns Hopkins University Press and the University of Chicago Press. These publishers, among others, will greatly enhance available content in the Index by adding 10,000 books in 2013, increasing the total to […]