November 20, 2017

News Briefs for November 1, 2016

The Claremont Colleges Library, CA, is the newest member of HathiTrust, which brings academic and research libraries together to preserve and provide digital access to the published record.

The International Monetary Fund has renewed through 2019 its partnership with ­eLibrary’s ­PubFactory, a research tool used to track global economic trends and policy.

The Library of Congress has announced the award of a five-year, $40 million contract for IT management governance support services. The Ambit Group LLC , Grant Thornton LLP, and Logistics Management Institute are a part of the multiple-award, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract.

LYRASIS, a member-based nonprofit organization serving libraries, archives, and museums, has announced a partnership with the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts, Philadelphia.

Professionshøjskolen Metropol (Metropolitan University College) and University College Capital, both of Copen­hagen, are to be the first Danish universities to implement the Ex Libris Alma library management platform.

The Statsbiblioteket (State and University Library), Denmark, is collaborating with digital preservation specialist Preservica to safeguard its unique audiovisual collections of national and local broadcast TV and radio programs, as well as digitized collections of music, speeches, commercials, and newspapers, which date back as far as 1666.

University of North Dakota president Mark Kennedy announced that the university will be allocating almost $2 million to the libraries, research, and the colleges of Engineering and Mines and of Arts and Sciences. Half of that money will be going to the Chester Fritz Library.

This article was published in Library Journal's November 1, 2016 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

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