April 19, 2014

Two Ivies Adopt New Discovery Services

Academic libraries at two New England-based Ivy League schools—the Lillian Goldman Law Library at Yale Law School, New Haven, CT; and Brown University, Providence, RI—have adopted new discovery services, according to separate announcements. Innovate Interfaces (III) announced that Yale’s law library has gone live with III’s Encore Synergy 4.1, in which it is integrating articles […]

California Updates Library Privacy Laws to Include Electronic Records

California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Tuesday a measure that will modernize the state’s library privacy laws. The bill, SB445 sponsored by Senator Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto), updates circulation of records laws in order to keep confidential electronic as well as written patron use information and borrowing records. The information cannot be disclosed by […]

Charlotte's Brown Among Finalists for Seattle Post

The Seattle Public Library board of trustees has named three finalists for the position of city librarian: Charles M. Brown, director of Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, Charlotte, N.C. Nancy Ledeboer, director of Pima County Public Library, Tucson, Ariz. Marcellus Turner, executive director, Jefferson County Public Library, Lakewood, Colo. The board is scheduled to meet May 5 […]