July 25, 2014

At COSUGI, SirsiDynix Touts New Cloud-Based System

Bill Davison, CEO of SirsiDynix

SIrsiDynix, one of the largest ILS companies, is poised to roll out a new system later this year that the company says will integrate its product lines in a cloud architecture.

Various aspects of the BLUEcloud Suite (BCS) have been discussed previously, and some products that it comprises–such as Enterprise, BookMyne, and Social Library–are already on the market. But, at the Cosugi conference held in Salt Lake City March 14-16, BCS was announced as a re-engineered technology stack and holistic brand that company officials say will become the architecture upon which the company will build its products in the future.

ReadersFirst, Vendors Search for a New Lending Model

On a late rainy Monday afternoon at the end of the American Library Association’s Midwinter meeting, 39 leading librarians and library vendors gathered for about 90 minutes around a horseshoe-arrangement of tables on the fourth floor of the Seattle Public Library to discuss how to create a new lending experience. The group came together at [...]

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 [...]

With SirsiDynix Announcements, ILS Vendors Move Closer to Ebook Integration

With SirsiDynix Announcements, ILS Vendors Move Closer to Ebook Integration

With a flurry of partnership announcements pending before ALA Midwinter in Seattle, SirsiDynix is within weeks of the official launch of eResource Central (eRC).The electronic resource management system promises to make ebooks and other digital content from multiple vendors seamlessly available through its Symphony and Horizon ILS systems via the SirsiDynix Enterprise and Portfolio discovery tools.

EBSCO Focuses on Discovery and Partnerships

EBSCO Focuses on Discovery and Partnerships

In recent months, EBSCO Publishing has been deepening and extending partnerships with major vendors of library management systems around the world so that it can remain focused on what it considers a core competency—discovery. To that end, the company is planning in 2013 to implement ILS integrations (first announced in June 2012) with OCLC, SirsiDynix, [...]

EBSCO Announces New Partnerships, Collections

EBSCO Announces New Partnerships, Collections

EBSCO Publishing last week announced new or expanded partnership agreements with OCLC, SirsiDynix, and Innovative Interfaces that will enhance discovery and offer easier access to many databases, e-journals and other content.

ALA Midwinter 2012 Tech Highlights: iPad Kiosks, Social Integration, Freading, and More

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At the 2012 American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter Meeting, held January 20-24 in Dallas, LJ was on the exhibit floor taking a look at library tech companies’ latest wares. Here are a few of the highlights.