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Relief: Help Libraries Affected by this Season's Hurricanes
Blog | 6 October 2017
Libraries across the South and Caribbean have suffered devastation as a result of the recent hurricanes. Losses vary from flooring and computers to entire story collections. These libraries serve as primary points for people to access the internet to communicate with insurance providers and loved...

Relief: Help Libraries Affected by this Season's Hurricanes

Blog| 6 October 2017

Libraries across the South and Caribbean have suffered devastation as a result of the recent hurricanes. Losses vary from flooring and computers to entire story collections. These libraries...

2017 Power of Libraries Awards Announcement

Blog| 7 September 2017

Libraries inspire us all. They are sources of knowledge and help. Every day they help change lives. SD believes in the power of libraries and we want to recognize you for the work you do every...

Behind the Scenes: A glimpse at partnered product development

Blog| 21 February 2017

Ever wanted to build your very own software? Ever wanted to plan, design, develop, and see a solution built from the ground up? Does talk of coding make your heart skip a beat?

Ok, maybe not. We understand that we might be a little dev-...

SirsiDynix 2017 Webinars: New Year, New Lineup

Blog| 14 February 2017

In 2016, our digital events team did more than 100 webinars! Our webinars taught you more about your Horizon, Symphony, and BLUEcloud solutions. Guest speakers talked about selecting and implementing an ILS, ethics in librarianship, marketing on...

BLUEcloud Visibility Update Drives Exponential Growth for HALAN Metrics

Blog| 26 January 2017

The Houston Area Library Automated Network, better known as HALAN, is a Texas consortium serving Houston and the East Central region. Back at the beginning of 2016, this eight-library consortium was one of SD’s earliest BLUEcloud Visibility...

SirsiDynix Fast Facts

Blog| 2 December 2016

Question: What’s the deal with the name SirsiDynix?
Answer: It's the result of a merger.

Question: What about the name BLUEcloud?
Answer: BLUE is an acronym. It stands for Best Library User Experience.

Comment: You guys...

Time for a DTR: BLUEcloud Visibility and Libraries Define their Relationship

Blog| 7 November 2016

It’s been almost a year now since BLUEcloud Visibility debuted on the market. There has been much excitement and change. Linked Data and Libraries are the ideal couple. They were made for each other! The past year has clearly been the start of...

Why is Linked Data Like an Aspen Grove?

Blog| 17 October 2016

Two seemingly dissimilar systems that are strikingly similar in how they thrive.

Your Tree
Your library is like a tree. No, we’re not writing bad poetry over at SirsiDynix. Bear with me.

Your library is like a tree. Or...

Expanding Library Capabilities: How Brigham Young University Uses SirsiDynix APIs and Web Services to Support Powerful Custom Applications

Case Study | 8 September 2016

Ranked among the best university libraries in the United States, the Harold B. Lee Library (HBLL) at Brigham Young University houses over 6 million items across 98 miles of shelving. Over 10,000 patrons enter the HBLL each day, from students and...

BLUEcloud Visibility: Creating New Gateways to Library Resources

Case Study | 4 August 2016

Libraries everywhere are excited about the possibilities created by the open web accessibility accomplished through BLUEcloud Visibility. Open web visibility is a revolutionary leap forward in library accessibility. With this leap understandably...

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