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Blog | 9 April 2015

Buying a new LSP for your library is hard work. Vendors vie for your attention, every staff member wants different things, and you want to spend city or university funds in the right place. How can you make sure the next step you take is the...

Blog | 7 April 2015

It's not an election year, but it seems that for several states, fundraising is in the headlines—both for candidates and libraries. Every president seeks to leave a lasting impression that reveals their legacy long after their tenure in office is...

Blog | 2 April 2015

From March 30 to April 1, hundreds of SirsiDynix customers came together in Portland to share advice, make friends, and get the latest news on BLUEcloud products. Here are some of the highlights of the trip.

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Blog | 1 April 2015

One of the most hotly contested issues in the library world right now is open access, and the debate over whether or not it is a good thing for research continues to rage on.

In general, a lot of librarians tend to be supportive of the...

Blog | 26 March 2015

At SirsiDynix, our goal is to empower libraries and the communities they serve. Most of the time we meet this goal by creating powerful library software and providing unparalleled services to our customers. Other times, we’re given...

Blog | 24 March 2015

In Texas, they like to do everything bigger - and now, the same can be said for their public libraries. There's been a lot of discussion in communities about what to do with the...

Blog | 20 March 2015

The following rules are adapted from the webinar The Top 7 Ways to Protect Patron Privacy, by library consultant and writer Jason Griffey

The...

Blog | 12 March 2015

Just a few more weeks until COSUGI: it’s time to sit down and plan the sessions you’ll attend.

Don’t know where to start? We’ve put together possible schedules that might interest a variety of librarians. Find the role that applies to you...

Blog | 11 March 2015

Online search capabilities have come a long way since the early days of the Internet. Simply typing in a few words into Google Chrome can immediately deliver myriad results on the right side of users' screens within seconds. Online information...

Blog | 11 March 2015

Just a few more weeks until COSUGI: it’s time to sit down and plan the sessions you’ll attend.

Don’t know where to start? We’ve put together possible schedules that might interest a variety of librarians. Find the role that applies to you,...

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