LYRASIS Acquires BiblioLabs – FAQ

June 15, 2021By LYRASISProduct Spotlight

LYRASIS, a global nonprofit serving libraries, archives, museums and research communities, announces the acquisition of BiblioLabs, LLC., a Charleston, SC-based library technology firm. The acquisition will bring together two organizations on the leading edge of library software and support services. Why LYRASIS and BiblioLabs? The organizations share a mission to empower libraries with modern cultural … Read More

LYRASIS and Michigan Publishing Advance Community-owned, Publishing Ecosystem for eBook Distribution and Reading with Open-source System Integration

March 1, 2021By LYRASISProduct Spotlight

LYRASIS and Michigan Publishing announce the successful integration of the Fulcrum platform with Library Simplified/SimplyE and The Readium Foundation’s Thorium Desktop Reader.  This initiative brings together three open source reading and content delivery platforms, utilizing entirely open standards and technologies. By working together, the partners are improving discovery and access for ebooks and supporting the … Read More

EXPIRING SOON: Fall Featured Offers

November 17, 2020By LYRASISProduct Spotlight

The following fall featured offers are expiring soon:  Creekside Digital 2020 Fall Special Offer    Creekside Digital is pleased to offer LYRASIS members an additional 5% on all newspaper scans, both in print and microfilm/fiche form Projects must be quoted and confirmed as proceeding by November 30th, 2020 Please contact your member outreach representative to take advantage … Read More

Intro to Skilltype

September 17, 2020By Tony Zanders, Founder & CEO, SkilltypeLYRASIS, Product Spotlight

Skilltype was created for the library and information science community to analyze, grow, and share expertise. Last week, we announced our partnership with LYRASIS to help distribute, develop, and support Skilltype moving forward. As a new company and software platform, we get questions every day about both our product and business. In this guest post, … Read More

Press Release: CollectionSpace 6.0 is Now Available

June 2, 2020By LYRASISCollectionSpace, Press Release, Product Spotlight

Take a closer look at CollectionSpace 6.0–available now! The LYRASIS CollectionSpace team is delighted to announce the release of CollectionSpace 6.0 with exciting new features and improvements. CollectionSpace is a community-supported collections management (CMS) solution for museums and other collecting institutions, providing standards-based collections management workflows, robust tools to store and describe a wide variety … Read More

VIVO Conference 2020 announces Call for Proposals

April 23, 2020By LYRASISDuraSpace, Product Spotlight

Call for Proposals is open! The 2020 VIVO conference task force invites proposals for the eleventh annual VIVO conference to be held June 16 – 18, 2020 online. Please submit abstracts for presentations, workshops, posters, or demos before May 15, 2020. Focus topics and trends Persistent identifiers of interest in scholarship Open data sources Non-traditional … Read More

NOW AVAILABLE: DSpace 7.0 Beta 2

April 21, 2020By LYRASISProduct Spotlight

The DSpace Leadership Group, the DSpace Committers and LYRASIS are proud to announce that DSpace 7.0 Beta 2 is now available for download and testing.   Beta 2 is the second scheduled Beta release provided for community feedback and to introduce the new features of the 7.0 platform. As a Beta release, we highly advise against … Read More

Recent VIVO Sprint Focus: Capability to Add New and Enable Existing Languages

April 20, 2020By LYRASISProduct Spotlight

The most recent i18n VIVO sprint ended on Friday, April 17.https://wiki.lyrasis.org/display/VIVO/Sprint+-+i18n+Editing The team consisted of ten participants from 6 different organizations. The top-level objective of the ongoing effort is to establish a clearly-documented capability within VIVO to add new and enable existing languages such that both the static text as well as the site-specific data … Read More

VIVO 1.11.1 is Now Available!

March 16, 2020By LYRASISProduct Spotlight No Comments

VIVO 1.11.1 is a point release containing two patches to the previous 1.11.0 release: Security patch that now prevents users with self-edit privileges from editing other user profiles [1] Minor security patch to underlying puppycrawl dependency (CVE-2019-9658) [2] Upgrading from 1.11.0 to 1.11.1 should be a trivial drop-in replacement. If you are upgrading from 1.10 … Read More