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NoveList and TLC Expand Relationship to Include ILS Integration into NoveList Select

IPSWICH, Mass. — June 11, 2013 — NoveList, a division of EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is announcing a new seamless ILS integration with NoveList Select, its catalog enrichment resource. NoveList Select content is now displayed alongside library data in TLC’s (The Library Corporation) LS2 PAC. This latest announcement exhibits NoveList’s commitment to work with major vendors and systems so catalog users will find information where they need it, when they need it.

LS2 PAC Product Owner Dianne Coan explains the benefit of this integration for patrons. “The modern design of our LS2 PAC married with the rich data from NoveList equals a superior user experience for our librarians’ patrons. Our users not only find what they’re looking for quickly, but they can also explore the seamless display of reviews, series information and recommended authors and titles.”

NoveList Select enables libraries to add rich reader-focused features including: reading recommendations, series information, events, reviews and book jackets to enrich their catalog and make it a tool for readers to discover great books. NoveList Select works with many major vendors and systems to ensure the content is seamlessly integrated into a library’s catalog. For customers that already have LS2 PAC and NoveList Select, the connection is very easy and no extra charge.

Vice President of NoveList, Duncan Smith, says working with TLC these last 10 years has helped more libraries reach their readers. “Our goal is to put expert reading recommendations and other expanded content into the place where it is most visible to library patrons and now libraries with LS2 PAC as their catalog solution can easily integrate the rich content of NoveList Select into their most frequently consulted resourcethe catalog.”

A list of ILS systems that NoveList Select is already integrated with is available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/novelist/our-products/novelist-select-ils.

About EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is the leading provider of resources for libraries including EBSCONET®, EBSCO’s total e-resource management system, and EBSCOhost®, the world’s premier for-fee online research service, including full-text databases, subject indexes, point-of-care medical reference, historical digital archives and e-books.  EBSCO provides more than 375 research databases and more than 400,000 e-books plus subscription management services for 355,000 e-journals and e-journal packages. Through a library of tens of thousands of full-text journals and magazines from renowned publishers, EBSCO serves the content needs of all researchers (Academic, Medical, K-12, Public Library, Corporate, Government, etc.). EBSCO is also the provider of EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS), which provides each institution with a fast, single search box for its entire collection, offering deeper indexing and more full-text searching of journals and magazines than any other discovery service. For more information, visit the EBSCO website at: www.ebsco.com. EBSCO is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., one of the largest privately held companies in the United States.

About TLC

The Library Corporation is a family-owned company founded in 1974 that serves more than 4,400 libraries worldwide with Web-based, touchscreen-optimized automation and cataloging products including Library•Solution®, Library•Solution® for Schools, CARL•X™, LS2 PAC, LS2 Kids, LS2 Staff, eBiblioFile, Boundless, and ITS•MARC® – all backed by an unparalleled level of customer support and assistance.  Based in West Virginia, TLC has additional offices in Denver, Singapore, and New York City’s Silicon Alley.  For more information, e-mail info@TLCdelivers.com or call 1.800.325.7759.

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For more information on NoveList Select, please contact:

Kathleen McEvoy
Vice President of Communications, EBSCO
(800) 653-2726 ext. 2594
kmcevoy@ebsco.com

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