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Login to LibGuides (And Other Springy v2 Tools!) Using Your Authentication Layer

Early this year, we announced greater LibAuth integration with Springshare Tools. One of the components of this integration is the ability to use your own authentication method to login to your v2 Springy tools! Basically, if you’re using LDAP, CAS, Shibboleth, SAML, ADFS, or a self-hosted authentication tool – you…

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LibCal 2.6.2 Now Live!

We have a post-Halloween treat to share with all the LibCal fans out there – the 2.6.2 update is now live! This update includes all treats and no tricks, with updates to the Equipment Booking module and expanded administrative controls in the Events module, including registrations and waiting lists. Equipment Booking Updates Automatically Cancel…

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LibCal Equipment Booking is Here!

We have super exciting news to share – the Equipment Booking module of LibCal is ready to be unveiled to the world and we’re confident it will revolutionize how libraries manage equipment reservations. From advertising equipment availability, to managing the reservation process, to managing inventory and check in / check out…

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Train Future Librarians and Request a *Free* Suite of Springshare Tools

Graduating Librarians, Information Professionals, and School Media Specialists are entering a workplace that requires more and more specialized skills, knowledge, and experience. Things like: Experience at building a LibGuide; Knowledge of administering & maintaining a LibGuides system; Skill in using virtual chat reference tools like LibChat; Know-how with coordinating, managing, and…

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LibCal 2.4.5 – MyScheduler Updates Now Live!

Oh boy, we have some fun MyScheduler updates to share! With this release we’re aiming to make life easier for admins, and what better way to keep your sanity intact than to add centralized MyScheduler management and a whole new way of presenting your MyScheduler appointments to the public? We’re…

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LibGuides 2.1.12 Update – Unified Search and LTI updates are here!

The LibGuides 2.1.12 update has rolled out, and we have several big updates aimed at helping you unify the user experience across Springshare’s tools! Our huge new LTI update is now available for LibGuides CMS clients – it’s ready to help you deploy targeted guide and help content across hundreds of courseware pages,…

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LibCal 2.4 Update Now Live!

Exciting news, the LibCal 2.4 update rolled out early this morning, and we have lots of fun new features to share! LibAuth Integration in Events & MyScheduler Are you familiar with LibAuth? It’s our full authentication management system, designed to fully integrate your existing authentication systems in Springshare’s products. LibCal is…

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LibCal 2.3 Update – A New Look and a Whole Lot More!

The LibCal 2.3 update just rolled out, and we’re thrilled to introduce a whole new way of looking at Calendars and Events. There are so many things to love in this update – everything from the updated/modern look for calendar, event, and homepage displays, to the new tools that make it easier…

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Using LibCal to Create Dynamic Digital Signage

The University of Hull’s Brynmor Jones Library runs a program of drop-in sessions to cater to new and returning students. The sessions are over a 6-week period with up to eight individual sessions each day. In 2014, upcoming sessions were displayed on digital signage manually. The manual nature of updating the…

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LibCal + iPads = Happy Students @ Duke University Libraries

When we heard that Duke University Library was doing something cool with their surplus iPads, we had to find out more. In a nutshell, they upcycled several gen1 iPads to create touchscreen room booking interfaces, using LibCal, outside their reservable Project rooms. Bottom-line, students love the convenience of booking a Project…

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