ebrary Ordering System Adds Alerting Features for Patrons and Libraries

ebrary has released a new ordering system that provides "instant" fulfillment and real-time collection management.

2 Companies Team Up To Streamline International Student Payments

Two companies are working together to give institutions an easier way to collect tuition and other payments from international students studying in the United States.

Dynamics SL 2011 To Arrive in Q2 with SharePoint 2010 Integration

Microsoft this week announced plans to release its Dynamics SL 2011 enterprise resource planning solution in the second quarter of next year.

UC Santa Cruz and UC Merced To Manage Rec Facilities with Active Network Apps

Two University of California schools, one in Santa Cruz and the other in Merced, will be implementing products from Active Network for managing the processes in their recreational programs.

Microsoft Unveils Dynamics NAV 2009 R2

Microsoft debuted the latest version of its Dynamics NAV 2009 at Directions EMEA 2010 in Prague, noting it will be available in the fourth quarter of 2010.

Liberty U Boosts Online Transaction Security

Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA has implemented a digital certificate management service from Verizon Business. The goal is to protect student information, financial records, and other confidential data.

Blackboard Integrates Chip Tech into Campus Cards

Blackboard has integrated microchip technology from Sony into the latest release of its campus ID card system. Release 3.6 of Blackboard Transact works with Sony's Felicity Card (FeliCa), a radio frequency chip on a card popular in Japan that promises greater security and faster performance for card-reading transactions.

Hillsborough CC Launches First Campus Card Program

After a five-year delay, Hillsborough Community College in the Tampa Bay, FL area will be introducing its first multifunctional identification card. The college will be using Heartland Payment Systems' Campus OneCard to launch the "Hawk Card" to provide the campus community with a cashless mechanism for accessing services on and off campus.

U Texas at Dallas To Streamline Business Processes with E-Procurement

The University of Texas at Dallas has joined nine other institutions in the University of Texas system by announcing it will deploy a suite of procurement-related applications from SciQuest.

Infinite Campus Partners with Vanco Services for Payment Processing

Starting this summer, Infinite Campus, which sells a multitude of applications for K-12 administration, will be adding electronic payment processing to its online registration program through an alliance with Vanco Services. Vanco is a Payment Card Industry (PCI) service provider that offers electronic payment processing for recurring and one-time transactions.

eProcurement: Think Globally, Spend Locally

Higher education institutions are realizing the benefits of “buying local”—colleges and universities can use eProcurement applications in support of local vendors and economic inclusion, and to spur development in their region.

Blackboard Updates Transact Commerce App for Compliance with PCI Standards

Blackboard has released version 3.5 of Blackboard Transact, a set of applications that provides commerce and security management for campuses.

Heartland Integrates Campus OneCard with Family Alert Service

Heartland Payment Systems' Campus Solutions division is integrating its Campus OneCard with Alert Notification. The latter, a nationwide emergency notification membership service, provides a 24-hour-a-day call center to alert family or significant others when an accident or medical emergency occurs.

Heartland Launches SaaS for Career College Management

Heartland Payment Systems has launched a new service that handles financial, admissions, and education management, as well as financial aid payments for career colleges.

Texas State San Marcos Selects SciQuest eProcurement

Texas State University-San Marcos will implement SciQuest's suite of eProcurement solutions to aggregate its purchasing. All departments within Texas State will use the new system, which will enable buyers to shop online with preferred suppliers in electronic catalogs or "punch-out" to suppliers' Web sites in an environment similar to that found on popular e-commerce sites.

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