BDS Sponsors Evening With “No1” Author

Fiction writer, children’s author, poet and opera librettist, Alexander McCall Smith was the guest for the BDS-sponsored Crichton Conversation which took place before a packed house at the Easterbrook Hall in Dumfries. The No1 Ladies Detective Agency author – a hit TV series from the BBC in conjunction with HBO… Read more »

BDS Launches New BDSLive

BDS’s flagship search and discovery tool, BDSLive, has undergone a major revamp. The new BDSLive expands its range and relevance, improving its offering to libraries while making it a service more relevant to trade and industry bodies. Libraries to Benefit Hugely Added to the popular features such as ISBN look-up,… Read more »

Cue Features BDSWest10 Data

October’s edition of Cue Entertainment Magazine carries an in-depth interview with BDSWest10’s Barry Smith who talks about “Navigating the Chaos of Content” to Cue readers. The three-page interview by Cue’s Chris Barrett begins by addressing the recent rebrand of West10 to BDSWest10 which Barry explains “is to provide a united… Read more »

BDS Awarded TEiLA

BDS has been awarded the Technology Excellence in Libraries Award (TEiLA). TEiLA is specific to libraries and the library supply chain and is awarded to organisations that demonstrate a commitment to industry standards while deploying technologies identified by BIC as being of benefit to the library sector. “Following the first… Read more »

BDS in Data Deal with Ingram

BDS has signed a deal with global content distributor, Ingram Content Group (“Ingram”), to receive metadata for English language publications.Ingram metadata can be integrated into BDS’s products and services, improving the scope while maintaining the quality that the UK-based company offers to its clients in the UK and abroad.“The Ingram… Read more »