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August 10, 2015

(Biblionix) Biblionix announced that it is enhancing patron text message delivery and offering a new Gabbie messaging option for its Apollo ILS (Integrated Library System). Gabbie is an exciting and fun new way for Apollo customers to engage and serve their patrons.

August 4, 2015

(Biblionix) Biblionix announced integration between its Apollo cloud-based ILS and Michigan’s MeLCat ILL system. This integration provides for new efficiencies for staff and an increased service level for patrons. The key was the implementation of NCIP, but Biblionix went above and beyond by adding additional shortcuts.

August 3, 2015

(Biblionix) Biblionix, the major 2015 award winner for library automation systems, today announced that nine (9) new customers migrated to its Apollo system in June and July of 2015. Apollo is devoted solely to public libraries.

July 15, 2015

(Biblionix) Biblionix announced that it has re-configured 16 NebraskAccess database resources for all 46 Nebraska customers of its Apollo system. Nothing was required of the library staff. Apollo patrons in Nebraska can access any of the resources with a click by just logging into their library account; no additional login is required. Plus, blocked patrons are denied access. This helps patrons get faster, easier access and prevents abuse of the resources by ineligible patrons.

(Biblionix) Biblionix announced that overnight, it migrated all of its 106 Iowa customers of its Apollo system to the new Bridges: Iowa’s eLibrary OverDrive consortium. Previously the libraries were in either the WILBOR or NEIBORS consortium. Bridges combines the two. It is provided through the State Library of Iowa.

July 8, 2015

(Biblionix) Biblionix announced that its Apollo system has an automatic update capability for the Access Pennsylvania database. Access PA is a union catalog that includes the holdings of all different types of libraries across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

June 1, 2015

(Biblionix) Biblionix, the major 2015 award winner for automation systems, today announced that six (6) new customers migrated to its Apollo system in May 2015. Apollo is devoted solely to public libraries.

May 4, 2015

(Biblionix) Biblionix, the major 2015 award winner for automation systems, today announced that six (6) new customers migrated to its Apollo system in April 2015. Apollo is devoted solely to public libraries.

May 1, 2015

(Biblionix) Biblionix announced the “OLA Conference (Oklahoma Library Association) Apollo Automation” feature selection event. This exciting new event took place within this week of the OLA Conference. It allowed Oklahoma customers of Apollo to submit their most desired new features so that one could be selected and added to Apollo, all within the week of the conference.

April 8, 2015

(Biblionix) Biblionix announced compliance with the Access for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA): the Apollo Automation System’s on-line public catalog (OPAC) meets the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, Level A.

April 6, 2015

(Biblionix) Biblionix, the major 2015 award winner for library automation systems, today announced that its Apollo system has an automatic update capability for SILO (State of Iowa Libraries Online), the State of Iowa union library catalog.

April 2, 2015

(Biblionix) Biblionix announced that seven new customers migrated to its Apollo system in March 2015, including Richards Memorial Library Brady, Texas; Abbie Greenleaf Library Franconia, New Hampshire; GEP Dodge Library Bennington, New Hampshire; Middleton Public Library Middleton, Idaho; Kyle Public Library Kyle, Texas; Cresco Public Library Cresco, Iowa; and Weiser Public Library Weiser, Idaho

March 9, 2015

(Biblionix) Biblionix, a leading provider of automation solely for public libraries, announced that it has launched an entirely new website. The new content can be found at biblionix.com.

March 3, 2015

(Biblionix) Biblionix, a leading provider of automation solely for public libraries, today announced that its Apollo integrated library system has again topped the Perceptions survey sixth straight year, Apollo received top rankings in ALL categories. Libraries with up to 100,000 holdings are considered “small” in this survey.

February 26, 2015

(Biblionix) Biblionix, a leading provider of automation solely for public libraries, today announced that its Apollo integrated library system (ILS) has topped LibraryWorks’ (http://libraryworks.com/) massive “2015 Library Purchasing Survey” in the IT/Automation category. The survey ranked 46 such companies.

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