February 24, 2015
Bibliotheca awarded top industry marks by librarians. Bibliotheca
Bibliotheca, a leader in RFID and barcode based self-service technology solutions, has received high marks on the Strategic Library’s 2015 Library Purchasing Survey as well as won Gold in the 2015 Modern Library Awards, both of which were scored by and voted upon by librarians.
January 28, 2015
SirsiDynix and Bibliotheca, a leader in RFID and bar-code based self-service technology solutions, enhance their strategic partnership to expand future integration of the companies’ products resulting in an improved experience for library customers worldwide. Since 2012, SirsiDynix and Bibliotheca have been strategic technology and sales partners, maintaining close development initiatives to ensure both library product lines work seamlessly together. Recently, both companies have expanded their commitment to strengthen this partnership. The result is that the library market can expect to see further integration throughout the coming year to move libraries into the future and thin the lines between both patron and staff solutions.
January 8, 2015
Bibliotheca Group are pleased to announce the acquisition of Aturis Group, a leading provider of library solutions in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany. With offices in Netherlands, Belgium and Germany, Aturis (formed in 2002) has built a strong and diverse customer base, with a focus on outstanding delivery and customer service, together with understanding the complexities of installing everything from staff stations through to full Automated Material Handling systems. This has been achieved through the building of a dedicated team of individuals who are committed to understanding libraries, their needs and how technology can support those needs.
October 28, 2014
Bibliotheca today announces an exciting new strategic partnership that will bring the breadth of their library solutions directly to the South Korean market. Continuing with its focus on the international expansion of library solutions, Bibliotheca announces a new strategic partnership with the former Executive leadership team of Korean-based ECO that will bring the extensive range of Bibliotheca products and services direct to the South Korean market. Mr JongMin Lee, Mr Seung Cheol Kim and Mr Geon Hee Han, all formally of ECO Co. Ltd. will lead Bibliotheca South Korea – an organisation that will exclusively distribute the complete Bibliotheca library solution set.
August 7, 2013
Bibliotheca is extending operations into the emerging Brazilian library market. In a new joint venture with existing system integrator MultiSystems, Bibliotheca will form a new office to bring the class-leading products and services of Bibliotheca Group to the South American library market.
June 3, 2013
RFID specialist Bibliotheca was selected to provide full RFID services to Libraries NI, the single public library service for Northern Ireland, as part of an overall tender won by Fujitsu to manage the service’s ICT infrastructure.
May 31, 2013
SirsiDynix and Bibliotheca reaffirmed their intent to extend and strengthen their global strategic partnership. Working together, the two companies continue to win the business of some of the largest and most demanding RFID projects in the world. The most recent of these includes Halifax Public Libraries and Northern Ireland Library Service.
May 17, 2013
Adding to its growing list of global distributors, Bibliotheca announced its partnership with Ecole Solutions, India’s leading supplier of teaching and learning technology solutions to higher education institutions, in an effort to provide RFID technology solutions to libraries across India.
April 22, 2013
As part of a fact-finding mission to understand how UK and US libraries can share RFID experience and best practices, Mid-Continent Public Library CEO and Library Director Steven Potter joined Bibliotheca UK staff on a week-long journey to explore the future of the public library service.
October 18, 2012
Beaufort County Library, South Carolina, has recently installed Bibliotheca’s new PC and print management library system, alps, to increase the services offered to patrons and improve library efficiencies.
October 16, 2012
Leading library technology provider Bibliotheca is allowing customers around the world to communicate with each other for the first time with the introduction of Biblioforum, the company’s new online community portal.
September 12, 2012
Bibliotheca deployed its new shared services software, mycommunity, in two of the largest library sites on the Isle of Wight (UK), allowing them to extend their service offering to the local community.
August 26, 2012
As of 1st September 2012, library technology provider Bibliotheca will undertake the servicing for all Axiell support contracts as part of its continued commitment to servicing the UK library community.
August 23, 2012
Bibliotheca announced that, effective October 1st, Al Coalla (previously North American Sales Director) will assume the role of President of North America, responsible for operations across the Americas region. Coalla will take over the reins from Shai Robkin who, following the successful business integration, has requested to step down from his position in order to pursue interests outside of the library world.
June 22, 2012
Bibliotheca, a leading provider of technology solutions designed to improve operational efficiency, today announced the integration of Comprise’s SmartPAY Terminal payment system with its smartserve range of self-service kiosks. The addition of SmartPAY Terminals to the product line provides libraries a path to achieving secure PCI compliant payment technology at Bibliotheca’s self-checkout terminals. This secure payment system enables libraries to move ahead with credit/debit card acceptance at the kiosk with the confidence of knowing that patron personal data is afforded state-of-the-art protection from unauthorized access. While the product integration at the most basic level provides libraries with a way to increase monetary collections and reduce wait times, it also provides the opportunity for libraries to implement card payments in full compliance with the PCI Data Security Standard and State Privacy Regulations.
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