DES PLAINES, ILLINOIS, June 20, 2003: Endeavor Information Systems, a technology leader for library software, announced today the continued adoption of the company's leading-edge software systems in diverse consortium, academic, public and private libraries.
"Libraries value not only Endeavor's Voyager integrated library management system, but also look to their future needs and select the ENCompass digital system for managing, searching and linking collections, plus the LinkFinderPlus OpenURL link server. Librarians find all of Endeavor's software solutions to be robust, yet accessible options for their rapidly changing environments," said Roland Dietz, Endeavor President and CEO.
"Our customers appreciate working with one vendor for all of their software and support needs," he continued. "Endeavor is proud be a full-service company with the available software to match the library's needs when there is change in the way they need to deliver service to their users."
- Boise State University, Boise, ID, selected Voyager, the Universal Borrowing intra-consortial lending system and LinkFinderPlus. Part of the Southwest Library Cooperative Membership, the selection includes software for over 1.2 million items at several libraries including Boise State University. The additional libraries include the Boise Basin Library District, which serves 72 percent of Boise County and the Boise Public Schools including high school, junior high and elementary school libraries, plus the Instructional Media Center. Voyager replaces the GEAC Advance system as well as Athena, Follet and Mandarin systems
- Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, GA replaces their TechLib system with Voyager. The Library serves the CDC headquarters plus twelve branch and center libraries and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR). As the leading public health agency, the CDC's library collections total more than 100,000 items covering comprehensive health information needs.
- Fenway Libraries Online, Inc. (FLO), an eight library cooperative in Boston and Cambridge, plus the Museum of Fine Arts, selected Voyager as well as ENCompass for Resource Access, ENCompass for Digital Collections, and LinkFinderPlus. Voyager will manage over one million combined volumes for the libraries, who serve over 3,000 patrons. Voyager replaces the DRA Classic system for FLO, which includes Emerson College, Emmanuel College, Lesley University, Massachusetts College of Art, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Museum of Fine Arts, New England Conservatory of Music, Wentworth Institute of Technology and Wheelock College.
- University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT, selected Endeavor's Voyager, Interlibrary Loan, ENCompass for Resource Access, ENCompass for Digital Collections, and LinkFinderPlus. Voyager replaces the DRA Classic system. The University Libraries include the William H. Mortensen, Mildred P. Allen Memorial, and Bess Graham Libraries, which collectively have 580,000 holdings, plus subscribe to 3,400 scholarly journals in electronic and paper form.
About Endeavor Information Systems
Endeavor Information Systems, based in Des Plaines, IL, was founded in September of 1994. Endeavor offers a complete line of library solutions for traditional and digital collections. Visit Endeavor at http://www.endinfosys.com for more information about Voyager, ENCompass, or LinkFinderPlus.