London — April 7, 2003 — Sirsi Corporation, the leader in new-name sales of technology for libraries around the world*, announced today that the Cardiff Council library service of Wales has selected the Unicorn® Library Management System. "The Council is committed to providing as efficient and up-to-date service for its customers as possible," said council member Marion Drake. "The advanced and flexible nature of the system, as well as Sirsi's willingness to tailor the software, means that we have obtained a system that can meet our specific customer needs."
Cardiff Council operates 20 public libraries, two mobile libraries, and the library of Cardiff Prison. It has a registered customer base of approximately 100,000 and a total of more than 600,000 items available for circulation.
Sirsi (www.sirsi.com) recognizes that today's librarians are on a mission to break down barriers that limit the knowledge and resources accessible to library users. Sirsi's portfolio of products and services includes the iBistro and iLink e-Library solutions, the Unicorn Library Management System, the Hyperion Digital Media Archive, Sirsi RoomsTM, and a full slate of services.
Sirsi Limited, operating as a distributor in the United Kingdom, is devoted exclusively to developing and marketing state-of-the-art library automation products.