Berlin, Germany August 4 2003 BiblioMondo Inc., a leading provider of integrated solutions to the world's public, academic and special libraries, is pleased to announce the worldwide availability of Concerto 1.9, the latest release of BiblioMondo's internationally renowned ILS platform, now being presented at the annual IFLA conference in Berlin. Along with end-to-end enhancements across all core applications, Concerto 1.9 provides real-time data consolidation, reducing daily downtime by nearly 90%, providing around-the-clock user access to Concerto library catalogs online.
With recent patron service innovations like the Mosquito Mailer, which delivers loan, credit, overdue and reservation notices to users via email and wireless text (SMS) messaging, version 1.9 provides an arsenal of new patron-centric tools including Postalcode Check (NL) and Housebound, an opt-in, preference based home book delivery service which automatically selects items of interest based on a user's profile.
Strengthening Concerto's legacy of seamless back-office workflow and comprehensive functionality, version 1.9 delivers a variety of new features to library administrators including repeating orders, supplier identification and record enhancements, multiple requisitions by template and a host of other capabilities.
“We are excited at the promise of this new generation of Concerto for library administrators and their users,” said Yves Salembier, BiblioMondo's Vice President of Research and Development. “With enhancements across the board, and seamless integration with Zone-1, we believe that BiblioMondo has developed an unbeatable end-to-end solution for the world's multilingua public libraries.”
The latest version of Concerto? and the complete line of Zones advanced library patron products and services will be on display at this year's annual IFLA conference at Berlin's International Congress Centre August 1-9 2003. Be sure to visit us at stand B 19 in area B.
About BiblioMondo Inc.
Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, BiblioMondo provides Integrated Library Automation Solutions to the world's leading public, academic and special libraries, and consortia. With a network of 1400 libraries served by offices in Britain, France, the Netherlands, Germany, Canada and the United States, BiblioMondo brings to its clients unparalleled global reach, powered by comprehensive local, multilingual support. Our web-centric, multi-platform family of products reaches an estimated 19 million users worldwide.