HUNTSVILLE, Ala.—November 3, 2005—SirsiDynix announced today that the Joint Theological Library in Victoria, Australia, recently implemented the SirsiDynix Horizon Library Management System. The library installed Horizon on a Linux server.
"We're looking forward to the improved functionality we'll gain with SirsiDynix Horizon," said Stephen Connelly, librarian at the Joint Theological Library. "Finding items by series will be easier, and we will be able to start putting reserve lists into the Horizon Information Portal."
With over 600 active users, the library circulates about 12,000 items per year. Its collection contains over 150,000 volumes.
About Joint Theological Library
The Joint Theological Library in Parkville, Victoria, is owned and operated by the Australian Jesuits and the Victorian Synod of the Uniting Church in Australia to support the teaching and research interests of their theological colleges. Its principal users are the students and staff of the United Faculty of Theology (UFT), an approved teaching institution of the Melbourne College of Divinity. A third constituent college of the UFT is the Trinity College Theological School of the Anglican Church in Victoria, also in Parkville.
Created in June 2005 through the merger of Dynix Corporation with Sirsi Corporation, SirsiDynix provides the broadest array of information management products and services for libraries and consortia worldwide. Both Sirsi and Dynix have had excellent track records as leading information technology providers for libraries and their users, and the new company will build on its constituents' strengths while providing more opportunities for technological innovation and growth. SirsiDynix has approximately 4,000 library and consortia clients around the world, serving more than 200 million people through more than 20,000 library outlets in the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia-Pacific. For more information, please see www.sirsidynix.com.