HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Feb. 23, 2006 - SirsiDynix, the global leader in strategic technology solutions for libraries, announced today that the City of Unley recently selected the SirsiDynix Horizon Library Management System. Located in South Australia, the City of Unley selected Horizon to improve library services in its three library locations.
"Our staff and library users will enjoy many new features with SirsiDynix Horizon," said Simone Martin, City of Unley information and technology librarian. "They'll experience greater flexibility and power in searching, added convenience in receiving email notices and more opportunities to customize the way they receive library information."
Lamar Jackson, SirsiDynix vice president of Asia and Pacific operations, said, "As the global leader in strategic technology solutions, we seek to partner with our clients worldwide to create a future in which libraries play a more strategic role in their communities. In Asia-Pacific, this involves providing exceptional training and unparalleled support through our three major support offices in Australia and New Zealand. We are seeing tremendous growth in sales to this area due to our firm commitments in the region and continuous product advances.
"We're also seeing a steady stream of migrations to our latest integrated library systems, as well as a strong interest in our ASP (application service provider) offerings. Our clients want to stay with SirsiDynix and are excited about our next-generation strategic technology solutions," Jackson added.
SirsiDynix is the global leader in strategic technology solutions for libraries - vital institutions whose primary mission is to make sense of the vast world of information for people and communities. This is an exciting role as libraries assist people in discovering and using knowledge, resources and other valuable content for their educations, jobs and entertainment. In concert with key industry partners, SirsiDynix supports this strategic role for libraries by offering a comprehensive integrated suite of technology solutions for improving the internal productivity of libraries and enhancing their capabilities for meeting the needs of people and communities. SirsiDynix has approximately 4,000 library and consortia clients, 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.
About City of Unley Libraries
Located in South Australia, the City of Unley Libraries serve a population of 37,000 people. With an annual circulation of nearly 500,000, the libraries hold a collection of 90,000 items. The three Unley libraries are at the Unley Civic Centre, Fullarton Park Community Centre and Goodwood Library.