Greenbelt, MD -- September 10, 1998. David A.L. Smith, longtime Automation Consultant for the Geac Computer Company's Library Division, has joined the Maxcess Corporation as National Accounts Manager.
Mr. Smith worked with Geac for 9.75 years during which time he was responsible for bringing more than 70 libraries to Geac as ADVANCE customers. Before joining Geac David was an Air Force Library Director and an automation consultant for libraries throughout the United States and Europe.
Jerry Sherman, CEO of Maxcess states, "The Maxcess philosophy is the best in customer care and the highest of market integrity. David exemplifies these two characteristics as well as any professional in the library industry."
"David is known in the industry as someone who truly works for the benefit of his customers", continued Mr. Sherman. "Maxcess believes in long term customer relationships and David is the right person to help us work closely with the libraries we serve to ensure we provide solutions and service to meet their needs."
Mr. Smith brings to Maxcess a history of success in innovating and implementing new and creative methods for automating small and medium sized academic, public and government libraries. The Maxcess Corporation will also benefit from Mr. Smith's considerable experience in supplying affordable and effective automation solutions to groups of libraries, such as public and academic library consortia.
The Maxcess Corporation is a provider of next generation Library and Knowledge Management System (LKMS) solutions that incorporate information and knowledge management with collection management and technical service functions to manage library operations. Maxcess specializes in developing and integrating the best-of-breed technology tools libraries require to offer a broader range of information to a wider audience with the added value that trained information professionals can bring.
With the Verso and Enterprise 2000 solutions, the Maxcess Corporation is the first company to supply systems that are truly Intranet and Internet ready, and completely web-enabled using standard browser interfaces (Microsoft Internet Explorer or Netscape) for all public access and library and information management modules. Verso, an integrated, modular system, automates library functions and provides access to information resources beyond the physical limits of the library. Enterprise 2000 TM , a state-of-the-art knowledge management system, combines library collection management, simple and complex document management, and image management from a single entry point and easy to use interface.