Syracuse, NY, September 15, 2008 - Polaris Library Systems, a leading provider of library automation technology, announced today that Brampton Library in Ontario has selected the Polaris Integrated Library System (ILS). The Polaris ILS will replace the library's SirsiDynix Horizon system.
"We are looking forward to partnering with Polaris," said Library CEO Adele Kostiak. "As part of our vendor selection process, we visited and interviewed Polaris libraries. We found that Polaris delivers on its promises and customers are very pleased with the software and the company."
The Polaris ILS provides Brampton patrons with enhanced services including automated search alerts, RSS feeds, and multiple title lists. The system also includes robust metrics and reporting capabilities to help manage the library.
"We're thrilled that Brampton Library has selected Polaris," said Bill Schickling, president and CEO of Polaris Library Systems. "The Polaris ILS is designed to help busy public libraries increase efficiencies and streamline services. We're looking forward to a strong partnership."
About Brampton Library
Brampton, the third largest city in the greater Toronto area, is one of Canada's most culturally diverse and fastest growing cities. The Library serves the informational, educational, cultural and recreational needs of the 450,000 citizens through four permanent branches and two interim sites. For more information about Brampton Library, visit http://www.bramptonlibrary.ca.
About Polaris Library Systems
From its beginning thirty years ago, Polaris Library Systems has served libraries with time-saving technology, from its first circulation system in the mid-1970s through its third-generation Polaris Integrated Library System. In addition to its library automation systems, Polaris Library Systems offers workflow analysis, database enhancement, wireless access and network services to libraries. For more information about Polaris Library Systems, visit http://www.polarislibrary.com.