Virginia Beach, VA -- May 3, 2010. Atlas Systems, the leading provider of time-saving solutions for libraries, announced today that sales of the Aeon software for managing special collections and the Ares electronic reserves solution have surpassed expectations for the first quarter of 2010.
New sales for Aeon include Harvard College Library at Harvard University, Yale University—Sterling Library Manuscripts and Archives, and the American Philosophical Society.
Organizations that have purchased Ares include Simmons College, Regis University, Fayetteville State University, and SUNY Oswego.
"We are gratified that even in this tough economic environment libraries have recognized that Atlas products deliver an excellent return on investment," said Dan Specht, Vice President, Sales and Marketing. "Libraries have seen that Aeon and Ares will help them increase customer satisfaction and enhance staff productivity, enabling them to deliver high-quality service even as they adjust to tighter budgets."
About Atlas Systems
Atlas Systems is a software development company founded in July 1995 with the mission of developing library automation to "promote library excellence through efficiency." Atlas is best known for the ILLiad Resource Sharing Management Software, in use in over 1,100 libraries and now distributed exclusively by OCLC. Focused on bringing the benefits of automation to library processes that have not been addressed by other software services, Atlas has introduced Ares, an electronic reserves solution, and Aeon, an online request and workflow management system specifically designed for special collections libraries and archives. For more information, visit www.atlas-sys.com.