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Amlib Now Available in United States and Canada

Press Release: infoXpert [May 19, 2000]

InfoVision Technology is pleased to announce the important partnership with Brodart Automation to distribute and support the Amlib Library Management System in the United States and Canada.

As part of this business partnership, Brodart Automation will now offer Amlib to its existing and future school, public, academic and special library family of customers.

"Amlib Library Management System is being touted as one of the most advanced library automation system currently available. It is a robust, state of the art Windows based system available for a variety of platforms and RDBMS's. The system is scalable from large public libraries to the small school library, and features the powerful functionality of: Acquisitions, Authority Control, Report Generator, OPAC, Item Maintenance, Internet Catalog, Interlibrary Loan, Serials, Self-Checkout, Community Information and Facility Booking, to name a few. The flexible nature of the configuration options, combined with its sound history in the field, are the strengths of the product."

Amlib provides libraries in the United States and Canada with a fully integrated Client Server Library Automation Solution that has been installed in more than 150 libraries (with all Amlib customers using the same Client Server version of Amlib). Amlib enables libraries to implement a proven and robust system based on the latest software technologies, while having been available as a complete Client Server LMS for more than 5 years.

History of Brodart

For sixty years libraries have been able to turn to Brodart Co. for everything from furniture to electronic ordering systems. In many respects it is also an international company, serving libraries from the Northwest Territories to the Pacific Rim, with facilities in the United States and Canada. Its rich history has led it to become a truly full service library supply company.

The Automation Division focuses its efforts on the latest computer technology and how it can be used to improve library services. The division offers a complete range of automation services and software from retrospective conversion to interlibrary loan. Libraries of all sizes including small school and large metropolitan libraries can choose from a variety of automation services to suit their specific needs.

The Books Services Division is one of the world's largest suppliers of books to libraries. However, books are just the beginning. The Books Services Division offers dozens of ways for a library to save time and money while providing the most current collection to their patrons.

The Custom Library Furniture Division manufactures fine, solid furniture for libraries. Although styles and choices may vary greatly, each piece is meticulously crafted for many years of dependable use. The Furniture Division builds furniture for circulation areas, children's rooms, and computer terminals as well as hundred of other uses.

The Supplies & Furnishings Division provides a multitude of products to keep any library, large or small, running smoothly. The Brodart supply catalog lists thousands of items from book binding tape to globes to computer supplies.

For more details on Brodart please visit their web site at

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Publication Year:2000
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:May 19, 2000
Company: infoXpert
InfoVision Technology
Products: Amlib
Subject: Business partnerships
Record Number:14954
Last Update:2023-11-14 16:03:20
Date Created:2010-08-03 11:11:06