VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – February 3, 2011 –Atlas Systems, the leading provider of time-saving solutions for libraries, is offering ILLiad users an opportunity to realize more productivity from their ILLiad 8 software by participating in a DIY ILLiad Tune-up. The Tune-up workshop will be presented March 23, 2011 as a pre-conference of the annual ILLiad International Conference. The full conference will be held March 24-25 in Virginia Beach (VA). Registration for the pre-conference and conference is now open at http://www.atlas-sys.com/conference/.
More than 300 ILLiad users are expected to attend the conference to see what's new and learn tips and tricks from colleagues and Atlas staff. "The learning and networking opportunities are what bring users back to the ILLiad Conference year after year," said Stephanie Spires, Atlas Training and Library Solutions Manager. "We structure the program so there is always something new to learn. The DIY ILLiad Tune-up, new this year, is a real value for our customers who want to jump-start their move to ILLiad 8 or who want to get more out of their software."
In addition to the DIY ILLiad Tune-up, attendees will have a choice of pre-conference workshops, including Data, not numbers: Making your resource sharing statistics into management data, presented by Collette Mak, Head of Resource Access and Delivery at University of Notre Dame. The full conference features numerous programs presented by ILLiad users, sharing their expertise and best practices. A complete list of sessions can be found at http://www.atlas-sys.com/conference/conference-sessions/.
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