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Press Release: The Library Corporation [March 11, 2022]

The Library Corporation (TLC) welcomes the Organization of Watauga Libraries (OWL) with the recent implementation of Library.Solution. TLC completed the migration services from the SirsiDynix integrated library system for the multi-library organization.

"We are so excited to provide our OWL users with TLC," shared Julia Turpin, Library Director for Johnson City Public Library and OWL President. "Migrating to this new system means that both our patrons and staff will have a better online experience of their library, which is more important than ever. TLC's forward-thinking and intuitive ILS, as well as its mobile-friendly design, make the process of navigating patron accounts and browsing the catalog more seamless for everyone involved."

Patrons will appreciate enriched PAC services via Syndetics Unbound. OWL catalogers will have ITS.MARC, TLC's subscription service for bibliographic and authority records. Meanwhile, acquisitions staff can access the one-stop-shop database of leading library vendors with Online Selection & Acquisitions (OSA).

In addition to the integrated library system and support services provided by TLC, the OWL database is hosted with TLC.Cloud Services, underpinned by Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.

Annette Murphy, CEO, welcomed the library system to the TLC family, "We are pleased to offer a modern and streamlined catalog to the Organization of Watauga Libraries, and we look forward to supporting the libraries for many years to come."

Extending across 17 locations in the northeast corner of Tennessee, OWL serves Carter, Greene, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi, and Washington counties. The library system provides approximately 400,000 titles and about 780,000 items to over 200,000 cardholders in the community.

View OWL's enriched and cloud-hosted catalog at For more information on Library.Solution, please reach out at

About The Library Corporation

TLC has operated continuously under the same ownership since 1974 and employs over 200 people dedicated to delivering enterprise software and hardware solutions to public, school, academic, and special libraries worldwide. TLC's cumulative products are deployed in more than 1,100 organizations, representing over 5,500 locations in North America and worldwide. TLC is certified by the U.S. General Services Administration, Women's Business Enterprise National Council, and the Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contracting Program. TLC's Headquarters is based in Inwood, W.Va., and has additional offices in Colorado, Minnesota, and Singapore.

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Publication Year:2022
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:March 11, 2022
Publisher:The Library Corporation
Company: The Library Corporation
Products: Library.Solution
Libraries: Organization of Watauga Libraries
Subject: System announcements -- installations
Record Number:27149
Last Update:2022-08-13 15:55:26
Date Created:2022-03-11 11:00:28