SAN MATEO, CA -- June 27, 1993 -- Effective June 23, 1993, Carlyle Systems, Inc. has changed its name to MARCorp. An acronym for Multimedia Access & Retrieval Corporation, "MARCorp better reflects the company's focus on efficient management of all multimedia information, building on its state-of-the-art search and retrieval technology developed as the Voyager Library Series," according to Cowsy J. Wadia, President and CEO.
"We will continue Carlyle System's heritage of technological innovation in library automation," he continued, "but our new Voyager generation of products goes beyond the proprietary approaches of previous generations. The MARCorp name resonates with our commitment to open systems through adherence to standards, in both the library and technology worlds."
The Voyager Library Series, one of the most advanced library automation systems available, has generated interest around the world by integrating a comprehensive, state-of-the-art OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog) with cataloging, circulation, acquisitions, serials, authority control, and interlibrary loan modules. Voyager's multimedia module, ImageOPAC, provides a powerful tool to catalog and index digitized images, sounds, graphics, and documents for efficient search and retrieval. Built with standard SQL architecture and following an open systems philosophy, Voyager features a powerful and easy to use graphical user interface (GUI).