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CLSI adds four libraries to its ongoing program of Altos upgrades

Library Systems Newsletter [January 1991]

CLSI, Inc., while making virtually no new sales in 1990, had an active year upgrading systems for its current user base, especially those using older Digital Equipment Corporation systems. Upgrades to CLSI's Altos-based systems, in both single and dual-processor configurations, have been particularly popular, although a number of users have opted for the more powerful Sequent equipment. CLSI has now installed more than 80 Altos-based systems in North America and 25 in Australia and Europe--all using the Unix operating system. An additional 75 CLSI Unix-based systems operate on Sequent computers worldwide.

The libraries most recently upgraded to Altos are Loyola University Library (New Orleans), Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (Daytona Beach), Escondido (California) Public Library, and Decatur (Illinois) Public Library. A major Sequent upgrade has recently been completed for the City Libraries of Paris.

CLSI also has installed its first upgrade to a dual Sequent system. The 325 terminal system will serve the 29 libraries of the Cooperating Libraries Automated Network (CLAN) based in Providence, Rhode Island.

CLSI's Unix-based systems include cataloging, circulation, and patron access catalog modules. Acquisitions and serials control are still being rewritten to run under the Unix operating system.

[Contact: CLSI, Inc., 320 Nevada Street, Newtonville, MA 02160; (617) 965-6310.]

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Publication Year:1991
Type of Material:Article
Language English
Published in: Library Systems Newsletter
Publication Info:Volume 11 Number 01
Issue:January 1991
Publisher:American Library Association
Place of Publication:Chicago, IL
Notes:Howard S. White, Editor-in-Chief; Richard W. Boss, Contributing Editor
Company: CLSI
Products: LIBS 100
Libraries: Loyola University
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
Escondido (CA) Public Library
Decatur (IL) Public Library
Cooperating Libraries Automated Network
Record Number:4869
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