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Data Trek acquires The Assistant from Inlex

Library Systems Newsletter [September 1993]

Data Trek, Inc., has signed a letter of intent to purchase The Assistant from INLEX, Inc. Data Trek will provide Assistant users with a number of options, including the continued use and support of the Assistant software at present rates and alternatives regarding product migrations and upgrades to Data Trek's products.

INLEX, Inc., acquired the Assistant Library Automation System in 1991, along with its installed customer base from Library Automation Products, Inc. (LAP) of New York. Since that time, INLEX has provided product enhancements and support for these.customers. The Assistant line of library automation microcomputer products is designed for libraries seeking software that will run on a single PC or in a networked PC (LAN) environment.

Data Trek's three library automation product lines include: The Manager Series, a "MARC-compatible system;" the Professional Series, a completely integrated, full MARC system, which strictly adheres to international MARC standards; and, the School Series, an integrated software package that provides a comprehensive automation solution for school libraries.

[Contact: Data Trek, Inc., 5838 Edison Place, Carlsbad, CA 92008-6596; (619) 431-8400 or (800) 876-5484; Fax (619) 431- 8448.]

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Publication Year:1993
Type of Material:Article
Language English
Published in: Library Systems Newsletter
Publication Info:Volume 13 Number 09
Issue:September 1993
Publisher:American Library Association
Place of Publication:Chicago, IL
Notes:Howard S. White, Editor-in-Chief; Richard W. Boss, Contributing Editor
Company: Data Trek, Inc.
Library Automation Products, Inc.
Products: The Assistant
Subject: Mergers and acquisitions
Record Number:5302
Last Update:2024-05-22 20:49:51
Date Created:0000-00-00 00:00:00