Huntsville, AL (March 29, 1996) - Sirsi Corporation announced today the license of UNICORN by Carroll Technical Institute, based in Carrollton, Georgia.
SIRSI's Unicorn Collection Management System, using client/server technology, simplifies and improves the process of managing and accessing library holdings. Its UNIX base allows the flexibility of choosing different platforms, all of which operate with the same software. Its modular design enables users to build on the system's core Z39.50-compliant catalog, choosing and configuring additional modules according to local library needs.
Carroll Technical Institute will install Unicorn on an IBM 370 server. The library has licensed Z39.50 Bibliographic and Inventory Control, Circulation, Enhanced Public Access, and the Request Desk modules.
Carroll Technical Institute is part of a state network of post-secondary technical schools under the State Dept. of Technical & Adult Education. CTI offers associate, diploma and certificate programs in the areas of health and personal services, business and technology.
SIRSI, founded in 1980, is a privately held company with headquarters in Huntsville, Alabama. SIRSI develops, markets, and supports information technology solutions for libraries, archives, and businesses. With offices in major US cities, and subsidiaries in Canada, the UK and Australia, the company has established its Unicorn products as the leading UNIX-based client/server library automation systems in the world. SIRSI has also responded to phenomenal interest in the World Wide Web with WebCat and VIZION, two products gaining broad support as the tools of choice for exploiting the vast potential of the Internet. For more information contact SIRSI at 689 Discovery Drive, Huntsville, AL 35806, phone: (205)922-9820, fax: (205) 922-9818, or visit SIRSI's Home Page at: http://www.sirsi.com.