Huntsville, Alabama - Sirsi is pleased to announce that its Unicorn Collection Management System will be installed at Bethany College's Phillips Memorial Library, located in Bethany, West Virginia.
Unicorn will be installed on an IBM RISC System/6000 Model 250 host computer. The library has licensed the academic reserves, authority control, bibliographic and inventory control, circulation, enhanced public access, and serials control modules.
Dr. Tony Krug, Library Director, said, "The primary reason for choosing Unicorn is the upcoming Macintosh Graphical User Interface (GUI). Bethany is a complete Mac campus, and we feel Unicorn will work the best within our Mac environment. The modules are well integrated and complete, and Unicorn's straight C base makes it a cleaner, more efficient system."
Founded in 1840, Bethany College (preceded by Buffalo Seminary in 1818) is a private, liberal arts institution with approximately 750 students. In addition to serving the student body, the Phillips Memorial Library also serves as a public library to the community of Bethany. The library houses over 300,000 items. The collection includes substantial archives of Alexander Campbell, early leader of the Disciples of Christ; the Upper Ohio Valley Collection; American Civil War regimental histories; and a collection of original and rare art by artists such as Dougherty and Bierstadt.
Founded in 1979 by information and computer professionals, SIRSI, based in Huntsville, Alabama, is one of the world's leading suppliers of information automation. SIRSI automates all aspects of information management, from information consortia to the single desktop user. SIRSI systems are installed worldwide in academic, public, law, medical, government, and corporate environments.