Bibliomation, Inc., a consortium of 43 public and academic libraries located in Western and Northeastern sections of Connecticut, has selected the CARL System for its integrated library system. Bibliomation's new system will support 450 online terminals. The system will be installed in August, 1994. Bibliomation is the second Connecticut network to migrate to the CARL System. The Capitol Region Library Council (CRLC) installed its 500 terminal “CONNECT” CARL System in 1993.
When the Bibliomation system become operational both the Bibliomation and Capitol Region databases will be easily accessible through any terminal on either system. Together the two systems will Se -a total of 75 libraries, including 10 of the 12 community colleges in the state. Almost 50 percent of the total population of Connecticut of more than 1.5 million people are served by the public libraries; of the two combines networks.
[Contact: Mike Simonds, CEO, BibliomationL Inc., (203) 378-8700.]