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July 10, 2018

(Biblionix) Biblionix announced the availability of a “Kids’ Catalog” option for the award-winning Apollo ILS/LSP. It allows children to browse and discover materials related to their age-level. Each library chooses what classes of materials are made accessible through the new catalog. And optional links to toggle between the general catalog and the Kids’ Catalog can be deployed. An example image of the new catalog is shown below and a live version is accessible here.

June 4, 2018

(Biblionix) Biblionix announced that cross-library reserve capability is available for its unique, bottom-up consortium solution; VersaCard virtual consortia. VersaCard virtual consortia functionality is available with the Apollo ILS/LSP and breaks out of the box of normal consortial architecture.

May 21, 2018

(Biblionix) Biblionix announced that setup fees have been eliminated for its “Auto-Calling”, automated call placement option for its Apollo Automation service. When selected by patrons, Auto-Calling places overdue and reserve calls without any dedicated action by library staff.

October 18, 2017

(Biblionix) Biblionix, the award winning and leading provider of automation solely for public libraries, today announced the addition of faceted searching to its Apollo ILS/LSP.

March 4, 2017

(Biblionix) Biblionix, the major award winner for library automation systems, today announced that twenty-eight (28) new customers migrated to its Apollo system in from August of 2016 through February of 2017. Apollo is devoted solely to public libraries.

January 11, 2017

(Biblionix) Biblionix, a leading provider of automation solely for public libraries, today announced that its Apollo ILS/LSP has again received the Product of the Year award in LibraryWorks’ Modern Library Awards. LibraryWorks created the MLAs to recognize the top products in the library industry in a truly unbiased format.

November 17, 2016

(Biblionix) Biblionix announced unprecedented integration opportunities for all customers’ websites. These opportunities for the Apollo Library Services Platform enhance security, add pizzazz, and increase user access to resources.

August 8, 2016

(Biblionix) Biblionix announced that nineteen (19) new customers migrated to its Apollo system in the three-month period from May through July of 2016. Apollo is devoted solely to public libraries.

May 2, 2016

(Biblionix) Biblionix announced that seventeen (17) new customers migrated to its Apollo system in the three month period from February through April of 2016. Apollo is devoted solely to public libraries.

February 2, 2016

(Biblionix) Biblionix, the major award winner for library automation systems, today announced that eight (8) new customers migrated to its Apollo system in January of 2016. No customers migrated from Apollo during this period. Apollo is devoted solely to public libraries.

January 5, 2016

(Biblionix) Biblionix, the major award winner for library automation systems, today announced that eleven (11) new customers migrated to its Apollo system in October, November, and December of 2015. No customers migrated from Apollo during this period. Apollo is devoted solely to public libraries.

December 16, 2015

(Biblionix) Biblionix announced the automatic addition of Accelerated Reader points, reading level, and quiz information to catalog searches of Apollo. Customers no longer need to add this information manually.

December 12, 2015

(Biblionix) Biblionix, a leading provider of automation solely for public libraries, today announced that its Apollo integrated library system/library services platform has received the Product of the Year award in LibraryWorks' second annual Modern Library Awards. LibraryWorks created the MLAs to recognize the top products in the library industry in a truly unbiased format.

October 5, 2015

(Biblionix) Biblionix announced that sixteen (16) new customers migrated to its Apollo system in August and September of 2015. Apollo is devoted solely to public libraries.

September 15, 2015

(Biblionix) Biblionix, the major 2015 award winner for library automation systems, today announced remote authentication for its Single Sign-On database/e-resource capability. Currently, logged-in patrons can enjoy one-click access from their library’s Apollo catalog: a click on a resource link in the catalog sends the patron right in, with no further authentication required. Here's an example of these links on an Apollo catalog.

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