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February 12, 2010

Infor Library and Information Solutions. Montpellier Metropolitan Area Libraries Selects Infor’s Suite of Automation Products. Infor announced that the Montpellier Metropolitan Area Libraries selected V-smart, Infor’s Web-based integrated library system, following one of the largest tenders in France in 2009. The Montpellier Metropolitan Area Libraries will implement V-smart, as well as Infor’s V-insight statistical analysis portal, to manage the libraries’ rich collection of more than one million items and to process more than 1.5 million annual loans. [Full Announcement].

June 15, 2009

Infor Library and Information Solutions. Troyes Metropolitan Area Media Center (MAT) selects Infor's Suite of Automation Products. Infor announced today that the Troyes Metropolitan Area Media Center (Médiathèque de l'Agglomération Troyenne - MAT) has selected Infor's suite of automation products. MAT will be implementing V-smart, Infor's web-based integrated library system, alongside Infor's V-spaces federated search application, V-link OpenURL Resolver, and V-insight statistical analysis portal. MAT joins a growing number of prestigious libraries that use Infor's products in France including the City of Paris Library Network, the Academic Library of Sainte-Geneviève University (BSG), La Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris (CIUP) and La Bibliothèque nationale et universitaire de Strasbourg (BNU). [Full Announcement].

June 2, 2009

Infor Library and Information Solutions. Redeemer University College Selects V-smart. Infor announced that Redeemer University College in Ancaster, Ontario, Canada, has selected V-smart, Infor's web-based integrated library system. The Peter Turkstra Library at Redeemer University College selected V-smart for both its cost effectiveness and scalable design, which provides students and faculty personalized access to the Library's collections, online learning materials and coursework. [Full Announcement].

April 13, 2009

Infor Library and Information Solutions. Biblioteca Nacional Aruba Selects V-smart. Infor announced today that the Biblioteca Nacional Aruba (BNA) in Oranjestad, Aruba, has selected V-smart, Infor's web-based integrated library system. BNA, Aruba's national library, serves over 100,000 residents, including ten schools, through its main location in Oranjestad, a branch library in San Nicolas and two mobile libraries. [Full Announcement].

April 8, 2009

Infor Library and Information Solutions. East Baton Rouge Parish Library System Selects V-smart. Infor announced today that the East Baton Rouge Parish Library in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has selected V-smart, Infor's web-based integrated library system, to offer its 386,000 users improved access to the library's collections of more than 2 million items. [Full Announcement].

February 5, 2009

Infor Library and Information Solutions. Geac retains Quality Certification. Geac Library Division's UK office has once again been approved by its external Quality auditors for BS EN ISO 9001:2000 certification. [Full Announcement].

January 27, 2009

Infor Library and Information Solutions. The London Borough of Barnet Selects Vubis Smart. Infor announced that the London Borough of Barnet, United Kingdom, has selected Vubis Smart, Infor's integrated library system. The Barnet Borough libraries will implement Vubis Smart along with Infor's statistical analysis portal (V-insight) and federated search application (V-spaces), as well as the AquaBrowser search and discovery platform by Medialab Solutions BV. [Full Announcement].

November 12, 2008

Infor Library and Information Solutions. Infor Announces General Availability of Its V-smart Web-based Integrated Library System. Infor Library and Information Solutions announced the general availability of V-smart, a new web-based Integrated Library System. V-smart offers libraries distinctive advantages including faster deployment, easier maintenance, enhanced access to system data, and reduced cost of ownership. V-smart provides libraries the benefits of a web-based system with the features and functionalities of Vubis Smart, Infor's client/server ILS. V-smart does not replace Vubis Smart; Infor continues to provide regular releases, professional services and product support for its Vubis Smart ILS. [Full Announcement].

September 2, 2008

Infor Library and Information Solutions. Infor announces 350th sale of Vubis Smart. Infor Library and Information Solutions announced the 350th sale of Vubis Smart, Infor's integrated library system. With the 350th sale of Vubis Smart, Infor attains an important milestone that underscores the system's success in the global marketplace since its launch in 2002. [Full Announcement].

July 11, 2008

Infor Library and Information Solutions. Renfrewshire Council Libraries selects Vubis Smart. Infor announced that Renfrewshire Council Libraries located in Paisley, United Kingdom, has selected Vubis Smart, Infor's integrated library system. The Renfrewshire Libraries will implement Vubis Smart along with Infor's statistical analysis portal, V-insight. [Full Announcement].

June 16, 2008

Infor Library and Information Solutions. Leeds Trinity and All Saints College selects Vubis Smart. Infor announced today that Leeds Trinity and All Saints College, located in Leeds, United Kingdom, has selected Vubis Smart, Infor’s integrated Library System. Leeds Trinity and All Saints College will implement Vubis Smart along with Infor’s federated search and information portal (V-spaces), e-resources management application (V-sources), statistical analysis tool (V-insight) and Reading List functionality. Leeds Trinity nad All Saints College will also be implementing AquaBrowser, the “discovery platform” by Medialab Solutions. [Full Announcement].

May 27, 2008

Infor Library and Information Solutions. Two More Libraries join Vubis Smart Consortia Implementations in Belgium. Infor announced today that two more libraries will join central Belgian consortia using Vubis Smart, Infor's integrated library system. The Public Library of Evere will become part of BruNO, the Brussels Network of Public Libraries. BruNO includes 16 libraries that serve nearly 1 million residents within the region of Brussels. [Full Announcement].

May 5, 2008

Infor Library and Information Solutions. General Secretariat for Gender Equality in Greece chooses Vubis Smart. Infor announced the General Secretariat for Gender Equality in Greece has chosen Vubis Smart, Infor’s integrated library system. Vubis Smart will be implemented at the Secretariat’s Library for Women’s Issues along with Infor’s federated search application, V-spaces, and OpenURL Resolver, V-link. [Full Announcement].

March 6, 2008

Infor Library and Information Solutions. Hutt City Libraries are judging books by their covers. Hutt City in New Zealand has chosen to take advantage of the powerful library search tool created by the integration of Syndetic Solutions, Inc.’s catalogue enrichment services with Geac’s Web OPAC, GeoWeb. This integration adds a new dimension to the research and display capabilities of GeoWeb with the inclusion of full cover images of newly published titles which are linked to additional information such as author notes, reviews and table of contents. [Full Announcement].

February 26, 2008

Infor Library and Information Solutions. Scottish Borders Council go live With Vubis Smart. Infor announced that Scottish Borders Council has successfully gone live with their Vubis Smart system in 12 libraries. The system will also support the Council’s 6 mobile libraries. [Full Announcement].

February 18, 2008

Infor Library and Information Solutions. Carmarthenshire County Council and Neath Port Talbot Council join Pembrokeshire County Council in Vubis Smart system consortium. Infor Library and Information Solutions announced today that Carmarthenshire County Council and Neath Port Talbot Council in Wales, UK, have contracted for Vubis Smart in a co-operative implementation with Pembrokeshire County Council who went live with their Vubis Smart system exactly on time on the 23rd January 2008. The joint system is based on a central service operated by Carmarthenshire. [Full Announcement].

January 30, 2008

Infor Library and Information Solutions. Bibliothèque Universitaire Sainte-Geneviève Chooses Vubis Smart. Infor announced that the Academic Library of Sainte-Geneviève University in Paris, France, has chosen Vubis Smart as the Library’s next generation integrated library management system. The Library will be implementing Vubis Smart along with Infor’s suite of library automation solutions - V-link, and V-sources . The selection of Vubis Smart by Sainte-Geneviève follows the selection of the system by the City of Strasbourg in the biggest tender in France of 2007. [Full Announcement].

January 28, 2008

Infor Library and Information Solutions. The City of Paris Library Network Chooses Vubis Smart. Infor announced today that the City of Paris Library Network in Paris, France, has chosen Infor’s Vubis Smart integrated library system. The Library Network will implement Vubis Smart throughout its 60 branches, which serve 330,000 registered users, handle 10 million loans and enjoy over 8.5 million in-library visits each year. [Full Announcement].

January 15, 2008

Infor Library and Information Solutions. Scottish Borders Council Selects Vubis Smart. Infor announced that Scottish Borders Council selected Vubis Smart as its new library automation system. The Vubis Smart project will include data migration from the council’s existing Sirsi Dynix library system, which will include conversions required for Marc21 cataloguing. [Full Announcement].

January 7, 2008

Infor Library and Information Solutions. Department of Canadian Heritage Knowledge Centre Goes Live With Vubis Smart. Infor announced that the Department of Canadian Heritage’s Knowledge Centre in Gatineau, Québec, Canada has successfully gone live with Vubis Smart. This implementation represents the first adoption of Vubis Smart by a Canadian federal government library and consists of a partnership between Canadian Heritage, Status of Women Canada and the Parks Canada Agency. [Full Announcement].

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