Library Technology Guides

Current News Service and Archive

March 1, 2007

SirsiDynix SirsiDynix Enterprise Portal Solution, Rooms go live at Arcadia University. SirsiDynix announced that Arcadia University's Landman Library in Glenside, PA, has begun using the SirsiDynix Enterprise Portal Solution and the SirsiDynix Rooms content management platform. [Full Announcement].

June 16, 2005

SIRSI Corporation. Docutek Releases New Version of DocuFax. Docutek, a Sirsi Company, a leading provider of Internet software for academic, public, and K-12 libraries, announced the release of DocuFax Direct, the next generation of its patented DocuFax software. DocuFax Direct includes new features that enhance the ability of users to fax documents directly to the Web. [Full Announcement].

June 14, 2005

SIRSI Corporation. Sirsi expands access to library holdings via Google Scholar. Sirsi Corporation announced a new service that permits a library to link its holdings to Google Scholar via Sirsi Resolver, Sirsiís OpenURL reference linking tool. Using this service, library users can search Google Scholar, rely on a link between Sirsi Resolver and Google Scholar to indicate whether or not the library has access to the particular e-resources, and then have one-click access to full-text articles from those licensed e-resources. This linking service will be available at no charge to Sirsi libraries that are already using Sirsi Resolver. [Full Announcement].

June 09, 2005

SIRSI Corporation. University of Leicester launches pilot of Sirsi Rooms. Sirsi Corporation has announced that Leicester is the first UK University to use Sirsi Rooms context management software. [Full Announcement].

June 1, 2005

SIRSI Corporation. Sirsi Secured Resources installed at Panhandle Public Library Cooperative System. Sirsi Corporation announced that the Panhandle Public Library Cooperative System in Mariana, Florida, selected Sirsi Secured Resources. Sirsi Secured Resources is a service to ensure that, in any type of emergency, library users and staff will have access to all electronic resources. Sirsi Secured Resources takes care of everything, from storing backup tapes to verifying backup routines. [Full Announcement].

May 18, 2005

SIRSI Corporation. Anoka County Library moves to Sirsi Unicorn. Sirsi Corporation announced today that Anoka County Library in Minnesota, is moving to the Sirsi Unicorn Library Management System. [Full Announcement].

May 17, 2005

SIRSI Corporation. Userful receives Sirsi SIP2 certification. Sirsi Corporation announced that the DiscoverStation software solution from Userful is now SIP2-certified for the Sirsi Unicorn Library Management System and the DRA Classic System. [Full Announcement].

May 11, 2005

SIRSI Corporation. Library of the Supreme Court of Canada selects Sirsi. Sirsi Corporation announced that the Library of the Supreme Court of Canada in Ottawa, Ontario, has selected the Unicorn Library Management System. [Full Announcement].

May 06, 2005

SIRSI Corporation. Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh chooses Sirsi. Sirsi Corporation has announced that the library at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh has chosen the Sirsi Unicorn Library Management System to replace its existing system. [Full Announcement].

April 07, 2005

SIRSI Corporation. Sirsi Corporation and Copyright Clearance Center partner to integrate Copyright Permission into two leading library services. Copyright Clearance Center, the world''s premier provider of copyright licensing and compliance solutions, and Sirsi Corporation announced a partnership that has delivered two integrated library solutions to streamline copyright compliance for libraries. Direct linking to Copyright Clearance Centerís online permission services from Sirsi Resolver, an OpenURL resolution system, enables librarians and staff to secure copyright permission for ILL, reserves, document delivery and other uses. T he two companies also announced improved integration with Docutek ERes, the leading electronic reserves software. [Full Announcement].

SIRSI Corporation. Council of Atlantic University Libraries Teams with Sirsi to Create Consortium-wide Portal for Scholarly Information. Sirsi Corporation announced that the Council of Atlantic University Libraries, a consortium of 17 universities in four provinces in Atlantic Canada, is planning to launch the Atlantic Scholarly Information Network Portal, a resource discovery and content management system that will deliver scholarly information and services, regardless of format, to more than 80,000 students, faculty, and staff. Set to launch in September 2005, the portal will use the Sirsi Enterprise Portal Solution. [Full Announcement].

SIRSI Corporation. Lawrence Technological University chooses Sirsi. Sirsi Corporation announced that Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, Michigan, has selected the Sirsi Unicorn Library Management System. [Full Announcement].

SIRSI Corporation. Rice University Opens Digital Archive Powered by Sirsi. Sirsi Corporation announced that Rice Universityís Fondren Library recently launched its online digital archives, Fondren Digital Collections. The three collections currently exhibited by the FDC are powered by the Sirsi Hyperion Digital Media Archive. [Full Announcement].

SIRSI Corporation. Consortium of South African Universities chooses Sirsi. Sirsi Corporation announced that the eastern seaboard Association of Libraries in South Africa selected the Sirsi Unicorn Library Management System to provide a Comprehensive Integrated Technology Environment to replace their existing Urica systems. A single Unicorn system will provide a merged union catalog to all institutions, while simultaneously supporting disparate circulation and acquisition policies. [Full Announcement].

March 31, 2005

SIRSI Corporation. CybraryN receives Sirsi SIP2 certification. Sirsi Corporation announced that the CybraryN patron authentication solution is now SIP2-certified for the Sirsi Unicorn Library Management System. With patron authentication software that works seamlessly with Unicorn, libraries can ensure fair usage of public access computers automatically Ė freeing staff from monitoring this usage manually [Full Announcement].

March 25, 2005

SIRSI Corporation. Collegi d'Arquitectes de Catalunya selects Sirsi. Sirsi Corporation announced that the Col∑legi d''Arquitectes de Catalunya Library Service in Spain recently selected Sirsi technology to improve access to library services for its users. [Full Announcement].

March 02, 2005

SIRSI Corporation. Sirsi SuperConference Draws 1,000+ Attendees from Around the Globe. Sirsi Corporation and two Sirsi users'' groups today concluded Sirsi SuperConference 2005, which brought together more than 1,000 Sirsi users, library executives, and technology partners from around the world. [Full Announcement].

February 23, 2005

SIRSI Corporation. Bob Molyneux of NCLIS Joins Sirsi. Sirsi Corporation announced that Robert E. Molyneux, Ph.D., director of statistics and surveys for the U.S. National Commission on Libraries and Information Science, will join the company on March 1, 2005, as chief statistician for the Normative Data Project for Libraries. [Full Announcement].

SIRSI Corporation. Sirsi and Quality Books improve ordering and invoicing. Sirsi Corporation today a partnership with Quality Books Inc. to provide enhanced functionality in Sirsi''s Unicorn Library Management System for easy, advanced electronic book ordering. This capability is delivered through electronic data interchange, based on the x12 protocol. Acquisitions staff members at libraries using Unicorn will be able to electronically order, invoice, and receive high-quality materials from Quality Books quickly and more efficiently. [Full Announcement].

February 07, 2005

SIRSI Corporation. City of Orange Public Library goes with Sirsi. Sirsi Corporation announced that the City of Orange Public Library, California, has selected Sirsi Unicorn. [Full Announcement].