Library Technology Guides

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December 3, 2021

Patron Point Columbus Metropolitan Library joins Patron Point. Patron Point announced that Columbus Metropolitan Library, in Columbus, Ohio has selected its patron engagement platform to support the Library's strategic plan to inspire reading, share resources and connect people. [Full Announcement].

June 24, 2015

BiblioCommons Columbus Metropolitan Library partners with BiblioCommons for enhanced catalog and discovery. Columbus Metropolitan Library, one of the highest rated public libraries in the United States, has partnered with BiblioCommons for an enhanced catalog and discovery layer that will work in conjunction with the Polaris Integrated Library System. [Full Announcement].

March 6, 2012

Ingram Content Group Columbus Metropolitan Library system selects Ingram as supplier. As libraries develop new models for today’s patrons, more systems such as Columbus Metropolitan Library are selecting Ingram Content Group for comprehensive library supply solutions. Ingram Content Group has been named as the primary vendor of print materials for Columbus Metropolitan Library, one of the most-used library systems in the United States. The system includes their main library and 20 branches. In the last year, library customers borrowed more than 15 million items, made 7 million visits to the library and asked 1.2 million reference questions. [Full Announcement].

December 28, 2006

The Library Corporation Columbus Metropolitan Library chooses AquaBrowser Library. Columbus Metropolitan Library in Ohio, ranked one of the most used libraries in the U.S., will implement the AquaBrowser Library search engine. [Full Announcement].

December 15, 2005

Webfeat. Columbus Metropolitan Library makes WebFeat key component of Website and technology upgrade. Columbus Metropolitan Library has launched a custom WebFeat federated search system. The customizability of the WebFeat solution, provided through WebFeat partner SirsiDynix, enabled the library to make WebFeat a central component of its major technology and website upgrade project which was unveiled to the public in mid-October. Columbus Metropolitan Library’s implementation of its WebFeat system enables library patrons to access and simultaneously search any or all of CML’s more than 50 electronic resources directly from any page of the library’s website. [Full Announcement].

August 04, 2004

Dynix. Columbus Metropolitan Library makes Horizon system of choice. Dynix announced that Columbus Metropolitan Library will migrate from the in-house system it has used to manage its collection since 1988 and install the Horizon Information Management System. [Full Announcement].