PARIS, France, January 28, 2008. 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. With Vubis Smart, the Library Network will provide its staff with improved workflows and offer visitors enhanced access to its collections and services.
"The City of Paris Library Network is one of the most prominent lending organizations in the world, and has a very rich collection of books, journals and multi-media," says Ann Melaerts, Managing Director Infor Library and Information Solutions. "Because of its inherent scalability, Vubis Smart is an ideal system to handle large and diverse collections. The fact that the City of Paris Library Network has chosen Vubis Smart attests to the strength of the system and the value that it offers to staff and library users alike."
City of Paris residents enjoy access to the Library Network’s collections of 3 million books, 6,000 electronic journals and 650,000 compact discs. The Library Network offers resources and services in a wide array of subject areas: African culture, psychology, theatre, trades, Asian languages, photography, science fiction, art and more. Throughout the year, the Paris Public Libraries organize conferences, meetings with authors, readings, workshops and plays. For more information, visit: http://www.paris.fr/portail/Culture/Portal.lut?page_id=145
About Vubis Smart
Vubis Smart is an Integrated Library System that enables libraries to organize and present data from any source and in any format. The system incorporates convenient workflows and easy-to-use administrative tools. Staff can define multiple formats, databases, indexes, search methods and more. Distinctive rules and parameters may be defined to meet the requirements of individual branches and locations. Through the Web OPAC, users can simultaneously search multiple databases and link to subscription resources. Users can also customize the Web OPAC interface for appearance, language and search results. Unique Web OPAC features include "Fuzzy Logic", "Associative Searching", Selective Dissemination of Information (SDI) and customized news feeds (RSS).
About Infor Library and Information Solutions
Infor Library and Information Solutions offers libraries and information centers a suite of automation products, including an information portal and federated search application (V-spaces), an Open URL solution (V-link), and Integrated Library System (Vubis Smart), and an Electronic Resources Management System (V-sources). Our organization has been at the forefront of library technology for three decades and has a rich history of providing innovative solutions to information centers and libraries worldwide. For more information about our products, visit www.vubis-smart.com.