Library Technology Guides

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May 11, 2000

Infor Library and Information Solutions The National Library of Canada launches a portal to library resources using Geac's Library Solutions. The virtual Canadian union catalogue launched for preview at the Manitoba Library Association Conference, offers an Internet-based single point of access to a wealth of distributed catalogues of Canadian archived information. Web users can perform bilingual searches of the catalogues of selected academic, public, government and special libraries, either individually or simultaneously. Initial offerings to the public will include access to a growing set of databases that represent the holdings of more than 90 libraries nation wide and new databases will be added as they become available. [Full Announcement].

December 27, 1999

Infor Library and Information Solutions Geac continues success in Ottawa Region with new sale. Canada Customs and Revenue Agency has gone live with Geac''s ADVANCE integrated library solution. With 14 libraries located throughout Canada, including their Headquarters library in Ottawa, CCRA will be replacing several non-integrated automated and manual systems with a state-of-the art, tried and tested solution for their consortium environment. [Full Announcement].

Infor Library and Information Solutions 3 Montreal hospital libraries install Geac's Advance ILS. The Centre Hospitalier de l''Université de Montréal, representing a consortium of three teaching hospitals, has chosen Geac''s ADVANCE library automation solution to provide integrated system functionality [Full Announcement].

June 26, 1999

Infor Library and Information Solutions Geac unveils circulation client at ALA in New Orleans. [Full Announcement].

January 1, 1999

Infor Library and Information Solutions NRC goes live with Geac ADVANCE. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has recently gone live on the ADVANCE Integrated Library System. NRC was using a public domain version of an integrated library system since 1983. "Geac has done a great job migrating our library from our first generation system to ADVANCE," stated Eileen Chen, Director of the NRC Library. NRC is using Sun servers, purchased through Geac's corporate reseller agreement. Geac maintains a close educational partnership and has a worldwide reseller agreement directly with Sun. [Full Announcement].

Infor Library and Information Solutions Brooklyn Public Library technology initiative includes Geac's PLUS System. The Brooklyn Public Library System recently received fund allocations of $12 million dollars, to be used for technology projects and building repairs. Included in this technology initiative is an upgrade of the Library's current automation system, Geac's PLUS system. The system upgrade adds new hardware and client products, and the implementation of a public access catalog. The upgraded PLUS system operates on a Sun Enterprise 4000 and incorporates Geac's client/server product line—GeoWeb, a Web-based access solution; GeoPac, a public access research workstation; and GeoCat, a MARC cataloging client. [Full Announcement].

1999

Infor Library and Information Solutions Geac Announces Release of GeoWeb 3.0. [Full Announcement].

June 17, 1998

Infor Library and Information Solutions Alderson-Broaddus College chooses Geac ADVANCE. Alderson-Broaddus College has selected Geac's ADVANCE System for automating their campus library, the Pickett Library. The sale includes the purchase of license rights to Geac software and new hardware, including 11 user licenses for ADVANCE release 6.7 software, single licenses for GeoPac and GeoCat software, and a Sun server [Full Announcement].

March 2, 1993

Infor Library and Information Solutions Secretary of State chooses Geac. Geac Computer Corporation Limited announced that the Library of the Department of the Secretary of State of Canada and Multiculturalism and Citizenship Canada has chosen Geac''s Unix-based ADVANCE Integrated Library System. [Full Announcement].

March 01, 1993

Infor Library and Information Solutions London Borough of Barnet chooses Geac. Geac Computer Corporation Limited announced that the London Borough of Barnet in the U.K. has selected Geac ADVANCE to provide a library automation system. [Full Announcement].