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June 2, 2020

(Biblionix) Biblionix today announced the completion of its Mobile Checkout capability for the Apollo® ILS/LSP. This brings the number of closure and partial-closure tools that are now available to all Apollo customers to eighteen. All are free of charge.

December 4, 2019

(ProQuest) Public libraries who use Apollo, an integrated library system (ILS) from Biblionix that automates circulation management and collection management, now have a new way to improve the discovery experience for their patrons. The Syndetics Unbound catalog enrichment service, designed to transform a library’s catalog or discovery layer, will now be available to public libraries in combination with Apollo.

July 30, 2019

(Biblionix) Biblionix announced that its ground-breaking Reserve Express capability has been significantly enhanced. The Apollo ILS/LSP Reserve Express feature has allowed patrons to subscribe to their favorite authors for receiving new titles. Whenever staff catalogs such new books, they simply click a button to add all subscribers to the reserve list, in random order. This lets patrons rest easy and not be concerned with the arrival timing of new books; as subscribers, they know they’ll receive them. And staff need not maintain manual lists of subscribers.

February 11, 2019

(Biblionix) Biblionix announced that a new staff interface is available for its Apollo LSP at no charge. The Dashboard brings a sleek, contemporary look to staff’s primary access/home page. It provides unprecedented access to key information with up-to-the-minute status. Tabs are managed internally to the Dashboard allowing for features like auto-restore and precise labeling.

July 10, 2018

(Biblionix) Biblionix announced the availability of a “Kids’ Catalog” option for the award-winning Apollo ILS/LSP. It allows children to browse and discover materials related to their age-level. Each library chooses what classes of materials are made accessible through the new catalog. And optional links to toggle between the general catalog and the Kids’ Catalog can be deployed. An example image of the new catalog is shown below and a live version is accessible here.

June 4, 2018

(Biblionix) Biblionix announced that cross-library reserve capability is available for its unique, bottom-up consortium solution; VersaCard virtual consortia. VersaCard virtual consortia functionality is available with the Apollo ILS/LSP and breaks out of the box of normal consortial architecture.

May 21, 2018

(Biblionix) Biblionix announced that setup fees have been eliminated for its “Auto-Calling”, automated call placement option for its Apollo Automation service. When selected by patrons, Auto-Calling places overdue and reserve calls without any dedicated action by library staff.

October 18, 2017

(Biblionix) Biblionix, the award winning and leading provider of automation solely for public libraries, today announced the addition of faceted searching to its Apollo ILS/LSP.

March 4, 2017

(Biblionix) Biblionix, the major award winner for library automation systems, today announced that twenty-eight (28) new customers migrated to its Apollo system in from August of 2016 through February of 2017. Apollo is devoted solely to public libraries.

November 17, 2016

(Biblionix) Biblionix announced unprecedented integration opportunities for all customers’ websites. These opportunities for the Apollo Library Services Platform enhance security, add pizzazz, and increase user access to resources.

August 8, 2016

(Biblionix) Biblionix announced that nineteen (19) new customers migrated to its Apollo system in the three-month period from May through July of 2016. Apollo is devoted solely to public libraries.

May 2, 2016

(Biblionix) Biblionix announced that seventeen (17) new customers migrated to its Apollo system in the three month period from February through April of 2016. Apollo is devoted solely to public libraries.

February 2, 2016

(Biblionix) Biblionix, the major award winner for library automation systems, today announced that eight (8) new customers migrated to its Apollo system in January of 2016. No customers migrated from Apollo during this period. Apollo is devoted solely to public libraries.

January 5, 2016

(Biblionix) Biblionix, the major award winner for library automation systems, today announced that eleven (11) new customers migrated to its Apollo system in October, November, and December of 2015. No customers migrated from Apollo during this period. Apollo is devoted solely to public libraries.

December 16, 2015

(Biblionix) Biblionix announced the automatic addition of Accelerated Reader points, reading level, and quiz information to catalog searches of Apollo. Customers no longer need to add this information manually.

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