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September 9, 2021

The Library Corporation The Library Corporation Launches TLC.GO! Mobile App for public, K-12, and academic libraries. The Library Corporation announced its new partnership with SOLUS to provide a world-leading mobile library app to customers using their CARL, Library•Solution, and Library,Solution for Schools integrated library systems in the public, K-12, and academic library markets. TLC.Go! will provide an additional option to TLC customers who may already be using the responsive platforms in mobile environments, as well as the mobile app wrapper available with CARL. [Full Announcement].

August 27, 2021

The Library Corporation Belhaven University Includes Library•Solution on its Back-to-School List. The Library Corporation welcomed Belhaven University to its family of customers as the university library in Jackson, Mississippi, recently completed its implementation of Library.Solution. The migration to the new library management system will allow the Belhaven University library staff more operational efficiencies and improved workflows, just in time for the start of the Fall semester. [Full Announcement].

August 20, 2021

The Library Corporation Latest CARL product release highlights public library patrons. The Library Corporation announced the latest release of the CARL suite of integrated library software, including features targeted at providing inclusive library features and pleasant patron experiences, in addition to enhancing library staff workflows and providing additional customization options to meet their libraries' community needs. This summer release includes CARL.X version 9.6.9, CARL.Connect Staff version 1.6.5, CARL.Connect Discovery version 3.6.3, and CARL APIs version 1.9.9. [Full Announcement].

August 11, 2021

The Library Corporation Grand Island Public Library excited to implement Library.Solution. The Library Corporation announced the recent implementation of Library.Solution for Grand Island Public Library in Grand Island, Nebraska. The library has been looking forward to the completely web-based and hosted library system that Library•Solution provides, as well as the eIntegration and dedicated Kids PAC solutions for their borrowers. [Full Announcement].

June 15, 2021

The Library Corporation Leander Public Library and TLC’s Library.Solution: Reunited And It Feels So Good. The Library Corporation continues its busy 2021 schedule with the reimplementation of Library.Solution for Leander Public Library in Leander, Texas. Currently a customer of TLC's AMH and RFID company Tech Logic, LPL will be rejoining the full TLC family again. This will be Leander's first use of Library.Solution since 2011. [Full Announcement].

June 14, 2021

The Library Corporation Medaille College Returns to the TLC Family. Students are not the only ones returning home this summer, as Medaille College returns to The Library Corporation for the first time since 2008. Medaille College recently implemented Library.Solution, TLC's 100 percent web-based Library Management System. [Full Announcement].

June 4, 2021

The Library Corporation The Library Corporation Implements First Library•Solution Version 5.x in the Philippines. Earlier this month, Ateneo de Davao University (ADDU) upgraded their Library.Solution library management software to version 5.6.3, part of the next-generation 5.x series. ADDU is the first library in the Philippines using Library.Solution Version 5.x as their Library Management System. [Full Announcement].

May 10, 2021

The Library Corporation Frederick County Public Libraries choose CARL. The Library Corporation announced that Frederick County Public Libraries in Frederick County, Maryland, have chosen the CARL product suite as their next generation Library Management Platform. [Full Announcement].

April 29, 2021

The Library Corporation Westminster Public Library Extends Community Outreach with NovelBranch from TLC•SmartTECH. The Library Corporation announced the successful implementation of TLC.SmartTECH's NovelBranch mini library kiosk in collaboration with the Westminster Public Library in Westminster, CO, at two local recreation centers. The library has been delighted to extend community outreach with the NovelBranch units, providing circulating library materials through an easy-to-use, self-service kiosk. [Full Announcement].

April 21, 2021

The Library Corporation Lodi Public Library joined The Library Corporation’s (TLC) family of customers. Lodi Public Library recently implemented Library.Solution and joined The Library Corporation and its family of customers. [Full Announcement].

March 8, 2021

The Library Corporation Latest CARL features promote library-centric workflows. The Library Corporation (TLC) develops software with an understanding of library workflows and the needs of TLC customers in mind. With the latest product release of the CARL integrated library system, TLC continues to provide features that improve operational efficiency, which can be found in CARL.X version 9.6.8, CARL.Connect Staff version 1.6.4, CARL.Connect Discovery version 3.6.2.1 and CARL.X APIs version 1.9.8. [Full Announcement].

January 19, 2021

The Library Corporation TLC wins dual Modern Library Award honors. The Library Corporation has added to its impressive list of accomplishments yet again, earning multiple 2021 Modern Library Awards. TLC not only received a Gold Level Award for CARL.Connect Discovery but also the highly distinguished “Service of the Year” Award for TLC.Cloud Services. The MLAs were created to recognize the top products and services in the library industry in a truly unbiased format. Only customers with experience using these products/services in their facilities were permitted to judge the products/services, resulting in a truly unbiased score. [Full Announcement].

January 11, 2021

The Library Corporation TLCs Family of Customers is growing in Indiana. The Library Corporation'continues to expand its family of customers in Indiana with the recent Library.Solution implementation at Plymouth Public Library. [Full Announcement].

December 18, 2020

The Library Corporation Bremen Public Library joins the TLC family. The Library Corporation announced that, in spite of the hurdles and challenges COVID-19 continues to present to the library industry in 2020, TLC's family of customers continues to grow and thrive. The most recent library to join the TLC family is Bremen Public Library. [Full Announcement].

December 7, 2020

The Library Corporation TLC completes milestone migration to TLC.Cloud Services. The Library Corporation has completed its fifth customer migration to its latest cloud hosting model: TLC.Cloud Services. Five distinctive library systems from around the country and internationally have partnered with TLC to successfully migrate their integrated library systems into the new cloud platform, with more customers scheduled for migrations later this year and beyond. [Full Announcement].

December 4, 2020

The Library Corporation eBiblioFile now serves former RBdigital customers enhanced data. With the recent acquisition of RBdigital by OverDrive, TLC announced that all former RBdigital customers are now eligible to utilize eBiblioFile, an on-demand MARC record service for eBooks and other downloadable titles. This service has been available to OverDrive customers as well as cloudLibrary™ by bibliotheca customers. [Full Announcement].

October 27, 2020

The Library Corporation Now Live on CARL.X: OWLSnet Consortia implemented new Iitegrated library system 100% virtually. The newest library system to implement TLC's CARL.X integrated library software is the Outagamie Waupaca Library System's shared automation network (OWLSnet). This library system, which went live on August 17, 2020, is a public library consortium consisting of 29 libraries with 49 locations that stretch across two library systems in northeast Wisconsin. [Full Announcement].

October 14, 2020

The Library Corporation Newport News Public Library implements Library.Solution. Newport News Public Library recently joined The Library Corporation family by implementing Library.Solution integrated library system software. Located in Newport News, VA, this 5-location library system has a mission to “connect, inspire, enrich and empower,” which they have continued to do in the middle of a global pandemic. [Full Announcement].

October 8, 2020

The Library Corporation Library.Solution 5.6.1 is here. The Library Corporation's latest major update to Library.Solution was recently released and customers are already complimenting the enhancements and new features found within version 5.6.1 of the Library Management System. [Full Announcement].

August 27, 2020

The Library Corporation CARL Development Centered on Customer Priorities and Innovation. The Library Corporation continuously and consistently develops CARL.X, CARL.Connect Discovery and Mobile, and CARL.Connect Staff, making it the most innovative integrated library system in the industry. TLC's commitment to working alongside customers as development partners fuels development investments TLC continuously makes to the CARL product platform. As a result of this collaboration, CARL.X version 9.6.6, CARL.Connect Staff version 1.6.2, CARL.Connect Discovery version 3.6.1 and CARL.X APIs version 1.9.7, are now available. [Full Announcement].

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