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May 28, 2020

Patron Point Ottawa Public Library (ON) launches Patron Point. Patron Point announced today that the Ottawa Public Library, Ontario, Canada, (OPL), has launched its patron relationship management system to help drive its patron engagement and web marketing efforts. Of particular interest to OPL was utilizing Patron Point to expand the Library’s marketing reach while improving its ability to provide timely and responsive communications. [Full Announcement].

March 4, 2012

Bibliotheca Ottawa Public Library opts for RFID. Bibliotheca announced it is working with the Ottawa Public Library to help bring RFID technology – including provision of all tags and conversion services in the year ahead, and much of the equipment for the first branch to switch to RFID – to North America’s largest bilingual (French and English) library system. OPL serves almost one million residents and provides access to a collection of more than 2.3 million items across 33 branches and two bookmobiles. [Full Announcement].

June 24, 2010

SirsiDynix 15 More Library Customers Come Online with SirsiDynix Symphony. SirsiDynix announces 14 more customers have joined the growing list libraries using SirsiDynix Symphony to manage their library operations, automate tasks, and improve staff productivity so they can focus on the important work of helping their patrons. [Full Announcement].

June 27, 2001

epixtech, inc.. Ottawa Public Library selects Horizon Sunrise. epixtech, inc. is announced that Ottawa Public Library selected Horizon Sunrise as its library automation solution. Ottawa Public Library, located in Canada''s capital, was created in January 2001 as a result of the amalgamation of the 11 former library systems comprising a total of 33 branches. With over 400,000 patrons and an annual circulation in excess of 7 million, Ottawa Public Library is one of Canada''s largest public libraries, and the largest officially bilingual public library in Canada. [Full Announcement].