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August 31, 2021

Atlas Systems, Inc. Washington University in St. Louis is live with ArchivesSpace supported by Atlas Systems. Washington University in Saint Louis is live using ArchivesSpace to manage and provide web access to their archives and special collections. Located in Saint Louis, Missouri, WUSTL joins more than 50 institutions receiving support from Atlas Systems. [Full Announcement].

August 24, 2021

Atlas Systems, Inc. Columbia University adds three libraries to their Aeon installation. Columbia University has added three new libraries to their Rare Books and Manuscripts Library installation of Aeon. The Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary, and C.V. Starr East Asian Library at Columbia University are now live using Aeon to manage workflows and request for their archives and special collections. [Full Announcement].

August 18, 2021

Atlas Systems, Inc. Vanderbilt University is now live with Aeon. The Vanderbilt University Special Collections and Archives, and the History of Medicine Collection is now live using Aeon. Located in Nashville, Tennessee, Vanderbilt joins nearly 100 institutions currently using Aeon to manage workflows and requests for their archives and special collections. [Full Announcement].

July 21, 2021

Atlas Systems, Inc. Two New York Public Library special collection reading rooms go live with Aeon. The New York Public Library's Manuscripts, Archives, and Rare Books Division at the Schwarzman Building and Library for Performing Arts are now live with Aeon. Three of the eleven reading rooms at the New York Public Library slated to implement Aeon are now live and in production. [Full Announcement].

July 13, 2021

Atlas Systems, Inc. The University of Southern California subscribes to Atlas Concierge Services for ILLiad and Ares. Atlas Systems announced that the University of Southern California Libraries (USC) are the latest Access Services Concierge Subscriber. Located in Los Angeles, California, USC joins nearly 50 institutions that currently subscribe for Concierge consultative support of their ILLiad resource management and Ares course resource management software. [Full Announcement].

July 7, 2021

Atlas Systems, Inc. ILLiad user records will now be searched and created for borrower requests from Alma. Ex Libris has announced greater integration between Alma and ILLiad in their upcoming release scheduled for July 2021. For sites using Alma to push borrower requests into ILLiad, It will now be possible to configure the resource sharing partner record in Alma to search ILLiad user records, create user records in ILLiad when none exist, and push patron information into ILLiad in real-time when the user record is matched. [Full Announcement].

June 15, 2021

Atlas Systems, Inc. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville subscribes to Atlas Concierge Services for ILLiad. Atlas Systems announced that the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is the latest Access Services Concierge Subscriber. Located in Edwardsville, Illinois, SIUE joins nearly 50 institutions that currently subscribe for Concierge consultative support of their ILLiad resource management software. [Full Announcement].

October 1, 2019

Atlas Systems, Inc. Rob Herrmann joins Atlas Systems. Atlas Systems announced that Rob Herrmann has joined the management team as vice president, marketing and sales. In this role Herrmann will set the strategic direction for business development for Atlas’ products and oversee the development and implementation of product marketing and sales plans. [Full Announcement].

June 24, 2014

Atlas Systems, Inc. Aeon Special Collections Software Experiences 66% Increase in Customer Base. Atlas Systems, the leading provider of time-saving solutions for libraries, announced today the continued growth in sales for Aeon, its special collections management software, and for Ares, its e-reserve software. New staff positions and ILLiad, Ares, and Aeon product releases also were announced. [Full Announcement].

January 15, 2013

Atlas Systems, Inc. Atlas Systems and OCLC deliver enhanced access to digital collections through CONTENTdm and Aeon integration. Atlas Systems and OCLC today announced the integration of the CONTENTdm Digital Collection Management Software and Atlas System's Aeon software for managing special collections user services. The integration enables end users of CONTENTdm collections to place an online request to view the original item in a library’s special collections reading room or order publication-quality reproductions via Aeon, paying any usage fees online with a credit card. The University of Miami and the Claremont Colleges Library have successfully piloted the integration. [Full Announcement].

January 3, 2013

Atlas Systems, Inc. Atlas Systems announces staff changes to enhance service to growing customer base. Jason Glover, president and chief executive officer of Atlas Systems, has announced management changes in the company. Stephanie Spires will assume the newly-created role of chief service officer, managing customer support, consulting services, and training. Genie Powell will continue as Chief Customer Officer, transforming the role to focus on interfacing with customers to ensure all Atlas products continue to evolve to meet customer needs. Kathy Poston will broaden her responsibilities as Director of Information Technology Services. [Full Announcement].

October 16, 2012

Atlas Systems, Inc. Atlas Systems and Compendium Library Services Partner to deliver reference management capabilities to special collections and archives. Atlas Systems announced an addon that integrates the reference request management functions of Compendium's Knowledge Tracker software with Atlas Systems’ Aeon special collections management software. The add-on automatically links reference requests in Knowledge Tracker with user records and paging requests in Aeon. With the add-on, library staff can respond to reference requests without having to the leave the Aeon application. [Full Announcement].

July 8, 2012

Atlas Systems, Inc. Atlas Systems/Library Journal Webcast to Focus on Special Collections Management. Special collections managers and academic library administrators will want to mark their calendars for a free webcast sponsored by Library Journal and Atlas Systems, the leading provider of time-saving solutions for libraries. Managing Special Collections: Service, Security, Statistics will be presented as a live event on Tuesday July 31, 2012 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT (11:00 AM to 12:00 PM PDT). [Full Announcement].

January 10, 2012

Atlas Systems, Inc. Atlas continues strong sales of Ares E-Reserves and Aeon Special Collections Management. Atlas Systems, the leading provider of time-saving solutions for libraries, ended 2011 with a surge in sales for both Ares and Aeon. Institutions that purchased Ares in the last half of 2011 include University of South Florida; Temple University (PA); Skidmore College (NY); American University (DC); University of Windsor (CAN); University of Victoria (CAN); Drexel University (PA); Harvard Kennedy School (MA); and University of Illinois. New sites implementing Aeon include Claremont Colleges Library (CA); American Antiquarian Society (MA); and Duke University (NC). [Full Announcement].

October 5, 2011

Atlas Systems, Inc. Atlas Systems to offer ILLiad users GIST planning and implementation. Atlas Systems, the leading provider of time-saving solutions for libraries, announced an agreement with the Information Delivery Services Project to provide training to any ILLiad user who is interested in implementing the Getting It System Toolkit. GIST merges and streamlines Acquisitions and ILL request workflows using ILLiad, leveraging systems to do more work while reducing the staff time necessary to make informed decisions and process materials. [Full Announcement].

September 13, 2011

Atlas Systems, Inc. Canadian Libraries Select Ares E-Reserves System. Atlas Systems, the leading provider of time-saving solutions for libraries, has seen a significant increase in interest in the Ares E-reserves software among Canadian libraries looking to integrate multiple systems, improve workflow, and streamline requests for copyright permissions. Ares licensees in Canada include University of Guelph, University of British Columbia, Ryerson University, University of Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier University, Carleton University, and York University. [Full Announcement].

August 24, 2011

Atlas Systems, Inc. OCLC to offer Atlas Systems' free electronic document delivery software. Atlas Systems announced that OCLC will extend its suite of resource sharing services with Odyssey 3.0, the new version of Atlas’ free stand-alone electronic delivery software. Odyssey complements the OCLC ILLiad Resource Sharing Management Software that was developed by Atlas Systems and is now distributed by OCLC. [Full Announcement].

August 11, 2011

Atlas Systems, Inc. Marilyn Rackley joins Atlas Systems as Aeon specialist. Atlas Systems announced that Marilyn Rackley has joined Atlas as Aeon Specialist, Training and Library Solutions. Formerly Aeon project manager at Harvard College Library, Rackley will be responsible for coordinating the implementation of the Atlas Aeon software for managing special collections and archives user services, including training and advanced workflow consulting. [Full Announcement].

June 16, 2011

Atlas Systems, Inc. Strong Sales of Ares E-Reserves and Aeon special collections management propel Atlas Systems into FY11/12. At the close of its fiscal year, Atlas Systems, the leading provider of time-saving solutions for libraries, is exceptionally pleased with the market adoption of its two newest products. [Full Announcement].

April 25, 2011

Atlas Systems, Inc. Atlas Systems Offers Ares E-Reserves Group Pricing to NYSHEI. Atlas Systems announced an agreement with the New York State Higher Education Initiative to make the Ares e-reserves management software available to NYSHEI members at an attractive consortial discount. NYSHEI represents nearly 150 public and private, academic and research libraries. [Full Announcement].

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