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October 6, 2017

Backstage Library Works. Backstage begins RFID tagging 1.9 million items for East Baton Rouge Parish Library. Backstage Library Works has begun production on a massive RFID tagging project for the East Baton Rouge Parish Library. The project is part of the library’s conversion to a unified RFID inventory system, which upon completion, will deliver greater accuracy in circulation and inventory while making library staff more available to patrons. Backstage will tag over 1.9 million barcoded items contained in fourteen library branches, one outreach services facility, and an external storage facility. [Full Announcement].

February 19, 2015

EBSCO Information Services East Baton Rouge Library chooses EBSCO Discovery Service. East Baton Rouge Parish Library has chosen EBSCO Discovery Service from EBSCO Information Services as its discovery solution. The library was impressed with EDS because of its fine-tuned relevance ranking and ability to create a search experience tailored to the needs of its users. [Full Announcement].

April 8, 2009

Infor Library and Information Solutions. East Baton Rouge Parish Library System Selects V-smart. Infor announced today that the East Baton Rouge Parish Library in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has selected V-smart, Infor's web-based integrated library system, to offer its 386,000 users improved access to the library's collections of more than 2 million items. [Full Announcement].

November 23, 1998

Infor Library and Information Solutions. Eighteen libraries install Geac's Web-based catalog. GeoWeb, the Web-based Public Access Catalog available from Geac Computers, Inc., has been installed in 18 North American libraries during the past few months. GeoWeb is the public access solution available with Geac's ADVANCE and PLUS client/server library systems, and supports "Virtual Catalog" implementations from multiple library system vendors. [Full Announcement].