Library Technology Guides

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April 8, 2002

NISO NISO Serials Study Underway. NISO, the National Information Standards Organization has been asked to undertake the development of a national standard to facilitate the exchange of serials subscription information. [Full Announcement].

February 6, 2002

Surpass Software Surpass Software Releases Serials Management Software For Under $500 For use with Surpass and Other Automation Systems. Surpass Software has released Surpass Serials periodical management software. Surpass Serials is compatible with Surpass and other library automation systems. The new program offers users easy monitoring of the delivery and cataloging of newspapers, magazines, and other periodicals. [Full Announcement].

January 18, 2002

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Innovative Interfaces and Swets Blackwell introduce new checkin interface. Blackwell and Innovative Interfaces, Inc. announced their development of an automated checkin interface for print journals through Innovative''s Millennium Serials E-Checkin. This follows successful testing with the University of Queensland and Queensland University of Technology in Australia. [Full Announcement].

June 9, 2000

Sagebrush Technologies. Sagebrush Corporation releases Winnebago Spectrum update. Sagebrush Corporation announced that the latest update for Winnebago Spectrum is now available. Spectrum 4.5.1 update incorporates several new features and innovations, including: 21 new reports for Macintosh clients; Custom report index feature for Macintosh clients; Improved robustness to protect against improper server shutdowns and power outages; The ability to print or preview reports on Windows clients; Larger font size on bibliography displays for improved readability; More user control when searching; Faster performance in batch edit operations. [Full Announcement].

May 19, 2000

Sagebrush Technologies. Sagebrush Corporation to release new Serials Manager program. Sagebrush Corporation announced the scheduled release of Serials Manager, a stand-alone program designed to streamline management of magazines, journals, and other periodicals in all types of libraries. The Serials Manager program enhances management of subscriptions, vendors, receiving, routing, and claims, and also provides a number of reports, and will be released mid-June, 2000. [Full Announcement].

March 9, 2000

Sagebrush Technologies. answers education professionals' questions through Ask Jeeves. Sagebrush Corporation, developer of the site, announced that education professionals can now find information, products, and services on the Internet directly from the Internet portal through Ask Jeeves at [Full Announcement].

January 14, 2000

Sirsi Corporation. SIRSI enhances Unicorn serials control module. Sirsi Corporation announced the incorporation of major enhancements to the Serials Control module of its Unicorn Library Management System. The Unicorn WorkFlows staff client now includes a robust Serials Control Wizard to manage all aspects of periodical, journal and supplement control, such as serials receipt and the creation of MARC holding records. [Full Announcement].

September 27, 1999

Innovative Interfaces, Inc. Innovative introduces Millennium Serials Java-based interface: graphical, Web-based module makes processing fun. Innovative Interfaces has brought Millennium Serials, its Java-based graphical serials processing module, into general release. [Full Announcement].

June 24, 1998

EOS International EOS international's Q Series serials module enters the beta test cycle: offers sophisticated serials control for libraries of all sizes. [Full Announcement].

June 19, 1998

The Library Corporation New library automation system for serials management and tracking: Library.Serial introduced by TLC. [Full Announcement].

January 21, 1993

EOS International Data Trek, Inc. adds Dawson Subscription Service serials interface. [Full Announcement].