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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].

March 29, 2011

Atlas Systems, Inc.. CCC New Get It Now Service and Forthcoming OCLC Functionality Create Buzz at Atlas Systems’ ILLiad Conference. The 2011 ILLiad International Conference, presented by Atlas Systems, wrapped up on Friday, March 25th in Virginia Beach, Virginia, with more than 300 interlibrary loan professionals participating in the two day conference focused on trends and advancements in resource sharing. New product announcements from Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) and OCLC were among the conference highlights. [Full Announcement].

February 3, 2011

Atlas Systems, Inc.. 2011 ILLiad Conference Features Do-It-Yourself ILLiad 8 Tune-Up to Maximize Productivity, Streamline Workflow, and Manage Addons. Atlas Systems, the leading provider of time-saving solutions for libraries, is offering ILLiad users an opportunity to realize more productivity from their ILLiad 8 software by participating in a DIY ILLiad Tune-up. The Tune-up workshop will be presented March 23, 2011 as a pre-conference of the annual ILLiad International Conference. The full conference will be held March 24-25 in Virginia Beach (VA) [Full Announcement].

January 3, 2011

Atlas Systems, Inc.. Atlas Systems announces new release of its Aeon Special Collections Management System, New Customers. Atlas Systems, the leading provider of time-saving solutions for libraries, has announced the release of a substantially enhanced version of its Aeon software for managing special collections and archives. Key features of the new Aeon 3.0 release include an online credit card payment gateway for duplication orders, addon architecture to facilitate customized integration with external data sources, and a powerful new reporting platform to help libraries assess collection usage and make data-driven management decisions. [Full Announcement].

October 14, 2010

Atlas Systems, Inc.. Atlas Systems breaks new ground with Ares Online Seminar. Atlas Systems, the leading provider of time-saving solutions for libraries, is hosting its first online seminar for the e-reserves community on November 3-4, 2010 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. EST each day. Attendance is free and open to anyone interested in the electronic management of course reserves. [Full Announcement].

September 23, 2010

Atlas Systems, Inc.. Atlas Systems Announces 50th Ares licensee. Atlas Systems, the leading provider of time-saving solutions for libraries, announced today that strong third quarter sales have helped the Ares Reserves Management Software reach the milestone of fifty licensees. Recent contracts include Simmons College, Wake Forest University, Ryerson University, and Colorado State University. The Ares system automates library reserve services and provides robust copyright management, integration with a variety of e-Learning environments, and the ability to accept a wide variety of file formats. [Full Announcement].

May 3, 2010

Atlas Systems, Inc.. Atlas Systems exceeds goals with Ares and Aeon. Atlas Systems, the leading provider of time-saving solutions for libraries, announced that sales of the Aeon software for managing special collections and the Ares electronic reserves solution have surpassed expectations for the first quarter of 2010. New sales for Aeon include Harvard College Library at Harvard University, Yale University—Sterling Library Manuscripts and Archives, and the American Philosophical Society. Organizations that have purchased Ares include Simmons College, Regis University, Fayetteville State University, and SUNY Oswego. [Full Announcement].

February 2, 2010

Atlas Systems, Inc.. Atlas Systems joins InCommon Federation. Atlas Systems, the leading provider of time-saving solutions for libraries, announced that the company has joined the InCommon Federation as a sponsored partner. Atlas’ membership ensures that Ares and Aeon customers who participate in InCommon will benefit from the ability to share library resources in a protected environment. InCommon eliminates the need for researchers, students, and educators to maintain multiple passwords and usernames, and for online service providers to maintain user accounts. [Full Announcement].

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