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January 15, 2020

Brodart, Inc.. Brodart Co. Appoints George Coe President & CEO. Brodart Co. today announced that George F. Coe has been named President and CEO. Coe is the fifth chief executive in Brodart's 80 year history. Coe brings more than four decades of experience in the library industry, including 20 years with Brodart. From 1980 Ė 2000, he served in a variety of roles at Brodart, including Vice President and General Manager of the Books, Library, and Automation division. [Full Announcement].

June 24, 2013

Brodart, Inc.. Brodartís Bibz.com integrates with ChiliFresh Review Engine. Brodartís Books & Library Services Division, a leading supplier of shelf-ready materials to libraries, announced partnership today with ChiliFresh, a global provider of patron social networking and book reviews. The partnership fully integrates the ChiliFresh Review Engine with Bibz.com, Brodartís online selection and ordering tool. [Full Announcement].

July 24, 2004

Brodart, Inc.. Brodart Automation Announces Shiloh Anderson as Automation Consultant. Brodart Automation, a division of Brodart Co., has recently announced the appointment of Shiloh Anderson as Automation Consultant. [Full Announcement].

March 10, 2003

Brodart, Inc.. Western Heights Public Schools choses DartClix. Brodart announces that the Western Heights Public Schools, Oklahoma City, OK, has chosen DartClix to enhance their Public Access Catalog. [Full Announcement].

February 27, 2003

Brodart, Inc.. Brodart announces General Release of Amlib 3.12. Brodart announces the release of Amlib 3.12 which includes a number of new features, some of which include batch importing of patron pictures, merging of patron records and enhanced invoicing features. Along with this, newly incorporated loan periods were added to assist school libraries. Libraries will also experience improved searching performance while cataloging and within their online public access catalog, due to the development of an enhanced keyword table. [Full Announcement].

January 22, 2003

Brodart, Inc.. Gretchen Herman appointed to Vice President of Brodart Company, Automation Division and CRS, Inc.. Mr. Joseph Largen, President of Brodart Co., announced the appointment of Gretchen Herman to the position of Vice President of Brodart Company. [Full Announcement].

January 1, 2003

Brodart, Inc.. Gretchen Herman appointed to Vice President of Brodart Company, Automation Division and CRS, Inc.. Mr. Joseph Largen, President of Brodart Co., has announced the appointment of Gretchen Herman to the position of Vice President of Brodart Company. Gretchen joined the company in 1993 as a Retrospective Conversion Specialist and has held numerous positions of increasing responsibility, most recently as General Manager for the Automation Division since 2000. [Full Announcement].

September 1, 2002

Brodart, Inc.. SAILS Library Network chooses DartClix. Brodart Automation announces that the SAILS Library Network, Middleboro, MA, has chosen DartClix to enhance their Public Access Catalog. SAILS Library Network maintains a total circulation of over 4,270,500 and has more than 3,070,700 holdings. SAILS Library Network is a consortium of 68 libraries throughout Massachusetts. [Full Announcement].

July 23, 2002

Brodart, Inc.. Brodart Automation announces Shiloh Anderson as automation consultant. Brodart Automation announced the appointment of Shiloh Anderson as Automation Consultant. [Full Announcement].

April 15, 2002

Brodart, Inc.. Chattahoochee Valley Regional Library System chooses DartClix. Brodart Automation announced that The Chattahoochee Valley Regional Library System, Columbus, GA, has chosen DartClix to enhance their Public Access Catalog. [Full Announcement].

March 14, 2002

Brodart, Inc.. Brodart Automation releases newest version of Precision One Cataloging System. Brodart Automation announces the release of the newest version of the Precision One Cataloging System. [Full Announcement].

January 21, 2002

Brodart, Inc.. Brodart Automation announces Sally Wilmoth as Director of Sales and Marketing, Ginger Parker as Automation Consultant. Brodart Automation announced the appointment of Sally Wilmoth as Director of Sales and Marketing, and the addition of Ginger Parker as Automation Consultant. Both assume their duties with the company immediately. [Full Announcement].

December 26, 2001

Brodart, Inc.. Buffalo and Erie County Public Library System chooses DartClix. Brodart Automation, a division of Brodart Co., announces that The Buffalo and Erie County Public Library System, in Buffalo, NY, has chosen DartClix to enhance their Public Access Catalog. The Buffalo and Erie County Public Library System serves a population of 968,000 people, maintains a total circulation of over 8,300,000, and has more than 3,000,000 holdings. [Full Announcement].

August 17, 2001

Brodart, Inc.. Brodart Automation acquires Media Minder product line. Brodart Automation announced its acquisition of the Media Minder product line from long standing business partner, CRS, Inc. [Full Announcement].

April 19, 2001

Brodart, Inc.. The Library of the American Philosophical Society selects Amlib for their library management system. The American Philosophical Society library in Philadelphia has elected to further their relationship with Brodart Automation by replacing a previous system with Brodart''s new library management package, Amlib. [Full Announcement].

Brodart, Inc.. Brodart Automation completes forty-five new Amlib installations. Since July 2000 libraries all over the country have successfully installed Amlib, Brodart Automation''s new Library Management System, and even more are waiting to have their systems installed. Amlib now has over 200 installations worldwide. [Full Announcement].

January 2, 2001

Brodart, Inc.. Stanton C. Gray joins Brodart Automation team. Stanton Gray joined Brodart as the Automation Division''s newest West Coast Sales Associate covering the territory of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Nevada, Utah, California, and Arizona states. [Full Announcement].

November 25, 2000

Brodart, Inc.. Brodart teams with Syndetics new dimensions of bibliographic information to public access catalogs. Brodart announces a partnership with Syndetic Solutions. This affiliation will allow Brodart Automation to offer more advanced bibliographic information than ever before, including cover images and Tables of Contents. Scanned cover images are a useful visual aid to the reader''s online browsing experience, and in some instances, a natural way of identifying titles that were seen and remembered elsewhere. And when it will assist in a fuller understanding of a title, Table of Content information is captured from publisher catalogs, advance information, or the book itself, and can be offered for the patrons convenience in the cataloguing system. [Full Announcement].

Brodart, Inc.. Precision One now available in Windows platform. The Precision One Cataloguing System will be available in an updated WINDOWS format beginning January 2001. [Full Announcement].

Brodart, Inc.. Sunlink pleased to be first user of Brodart's DartClix and cover image products. Sunlink, Florida''s School Union Database product, no includes friendlier the new DartClix and cover image features.For more than ten years, Brodart Company has provided Florida with this custom made database enabling patrons to search not only their own library but the entire state. Now Sunlink patrons search for web links, and also view a book''s cover art. Over 100,000 images have been matched to books in Sunlink''s catalog. [Full Announcement].

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