Library Technology Guides

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February 4, 2020

Infor Library and Information Solutions. Koch Industries agrees to acquire all of Infor. Infor, a global leader in business cloud software specialized by industry, announced today that an affiliate of Koch Equity Development LLC, the investment and acquisition subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the remaining equity stake in Infor held by Golden Gate Capital. At the close of the transaction, Infor will become a standalone subsidiary of Koch Industries, and will continue to be operated by the company’s current management team from its headquarters in New York City. In addition to being a key enterprise customer, Koch has been an investor in Infor since 2017. With the strength of its balance sheet and a AA corporate credit rating, Koch intends to quickly position Infor as one of the most well-capitalized companies in technology. Koch companies have made more than $26 billion in technology-related investments in the past six years, transforming a global portfolio of businesses spanning multiple industries. [Full Announcement].

August 12, 2016

Infor Library and Information Solutions. Lambton County Library Launches Infor Iguana. Lambton County Library located in south western Ontario, Canada recently launched Infor’s Iguana website and discovery product. [Full Announcement].

March 28, 2016

Infor Library and Information Solutions. Niagara Falls Public Library launches Infor Iguana Library App. Niagara Falls Public Library in Ontario, Canada has launched Infor's Iguana Library App for Android, iOS and Windows. [Full Announcement].

March 21, 2016

Infor Library and Information Solutions. Niagara Falls Public Library launches Infor Iguana. Niagara Falls Public Library in Ontario, Canada recently launched Infor’s Iguana integrated website and discovery portal. [Full Announcement].

March 14, 2016

Infor Library and Information Solutions. Dorval Library/Bibliothèque de Dorval implements Infor Iguana Library App. Dorval Library in Dorval, Quebec, Canada has launched Infor’s Iguana Library App for Android, iOS and Windows. Dorval is a bilingual community on the island of Montreal. As a people-oriented City, Dorval meets the needs and expectations of its residents with a complete range of services and activities as well as an outstanding quality of life. [Full Announcement].

February 29, 2016

Infor Library and Information Solutions. Lewis and Clark Public Library goes live with Infor V-smart Air. V-smart Air provides full function web based staff modules including cataloging, circulation, acquisitions, serials, administration and reporting. There is no software to install or maintain on staff workstations, tablets or phones – just a current supported browser version. [Full Announcement].

February 17, 2016

Infor Library and Information Solutions. Department of Canadian Heritage launches Infor Iguana. The Department of Canadian Heritage recently launched Infor’s Iguana integrated website and discovery portal. Iguana provides the public and departmental staff across Canada with an easy intuitive bi-lingual means of locating relevant resources. [Full Announcement].

October 3, 2015

Infor Library and Information Solutions. Coventry Libraries moves forward with Infor. Infor Libraries today announced that Coventry City Council Libraries has deployed its V-smart library management system to help provide an enhanced service for customers and drive efficiencies. V-smart also equips the library with a platform to help deliver additional efficiencies in the future, including the potential to open discussions on shared services. [Full Announcement].

February 4, 2015

Infor Library and Information Solutions. RNIB set to enhance library services with Infor. Infor Libraries announced that the Royal National Institute for Blind Peoplehas deployed its V-smart library management system. An initial step in its on-going initiative to ensure library operations are meeting the specific needs of customers, RNIB selected Infor’s V-smart system to support and help provide a scalable solution for the future. [Full Announcement].

August 5, 2014

Infor Library and Information Solutions. Automation Consultants (ILA) and Infor announce Arabic version of V-smart. Infor's V-smart will become available throughout Egypt and the Middle East as part of the Automation Business Cloud - ABC through Automation Consultants’ Arabization Software Solution and Technologies. [Full Announcement].

December 9, 2013

Infor Library and Information Solutions. Infor partners with Automation Consultants to bring process excellence to the public sector in Egypt and the Middle East. Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers in over 200 countries and territories, announced today during Cairo ICT 2013, it has signed a partnership agreement with ILA Advanced Technology - the holding company of Automation Consultants. Automation Consultants is an Egypt-based provider of cloud-based software and IT products and systems. As part of the partnership, Automation Consultants will sell and implement a comprehensive range of Infor's public sector applications throughout Egypt and the Middle East as part of their Automation Business Cloud (ABC) services. [Full Announcement].

May 15, 2013

Infor Library and Information Solutions. Kirkland Municipal Library improves patron services with Infor. Infor announced the Kirkland Municipal Library has selected Infor V-smart, Infor V-insight and the Iguana web portal and discovery platform. Serving the Canadian community of Kirkland on the west island of Montreal, Quebec, the library chose the applications to provide its members with remote catalog access through an integrated, web-based system, as well as to enhance interactions and services through improved ease-of-use. [Full Announcement].

January 24, 2013

Infor Library and Information Solutions. Dorval Public Library Increases Efficiency with Infor V-smart. Infor announced the Dorval Public Library has implemented Infor V-smart to help deliver next-generation services to library users and create state-of-the-art search functionality. The integrated solution enables the library to attract new members and improve service to current users by providing access to both digital and traditional collections. [Full Announcement].

July 2, 2012

Infor Library and Information Solutions. Theek5 kiest voor Iguana. heek5, een bibliotheekorganisatie in de provincie Noord-Brabant (Nederland), zal binnenkort op een nieuwe webomgeving overstappen. Iguana , geleverd door Infor Library and Information Solutions, is een oplossing waarmee klanten de collecties en diensten van de bibliotheek op een interactieve manier kunnen verkennen. [Full Announcement].

April 18, 2012

Infor Library and Information Solutions. Muse Global and Infor Library and Information Solutions announce collaboration on mobile search platform. Muse Global, Inc. and Infor Library and Information Solutions announced their collaboration to offer libraries a custom mobile search platform. Through this collaboration, Infor Library and Information Solutions will offer MuseGlobal’s mobile search interface within the NOW mobile solution, providing mobile access to a library’s catalog and subscription databases. [Full Announcement].

December 27, 2011

Infor Library and Information Solutions. Infor Library and Information Solutions Announces Availability of New Mobile Offering. Infor Library and Information Solutions announced the availability of a new mobile offering for libraries. The mobile offering, called NOW, is a flexible and affordable mobile solution that provides public, academic and school libraries with a mobile website and mobile app in one. [Full Announcement].

June 15, 2011

Infor Library and Information Solutions. Croydon College implements Iguana. Croydon College successfully completed its implementation of Iguana, Infor's marketing and collaboration platform that integrates a library's catalog and website. With Iguana, Croydon College offers students and faculty a completely fresh web presence and improved access to the library's services and collections. [Full Announcement].

April 27, 2011

Infor Library and Information Solutions. Township of Russell Public Library Successfully Implements V-smart. Infor announced that the Township of Russell Public Library in Ontario, Canada has successfully implemented V-smart, Infor's web-based integrated library system. With the implementation of V-smart, the Township of Russell Public Library now provides its users enhanced access to the library's French and English collections of books, audiobooks, movies, and magazines. [Full Announcement].

December 9, 2010

Infor Library and Information Solutions. Iguana Live at the Public Library VANnU. Infor announced that the Public Library of VANnU in the Netherlands has successfully implemented Infor's Iguana user collaboration and marketing platform. Public Library of VANnU has implemented Iguana to renew the library's web site and to provide users with interactive ways to explore the library's collections and services. [Full Announcement].

August 2, 2010

Infor Library and Information Solutions. Iguana Live at the Public Library of Breda. Infor announced that the Public Library of Breda in the Netherlands has successfully implemented Infor's Iguana user collaboration and marketing platform. The Public Library of Breda has implemented Iguana to replace the library's web site and to provide users with new, interactive ways to explore the library's collections and services. [Full Announcement].

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