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September 14, 2020

(OCLC) CapiraCurbside, a web based, mobile friendly platform curbside library reservation platform, will help facilitate the reopening at 50 locations of the Los Angeles Public Library. LAPL is among the latest libraries to sign on to use the curbside platform. Since its launch on June 1, CapiraCurbside has added over 300 individual library customers, with more than 250,000 reservations created in its first two months of operation.

October 16, 2019

(Capira Technologies) Capira Technologies continues to expand its growing list of library clients with a new partnership with the Los Angeles Public Library. The Library system—which represents the largest population in the nation - more than 4 million people —has signed on to begin the development of a custom mobile library app to better engage LAPL's patrons.

January 27, 2016

(Gale Group) The first graduating class of 28 students received their high school diplomas through Career Online High School (COHS), an innovative program offered through the Los Angeles Public Library.

September 1, 2015

(The Library Corporation) The Los Angeles Public Library (LAPL) is the first CARL customer to implement SocialFlow, the leading social media publishing platform used for the distribution and optimization of content to Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and LinkedIn.Earlier this year, The Library Corporation joined forces with SocialFlow to become its exclusive provider to libraries. SocialFlow can optimize the social media presence of any library regardless of its automation system, and TLC is the only library vendor to offer such a service.

April 15, 2015

(The Library Corporation) The Library Corporation has announced that the Los Angeles Public Library and the Metropolitan Library System of Oklahoma City have purchased CARL.Connect, TLC’s newest integrated library systems product. These libraries will join the Monroe County Library System in New York and the Contra Costa County Library in California, who have implemented CARL.Connect for providing a flexible, platform independent solution to their staff functions.

December 17, 2014

(The Library Corporation) The Library Corporation announced that the Los Angeles Public Library has extend their CARLX contract for an additional four years.

June 23, 2008

(SirsiDynix) SirsiDynix announced that the County of Los Angeles Public Library has successfully installed and begun operations using the SirsiDynix Symphony Library Management System, the SirsiDynix iBistro e-Library supporting multiple languages, SirsiDynix Director’s Station analytical tool, self-check solutions and other solutions.

January 10, 2005

(The Library Corporation) Los Angeles Public Library has signed a new agreement with TLC for its integrated library system, CARL.Solution. The agreement is for three years, with seven one-year extensions. The library has used the CARL system since 1993.

September 3, 2004

(The Library Corporation) The Los Angeles Public Library has streamlined its acquisitions management process by purchasing the Online Selection Assistant.

August 20, 2001

(The Library Corporation) TLC/CARL announced that the company has introduced a Japanese language version of CARLweb -- a Web-based public access interface that provides an easy-to-use gateway to a library''s OPAC, other Z39.50 catalogs, external Web sites and electronic resources.

June 15, 2001

(The Library Corporation) LC/CARL announced that the company''s premier automation and management system for large public libraries and consortia has been renamed CARL.Solution. The new name represents the culmination of TLC and CARL''s effort to mine the deep functionality of the classic CARL system using intuitive graphical interfaces.

June 2000

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