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July 25, 2019

The Library Corporation The Library Network celebrates a successful year using TLC’s CARL.X. The Library Network in Southeast Michigan successfully migrated to TLC’s CARL.X ILS after 15 years with SirsiDynix Symphony. TLN says that their May 2018 launch of CARL.X in 50 libraries had no major problems or issues, and they checked out over 22,000 items on the first day. [Full Announcement].

June 20, 2018

The Library Corporation The Library Network implements CARL.X. The Library Corporation announced that The Library Network, a coalition of 50 public libraries in Southeast Michigan, has migrated to TLC’s CARL.X ILS. The Library Network used SirsiDynix Symphony as their ILS for the past 15 years. However, TLC’s success with large library systems—and reputation to treat customers as partners—convinced TLN stakeholders, who unanimously agreed to make TLC their ILS provider for the future. [Full Announcement].

October 21, 2017

The Library Corporation The Library Network selects CARL as their next ILS. The Library Corporation announced that The Library Network, serving 75 libraries in Southeast Michigan, has selected CARL.X as their next integrated library system. Key to TLN's selection of TLC are the company's strong development partnerships, intuitive online public access catalog, and CARL's close-knit customer base [Full Announcement].

January 7, 2011

SkyRiver Three more consortia transition to SkyRiver. Three library consortia have converted their cataloging operations to SkyRiver: the Suffolk Cooperative in New York, The Library Network (TLN) in Michigan and Lakeshores Library System in Wisconsin. In total, these consortia serve 146 libraries. [Full Announcement].

September 22, 2003

SIRSI Corporation. The Library Network to expand service with Sirsi. Sirsi Corporation announced that The Library Network, a consortium of 64 public libraries in suburban Detroit, Michigan, has selected the Sirsi suite of products. [Full Announcement].