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Press Release: SIRSI Corporation [February 23, 2005]

Sirsi and Quality Books improve ordering and invoicing

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. February 23, 2005 Sirsi Corporation announced today a partnership with Quality Books Inc. to provide enhanced functionality in Sirsi's Unicorn Library Management System for easy, advanced electronic book ordering. This capability is delivered through electronic data interchange (EDI), based on the x12 protocol. Acquisitions staff members at libraries using Unicorn will be able to electronically order, invoice, and receive high-quality materials from Quality Books quickly and more efficiently.

"We're excited to be working with Quality Books to provide even better service to our clients," said Lamar Jackson, Sirsi director of global alliances. "Through this partnership, libraries will enjoy improved, efficient workflows between their Sirsi systems and book-ordering systems."

"Quality Books is excited to become a technology partner with Sirsi," said Jeffrey Tegge, Quality Books' general manager and vice president of sales. "Sirsi's market presence and reputation are very important, especially as we are endeavoring to make it easier for librarians to select and acquire small press titles through Quality Books."

About Quality Books

Owned by Dawson Holdings PLC and originally founded by Tom Drewes as Mid-West Library Services in 1964, Quality Books provides libraries with small press books that are not widely available through other distributors. Since its inception, the company has outgrown three facilities in the greater Chicago area and one in Lake Bluff, Illinois. In November 1994, Quality Books Inc. moved to its current location in Oregon, Illinois.

About Sirsi

Founded in 1979, Sirsi Corporation develops, sells, and supports a comprehensive integrated suite of software solutions for meeting the information management and sharing needs of libraries and library users around the world. From the open, evolutionary integrated library system technology in the Sirsi Unicorn Library Management System... to leading-edge data analysis and intelligence tools in Sirsi Director's Station... to leading-edge solutions such as Sirsi Rooms 2.0 for library users seeking unparalleled access to the world of knowledge... Sirsi and its partners provide the broadest array of information management products and services for the library community. Sirsi solutions serve more than 10,000 libraries in the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia-Pacific. For more information about Sirsi, please see www.sirsi.com.


Summary: Sirsi Corporation today a partnership with Quality Books Inc. to provide enhanced functionality in Sirsi''s Unicorn Library Management System for easy, advanced electronic book ordering. This capability is delivered through electronic data interchange, based on the x12 protocol. Acquisitions staff members at libraries using Unicorn will be able to electronically order, invoice, and receive high-quality materials from Quality Books quickly and more efficiently.
Publication Year:2005
Type of Material:Press Release
LanguageEnglish
Date Issued:February 23, 2005
Publisher:SIRSI Corporation
Place of Publication:Huntsville, AL
Company:
Company: SIRSI Corporation
SirsiDynix
Products: Unicorn
Subject: Business partnerships
EDI
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