BRUSSELS, Belgium, November 4, 2007. Vubis Smart, Infor's integrated library system, has drawn praise from staff and patrons alike at the Swiss Library for the Blind (SBS) for optimally serving the visually impaired through unique functionality. Vubis Smart, which has been live at the library since June 2007, incorporates special features for circulation, serials management and cataloguing. The system includes an application to lend Braille publications and/or Daisy-Roms through a fully automated procedure, which requires no staff intervention, as well as other custom-built solutions. Through various specially created APIs, Vubis Smart also communicates seamlessly with other applications in the library.
Chris Kluiters, Country Manager Infor Libraries Division Netherlands, said: "We are very happy with the extremely positive feedback from SBS. Our consultants and developers have gained a lot of knowledge and experience in building and maintaining software for libraries serving visually impaired users - particularly in respect to the specific custom-built solutions that these users require. We aim to develop this knowledge further in the future with new solutions, for example for customers who work a lot with audio books".
About Vubis Smart
Vubis Smart is an Integrated Library System that enables libraries, archives and museums to organize and present data from any source and in any format. The system incorporates convenient workflows and easy-to-use administrative tools. Staff can define multiple formats, databases, indexes, search methods and more. Distinctive rules and parameters may be defined to meet the requirements of individual branches and locations. Through the Web OPAC, users can simultaneously search multiple databases and link to subscription resources. Users can also customize the Web OPAC interface for appearance, language and search results. Unique Web OPAC features include "Fuzzy Logic", "Associative Searching", Selective Dissemination of Information (SDI) and customized news feeds (RSS). For more information, visit us at www.vubis-smart.com
About Infor Library and Information Solutions
Infor Library and Information Solutions offers libraries and information centers a suite of automation products, including an information portal and federated search application (V-spaces), an Open URL solution (V-link), and Integrated Library System (Vubis Smart), and an Electronic Resources Management System (V-sources). Our organization has been at the forefront of library technology for three decades and has a rich history of providing innovative solutions to information centers and libraries worldwide. For more information about our products, visit www.vubis-smart.com