Brussels, Belgium, 27 May, 2008. Infor announced today that two more libraries will join central Belgian consortia using Vubis Smart, Infor's integrated library system. The Public Library of Evere will become part of BruNO, the Brussels Network of Public Libraries. BruNO includes 16 libraries that serve nearly 1 million residents within the region of Brussels. Visit the BruNO Web OPAC at: http://bruno.vgc.be/webopac/vubis.csp
The Public Library of Zutendaal will join bibliotheekNET.limburg (http://pbs.limburg.be/bibliotheeknet.htm), a consortium of 25 libraries in the Belgian province of Limburg in the east of Flanders. bibliotheekNET.limburg enables participating libraries to improve services through centralized system maintenance, acquisitions, collection development and personalized user services.
"The addition of two more libraries to these central consortia further expands the Vubis Smart footprint in Belgium," says Filip Trenson, Infor Sales Manager for the Netherlands and Belgium. "Both BruNO and bibliotheekNET.limburg have implemented Vubis Smart to provide better, centralized services to thousand of users. Each regional system manages its circulation centrally, uses one catalog, and issues a single library card. As more libraries join, users in both the Limburg and Brussels regions will enjoy improved tools to manage their accounts, access collections and find information in multiple locations."
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 Resolver (V-link), an 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