Bristol, UK, January 28, 2009. Infor announced today that the London Borough of Barnet, United Kingdom, has selected Vubis Smart, Infor's integrated library system. The Barnet Borough libraries will implement Vubis Smart along with Infor's statistical analysis portal (V-insight) and federated search application (V-spaces), as well as the AquaBrowser search and discovery platform by Medialab Solutions BV.
"The Vubis Smart implementation at the Borough of Barnet libraries will support over 150 staff in 16 library branches," says Steve Barker, General Manager of Infor UK Libraries Division. "The combination of Vubis Smart, V-spaces and V-insight will enable the libraries to continuously analyze usage and trends to inform decision making, and to provide users with enhanced access to information and services."
The London Borough of Barnet includes 16 libraries plus a mobile library and home library service, providing the local community with lending and reference books, books for children, large print books, books on tape and books in foreign languages. All libraries also provide DVD rental, as well as computer facilities for public use whether it is to access the Internet, send emails, work on documents, or learn new IT skills. The libraries have an extensive range of subscription resources available online including newspapers and more than 300 online reference books, many of which are accessible from home through the 24/7 Reference Library.
About Infor Library and Information Solutions
Infor Library and Information Solutions offers libraries and information centers a suite of automation products, including a web-based ILS (V-smart), a client/server ILS (Vubis Smart), a statistical analysis portal (V-insight), a federated search application (V-spaces), an Open URL Resolver (V-link), 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 http://vubis-smart.com