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Press Release: The Library Corporation [July 3, 2000]

The Library Corporation is pleased to announce the acquisition of The CARL Corporation

The Library Corporation is pleased to announce the acquisition of The CARL Corporation, a leading developer of visionary, technologically advanced solutions for all types of libraries. Established over 20 years, ago CARL is the creator of the CARL System, which is used in over 1,000 libraries of different types at 37 sites. CARL offers a number of other products, including DIALOG@CARL, CARLweb, UnCover, Everybody's Catalog, Kid's Catalog, Everybody's Menu Builder, and Gateway Server products and services that include Z39.50 client/server technology. (Access CARL's home page at http://www.carl.org/).

Ward Shaw, CARL's Chairman, and Annette Bakhtiar, The Library Corporation's CEO, believe the companies to be a very good fit, with the same mission and goals to provide the best possible service to libraries. Both companies, CARL and The Library Corporation, will retain their identities as companies dedicated to solely serving the library community, with not only outstanding customer support, but advanced technological solutions.

The Library Corporation was founded 26 years ago and since then, has become well known for its outstanding service and solutions to libraries in the U.S. and across the world. The company's automation solutions include the Win NT-based integrated automation system, Library·Solution,, which is the fastest growing system of its type in the world; ITS·MARC cataloging with Web and Z39.50 access to 15 million MARC records; NetPAC Web-based patron access catalog, and other products. The company recently released news of CatNOW


Summary: The Library Corporation announces the acquisition of The CARL Corporation, a leading developer of visionary, technologically advanced solutions for all types of libraries. Established over 20 years, ago CARL is the creator of the CARL System, which is used in over 1,000 libraries of different types at 37 sites. CARL offers a number of other products, including DIALOG@CARL, CARLweb, UnCover, Everybody''s Catalog, Kid''s Catalog, Everybody''s Menu Builder, and Gateway Server products and services that include Z39.50 client/server technology.
Publication Year:2000
Type of Material:Press Release
LanguageEnglish
Date Issued:July 3, 2000
Publisher:The Library Corporation
Place of Publication:Inwood, WV
Company:
Company: The Library Corporation
CARL Corporation
Products: Carl
Subject: Mergers and acquisitions
Mergers and acquisitions
Online access:http://www.tlcdelivers.com/tlc/news/pr063000.htm
Permalink: https://librarytechnology.org/pr/7725/the-library-corporation-is-pleased-to-announce-the-acquisition-of-the-carl-corporation

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