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Press Release: The Library Corporation [June 24, 1998]

TLC's turnkey, fully integrated automation system: Library.Solution now contracted for installation in more than 100 libraries: addition of 10 new libraries shows library: solution to be the fastest growing library automation system in the marketplace

RESEARCH PARK, Inwood, West Virginia, June 24, 1998. The Library Corporation (The), a major developer of library automation systems, today announced that the company's turnkey, fully integrated library automation system—Library.Solution—has been selected for use by ten additional libraries. This brings the total number of contracted installations to 102. making Library. Solution the fastest growing library automation system in the world.

In making today's announcement, Gary Kirk, Director, Sales & Marketing at TLC, stated, "Library.Solution has been specifically designed to deliver big system performance at small system pricing. We are delighted to see so many libraries from around the world embrace TLC ‘s Library.Solution as their choice for powerful, cutting-edge library automation. Further, the fact that Library.Solution has become the fastest growing library automation system demonstrates the system's flexibility, power and value. This is reinforced by the wide range of libraries using the system—from the Libraries Division of the West Indies to Buffalo's Board of Education. In short, we believe Library.Solution delivers an outstanding and unexpected level of service customized to the individual needs of each library."

Newest additions to the LibrarySolution family include:

  • Bedford Public Library System(VA)
  • New Hampshire Hospital
  • Rust College
  • Shore Country Day School
  • Hilbert, Medaille College and Buffalo City Board of Education
  • Gorman Crossing Elementary School
  • Putnam County Library System
  • Rye Public Library
  • Triadelphia Ridge Elementary School
  • Howard County Public Schools
Library.Solution utilizes the Windows NT operating system, Intel compatible hardware, an Oracle database and Internet linkage, thereby offering a library's staff and patrons access to up-to-date information in a manner already familiar to them. TLC recently released Library.Solution 1.4, which contains more than 40 new features and enhancements and is now available for purchase by the library community or as a free upgrade to current Library.Solution users. In addition, TLC recently introduced a new version of the system tailored specifically for the needs of the single library or the small library system. Called "Library.SoIutionLITE," the product incorporates many of the same powerful features of Library.Solution, but with hardware requirements scaled to smaller users.

The Library Corporation, developers of BiblioFile software, is a leading edge library automation company that has been serving the industry for more than 20 years. Some of TLC's other recent innovations include:

  • Library.Serial: a new state-of-the-art library automation system for serials management designed to work in conjunction with Library.Solution, enabling libraries to receive, process and track their serials collection quickly and efficiently.
  • Library.Acquire: a new cutting-edge, comprehensive integrated library automation system for acquisitions management, designed to manage the entire acquisitions process including purchasing, tracking of new materials and accounting.
  • TLC.Partner: a cutting-edge fixed fee outsourcing solution providing complete central site hardware and software necessary to automate all types of libraries. With TLC.Partner, libraries simply select the system, software, features and supplemental products. TLC handles installation, training, customer support, and regular upgrades at no additional cost.
  • ITSMARC: a new service that will allow any user, regardless of cataloging experience or training, web access to TLC's pool of approximately 10 million non-royalty MARC records.
In addition, TLC has established free access to its Cataloger's Reference Shelf via the World Wide Web. The company remains exclusively committed to enabling libraries worldwide to deliver a more satisfying and rewarding experience for their patrons.

Publication Year:1998
Type of Material:Press Release
Date Issued:June 24, 1998
Publisher:The Library Corporation
Place of Publication:Inwood, WV
Company: The Library Corporation
Products: Library.Solution
Libraries: Bedford Public Library
Rust College
Putnam County Library
Rye Public Library
Subject: System announcements -- selection
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