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Press Release: The Library Corporation [June 1, 2000]

IMDS Acquisitions

IMDS Acquisitions is now in field test at Phoenix Public Library and Singapore public libraries. Features include:

  • Library specified Permanent Default Records and on-the-fly Sessions Defaults minimize data entry during Order creation
  • Extensive features in ordering for multi-branch library systems. Depending on library workflow and ordering practices, any or all of these features can minimize the time required to enter branch, location, and fund codes for multi-copy orders
  • User-maintainable Distribution Profiles
  • Prompted distribution of multiple codes
  • Branch-by-branch distribution of multiple copies
  • Distribution report facilitates workflows where item record creation is done separately from the Receive function
  • Vendor Performance Report updates summary data in graphical view of vendor record
  • Automatic transfer of branch, location, call B, and price to item records created in Receive function
  • Integrated Holdings Edit window insures that the latest and greatest item record maintenance features are available in Circulation, Serials, and Acquisitions
  • special charges can be created at any time or added to an existing invoice during Receive and Invoice Approval
  • Payment records can be created in Acquisitions Receive or Serials Payment
  • Invoice display lists all orders, serials payments, or special charges
  • Sophisticated currency conversion with the ability to approve invoices in either standard or foreign currency
  • Sub-function level security for each user

Publication Year:2000
Type of Material:Press Release
Date Issued:June 1, 2000
Publisher:The Library Corporation
Place of Publication:Inwood, WV
Company: CARL Corporation
Products: Carl
Subject: Acquisitions

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