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Carl.X

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Carl.X is an Integrated Library System offered by The Library Corporation.

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Carl.X has been installed in 120 libraries, spanning 501 facilities or branches)

Carl.X implementations by Type of Library

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Distribution of Carl.X sites by Country

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System migration patterns for Carl.X

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Sales Statistics for Carl.X

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Sales and Installation Statistics for Carl.X
Product NameCompanyNameProduct TypeYearContractsLibrariesInstalled
CARL.X The Library CorporationIntegrated Library System20193316
CARL.X The Library CorporationIntegrated Library System201811114
CARL.X The Library CorporationIntegrated Library System2017693108
CARL.X The Library CorporationIntegrated Library System20163214
CARL.X The Library CorporationIntegrated Library System201413
CARL.X The Library CorporationIntegrated Library System20132213
CARL.X The Library CorporationIntegrated Library System20121115
CARL.X The Library CorporationIntegrated Library System20112214
CARL.X The Library CorporationIntegrated Library System20103312
CARL.X The Library CorporationIntegrated Library System2009022
CARL.X The Library CorporationIntegrated Library System2008022
CARL.X The Library CorporationIntegrated Library System200721
CARL.X The Library CorporationIntegrated Library System200631022
CARL.X The Library CorporationIntegrated Library System200521
CARL.X The Library CorporationIntegrated Library System200410

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Carl.X Satisfaction Ratings

[Data source: International Survey of Library Automation]

2019 Carl.X Responses by Sector
Carl.XallAcademicPublicSchoolConsortium
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SatisfactionLevelILS147.00 000367.67401
ILSFunctionality146.86 000367.33401
PrintFunctionality137.92 000268.17401
ElectronicFunctionality126.25 000266.67301
SatisfactionCustomerSupport137.31 000268.00401
CompanyLoyalty147.50 000367.83401


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News Anouncements for Carl.X

Now Live on CARL.X: OWLSnet Consortia implemented new Iitegrated library system 100% virtually
October 27, 2020 - The newest library system to implement TLC's CARL.X integrated library software is the Outagamie Waupaca Library System's shared automation network (OWLSnet). This library system, which went live on August 17, 2020, is a public library consortium consisting of 29 libraries with 49 locations that stretch across two library systems in northeast Wisconsin.

CARL Development Centered on Customer Priorities and Innovation
August 27, 2020 - The Library Corporation continuously and consistently develops CARL.X, CARL.Connect Discovery and Mobile, and CARL.Connect Staff, making it the most innovative integrated library system in the industry. TLC's commitment to working alongside customers as development partners fuels development investments TLC continuously makes to the CARL product platform. As a result of this collaboration, CARL.X version 9.6.6, CARL.Connect Staff version 1.6.2, CARL.Connect Discovery version 3.6.1 and CARL.X APIs version 1.9.7, are now available.

TLC's CARL customers rise to the pandemic challenge
July 6, 2020 - TLC's CARL.X Library Management Software customers are a knowledgeable, tight-knit group of libraries who are involved in developing CARL.X products to reflect their emerging needs. The CARL Customer Relations team has recently organized a series of Post-Pandemic group video calls with CARL's libraries to share ideas, strategies, and workflows regarding re-opening and providing curbside or hands-free services. Participants lead the calls and collaborate with a focus on protecting staff and serving patrons effectively.

TLC welcomes the OWLSnet Consortium of Wisconsin
March 5, 2020 - The Library Corporation announced that OWLSnet, a public library consortium consisting of 29 libraries with 49 locations across two library systems in Northeast Wisconsin, has joined the CARL•X family.

With surging circulation figures, Berkeley Public Library migrates to TLC’s CARL.X
August 22, 2019 - The Library Corporation announced that Berkeley Public Library in California migrated to the CARL•X integrated library system, taking advantage of the fully hosted service model that TLC offers to customers.

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