DES PLAINES, ILLINOIS, Sept. 30, 2003: Endeavor Information Systems announced today continued success as the technology leader for academic libraries with four community, technical and junior college libraries selecting the Voyager integrated library management system.
"For community, technical and junior college libraries, Voyager provides end-users an intuitive OPAC with clear starting points for information access, plus authentication for distance learners. A scalable system, Voyager ensures library staff have the full range of functionality needed to serve a wide-ranging variety of workflows, so libraries can choose to implement only those workflows and functions that serve their local needs," said Roland Dietz, Endeavor President and CEO. "Endeavor is a well-defined leader in delivering advanced technology to libraries with many diverse needs."
Community and junior colleges currently implementing Voyager include:
Cleveland State Community College, Cleveland, TN, selected Voyager to replace the Gaylord Galaxy system. Serving approximately 5,000 users in both transfer programs and career-technical programs, the Cleveland State CC Library holds 68,00 volumes of materials.
Fox Valley Technical College, Appleton, WI implements Voyager to replace the Dynix PALS system. The main campus Educational Resource Center in Appleton and the branch library at the College's Oshkosh Riverside campus hold 46,000 volumes to meet the needs of more than 51,000 students pursuing technical degree and associate diploma programs.
Rose State College, Midwest City, OK chose Voyager to replace the current VTLS system. The Learning Resources Center maintains a collection of 95,000 print and audiovisual items for the needs of over 7,000 students in associate degree, general education and continuing education programs plus those involved in the college's extensive distance learning programs. Rose State's special collections include historical items about the College and publications by and about the College's faculty.
Wenatchee Valley College, Wenatchee, WA selected Voyager to as a replacement to the library's current Winnebago system. The library serves 4,000 students pursuing two-year liberal arts or science degrees, users in general education and continuing education programs, as well as distance learning students.
For discerning academic libraries that require full-featured library functionality, Voyager is the most robust integrated library management system available. Endeavor partners with libraries for on time and under budget implementations that highlight the individuality of each library and draw upon the unique expertise of its staff. Voyager is fully implemented in over 1,100 libraries around the world.
About Endeavor Information Systems
Endeavor Information Systems, based in Des Plaines, IL, was founded in September of 1994. A wholly owned subsidiary of Elsevier, Endeavor offers a complete line of library solutions for traditional and digital collections. Visit Endeavor at www.endinfosys.com for more information about Voyager, ENCompass, or LinkFinderPlus.