INWOOD, WV-, October 22, 2003 - Nashville Public Schools in Tennessee will automate its 131 schools with Library.Solution for Schools, TLC's Oracle-based centralized automation system for school districts.
Nashville Public Schools serves 70,000 students in the city of Nashville and Davidson County's 520 square miles. Students will access the district's 1,500,000 item collection via the Library.Solution for Schools catalog from any of the district's 11,000 networked computers.
"Library.Solution for Schools was the right choice for us," according to Nashville Director Susan Whitworth. "It has everything we need in a user-friendly presentation. TLC has excellent customer service. We've used their cataloging products for some time and they have always provided expedient support and have resolved issues promptly. We know that we'll continue to receive that kind of service from TLC. We look forward to providing our staff and students with a simple solution for accessing our library resources."
Nashville Public Schools will also implement Library.Booking (materials reservation module) and the Online Selection Assistant -- TLC's acquisitions and collection development module.
Nashville Public Schools was established over 150 years ago. A merger of the City of Nashville and Davidson County in 1964 created a unified government that has been a widely studied example to the nation. With more than 10,500 employees, including approximately 7,000 full and part-time certificated staff, Nashville Schools is an enormous educational enterprise. Learn more at www.mnps.org.
Some of the other school districts that have chosen Library.Solution for Schools include: School Board of Broward County, FL (239 schools); Dallas Independent School District, TX (220 schools); Anne Arundel County Public Schools, MD (120 schools); Omaha Public Schools, NE (85 schools); Howard County Public Schools, MD (72 schools); Richardson Independent School District, TX (59 schools); Chesterfield County Public Schools, VA (58 schools); Waterloo Catholic District School Board, ON (55 schools); New Haven Public Schools, CT (46 schools); Irving Independent School District, TX (37 schools); Terrebonne Parish School Board, LA (38 schools); Denton Independent School District, TX (30 schools); Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD,TX (28 schools); Academy School District 20, CO (24 schools); Brazosport Independent School District, TX (21 schools); Sullivan County BOCES, NY (21 schools); Cambridge Public Schools, MA (15 schools); Widefield School District, CO (15 schools); Phoenix Union High School District, AZ (11 schools); Silver Consolidated Schools, NM (8 schools); and Groton-Dunstable School District, MA (6 schools).
About Library.Solution for Schools
Library.Solution for Schools is a district-wide, Oracle-based, centralized automation system that frees school media specialists from maintenance responsibilities. It provides school districts with a central database accessible via a multitude of interfaces, including KCweb children's interface, Circulation, Cataloging, Acquisitions, Bookings, Serials and a Web-based Public Access Catalog. Library.Solution for Schools is available on Windows NT/2000 or UNIX servers, and is accessible from both Windows and Macintosh computers. TLC's School Products Division also provides school districts with solutions for union catalogs, cataloging, and collection development.