PROVO, Utah - January 6, 2004 - Dynix, the world's leading provider of automation technologies, solutions, and services for libraries, announced today that Chesterfield College (Chesterfield, England) will migrate from its existing Dynix ILS solution to the Horizon Information Management System.
Chesterfield College has three main campuses and offers a variety of full- and part-time courses. Through the implementation of the Horizon Information Portal, the most sophisticated portal solution available to libraries, Chesterfield's 18,000 users will have Web access to library services and resources for the first time.
"With the new Horizon system, Chesterfield will be able offer staff and users with a more intuitive, user-friendly, Windows-based environment," said Jane Podmore, Head of Learning Resources at the college.
Although no formal RFP was issued, Chesterfield College did consider competitive offerings during its evaluation process. In the end, Chesterfield chose to extend its six-year relationship with Dynix by implementing Horizon, a decision based chiefly on the college's history of quality support from Dynix and on Dynix' leading reputation for service and stability within the library community.
Celebrating its twentieth year of service to the library community, Dynix is the world's pioneer provider of library information management systems. As a committed advocate of the library community, Dynix serves academic, special, school, public, and consortium libraries in over 40 countries. With more than 100 professional librarians on staff and proven experience in software leadership, Dynix is focused on providing customers visionary technology solutions that support the latest industry standards and offer intuitive functionality. For complete corporate information and a guide to Dynix products and services, visit