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Number of GALAXY Libraries Migrating To Polaris Continues To Climb

Press Release: Polaris Library Systems [February 17, 2005]

Copyright (c) 2005 Polaris Library Systems

Abstract: GIS Information Systems announced that in the past three months nine GALAXY including the Anderson Public Library in Kentucky; the College of the Ozarks in Missouri, Lake Blackshear Regional Library in Georgia; theLaurel-Jones County Library in Mississippi, the Logansport-Cass County Public Library in Indiana; the Mason County Public Library in Kentucky; the Sampson County Public Library inNorth Carolina the Scott County Public Library in Indiana; and the Wabash Carnegie Public Library in Indiana.


Syracuse, NY - February 17, 2005 – In the past three months nine GALAXY libraries have signed contracts to migrate to the Polaris integrated library system (ILS), GIS Information Systems, Inc. announced today. “More than 80 GALAXY libraries have already upgraded or signed contracts to upgrade to Polaris, and the pace is picking up,” said Brad Rogers, director of GIS customer operations. “There's definitely a snowball effect – the more libraries demonstrate how fast and easy it is to move from GALAXY to Polaris, the more GALAXY libraries contact us to tell us they're ready to make the move. We're very pleased with the adoption rate.”

The most recent sites to sign agreements for Polaris are:

  • Anderson Public Library, Kentucky
  • College of the Ozarks, Missouri
  • Lake Blackshear Regional Library, Georgia
  • Laurel-Jones County Library, Mississippi
  • Logansport-Cass County Public Library, Indiana
  • Mason County Public Library, Kentucky
  • Sampson County Public Library, North Carolina
  • Scott County Public Library, Indiana
  • Wabash Carnegie Public Library, Indiana

About GIS Information Systems

From its beginnings thirty years ago, GIS has served libraries with innovative technology, from its first circulation system in the mid-1970s through its third-generation Polaris integrated library system. Ranked higher by users for the quality of customer support they receive than any other public library system vendor, Polaris facilitates all aspects of library operations by providing innovative workflow solutions packaged in a familiar Windows interface. In addition to its library automation systems, GIS offers workflow analysis, database enhancement, wireless access and network security services to libraries of all types.

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Publication Year:2005
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:February 17, 2005
Publisher:Polaris Library Systems
Company: GIS Information Systems
Polaris Library Systems
Products: Polaris
Libraries: Anderson Public Library
College of the Ozarks
Lake Blackshear Regional Library
Laurel-Jones County Library
Logansport-Cass County Public Library
Mason County Public Library
Sampson County Public Library
Scott County Public Library
Wabash Carnegie Public Library
Subject: System announcements -- selection
Record Number:11316
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:0000-00-00 00:00:00