Minneapolis, MN – July 5, 2006 – Sagebrush Corporation, a leading provider of technologies and information resources for K-12 districts and schools, has launched two data management modules to make understanding library data easier at the school and district level – Sagebrush InfoCentre District Reports Manager and Sagebrush InfoCentre Patron Manager. These two modules allow for ease of use and better district accountability.
District Reports Manager allows administrators to efficiently access data for all of the district's libraries to create detailed reports on circulation, collection and patrons. These reports allow administrators to analyze the district's libraries and their contributions to student achievement, identifying strengths and weaknesses for future planning.
The District Reports Manager creates consolidated reports in accordance with state requirements as part of overall accountability. The system offers easy to read graphic charts and reports, as well as drill down capabilities with the ability to analyze sub-groups.
Patron Manager provides seamless synchronization of student information system data with patron information in the library management system InfoCentre for more efficient management of the entire library system. The software consolidates SIS data at the student level and automatically sends the relevant patron information to the library automation software. The module is available on industry standard .NET and SQL platforms ensuring reliability and support.
Pricing and Availability
District Report Manager and Patron Manager are available in one-year subscriptions, $1,595 for District Report Manager and $2,495 for Patron Manager. The two products are also bundled for $3,495.
About Sagebrush Corporation
Sagebrush Corporation is a fast-growing leader serving K-12 schools in their efforts to improve performance by providing students access to relevant information, stimulate interest in reading and manage information across the education process. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Sagebrush features the award-winning Sagebrush InfoCentre, Sagebrush Accent, Sagebrush Athena, and Sagebrush Spectrum library automation systems, the smart research tool Sagebrush Pinpoint and Sagebrush Viewpoint for informed, data-driven decision-making. Sagebrush Books provides an ever-increasing title selection, instant online collection analysis, and time-saving tools through the online bookstore, www.sagebrushbooks.com.