November 9, 2006. Infor Library Solutions today reported continued strong sales of its Vubis Smart library automation system with the signing of 11 new contracts in just over one month. The Vubis Smart sales to public and academic libraries in North America and Europe underscore the growing popularity of the company's flagship library automation system and the strengthening of the Vubis Smart brand in the global marketplace.
"Infor Library Solutions is proud to report a significant number of sales in a short period of time," said Eric van Lubeek, Managing Director Infor Library Solutions. "We have been seeing a growing interest in our automation solutions, as libraries seek out those applications that provide them with the necessary scalability, as well as new functionality that meets patron requirements in the Web 2.0 environment. With Vubis Smart, we provide a front-end that is distinctly user-empowering, complete with self-service options, Rate and Review, RSS News Feeds and much more. More than ever, our success in selling Vubis Smart reflects an increasing demand for an application that places users at the forefront and provides them with an entirely personalized experience."
Some of the libraries that have chosen Vubis Smart since September 28, 2006, include:
- The Kingston Frontenac Public Library in Kingston, Canada
- The Kenosha Public Library in Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA
- The Library Consortium "Het Markiezaat" in the Netherlands
- Warwickshire County Council in the United Kingdom
- Dumfries and Galloway Council in the United Kingdom
- Academic Library of Aix-Marseille in France
About Vubis Smart
Vubis Smart is a comprehensive information management system that enables libraries, archives and museums to organize and present data from any source and in any format. The system incorporates convenient workflows and easy-to-use administrative tools. Staff can define multiple formats, databases, indexes, search methods and more. Distinctive rules and parameters may be defined to meet the requirements of individual branches and locations. Users can simultaneously search multiple databases, link to subscription resources and customize the Web OPAC for appearance, language and search results. Unique Web OPAC features include ‘Fuzzy Logic', ‘Associative Searching', Selective Dissemination of Information (SDI) and customized news feeds (RSS).
About Infor (formerly Geac)
Infor has been at the forefront of library technology for three decades with a rich history of providing innovative solutions to this demanding and diverse market. Major customers across the globe have benefited from our experience and knowledge within the market utilizing our highly respected range of automation tools and facilities. Infor's library products and services incorporate industry standards compliance alongside leading edge technologies to provide efficient and effective solutions to all our customers.