Syracuse, NY, July 10, 2008 - Polaris Library Systems, a leading provider of library automation technology, announced today new employees in customer support, implementations, and training.
Maureen Graham has been appointed as a site manager. In this role, Maureen serves as a primary contact for Polaris customers and is the liaison between technical support and customer sites. Prior to joining Polaris, Maureen held positions in both academic and public libraries in Florida and New Hampshire. Past positions include head of information services, head of children's services and virtual librarian. In addition to an MSLIS, Maureen is pursing a second Masters degree in Computer Science.
James Roraback has joined Polaris as a data migration specialist. In this role James is responsible for mapping customer's data from their prior ILS to Polaris during the migration process. James has a background in software applications and programming.
Jennifer Chandler joins Polaris as a trainer. Jennifer comes to Polaris from Lexington County Public Library where she served as a database administrator and systems librarian. Prior to Lexington County, Jennifer held positions in reference services and served as a system administrator at college and university libraries. Jennifer holds an MLIS from the University of South Carolina.
"New customers depend on Polaris to make their migration process as streamlined as possible for both library staff and patrons," said Polaris's chief operating officer Anita Wagner. "Staffing the appropriate resources in data migration, training and customer support is of paramount importance to this process. We welcome these new team members."
About Polaris Library Systems
From its beginning thirty years ago, Polaris Library Systems has served libraries with time-saving technology, from its first circulation system in the mid-1970s through its third-generation Polaris Integrated Library System. In addition to its library automation systems, Polaris Library Systems offers workflow analysis, database enhancement, wireless access and network services to libraries. For more information about Polaris Library Systems, visit http://www.polarislibrary.com.