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EOS International announces release schedule for new product, OPAC Discovery

Press Release: EOS International [May 23, 2011]

Copyright (c) 2011 EOS International

Abstract: EOS International announced the release schedule for their new product, OPAC Discovery. Discovery is a revolutionary product that allows corporate, legal, medical, government, academic, digital, and special libraries to customize the capability as well as look and feel of their OPAC. In June 2011, EOS will release a mobile device version of the application along with a flexible template editor. The new mobile format allows patrons to access your library's OPAC through iPhones, Androids, and BlackBerries.


Carlsbad, CA - May 23, 2011) EOS International, a leader in cloud computing library automation software, is thrilled to announce the release schedule for their new product, OPAC Discovery.

Discovery is a revolutionary product that allows corporate, legal, medical, government, academic, digital, and special libraries to customize the capability as well as look and feel of their OPAC. In June 2011, EOS will release a mobile device version of the application along with a flexible template editor. The new mobile format allows patrons to access your library's OPAC through iPhones, Androids, and BlackBerries.

The new Template Designer provides filtered access to the standard and mobile templates created by your library for use in OPAC Discovery. From the List screen, add, copy, delete, preview, or open for maintenance any of your library's pre-defined or custom templates. Once open for maintenance, the template designer provides full access to the tools and necessary to create and maintain custom templates. Included are predefined layouts and themes to achieve the desired look for your library's OPAC, drag and drop controls to make menus, links, text, and images available to your patrons, single click functionality to add HTML-based functionality, and a properties panel to allow advanced designers to fine tune the attributes and placement of any screen element with precision.

In August 2011, OPAC Discovery provides complete title list and record display functionality including patron sign in, circulation desk functions, third-party integration, and the remaining standard search options including e-Search, Icon Search, and Cross Library searching.

By October 2011, patron functions will be added to OPAC Discovery including patron information, their social profile, circulation desk information, routed serials, and premium patron options such as reference requested, RSS feeds, and course information.

In December 2011, EOS puts the final touches on OPAC Discovery with an enhancements to the Template Designer, translation services, and a conversion utility to transform your Web OPAC into OPAC Discovery!

"The release of OPAC Discovery is the culmination of years of work by our research and development team", said Jeffrey Goodwin, Vice President of Product Development. "The flexibility and enhanced functionality of our OPAC Discovery is something our clients and prospects will appreciate and find useful as they move to embrace the digital library of the future."

For more information, contact EOS International at 800-876-5484 or sales@eosintl.com

About EOS International

EOS International is a world-class library information and knowledge management software and services provider, with an impressive client base of libraries worldwide. EOS is a client-driven company that has earned top customer satisfaction awards and a nomination for the prestigious Computerworld Smithsonian award. EOS software and services include EOS.Web Express, EOS.Web Enterprise, EOS.Web Academic, EOS.Web Legal, EOS.Web Medical, EOS.Web Digital, EOS e-Library Service) and online content that serve the stringent knowledge and content management needs of corporate, legal, medical, government, association, academic, digital, and special libraries. EOS International can be found online at www.eosintl.com

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Publication Year:2011
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:May 23, 2011
Publisher:EOS International
Company: EOS International
Products: OPAC Discovery
Subject: Product announcements
Record Number:15718
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:2011-05-23 09:51:10