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Biblionix Receives Platinum Modern Library Award from LibraryWorks, Inc.

Press Release: Biblionix [January 21, 2015]

Copyright (c) 2015 Biblionix

Abstract: Biblionix, a leading provider of automation solely for public libraries, today announced that its Apollo integrated library system (ILS) has received a Platinum award from the to LibraryWorks, Inc. in its inaugural Modern Library Awards. LibraryWorks created these awards to recognize the top products in the library industry in a truly unbiased format. Candidate products were sent to the LibraryWorks database of more than 80,000 librarians.


Austin, Texas January 22, 2014 Biblionix, a leading provider of automation solely for public libraries, today announced that its Apollo integrated library system (ILS) has received a Platinum award from the to LibraryWorks, Inc. in its inaugural Modern Library Awards. LibraryWorks created these awards to recognize the top products in the library industry in a truly unbiased format. Candidate products were sent to the LibraryWorks database of more than 80,000 librarians.

Of honorable mentions, silver, gold, and platinum award levels, Apollo received the top award: platinum. Only customers with experience with ILSs were permitted to judge the products, resulting in a truly unbiased score.

"We're thrilled that this large pool of libraries put Apollo at the top. Apollo's sole focus on public libraries has again shown its enormous value to the customer," said Clark Charbonnet, founder and principal of Biblionix. "This singular focus as well as our customer-driven product enhancements makes for an elegant product that is intuitive and easy to use. And we certainly appreciate all the time that the judges devoted, pro bono."

The Apollo ILS has recently received two major enhancements:

Apollo ILS has recently received two major enhancements:

  • Totally new responsive public catalog that is receiving rave reviews
  • Acquisitions module for management of materials budget and ordering

About Biblionix, LLC

Biblionix is located in Austin, Texas and was founded in 2003. The family-owned company is devoted solely to public libraries. This singular focus lets Biblionix excel at delighting just one type of customer. In addition to the above award, this is borne out by five consecutive years of top-of-the-charts ratings for Apollo in the annual "Perceptions" survey by Marshall Breeding. Some Biblionix staff members volunteer at their own public library.

About the LibraryWorks, Inc

LibraryWorks, Inc. helps administrators to make informed decisions about library technology, automation and software, collection development and management, facilities and furnishings, staffing, purchasing, and other areas that drive effective strategic planning and day-to-day operations. Our family of resources can enable you to identify best practices, monitor trends, evaluate new products and services, apply for grants and funding, post or find a job, and even enjoy some library humor.

About the Modern Library Awards program

Modern Library Awards (MLAs), a product-review program designed to recognize elite products in the market which can help library management personnel enhance the quality-of-experience for the library user and increase the performance of their library systems.

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Publication Year:2015
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:January 21, 2015
Publisher:Biblionix
Company: Biblionix
Libraries: Apollo
Record Number:20277
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Date Created:2015-01-22 16:17:07