DES PLAINES, ILLINOIS, July 30, 1999: Endeavor Information Systems Incorporated announced today that New Mexico State University is the 500th library to purchase Voyager as their integrated library system. Endeavor' Voyager replaces their VTLS system.
Located 50 miles north of the Mexican border, New Mexico State University is the only Carnegie I Research University to qualify for membership in the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities. With over 1.4 million volumes, they have a strong borderlands collection and house the Rio Grande Historical Collections. Their unique collections include the papers of Clyde Tombaugh (discoverer of the planet Pluto), the Southwestern Children's Book Collection and the Western Women's Collection.
David Myers, Interim Dean of the University Library, sums up the feelings of the Library staff, "The NMSU Library chose the Endeavor system because it offers the best opportunities to integrate our traditional book collections with our expanding electronic resources, and it also addresses the needs and contributions of our branch campuses. We are excited by the enhanced services that we will be able to offer current and future library users with both the basic system and the optional modules. We look forward to a successful association with Endeavor for many years to come."
Endeavor has over 260 contracts serving more than 500 libraries. Jane Burke, President and CEO stated, "Endeavor has experienced tremendous market acceptance and growth since our inception in 1994. It's a testament to our ability to listen to our customers, then develop and deliver the rich functionality our customers require. We are more than pleased to add New Mexico State University to our list of customers. Acquiring our 500th library site is indeed an exciting and rewarding time for our team of professionals who diligently put their hearts and souls into the Voyager product and our customer's needs."
Based in Des Plaines, Illinois, Endeavor Information Systems Incorporated is an employee-owned information technology company formed in September, 1994. Over 500 academic and research libraries of every size have chosen Endeavor's high performance library system. For more information, come to our website at http://www.endinfosys.com