HUNTSVILLE, Ala.(Aug. 30, 1999) - Colleges across the United States and Canada continue to select Sirsi Corporation's Unicorn Library Management System to provide their libraries with a fully integrated information system.
In the past two months alone, six U.S. and Canadian college libraries have chosen SIRSI, including Chattahoochee Valley Community College in Phenix City, Ala.; Enterprise State Junior College in Enterprise, Ala.; Sir Sandford Fleming College in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada; Keyano College Library in Ft. McMurray, Alberta, Canada; McHenry County College in Crystal Lake, Ill.; and Muskegon Community College in Muskegon, Mich.
Chattahoochee Valley Community College and Enterprise State Junior College are part of the Alabama College System, a consortium of two- and four-year public institutions providing low-cost, high-quality higher education for students throughout Alabama. Their Learning Resource Centers provide print and electronic resources for students, staff and area residents.
Sir Sandford Fleming College, a four-year institution in Ontario, features a Learning Resource Center with more than 230 multimedia computer systems, as well as study rooms, group learning rooms and a fully equipped Audio Visual Department. Keyano College, founded in 1966 as the Alberta Vocation Centre, now has three campuses in Alberta. Its Learning Resource Center, located on the main campus in Ft. MacMurray, includes an online catalog, conventional book materials, paperback fiction, records, music CDs, pamphlets, government documents and audio and video listening centers that are open to students, staff and community members.
Located in one of the fastest-growing counties in Illinois, McHenry County College offers 64 two-year associate's degree programs and 26 one-year certificate programs. Its library provides an online catalog, access to electronic research databases and the Internet, and study rooms for students, staff and area residents. Founded in 1926 as only the fifth two-year institution in Michigan, Muskegon Community College now serves approximately 5,000 students from throughout the western Michigan shoreline area. In addition to walk-in reference services and print resources, the library has a home page with links to reference sites, search engines and World Wide Web resources.
All libraries will use SIRSI's WebCat Online Public Access Catalog to provide online access to holdings and organize links to Web sites and other electronic resources, as well as SIRSI's WorkFlowsTM to streamline and simplify staff members' workload.
SIRSI, the leader in library technology, is a privately held company founded in 1979, with headquarters in Huntsville, Ala. SIRSI uses the most advanced technology available to provide easy-to-use information systems for libraries, businesses and archives. With offices in major U.S. cities and subsidiaries in Australia, Canada, Latin America, the Peoples Republic of China and the United Kingdom, the company has established its Unicorn products as the leading client/server library information systems in the world.