AUSTIN, TEXAS and WILLIAMSPORT, PA, July 1, 1996 - Nichols Advanced Technologies and Brodart Co. today announce the availability of Brodart's Precision One cataloging system database for Nichols' Athena library automation system.
Athena users can use Precision One to convert their entire library collection or individual records to full MARC records. Athena subscribers to Precision One receive one initial database of over 2 million print and non- print materials and three subsequent updates.
"Brodart is proud to add the reputable names of Nichols and Athena to our ever-increasing list of Precision One Cataloging System resellers," said David L. Franklin, Director of Marketing and Sales, Automation Division, Brodart Co.
Athena, recently rated #1 in the American Library Association's Library Technology Reports, is the best-selling library automation system for Windows. Athena provides circulation, searching, cataloging, cross- platform capabilities (Macintosh and DOS), and related functions for large and small libraries.
"We're pleased to integrate the Precision One database with our Athena library automation system. At Nichols, we seek to offer our Athena customers the very best products, and Precision One is such a product," said Bruce Butler, President of Nichols.
Austin, Texas-based Nichols Advanced Technologies, which has additional offices in La Crosse, WI and Edmonton, Alberta, provides powerful, easy-to-use library solutions for all major microcomputer systems. Founded in 1983, Nichols delivers library automation systems, retrospective conversion services, barcode readers, and automation supplies.