Library Technology Guides

Document Repository

Imperial Valley College to install Unicorn

Press Release: SIRSI Corporation [January 17, 1996]

Copyright (c) 1996 SIRSI Corporation

Huntsville, AL (January 17, 1997) - Sirsi Corporation announced today the license of UNICORN to the Spencer Library Media Center of Imperial Valley College located in Southeast California.

Imperial Valley College is the only community college serving Imperial County, California. The College is located in the Colorado Desert near the Salton Sea which borders Mexico and Arizona. Serving 8,000 students, the college has a main campus and two off campus centers.

The Spencer Library Media Center has 50,000 books and 425 periodicals. The addition of UNICORN will be the first time the library has been automated. The library will install UNICORN on an SCO UNIX Server. The Library also contains five CD-ROM stations that are able to access 25 programs for student use. The addition of UNICORN will move the Spencer Library Media Center into the future by automating their system with state-of-the-art technology from SIRSI.

Company Background

SIRSI, founded in 1980, is a privately held company with headquarters in Huntsville, Alabama. SIRSI develops, markets, and supports information software systems for libraries, businesses and archives. Its products include WebCat(tm) and VIZION(tm), Web information managers; Digital Media Archives; and InfoBASE for data warehousing. With offices in major U.S. cities and subsidiaries in Canada, the U.K., and Australia, the company has established its Unicorn products as the leading UNIX-based client/server library automation systems in the world. For more information, please contact SIRSI via phone at (205) 922-9820, fax at (205) 922-9818, or the World Wide Web at

View Citation
Publication Year:1996
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:January 17, 1996
Publisher:SIRSI Corporation
Place of Publication:Huntsville, AL
Company: SIRSI Corporation
Products: Unicorn
Libraries: Imperial Valley College
Online access:
Record Number:6385
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:0000-00-00 00:00:00