POTTERS BAR, England (October 1998) - The library at the London office of Holman, Fenwick & Willan (HFW) has chosen the UnicornTM Library Management System to replace its existing library system. Holman, Fenwick & Willan is a major maritime and commercial law firm with offices throughout the world.
Unicorn will be used to integrate existing information and procedures and provide sophisticated search and report facilities. It will be installed under the SCO UNIX operating system on a DEC Prioris dual Pentium 200 and will provide access to Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) services, cataloging, authority control and serials control. SIRSI, founded in 1979, is a privately held company 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 American, the Middle East and the United Kingdom, the company has established its Unicorn products as the leading client/server library information systems in the world.