Huntsville, Alabama - SIRSI is pleased to announce that the Mohave County Library District has installed the Unicorn Collection Management System in the Mohave County District Library in Kingman, the Bullhead City Branch Library in Bullhead City, and the Charles C. Royall Memorial Branch Library in Lake Havasu City.
In addition to the bibliographic and inventory control module, the Mohave County Library District has licensed the authority control, circulation control, and enhanced public access modules. The system is installed on an IBM RISC System/6000 Model 340 host computer. According to Mary Musgrave, Librarian at the Mohave County District Library, the future is wide open for the UNICORN system. "SIRSI had what we needed, what we could afford and what we can build on. This system is whatever Mohave County can imagine." (K. M. Hall. 'library goes high-tech." Kingman Daily Miner, July, 12, 1992, 1.)
Located in northwest Arizona, Mohave County is the second largest county in the state. With a population of approximately 95,400 and an annual growth rate of 8.6 percent Mohave is the fastest growing county in Arizona. The three libraries serve 50,000 registered patrons, and the number of patrons at each site is expected to reach 22,000 in five years.
Founded by information and computer professionals in 1979, Sirsi Corporation, based in Huntsville, Alabama, is one of the world's leading suppliers of information automation. Sirsi's multiuser UNIX-based systems offer modules to automate all aspects of information management. SIRSI systems are installed worldwide in academic, public, law, medical, government, and corporate environments.