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ALEPH 500 begins westward migration with Colorado win!

Press Release: Ex Libris [July 20, 2000]

Copyright (c) 2000 Ex Libris

Abstract: Ex Libris announced that a contract was signed with the Pathfinder and Three Rivers Library System, in cooperation with the other 5 regional library systems in Colorado for the purchase and installation of an ALEPH 500 system. This consortia project`s primary goals are to provide cataloging and record hosting services at no cost to Colorado libraries and schools. The Aleph system will be used as a cataloging utility for all libraries in the consortium, and as a statewide Z39.50 compliant OPAC. Three Rivers and Pathfinder will also use Aleph as their integrated library system..


Ex Libris (USA) announced today that a contract was signed with the Pathfinder and Three Rivers Library System, in cooperation with the other 5 regional library systems in Colorado for the purchase and installation of an ALEPH 500 system. This consortia project`s primary goals are to provide cataloging and record hosting services at no cost to Colorado libraries and schools. The Aleph system will be used as a cataloging utility for all libraries in the consortium, and as a statewide Z39.50 compliant OPAC. Three Rivers and Pathfinder will also use Aleph as their integrated library system..

"We selected ALEPH 500 for because of its power and flexibility in supporting the sophisticated cataloging environment represented by our consortia." said John Campbell, Director of Pathfinder Library System.

"This is an exciting project for Ex Libris" said Russ McDonald, Vice-President of Sales/Marketing at Ex Libris (USA, "because it exploits some of the truly unique characteristics of ALEPH 500 in supporting a complex environment. "

The system will run on a SUN Enterprise 250 and will initially support 40 users, with a planned rapid growth in users to follow. It is scheduled to go live in early 2001.

About Ex Libris

Ex Libris is a leading worldwide developer of high performance applications for libraries and information centers. ALEPH, the Ex Libris integrated library solution is now in over 530 installations in 41 countries.. Ex Libris is a multi-national company with offices located around the world.

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Publication Year:2000
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:July 20, 2000
Publisher:Ex Libris
Place of Publication:Chicago, IL
Company: Ex Libris
Products: ALEPH 500
Libraries: Three Rivers Library System
Pathfinder Library System
Subject: System announcements -- selection
Online access:http://www.exlibris-usa.com/news1.asp?categoryId=82&admin=
Record Number:7935
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:0000-00-00 00:00:00