RESEARCH PARK, Inwood, West Virginia, October 27, 1997. The Library Corporation (TLC) today announced that its cutting-edge, turnkey, fully integrated library automation system—Library.Solution—has now been selected by seven additional libraries, bringing the number of contracted installations to 67.
Gary Kirk, Director, Sales & Marketing at The Library Corporation, stated, "Library.Solution is specifically designed to be a flexible, cost-efficient, yet feature–intensive solution to address all of a library's automation needs. We accomplished these ambitious goals by having a fully–integrated, client/server system that runs on low–cost, low–maintenance PCs with a user-friendly, graphical interface environment—Windows NT. The result is large system performance at small system pricing. These benefits seem to be well appreciated by the library community, as evidenced by its enthusiastic response to Library.Solution."
The six new libraries contracting for installation of LibrarySolution include:
- Antioch Public Library (Ohio)
- Baxter County Library (Arkansas)
- Berkeley College (New Jersey)
- Grafton-Midview Public Library (Ohio)
- Lord Fairfax Community College (Virginia)
- Southern Pines Public Library (North Carolina)
- US Department of State FSI/Library (Virginia)
The Library Corporation, developers of BiblioFile software, is a leading edge library automation company that has been serving the industry for more than 20 years. Most recently, TLC documented that it was the first company deliver full, working ISO compliant ILL implementation. In addition to Library.Solution, some of TLC's other recent innovations include:
- ITS.MARC: a new service that will allow any user, regardless of cataloging experience or training, web access to TLC's pool of approximately 10 million non-royalty MARC records;
- NetPAC: a state-of-the-art service providing patrons unlimited access to a library's public access or consortium catalog via the World Wide Web; and,
- Site.Solution: a revolutionary Internet service helping libraries establish customized sites on the World Wide Web.
Further, TLC has established free access to its Cataloger's Reference Shelf via the World Wide Web. The company remains exclusively committed to enabling libraries worldwide to deliver a more satisfying and rewarding experience for their patrons.