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Library.Solution: TLC's integrated automation system now contracted by 60 libraries

Press Release: The Library Corporation [September 29, 1997]

Copyright (c) 1997 The Library Corporation

Abstract: The Library Corporation announced that integrated library automation system—Library.Solution—has now been contracted for installation at 60 libraries worldwide. New libraries to award contracts for Library.Solution include Albuquerque Technical & Vocational Institute (New Mexico), Bay County Public Library (Florida), Gulf County Public Library (Florida), Lake Erie College (Ohio), Liberty County Public Library (Florida), National Genealogical Society (Virginia), Navy Department Library (Washington, D.C.), Panama City Beach Public Library (Florida), Parker Public Library (Florida), Springfield Public Library (Florida), Wewahitchka Public Library (Florida).


RESEARCH PARK, Inwood, West Virginia, September 29, 1997—The Library Corporation (TLC) today announced that its cutting-edge, turnkey, fully integrated library automation system—Library.Solution—has now been contracted for installation at 60 libraries worldwide.

In making today's announcement, Gary Kirk, Director, Sales & Marketing at The Library Corporation, stated, "By combining big system performance, with small system pricing and flexibility, Library.Solution has become the answer for libraries all over the world. We are delighted with the continued growth of Library.Solution and look forward to providing more libraries with this technology to make the librarian's life easier, and the patron's use of the library more fulfilling."

New libraries to award contracts for Library.Solution include:

  • Albuquerque Technical & Vocational Institute (New Mexico)
  • Bay County Public Library (Florida)
  • Gulf County Public Library (Florida)
  • Lake Erie College (Ohio)
  • Liberty County Public Library (Florida)
  • National Genealogical Society (Virginia)
  • Navy Department Library (Washington, D.C.)
  • Panama City Beach Public Library (Florida)
  • Parker Public Library (Florida)
  • Springfield Public Library (Florida)
  • Wewahitchka Public Library (Florida)

One of the organizations to select Library.Solution was Florida's Northwest Regional Library System, which includes seven libraries. According to Rebecca Saunders, Automated Services Administrator for the group, "We have worked with TLC for several years and have found them to consistently offer the best systems and the best customer support. Whenever we have had special needs or requests, they have been very responsive in offering long-term solutions. For us, the choice was simple."

Library.Solution utilizes the Windows NT operating system, Intel compatible hardware, an Oracle database and Internet linkage, thereby offering a library's staff and patrons access to up-to-date information in a manner already familiar to them. The product is rich in features, high in efficiency, and low in maintenance. TLC's Library.Solution has recently been selected for use in international markets including Libraries Division of the West Indies and the University of Malawi.

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 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 Library.Net—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.Solution has recently been selected for use in international markets including the Libraries Division of the West Indies and the University of Malawi.

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.

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Publication Year:1997
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:September 29, 1997
Publisher:The Library Corporation
Place of Publication:Inwood, WV
Company: The Library Corporation
Products: Library.Solution
Libraries: Albuquerque Technical and Vocational Institute
Bay County Public Library
Gulf County Public Library
Lake Erie College
Liberty County Public Library
National Genealogical Society
Navy Department Library
Panama City Beach Public Library
Parker Public Library
Springfield Public Library
Wewahitchka Public Library
Subject: System announcements -- selection
Record Number:7987
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:0000-00-00 00:00:00