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Nichols Advanced Technologies Inc. announces release of the Athena library automation system: Athena Is the new library automation system from the makers of MOLLI rated #1 for schools by ALA's Library Technology Reports.

Press Release: Nichols Advanced Technologies Inc. [October 3,1994]

Copyright (c) 1994 Nichols Advanced Technologies Inc.

Abstract: Nichols Advanced Technologies Inc. today announces the release of Athena, the first visual library automation system for Windows and Macintosh. Athena provides circulating, searching, full MARC cataloging and related functions.


La Crosse, Wisconsin, October 3,1994 -- Nichols Advanced Technologies Inc. today announces the release of Athena, the first visual library automation system for Windows and Macintosh. Athena provides circulating, searching (OPAC), full MARC cataloging and related functions.

Some of the innovative features of Athena include patron photographs for checkout, intuitive searching of full-text databases, touch screen design and multiple collection capabilities. Athena's bold graphical screen design encourages patrons to search for books or other items without training.

"We're excited about how people respond when they see Athena's screens and patron pictures for the first time I Kids arid adults alike love to use the large animated buttons on touch screen monitors," said Bruce Butler, President of Nichols.

Athena may be purchased from Nichols Advanced Technologies Inc. and Its regional representatives, and will be shipped commencing October SI. Athena is priced from $1,996.

Nichols Advanced Technologies Inc. develops, markets and supports library automation systems for schools, public and special libraries, Together with MOLLI, Nichols' #1 rated system, the company now provides easy to use and affordable solutions for all major microcomputer platforms.

Nichols maintains offices in La Crosse, Wisconsin and Edmonton, Alberta.

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Publication Year:1994
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:October 3,1994
Publisher:Nichols Advanced Technologies Inc.
Place of Publication:Edmonton, Alberta
Company: Sagebrush Technologies
Nichols Advanced Technologies Inc.
Products: Athena
Subject: Product announcements
Record Number:8229
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:0000-00-00 00:00:00