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Nottinghamshire Libraries Choose SIRSI

Press Release: SIRSI Corporation [September 5, 2001]

Copyright (c) 2001 SIRSI Corporation

Abstract: A large consortium comprising the libraries of Nottinghamshire County Council, Nottingham City Council, and the Nottinghamshire Education Library Service has chosen SIRSI Corporation''s Unicorn Library Management System to replace its current system.


Nottingham, ENGLAND (Sept. 2001) A large consortium comprising the libraries of Nottinghamshire County Council, Nottingham City Council, and the Nottinghamshire Education Library Service has chosen SIRSI Corporation’s Unicorn Library Management System to replace its current system.

According to Philip Marshall, principal libraries officer for the County Library Service, "The members of the consortium were impressed by the advanced and flexible nature of the system and SIRSI’s willingness to tailor the software to meet specific customer needs."

The Unicorn system will provide the libraries with fully integrated management of cataloging, authority control, circulation, acquisitions, serials control, interlibrary loan, outreach services, and materials booking functions. The iBistro Electronic Library will provide library users with easy online access to library holdings and resources.

The consortium comprises 80 public libraries in the city of Nottingham and Nottinghamshire County, the Nottinghamshire Education Library Service, 8 mobile libraries, and several prison and hospital libraries. With a registered user base of 700,000 and combined holdings of approximately 3 million items, it is one of England’s largest library consortia.

SIRSI (www.sirsi.com), the leader in library technology since 1979, delivers advanced software and services for libraries around the globe. By providing the industry’s most complete library management infrastructure and unique solutions for capitalizing on the power, speed, and versatility of the Internet, SIRSI and our clients are changing the way the world shares knowledge.

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Publication Year:2001
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:September 5, 2001
Publisher:SIRSI Corporation
Place of Publication:Huntsville, AL
Company: SIRSI Corporation
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Libraries: Nottinghamshire
Subject: System announcements -- selection
Online access:http://www.sirsi.com/Sirsinews/Sep2001/nottinghamshire.html
Record Number:9339
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:0000-00-00 00:00:00