McHENRY, IL - October 26, 2001 - Follett Software Company has expanded functionality of its award-winning WebCollection Plus® online library collection access software, making it available for Novell® NetWare® v5.1 servers.
Access the Library Collection from Any Computer with a Web Browser WebCollection Plus allows students, staff, parents and others to search library collections from any location, 24 hours a day, by making the collection accessible through the school's Intranet, or accessed from outside the school via the Internet.
"We are especially excited about bringing WebCollection Plus's expanded searching capabilities into a greater number of schools by supporting NetWare v5.1 servers,” said Tom Schenck, Follett Software Company president. “Now more students will have access to the best information, even when they're not in school. And parents will have the opportunity to interact in their children's continuous pursuit of information.”
Connecting to the Best Resources 24/7 WebCollection Plus brings students powerful searching by title, author, subject, keyword, call number, series and Boolean terms, and helps students connect to the best resources:
- Submit interlibrary loan and hold requests 24 hours a day
- Check item availability
- Create custom bibliographies by placing selections in a “Bookbag” for future access
- Search for Accelerated Reader, Reading Counts!™ and Lexile® Measure titles
- View library hours, checkout policies, library and school event information and more
- Link to cross references and related web sites or other electronic resources
Future release plans include Novell NetWare v5.1 server support for WebCollection Plus English/Spanish and WebCollection Plus English/French.
About Follett Software Company
Since 1985, Follett Software Company has provided school, public and special libraries with leading-edge library automation, Internet and curriculum resource software and services. Its Circulation Plus software, with more than 30,000 installations worldwide, is the number one selling library automation system in the K-12 marketplace. The company also has the largest base of installed Windows customers, with 15,000 users. Follett Software Company is a division of Follett Corporation, and is headquartered in McHenry, IL. In 1999, the company was ranked among the top ten largest software companies in Chicago. For additional information, call (800) 323-3397 or go to www.fsc.follett.com.