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Follett Software Company First to Integrate MARC Magician Data Cleanup Into Its Library Automation System

Press Release: Follett [November 15, 2001]

Copyright (c) 2001 Follett

Abstract: Follett Software Company and MITINET/marc, announced plans to integrate MARC Magician library record cleanup from MITINET/marc into Follett''s upcoming v5.0 of Catalog Plus, to be released in early 2002. Follett Software is the only K-12 vendor to feature seamless integration between MARC Magician and its library automation software.


McHENRY, IL - November 15, 2001 - Follett Software Company, the leading provider of K-12 library automation software, and MITINET/marc™, announced plans to integrate MARC Magician library record cleanup from MITINET/marc into Follett's upcoming v5.0 of Catalog Plus®, to be released in early 2002. Follett Software is the only K-12 vendor to feature seamless integration between MARC Magician and its library automation software.

Easy Record Clean-Up, with One-Click Data Transfer

With this unique integration, library media specialists will be able to clean up MARC (Machine Readable Catalog) bibliographic records more easily by seamlessly transferring them between their Catalog Plus database and MARC Magician's automated record clean up application. Users need to install both MARC Magician and Catalog Plus v5.0 to enable the integration to occur.

“Now even novice catalogers will be able to clean up and maintain their bibliographic records through this seamless integration,” said Tom Schenck, president of Follett Software Company. “Once the records are cleaned up, students and patrons will be able to find what they're looking for faster and easier, and libraries can be sure they're offering the best access to resources.”

Catalog Plus for Windows® from Follett Software

Catalog Plus for Windows is the top-rated library automation cataloging solution that helps library media specialists create and maintain premium MARC 21 records. With practical built-in cataloging tools, it helps create and maintain databases of the highest quality, giving students quick and safe access to the best possible resources.

The Power of MARC Magician

MARC Magician is the most powerful Windows-based MARC record cleanup software in today's marketplace. It maximizes patron or student search results by combining automatic MARC record repair, comprehensive global editing and error checking without having to memorize MARC codes and rules. Designed to clean up individual records or entire MARC 21 databases, MARC Magician makes time-consuming record clean up an easy, automatic process.

About Follett Software Company

Since 1985, Follett Software Company has been committed to helping libraries and schools inspire student achievement and simplify information management. Its powerful software and service solutions are designed to support the needs of students, librarians, teachers and technical staff, promoting success and unity among all involved in the education process. The company serves more than 40,000 clients in over 75 countries, making its Catalog Plus/Circulation Plus® library automation system the most widely used system in the K-12 marketplace. Follett Software Company is a division of Follett Corporation, and is headquartered in McHenry, IL. For additional information, call (800) 323-3397 or go to www.fsc.follett.com.

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Publication Year:2001
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:November 15, 2001
Publisher:Follett
Place of Publication:McHenry, IL
Company: Follett
Products: Catalog Plus
Subject: Product announcements
Online access:http://www.fsc.follett.com/inside-fsc/press-releases/index.cfm?ID=52
Record Number:9860
Last Update:2015-03-03 08:14:26
Date Created:0000-00-00 00:00:00