Denver, CO September 22, 2008 – Twenty-five new academic, public, school and special libraries have purchased AquaBrowser recently, joining the nearly 400 libraries that have implemented AquaBrowser, the original discovery platform offering visual, faceted searching that connects to any data source and integrates with any automation system.
Academic libraries that recently selected AquaBrowser include Bates College (ME), Bowdoin College (ME), Central Michigan University (MI), Colby College (ME), Rice University (TX), University of Houston at Victoria (TX) and Washington University (MO).
Public libraries that chose AquaBrowser recently include Brevard County Library (FL), Columbia County Rural Library District (WA), Mt. Prospect Public Library (IL), MARINet Consortia (CA) Plymouth Public Library (MI), Skokie Public Library (IL), St. Charles Public Library (IL), and Worthington Libraries (OH).
Other libraries that chose AquaBrowser this quarter include the US Army Fort Bragg Library (NC), Spring Branch Independent School District (TX), Brooklyn Law School Library (NY), Centre for International Governance Innovation (Canada), Sistema Bibliotecas DUOC UC (Chile), Box Hill Institute (Australia), Fort Saskatchewan Public Library (Canada), Strathcona County Library (Canada) and Universidad Externado de Colombia.
AquaBrowser Library offers the My Discoveries social networking experience, an integrates with virtually any data source, with options for an integrated webcrawler, authority control file integration, and federated searching integration.
Libraries choose AquaBrowser to remain vendor-neutral and offer their users a rewarding search experience. AquaBrowser is a proven discovery platform with a design based on user research. Since AquaBrowser works with any ILS, libraries can implement AquaBrowser with their current one and then migrate it easily if and when they choose a new ILS system, including any open source one.
About Medialab Solutions BV and AquaBrowser North America
AquaBrowser is the world leader in ILS vendor-neutral, visual faceted search that connects to any number and type of data sources. Medialab Solutions focuses all efforts toward creating successful discovery solutions so libraries are viewed as superior sources of information and knowledge. AquaBrowser can be found in libraries around the world, including nearly 400 libraries in the U.S. as well as libraries in the UK, Germany, Belgium, Spain and Italy and 100% of all libraries in the Netherlands. Over 3,000 library locations are serving over 60 million citizens worldwide with the visual AquaBrowser search and discovery experience.
AquaBrowser Library provides unique benefits and quick implementation to libraries. Medialab Solutions BV is dba AquaBrowser North America in the U.S. and is a business unit of R. R. Bowker. For more information about AquaBrowser, visit http://www.aquabrowser.com or call 1-800-546-9816.
About R.R. Bowker
Bowker is the world's leading source for bibliographic information. The company provides searching, analytical, promotional, and ordering services to publishers, booksellers, libraries, and patrons through national and international brands, including: Books In Print, Global Books In Print, Syndetic Solutions, Pubnet, PubEasy, PubTrack and more. In the U.S., Australia and Puerto Rico, Bowker is also the exclusive ISBN and SAN Agency and a DOI registration agency for the publishing industry. Bowker is headquartered in New Providence, New Jersey, with operations in East Grinstead, England, and Port Melbourne, Australia. R.R. Bowker acquired Medialab Solutions in 2007. For information about Bowker, visit http://www.Bowker.com.
About Serials Solutions
Founded by a librarian for librarians in 2000, Serials Solutions is a global leader in e-resource access and management services (ERAMS) with more than 2000 client libraries of all sizes and types. Serials Solutions KnowledgeWorks, the authoritative e-resource knowledgebase, is the foundation for the Serials Solutions 360 e-resource access and management solution which includes 360 Core, 360 Link, 360 Search, 360 MARC Updates, 360 Resource Manager, and 360 Counter.
Serials Solutions also is the exclusive source for Ulrichsweb.com and Ulrich's Serials Analysis System worldwide, and the AquaBrowser Library interface is exclusively represented by Serials Solutions in the academic market in North America. The WebFeat federated search service recently acquired by ProQuest soon will be incorporated into the Serials Solutions family of access and discovery services.
Serials Solutions provides fast implementation, easy customization, and outstanding value to libraries throughout the world. For more information, please visit www.serialssolutions.com or call 1-866-SERIALS. Serials Solutions is a business unit of ProQuest LLC.