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Infor Library and Information Solutions

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550 Cochituate Road
Framingham, Massachusetts 01701
United States
Toll free: 800-825-2574
Fax: 508-598-4215
Web site: http://www.infor.com/libraries
Email:


Executives

  • Steve Barker -- General Manager, Infor UK Libraries Division
  • Eric Conderaerts -- Product Manager Libraries and Information Solutions
  • Ellen Isaacson -- General Manager, North American Library Division
  • Ann Melaerts -- Managing Director
  • Filip Trenson -- Sales Manager for the Netherlands and Belgium

Company Ownership


Library automation systems

Infor Library and Information Solutions offers the following Integrated Library Systems:

  • V-smart (69 libraries, 435 facilities in libraries.org)
    Public libraries: 47
    Academic libraries: 11
    School libraries: 1
    11 libraries have migrated away from this system.
  • Vubis Smart (77 libraries, 533 facilities in libraries.org)
    Public libraries: 68
    Academic libraries: 5
    School libraries: 1
    62 libraries have migrated away from this system.

A total of 968 library facilities included in libraries.org use an ILS provided by Infor Library and Information Solutions.

Infor Library and Information Solutions offers an OpenURL Link Resolver:

  • V-Link used in 4 libraries, 4 facilities in libraries.org)

Corporate Chronology

Jan 2009   Infor launches V-smart.
Aug 2, 2006   Infor acquires Extensity.
Jan 1999   Geac acquires assets of Stowe Computing.
Feb 1994   Geac acquires ODIS.
Dec 4, 1992   Geac acquires CLSI.
Nov 30, 1992   Geac acquires assets of McDonnell Douglas Information Systems Canada, Inc..
Aug 1988   Geac acquires Advanced Libraries and Information, Inc..
1985   Thyssen Bornemisza acquires CLSI.
1971   Béla Hatvany founds Computer Library Services, Inc..

Selected Articles from Library Technology Guides

The following are a sample of articles related to the major events in the corporate history of Infor Library and Information Solutions, or you can view all articles related to the company from Library Technology Guides.

Breeding, Marshall, Smart Libraries Newsletter (January 2009). V-smart: A New Web-based Library Automation System from Infor

Infor Library and Information Solutions launched the general release of V-smart in November 2008. V-smart is a new, fully Web-based integrated library system. This product continues the evolution of the Vubis library automation system, advancing the product from the client/server architecture into the realm of Web-based computing, the preferred technology approach in the current technology environment. This release follows the testing and early adoption of the software in two French libraries, Sainte-Geneviève University and La Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris. Infor indicates that at least ten additional libraries are preparing to move to V-smart.



Infor Library and Information Solutions News

Tuesday Feb 18, 2020

All 175 Press Releases from Infor Library and Information Solutions

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February 4, 2020. Koch Industries agrees to acquire all of Infor. Infor, a global leader in business cloud software specialized by industry, announced today that an affiliate of Koch Equity Development LLC, the investment and acquisition subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the remaining equity stake in Infor held by Golden Gate Capital. At the close of the transaction, Infor will become a standalone subsidiary of Koch Industries, and will continue to be operated by the company’s current management team from its headquarters in New York City. In addition to being a key enterprise customer, Koch has been an investor in Infor since 2017. With the strength of its balance sheet and a AA corporate credit rating, Koch intends to quickly position Infor as one of the most well-capitalized companies in technology. Koch companies have made more than $26 billion in technology-related investments in the past six years, transforming a global portfolio of businesses spanning multiple industries. <<more>>


August 12, 2016. Lambton County Library Launches Infor Iguana. Lambton County Library located in south western Ontario, Canada recently launched Infor’s Iguana website and discovery product. <<more>>


March 28, 2016. Niagara Falls Public Library launches Infor Iguana Library App. Niagara Falls Public Library in Ontario, Canada has launched Infor's Iguana Library App for Android, iOS and Windows. <<more>>


March 21, 2016. Niagara Falls Public Library launches Infor Iguana. Niagara Falls Public Library in Ontario, Canada recently launched Infor’s Iguana integrated website and discovery portal. <<more>>


March 14, 2016. Dorval Library/Bibliothèque de Dorval implements Infor Iguana Library App. Dorval Library in Dorval, Quebec, Canada has launched Infor’s Iguana Library App for Android, iOS and Windows. Dorval is a bilingual community on the island of Montreal. As a people-oriented City, Dorval meets the needs and expectations of its residents with a complete range of services and activities as well as an outstanding quality of life. <<more>>


February 29, 2016. Lewis and Clark Public Library goes live with Infor V-smart Air. V-smart Air provides full function web based staff modules including cataloging, circulation, acquisitions, serials, administration and reporting. There is no software to install or maintain on staff workstations, tablets or phones – just a current supported browser version. <<more>>


February 17, 2016. Department of Canadian Heritage launches Infor Iguana. The Department of Canadian Heritage recently launched Infor’s Iguana integrated website and discovery portal. Iguana provides the public and departmental staff across Canada with an easy intuitive bi-lingual means of locating relevant resources. <<more>>


October 3, 2015. Coventry Libraries moves forward with Infor. Infor Libraries today announced that Coventry City Council Libraries has deployed its V-smart library management system to help provide an enhanced service for customers and drive efficiencies. V-smart also equips the library with a platform to help deliver additional efficiencies in the future, including the potential to open discussions on shared services. <<more>>


February 4, 2015. RNIB set to enhance library services with Infor. Infor Libraries announced that the Royal National Institute for Blind Peoplehas deployed its V-smart library management system. An initial step in its on-going initiative to ensure library operations are meeting the specific needs of customers, RNIB selected Infor’s V-smart system to support and help provide a scalable solution for the future. <<more>>


August 5, 2014. Automation Consultants (ILA) and Infor announce Arabic version of V-smart. Infor's V-smart will become available throughout Egypt and the Middle East as part of the Automation Business Cloud - ABC through Automation Consultants’ Arabization Software Solution and Technologies. <<more>>