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The Library Corporation

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Research Park
Inwood, West Virginia 25428-9733
United States
Toll free: 325-7759
Phone: 304-229-0100
Fax: 304-229-0295
Web site: http://www.tlcdelivers.com
Email: info@TLCdelivers.com


Board of Directors

  • Annette Harwood Murphy -- Co-founder, President/CEO, Chairman of the Board
  • Gary Kirk -- President, Tech Logic
  • Brad Murphy -- Vice President, Singapore Operations

Executives

  • Annette Harwood Murphy -- Co-founder, President/CEO, Chairman of the Board
  • Gary Kirk -- President, Tech Logic
  • Rich Jacobson -- Chief Operating Officer
  • Calvin Whittington -- Director of Finance and Administration
  • Brad Murphy -- Vice President, Singapore Operations
  • Paul Leppert -- Vice President -- Managing Director TLC Denver
  • John Burns -- Vice President of Sales
  • Sherry Banks -- Director of Inwood Operations
  • Sam Brenizer -- Director of Product Management, Inwood
  • Lorrie Ann Butler -- Director of Product Strategy and Customer Relations, Denver

Company Ownership


Library automation systems

The Library Corporation offers the following Integrated Library Systems:

  • Library.Solution (804 libraries, 3804 facilities in libraries.org)
    Public libraries: 555
    Academic libraries: 101
    School libraries: 87
    213 libraries have migrated away from this system.
  • Carl.X (38 libraries, 486 facilities in libraries.org)
    Public libraries: 35
    Academic libraries: 0
    School libraries: 1
    14 libraries have migrated away from this system.
  • Carl (2 libraries, 3 facilities in libraries.org)
    Public libraries: 1
    Academic libraries: 0
    School libraries: 1
    490 libraries have migrated away from this system.

A total of 4293 library facilities included in libraries.org use an ILS provided by The Library Corporation.


Corporate Chronology

Apr 1, 2005   The Library Corporation acquires TechLogic.
Jan 12, 2001   The Library Corporation launches YouSeeMore.
Jul 3, 2000   The Library Corporation acquires Carl Corporation.
1995   The Library Corporation launches ITS.for Windows.
1987   The Library Corporation launches The Intelligent Catalog.
Jun 1985   Eyring Research Institute, Inc. founds Eyring Library Systems to market Carl.
1985   TLC launches BiblioFile.
1978   Colorado Alliance for Research Libraries founded.
1974   The Library Corporation founded by Brower Murphy and Annette Murphy.

Selected Articles from Library Technology Guides

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

Breeding, Marshall, Information Today (September 2000). The Library Corporation acquires CARL Corporation

The consolidation of the library automation marketplace continues with the acquisition of CARL Corp. by The Library Corporation (TLC). In this development, TLC expands its presence from small and medium-sized libraries to the very largest libraries and library consortia. CARL Corp. will be wholly owned by TLC, though its name will continue to be used in the combined company. The marketing, sales, support, and development of CARL's products and services will continue largely unchanged from its Denver facilities.



The Library Corporation News

Tuesday Jan 24, 2017

All 318 Press Releases from The Library Corporation

10 most recent items:


January 11, 2017. TLC’s CARL.Connect receives Gold in 2017 Modern Library Awards from LibraryWorks. The Library Corporation is pleased to announce that CARL.Connect has received a gold award in LibraryWorks’ third annual Modern Library Awards (MLA’s) for its Mobile Discovery platform. Setting itself apart with its ability to connect users with library services and engage with the social-local-mobile (SoLoMo) movement, CARL•Connect Discovery Mobile meets the needs of a growing “always on, always in touch” population. Released in 2016, CARL•Connect Discovery Mobile was designed with a sleek, responsive platform that dynamically directs users to a mobile version of the online catalog on any smartphone. It also provides a host of preeminent features that allow for a more local and personalized experience. Some of these include geolocation services, opt-in and notification, mobile app offerings, personalized reading recommendations, and access to a Digital Library Card. <<more>>


December 15, 2016. Jane Hill named acting COO of Wellington City Council. TLC shared news that Jane Hill, former Manager of Wellington City Libraries Te Matapihi Ki Te Ao Nui in New Zealand, has been named acting Chief Operating Officer of Wellington City Council. <<more>>


November 16, 2016. Conference highlights plans for TLC product development. The Library Corporation’s annual users’ conference, TLCU 2016, united TLC customers from around the world Oct. 16-19 at the Mission Palms Hotel and Conference Center in Tempe, Ariz. Nearly 170 attendees from TLC libraries from as far away as New Zealand gathered with staff from TLC’s Inwood and Denver offices for three days of product education, training, and updates. <<more>>


October 11, 2016. TLC Releases CARL.X v9.3 and CARL.Connect Discovery v3.2. The Library Corporation announced the availability of CARL.X v9.3 and CARL.Connect Discovery, formerly LS2 PAC for CARL.X, v3.2. Notably, CARL.X v9.3 has added features that continue to improve customer service interactions between library staff and their communities. <<more>>


September 23, 2016. School libraries sign on to Library.Solution ILS. The Library Corporation is pleased to welcome two more school systems to the growing list of Library.Solution users. Muncie Community Schools of Indiana and Notre Dame School of Bethleham, Pa., recently entrusted the operations of their school libraries to TLC’s integrated library system. <<more>>


September 23, 2016. School libraries sign on to Library.Solution ILS. The Library Corporation is pleased to welcome two more school systems to the growing list of Library.Solution users. Muncie Community Schools of Indiana and Notre Dame School of Bethleham, Pa., recently entrusted the operations of their school libraries to TLC’s integrated library system. <<more>>


September 7, 2016. TLC earns prestigious WBENC, WOSB certifications. The Library Corporation has been certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council and the WBENC-administered U.S. Small Business Administration’s Women Owned Small Business Federal Contracting Program. The dual certifications give TLC the unique ability to compete for exclusive business opportunities provided by WBENC corporate members and government agencies. <<more>>


August 30, 2016. Solano Partner Libraries and St. Helena Consortium extends contract with TLC. The Library Corporation announced that the Solano Partner Libraries and St. Helena (SPLASH) Consortium have extended their CARL.X contract for an additional five years. The libraries of SPLASH have been a longstanding member of the TLC family beginning with their implementation of the CARL•Solution legacy system in 1992. They completed an upgrade to the CARL.X ILS in 2012. <<more>>


June 24, 2016. Nashville Public Library System and Metro Nashville Public Schools select the CARL.X ILS. The Library Corporation announce that the Nashville Public Library System and Metro Nashville Public School have selected CARL.X as their next integrated library system. <<more>>


June 15, 2016. Broward County Library extends CARL•X contract. The Broward County Library in South Florida has extended their CARL.X contract for an additional three years, The Library Corporation announced this week. As part of this renewal, BCL will be implementing CARL.Connect, TLC’s suite of online, mobile clients and they will be participating as a development partner for the web-based cataloging features of CARL.Connect Collections. <<more>>