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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 (769 libraries, 3764 facilities in libraries.org)
    Public libraries: 538
    Academic libraries: 93
    School libraries: 77
    260 libraries have migrated away from this system.
  • Carl.X (38 libraries, 418 facilities in libraries.org)
    Public libraries: 35
    Academic libraries: 0
    School libraries: 1
    15 libraries have migrated away from this system.
  • Carl (2 libraries, 3 facilities in libraries.org)
    Public libraries: 1
    Academic libraries: 0
    School libraries: 1
    489 libraries have migrated away from this system.

A total of 4185 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

Thursday Jul 27, 2017

All 330 Press Releases from The Library Corporation

10 most recent items:


July 13, 2017. Nashville Public Library and Metro Nashville Public Schools Implement CARL.X. The Library Corporation announced that the Nashville Public Library System and Metro Nashville Public Schools are now live on a joint CARL.X integrated library system. NPL migrated from Millennium by Innovative Interfaces Inc., while the Metro Nashville Schools moved to CARL.X from TLC’s Library.Solution for Schools. <<more>>


July 7, 2017. Somerset County Library System of New Jersey selects TLC’s CARL.X ILS. The Somerset County Library System of New Jersey (SCLSNJ) has selected TLC’s CARL•X as its next integrated library system after a competitive search of the marketplace and will be taking advantage of the fully hosted service model that TLC provides. CARL’s modern, intuitive online catalog and powerful staff interfaces are the perfect choice for SCLSNJ, which circulate close to 3 million items to over 1.5 million annual visitors. <<more>>


June 29, 2017. Grand Ledge Area District Library chooses TLC. The Library Corporation announced that Grand Ledge Area District Library has chosen the Library.Solution integrated library system to provide premier automation services for its staff and patrons. <<more>>


June 20, 2017. TLC releases LS2 Cataloging for Library.Solution. The Library Corporation is excited to announce the summer release of LS2 Cataloging for the Library.Solution ILS platform. TLC’s LS2 Cataloging for Library.Solution delivers robust yet intuitive web-based tools that simplify cataloging for everyone from seasoned collections technicians to first-year library assistants using a fully responsive design. <<more>>


June 8, 2017. TLC congratulates the Nashville Public Library as 2017 Library of the Year. The Library Corporation congratulates the Nashville Public Library on being named the 2017 Gale/Library Journal Library of the Year. NPL, an upcoming member of the TLC family, is being recognized for its service to their community, creativity and innovation in developing specific community programs, an increase in library usage, and leadership in creating programs that can be emulated by other libraries. The competitive process that began with close to 25 entrants was narrowed down by staff members from the Library Journal and Gale, a Cengage company, as well as the previous year’s Library of the Year award recipient. <<more>>


May 26, 2017. TLC Releases CARL.X 9.4.2, CARL.Connect 1.4 and CARL.Connect Discovery 3.2.5. The Library Corporation has announced the availability of their latest round of development for the CARL product line with the release of CARL.X v9.4.2, CARL.Connect v1.4 and CARL.Connect Discovery v3.2.5. <<more>>


April 4, 2017. TLC’s family of libraries continues to grow. The Library Corporation announced that Brown County Public Library has chosen the Library•Solution® integrated library system to provide premier automation services for its staff and patrons. <<more>>


March 9, 2017. Monroe County Library System selects TLC’s CARL ILS after competitive search. The Library Corporation announced that the Monroe County Library System in Rochester, NY has chosen to continue their partnership with TLC by selecting the CARL integrated library system. With this decision, MCLS will remain a valued member of the TLC family that includes thousands of other libraries worldwide using their premium services. <<more>>


March 8, 2017. Maitland Public Library chooses TLC. Maitland Public Library in Florida has chosen the Library.Solution integrated library system to provide state-of-the-art service to staff and borrowers. Going live on April 1, Maitland will also be one of the first libraries to implement TLC's next-generation cataloging solution, LS2 Cataloging. <<more>>


March 1, 2017. TLC partnership makes SocialFlow available to government entities. The Library Corporation has added SocialFlow to TLC’s U.S. Government Services Administration schedule contract that makes SocialFlow’s social media content-distribution tool pre-approved for federal purchasing. The GSA contract gives federal entities access to the same powerful platform currently used by the largest media companies and most prestigious libraries in the world. <<more>>