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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 (740 libraries, 3792 facilities in libraries.org)
    Public libraries: 523
    Academic libraries: 79
    School libraries: 79
    297 libraries have migrated away from this system.
  • Carl.X (89 libraries, 476 facilities in libraries.org)
    Public libraries: 85
    Academic libraries: 0
    School libraries: 1
    16 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 4271 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   MARC Applied Research subsequently known as 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 Aug 14, 2018

All 347 Press Releases from The Library Corporation

10 most recent items:


July 20, 2018. Building upon innovations introduced with Library.Solution. Building upon innovations introduced with Library.Solution v5.0, which included the award winning LS2 Cataloging, TLC continues its push to remove the complexities and inefficiencies library staff face daily by legacy ILS systems. With the release of Library.Solution v5.3.1, libraries can utilize all new features, such as Item Spaces, the reinvented Fast Add Cataloging, and improved item visibility and access rules for multi-branch libraries, school districts and library consortia. <<more>>


June 22, 2018. TLC is hiring a new Director of Technology Strategy. he Library Corporation is pleased to announce the hire of Monique Sendze as Director of Technology Strategy. Sendze joins the TLC and CARL.X team with formidable library and technology experience, operating in the industry for nearly 20 years. <<more>>


June 20, 2018. The Library Network implements CARL.X. The Library Corporation announced that The Library Network, a coalition of 50 public libraries in Southeast Michigan, has migrated to TLC’s CARL.X ILS. The Library Network used SirsiDynix Symphony as their ILS for the past 15 years. However, TLC’s success with large library systems—and reputation to treat customers as partners—convinced TLN stakeholders, who unanimously agreed to make TLC their ILS provider for the future. <<more>>


March 20, 2018. TLC and Mackin to offer full MackinVIA content integration. The Library Corporation has partnered with Mackin Educational Resources, merging MackinVIA eRe ource platform services with TLC’s Library.Solution ILS. Released on March 8th, the integration of MackinVIA and Library•Solution’s Public Access Catalog begins a partnership that unifies MackinVIA's capabilities with TLC’s customer base. <<more>>


February 9, 2018. TLC and Turing Tumble announce partnership. The Library Corporation and Turing Tumble have agreed to a strategic partnership, bringing the marble-powered computer – The Turing Tumble – to the library and school market. The Turing Tumble is the latest addition to TLC’s lineup of innovative and engaging TLC.SmartTECH STEM offerings. <<more>>


January 28, 2018. TLC's Library.Solution receives Platinum in 2018 Modern Library Awards from LibraryWorks. The Library Corporation announced that Library.Solution 5.0 has received a prestigious Platinum award in LibraryWorks’ fourth annual Modern Library Awards for its LS2 Cataloging Module. <<more>>


December 19, 2017. Somerset County Library System of New Jersey implements TLC’S CARL.X. The Library Corporation announced that the Somerset County Library System of New Jersey has successfully migrated to the fully hosted service model of the CARL.X ILS. SCLSNJ serves over 188k residents within their 15 member communities and circulates close to 3 million items annually. They are looking forward to working with TLC to strengthen the offerings that they provide to their staff and patrons. <<more>>


December 7, 2017. Updates to TLC’s CARL Product line announced. The Library Corporation has announced the availability of their latest ound of development for the CARL product line with the release of CARL.X v9.5.2, CARL.Connect v1.4.4, CARL.Connect Discovery v3.3.5, and CARL APIs v1.9.1. <<more>>


November 28, 2017. TLC introduces Library.Solution 5.0. The Library Corporation announced the release of Library.Solution v5.0 which introduces LS2 Cataloging, the new web-based cataloging module. TLC designed LS2 Cataloging from the ground up to enable quality, efficient, accurate cataloging by library staff across a wide range of experience levels with cataloging standards and techniques. <<more>>


October 21, 2017. The Library Network selects CARL as their next ILS. The Library Corporation announced that The Library Network, serving 75 libraries in Southeast Michigan, has selected CARL.X as their next integrated library system. Key to TLN's selection of TLC are the company's strong development partnerships, intuitive online public access catalog, and CARL's close-knit customer base <<more>>