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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 (762 libraries, 3822 facilities in libraries.org)
    Public libraries: 539
    Academic libraries: 84
    School libraries: 78
    275 libraries have migrated away from this system.
  • Carl.X (90 libraries, 477 facilities in libraries.org)
    Public libraries: 86
    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 4302 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

Friday Nov 24, 2017

All 338 Press Releases from The Library Corporation

10 most recent items:


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>>


September 19, 2017. William F. Laman Public Library chooses TLC. The Library Corporation announced that the William F. Laman Public Library has chosen the Library.Solution integrated library system to deliver premier library management software and services for its patrons and staff. Laman Public Library will go live with Library.Solution on September 20, 2017. <<more>>


September 8, 2017. Duewel-Zahniser joins leadership team at TLC headquarters as Chief Technology Officer. The Library Corporation announced that Justin Duewel-Zahniser has joined the leadership team as Chief Technology Officer, based out of global headquarters in Inwood, W.Va. In this role, Justin will lead TLC in continuing to expand the company's Integrated Library System, Library.Solution. <<more>>


August 31, 2017. Ysleta ISD joins the TLC Family. The Library Corporation announced that Ysleta Independent School District has chosen the Library.Solution for Schools integrated library system to deliver premier library management software and services for its students and educators. <<more>>


August 29, 2017. TLC’s Mike Willis takes on Business Development Manager Role. The Library Corporation is excited to announce the repositioning of veteran sales representative Mike Willis as its new Business Development Manager. Mike has over 13 years of experience with TLC, holding various positions including Support Representative, Chief Instructor, Senior Project Manager, and Sales Representative. <<more>>


August 24, 2017. TLC releases updates to the CARL product line. The Library Corporation has announced the availability of their latest round of development for the CARL product line with the release of CARL.X v9.5.1, CARL.Connect v1.4.3, CARL.Connect Discovery v3.3, and CARL APIs v1.9. <<more>>


August 10, 2017. Hammond Public Library chooses TLC. The Library Corporation announced that Hammond Public Library in Indiana has chosen the Library.Solution integrated library system to provide premier automation services for its staff and patrons. <<more>>


July 27, 2017. Bland County Public Library chooses TLC. The Library Corporation is pleased to announce that land County Public Library has chosen the Library.Solution integrated library system to provide premier automation services for its staff and patrons. Bland County joins the TLC family of more than 4,500 libraries worldwide. <<more>>


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>>