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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 (808 libraries, 3827 facilities in libraries.org)
    Public libraries: 557
    Academic libraries: 103
    School libraries: 87
    207 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 4316 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 Dec 8, 2016

All 316 Press Releases from The Library Corporation

10 most recent items:


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>>


June 7, 2016. TLC’s CARL.X announces full compatibility with Edelweiss Analytics from Above the Treeline. The Library Corporation and Above the Treeline announced compatibility between CARL.X and the Edelweiss Analytics library collection management service. Launched at the American Library Association Annual Conference in June of 2015, Edelweiss Analytics provides libraries with up-to-date data information to improve circulation, as well as provide greater insight into what their patrons want. <<more>>


June 3, 2016. Jacobson named COO of TLC's Inwood operations. Rich Jacobson, who has served as Inside Sales Manager for The Library Corporation for more than a decade, has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer of Inwood Operations. In his new role, Jacobson is tasked with managing the day-to-day tasks at TLC’s Inwood headquarters. <<more>>