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Automation: Integrated Library Systems

The South Dakota State Library wishes to facilitate automation for all public and school libraries in South Dakota. In this day and age, this is an achievable goal for even the smallest of libraries. Library automation:

  • Allows for increased resource sharing and provides access to materials far beyond local collections on behalf of all library patrons
  • Allows for 24/7 access to library materials and services for everyone, promoting the use of personal electronic devices to access the library
  • Encourages browsing online which facilitates better research and increases leisure reading
  • Provides the opportunity to integrate local database subscriptions and other electronic resources into the library catalog, creating a seamless, one-stop search for materials
  • Provides the ability to partner with local and regional school and public libraries and allows for seamless interlibrary loan when necessary
  • Allows library staff to create reports to show usage and demonstrate needs
  • Allows for students to have opportunities to engage in 21st century learning and for all South Dakota students to graduate college, career and life ready


The Galecia Group: Why Sharing a Library Management Systems Makes Sense The Galecia Group: Why Sharing a Library Management Systems Makes Sense in pdf format
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Automated Library Systems

This list includes some of the automated library systems used in South Dakota libraries, as well as additional options. Please note: this is not a comprehensive list.

Auto-Graphics Inc.

Product: VERSO

Address: 430 Vineyard Avenue, Suite #100
Ontario CA 91764

Phone: 800-776-6939 x1510
www.auto-graphics.com


Book Systems Inc.

PRODUCT:Atriuum, Concourse, eZcat

ADDRESS: 721 Clinton Ave., Suite 11
Huntsville, AL 35801

PHONE: 800-219-6571
www.booksys.com Web Link to Book sys dot com

ByWater Solutions Koha

PRODUCT: KOHA

ADDRESS: Santa Barbara, CA

PHONE: (888) 900-8944
bywatersolutions.com Web Link to by water solutions dot com


ComPanion Corporation

PRODUCT: Alexandria

ADDRESS: Salt Lake City, UT

PHONE: 1-800-347-6439
www.goalexandria.com Web Link to go Alexandria dot com

CROSS Systems

PRODUCT: Library 1.7

ADDRESS: 3449 Cherryville Road
Northampton, PA 18067

PHONE: 610-262-3232
www.cross-products.com Web Link to CROSS - Systems dot com


Follett

PRODUCT: Destiny

ADDRESS: 1391 Corporate Drive
McHenry, IL 60050-7041

PHONE: 800-323-3397 or 815-344-8700
www.follettsoftware.com Web Link to Follett software dot com

LibLime (a Division of PTFS, Inc.)

PRODUCT: KOHA

ADDRESS:11501 Huff Court
North Bethesda, MD 20895

PHONE: (301) 654-8088 Ext. 127
www.liblime.com Web Link to lib lime dot com


Polaris

PRODUCT: Polaris Integrated Library System

ADDRESS: 103 Commerce Blvd
Liverpool, NY 13088

PHONE: (315) 634-1234
www.polarislibrary.com Web Link to polaris library dot com

ResourceMate

PRODUCT: ResourceMate

ADDRESS: P.O. Box 25005
Guelph, ON Canada N1G4T4

PHONE: 800-815-8370
www.resourcemate.com Web Link to Resource Mate dot com


SirsiDynix

PRODUCT: Horizon

ADDRESS: 400 West Dynix Drive
Provo, Utah 84604

PHONE: 800.288.8020 or 801.223.5200
www.sirsidynix.com Web Link to Sirsi Dynix dot com

South Dakota Library Network

PRODUCT: Aleph

ADDRESS: 1200 University Street, Unit 9672
Spearfish, SD 57799-9672

PHONE: 800-245-5690
www.sdln.net Web Link to SDLN dot net




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