Infor Library and Information Solutions News

Friday Jul 11, 2014

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December 9, 2013. Infor partners with Automation Consultants to bring process excellence to the public sector in Egypt and the Middle East. Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers in over 200 countries and territories, announced today during Cairo ICT 2013, it has signed a partnership agreement with ILA Advanced Technology - the holding company of Automation Consultants. Automation Consultants is an Egypt-based provider of cloud-based software and IT products and systems. As part of the partnership, Automation Consultants will sell and implement a comprehensive range of Infor's public sector applications throughout Egypt and the Middle East as part of their Automation Business Cloud (ABC) services. <<more>>


May 15, 2013. Kirkland Municipal Library improves patron services with Infor. Infor announced the Kirkland Municipal Library has selected Infor V-smart, Infor V-insight and the Iguana web portal and discovery platform. Serving the Canadian community of Kirkland on the west island of Montreal, Quebec, the library chose the applications to provide its members with remote catalog access through an integrated, web-based system, as well as to enhance interactions and services through improved ease-of-use. <<more>>


January 24, 2013. Dorval Public Library Increases Efficiency with Infor V-smart. Infor announced the Dorval Public Library has implemented Infor V-smart to help deliver next-generation services to library users and create state-of-the-art search functionality. The integrated solution enables the library to attract new members and improve service to current users by providing access to both digital and traditional collections. <<more>>


July 2, 2012. Theek5 kiest voor Iguana. heek5, een bibliotheekorganisatie in de provincie Noord-Brabant (Nederland), zal binnenkort op een nieuwe webomgeving overstappen. Iguana , geleverd door Infor Library and Information Solutions, is een oplossing waarmee klanten de collecties en diensten van de bibliotheek op een interactieve manier kunnen verkennen. <<more>>


December 27, 2011. Infor Library and Information Solutions Announces Availability of New Mobile Offering. Infor Library and Information Solutions announced the availability of a new mobile offering for libraries. The mobile offering, called NOW, is a flexible and affordable mobile solution that provides public, academic and school libraries with a mobile website and mobile app in one. <<more>>


June 15, 2011. Croydon College implements Iguana. Croydon College successfully completed its implementation of Iguana, Infor's marketing and collaboration platform that integrates a library's catalog and website. With Iguana, Croydon College offers students and faculty a completely fresh web presence and improved access to the library's services and collections. <<more>>


April 27, 2011. Township of Russell Public Library Successfully Implements V-smart. Infor announced that the Township of Russell Public Library in Ontario, Canada has successfully implemented V-smart, Infor's web-based integrated library system. With the implementation of V-smart, the Township of Russell Public Library now provides its users enhanced access to the library's French and English collections of books, audiobooks, movies, and magazines. <<more>>


December 9, 2010. Iguana Live at the Public Library VANnU. Infor announced that the Public Library of VANnU in the Netherlands has successfully implemented Infor's Iguana user collaboration and marketing platform. Public Library of VANnU has implemented Iguana to renew the library's web site and to provide users with interactive ways to explore the library's collections and services. <<more>>


August 2, 2010. Iguana Live at the Public Library of Breda. Infor announced that the Public Library of Breda in the Netherlands has successfully implemented Infor's Iguana user collaboration and marketing platform. The Public Library of Breda has implemented Iguana to replace the library's web site and to provide users with new, interactive ways to explore the library's collections and services. <<more>>


August 2, 2010. Iguana live bij de Bibliotheek Breda. Infor heeft vandaag bekend gemaakt dat Bibliotheek Breda Infors Iguana marketingplatform en interactieve gebruikersinterface met sukses geïmplementeerd heeft. Met Iguana vernieuwt Bibliotheek Breda haar website en biedt ze gebruikers een nieuwe, interactieve manier om de collecties en diensten van de bibliotheek te verkennen. <<more>>


June 15, 2010. École Polytechnique de Montréal Selects V-smart. Infor announced that École Polytechnique de Montréal, a leading engineering school in Canada and the largest institution of its kind in Québec, has selected V-smart, Infor’s web-based integrated library system. École Polytechnique selected V-smart following an open tender process and will be implementing V-smart to replace the library’s current system. <<more>>


May 18, 2010. City of Newport in Wales Selects V-smart . Infor announced that the City of Newport in Wales has selected V-smart, Infor's web-based integrated library system, following a thorough evaluation of the library system marketplace. Newport, the third largest city in Wales, will implement V-smart, as well as Infor's V-insight statistical analysis portal, to replace its Genesis library management system. <<more>>


April 10, 2010. St Mary's University College, London Selects V-smart. Infor announced today that St Mary's University College in West London, UK, has selected V-smart, Infor’s web-based library management system. St Mary’s will be implementing V-smart as well as V-insight, Infor’s statistical analysis portal, to replace its current Millennium system from Innovative Interfaces, Inc. <<more>>


March 18, 2008. Canada Revenue Agency chooses Vubis Smart. Infor announced that the Canada Revenue Agency in Ottawa, Canada, has chosen Vubis Smart, Infor’s integrated library system. With Vubis Smart, CRA’s Knowledge and Research Library will provide enhanced information services to the Agency’s 45,000 employees located in 40 offices across Canada. <<more>>


February 27, 2008. Landelijk Bureau Art.1 chooses Vubis Smart. Infor announced that the Landelijk Bureau Art.1 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, has chosen Vubis Smart, Infor’s integrated library system. As a national organization, Art.1 prevents and fights discrimination to ensure equal treatment of all regardless of gender, age, disability, ethnicity etc. <<more>>


November 15, 2006. Dumfries and Galloway Council upgrades to Vubis Smart. Infor and its UK Libraries Division are delighted to announce the extension of their relationship with Dumfries and Galloway Council as their Library Management System supplier. <<more>>


October 9, 2006. Library Consortium Het Markiezaat selects Vubis Smart. Infor announced that the library consortium “Het Markiezaat” in the Netherlands has selected Vubis Smart. “Het Markiezaat” was founded in January 2004, following a merger between the public libraries of Bergen op Zoom, Woensdrecht and Steenbergen. The consortium includes the libraries of Markiezenhof, Zonneplein, Halsteren, Hoogerheide, Ossendrecht, Steenbergen and Dinteloord. The Markiezenhof library incorporates the main and most extensive collection and also functions as a separate information center. <<more>>


October 9, 2006. Library Foundation Dommeldal, in the Netherlands, Goes Live With Vubis Smart. The Library Foundation Dommeldal, which serves a population of 76,000, has gone live with Vubis Smart version 2.4. The Foundation includes four libraries in the eastern part of the Dutch province of Noord-Brabant, namely Geldrop, Mierlo, Nuenen c.a. and Son&Breugel. The four libraries officially merged on January 1st, 2006 and include 45 staff members. While each library already used Vubis Smart, they have now been integrated in one system. <<more>>


September 28, 2006. Warwickshire County Council selects Vubis Smart as its New Library Information Management System. Infor and its UK Libraries Division are pleased to welcome Warwickshire County Council as the latest UK customer for Infor’s Vubis Smart library and information management system. <<more>>


April 14, 2006. Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council Goes Live with Vubis Smart. Tameside’s Library Service, part of the Community and IT Services group of the Council, successfully switched to its new Vubis Smart automation system. <<more>>


December 2, 2004. Theek 5 Dutch Library Consortium selects Geac Vubis Smart. The public libraries in the municipalities of Dongen, Drimmelen, Geertruidenberg, Gilze-Rijen and Oosterhout in the Netherlands will merge as from January 1st, 2005, into the library consortium called Theek 5. This new organisation has a population of around 155,000 inhabitants and will consist of 12 branches. <<more>>


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Executives

  • Steve Barker -- General Manager, Infor UK Libraries Division
  • Eric Conderaerts -- Product Manager Libraries and Information Solutions
  • Ellen Isaacson -- General Manager, North American Library Division
  • Ann Melaerts -- Managing Director
  • Filip Trenson -- Sales Manager for the Netherlands and Belgium

Company Ownership


Library automation systems

Infor Library and Information Solutions offers the following Integrated Library Systems:

  • Vubis Smart (97 libraries, 695 facilities in lib-web-cats)
    Public libraries: 84
    Academic libraries: 7
    School libraries: 1
    23 libraries have migrated away from this system.

A total of 695 library facilities included in lib-web-cats use an ILS provided by Infor Library and Information Solutions.

Infor Library and Information Solutions offers an OpenURL Link Resolver:

  • V-Link used in 7 libraries, 7 facilities in lib-web-cats)

Corporate Chronology

Jan 2009   Infor launches V-smart.
Aug 2, 2006   Infor acquires Extensity.
Jan 1999   Geac acquires assets of Stowe Computing.
Feb 1994   Geac acquires ODIS.
Dec 4, 1992   Geac acquires CLSI.
Nov 30, 1992   Geac acquires assets of McDonnell Douglas Information Systems Canada, Inc..
Aug 1988   Geac acquires Advanced Libraries and Information, Inc..
1985   Thyssen Bornemisza acquires CLSI.
1971   Béla Hatvany founds Computer Library Services, Inc..

Key Articles from Library Technology Guides

The following are a sample of articles related to the major events in the corporate history of Infor Library and Information Solutions, or you can view all articles related to the company from Library Technology Guides.

Breeding, Marshall, Smart Libraries Newsletter (January 2009). V-smart: A New Web-based Library Automation System from Infor

Infor Library and Information Solutions launched the general release of V-smart in November 2008. V-smart is a new, fully Web-based integrated library system. This product continues the evolution of the Vubis library automation system, advancing the product from the client/server architecture into the realm of Web-based computing, the preferred technology approach in the current technology environment. This release follows the testing and early adoption of the software in two French libraries, Sainte-Geneviève University and La Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris. Infor indicates that at least ten additional libraries are preparing to move to V-smart.