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February 10, 2010

(Surpass Software) Surpass Software released version 6 of its suite of library automation products, bringing a brand new interface full of features to Surpass Safari, the company’s public access catalog for desktop and Web. Upgrades to version 6 are free for current users with a valid support subscription.

February 4, 2010

(Surpass Software) Surpass Software released version 6 of its suite of library automation products, bringing a brand new interface chock full of features to Surpass Safari, the company’s public access catalog for desktop and Web. Upgrades to version 6 are free for current users with a valid support subscription.

February 01, 2007

(Surpass Software) Sagebrush users choosing to automate with Surpass Centriva, Surpass Select, or Surpass SL, will receive a 50 percent discount on their purchase.

July 01, 2006

(Surpass Software) Surpass introduces Surpass CL Church Library Edition, a streamlined library automation program that is easy to use and reasonably-priced for the church market at under $500. Surpass CL computerizes church library administration functions, cataloging, and circulation.

April 26, 2006

(Surpass Software) New Surpass Self-check integrates with Surpass library automation software to enable patrons to check out their own materials and obtain basic account information independently. The result is that patrons are served more efficiently and library staff have more time to devote to other tasks.

June 1, 2005

(Surpass Software) Surpass Generation 5 provides powerful new and enhanced features in an easy-to-use, updated interface librarians will love. Though Surpass has always included centralization capabilities, Generation 5 also presents its greatly enhanced centralization product under the new name Surpass Centriva. Centriva is ideal for multi-branch public libraries and for entire school districts wishing to run a single centralized system with web-based catalog access.

March 17, 2004

(Surpass Software) Surpass offers new centralized cataloging pricing for Surpass Copycat, software that provides unlimited access to free MARC records

October 01, 2003

(Surpass Software) Surpass Copycat is an easy to use, money-saving cataloging tool for downloading free MARC records with no annual database subscription needed.

September 22, 2003

(Surpass Software) Surpass Software now offers selected records from MARC Junction Web Collections to all librarians and educators through Web Tracks, a free E-newsletter.

January 25, 2003

(Surpass Software) Surpass Software has released Version 4 of Surpass Central, Surpass Safari, and Surpass Web Safari, the core components of the Surpass library automation family of products.

September 3, 2002

(Surpass Software) An extensive collection of Web sites in MARC format is now available with a yearly subscription to MARC Junction. MARC Junction provides subscribers with thousands of curriculum-based, professionally cataloged Web sites in MARC format that you can import directly into any automation system.

June 7, 2002

(The Library Corporation) The Library Corporation has aligned with library automation vendor Surpass Software to meet the needs of small school libraries and school districts that prefer a distributed library automation system.

February 6, 2002

(Surpass Software) Surpass Software has released Surpass Serials periodical management software. Surpass Serials is compatible with Surpass and other library automation systems. The new program offers users easy monitoring of the delivery and cataloging of newspapers, magazines, and other periodicals.

September 1, 2001

(Surpass Software) In a recent customer satisfaction survey, the average overall rating of Surpass Windows and Web-based library automation products was 9.03, indicating that Surpass users are overwhelmingly pleased with the ease of use, features, stability, and documentation for Surpass library automation products.

August 9, 2001

(Surpass Software) Surpass Software has released version 3.0 of Surpass Central and Surpass Safari, the core components of the Surpass library automation family of products. New features include cataloging templates, see and see also cross-references, integration features for users of Scholastic''s Reading Counts software, and the ability to send patron notices via e-mail.

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