Surpass Software News

Sunday Apr 20, 2014

All 19 Press Releases from Surpass Software

20 most recent items:


February 10, 2010. Surpass Software releases version 6 offering major update to OPAC. 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. <<more>>


February 4, 2010. Surpass Software releases version 6 offering newly-designed OPAC. 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. <<more>>


February 01, 2007. Sagebrush automation users receive fifty percent discount when upgrading to Surpass. Sagebrush users choosing to automate with Surpass Centriva, Surpass Select, or Surpass SL, will receive a 50 percent discount on their purchase. <<more>>


July 01, 2006. Surpass Software introduces a low-cost special edition of its award-winning library software exclusively for church libraries. 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. <<more>>


April 26, 2006. Patron Self-check kiosks now available from Surpass. 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. <<more>>


June 1, 2005. Surpass releases Fifth Generation Library Automation 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. <<more>>


March 17, 2004. Surpass offers new centralized cataloging pricing for Surpass Copycat, software that provides unlimited access to free MARC records. Surpass offers new centralized cataloging pricing for Surpass Copycat, software that provides unlimited access to free MARC records <<more>>


October 01, 2003. Surpass Copycat provides access to free MARC records. Surpass Copycat is an easy to use, money-saving cataloging tool for downloading free MARC records with no annual database subscription needed. <<more>>


September 22, 2003. Select content from MARC Junction Web Collections now available free to nonsubscribers. Surpass Software now offers selected records from MARC Junction Web Collections to all librarians and educators through Web Tracks, a free E-newsletter. <<more>>


January 25, 2003. Surpass releases Version 4 adding Visual Navigator, customized cataloging templates, book jackets, and more. 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. <<more>>


September 3, 2002. New MARC Junction subscription service provides Web site records in MARC format for direct import into Surpass and other automation systems. 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. <<more>>


February 6, 2002. Surpass Software Releases Serials Management Software For Under $500 For use with Surpass and Other Automation Systems. 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. <<more>>


September 1, 2001. September 2001 - users give Surpass high ratings. 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. <<more>>


August 9, 2001. Surpass releases Central 3.0 and Safari 3.0. 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. <<more>>


February 1, 2001. Surpass Software announces special pricing for small libraries on Library Automation software bundle. Surpass Software is bundling Surpass Central with Surpass Safari and offering them at a reduced price to libraries with 5,000 or fewer volumes. The bundle will sell for just $995, so a small library can now have a fully automated system with both circulation and catalog for under $1,000. This represents significant savings over the regular $1,750 cost of these programs. The programs are only limited in the size of the collection they will handle and are otherwise fully functional. <<more>>


August 2000. Surpass Software's Web Safari gives library patrons Internet access to catalog and personal account information. Surpass Software recently released Web Safari, the Web-based catalog for users of Surpass library automation software. With Web Safari, patrons can access the library''s holdings from any PC, Macintosh, or other computer connected to the Internet and running a standard Web browser. <<more>>


August 2000. Surpass Software releases Central 2.0 library automation software. Surpass Software released Surpass Central 2.0, an upgrade to the core module of the Surpass line of library automation products. New features include special features for Accelerated Reader users, importing student photos from Lifetouch Administrator''s CD, and customized patron fields that can trigger alert tones and dialog boxes. <<more>>


March 2000. Surpass Central library automation software publishes reports and notices to the worldwide web and saves to Excel and other popular formats.. Surpass Central library automation software publishes reports and notices to the worldwide Web. Users of the Surpass library automation suite of applications can now publish reports to the web or save reports in other standard formats. With the release of Surpass Central version 1.07, the core component of Surpass, users will find that all report screens now have an "export" button to choose to save the report in HTML for publishing to the web. To make long reports more manageable, Surpass Central will create a series of web pages with automatic links for navigation between pages. <<more>>


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Surpass Software

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517 Oothcalooga Steet Suite C
Calhoun, Georgia 30701
United States
Phone: 706-625-2657
Fax: 706-625-2699
Web site: http://www.surpasssoftware.com/
Email: info@SurpassSoftware.com


Executives

  • Danny Humphress -- President of Support and Development
  • Jarrett Volzer -- President of Sales and Marketing

Company Ownership


Library automation systems

Surpass Software offers the following Integrated Library Systems:

  • Centriva (1 libraries, 1 facilities in lib-web-cats)
    Public libraries: 1
    Academic libraries: 0
    School libraries: 0
    0 libraries have migrated away from this system.
  • Surpass Select (0 libraries, 0 facilities in lib-web-cats)
    Public libraries: 0
    Academic libraries: 0
    School libraries: 0
    0 libraries have migrated away from this system.
  • Surpass SL (0 libraries, 0 facilities in lib-web-cats)
    Public libraries: 0
    Academic libraries: 0
    School libraries: 0
    0 libraries have migrated away from this system.
  • Surpass CL (0 libraries, 0 facilities in lib-web-cats)
    Public libraries: 0
    Academic libraries: 0
    School libraries: 0
    0 libraries have migrated away from this system.

A total of 1 library facilities included in lib-web-cats use an ILS provided by Surpass Software.


Corporate Chronology


Key Articles from Library Technology Guides

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