Library Technology Guides

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April 12, 2023

The Library Corporation Libraries are Essential: says TLC at Texas Library Association Booth #1601. The Library Corporation invites attendees of the Texas Library Association annual user conference who believe Libraries are Essential to visit TLC at Booth #1601. TLC will be exhibiting April 19-21, 2023, at the conference in Austin, Texas, and encourages attendees to see how TLC supports library initiatives. [Full Announcement].

April 6, 2023

The Library Corporation Ardmore Public Library (OK) saves time with its new ILS from TLC. Ardmore Public Library is now using the Library.Solution integrated library system from The Library Corporation. TLC welcomed Ardmore to its family of libraries last fall, completing the migration services for the single-site library from its previous Polaris system. The library was able to use its Choice Partners membership to select TLC's entirely web-based platform. [Full Announcement].

February 24, 2023

The Library Corporation Middlesex School (MA) launches TLC.Go! Mobile App. The Library Corporation announced its first implementation of TLC.Go! as a school library mobile app solution. At the start of the fall semester, students attending Middlesex School, an independent secondary school near Concord, Massachusetts, began accessing their favorite Warburg Library services and other school resources via Android or iOS. TLC.Go!'s seamless integration with the library's automation system, Library.Solution for Schools, made for a smooth implementation. [Full Announcement].

February 6, 2023

The Library Corporation Vienna Public Library launches NovelBranch Library Kiosk at Grand Central Mall. Vienna Public Library is launching its first NovelBranch mini-library kiosk this month, outside the JCPenney at Grand Central Mall in Vienna, West Virginia. By establishing a secondary presence in the community, in a place already frequented by many patrons, the library will be able to expand its outreach services and welcome new users. Cardholders can check out items using the self-service book kiosk thanks to a seamless connection to VPL's integrated library system, Library.Solution from The Library Corporation. [Full Announcement].

January 27, 2023

The Library Corporation Waukee Public Library System (IA) launches TLC.Go! Mobile App. The Library Corporation announced that the Waukee Public Library is live with TLC.Go! -- the latest mobile app solution provided by TLC. Those who live in and around Waukee, Iowa, can now access their favorite library services via Android and iOS, thanks to a seamless connection between TLC.Go! and WPL's integrated library system, Library.Solution. [Full Announcement].

January 17, 2023

The Library Corporation TLC's FRBR Catalog Receives Another Platinum Award. The Library Corporation received a platinum distinction for consecutive years for CARL.Connect Discovery Grouped Title Display in LibraryWorks' ninth annual Modern Library Awards. The multi-honoree FRBRized online catalog, released in 2018, uses Trusted Records to link titles together for an enhanced search experience. Grouped Title Display functionality in CARL•Connect Discovery displays a single entry for a work instead of numerous entries for each format and edition. Grouping multiple editions and formats of a bibliographic record give library users a clear and trustworthy view of the library collection. [Full Announcement].

The Library Corporation TLC Honored with Platinum Award for Library.Solution for Schools. The Library Corporation received a platinum distinction in LibraryWorks' ninth annual Modern Library Awards for Library.Solution for Schools. The integrated library system, designed for K-12 school libraries, has been optimized with over 20+ years of partner collaboration for daily workflows and transitions between school years. Library.Solution for Schools provides complete, seamless integration of its full suite of web-based interfaces: circulation, enriched public access catalog & distinct children's catalog, cataloging with authority control, advanced inventory management, centralized reports management & scheduling, serial metadata, online acquisitions, digital content integration, eCommerce, SIP integration, and more. [Full Announcement].

The Library Corporation TLC's ITS.MARC Cataloging Service Receives Platinum Award. The Library Corporation received a platinum distinction for ITS.MARC in LibraryWorks' ninth annual Modern Library Awards. TLC's online copy cataloging resource provides access to over 81 million records, including both bibliographic and authority records. TLC has been delivering solutions to libraries worldwide since introducing a source of MARC records on microfiche in 1974. Since then, TLC has been a leader in metadata, with its cataloging services getting better every year. After partnering with additional library contributors to grow its copy cataloging service in early 2022, TLC is honored that this improvement has culminated in a platinum MLA. [Full Announcement].

January 13, 2023

The Library Corporation TLC and Tech Logic Bring RFID to K-12 school libraries at FETC. The Library Corporation invites attendees of FETC to visit Booth #3316. The Future of Education Technology Conference will take place January 24-26, 2023, in New Orleans, Louisiana. TLC will showcase powerful RFID integration for schools within its prestigious, modern library management system. Attendees can also learn about the native data security practices and student privacy features inherent to the LMS. TLC will also showcase its latest library mobile app, cloud hosting services, and vendor-agnostic cataloging services. [Full Announcement].

January 10, 2023

The Library Corporation Library.Solution v5.7 Revolutionizes Report Writing for Non-Experts. The latest release of Library.Solution is now available from The Library Corporation. Version 5.7 introduces a new report authoring framework to streamline complex reports and a comprehensive suite of serial management tools. Early adopters noted the upgrade was straightforward. [Full Announcement].

December 21, 2022

The Library Corporation Latest advancements for TLC's CARL.Solution integrated library system. With the latest product release of the CARL.Solution integrated library system, TLC continues its web-based product developments for a more complete online experience. The release includes new functionality in CARL.X version 9.7.2, CARL.Connect Staff version 1.6.8, CARL.Connect Discovery version 3.6.6, and CARL.Solution APIs version 2.0.2. [Full Announcement].

December 12, 2022

The Library Corporation Plymouth Public Library Launches TLC.Go! Mobile App. Plymouth Public Library went live this fall with TLC.Go!, the latest mobile app solution provided by TLC. Residents of Plymouth, Indiana, are now able to access library resources via Android and iOS. TLC.Go! allows patrons to manage their library account, place holds, renew items, and access library resources, all at their fingertips. TLC.Go! has seamless compatibility with the library's Library.Solution integrated library system. [Full Announcement].

October 13, 2022

The Library Corporation Waco-McLennan County Library feels confident joining TLC family. Waco-McLennan County Library has implemented Library.Solution from The Library Corporation as their newest integrated library system. With proactive security practices and an entirely web-based platform, Library.Solution provides the library with a fully integrated and flexible solution under one umbrella, backed by industry-leading support. TLC completed migration services for the four-site Texas library from their Polaris ILS in September. [Full Announcement].

September 26, 2022

The Library Corporation TLC partners with ALA to Unite Against Book Bans. The Library Corporation has partnered with the American Library Association to Unite Against Book Bans, a national grassroots campaign to engage the public in the fight against censorship. This non-partisan campaign leverages the reach of national organizations representing librarians, educators, parents, authors, publishers, distributors, champions for civil liberties, civil rights, and equality, and more. [Full Announcement].

September 8, 2022

The Library Corporation Jackson-George Regional Library System Returns to TLC. TLC welcomed Jackson-George Regional Library System back to Library.Solution. JGRLS had been a customer of TLC since 1990 and used Library.Solution for 15 years prior to their migration. After a short interim with SirsiDynix, the library was eager to return to TLC's integrated library system this past August. JGRLS appreciated TLC's swift returning migration services. [Full Announcement].

August 17, 2022

The Library Corporation Rochester City School District selects Library.Solution for Schools. Rochester City School District has selected The Library Corporation for its new library software. As an alternative to Follett Destiny, TLC will provide Library.Solution for Schools to the district. RCSD was able to leverage its membership in the New York State DREAM Consortium to choose TLC as the preferred vendor. The library management system will be live in the school libraries at the end of August 2022. [Full Announcement].

July 27, 2022

The Library Corporation TLC provides back-to-school support for its K-12 district libraries. While school librarians prepare for students to return, TLC helps with a seamless transition. The library software company provides a team within its Client Services division devoted to school success. Some of the larger districts have their own dedicated representative for year-round support. TLC will support the Hawaii Department of Education with back-to-school software training. [Full Announcement].

July 26, 2022

The Library Corporation Warren County Library Launches TLC.Go! Mobile App. Warren County Library is now live with TLC.Go! — the latest mobile app solution provided by TLC. Residents of Warren County, New Jersey, are now able to access library resources via Android and iOS. WCL borrowers can also check out materials directly from their smartphones. TLC.Go! has seamless compatibility with the library's Library.Solution integrated library system. [Full Announcement].

July 25, 2022

The Library Corporation Ponca City Library (OK) now using Library.Solution. Ponca City Library is now using Library.Solution as its integrated library system from The Library Corporation. TLC completed the migration services from the Book Systems ILS for the single-site library. Before its year with Book Systems, the library had used Polaris software for many years. This Oklahoma library is also the first new TLC customer to launch TLC.Go! simultaneously, following its release late last year. [Full Announcement].

July 22, 2022

The Library Corporation New Case Study: New Haven Public Schools Partnership with TLC. The Library Corporation published its latest case study on New Haven Public Schools. NHPS migrated to TLC's library management system, Library.Solution for Schools, to start the 2021-22 school year. They anticipate a seamless transition into the next academic year and beyond. This case study details how migrating to a new library system is a process, but its continued success is a partnership. [Full Announcement].