Plaine Commune (France) Re-automates
The library network of Plaine Commune in France has selected V-smart Air (as well as V-insight and V-eyeQ) for its re-automation at the conclusion of a competitive bid, which occupied part of the profession for more than 8 months .
The network of media libraries of Plaine Commune now has 25 multimedia libraries and 3 mobile libraries. All services and media library offerings are completely free. Each patron has access to all network documents.
The Plaine Commune network was notably awarded the Grand Prix Livres Hebdo libraries in 2012 and 2015.
More than 300 staff will use V-smart Air.
The project started on April 1. This will be a very heavy schedule as the live production date is set for the end December 2016.
"This is a magnificent achievement for what was the largest tender in the market for ILS for over 3 years," says Jean-François Piat, Director of France Libraries Division. Ann Melaerts, VP of WW division added that "this success reinforces Infor and its suite of libraries software for its specialist position in the large public library networks in France and Europe."
The ILS will be the keystone of a series of 12 projects in the course of obtaining the BNR (Digital Library Program Reference), including a new platform for electronic resources, a new website, book vending machines, scattered in public places in the heart of cities to borrow / return books, based on RFID technology ...
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