Dorval Public Library Increases Efficiency With Infor V-smart
NEW YORK, NY, Jan 24, 2013 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving
more than 70,000 customers, today 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.
-- Dorval Public Library patrons gain quick online access to the
library's diverse bilingual collections and a range of interactive
options to manage account information and loans.
-- The solution enables improved management of collections through
flexible data formats, delivering a rich discovery environment for
-- Through its integrated modules, Infor V-smart delivers efficiency
across core library functions including circulation, cataloguing,
acquisitions, serials management, and reporting.
-- Infor V-smart also provides easy integration with external resources
such as subscription databases and e-books.
-- Infor V-smart is currently available in multiple languages, allowing
both English and French-speaking library members and staff to fully
utilize the system.
-- In addition to V-smart, Dorval has implemented the Infor V-insight
statistical analysis portal to understand and grow usage of
collections and services.
-- Dorval Public Library is planning a future implementation of the
Iguana web portal and discovery platform, which will allow the library
to offer patrons a customizable and interactive online experience.
Once implemented, Iguana will automatically display relevant
information based on user preferences and interests.
Dorval Public Library Quote
"Previously our members could only connect
with the system while on site at the library, so they were unable to
search for collection materials or view account data while at home,"
said Linda Burdayron, Division Chief, Library and Cultural Services,
City of Dorval. "With Infor V-smart, we can appeal to a new
generation of library members through the solution's collaborative
user interface, sophisticated search functionality and personalized
online environment that can be utilized from any location."
"Infor helps libraries gain operational efficiencies and
drive usage of collections and services," said Kevin Curry, SVP,
Public Sector, Infor. "With our end-to-end solutions, libraries
create a true repository of knowledge, extend services, and gain key
insight into overall performance for effective decision making."
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About the Dorval Public Library
The Dorval Public Library is located
in Dorval on the west end of the Island of Montreal, Quebec.
Originally settled in 1667 as a Catholic mission, Dorval officially
became a city in 1956. The library serves a growing population of
approximately 18,600 residents of which 7,000 are registered patrons.
Dorval is a bilingual city with an almost equal number of English and
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