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More Tennessee Libraries Set to Join Shared Network of Resources
(Published: June 19, 2012)

More Tennessee libraries will be able to provide additional resources to their users, thanks to a new service that’s being implemented as part of a statewide contract. A dozen public libraries around the state will begin using the Auto-Graphics AGent VERSO integrated library system (ILS) later this month.

The Tennessee State Library and Archives (TSLA) contracted with Auto-Graphics to provide access to an affordable, cutting edge ILS for public libraries statewide. Library users will benefit from improved access to a large collection of library materials available through the statewide interlibrary loan program. In addition to books and other printed materials, the ILS features an online portal that enables quick public access to resources like the Tennessee Electronic Library. The new service also helps librarians more efficiently perform tasks such as cataloging, processing returned materials and tracking library usage trends – which, in turn, frees them