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Lyrasis Partners with TLC to Offer Expanded Cataloging Services to Members

Atlanta, GA, - May 14, 2009 - Lyrasis and The Library Corporation (TLC) are pleased to announce a new strategic partnership that will broaden the cooperative's cataloging services.

Currently offering an extensive range of services which include collection management and analysis tools, interlibrary loan software and online databases, Lyrasis welcomes the addition of new cataloging systems. "We are so pleased to announce this partnership. Lyrasis members now have access to an expanded set of technical service solutions through TLC, a company that is highly-regarded for its affordable and innovative products," said Cathy Wilt, Lyrasis President.

With over 30 years of library automation experience, TLC is poised to present a vast spectrum of systems that include online cataloging, authority control, and other products and services vital to the success of information organizations today. "We are delighted to assist Lyrasis in its efforts to provide viable, cost-effective cataloging alternatives for its members-alternatives that immediately create cost savings and increase productivity as well," said Gar Sydnor, Senior Vice President, The Library Corporation.

About The Library Corporation (TLC)
Founded in 1974, TLC is still owned and operated by the same family today. TLC creates automation technology for libraries and school districts of all sizes, including some of the busiest libraries in the world. TLC's offerings have grown from cataloging and PAC products to an array of sophisticated systems that include integrated automation, acquisitions, online cataloging, authority control, RFID technology, and other products and services required for the success of today's libraries. The company serves over 5,000 libraries world-wide with 250-plus staff members from its offices in the United States and abroad.

About Lyrasis
A regional membership organization for libraries and information professionals, Lyrasis facilitates their success today and tomorrow by providing access to shared knowledge and expertise, innovative products and services, and customized solutions to serve their communities effectively and, by working together, advance the profession. Lyrasis is the new organization resulting from the merger of PALINET and SOLINET, and currently serves nearly a third of the U.S., including 16 states east of the Mississippi, plus Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. For more information, please visit

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