Alaska school libraries going online
- By Daniel Keegan
- Apr 13, 2000
In Alaska, the Anchorage School District will place its card catalog online
using Sirsi Corp.'s Unicorn Library Management System.
Anchorage is the second library system to choose Sirsi's Unicorn software
in the last month. Massachusetts' S.A.I.L.S. library network also chose
The WebCat program allows a library's entire holdings, including the reference
desk, to be available on the World Wide Web.
Because of the extreme weather in Alaska, a Web catalog is very important
to students. Previously, each school library had a Web site, but they were
not accessible by a central search engine. The WebCat software will make