SirsiDynix has announced the release of SirsiDynix Symphony 3.3.1. Topping the list of new features is support for Microsoft SQL Server as the underlying database for the ILS application server.
The Symphony 3.3.1 release contains a number of features to increase overall staff efficiency, including:
* Microsoft SQL Server database support – Symphony can now support customers that prefer a Microsoft SQL Server database solution.
* Improved authentication options for SirsiDynix e-Library – LDAP configuration is simplified and expanded to work well in consortial environments.
* Administration module for e-Library – New wizard simplifies e-Library configuration and customization.
* Fines/Fees reporting improved – Libraries enjoy expanded fine and fee details with this version; especially helpful to consortia and libraries with complex reporting needs.
* Additional enhancements to patron credits – Libraries can utilize patron credits to help pay for library services with this release.
Numerous customers participated in extensive beta testing of Symphony 3.3.1.
Symphony incorporates open, industry-standard technologies, offering libraries an expansive list of features and capabilities. These include an open n-tier architecture, software-as-a-service (SaaS) options, powerful search and discovery solutions, comprehensive integrated library management and productivity solutions, Java-based staff clients for all modules, fully documented application programming interfaces (APIs) that support unparalleled customizability and integration capabilities, Unicode support, advanced business intelligence and reporting tools, support for API, SIP2 and NCIP, and embedded and full Oracle database support.
For more information about SirsiDynix Symphony 3.3.1, contact SirsiDynix sales at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Source: SirsiDynix, www.sirsidynix.com