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2013-08-31 23:20:23

Libraries experience efficient migration to the Polaris ILS. Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 Polaris Library Systems continues to improve upon the customer experience; streamlining the go-live process for libraries migrating to the Polaris integrated library system (ILS). As a trusted provider of technology solutions for academic, private and public libraries, Polaris Library Systems has concurrently redefined and expedited the implementations procedure to more efficiently meet...

2013-08-30 23:21:19

In a recent survey with 1,200 U.S. adult (18 years or older) consumers conducted jointly by Polaris Marketing Research, Inc. and Research Now regarding social media differences among key demographic groups, the breakdown yielded several very interesting differences. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 In a recent survey with 1,200 U.S. adult (18 years or older) consumers conducted jointly by Polaris Marketing Research, Inc. and Research Now regarding social media differences among key...

2013-08-12 23:20:44

Selected as the Next Generation ILS for the High-Volume, Urban Public Library Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 As a trusted provider of technology solutions helping academic, private and public libraries serve their communities, Polaris Library Systems today announces a new partnership with Salt Lake County Library Services. The Polaris Library System (PLS) has been selected as the library’s new automation system, accounting for 20 branches throughout Salt Lake Valley in Utah. Salt...

2013-06-21 23:20:24

Illinois Heartland Library System migrates 427 libraries to Polaris ILS. Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 Polaris Library Systems, a trusted provider of technology solutions that help public, private and academic librarians serve their communities, has implemented the largest automation consortium in North America. Illinois Heartland Library System (IHLS) selected the Polaris Library System as its new automation system in June of 2012; accounting for 427 libraries that cover 28,141...


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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Circumpolar Star -- Circumpolar stars are those stars which are located near the poles of the celestial sphere. As the Earth rotates, the sky appears to rotate; and most stars will be hidden below the horizon at some point in their circular paths. A circumpolar star is near enough to the celestial pole that it will never go under the horizon. It will therefore be visibile for all the night, and for the entire year. Such a definition implies that different stars can be defined as...

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2004-10-19 04:45:40

Polaris -- Polaris, Alpha Ursae Minoris, is the bright star closest to the north celestial pole. It is also known as the North Star, the Lode Star, or the Pole star. Because it lies nearly in a direct line with the axis of the Earth's rotation "above" the North Pole -- the north celestial pole -- Polaris is apparently motionless from the Earth, and all the stars of the Northern sky appear to rotate around it. Therefore, it makes an excellent fixed point from which to draw measurements...

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