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  NorthStar Solutions, LLC :: Miscellaneous :: Utility Package

    Utility Package
Utility Package 

Price: $279.00


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Advanced automation features expanding the PC Card Catalog family
Includes all the features in
      PC Card Catalog
's BASIC and
      CIRCULATION modules

Word Search Catalog

Track Patron and Item histories

Use ADMIN to set consistent and
      secure settings for each workstation.

Accelerated Reader ® program support

Add user-created images to personalize the 'look' or highlight events.

Matching OPAC with unattended
      check out

Catalog displays book cover images

Select from various 'skins' (OPAC)

Feature Comparisons Basic Circ Cn I
Unlimited collection size
ILS for one computer
   or a network
User-friendly & intuitive
Data are compatible
   with web catalog
Print: Spine/Pocket Labels,
     Catalog Cards, Donor
     Bookplates, extensive Lists
ISBN-13 compatible
MARC import
Track donations
Series/Series Title
Bar code capable
Check IN/OUT on one screen  
Manage: overdues, fines,
    reservations, rechecks, patron
    status from the SAME screen
Reconciled inventory  
Print: notices, mailing labels,
     reports, statistics, bar codes
Word Search catalog
     ('casual Boolean')
Custom background images    
Accelerated Reader™ programs    
Instant LOC catalog data    

Track patron & item histories


Unattended Check Out     (OPAC module)


Catalog detail displays:
     book cover image, summary,
     table of contents


Multi-level passwords


Set Circulation limits



     (single-user, first network seat) $1400

     (network, per additional seat)    $  600 CONCEPT I OPAC
     (network, per seat)                     $  375
Annual Support

     (single-user)                               $  249

Contact us for further information.

Prices are in US dollars. Shipping charges and Sales Tax may be added. Prices subject to change without notice.

Word Search Catalog

CONCEPT I adds many extended features to the original PC Card Catalog, a library automation software system known for its reliability, ease of use and value.

CONCEPT I contains all of the features in the highly regarded Basic and Circulation modules. Current users will feel at home in the friendly "browse" style catalog with its 'closest-guess' responses and intuitive AACR2 (traditional card catalog) search order.

But for the Google ® folks CONCEPT I's Word Search catalog adds the power of 'casual Boolean' searches. Users have access to materials from every conceivable view.

Contact Us for a CONCEPT I trial CD

CONCEPT I maintains check out history data. This information can provide the library staff with details such as a patron's reading history or who might be responsible for damage to an item.

Include a custom background image to personalize the look of the screen. Use the school mascot, an art design, something whimsical or elegant. Change backgrounds to highlight holidays and events or to promote library services.

System Requirements:
   Windows: 2000, XP, Vista
   Drive Space: 15Meg +
            ~3.5Meg per 1000 items
           ~2.5Meg per 1000 patrons
   Screen: 800x600 or better
   Access to Web

Accelerated Reader ® Program details are highlighted in the CONCEPT I catalogs and printed lists.

Item Detail Screen with book cover image

Along with detailed Item information including copy status and series title/subtitle cross-linking, the CONCEPT I Catalog displays book cover images, summaries and table of contents (subscription required.)

CONCEPT I OPAC includes a selection of 'skins' to create contemporary, elegant screens. Select from four including an industrial strength "brushed metal" or a relaxing "southwest" look.

CONCEPT I OPAC gives patrons the capability of unattended Check Out and personal status review. Patron ID and optional PIN assure security.



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