Endeavor Information Systems, a provider of library management software, has announced the general release of Voyager 5.0, the latest version of its flagship integrated library management system.
Voyager 5.0 offers new features, including expanded capabilities in the areas of patron privacy management, circulation services, serials processing and display, searching, and media scheduling integration with the Voyager OPAC, WebVoyàge. The new features are designed specifically to support methods for protecting patron privacy, such as increased flexibility for managing any archived circulation history. Voyager 5.0 Circulation enhancements extend local circulation management options, enabling libraries to configure the system to better meet the needs of their patron groups. Other enhancements include charge/ discharge processing improvements such as more granular alerts to exceptions, designed to reduce errors during processing. WebVoyàge delivers new user-initiated media booking services integrated with Endeavor's Media Scheduling media management system that simplify equipment and resource booking and tracking. WebVoyàge also incorporates new technology to provide local configuration options for serials information displays, including recent issues as well as local choice over MARC holdings display.