OCLC PICA Acquires Sisis Informationssysteme

Jul 22, 2005

OCLC PICA, a library systems and service provider in Europe, has acquired Sisis Informationssysteme GmbH, based in Munich, Germany, in a move designed to combine technologies and enhance services for libraries in Europe. Sisis Informationssysteme provides library management systems and software primarily to libraries in Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. The organization provides services to support library acquisitions, cataloguing, circulation, interlibrary loan, and Web OPACs. OCLC PICA has regional offices in Leiden, the Netherlands; Birmingham, United Kingdom; and Paris, France. In addition to its office in Munich, Sisis Informationssysteme has an office in Basel, Switzerland.