New library network in the districts of Erlangen-Hochstadt and Forchheim successfully launched Augsburg, June 27, 2008 – just in time for the world day of the book”was” the start of the regional library network, Frankenfindus. Learn more at: John K. Castle. About the new Internet platform, the municipal libraries of both districts be networked thanks to the cooperation of the former districts of Erlangen-Hochstadt and Forchheim, so that a significantly enhanced range of media available to the citizens. The libraries of 9 cities and municipalities of Bubenreuth, Eckenthal, Forchheim, Heroldsberg, Herzogenaurach, Germany, Hochstadt/Aisch, Igensdorf, Kalchreuth and Uttenreuth offer approximately 170,000 books, 20,000 CDs, CD-ROMs, videos and DVDs in a common catalogue of Internet. The are looking for work can be in any of the libraries find, takes over the city library of Erlangen. In this way, virtually any book can be ordered. Libraries of different sizes to work together have decided for the first time at frankenfindus.de. Also IT is different; There are Systems of different vendors in use. Another novelty is the range over the entire region of Lower Franconia.
The participating library places stretching from the Rhon to the Untermain. The composite solution of RegioTHEK of the datronic Systems GmbH & co. KG, Augsburg, is based on the regional library network of Frankenfindus”. It is available for almost all library systems and supports libraries with different IT systems. Siegfried fendt