Library Product Roundup
EverWhite Dry Erase Boards
Schools can update library or media centers with an EverWhite dry erase board. EverWhite boards stay clean and bright, thus enhancing the look of the space. EverWhite dry erase boards feature a unique hardcoat surface that does not allow marker ink to absorb into the surface. EverWhite boards will not ghost, stain or gray. They are easy to clean—even permanent marker can be easily erased.
Lightweight Blow-Molded Folding Tables by SchoolPlaza
These lightweight folding tables are the perfect solution for media centers. Use them for any application that calls for an affordable, lightweight, weather-resistant and highly durable folding table. The tabletop is lightly spotted grey with matching grey textured powder-coated wishbone legs. There is a carry handle built into the underside of the table for easy moving. They are very lightweight, weighing 41 to 64 pounds. Tables are available in four popular sizes, all 30 inches wide. The steel frame has crossbars and steel channels for extra strength.
Consolidating the computer and the surrounding area can be the most efficient and stylish way to organize a work stations. Nova Solutions, the company best known for manufacturing the technology known as the Downward Gaze angle, which places computer monitors beneath a glass window in the desktop, now offers the new "Trolley." As Nova Solutions' latest innovation for integrating technology hardware into working and learning environments, the Trolley provides easy access to a flat panel display. When the computer screen is not in use, the Trolley allows it to move beneath the work surface, offering an organized and secure workspace or learning environment. www.novasolutions.com
Modern Computer Furniture
Modern Computer Furniture specializes in simple, yet rugged designs that are created for function and durability. The company has designed and manufactured carts and workstations for more than 30 years. Products range from laptop storage carts to lab desks. Assembly of lab desks is easy and straightforward. The larger items, such as laptop storage carts, are shipped pre-assembled for customer convenience. Custom designed carts can be created to meet special needs. Schools that buy directly from the company receive 50 percent off list prices.
Mobile A/V Cabinet from Alfax
Cataloging, storing and displaying media of diverse formats has become a growing challenge for every library. One solution is the Mobile A/V Cabinet, exclusively from Alfax. Its spacious rubber-matted top is 48 inches wide and 24 inches deep and is at the ideal and comfortable height for presenters and demonstrators. Included in every unit is a locking Plexiglas-fronted door section that can store VCRs, DVDs and amplifiers. For safe and convenient storage of media, each drawer can be locked independently. And since the unit is fully welded, it is ready to use right out of the box. Every cabinet comes with heavy-duty casters, two of which lock to keep the unit in place.
VS America offers a complete furniture line for schools. A leading school furniture manufacturer, VS was founded in Germany over a century ago. Since then, it has made significant contributions to the design and development of school furniture and holds several patents. VS products are designed to cater to student needs. The company focuses on ergonomics, use of high-quality and environmentally friendly materials and visual design. VS products are account of their solid and highly resistant to wear. From the choice of raw-materials to the processing technology and right through to the packing and delivery of the furniture, VS always thinks “green.”
Case Systems, Inc. is a manufacturer of high-quality plastic laminate cabinetry, work surfaces, storage systems and furnishings for the educational markets. The company offers innovative products and materials for functional and efficient learning environments. The company was founded more than 50 years ago as a cabinet manufacturer serving local Michigan markets. Today, Case Systems continues as an industry leader, not only as a supplier to original markets, but also offering unique solutions for the demanding educational markets throughout the United States.
Claridge Bulletin Board Cabinets
Claridge manufactures a complete line of glass enclosed bulletin board cabinets in both wood and aluminum frame styles. Tackable back panels are available in a variety of materials and colors, including cork, vinyl fabric, polyester fabric and hook-and-loop compatible fabric. Choose from more than 50 colors. Sliding glass doors have ground-in finger pulls, and hinged doors are hung on piano hinges. Both have flat-key tumbler locks. Cabinets can be surface or recess mounted, with hangars supplied with surface-mounted units. Wood cabinets are available in oak, walnut, mahogany, maple and cherry. Aluminum cabinets come in satin or color anodized and powder-coat paint finishes.
Concourse from Rediker Software
Rediker Software's School Office Suite offers Concourse, a popular library software program that complements and integrates with their renowned PK-12 school management software, Administrator's Plus. Offering a full-featured library management program, Concourse automates library tasks, yet is simple to use. From circulation, cataloging, searching and inventory to labels and reports, Concourse offers an amazing range of features to make managing your school library more efficient than ever before. Integration with Administrators Plus allows your student demographic information to appear automatically in Concourse, thus eliminating duplicate data entry.
Modular Computer Carrel Series
Modular Computer Carrels from Smith Carrel feature 18-inch clearance under the shelf to accommodate large monitors. Panels feature special fasteners for strong, easy assembly. Work surface includes a 3-inch wiring grommet in the back left corner. Adjustable-height or fixed-height models are available. Any order of 20 units or fewer will be shipped within three business days. Quality and speed combined with reasonable prices, friendly service, and a five-year limited warranty make Smith Carrel furniture a great value.
Surpass automates administration, circulation, cataloging, and patron catalog. Integrating Surpass ID card printers and Surpass Self-Check kiosk maximizes the use of your Surpass automation software. Surpass can even catalog both your church and church school libraries, allowing you to select which collection is searchable from each patron search station. Some Surpass products, such as the popular Surpass Copycat cataloging software, work with any automation system. Try any Surpass library automation product free by visiting the company’s Web site for a free CD.