Cataloging with Authority Control:
Offers catalogers a sophisticated cataloging tool that is seamlessly integrated with the online public access catalog. Full MARC Authority controls allow your library to establish the authoritative form for a particular author, subject, or title heading. Users have the option to import existing records or create their own.
Circulation with Inventory Control:
Complete management of all circulation activities, including patron-initiated requests. Exceptional flexibility allows you to set your circulation policies for all possible combinations of material type, patron type and location.
InfoStation, Virtua’s web-reporting tool offers an easy-to-use Web interface from which you can access, configure and customize reports. Creation of links for predefined reports and the option for configuring multi-lingual reports are just of few of the possibilities offered by InfoStation.
Chamo Social OPAC
: Chamo accommodates a variety of Web 2.0 features, allowing your patrons to “share” information and contribute to the social OPAC via rating and reviewing items in the library catalog. Chamo for mobile devices allows your patrons to take the library with them, wherever they are. Click here for Chamo
Acquisitions and Fund Accounting:
The Virtua Acquisitions subsystem lets you manage all the major processes involved in collection development while allowing you the flexibility to tailor the subsystem to meet your needs. Virtua Acquisitions boasts a variety of features and capability that facilitate the acquisitions process and offers pre-defined templates, which contribute to an accommodating work environment.
Virtua Serials Control handles the unique requirements that serials control places on libraries and provides complete support for serials invoices and claims, including automated FTP capability. Features include creating MARC holdings records, check-in records, reminder records and the ability to display actual holdings in the OPAC.
Circulation Control Reserves:
Virtua’s reserves module gives you maximum flexibility by incorporating features from various Virtua subsystems. Reports are easily configured to automate reserves-related tasks, such as activating and archiving reserve items and the creation of reserve item classes, allowing you to create special circulation rules for reserve items.
Ad Hoc Reporting:
The Ad Hoc Reporting system gives you the ability to easily build custom reports that fit any library’s needs. Ad Hoc allows users to extract any relevant data from the database for use in a report or notice, while providing the ability to retrieve any bibliographic tag from the database for use in a report or notice.
Virtua and Chamo support the display of FRBR records, allowing display of multiple expressions of the same work clustered together. VTLS continues to lead the industry as the first, and still only ILS vendor to provide full support for FRBR (Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records) based records, and is widely known as the leader in RDA (Resource Description and Access) implementation.
Virtua for Archives allows you to organize and describe your archival collections using parent/child records based on the general international standard archival description (ISAD(G)) standards. The hierarchical tree structure helps your users find the archival materials they need without the hassle of multiple searches.
The multiple settings make links to union catalogs a simple process. Users can insert Library symbols into bibliographic records to track record ownership. Copy cataloging lets staff copy records from one database to another while record-handling facilities, which let you load, extract, and format MARC records.
Allows for global editing of patron data by a non-owning institution. Permits flexibility over how users control their collection, either delegating to sub-institution or restricting cataloging a sole location.
Virtua adheres to the NCIP/SIP standards, making Selfcheck a hassle free experience for the library staff and patrons. With the NCIP/SIP interface you can also integrate a wide variety of other third-party solutions supporting the protocol, including ILL, PC reservation, print management and e-circulation of digital content.