HPU Hosts Annual NC Sirsi Users Group Meeting

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 27, 2009 – High Point University recently hosted the annual North Carolina Sirsi Users Group meeting, featuring Stephen Abram, vice president for innovation and chief strategist for SirsiDynix Institute, as the keynote speaker.
The May 20 event allowed users from across North Carolina to network and discuss their insights and issues with the three versions of SirsiDynix – an integrated library system software that HPU and many other universities and public libraries utilize for their online library catalogs.
In addition to Abram, five Sirsi Dynix executives attended the event, and were able to answer questions from the 114 librarians who attended the daylong meeting.
“Attendees were able to learn from each other about how to perform functions in the software,” said Sheri Teleha, HPU cataloging and serials librarian, who serves as secretary of the NC Sirsi Users Group.
At High Point University, every student receives an extraordinary education in a fun environment with caring people. HPU, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a liberal arts institution with 3,500 undergraduate and graduate students from more than 50 countries and more than 40 states at campuses in High Point and Winston-Salem. It is ranked by US News and World Report No. 5 among comprehensive universities in the South and No. 1 in its category among up-and-coming schools. Forbes.com ranks HPU in the top 6 percent among “America’s Best Colleges.” The university offers 66 undergraduate majors, 40 undergraduate minors and seven graduate degree programs. It is accredited by the Commission of Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and is a member of the NCAA, Division I and the Big South Conference. Visit High Point University on the Web at http://www.highpoint.edu/. Chris DudleyVice President for Administration336-841-4530cdudley@highpoint.edu

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