Atlas Systems Reports Continued Growth in Aeon and Ares Licensees

Sales of productivity-enhancing software continue to be strong


VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – March 25, 2015 – Atlas Systems, the leading provider of time-saving solutions for libraries, announced today that despite budget challenges in college and university libraries sales of Aeon and Ares remained steady through the last half of 2014 and the first quarter of 2015.

“With tight budgets and in some cases shrinking staff, libraries continue to look for demonstrated value in all the services they use,” said Dan Specht, Atlas’ CFO/VP Sales and Marketing. “Both Aeon and Ares are designed to streamline workflow, increase staff productivity, and improve service to library customers. We appreciate the trust libraries put in Atlas Systems to deliver the capabilities they need now and to maintain a schedule of regular software enhancements to ensure our services continue to meet their needs.” Aeon 3.7 was released in October 2014; Ares 4.5 was released in December 2014. New releases are schedule for August 2015 and February 2016 respectively.

New licensees since July 2014 include:


Kent State University (OH)

Miami University (OH)

St. Edward’s University (TX)

ShanghaiTech University (Shanghai, China)

Stonehill College (MA)

University of Maryland, Baltimore – Health Sciences and Human Services (MD)

Western University (Ontario, Canada)


Brown University (RI)

College of William and Mary (VA)

Emory University (GA)

Louisiana State University (LA)

Massachusetts Historical Society (MA)

Newberry Library (IL)

Temple University (PA)

University of Michigan, William L. Clements Library (MI)

Atlas also reported Colby College (ME) and the Center for Research Libraries (IL) have subscribed to Concierge for Access Services. Concierge subscriptions include an onsite tune-up every two years; unlimited access to the Video Training Library; technical and editing help with Web pages, Word documents or email messages; and customized care from an Atlas specialist.

About Atlas Systems

For more than fifteen years, Atlas Systems has been exclusively dedicated to developing software, training and consulting solutions that enable libraries to transform their user services and maximize workflow efficiency. Atlas is best known for creating the ILLiad interlibrary loan management system now distributed exclusively by OCLC and used by more than 1,100 libraries worldwide. Focused on bringing the benefits of automation to library processes that have not been addressed by other software services, Atlas has introduced Ares, an electronic reserves solution, and Aeon, an online request and workflow management system specifically designed for special collections libraries and archives. For more information, visit



Dan Specht

CFO/VP for Sales and Marketing

Atlas Systems

(757) 467-7872 ext. 401