SIMA Camelot Online
|Fully integrated and totally Web-based! Library catalog and utilities
with available serials (includes
acquisitions & accounting), circulation with bar coding, ILL management.
SIMA Inc., a professional library consultant,
provides flexible, full-featured and
extremely easy-to-use library software to
libraries throughout the country. SIMA's offices are located in Northern Virginia, with
easy access to the company's major private law firm
customers in downtown Washington, DC.
A BRIEF HISTORY OF SIMA INC.--
Founded in 1983
In 1983, SIMA
started serving the law library community in the
Washington, DC area by offering high-quality
loose-leaf filing services.
When technology advanced, began offering library-automation
advanced in the 1980s and 1990s, SIMA began
offering library-automation programs designed by
the company's general manager, an experienced professional law librarian.
From the beginning, SIMA software has been extremely user
friendly, full featured and highly affordable.
serials (including acquisitions and accounting) and
interlibrary-loan programs were followed by fully
integrated library systems.
Became one of the library community's first Application
In 1999, SIMA introduced its innovative SIMAnet
system that gave customers direct access via
a Web browser to their SIMA library programs
installed on SIMA's Web servers,
thus becoming one of the very first Application
Service Providers among library vendors.
Introduced advanced, Web-based integrated library
SIMA introduced its newest version of the
popular SIMA Camelot Integrated Library System, a
totally Web-based program called SIMA Camelot
Online – which has been continually updated
with new features and capabilities.
Is a leader in online union lists
For years SIMA has been a
leader in providing library associations with
highly effective online union lists. A prime
example is Washington, D.C.'s law librarians' society that is using
an exceptional online union list powered by the SIMA Camelot Integrated Library System.
SIMA's dedicated servers in its Northern Virginia offices host
Web-based applications like SIMA Camelot Online.
If you have questions or need help, don't hesitate to contact us
by phone (general 703-569-0993; technical 703-569-1270) or email (general,