LibLime Koha Selected by the Rocky View School District
Bethesda, MD – June 30, 2011 – The Rocky View School District Of Calgary in Alberta, Canada has selected LibLime as their vendor of choice to implement and support LibLime Koha, as their next generation, open source, Integrated Library System (ILS).
“We are planning to replace our current library management system that resides within each school with a Koha's web based system”, said Kevin Wttewaall, Director of Technology for Learning. “This will bring our schools to a centralized easier to manage system that will provide more effective circulation of resources.” Wttewaall went on to say, “LibLime has provided a cost effective solution to implement a high quality open source LMS. Our librarians are excited to be moving to a system that their patrons will be able to access from anywhere on any device.”
About The Rocky View School District
Rocky View Schools serves residents to the west, north and east of the City of Calgary. The jurisdiction provides educational services to over 17,000 public students from Kindergarten to Grade 12. Rocky View Schools is the fifth-largest school board in Alberta, employing more than 1000 teaching and 700 support staff. There are currently 40 locations within the School District, 34 primary educational facilities, 3 one room schools (Hutterites), and 3 outreach schools.
About LibLime - PTFS
LibLime – PTFS is the global leader in providing support for the Koha open source ILS. Rather than sell software licenses for static, hard-to-customize software products, the PTFS LibLime Division educates libraries about the benefits of open source, enabling them to make choices about how best to provide their communities and staff with better technology services. The PTFS LibLime Division then facilitates deployment of Koha in libraries by providing outstanding consulting, development, implementation, and support/hosting for libraries of all types and sizes. PTFS is also the developer of the world’s leading content management software, ArchivalWare, and specializes in meeting library personnel staffing requirements, digitization, and metadata keying services. For more information, see http://liblime.com or http://ptfs.com or http://archivalware.net.