The Redwood Library and Athenaeum Joins the WALDO LibLime Academic Koha Development Group
North Bethesda, MD, September 4, 2013- LibLime, a division of PTFS, and WALDO (Westchester Academic Library Director’s Organization) are proud to welcome Redwood Library and Athenaeum (Newport, Rhode Island) to the WALDO LibLime Academic Koha Development Group. Redwood Library and Athenaeum joins dozens of other academic and research institutions under the guidance of WALDO to enhance the LibLime Academic Koha ILS platform.
In the last year, the WALDO LibLime Academic Koha Development Group has greatly expanded the Koha ILS Platform adding functionality such as the replacement of the Zebra search engine with Solr, the creation of foundational authority control, the expansion of local control over OPAC & staff search screens, and support for RDA.
About Redwood Library and Athenaeum
The Redwood Library and Athenaeum is the oldest lending library in America and the oldest library building in continuous use in the country. Led by Abraham Redwood, forty-six proprietors founded the Library in 1747, upon the principle of "having nothing in view but the good of mankind.” The original collection was of 751 titles has grown in size to include over 160,000 volumes. The Redwood collection also reflects the varied and intellectual membership it has always attracted and has been a literary and cultural haven to some of America's best loved authors and artists including Edith Wharton, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Charles Bird King.
Westchester Academic Library Directors Organization (WALDO) is a membership organization supporting the procurement & administration of electronic information services for libraries since 1982. Supporting over 900 member libraries, WALDO offers consortial discounts for over 5,000 products and services. For more information, please visit http://www.waldolib.org or contact Robert Karen at 866-576-6051 ext. 1 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Other advantages of choosing a LibLime solution through the WALDO consortium include volume discounts, standard contracts, consolidated renewals and invoicing and centralized billing. Participation in the LibLime discounts through WALDO is available to all WALDO full, associate and limited members.
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.