Valentine Independent School District Selects LibLime Koha
Bethesda, MD, November 15, 2011 Valentine Independent School District (ISD), of Valentine Texas, has chosen LibLime Koha. Valentine ISD has selected LibLime as their vendor of choice to implement and support LibLime Koha, as their next generation, open development, Integrated Library System (ILS). The School District explored a variety of free and openly available ILS solutions and after extensive research, decided upon the LibLime Koha flavor, as it is the most feature rich and well-supported open development ILS available.
Margaret Matthews, Big Bend Library Services Director says "Valentine ISD, located in far southwest Texas, is a very small financially strapped rural public school that has a great little library except it has never been automated. It has survived without an OPAC and circulation program until now. We have found LibLime Koha and the School District is extremely excited to have LibLime Koha so we can teach our students and faculty how to access books other than just hunting through the shelves and hoping to find resources they need. Our students will finally be prepared to go to larger communities, colleges or universities and be able to research and be equal with other students."
About Valentine Independent School District
The Valentine Independent School District serves the community of Valentine, Texas in southwest Texas. Valentine ISD provides class from pre-Kindergarten through grade twelve.
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.