North Bethesda, MD, April 29, 2013- The Lester Public Library of Arpin, located in Arpin, WI, has joined the South Central Library System (SCLS) LibLime Koha union catalog for all collection and patron management services.
The Lester Public Library staff worked with LibLime Project Managers to migrate bibliographic, item, and patron data from their legacy ILS system. With the addition of the Lester Public Library to the South Central Library System, there are now over 836,200 bibliographic records and nearly 3.2 million items in the entire SCLS catalog.
About the Lester Public Library
Located in the village of Arpin, WI, the Lester Public Library provides a variety of children, teenager, and adult programming. The Lester Public Library offers plenty of services ranging from reference and community information to a summer library program for children and teenagers of all ages.
About the South Central Library System
The South Central Library System strives to help its member libraries provide the best possible service to the public. SCLS maintains a 42-member LibLime Koha union catalog with over 835,000 bibliographic records, more than 2.3 million item records, and three circulation transactions per second during peak production. SCLS enables and promotes research sharing among its member libraries by providing access to shared digital content, contracts for library resources, cooperative management services, circulation/interlibrary loan services, technology service, and a world-class delivery service.
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.