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Hoesch Memorial Goes Live on Pioneer Consortium Union Catalog

North Bethesda, MD, September 12, 2014- The Hoesch Memorial Public Library, located in Alma, Nebraska, is now live on the Pioneer LibLime Koha union catalog for all collection and patron management services. With the accumulation of the Hoesch Memorial Public Library, the Pioneer LibLime Koha union catalog now has over 620,000 bibliographic records and 1,600,000 items. The Hoesch Memorial Public Library has worked with LibLime Project Management to successfully migrate their bibliographic, item, and patron data into the union catalog.

About Hoesch Memorial Public Library
The Hoesch Memorial Public Library is located in the City Park and has an annual circulation of over 20,000 transactions. Hoesch Memorial offers a variety of resources and programs to their user community including access to many online research databases, shut-in services, interlibrary loans, and now access to the holdings of the Pioneer union catalog.

About the Pioneer Consortium
The Pioneer Consortium continues to expand the number of members that share the LibLime Koha union catalog. The success of the early members of the consortium have been rewarded as many other libraries throughout the state join the union catalog and expand the collections available for resource sharing. The member ship has grown from the initial four members to twenty-seven in four years.

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 or or

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