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Koha Selected by Trillium Lakelands District School Board for Their Secondary School Libraries

Bethesda, MD – February 4, 2011 – The Trillium Lakelands District School Board in Ontario, Canada has selected LibLime as their vendor to implement and support Koha for all secondary schools in the district, as their next generation, open source, Integrated Library System (ILS).

The Trillium Lakelands District School Board will be migrating the collections of the following seven secondary schools to Koha from their legacy Winnebago and Follet commercial systems:

Bracebridge and Muskoka Lakes Secondary School
Fenelon Falls Secondary School
Gravenhurst High School
Haliburton Highlands Secondary School
Huntsville High School
I. E. Weldon Secondary School
Lindsay Collegiate and Vocational Institute

Each library will take full advantage of LibLime’s first-class implementation services. Under the guidance of a dedicated Project Manager, LibLime librarians, data specialists, and technicians will install Koha, configure the system for each school’s policies & processes, migrate their legacy data, and provide system training for the respective staffs. LibLime will provide libraries in the Trillium Lakelands school district with hosting and maintenance, using their cloud computing platform.

About Trillium Lakelands District School Board
The Trillium Lakelands District School Board, founded in 1998, encompasses the municipalities of the City of Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton County, and the District Municipality of Muskoka in Ontario, approximately 11, 400 square kilometers. With over 18,000 students, Trillium Lakelands District School Board has 41 elementary schools, 7 secondary schools (all of which are migrating to Koha), and 6 adult education centers.

About LibLime - PTFS
LibLime – PTFS is the global leader in open-source solutions for libraries. 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.

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