Softlink has partnered with multimedia provider tv4education to bring v-TV video files into the Oliver and Liberty Library Management Systems.
The v-TV Digital Library is a subscription-based service that offers recorded TV educational programs on demand. The integration with Oliver and Liberty means v-TV video files can be stored within the system and attached to imported catalogue records from SCIS.
"In this digital, electronic and connected world where currency and relevancy of information is everything, patrons are expecting the library to be the one stop shop for information and entertainment," said Mr Michael Fernandez, CEO of tv4education.
"TV accessibility anywhere and anytime is in big demand. What better place to access it than from your local library?"
By integrating with Softlink's systems, tv4education will be able to better service the larger library community with its subscription-based service.
Softlink's systems also integrate with other digital media providers such as DVC and Clickview.
"With the library community focusing on providing connectivity for its users, Softlink is continuously looking for ways to enhance our products with digital media," said Mr Kim Duffy, Chief Executive Officer of Softlink.
"Softlink is pleased to provide integration with tv4education digital videos for our users."
Softlink is a world-leading developer of Library Management Systems and information management software solutions, which is used by over 50% of Australian schools. Softlink's software which is developed at its Brisbane head office is now installed in over 10,000 libraries in 108 countries covering ten major languages.
Solutions built with world-leading technology are strengthened by a range of local support services, delivered by Softlink's product experts, experienced library and IT specialists on staff.
Softlink have won two major export awards; The Premier of Queensland's Award for Export Excellence - Information Technology and the Australian Exporter of the Year – Information Technology.
For more information on Softlink and its Liberty and Oliver products, visit www.softlinkint.com.
www.tv4education.com is a Functional Solutions company licensed by Screenrights to provide TV and Foxtel content exclusively to Australian Educational institutions. We record all free-to-air TV channels and all Foxtel Channels 24 hrs a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Podcast and Vodcast programs that are deemed educationally relevant are also made available to subscribers. All content downloaded is in industry standard mpg4 format so it will play on most digital devices and stream from virtually any LMS.
We also provide detailed usage logs to Screenrights to enable easy and transparent audits to meet users Screenrights compliance and protect you in regards to copyright issues.