North Bethesda, MD, October 2, 2014. The Axtell Public Library, located in Axtell, Nebraska, is now live on the Pioneer LibLime Koha union catalog for all collection and patron management services. With the accumulation of the Axtell Public Library, the Pioneer LibLime Koha union catalog now has nearly 630,000 bibliographic records and 1,600,000 items. The Axtell Public Library has worked with LibLime Project Management to successfully migrate their bibliographic, item, and patron data into the union catalog.
About Axtell, Nebraska
Axtell, also known as the "Windmill City", gained this title from once having windmills on nearly every treeless plain, numbers nearing 200 at one point. Former Nebraska State Legislator, Gary Lee Anderson is also a native to Axtell. Anderson was the only American sport shooter to win two consecutive Olympic gold medals in the 300 meter Rifle event, while also winning seven World Championships.
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 http://liblime.com or http://ptfs.com or http://archivalware.net.