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Press Release: VTLS, Inc. [May 3, 2012]

UMTECH in Malaysia goes for Virtua ILS and Chamo

Blacksburg, VA - VTLS Inc. is pleased to announce that the University of Management and Technology (UMTECH), located in Malaysia, has chosen the Virtua ILS and Chamo Social OPAC for managing its books and library collection.

The intrinsic strengths of the University of Management and Technology are built upon an academic and organisational model significantly different from other universities in Malaysia. Anchored on the pillars of management and technology education, UMTECH offers a wide range of programs in various disciplines from Business Administration, Social Sciences, and Information Technology to Hospitality and Tourism Management. The programs offered are based on the latest industry requirements and professional trends, carefully tailored to suit the needs and aspirations of UMTECH students.

The University operates from its main campus and administrative headquarters located at Leisure Commerce Square, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia. With its conventional and distance learning academic programs, it is supported by a strong network of Regional Centres throughout Malaysia. These Regional Centres are located in Kuching and Kota Kinabalu for East Malaysia as well as in Melaka, Ipoh, Pulau Pinang, Alor Setar, Kota Bharu, Johor Bahru and Port Dickson for West Malaysia.

UMTECH has purchased Virtua with 10 user licenses that include the Cataloging, Circulation and Acquisitions modules and Chamo Social OPAC. The implementation is expected to be completed by middle of year 2012.

Azman Abdul Rahim, Chief Librarian of UMTECH Library noted: "We have selected Virtua ILS and Chamo from VTLS Inc. because the systems do meet our expectation in managing our library efficiently. Besides, the outstanding performance in their support and services rendered with our previous library has attracted us to purchase the same library system. VTLS Inc. is professional and truly a new age library systems developer."

"We are pleased to welcome UMTECH to our VTLS user community. We are proud to be chosen and are looking forward to work together with the UMTECH Library as the ILS solution provider," Said Gina Phan, Managing Director of VTLS Technologies Sdn. Bhd.

About VTLS Inc.

VTLS Inc., a leading library automation company in business for over 30 years, provides visionary technology in library solutions to a diverse customer base of more than 900 libraries in over 32 countries. Virtua is our premier ILS solution, Visualizer is our facet-based data discovery tool, Fastrac is our RFID technology, and we also provide cutting edge software and services for Digital Libraries with Digital Imaging and VITAL, our Repository Services solution. VTLS has provided Drupal development and consulting services to libraries since 2009 and has recently branded these services as Vorpal Solutions. VTLS is one of the few ISO 9001:2000 quality certified companies within the library industry.

Summary: VTLS announced that the University of Management and Technology, located in Malaysia, has chosen the Virtua ILS and Chamo Social OPAC for managing its books and library collection.
Publication Year:2012
Type of Material:Press Release
Date Issued:May 3, 2012
Publisher:VTLS, Inc.
Company: VTLS, Inc.
Products: Virtua
Libraries: University of Management and Technology

LTG Bibliography Record number: 16783. Created: 2012-05-02 10:39:06; Last Modified: 2012-12-29 14:06:47.