Dublin, OH - June 18, 2020 - Patron Point announced today that Hosting Solutions and Library Consulting (PA) (HSLC) has selected its patron relationship management system to help drive eCard access to the citizens of Pennsylvania. Of particular interest to HSLC was Patron Point's ability to quickly implement an eCard registration process that could broaden access to POWER Library-Pennsylvania's online library portal.
"HSLC is a very forward-thinking organization," states Patron Point Vice President, Growth, Ian Downie. Downie continues, "We're excited about the opportunity to help HSLC with the critical goal of broadening access to library resources across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania."
About Hosting Solutions and Library Consulting (HSLC)
Hosting Solutions and Library Consulting (HSLC) (www.hslc.org) began as Health Sciences Libraries Consortium and was incorporated as a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization in 1988. It provides a variety of services to the Office of Commonwealth Libraries and the Pennsylvania Department of Education. These include managing the core library services provided statewide: the Access Pennsylvania Catalog and ILL System, the Chat reference service, access to E-Resources, and PA Photos and Documents. In 2013, HSLC coordinated access to all statewide library initiatives under www.powerlibrary.org and in 2015 developed a portal just for kids called POWER Kids, specially designed to serve kids in grades K-5. HSLC now also manages a POWER Library portal for teens (POWER Teens), which was launched in 2019. Since its founding, HSLC remains a committed support organization for other nonprofits, particularly libraries.
About Patron Point
Patron Point is the first of its kind patron relationship management system built specifically for public libraries harnessing data from a wide range of library systems including the ILS, eBook platforms, event/PC/room booking systems, databases and website to build a unified view of the patron's engagement with the library. With Patron Point, libraries can use this data to segment its audience and produce personalized email and web communications that attract and more fully engage the patron. Libraries can benefit immediately from a foundation of Proven Programs or create their own workflows that are customized to their unique user communities and needs. For more information on Patron Point, see our website.