IPSWICH, Mass. — June 30, 2021 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) and Harmony Technology have partnered to support libraries adopting the FOLIO Library Services Platform (LSP). EBSCO FOLIO and Harmony Technology will work together to provide reliable local hosting and support services in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
Harmony Technology provides libraries with knowledge and service solutions. Their experience in open source customizations, troubleshooting and management provides support for automation and migration for libraries wishing to adopt the FOLIO LSP. This partnership will leverage EBSCO's hosting services and advanced software support, as well as implementation services for libraries adopting the FOLIO LSP through EBSCO FOLIO Services.
Mohammed Baaddi, VP of Harmony Technology, says that the company's philosophy is to deliver effective, impactful technical, management and consulting solutions, and contributing to FOLIO will help reinforce their mission. "FOLIO relies on the culture of technological donation and open source, supported by a spirit of mutual help, sharing and exchange. We look forward to contributing to the FOLIO platform and bringing our expertise to libraries in North Africa and beyond."
EBSCO Information Services Director of FOLIO Partnerships, Mark Allcock, says the collaboration between EBSCO and Harmony Technology extends services available to libraries choosing FOLIO. "With this partnership, we are now able to extend our open source offerings to libraries in Morocco and in the wider region. We are giving libraries the advantage of expert local support from Harmony Technology combined with EBSCO hosting. EBSCO FOLIO Services allows them to build the system that best suits their needs."
About EBSCO Information Services
EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is the preeminent provider of online research content and search technologies serving academic, school and public libraries; healthcare and medical institutions; corporations; and government agencies around the world. From research, acquisition management, subscription services and discovery to clinical decision support and patient care, learning, and research and development, EBSCO provides institutions with access to content and resources to serve the information and workflow needs of their users and organizations. EBSCO Information Services is a division of EBSCO Industries, Inc., a family owned company since 1944. For more information, visit the EBSCO website at: www.ebsco.com.
About Harmony Technology
Harmony Technology is a leading provider of technology solutions and services in the areas of knowledge management, library and museum technologies, and document preservation. Harmony Technology's solutions and services cover libraries and research centers, universities, colleges and large corporations. Harmony Technology provides all kinds of libraries in the region with a wide range of advanced solutions, allowing them to be more efficient and productive. These solutions are provided with the highest level of customer service. For more information, visit the Harmony Technology website at: www.harmony-technology.net