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LibLime Partners with Syndetics Solutions to Provide Enhanced Bibliographic Content to Koha Libraries

Press Release: LibLime [May 6, 2009]

Copyright (c) 2009 LibLime

Abstract: LibLime and Syndetics Solutions announced a partnership to provide enriched bibliographic content to users of the Koha open-source ILS (integrated library system). Syndetic Solutions contracted with LibLime to integrate Syndetics enhanced bibliographic content with the Koha ILS. Additionally, LibLime has signed an exclusive contract for enhanced content through Syndetics, whereby LibLime will promote and help distribute Syndetic Solutions' enhanced bibliographic information to LibLime customers.


Columbus, OH – May 6, 2009 – LibLime, the leader in open solutions for libraries, and Syndetics Solutions are pleased to announce a partnership to provide enriched bibliographic content to users of the Koha open-source ILS (integrated library system).

Syndetic Solutions contracted with LibLime to integrate Syndetics enhanced bibliographic content with the Koha ILS. Additionally, LibLime has signed an exclusive contract for enhanced content through Syndetics, whereby LibLime will promote and help distribute Syndetic Solutions' enhanced bibliographic information to LibLime customers.

Syndetics content now supported by LibLime includes:

  • Table of Contents
  • Fiction/Biography Profile
  • Fiction Search (Find Similar Titles)
  • Series
  • Awards
  • Summary / Annotation
  • Music and Video Summary
  • First Chapter or Excerpt
  • Library Journal Review
  • Publishers Weekly Review
  • School Library Journal Review
  • CHOICE Review
  • Booklist Review
  • Horn Book Review
  • Kirkus Book Review
  • Criticas Review
  • Author Notes
  • Jacket Covers

"Syndetic Solutions has a great reputation among libraries and we're confident that this new partnership will further improve Koha's cutting-edge OPAC with the comprehensive enhanced content that libraries have come to expect," says LibLime CEO Joshua Ferraro.

"Bowker is excited to be working with LibLime to make the Syndetic’s list of enriched content elements available to the users of KOHA, open source software," adds Peder Christensen, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships at Bowker.

About LibLime

LibLime is the global leader in open solutions for libraries. Rather than sell software licenses for static, hard-to-customize software products, LibLime 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. LibLime then facilitates implementation of open-source in libraries by providing outstanding development, customization, support and training solutions--solutions tailored to each library's needs. For more information, see http://liblime.com.

About Syndetic Solutions

Syndetic Solutions is the leading supplier of descriptive content designed exclusively for library catalogs. Syndetics' services enable libraries to link to more than 15 million data elements including cover images and a variety of data element matching on more than 6 million ISBNs and UPCs. For additional information, visit www.syndetics.com.

About Bowker

Bowker is the world's leading source for bibliographic information. The company provides searching, analytical, promotional, and ordering services to publishers, booksellers, libraries, and patrons through national and international brands, including: Books In Print, Global Books In Print, Syndetic Solutions, Pubnet, PubEasy, PubTrack, AquaBrowser, and more. In the U.S., Australia and Puerto Rico, Bowker is also the exclusive ISBN and SAN Agency and a DOI registration agency for the publishing industry. Bowker is headquartered in New Providence, New Jersey, with operations in East Grinstead, England, and Melbourne, Australia. For more company details, please visit www.Bowker.com.

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Publication Year:2009
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:May 6, 2009
Publisher:LibLime
Company: LibLime
Record Number:13949
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:2009-05-06 09:20:45