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Delaware County Community College Chooses Virtua ILS

Press Release: VTLS, Inc. [November 16, 2010]

Copyright (c) 2010 VTLS, Inc.

Abstract: VTLS announced its newest ILS customer, Delaware County Community College in in Media, Pennsylvania. Delaware County Community College has selected the Virtua ILS SaaS option to replace its current SirsiDynix Horizon system. The SaaS model allows DCCC to focus more on satisfying the learning needs of their students as opposed to spending time maintaining the IT infrastructure. DCCC was particularly impressed with the feature rich software provided by Virtua as well as the social networking capabilities of Chamo, the web OPAC.


Blacksburg, VA -- VTLS Inc. proudly announces its newest ILS customer, Delaware County Community College (DCCC). Located in Media, Pennsylvania, DCCC has been serving the educational needs of Delaware and Chester counties since 1967.

Delaware County Community College has selected the Virtua ILS SaaS option to replace its current Sirsi-Dynix Horizon system. The SaaS model allows DCCC to focus more on satisfying the learning needs of their students as opposed to spending time maintaining the IT infrastructure. DCCC was particularly impressed with the feature rich software provided by Virtua as well as the social networking capabilities of Chamo, the web OPAC.

"As we all know, community colleges throughout the United States provide a valuable service to the students within their communities particularly given the economic challenges that have existed. We are very pleased to be able to support Delaware County Community College by providing them with software and services that will allow them to not only meet the needs of their current students and faculty but also for their emerging needs" remarks Cecilia M. Yourshaw, VP of Operations for VTLS Inc.

Delaware County Community College has purchased a 30 UL, hosted Virtua system including: OPAC, Cataloging, Circulation, Acquisitions, Serials, InfoStation and Ad Hoc Reporting. DCCC continues to add to the rapidly growing base of customers hosted at VTLS Inc. The new system will be live by the end of this calendar year.

"We are looking forward to working with VTLS on this project. Several of us have worked with the Virtua system previously, and we've been impressed with both the stability of the system and how fast upgrades are developed. VTLS' focus on developing cutting-edge technology at the global level aligns with DCCC's emphasis on technology. We believe that the Virtua system will enhance our ability to deliver support services to our students and faculty," says Karen Rege, Director of Library Services, Delaware County Community College.

About Delaware County Community College

Founded in 1967, Delaware County Community College is the center of educational opportunity in Delaware and Chester counties, with more than 28,000 students enrolled each year. Whether it's working toward a bachelor's degree, pursuing career advancement by earning an associate degree or professional certificate, or just taking a course for personal fulfillment, students can find the right fit at DCCC. For more information visit www.dccc.edu. About VTLS Inc. VTLS Inc. www.vtls.com, a leading library software solutions company in business for over 25 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, Chamo is our Web 2.0 ready social OPAC, Chivas is our facet-based 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 is one of the few ISO 9001:2008 quality certified companies in the library industry.

About VTLS Inc.

VTLS Inc. www.vtls.com, 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 is one of the few ISO 9001:2000 quality certified companies within the library industry.

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Publication Year:2010
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:November 16, 2010
Publisher:VTLS, Inc.
Company: VTLS, Inc.
Products: Virtua
Libraries: Delaware County Community College
Subject: System announcements -- selection
Record Number:15204
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:2010-11-18 08:44:04