Emeryville, CA—Innovative announced today that Chulalongkorn University, Khon Kaen University, King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok, and Mahidol University have all selected the Sierra Library Services Platform. They will migrate from Innovative's Millennium ILS.
"We are proud of our long term customer base in Thailand and we look forward to continuing the relationship with Sierra as the platform of choice in that country," says Keng Wee Chuang, Sales Director of Asia. "Sierra has the internationalization features, proven workflows, and open architecture that are the foundation for success at libraries across Asia."
About Chulalongkorn University
Chulalongkorn University (CU) was founded in 1917 by King Vajiravudh (Rama VI). It was named after his father, King Chulalongkorn (Rama V), who laid the foundations for modern education in Thailand. CU is comprised of 19 departments, plus 23 colleges and research institutes. Currently there are over 38,000 students and 2,800 faculty members at CU. The Library holds 1,500,000 items.
About Khon Kaen University
Khon Kaen University (KKU) was established in 1964. KKU is one of the nine research universities in Thailand and an educational center in the Mekong sub-region. KKU currently has more than 40,000 students studying in 17 faculties, one satellite campus, one school, and three colleges and in 340 programs which cover a wide variety of disciplines. The Library holds 824,000 items.
About Mahidol University
Mahidol University (MU) has its origins with the establishment of Siriraj Hospital in 1888. MU is one of the most prestigious universities in Thailand, internationally known and recognized for the high caliber research and teaching, as well as its professional services. This diversified university offers top quality programs in numerous social and cultural disciplines, and has more doctoral programs than any other institution in Thailand. The Library holds 783,000 items.
About King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok
King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok (KMUTNB) was established in 1959 through cooperation between the Thai Government and the Federal Republic of Germany. KMUTNB has 117 programs from certificates to doctoral degrees, including their renowned Mechanical Engineering and Aerospace Engineering programs. The Library Holds 307,000 items.
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