North Bethesda, MD -- November 25, 2014. Hunter-Rice Health Sciences Library at Samaritan Health Center is now live on LibLime Koha 4.18 for all collection and patron management services. The hospital library located in Watertown, NY will now operate using LibLime Koha's newest features including enhanced circulation policies, the Solr search engine, full faceted support in the OPAC, an embedded New Titles list, expanded functionality for expired and cancelled holds, and RDA support. As with all versions of LibLime Koha since 4.8, the entire application resides in the Plack environment for enhanced performance.
About Hunter-Rice Health Sciences Library and Samaritan Health Center
Samaritan Health Center, located north of Syracuse in upstate New York, is a not-for-profit community medical center and provider of emergency care as well as a variety of specialized medical services. The Hunter-Rice Health Sciences Library, headquartered at Samaritan, was founded in 1983 to serve the health information needs of Northern New York. Doctors and patients alike are welcome to use the library to seek out information on new procedures and research a variety of medical conditions free of charge. Hunter-Rice Health Sciences Library accommodates the local residents of Watertown as well as health care institutions across North County, NY via the Cooperative Hospital Library Program.
About LibLime - PTFS
LibLime – PTFS is the global leader in providing support for the Koha open source ILS. Rather than sell software licenses for static, hard-to-customize software products, the PTFS LibLime Division 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. The PTFS LibLime Division then facilitates deployment of Koha in libraries by providing outstanding consulting, development, implementation, and support/hosting for libraries of all types and sizes. PTFS is also the developer of the world's leading content management software, ArchivalWare, and specializes in meeting library personnel staffing requirements, digitization, and metadata keying services. For more information, see http://liblime.com or http://ptfs.com or http://archivalware.net.