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Henan University selects SirsiDynix Symphony

Press Release: SirsiDynix [March 23, 2016]

Copyright (c) 2016 SirsiDynix

Abstract: SirsiDynix welcome Henan University to the family of SirsiDynix customers. As part of the five-year agreement, Henan University will implement Symphony, a next generation LSP, as well as Enterprise/Portfolio, and MobileCirc to serve the Library’s over 60,000 students and staff members. The system will support the University consortium structure and facilitate future expansion and regional cooperation.


March 23, 2016, LEHI, UT—SirsiDynix is honored to welcome Henan University to the family of SirsiDynix customers. As part of the five-year agreement, Henan University will implement Symphony, a next generation LSP, as well as Enterprise/Portfolio, and MobileCirc to serve the Library's over 60,000 students and staff members. The system will support the University consortium structure and facilitate future expansion and regional cooperation.

Founded in 1912, Henan University is one of the oldest universities in China. Henan University offers its students a rich history but also a focus on the future, with goals to develop into a top national university and a comprehensive, research-oriented international university. Moving forward with these goals, Henan University Library selected SirsiDynix technology as the best solution to serve its library, students, and staff. As part of the selection process, the Henan Library undertook extensive investigation and noted SirsiDynix's success in implementing other Consortia systems in China, both in academic and public libraries. Henan Library was also impressed by the open architecture of the SirsiDynix's LSP, which will allow the Library to add new service facilities through Web Services.

"We are excited by the opportunity to support Henan University as they accomplish their goals," said Bill Davison, SirsiDynix CEO. "The flexible architecture behind Symphony is an excellent resource that can support the breadth of Henan Library's goals and expand with Henan University as they grow."

About Henan University

Henan University is located in Kaifeng, Henan Province, a city in Central China Plain, historically the capital city for 8 Chinese dynasties. The University was firstly established in 1912, with over 100 year development under various names, now having 34 schools, faculties and institutes; over 60,000 full time students and 4,300 staff members. It is ranked as top two among 28 universities and institutes in Henan Province.

About SirsiDynix

SirsiDynix connects people with knowledge at more than 23,000 libraries around the world. Through library management technology and search and discovery tools, libraries using SirsiDynix technology bring relevant resources and the power of knowledge to their users and communities. SirsiDynix technology is architected to be open, scalable, and robust, offering a complete out-of-the-box solution and unparalleled flexibility through APIs and web services. Complemented by the most experienced training, consulting, and support staff in the industry, SirsiDynix helps libraries create tomorrow's libraries, today. To find out more, visit www.sirsidynix.com.

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Publication Year:2016
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:March 23, 2016
Publisher:SirsiDynix
Company: SirsiDynix
Products: Symphony
Libraries: Henan University
Subject: System announcements -- selection
Record Number:21424
Last Update:2016-03-24 05:55:27
Date Created:2016-03-24 05:55:03