The Palos Verdes Library District Selects SirsiDynix’s SaaS-hosted ILS and BLUEcloud Solutions
October 17th, 2019
October 17, 2019, Lehi, UT— SirsiDynix is pleased to announce their newest customer, the Palos Verdes Library District. After careful deliberation, they have chosen to migrate their integrated library system (ILS) to SirsiDynix’s Symphony ILS and the next-generation SaaS-hosted Library Services Platform, BLUEcloud. “After 10 years on the same system, we went out to bid on a new ILS,” said Jennifer Addington, Library Director at Palos Verdes Library District, “when it came down to making a decision, there was no contest—SirsiDynix was our unanimous first choice.”
The Palos Verdes Library District is leveraging BLUEcloud Mobile and the SirsiDynix Enterprise Discovery client to bring the library into the hands of the community, with an integrated single search experience for eBooks from OverDrive, FreeGal, and Hoopla. Their selection of SirsiDynix tools includes BLUEcloud Cataloging, BLUEcloud Circulation, BLUEcloud Acquisitions, BLUEcloud MobileCirc, and Symphony’s cloud-based client, SymphonyWeb. These are proven, flexible platforms built for the next generation in library software.
Symphony and BLUEcloud provide robust functionality, capable companion products, and open APIs and web services, giving Palos Verdes Library District the tools to reach their community with the Best Library User Experience (BLUE) possible. “We have found SirsiDynix to be a great company to work with and the entire library district has been very happy with our migration,” reported Jennifer.
Even though Palos Verdes has been live for only a short time, they have already seen remarkable results. Jennifer added, “The addition of BLUEcloud Mobile was very well received by our patrons and we’ve seen increases in circulation, including a 50% increase in Hoopla downloads.”
“We believe in the power of libraries and try to reflect that in all aspects of our work,” said SirsiDynix CEO, Bill Davison. “So, we are honored to hear that Palos Verdes is seeing so much success already. We look forward to our continued partnership with them and appreciate their decision to join the SirsiDynix family.”
About the Palos Verdes Library District
The Palos Verdes Library District is a nationally recognized, award-winning library system serving all four cities on the beautiful Palos Verdes Peninsula. We collaborate with our community to create environments for learning and inspiration and to gather and share the unique history of the Peninsula. PVLD is an independent special district governed by a publicly elected Board of Trustees. To discover more about the library visit, www.pvld.org.
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.