Blacksburg, VA - Taylor's University in Malaysia has chosen VITAL for its Digital Asset Management Solution and also recently has contracted for Chamo Social OPAC system to replace the existing Vectors iPortal.
Taylor's University will be implementing a digital asset management solution for various types of content from their schools, as well as from the students. These include theses and dissertations, conference papers and industrial training reports as well as digitized artwork, sculptures, drawings and performances.
Taylor's University has been a VTLS customer since 1995 when they implemented VTLS Classic. Taylor's upgraded to Virtua in 2004.
Taylor's University is operated under the tertiary arm of the Taylor's Education Group, which consists of a university, a college and several international schools. From its humble beginning over four decades ago, Taylor's has now grown to be a trademark of excellence and a global brand name. Today, it is one of the leading private institutions in the region, winning a number of people's choice awards over the last decade as well as numerous recognitions from professional bodies from around the world. The quality of the undergraduate teaching and learning was acknowledged by the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia when it garnered a ĎTier 5: Excellent' rating in the Rating System for Malaysian Higher Education 2009 (SETARA).
"We are proud of our long term relationship with the Taylor's Education Group, and are encouraged by the trust that the Library has placed in us", said Gina Phan, Managing Director of VTLS Technologies Sdn. Bhd. "We look forward to many more years of collaboration and growth together."
What is VITAL?
VITAL is a Digital Asset Management solution designed for universities, libraries, museums, archives and information centers. Built on Fedora, this software is designed to simplify the development of digital object repositories and to provide seamless online search and retrieval of information for administrative staff, contributing faculty and end-users.
VITAL provides all types of institutions a way to broaden access to valuable resources that were once only available at a single location and to a finite number of patrons. By eliminating the traditional limitations information seekers encounter, this technology grants access to materials for all authorized end-users, from professional researchers to recreational learners.
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 digital asset management solution. VTLS is one of the few ISO 9001:2008 quality certified companies in the library industry.