PTFS News

Thursday Apr 17, 2014

All 41 Press Releases from PTFS

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February 4, 2014. PTFS awarded Defense Technical Information Center data warehousing contract. PTFS was recently awarded a multiple year contract from the Defense Technical Information Center. Under the contract, PTFS will provide data warehouse support by housing 30,000 cubic feet of documents; storing, managing, and disseminating digital objects with ArchivalWare Digital Library System (DLS); and processing on demand document requests by scanning and uploading objects to the DLS and DTIC Online. The multi-million dollar DTIC Defense Systems Scientific and Technical Warehouse (STI) Warehouse contract has one base year and four option years. <<more>>


November 9, 2013. US Federal Government awards multi-million dollar, multi-year contract to LibLime and PTFS for Koha. LibLime, a Division of PTFS, has been awarded a multi-year, multi-million dollar prime government contract for the implementation, software development, and support of Academic Koha. Under this project, LibLime and PTFS will deploy a completely web-based next generation ILS platform that manages bibliographic and digital collections from a single dashboard. The discovery layer for this platform can search and retrieve on: metadata in a variety of formats; full-text documents (electronic content and OCR-generated content); geospatial coordinates; and unstructured data files. The presentation layer brings resources of various material formats from disparate collections quickly to the researcher’s desktop. LibLime and PTFS specialists will work closely with government staff to replace their legacy commercial bibliographic cataloging system. LibLime has extensive experience in implementing, supporting, and developing on the Academic Koha platform. LibLime will implement Academic Koha and enhance functionality based upon specific requirements identified by the government. LibLime will then support the system over the five year period of performance of the contract and provide additional functional enhancements in future increments. <<more>>


October 17, 2013. Dundy County Public Library joins LibLime Koha and the Pioneer Consortium. The Dundy County Public Library, located in Benkelman, NE, has joined the Pioneer Consortium and will participate in the Pioneer LibLime union catalog for all collection and patron management services. <<more>>


May 30, 2013. PTFS Awarded Department of Navy Records and Backlog Management Support Contract. PTFS was recently awarded a task order by the Department of Navy for preserving and cataloging historical paper document collections at the Washington Navy Yard. This award follows conclusion of the successful Paper Pilot Program performing similar services on a portion of the larger collection. <<more>>


January 29, 2013. PTFS Wins Position on $5.6B Intelligence Support Contract. Serving as a member of the Concurrent Technologies team, Progressive Technology Federal Systems Inc. has won a position on an indefinite-delivery-indefinite-quantity Defense Intelligence Agency contract worth a potential $5.6 billion. <<more>>


March 6, 2012. Hildreth Public Library Goes Live on LibLime Koha. Hildreth Public Library has joined the Pioneer consortium and went live this week on LibLime Koha 4.8 for all collection and patron management services. Hildreth Public Library staff worked with LibLime Project Managers to migrate from their older Follett system to the completely web-based LibLime Koha ILS. <<more>>


February 23, 2012. Sage Colleges live on LibLime Academic Koha 4.8. LibLime and WALDO announce that the Sage Colleges are live on LibLime Academic Koha 4.8. Sage is the 30th WALDO institution to deploy LibLime Academic Koha. <<more>>


January 13, 2012. GPO uses FDsys to release Kennedy assassination recordings. The U.S. Government Printing Office released online recordings of radio traffic aboard Air Force One in the wake of President Kennedy’s assassination. These audio recordings were the first to be placed in FDsys, which is already well known for its text based content. <<more>>


November 30, 2011. LibLime, a Division of PTFS, makes all code within LibLime Koha available. LibLime, a division of PTFS, announces the public release of LibLime Koha 4.8. LibLime Koha 4.8 represents the innovation, ideas, and talents of many professional librarians with whom LibLime enjoys working and with whom we look forward to a continued professional partnership in years to come. Many of the features in LibLime Koha 4.8 were envisioned, designed, and funded by a variety of libraries including Colorado Library Consortium, National Association of Realtors, the National Science Foundation, Oyster River School District, South Central Library System, Big Country Library System, Pioneer Consortium, and West Texas Library System. The primary testers in a production environment were South Central Library System and Pioneer Library Consortium. <<more>>


November 23, 2011. PTFS/LibLime granted provisional use of Koha trademark in New Zealand. PTFS/LibLime has been granted provisional use of a trademark for the use of the term Koha as it applies to Integrated Library Software in New Zealand. PTFS/LibLime is prepared to transfer the trademark to a non-profit Koha Foundation with the provision that the Foundation hold the trademark in trust and not enforce it against any individual, organization, or company who chooses to promote services around Koha in New Zealand. PTFS/LibLime encourages a direct dialog with Koha stakeholders to determine an equitable solution for the disposition of the trademark that serves the best interests of the libraries who use Koha. <<more>>


November 21, 2011. Valentine Independent School District selects LibLime Koha. Valentine Independent School District, of Valentine Texas, has chosen LibLime Koha. Valentine ISD has selected LibLime as their vendor of choice to implement and support LibLime Koha, as their next generation, open development, Integrated Library System. The School District explored a variety of free and openly available ILS solutions and after extensive research, decided upon the LibLime Koha flavor, as it is the most feature rich and well-supported open development ILS available. <<more>>


November 3, 2011. LibLime Koha selected by National Museum of Women in the Arts. National Museum of Women in the Arts has chosen LibLime Koha to replace their legacy Voyager system. The Library and Research Center has selected LibLime as their vendor of choice to implement and support LibLime Koha, as their next generation, open development, Integrated Library System. <<more>>


October 19, 2011. LibLime and WALDO announce the Connecticut Historical Society has selected LibLime Academic Koha. LibLime and WALDO welcome the Connecticut Historical Society to the LibLime Academic Koha development group. The Society has selected LibLime Academic Koha to replace their legacy Voyager system, because of all of the functional features designed and deployed by the WALDO Development Group, as well as the cost savings in annual support, maintenance, and hosting. LibLime will provide their professional implementation services to the Society, including project management, data migration, system configuration, and functional & administrative training. <<more>>


April 28, 2011. PTFS and Liblime Executive Teams Awarded Smart CXO Award. The PTFS and Liblime Executive Teams were recently awarded the Smart CXO Award by The Washington Branch of Smart CEO. <<more>>


January 21, 2011. LibLime Welcomes Senior Software Engineer Dr. Robert Phillips to the Team. LibLime, a Division of PTFS is proud to announce that Dr. Robert Phillips has joined the LibLime Development team as a Senior Software Engineer. <<more>>


October 20, 2010. Scott Brunton joins PTFS. PTFS hired a new Director of Intelligence Community Programs, Mr. Scott Brunton who will work exclusively with PTFS's Intelligence Community customers. <<more>>


July 8, 2010. PTFS Announces Release of ArchivalWare 4.4. PTFS, a leading provider of enterprise content management and library solutions, has released ArchivalWare Version 4.4. Striving to better meet customer needs and enhance enterprise content management, PTFS has once again improved up on its leading edge functionality. <<more>>


March 31, 2010. PTFS Releases New Version of ArchivalWare.net. PTFS released the new and revamped ArchivalWare.net product site. Under construction since December 2009, the new site has several new features to provide prospective customers what they need to make an educated decision when purchasing a content management solution. <<more>>


March 24, 2010. Amy De Groff Joins PTFS. PTFS added Amy De Groff as Transition Manager for the LibLime acquisition. Mrs. De Groff, most recently Director of Information Technology for Howard County Library, is pleased to return to PTFS to serve in this role. PTFS’s primary focus during the transition process is on enhancing customer support for the LibLime contracts, and Mrs. De Groff’s expertise and talents line up perfectly with these goals. With over 15 years of experience in libraries, archives, records and knowledge management, Mrs. De Groff was an ideal fit at Transition Manager. <<more>>


March 15, 2010. PTFS Acquires LibLime . PTFS, an industry-leading library solutions provider and developer of the ArchivalWare digital library and content management software, has acquired LibLime, the global leader in open-source software solutions for libraries. Combining the PTFS and Liblime Koha operations will bring nearly 150 organizations totaling over 700 libraries into the PTFS Koha customer support group. The acquisition establishes PTFS as the world’s largest company providing open-source ILS solutions for libraries. <<more>>


March 1, 2010. PTFS Presents ArchivalWare Widget. PTFS developed a widget for its flagship content management software, ArchivalWare. The ArchivalWare widget can be embedded on any web page, helping to reach new users, drive traffic to a site and extend the reach of content across the web. <<more>>


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Library automation systems

PTFS offers the following Integrated Library Systems:

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Corporate Chronology

Mar 15, 2010   LibLime acquired by PTFS.
Mar 15, 2010   PTFS acquires LibLime from Metavore, Inc..
Aug 31, 1998   PTFS acquires AVATAR EnMasse from Bell and Howell Corporation.
1995   PTFS co-founded by John Yokley.

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