IPSWICH, Mass. — March 24, 2022 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) and Cosmotron Bohemia (Cosmotron) have partnered to support libraries adopting the FOLIO Library Services Platform (LSP). EBSCO FOLIO and Cosmotron will work together to provide reliable local hosting and support services in Slovakia and the Czech Republic.
Cosmotron provides libraries with products, knowledge and service solutions. Their experience in Advanced Rapid Library support and integration, as well as open-source customizations, troubleshooting and management provides support for libraries. This partnership will leverage EBSCO’s hosting services and advanced software support and implementation services for libraries adopting the FOLIO LSP through EBSCO FOLIO Services.
Head of Development at Cosmotron, Libor Piškula, says the company works to anticipate user needs and to prepare customized solutions. Working with EBSCO will help reinforce this mission. “Through this partnership, libraries can customize FOLIO, building an environment that works for library staff and their users.”
EBSCO Information Services Director of FOLIO Partnerships, Mark Allcock, says the collaboration between EBSCO and Cosmotron extends services available to libraries choosing FOLIO. “This partnership allows us to extend our open-source offerings to more libraries. We are giving libraries the advantage of expert local support from Cosmotron, combined with EBSCO hosting and EBSCO FOLIO Services to build a system that best suits their needs.”
Cosmotron is a software company that has been developing and operating software products for libraries, museums, information centers and other organizations since 1992. Its main product is the Advanced Rapid Library (ARL) platform, which is used to acquire, process, access and store information, including digital visualizations. It provides service support and regular upgrades to ARL users. It also focuses on barcode-based identification systems and RFID technologies for securing library collections, especially devices for self-service return or library documents.
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