IPSWICH, Mass. — April 21, 2021 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) and Jiangsu Huiwen Software have partnered to support libraries adopting the FOLIO Library Services Platform (LSP). EBSCO and Huiwen will work together to provide reliable local hosting and support services.
Huiwen provides libraries in China with service and technical support from high-quality professionals experienced in library automation management. Today, there are more than one thousand active users nationwide so far and the market share of first-class universities and disciplines have reached 40 percent and 50 percent respectively, far ahead in the market share of medium and large university libraries. By partnering with EBSCO, Huiwen will support the adoption of FOLIO for their current customers, as well as other research institutions in China. EBSCO provides bespoke software support and implementation services for libraries adopting FOLIO through Huiwen.
Mr. Cao Fuyuan, General Manager of Huiwen, says the company’s mission is to provide first-class products and first-class services to users and partnering with EBSCO to implement FOLIO will support their goal. “Management and LSP’s are the foundation of libraries, sharing and collaboration are trends in library development, and the future of the library industry is open source. FOLIO is an open source platform based on collaboration which makes it a dynamic new option for library industry.”
EBSCO Information Services Director of FOLIO Partnerships, Mark Allcock, says these partnerships with a range of providers around the globe support the expansion of services offered by EBSCO, as more institutions implement FOLIO worldwide. “We are providing libraries with a win-win situation — local expert support backed by EBSCO’s global reach. Libraries in China transitioning to FOLIO can access reliable support services from the trusted teams at Huiwen to guarantee first-class options and customization for their LSP.”
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EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is the preeminent provider of online research content and search technologies serving academic, school and public libraries; healthcare and medical institutions; corporations; and government agencies around the world. From research, acquisition management, subscription services and discovery to clinical decision support and patient care, learning, and research and development, EBSCO provides institutions with access to content and resources to serve the information and workflow needs of their users and organizations. EBSCO Information Services is a division of EBSCO Industries, Inc., a family owned company since 1944. For more information, visit the EBSCO website at: www.ebsco.com.
Jiangsu Huiwen Software Co., Ltd. is a joint-stock limited company which has established by the Jiangsu Provincial Department of Education and Nanjing University since September 1999. Today, there are more than one thousand active users nationwide so far and the market share of first-class universities and disciplines have reached 40% and 50% respectively, far ahead in the market share of medium and large university libraries.
Strong development teams of professional technicians who have been devoted to library automation systems with unrelenting efforts makes Huiwen Software a professional library software service and solution provider.
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EBSCO Information Services
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