EBSCO Information Services and OnStrike Library Solutions Offer FOLIO Implementation Services for Libraries in the Philippines

~ Partnership Offers Libraries More Options when Considering Adopting the FOLIO Library Services Platform ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — February 25, 2021 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) and OnStrike Library Solutions (OnStrike), the first EBSCO FOLIO partner in the Asia-Pacific reigon, have partnered to support libraries adopting the FOLIO Library Services Platform (LSP). EBSCO FOLIO and OnStrike will work together to provide reliable local hosting and support services.

OnStrike has a seven-year history of providing over 50 libraries in the Philippines with implementation, training and support for Koha. Their experience in open source customizations, troubleshooting and management will help them support automation and migration for libraries that want to adopt the FOLIO LSP. This partnership with EBSCO will leverage EBSCO’s hosting services and advanced software support, as well as implementation services for libraries adopting the FOLIO LSP through EBSCO FOLIO Services.

Jerwyn Fernandez, President and Founder of OnStrike, says that the company’s mission is to match Philippine libraries’ needs and requirements with expert IT specialists and professional librarians on staff. “FOLIO offers choice to libraries looking to customize their LSP as their needs grow and change. This partnership with EBSCO to provide hosting services with our local support allows us to continue meeting the requirements of institutions.”

EBSCO Information Services Director of FOLIO Partnerships, Mark Allcock, says the collaboration between EBSCO and OnStrike extends services available to libraries choosing FOLIO. “We are delighted to be able to extend our partnership offering to libraries in the Philippines. This partnership gives libraries the advantage of expert local support from OnStrike combined with EBSCO hosting. EBSCO FOLIO Services allows libraries to build the system that best suits their needs, working with the global community and local partners.”

About EBSCO Information Services
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.

About OnStrike
OnStrike Library Solutions (OSLS) was established as a means of providing a complete and extensive ILS (Integrated Library System) utilizing Koha features which includes all the modules that may be required by any library. As an ardent supporter of the academe, the company aims to provide educational establishments and the like with expert technical support from installation to implementation. With the team’s experience in Koha customization and troubleshooting, the management assures customers of a full-scale automation, migration and online support tailor fitted to each client’s unique demands and needs.


For more information, please contact:
Kathleen McEvoy
Vice President of Communications
EBSCO Information Services
(800) 653-2726 ext. 2594

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