CoLRiC sponsors

We’re really happy with the work we’ve been doing with CoLRIC and the support we’ve had as part of our sponsorship.

Andrew Auld, Head of Marketing and Business Administration, PTFS Europe

CoLRiC is grateful for the support of our sponsors, who are a valued part of our community.

EBSCO on Twitter.

EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) offers premium content through databases, journals & magazines, e-books and more, including subscription management for more than serials, including more e-journals, and online access to 1,000,000+ e-books. EBSCO provides a versatile discovery tool for searching across all library resources and EBSCO’s content and feature-rich technology platforms serve the needs of researchers at all levels—academic institutions, schools, public libraries, hospitals and medical institutions, corporations and government institutions.
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ProQuest on Twitter.

ProQuest is committed to empowering researchers and librarians around the world. Its innovative information content and technologies increase the productivity of students, scholars, professionals and the libraries that serve them. Through partnerships with content holders, ProQuest preserves rich, vast and varied information – whether historical archives or today’s scientific breakthroughs – and packages it with digital technologies that enhance its discovery, sharing and management. For academic, corporate, government, school and public libraries, as well as professional researchers, ProQuest provides services that enable strategic acquisition, management and discovery of information collections.
BrownsBooks

Browns Books on Twitter.

Browns Books, supply every UK book in print, supporting UK & International establishments across the whole breadth of the educational spectrum, from early years right through to higher education & workplace learning. Trading with over 8000+ institutions annually, and holding major supply contracts we are in a privileged position as the UK’s leading educational book supplier. With the largest stock holding in the UK we offer market-leading supply times with next day delivery on orders place before 4pm. We offer bespoke library servicing to cater for all customers specific requirements, bespoke eBook platform VLeBooks with over 1.5 million titles, bi-annual promotions of up to 40% discount as well as highly competitive standard terms.
Cengage

Gale on Twitter.

For more than 60 years, Gale, a Cengage Company has partnered with libraries around the world to empower the discovery of knowledge and insights by all people, for all purposes.
Knowledge is power, and the act of learning is empowering. Access to knowledge offers learners an opportunity to discover the motivation and inspiration vital to making a positive contribution in not only their own lives, but the rest of the world. That’s why Gale provides libraries with original and curated content, as well as the modern research tools that are crucial in connecting libraries to learning, and learners to libraries.
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Jisc on Twitter.

Jisc provides digital solutions for UK education and research.  Their vision is for the UK to be the most digitally-advanced higher education, further education and research nation in the world. They provide UK universities and colleges with shared digital infrastructure and services, such as the superfast Janet Network, help the sector save time and money by negotiating sector-wide deals with IT vendors and commercial publishers and offer expert and trusted advice on digital technology for education and research, built from over 30 years’ experience.
IS Oxford

Heritage Cirqa on Twitter.

Heritage Cirqa, IS Oxford’s Library Management System, is the product of over 30 years of careful development and consultation with librarians. We are an employee-owned, British company made up of highly knowledgeable and dedicated staff. Over 50% of FE Colleges use Heritage Cirqa. We offer a fully-managed hosting service or our system can be installed and maintained locally. Upgrades are free of charge and our support reputation is second to none. All our operations are exclusively UK-based and we trade on a sound financial footing, therefore a decision to purchase Heritage Cirqa is a safe one for the future.
OpenAthens

OpenAthens on Twitter.

As libraries, technology and information evolve, there is one constant: students want information that supports their learning, development and decision making.
OpenAthens ensures remote access and authentication are managed simply, securely and effectively while providing insight and data that supports the changing information needs of the college. Benefits include a full hosted and supported service, seamless on-site and off-site access to digital resources and integration with your college network credentials.Find out more about OpenAthens. OpenAthens is a Jisc enterprise.
PTFS

PTFS Europe on Twitter.

PTFS Europe work with FE colleges and groups to provide cost effective systems that meet all the needs of a busy learning environment.
They will implement, host and support your open source Koha library management system. Other products they host and support provide enquiry management, analytics, discovery and electronic resource management and resource booking.
PTFS Europe work closely with you to put in place a system with all the functionality your resource centre needs to manage its collections and meet the needs of your students. As an ISO27001 company, they are experts in the handling and security of your data as well as using processes designed to give you the support and reassurance you need.
Sirsi

SirsiDynix on Twitter.

SirsiDynix connects people with knowledge at more than 23,000 libraries around the world. Through library management technology and search and discovery tools, libraries using SirsiDynix technology bring relevant resources and the power of knowledge to their users and communities. SirsiDynix technology is architected to be open, scalable, and robust, offering a complete out-of-the-box solution and unparalleled flexibility through APIs and web services. Complemented by the most experienced training, consulting, and support staff in the industry, SirsiDynix helps libraries create tomorrow’s libraries, today. To find out more, visit SirsiDynix.

The benefits of sponsoring CoLRiC include:

  • The opportunity to publish articles in our e-newsletter CoLRiC Impact. This might include case studies, press releases or product updates;
  • The opportunity to post news and updates to the CoLRiC members’ only discussion forum;
  • A presence at our annual conference (including display tables showcasing your resources and services, free full day delegate entry, corporate merchandise and publications in conference delegate packs);
  • A presence at webinars and virtual events;
  • The opportunity to sponsor and help judge our prestigious annual awards;
  • The opportunity to post news and updates on CoLRiC’s LinkedIn page
  • CoLRiC support on Twitter, regularly retweeting, liking and sharing sponsor content where relevant to the membership.

For information about sponsoring CoLRiC, contact the CoLRiC Administrator, colric@colric.org.uk