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.

Lapsafe on Twitter.

LapSafe® Self-Service Solutions are the industry’s leading experts in providing self-service IT solutions and managing mobile computing.  We specialise in providing safe power management solutions that allow charging, synching and data transfer for laptops, iPads, tablets and other such devices in volume. Our self-service laptop or tablet loan lockers are being used by over 70% of UK Universities and we also have units installed throughout the world. The Diplomat™ is the most sophisticated and intelligent self-service locker system which loans devices or lockers 24 x 7 and is the most popular in the market today.

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.

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.


Gale on Twitter.

Gale connects libraries to learning and learners to libraries. 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.

For information about sponsoring CoLRiC, contact the CoLRiC Administrators,