Bonaire Public Library Joins Bibliovation 4.18

North Bethesda, MD, July 3, 2014- Bonaire Public Library is now joining Bibliovation 4.18 for all collection and patron management services. While watching closely the deployment of Bibliovation to the Philipsburg Jubilee Library on nearby St Maarten, Bonaire has made the decision to automate using Bibliovation 4.18.

Bibliovation is the most functional open source ILS available to public libraries today. The Bibliovation 4.18 production release further enhances the technology platform by including:

  • Full RDA compliance
  • A new fines/fees module relying on accounting principles
  • Enhancement to fines and fees allowing partial payments and credits
  • Expanded SIP2 messaging pairs to support eCommerce for 3rd party products
  • New authority control tools that support the merging of authority records and associated bibliographic records

About Bonaire Public Library
Bonaire Public Library is located on the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire. The Bonaire Public Library is the only public library to serve residents and tourists of the popular yet secluded tropical vacation destination. While Dutch is the country’s official language, the library proudly carries a variety of items in the island’s native language of Papiamentu and also English language material.

About LibLime
LibLime, a division of PTFS, is the global leader in providing support for open development Library Service Platforms (LSP). Rather than sell software licenses for static, hard-to-customize software products, LibLime educates libraries about the benefits of open development, enabling them to make choices about how best to provide their communities and staff with better technology services. LibLime then facilitates deployment of the LSP in libraries by providing outstanding consulting, development, implementation, and support/hosting services. PTFS is also the developer of the world’s leading content management software, Knowvation, and specializes in meeting library personnel staffing requirements, digitization and metadata keying services. For more information, see http://liblime.com or http://ptfs.com.