Whitecliffe College of Art and Design chooses Koha for Parkyn Library

Whitecliffe College of Art and Design in Auckland, New Zealand chose CALYX to provide Koha services including installation support and ongoing hosting for the Parkyn Library.

Whitecliffe College is an independent art and design school with a proud 30 year history of teaching and innovation. Parkyn library provides support to academic staff and students in the fields of fine arts, photomedia, fashion and graphic design. With over 8,000 items and with specialist subject matter data bases available online, the library provides a welcoming, student centred environment. The library OPAC is available at http://library.whitecliffe.ac.nz/

CALYX provided installation assistance including to configure Koha, provide a tailored design for the OPAC and specialised styling of the staff client as well as training for library staff. Bibliographic data were migrated from the outgoing Softlink Liberty system, together with borrower records, reading history and current loans. CALYX also provides ongoing hosting and support including regular software updates.