ROCKVILLE, Md., May 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Library Systems & Services (LS&S) has signed an agreement to continue providing support to the Library of Congress for five more years. Since 2002, the company has worked with the Library of Congress on the Retrospective Holdings Integrity Program (RHIP) and its predecessor program, providing the library with the expertise needed to identify, access and secure its collections.
Among the 20 million+ works in the Library of Congress are general, law and area studies collections, and each contains monographs and serial publications that must be categorized with accurate data. The contract also calls for preparing Gold Microfilm Master Collection reels for transport and cold storage.
"We are honored the Library of Congress chose to continue to entrust our company to support the preservation of the nation's most valuable resources," says Paul Colangelo, president and COO of Library Systems & Services. "Our specialized team has the most contemporary skills in library science and are well equipped to fulfill this need."
About Library Systems & Services
With public and special library locations throughout the U.S., Library Systems & Services is the only company that manages public libraries through public-private partnerships. Under this model local governments retain control of and maximize use of their assets, while the libraries benefit from streamlined and often lower-cost operations that lead to improved collections, programs, and technology. The broader communities gain an abundance of advantages as libraries become the mechanism that connects groups on a deeper level and provide valuable gathering places that inspire learning and interaction.
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