(15 December 2014, Emeryville, CA) Innovative announced today that Malaysia’s Pagoh Education Hub (PEH) and Pagoh Polytechnic have selected Virtua and Vital. Their libraries will hold approximately 50,000 and 30,000 items respectively and will be implementing their first automation systems. Both are under construction and are due to open in 2015.
“Innovative prides itself in its ability to provide exactly the technology solution a given library needs,” says Bill Schickling, SVP of Global Sales. “With Vital and Virtua, PEH and Pagoh Polytechnic will have the right library technology to manage and provide access to print and electronic content. They will also be able to serve a broad clientele, which will include scientists, business people, and university students and faculty. We know that our company is uniquely positioned to support new institutions such as PEH and Pagoh Polytechnic with products that live up to their aspirations.”
The Pagoh Education Hub is a new, multi-campus township containing a cluster of universities that are supported by complementary activities such as R&D centers, business parks and scientific facilities that will create great opportunities for employment and economic growth in the region. Covering over 1,600 hectares of land, PEH will grow to four major institutions sharing common facilities and amenities for the students and future residents.
Scheduled to open in 2015, Pagoh Polytechnic will be a world class institution of higher education in the areas of science, engineering, and technology. This institution will be part of the larger Pagoh Education Hub which includes additional universities as well as R&D centers, business parks, and scientific facilities.