The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) goes live with the Koha open source library management system, hosted and supported by PTFS Europe.

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Library Management Solutions

We are a company providing high quality library management, reading list and digital archiving solutions.

We are also the European distributor for PTFS Inc., the leading Enterprise Content Management (ECM) provider to Federal, Civilian, Defence, and Intelligence agencies since 1995.

PTFS Europe provides the full range of services needed to implement and support the Koha and Evergreen Library Management Systems, rebus:list Reading List Management System and the Knowvation Digital Archiving System.

High quality implementation services

We have extensive experience of successfully implementing library and reading list management systems and digital archives. We have the track record, the skills and the expertise to ensure that a high quality project will be delivered on time and on budget.

High quality support services

We already have an excellent reputation for the quality and attentiveness of the support services we provide. In turn we are backed up by the international resources of a worldwide open source community.

Products we support

Koha - open source library system

Koha Library Management System

A web-based LMS with a full suite of modules, an excellent Web 2.0 OPAC, available via Software as a Service on our cloud computing platform.

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The goal of VuFind is to enable your users to search and browse through all of your library’s resources by replacing the traditional OPAC.

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Designed to manage all kinds of reading lists, ranging from university course reading for academic libraries, through to best seller lists for public libraries.

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Knowvation is a web-based, full-text search and retrieval system for digital libraries. Knowvation helps organisations store, access, and manage digital archive collections.

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Our customers

University of Sunderland
University of Sheffield
Royal Pharmaceutical Society
Pinsent Masons
NHS - Wye Valley
United Nations University
Communities and Local Government
Al-Mahdi Institute
Western Isles
Clackmannanshire Council
Dyslexia Action
Chesterfield College
NHS - Heart of England
Swansea University
Irish Parliament
The National Archives
Vlaams Instituut
Better Value Health Care
East Dumbartonshire Leisure Culture
Stirling Council
British Library for Development Studies
Defence Academy of the United Kingdom
Euro Southern Observatory
NHS - Worcestershire Acute Hospitals
Halton Borough Council
Staffordshire University
The Planning Inspectorate
Council of Europe
York St John University
NHS - Tavistock and Portman
Skolkovo - Moscow School of Management
Scottish Poetry Library
The Kings Fund
Kettering General Hospital
Food and Agricultural Organisation
Dame Alice Owens
World Maritime Universities
Universities UK
Scottish Library & Information Council
Race Equality Foundation
National Botanic Garden of Wales
Leeds Beckett University
Health Protection Agency
European Humanities University
Derby Hospitals NHS
University of Cumbria
Birmingham City University
Universities UK

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