LAMDA (London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art) selects the Koha open source library management system for its libraries, hosted and supported by PTFS Europe.

London, 1 October, 2016

We are pleased to announce that LAMDA has chosen the Koha library management system to assist with its library service provision. PTFS Europe will carry out a full range of implementation services and will provide on-going hosting and support services.

Koha Library Management System

The Koha library management system is a completely web-based application for staff and end-users.  The system comprises core modules: acquisitions, circulation, cataloguing, serials and comprehensive reporting functionality. The Koha online catalogue (OPAC) offers excellent search capabilities together with a full range of personalisation services.  Koha’s depth of functionality continues to develop meeting the changing needs of libraries and their users.  

LAMDA is a world-leading higher education provider, offering exceptional vocational training to actors, stage managers, technicians and directors, regardless of their background. The Sackler Library & Study Centre houses Film, TV and play scripts, as well as titles covering theatre and film history and critical theory.  Melkorka Oskarsdottir, Library and Courses Officer from LAMDA said “Koha offers us a cost-effective solution for our library which meets our business requirements as well as offering our students and staff a user-friendly experience.”

Nick Dimant, Managing Director at PTFS Europe added “We are delighted that  LAMDA has chosen the Koha system and we welcome them as new customers.  They will be joining our well established base of customers from all library sectors in the UK hosted and supported by PTFS Europe.”

About PTFS Europe

PTFS Europe provides a wide range of products for the library market.  These include the open source library systems Koha and Evergreen, Rebus:list for list management, RT: request tracker for enquiry management, Rebus:tutorial to support information literacy, WordPress for Libraries and the Knowvation enterprise content management system.    An ISO27001 company, PTFS Europe provides the full range of services needed to implement, host and support these products.  

 

More information on PTFS Europe: www.ptfs-europe.com

Any questions please contact:

Nick Dimant:  nick.dimant@ptfs-europe.com

More information on LAMDA: www.lamda.org.uk

Any questions please contact:

Sarah Jane Chapman: sarah-jane.chapman@lamda.org.uk