Entries by Andrew Auld

PTFS Europe Partners with ByWater Solutions Partners to Extend Support of Aspen Discovery to the UK

London 22 June 2021 ByWater Solutions, America’s forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced today that they are partnering with PTFS Europe, who will be providing support and hosting services for the Aspen Open Source Discovery system in the UK. PTFS Europe provides a full range of services needed to implement, host, and […]

RNN Group chooses Koha open source library management system, hosted and supported by PTFS Europe

London, 22 April 2021 The RNN Group (Rotherham College, North Notts College, and Dearne Valley College) has chosen Koha as its new library management system, to replace the previous AutoLib Software Systems solution. PTFS Europe implemented the new system and will provide on-going hosting and support services. Koha Library Management System The Koha library management […]

Ravensbourne University London are now live with their new Koha open source library management system

London, 19 April 2021 Ravensbourne University London selected the Koha library management system, hosted and supported by PTFS Europe, to replace an existing SirsiDynix Symphony solution, in August 2020. We are pleased to announce that the Koha system is now live and now supporting the university’s library users. Koha was selected to provide improvements in […]

Checking your data for migration

Bernard Scaife gives this guide to preparing your data for migrating it into a new library system like Koha. The video also covers testing your data during the migration process. We publish What’s on our Mind posts every couple of weeks and many are available on our YouTube channel.

Call number browser plugin

Lucy demonstrates how to use the call number browser plugin in cataloguing in Koha and how to add the plugin to a MARC cataloguing framework. We publish What’s on our Mind posts every couple of weeks and many are available on our YouTube channel.

Batch extend due dates

In this What’s on our Mind video, Lucy gives a quick demonstration of the new batch extend due dates tool in the Koha Library Management System. We publish What’s on our Mind posts every couple of weeks and many are available on our YouTube channel.

Plymouth Marjon University chooses Koha

Plymouth Marjon University chooses Koha open source library management system, hosted and supported by PTFS Europe. February 2021 The Plymouth Marjon University has chosen Koha as its new library management system to replace the previous SirsiDynix Symphony solution.  PTFS Europe implemented the new system and is providing on-going hosting and support services.  Koha Library Management […]

Cookie consent in Koha

In today’s What’s on our Mind, Andrew Isherwood takes a look at some brand new functionality for @kohails, developed by PTFS Europe, which enables Koha to easily comply with EU cookie regulations and allows Koha users to control their cookies. We publish What’s on our Mind posts every couple of weeks and many are available […]

Using the patron import tool

Janet McGowan uses this video to show you how to set up patron csv files, and use the patron import tool manually in order to test your file formats prior to automating user imports We publish What’s on our Mind posts every couple of weeks and many are available on our YouTube channel.

Inter Library Loan Availability

Andrew Isherwood takes a look at using Koha’s ILL availability searching to highlight to users items that are already available to them when placing an ILL request. We publish What’s on our Mind posts every couple of weeks and many are available on our YouTube channel.