Entries by Andrew Auld

Publishing news in Koha

Fiona talks about using the News tool and the OPACMySummaryNote system preference in Koha to publish information on the OPAC for your library users. This can be used to restrict news items to particular libraries/branches. What’s On Our Mind posts are fortnightly and videos are also available on our YouTube channel.

FEstival – online conference about Koha and Metabase for Further Education colleges

On June 3 2020, with the backdrop of the Covid-19 lockdown, we hosted a virtual ‘FEstival’ conference of presentations and demonstrations of the Koha open source library management system and the Metabase analytics solution – also open source. Joining PTFS Europe staff on the panel of presenters were Samantha Goldsmith from University Centre Leeds to […]

What’s On Our Mind – Cart to Shelf

Using the Cart functionality in Koha to quarantine books that are returned to your library following the Covid19 Lockdown. With Lucy Vaux-Harvey. https://youtu.be/F-_nLLc57TE What’s On Our Mind posts are fortnightly and videos are also available on our YouTube channel.

PTFS Europe appointed to APUC’s framework agreement to supply Library Management Systems and Associated Services.

London, May 2020 PTFS Europe has been appointed to APUC’s new multi-supplier Framework Agreement for Library Management Systems (LMS) and Associated Services. PTFS Europe’s Koha LMS SaaS will be available to universities and colleges via the APUC framework which substantially reduces the time and effort involved in the full tendering and contracting process for Library […]

The British Museum has recently selected Koha open source library management system for their replacement library system

London, May 2020 The British Museum has chosen Koha as its new library management system to replace a previous SirsiDynix solution. PTFS Europe has been selected to provide implementation, on-going hosting and support services. Koha will efficiently manage the Museum’s specialised library collection of more than 300,000 volumes. The collection reflects the historic strengths of […]

Leeds College of Music chooses Koha open source library management system, hosted and supported by PTFS Europe.

London, May 2020 Leeds College of Music has chosen Koha as its new library management system to replace the previous OCLC OLIB solution.  PTFS Europe is implementing the new system and will provide on-going hosting and support services.  Koha is being integrated with the conservatoire’s EDS discovery service, from EBSCO, and the Moodle learning management […]

Sharing reports on Koha

A short video from Jonathan Field about public and private reports in the Koha Library Management System. What’s On Our Mind posts are fortnightly and videos are also available on our YouTube channel.

Join our virtual conference about Koha LMS

We are delighted to invite you to attend our online conference on June 3 2020 at which we and Librarians from Further Education Colleges will tell you all about the open source Library Management System, Koha. The online format enables you to attend from wherever you are working and it will consist of a two […]