Entries by Andrew Auld

Using Google Chrome tools for CSS in Koha

On Andrew Isherwood’s mind this week are the Google Chrome CSS tools and how you can use them to help make tweaks to the Koha CSS (style sheets) to customise the OPAC and staff side of your Koha installation. We publish What’s on our Mind posts every couple of weeks and many are available on […]

The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining has recently selected Koha open source LMS for their new library system

London, 23 November 2020 The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining chose Koha for its new library management system earlier this year with PTFS Europe providing implementation, on-going hosting and support services. Koha now efficiently manages the Institute’s world-class library collection of materials, minerals and mining materials including a number of items of historical interest […]

Charts in Koha

On Fiona’s mind is how to use the charts functionality in Koha to display your reports data. This video takes you through the process and shows you pie, bar, column and line charts. We publish What’s on our Mind posts every couple of weeks and many are available on our YouTube channel.

Koha4Health – conference for Health Library Professionals

This was a conference which took place on November 24 2020 at which we and Librarians from health libraries gave presentations about about the open source Library Management System, Koha. The online conference consisted of a two hour live-streamed conference with live question and answer sessions. The full conference and each separate presentation are available […]

Sending email notifications from Koha

Using Patron emailer and the Bywater emailer plugin Janet McGowan describes two different approaches to sending out custom letters to your patrons: Using the delivered patron emailer functionality that came in with Koha version 19.05 Working with the Bywater patron emailer plugin We regularly publish What’s on our Mind. Quite a few are help videos […]

Cumbria County Council goes live with the Koha open source library management system, hosted and supported by PTFS Europe

London, 21 October 2020 Earlier this year, Cumbria County Council selected Koha for its new library management system, replacing a previous SirsiDynix solution. PTFS Europe has provided a comprehensive range of implementation and support services and the Council is pleased to announce that the system is now live. The Council looks forward to delivering an […]

Kohacon 2020

We have seen a terrific second day of presentations from Kohacon 2020 being hosted in Wellington, New Zealand by Catalyst. All the information about the conference is on the Kohacon20 website but here are a few links that you might find useful: Conference programme Day 1 livestream video Day 2 livestream video Day 3 livestream […]

Come and meet us at CILIP Conference 2020

CILIP Conference is a highlight in the annual calendar for many library, information and knowledge professionals and is an important opportunity to connect with networks, share work and build for the future. This year the conference format has had to be reimagined and will be delivered on a virtual event platform. The one-day event on […]

Getting involved in the Koha Community

Martin Renvoize, Development Manager, talks us through the different ways you can get involved in the Koha Community. From online chat to bug wrangling, Release Team roles to Hackfests. Don’t miss information about Kohacon 2020 towards the end of the video. We regularly publish What’s on our Mind. Quite a few are help videos which […]

Customer Day 2020 a great success

On Wednesday 30 September we hosted a virtual conference for our customers and were delighted by the large numbers that joined us in either the Zoom meeting session or on the YouTube livestream. We were particularly grateful to the following guest speakers from our customers: Patricia Dowling, Houses of the Oireachtas Henry Bolshaw, House of […]