Library Technology Guides

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November 11, 2021

PTFS Europe IAML UK and Ireland chooses Koha open source library management system, hosted and supported by PTFS Europe.. The UK and Ireland Branch of the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres - IAML (UK & Irl) - has chosen Koha as its new Library Management System, to replace the previous Mikromarc system. Locating performance materials is a major challenge for many orchestras and choirs. IAML has taken a major step forward in helping such groups, with the launch of the refreshed Encore21 service. [Full Announcement].

November 10, 2021

PTFS Europe NCG chooses Koha open source library management system, hosted and supported by PTFS Europe. NCG consists of 7 Colleges (Carlisle College, Kidderminster College, Lewisham College, Newcastle College, Newcastle Sixth Form College, Southwark College and West Lancashire College) and has chosen Koha as its new Library Management System, to replace previous solutions across the group. Each College had its own LMS with its own library collection and each are managed independently. One of the goals of this project was for all Colleges in the group to share a single system which will allow for cross group support, knowledge sharing, future collaboration and sharing of resources and good practice. [Full Announcement].

April 26, 2021

PTFS Europe University of West London chooses open source library systems platform, hosted and supported by PTFS Europe. The University of West London (UWL) has chosen a cloud library systems platform, including Koha as its new library management system, to replace the previous ESS solution. PTFS Europe is implementing the new system and will provide on-going hosting and support services. [Full Announcement].

April 22, 2021

PTFS Europe RNN Group chooses Koha open source library management system, hosted and supported by PTFS Europe. 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. [Full Announcement].

April 19, 2021

PTFS Europe Ravensbourne University London are now live with their new Koha open source library management system. 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 managing the library's collections and deliver a better experience for the University's students. [Full Announcement].

February 22, 2021

PTFS Europe Plymouth Marjon University chooses Koha open source library management system, hosted and supported by PTFS Europe.. 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. [Full Announcement].

January 14, 2021

PTFS Europe College of Optometrists chooses Koha open source library management system, hosted and supported by PTFS Europe. The College of Optometrists has chosen Koha as its new library management system to replace the previous IS Oxford Heritage solution. PTFS Europe is implementing the new system and will provide on-going hosting and support services. [Full Announcement].

November 23, 2020

PTFS Europe The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining has recently selected Koha open source LMS for their new library system. 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. [Full Announcement].

October 21, 2020

PTFS Europe Cumbria County Council goes live with the Koha open source library management system, hosted and supported by PTFS Europe. 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 improved service to its customers and the library service particularly values the capabilities and efficiencies offered by the new open source solution. [Full Announcement].

September 28, 2020

PTFS Europe PTFS Europe to continue to supply the Koha Library Management System and other library software services via the latest G-Cloud 12 framework. PTFS Europe announced that we have retained our position to supply the Koha library management system and other solutions via the latest Digital Marketplace G-Cloud 12 framework which went live on 28 September 2020. As well as being able to buy library software and support services directly from PTFS Europe, customers have the choice of buying the same services in partnership with Bramble Hub on the framework. [Full Announcement].

September 7, 2020

PTFS Europe Royal Academy of Music chooses Koha open source library management system, hosted and supported by PTFS Europe. The Royal Academy of Music has chosen Koha as its new library management system to replace the previous SirsiDynix Symphony solution. PTFS Europe is implementing the new system and will provide on-going hosting and support services. [Full Announcement].

May 20, 2020

PTFS Europe PTFS Europe appointed to APUCís framework agreement to supply Library Management Systems and Associated Services.. Management Systems (LMS) and Associated Services. PTFS Europeís 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 Management Systems. [Full Announcement].

May 18, 2020

PTFS Europe The British Museum has recently selected Koha open source library management system for their replacement library system. 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 Museumís specialised library collection of more than 300,000 volumes. [Full Announcement].

May 13, 2020

PTFS Europe Leeds College of Music chooses Koha open source library management system, hosted and supported by PTFS Europe. 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 conservatoireís EDS discovery service, from EBSCO, and the Moodle learning management system. [Full Announcement].

April 28, 2020

PTFS Europe The Society of Antiquaries of London chooses Koha open source library management system, hosted and supported by PTFS Europe. The Society of Antiquaries of London has chosen Koha as its new library management system to replace the previous Voyager solution. PTFS Europe is implementing the new system and will provide on-going hosting and support services. Koha will be integrated with the EDS discovery service, from EBSCO. [Full Announcement].

April 23, 2020

PTFS Europe Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust implements Koha open source library management system, hosted and supported by PTFS Europe. Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust goes live with Koha as its new library management system to replace the previous SirsiDynix Symphony solution. PTFS Europe is implementing the new system and will provide on-going hosting and support services. [Full Announcement].

March 9, 2020

PTFS Europe PTFS Europe awarded a position on ESPO 350 framework to supply the Koha Library Management System.. PTFS Europe announced that we are awarded a position to supply the Koha library management system as part of the ESPO Framework 350 Library Solutions and Systems. [Full Announcement].

November 25, 2019

PTFS Europe The London School of Theology enjoyed a smooth and effective implementation of their new Koha open source library management system.. London School of Theology has chosen Koha as its new library management system to replace the previous Capita solution and the team at PTFS Europe has implemented the new system and is providing on-going hosting and support services. Koha will efficiently manage the libraryís valuable collections and deliver an improved service to its users. The library particularly valued the project focus provided by PTFS Europe, the efficiency of the implementation and the capabilities of the new open source solution. [Full Announcement].

October 30, 2019

PTFS Europe Forth Valley College chooses Koha for their open source Library Management System. Forth Valley College has chosen Koha as its new library management system to replace the existing solution from Softlink. The team at PTFS Europe has implemented Koha and is providing on-going hosting and support services. Koha will efficiently manage the College libraryís valuable collections and deliver an improved service to both student and staff users alike. [Full Announcement].

August 19, 2019

PTFS Europe The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors chooses Koha for their Library and Archive service. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Library offers access to the very best information on surveying from around the world and has recently selected the Koha open source library management hosted and supported by PTFS Europe. RICS is the global professional body promoting and enforcing the highest international standards in the valuation, management and development of land, real estate, construction and infrastructure. [Full Announcement].

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