As part of a plan to deliver an improved experience for staff and students using the library and information service, Dublin Business School has chosen the Koha open source library management system to replace its existing Heritage system. Interleaf Technology has been contracted to implement the Koha system and to provide on-going support services.
With the Koha LMS, library staff access to the system is completely web-based: Searching, circulation, cataloguing, serials and reports, acquisitions and EDI are all performed using a web browser.
The online catalogue offers an excellent search capability and a full range of personalisation services. Koha’s depth of functionality continues to evolve and expand to meet the changing needs of its user base.
David Hughes, System Librarian, said: “Our migration to the Koha system at DBS was a positive experience. Interleaf were always available to answer our many questions and showed great patience while we fine-tuned our requirements. The training was excellent and well planned. Koha is a flexible and intuitive system that is easy to use & our library staff love being a part of the Koha community.”
Charles Quain, Director at Interleaf Technology added: “We are delighted to be working with DBS. Open Source Technologies and hosted solutions allow institutions use state-of-the art technology while achieving value for money. Access to the source code of Koha has allowed us to customise the system to DBS’s needs to streamline their self circulation processes.”
Dublin Business School is Ireland's largest independent third-level college. The college offers 100 accredited courses in business, law, arts, media, social science, humanities and psychology to more than 9,000 students from Ireland, Europe and further afield.
In 2003 Dublin Business School was acquired by Kaplan, Inc., the education division of The Washington Post Company. Kaplan, Inc. is a world leader in education, serving more than one million students per year in over 600 locations in 37 countries.
For more information contact Charles Quain at Interleaf Technology (email@example.com)