Dalarna University Choose Koha

By Sam Goldsmith

5th January 2024 | Koha

January 2024

Dalarna University https://www.du.se/en has chosen PTFS Europe to host and support its Koha system.

Koha Library Management System

With over 15,000 systems worldwide, Koha is one of the most widely used Library Management Systems (LMS) in the world. Koha is entirely web-based for both staff and public functions. This helps make the system light, easy to use, easy to deploy and easy to manage.

Koha’s impressive feature set continues to evolve and expand to meet the needs of its user base. It includes modules for circulation, cataloguing, acquisitions, serials, course reserves, user management, inter library loans, and more.

Petra Gustaffson, Librarian at Dalarna University says:

We look forward to working with PTFS Europe since they have proven to be liable, fast and have a great support as far as we can tell. Our transition from the former supplier couldn’t have been made easier. The support system is easy to use, and they are interested in the work that we do in Sweden.

Sam Goldsmith, Business Development Manager at PTFS Europe says:

We are delighted to welcome Dalarna University as a new PTFS Europe customer. As part of our growing community of academic libraries using Koha, the universities’ varied online and physical resources can now be accessed by students and staff in their Koha library catalogue. Koha supported by PTFS Europe will encourage new innovations and integrations to support the university’s continued collection growth and improving services to students and staff.

PTFS Europe is thrilled to supply the Koha library solution to Högskolan Dalarna. We look forward to seeing how the library team leverages the system to further highlight their excellent service.


About Dalarna University

Dalarna University is a higher education institution in the heart of Sweden that offers education and research within the areas of health and welfare, information and technology, culture and society, teacher education and language, literatures, and learning both on campus and web-based. 

Our library implemented the library system Koha in 2020. Our library catalogue contains about 100 500 physical books and about 305 000 electronic books. We have 17 employees and our vision is to strengthen education, research and training based on the needs of users in a changing world.

About PTFS Europe

PTFS Europe has a vision to make technology easy for libraries. We focus on enabling library users through high quality open source software solutions. Our way of working is characterised by listening, finding solutions, reliable delivery and above all open communication. Our highly skilled team has a friendly and approachable style in delivering our quality implementation and support services.

The reason so many people like working with us is that we solve problems, we don’t sell software. We listen, find solutions and commit to deliver these solutions for our customers as part of our complete managed service and support package. As an ISO27001 accredited company, our customers can rely on the quality and integrity of the support we provide.

More information on PTFS Europe: www.ptfs-europe.com

Any questions?

Please contact Sam Goldsmith, Business Development Manager [email protected]



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