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Updated: Stockholm University Library chooses Koha!


Category : Nyheter

The free and open source system Koha will replace the current library system Voyager, after a decision by the library management in December 2014. Koha will serve as the circulation module in a larger system architecture where the national LIBRIS system is a key component.

The reason for this decision is that the current system is old and no longer developed to any great extent. In 2014, various alternatives were evaluated, focusing on two possible ways forward: to tender a new circulation system or to implement an open source solution. Since it appeared that there was no separate circulation system to acquire, instead requiring the library to tender a complete integrated system (ILS), the focus turned to the open source trail, where Koha emerged as the favored option.

During the fall of 2014 Koha have been tested and evaluated, and found to meet the needs and requirements that the library have of a circulation system. The goal is to implement Koha at the library late 2015.

What this entails for the library include:
• Increased control of a business-critical system
• Increased development and customization possibilities
• Vendor independence
• Lower costs

Read the project report here. (In Swedish)

Update: Read a summary in English here.
Find more information about Koha at koha-community.org

Opening hours during holidays


Category : Nyheter

During the holidays the library will have changed opening hours.


Opening hours during holidays 23/12-6/1
23/12 09.00 - 18.00
24-26/12 Closed
27/12 10.00 - 17.00
28/12 11.00 - 16.00
29/12 09.00 - 18.00
30/12 09.00 - 18.00
31/12-1/1 Closed
2/1 09.00 - 18.00
3/1 10.00 - 17.00
4/1 11.00 - 16.00
5/1 09.00 - 16.00
6/1 Closed

Our branch libraries
Attention! Our branch libraries will be closed from 20 December to 6 January

Last order from closed stacks December 19


Please note that your last opportunity to order books from closed stacks and for direct delivery before the holidays is Friday December 19, before 13.00.

From January 6, you can order books again, and we start fetching books from the closed stacks on January 7.

Over 8000 e-books from CRC Press available for Stockholm University


Category : Nyheter E-resurser

CRC Press, part of the publishers Taylor & Francis, offer e-books within the fields of science, engineering and medicine. Stockholm University Library now offers access to most of the CRC Press e-books.

E-books are available on the platform CRCnetBASEhttp://www.crcnetbase.com/

There are a total of over 8000 e-books. From November and throughout 2015, we have access to all CRC Press e-books, except technology and medical titlesNew titles published within our subject package in 2015 willautomatically also be available.

On the platform CRCnetBASE you can see all disciplinessearch for booksread and download them (by chapter) in PDF formatYou can also find their books by searching our catalogue.

Login link from home: https://ezp.sub.su.se/login?url=http://www.crcnetbase.com

The agreement is a so-called EBS agreementEvidence Based Selection (EBS)also known as Patron Driven Acquisition (PDA) and Stockholm University Library is the first in Sweden to test such an agreement with Taylor &FrancisWe have access to a variety of e-books from over a specified periodfor which the library pays a certain sum. After the period expires the ebooks you want to keep. The selection can be based on usage, but need not be. The number of books you can choose corresponds to the amount you have paid in advance.

The printers have been moved


The printers have been moved to room 457 b on the entrance floor.

Walk past the wooden staircase to the upper floor...


... and you will find the room to the right next to the computers.


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Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014