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Heritage for the London Theological Seminary

Mon, 01/02/2010 - 12:00am

The LTS is an Evangelical Protestant college for the training of preachers and pastors. It offers courses up to Master's Degree level and has just implemented Heritage in place of a Filemaker Pro based system. They have approximately 15,000 volumes in the library and are using Quickcat Online to update their previous records.


Worle Community School Purchases Heritage

Mon, 01/02/2010 - 12:00am

They are a successful Arts College near Weston-Super-Mare. with a special emphasis on Media Arts. Worle Community School had previously used a locally-developed system called DTE. Heritage was selected following an on-site presentation of the system.


International Coffee Organisation Purchases Heritage

Mon, 01/02/2010 - 12:00am

The ICO is the main inter-governmental organization for the coffee industry  and they have just implemented Heritage at their headquarters. Bringing together producing and consuming countries, they help to address the challenges facing the world coffee sector by organising international co-operation. They were previously using PL Web but chose Heritage after an on-site demonstration and a trial of an evaluation copy. The ICO have their Heritage Online hosted by IS Oxford.


Collas Day Law Firm Purchases Heritage

Mon, 01/02/2010 - 12:00am

A well-respected and innovative name in the Guernsey legal scene Collas Day is a firm of eight partners with over seventy lawyers and support staff. They did not have a library management system previously but, after an online demonstration and a trial evaluation of the software, opted for Heritage over other competitor systems. We are delighted that this long-established company has put its trust in us.


View your support calls online

Tue, 09/06/2009 - 10:33am

Heritage customers can view and add notes to their support calls online

Log on to our support website and then go to My cases to view your current and old cases. You can add notes to current cases and close them if they are resolved.


Heritage Online 3.3 released

Wed, 27/05/2009 - 3:50pm

Heritage Online 3.3 is available to download from our support website. It brings to Heritage Online the same functionality and interface as is found in Heritage 4.2.8.


Heritage Version 4.2.8 released

Wed, 08/04/2009 - 12:28pm

Heritage 4.2.8 has been released. There is a long list of new features. See the Heritage pages for more information or, if you are a customer, log in to the support website to download helpsheets and the upgrade.


Biometrics implementation wins award

Wed, 08/04/2009 - 12:31pm

Basingstoke College have won the first BCOT award for their implementation of biometrics in their library

Basingstoke library staff with their awards

Congratulations to Basingstoke College’s LRC staff, who have been awarded a team award at the first-ever BCOT Staff Awards ceremony. Winners on the day were handed awards after being nominated by departmental managers based on specific criteria, such as demonstrating exceptional imagination and enterprise on a project or piece of work.

The LRC team was recognised for the implementation of a significant new development - the Heritage Biometrics module.

It was felt that the use of biometrics was indicative of a very modern service, promoting customer service by making the issue of books faster and easier and getting rid of the traditional card system.

  • Biometrics is customer-friendly, removing obstacles to access of resources
  • Getting rid of library cards meant no more delays arising from lost cards, and enhanced security from not being able to pass cards around
  • It is environmentally sound, and has the potential to reduce expenditure

Basingstoke College are one of only four FE colleges to have installed this system and consequently are receiving visits and telephone calls from people wanting to know more.

Most importantly the students have accepted and enjoyed the change – the library is now seen as being ‘cool’!

Another Heritage customer, Southport College, won a Tribal award for their biometrics implementation in 2007.



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