PTFS Monthly Newsletter – November

PTFS Releases Open Source MARC Utilities Tools
PTFS has released its MARC Utilities – Metadata Converter, for the conversion of MARC records in batch mode to other metadata formats including Dublin Core and XML.

The MARC Utilities is a self-contained executable program which offers an array of catalog tools to manage, convert and analyze MARC-based data. It is written in Perl-TK, and is a great add-on to any MARC cataloger’s (or database administrator’s) toolset. You can download the free utility at: more…

New Liblime Site
PTFS is proud to announce, that the new LibLime website is live! ( Since LibLime’s acquisition by PTFS, it has been the vision and ambition of our team to create a more user friendly and informative environment (interface), where site visitors can learn about Koha, download Koha, explore demos and view customer sites.

The new LibLime website features a new home page with a clear and concise navigation panel and drop down menus. The website now allows users to easily access the information they want, regarding Open Source, Koha and the products and services that LibLime offers. Users can now connect with LibLime on several social media channels and find out the latest LibLime news. It also includes an updated calendar of events. Read More…

Scott Brunton Joins PTFS
PTFS hired a new Director of Intelligence Community Programs, Mr. Scott Brunton who will work exclusively with PTFS’s Intelligence Community customers.

“It’s with great pleasure that PTFS welcomes Scott Brunton to our team,” said Dan Quinn, VP of Marketing. “Scott brings years of geospatial experience to our staff and can provide the best quality service and products to prospective Intelligence Community customers,” Mr. Quinn continued. Read More…

PTFS Participating in Hinder Hunger Campaign
PTFS and its subsidiaries are participating in this year’s Manna Food Center Hinder Hunger Campaign.

Founded in 1983, Manna Food Center strives to end hunger in Montgomery County through education, advocacy, and food distribution. Since its founding, Manna has distributed more than 33 million pounds of food to more than 2.1 million individuals in our community. Read More….