No, the library is open all hours but volunteers just come in 2 hrs a week.
I'm not sure how it could work but if we leave anything plugged in it will
get stolen or struck by lightning. We're in cloud forest.
With koha and open-ils do we have to run the software on a server or do we
just get an account on an existing system? Running a system ourselves might
take a lot for us to figure out.
On 23 September 2011 16:38, Cowles, Esme <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Having a hosted catalog and circ system seems very easy to do. There are
> several open source library systems such as Koha and Evergreen that might
> suit your needs:
> Are there volunteers present the entire time the library is open to
> borrowers? Or are you counting on borrowers having smartphones to complete
> Esme Cowles <[log in to unmask]>
> "I don't need to be forgiven." -- The Who, Baba O'Reilly
> On Sep 23, 2011, at 3:27 PM, rowan eisner wrote:
> > Apologies if this is the wrong forum, but if anyone can point me in the
> > right direction...
> > We have an unstaffed library and can't leave a computer in it. Is there a
> > way to automate
> > 1) with no computer - do circulation and catalog in the cloud. Volunteers
> > bring in laptops to do circulation and clients access catalog with
> > 2) that doesn't cost a fortune
> > Thanks so much
> > Rowan