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Here are a selection of blog posts from the Staff members responsible for the Kit-Catalogue project.

The Centre for Engineering and Design Education, Loughborough University, is working with the Jisc to pilot the use of Kit-Catalogue in 10 other UK HEIs. The pilot will take place over a two year period (Aug’14 – Jul’16) with ten institutions. We will explore if Kit-Catalogue can: Make it easier for institutions [...]
Thu, Nov 06, 2014 2:48:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
At the request of many organisations, we can now provide hosting as part of the annual Kit-Catalogue Project Subscription package.  A year’s subscription will provide the following benefits: A hosted Kit-Catalogue installation at http://kc-your-organisation.lboro.ac.uk. (Your local IT Services can help you get a more localised domain name for it, e.g. http://equipment.your-domain.ac.uk.) The [...]
Mon, Jul 15, 2013 4:28:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Making the Best Better – UK Research and Innovation, More efficient and effective for the global economy A new sector report has just been published for the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), Making The Best Better.  It has been produced by Sarah Jackson and contains contributions of effective practice [...]
Mon, May 20, 2013 10:01:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
An issue has been reported where the installation wizard fails to install the database on some MySQL configurations.  The upgrade wizard is not affected. The following update fixes the issue, and also contains a couple of other improvements. You can download the new release here: http://kit-catalogue.lboro.ac.uk/project/software/latest/ IF INSTALLING – Please setup your web [...]
Thu, May 02, 2013 4:03:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
We’re pleased to announce the release of Kit-Catalogue v2.0.1.  Thanks to all those that have contributed ideas and suggestions to this latest version, and to those that made the trip to our User Group meeting last week and made many more suggestions there.  We’ll be posting more information on the [...]
Wed, Apr 24, 2013 1:51:00 PM, Continue reading at the source