Worldwide, PC Reservation® stands for the ultimate solution in public computer management. Offering unsurpassed versatility and the most intuitive public interface, PC Reservation is a turnkey solution for every library regardless of size or type.

Small Library Edition available. Fully integrated Print Management and self-service available.

Unreserved, walk up and useIf a PC is available the borrower can just login with their library card and pin and use
Future BookingsAdvanced booking your next session for a future date
Next available PCNo waiting in a queue. Book the next available PC, guaranteed for your use
Staff Managed BookingsStaff have full control over all PCs. Staff can book next available, book a specific PC, block book PCs or areas of PCs
Self Service BookingsWeb Based self service, book a PC in any library branch now or in the future
Block BookingsBook all PCs for use for a training course or school visit. Book a PC Area. Book a recurring reservation e.g. All Adult PCs, every Monday, for 2 hours at 10:00am.
Book Specific PCsBook a specific PC, maybe for disbility access, or a PC with special hardware/software
Simple Interface
Session LengthClear timer countdown with customised warnings of end of session
Integrated Print ManagementSingle login to both PC session and print management. Clear popup dialogue of print costs per print job
Lock my PCUsers can lock their PC session if they need to step away for a period. The session time continues to countdown while PC is locked
User MessagesStaff can send messages to all users or individual PCs
Multi-lingualThe PC Reservation client is delivered with English, French and Spanish as standard with tools to implement other languages as needed.
Settings
Define library areasDifferent session length by area, Express PCs, Long/Short Sessions, very flexible
Fair usageMaximum availability of all PCs, users may use PCs for short sessions between bookings
Holidays, Closed daysDefine holidays and closed days, library hours, session limits, power off PCs after library closing, allow short sessions, define grace period
Terms & ConditionsUsers must accept library rules to start session.
Charge for PC useCharge for PC use by the minute. Allow refunds or not. Deduct payment automatically from deposit account.
Out of serviceMark PCs as out of service to prevent bookings.
AuthenticationLive SIP authentication against LMS. LDAP and borrower import facilities.
Reporting
Standard reportsFull reporting suite, activity by PC, by Area, by day-of-week. Summary statistics, central statistics.
View HistoryStaff can view history of all sessions filtered by user-id, very useful for disputes
No showsReport on no shows, sessions ended early, ended normally, ended by staff etc
Customised reportsFull access to SQL tables for specific customised reports
Advanced
Ban usersDeny users access to sessions by user-id or by library blocks
CustomiseCustomise interface with local branding
AreasDefine different session per area: Reference 1 hour, Express 15 minutes, Standard 1 hour, parameter driven by library
Recurring reservatione.g. Book all PCs or an area for a training class every Monday at 10:00am
Auto power on/offSave staff time by auto power on and auto power off 5 minutes after library closed.
Force log offStaff can end sessions from staff interface on individual PC or all PCs
Self ServiceSelf service bookings, web bookings, book for today or book future session