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Buecherwurm (engl. bookworm) is a school library system optimised for the German schoolbook system. Most German pupils borrow 5 to 10 books from their school at the beginning of term. Buecherwurm is designed to speed up and simplify the distribution of the books using barcodes. It consists of PHP scripts which work on a MySQL Database in the background. With Buecherwurm and a barcode scanner it is possible to distribute up to 200 books in 10 minutes. Buecherwurm can be used as a standalone system as well as a network based multiuser system.


Download version 0.1 (stable)
released on 1 December 2006



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GPLv2orlaterTed Teah12 December 2006

Leaders and contributors

Christian Hemprich Maintainer

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Software prerequisites

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Required to use Apache PHP MySQL

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 12 December 2006.


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