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|Short description=Is an integrated Library System
|Full description='Koha' is a full-featured free and open source Integrated Library System (ILS). Developed initially in New Zealand by Katipo Communications Ltd and first deployed in January of 2000 for Horowhenua Library Trust, it is currently maintained by a team of software providers and library technology staff from around the world. In use worldwide in libraries of all sizes, Koha is a true enterprise-class ILS with comprehensive functionality including basic or advanced options. Koha includes modules for circulation, cataloging, acquisitions, serials, reserves, patron management, branch relationships, and more. For a comprehensive overview of features visit the Koha feature map. Dual Database Design. Koha uses a dual database design that utilizes the strengths of the two major industry-standard database types (text-based and RDBMS). This design feature ensures that Koha is scalable enough to meet the transaction load of any library, no matter what the size. Library Standards Compliant. Koha is built using library standards and protocols that ensure interoperability between Koha and other systems and technologies, while supporting existing workflows and tools. Web-based Interfaces. Koha's OPAC, circ, management and self-checkout interfaces are all based on standards-compliant World Wide Web technologies--XHTML, CSS and Javascript--making Koha a truly platform-independent solution.
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|Full description=Koha is the first free software library automation package. In use worldwide, its development is steered by a growing community of users collaborating to achieve their technology goals. Koha’s feature set continues to evolve and expand to meet the needs of its user base.
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|Status=Live
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Full-featured ILS. In use worldwide in libraries of all sizes, Koha is a true enterprise-class ILS with comprehensive functionality including basic or advanced options. Koha includes modules for circulation, cataloging, acquisitions, serials, reserves, patron management, branch relationships, and more.
|Component programs=
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Full text searching Koha uses an RDBMS coupled with an external search engine to provide powerful searching that is truly scalable
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Library Standards Compliant. Koha is built using library standards and protocols that ensure interoperability between Koha and other systems and technologies, while supporting existing workflows and tools.
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Web-based Interfaces. Koha’s OPAC, circ, management and self-checkout interfaces are all based on standards-compliant World Wide Web technologies–XHTML, CSS and Javascript–making Koha a truly platform-independent solution.
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Free Software / Open Source. Koha is distributed under the Free Software General Public License (GPL) version 2 or later.
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No Vendor Lock-in. It is an important part of the free software promise that there is no vendor lock-in: libraries are free to install and use Koha themselves if the have the in-house expertise or to purchase support or development services from the best available sources. Libraries should be free to change support company and export their data at any time, make sure your support company allows this.
 
|Homepage URL=http://koha-community.org
 
|Homepage URL=http://koha-community.org
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|Is GNU=No
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|User level=advanced
 
|VCS checkout command=:pserver:anonymous@cvs.savannah.nongnu.org:/sources/koha
 
|VCS checkout command=:pserver:anonymous@cvs.savannah.nongnu.org:/sources/koha
 
|Computer languages=Perl
 
|Computer languages=Perl
 
|Documentation note=http://koha-community.org/documentation/
 
|Documentation note=http://koha-community.org/documentation/
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|IRC help=irc://irc.oftc.net/koha
|IRC help=irc://irc.katipo.co.nz/koha
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|IRC development=irc://irc.oftc.net/koha
|IRC general=
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|IRC development=irc://irc.katipo.co.nz/koha
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|Related projects=EPrints,Evergreen,Keystone,MARC_Perl,MyLibrary,emilda
 
|Related projects=EPrints,Evergreen,Keystone,MARC_Perl,MyLibrary,emilda
 
|Keywords=library,koha,MARC,Z39.50,catalogue,reading,readers
 
|Keywords=library,koha,MARC,Z39.50,catalogue,reading,readers
|Is GNU=n
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|Version identifier=3.8.2
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|Version date=2012/06/21
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|Version status=stable
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|Version download=http://download.koha-community.org/koha-3.8.2.tar.gz
 
|Last review by=Janet Casey
 
|Last review by=Janet Casey
 
|Last review date=2010-04-22
 
|Last review date=2010-04-22
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
|Version identifier=2.2.7
 
|Version date=2006-11-23
 
|Version status=stable
 
|Version download=http://download.savannah.nongnu.org/releases/koha/koha-2.2.7.tar.gz
 
 
|License verified date=2002-06-25
 
|License verified date=2002-06-25
|Version comment=2.2.7 stable released 2006-11-23
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|License verified by=Janet Casey
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|License verified date=2002-06-25
 
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{{Person
 
{{Person
|Role=Maintainer
 
 
|Real name=Koha Maintainers
 
|Real name=Koha Maintainers
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|Resource URL=http://koha-community.org/about/release-teams/
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{{Resource
 
{{Resource
 
|Resource audience=Developer
 
|Resource audience=Developer
 
|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
 
|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
|Resource URL=http://git.koha.org/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi?p=Koha;a=summary
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|Resource URL=http://git.koha-community.org/gitweb/
 
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|Resource audience=Help
 
|Resource audience=Help
 
|Resource kind=E-mail
 
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|Resource audience=Bug Tracking
 
|Resource audience=Bug Tracking
 
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|Use=education
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Revision as of 03:02, 30 June 2012

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Koha

http://koha-community.org
Koha is the first free software library automation package. In use worldwide, its development is steered by a growing community of users collaborating to achieve their technology goals. Koha’s feature set continues to evolve and expand to meet the needs of its user base.

Full-featured ILS. In use worldwide in libraries of all sizes, Koha is a true enterprise-class ILS with comprehensive functionality including basic or advanced options. Koha includes modules for circulation, cataloging, acquisitions, serials, reserves, patron management, branch relationships, and more.

Full text searching Koha uses an RDBMS coupled with an external search engine to provide powerful searching that is truly scalable

Library Standards Compliant. Koha is built using library standards and protocols that ensure interoperability between Koha and other systems and technologies, while supporting existing workflows and tools.

Web-based Interfaces. Koha’s OPAC, circ, management and self-checkout interfaces are all based on standards-compliant World Wide Web technologies–XHTML, CSS and Javascript–making Koha a truly platform-independent solution.

Free Software / Open Source. Koha is distributed under the Free Software General Public License (GPL) version 3 or later.

No Vendor Lock-in. It is an important part of the free software promise that there is no vendor lock-in: libraries are free to install and use Koha themselves if the have the in-house expertise or to purchase support or development services from the best available sources. Libraries should be free to change support company and export their data at any time, make sure your support company allows this.

Documentation

http://koha-community.org/documentation/

"IRC irc://irc.oftc.net/koha " IRC Help channel
irc://irc.oftc.net/koha
"IRC irc://irc.oftc.net/koha " IRC development channel
irc://irc.oftc.net/koha

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Download

Download External-link-icon.png version 3.14.2 (stable)
released on 23 January 2014

Microblog

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VCS Checkout

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlater with exceptionJanet Casey25 June 2002



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Koha MaintainersMaintainer


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Help E-mail http://koha-community.org/support/koha-mailing-lists/
Support Homepage http://koha-community.org/support/
Developer Homepage wiki.koha-community.org
Bug Tracking Bug Tracking bugs.koha-community.org
Developer VCS Repository Webview http://git.koha-community.org/gitweb/


Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use Apache
Required to use MySQL
Required to use DBI
Required to use Set_Scalar
Required to use DBD_mysql
Required to use Perl
Weak prerequisite AuthenDBI (for database-based authentication)

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 22 April 2010.



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