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


Download

Download version 3.16 (stable)
released on 22 May 2014

Microblog

Identica.png https://twitter.com/kohails

http://koha-community.org/support/paid-support/

VCS Checkout

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv3orlaterJanet Casey25 June 2002



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Koha MaintainersMaintainer


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Developer VCS Repository Webview http://git.koha-community.org/gitweb/
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


Software prerequisites

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

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



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