Koha

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Koha

http://koha-community.org
Is an integrated library management system

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

https://koha-community.org/documentation/
"IRC [irc:irc.oftc.net/koha irc:irc.oftc.net/koha] " IRC Help channel
[irc:irc.oftc.net/koha irc:irc.oftc.net/koha]
"IRC [irc:irc.oftc.net/koha irc:irc.oftc.net/koha] " IRC general channel
[irc:irc.oftc.net/koha irc:irc.oftc.net/koha]
"IRC [irc:irc.oftc.net/koha irc:irc.oftc.net/koha] " IRC development channel
[irc:irc.oftc.net/koha irc:irc.oftc.net/koha]


Download

Download version 3.22 (stable)
released on 26 November 2015

Microblog

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

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

VCS Checkout

Categories

Related Projects




Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:GPLv3orlaterJanet Casey25 June 2002



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Koha Maintainers Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
SupportHomepagehttps://koha-community.org/support/
DeveloperSupporthttps://wiki.koha-community.org/
Bug TrackingBug Trackinghttps://bugs.koha-community.org
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://git.koha-community.org/gitweb/
HelpE-mailhttps://koha-community.org/support/koha-mailing-lists/


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to useMySQL
Required to useDBI
Required to useDBD_mysql
Required to usePerl
Required to useApache

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 25 November 2015.



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