What's New With Open Source (CLA2011)

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Join open source veterans and for the latest developments in Koha and Evergreen. Ben Ide from the University of Hartford will share the latest from Koha 3.2 as well as LibLime's Koha. Ben Shum from Bibliomation will show off the newest enhancements in Evergreen 2.0. Open source evolves quickly, so this update will cover the cutting edge developments as well as planned improvements from the two major open source library systems. If you're thinking about an open source system or just interested in the latest in integrated library systems, this session is a must- see.

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What's New With Open Source (CLA2011)

  1. 1. What’s New With Open Source?<br />Presented by<br />Ben Ide and Ben Shum<br />
  2. 2. KohaOverview<br />Ben Ide, University of Hartford<br />
  3. 3. Introductory Remarks<br />What is Koha?<br />Broad overview of Kohafeatures<br />Academic enhancements in LibLimeKoha<br />Demo<br />
  4. 4. What is Koha?<br />Open source<br />Integrated library system<br />Created in 1999, first installed in 2000<br />Large, international user base<br />DIY or vendor supported<br />
  5. 5. Broad Overview of Features<br />Google-like searching<br />Facets, tagging, connections<br />Static URLs for OPAC and staff interface<br />Patron services: cart, renewal<br />
  6. 6. Broad Overview of More Features<br />All browser-based, no software install<br />Granular permissions<br />Inventory<br />Notices and billing<br />Statistics, SQL-based reporting<br />New features always being developed<br />
  7. 7. Academic Features in LibLimeKoha<br />Tailoring enhancements for academic libraries<br />Course reserves<br />GetItacquisitions<br />‡Biblios cataloging and Open Data Commons<br />Plug-in module<br />http://biblios.net/<br />Coming soon: Browsing, authorities, serials<br />
  8. 8. Demo<br />OPAC<br />http://opac.goodwin.edu/<br />http://hartford.waldo.kohalibrary.com/<br />
  9. 9. Evergreen Overview<br />Ben Shum, Bibliomation<br />
  10. 10. Evergreen Community<br />
  11. 11. Evergreen Releases<br />1.6<br />2.0<br />2.1<br />The Future<br />
  12. 12. 1.6 – Previous Patron Registration<br />
  13. 13. 2.0 – Streamlined Patron Registration<br />
  14. 14. 2.0 – Address Autofill<br />
  15. 15. 2.0 - Delete Patrons<br />
  16. 16. 2.0 – Improved Bills Interface<br />
  17. 17. 2.0 – Amnesty Mode Check-Ins<br />
  18. 18. 2.0 – Calendar Widgets<br />
  19. 19. 2.0 – Item Status Views<br />
  20. 20. 2.0 – Original MARC editor<br />
  21. 21. 2.0 – Flat-Text Editor<br />
  22. 22. 2.0 – Search Catalog Button<br />
  23. 23. Other 2.0 Features<br />Additional Printer Configuration Options<br />More Flexible Library Configuration Options<br />Authority Record Management<br />Acquisitions & Serials<br />
  24. 24. Upcoming 2.1 Features<br />Asset.uri bug fixes, support for multiple 856 $9<br />Patron registration improvements, like adding back the reset password button<br />Further Serials improvements<br />Unified volume/copy wizard<br />Call number affixing (prefix, suffix)<br />Indexing improvements<br />Parallel running of fine generator / hold targeting scripts<br />Self-update for staff clients<br />
  25. 25. The Future<br />Authority Control Sets<br />Improved Vandelay<br />TemplateToolkitOPAC (TT-OPAC)<br />
  26. 26. Q&A<br />
  27. 27. Thanks!<br />

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