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  1. 1. National Library of the Philippines 1st Koha Training for 2013 Free Open Source Software for the Library ● Ryan A. Terrenal ● Information Technology Officer 1
  2. 2. What is Free Open Source Software Free Open-source software (F.O.S.S) is computer software for which the source code and certain other rights normally reserved for copyright holders are provided under a software license that meets the Open Source Definition or that is in the public domain. This permits users to use, change, and improve the software, and to redistribute it in modified or unmodified forms. It is very often developed in a public, collaborative manner.
  3. 3. Popular FOSS Applications Web Browsers: Firefox, Google Chrome Office Apps OpenOffice, LibreOffice Linux Kernel Apache Web Server MySQL Database Server PHP, Perl Calibre ebook managment
  4. 4. NLP Uses FOSS Deployed 100% Free Open Sources Systems Systems Used As Koha ILS Integrated Library System KTree Document Management System Apache Web Server MySQL Database Server Drupal Content Management System DNS, dnsmasq Domain Name Servers Vyatta / Untangle Open-Source Networking / UTM Fedora / Linux Mint / Centos / Debian Server / Desktop Operating System Squid / Varnish Proxy / Web Accelerator OJS / OCS Open Journal System / Open Conference System TClock Time Clock Gimp GNU Image Manipulation Program
  5. 5. WHAT IS • is the first open-source integrated library system (ILS) • first free open source software library automation package • was created in 1999 by Katipo Communications for the Horowhenua Library Trust in New Zealand. • First installation went live in January of 2000. • Its development is steered by a growing community of users collaborating to achieve their technology goals for the library. • Koha is a Maori word meaning “a gift”. Maori is the native or indigenous people of New Zealand and also one of the official languages of New Zealand, English being the other.
  6. 6. BASIC FEATURES OF KOHA • an online public access catalogue (OPAC) of the library's holdings; • a database of library users/members; • issuing books to borrowers and returning books to the collection; • borrower requests for library items;
  7. 7. WHY USE KOHA? 1. Full-featured ILS • In use worldwide in libraries of all sizes • Is a true enterprise-class ILS with comprehensive functionality including basic or advanced options. • includes modules for circulation, cataloging, acquisitions, serials, reserves,patron management, branch relationships, and more...
  8. 8. WHY USE KOHA? Cont.1 2. Dual Database Design • Utilizes the strengths of the two major industry-standard database types [text-based and RDBMS] • Databases used MySQL, PostgreSQL 3. Library Standards Compliant • Is built using library standards and protocols that ensure interoperability between Koha ILS and other systems and technologies, while supporting existing workflows and tools. uses MARC21, Z39.50 transport protocol, SIP1/SIP2 protocol • MARC, MAchine-Readable Cataloging, is a data format and set of related standards used by libraries to encode and share information about books and other material they collect.
  9. 9. WHY USE KOHA? Cont.2 4. Web-based Interfaces • Interfaces are all based on standards-compliant World Wide Web technologies–XHTML, CSS and Javascript–making Koha a truly platform- independent solution. 5. Free / Open Source • Distributed under the open-source General Public License (GPL) 6. 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 source
  10. 10. What are the benefits of Koha • Easy access to information for library staff and users due to effective searching and issuing of items. • Automation of alerts to remind patrons and staff about, for example, overdue items or arrival of new items. • Reduced time of processing of library items, due to MARC and z39.50 compatibility. • Online supervision becomes possible, reducing the line management responsibilities of senior staff. • Library management becomes easier through automated collection of data. • Through the acquisition module budgets can be more effectively managed. • Koha brings together library users and staff, as both can see various aspects of the system and can work together more effectively to achieve each user's goals.
  11. 11. Koha Servers at NLP Internal Koha Servers • Cataloging • Circulation • Copyright • IPS (Information Processing Server) • Public Libraries • Koha 3.4.1 (internal testing & development) Publicly available Koha servers • •
  12. 12. Koha Servers at NLP Public Koha servers • •
  13. 13. Koha Servers @ NLP
  14. 14. Library Catalog Search
  15. 15. Open Public Access Catalog Search
  16. 16. Acquisition Module
  17. 17. Authority List
  18. 18. Catalog Module
  19. 19. Report Module
  20. 20. Cataloging / Librarian Interface
  21. 21. Koha Installation Statistics for IT Division of NLP Type of Library Deployed Installed SUC, Govt Agencies, Academic & Others Total Lib with Koha City 42 9 51 Congressional 2 1 3 Municipal 182 1 183 Provincial 20 2 22 Regional 1 0 1 Total 247 14 32 293 Full list of Koha Installations http://wiki.koha-
  22. 22. Koha Installation Stats for other agencies Government Agency using Koha ILS Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Department of Agriculture (DA) Central Office Main Library National Historical Commision of the Philippines (NHCP) Local Governance Resource Center, Local Government Academy (LGRC-LGA-DILG) Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Central Office Library Department of Budget and Management Library (DBM) Department Of Labor and Employment Library (DOLE) Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP)
  23. 23. Koha Installation Stats for Academe State Universities and Colleges Philippine Normal University (PNU), Manila CARES (Seminary), Baguio City La Salle Antipolo (Rizal) Southville International School Don Mariano Marcos State Universtity, San Fernando Campus (La Union) Riverside College, Bacolod City Asian Institute of Maritime Studies (Pasay City) University of Rizal System, College Libraries Notre Dame of Greater Manila Technological Institute Philippines Bulacan State University, College Libraries (Malolos) Polytechnic University of the Philippines Main Library Taguig City University Library ICCT, Cainta Rizal Eastern Samar State University Library Mindanao State University - Marawi Catholic Major Seminary- Myanmar Vibal Foundation
  24. 24. Map of Public Libraries Koha recipients 2009-2012
  25. 25. Koha Possibile Project • Digital Library Extension • Electronic Resources management • e-Legislative Agenda Information System (pilot project Cavite Provincial Library Resolutions, upcoming Quezon Province)
  26. 26. What are we doing? • Koha ILS Installation • Training on Koha / FOSS • Training on Library Technologies • Migration of Data • Data Conversion to MARC21
  27. 27. What can we DO TOGETHER? • Improve library services with proven technologies • Training on Koha ILS or FOSS for libraries • Educate and disseminate information about FOSS
  28. 28. Nicole Engard, Director of Open Source Education at ByWater Solutions Official Website of National Library of the Philippines ITD deploys 247 Koha servers 2011 National Conference and Training for Librarians Koha FOSS ILS Information Sources
  29. 29. Koha ko, Koha mo, Koha Naten ... Our Catchphrase:
  30. 30. Ryan Terrenal Social Network Google+ LinkedIn Facebook Contact Information
  31. 31. Thank You!