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 globe. Koha is distributed under the gnu gpl version 3 or later. You will then be presented with three download options. To view the manual revision history, please visit our git page. Koha library software the worlds first free and open source library system koha is a fully featured, scalable library management system. Several people have asked for this feature and thanks to the kohacon10 hackfest and the work of reed wade and liz rea we finally have it. Download koha official website of koha library software.
There are often two to three versions of koha being released here during the same period of time. User manual bibliovation library services platform version 6. The name comes from a maori term for a gift or donation. It allow us to difne different parameters for the functioning of koha library branches, item types, the categories of borrowers, the charges taken for the different types. The user interface is very configurable and adaptable and has been translated into many languages. Development is sponsored by libraries of varying types and sizes, volunteers, and support companies worldwide. Key features freeopensource software customizable webbased interfaces full. Export as pdf single or multiple patron cards from within a batch. This manual is licensed under the gnu general public license, version 3 or later.
In addition to the following koha manuals, you can find helpful tutorials and guides on the koha wiki or visit our section of user created documentation. In the category type field choose one of the six main parent categories. Xaviers college, central library has switched from libsys to koha lms software in. Koha is the first free and open source software library automation. Koha is an open source integrated library system ils, used worldwide. As the older manuals are still in use, you can still find instructions on how to generate them on this page, but active work should concentrate on the newer sphinx versions. Trimmed the extra space between the words, deleted all blank lines, removed. Bibliographic data migration from libsys to koha library. After you successfully login you will see koha s main page. Koha is free software and is licensed under the gnu general public license, either version 3 of the license, or at your option any later version. If the 856 field does not have a subfield 3 or y defined, the opac will say click here to. Koha manual documentation download koha koha community. By typing in a word or phrase into the search the catalog tab and pressing the enter key or clicking.
Pdf readable by any standard pdf reader, making labels printable directly on a printer. Engard posted on monday november 8th, 2010 posted in koha news great news everyone, the manual can now be downloaded as a pdf from the documentation page. Koha is webbased ils, with a sql database mysql backend with cataloguing data stored in marc and accessible via z39. The koha administration page figure 3 shows various system parameters.
Retrieved july 15, 2017, from wpcontentuploads2017058ir. Pdf libraries and information centers have been using library automation. Please keep in mind that these manuals are living documents and change on a regular basis. Koha manual in pdf official website of koha library software.787 350 954 87 1306 1287 761 462 986 1227 61 58 1358 911 1344 1381 7 757 114 946 498 1121 643 1397 126 586 701 824 601 1119 179 11 1358 257 1146 159 1283 1222 1224 985 1074 428 727