What we do
We support the Koha Library Management System.
We offer related products and services to advance the mission and business objectives of libraries.
We work in partnership with you to deliver the best customised solution for your needs.
See what services we offer and how we can help.
Services & Solutions
Our committed team of library and information technology professionals provide expert, cost effective solutions that add value to the operations of your library.
CALYX is Australia's longest established provider of open source software solutions for libraries.
CALYX offers a range of solutions to libraries of all types and sizes:
- Koha integrated library management system
- Digital library systems
- Systems integration via SIP2, LDAP, Z39.50, SRU and other open standards.
- Software as a Service - cloud hosting of your Koha or digital library application.
All our product offerings are from open source projects and implement open standards. We guarantee that users receive the freedoms of open source software, even where our services are provided in the cloud.
Open source software projects provide:
- better software
- faster development
- open integration
- future proofing
- usually, lower total cost of ownership.
TO LEARN MORE OR TO DISCUSS YOUR PROJECT, CONTACT CALYX TODAY.
All CALYX hosted clients have been upgraded to Koha version 3.20.06. The upgrade was performed overnight on Wednesday 9 December 2015. Major new features in Koha 3.20 include: Batch record modification; The ability to generate RSS feeds for public lists; Checkout and due date managed to the hour – particularly useful for single day loans; More[…]
Koha News from CALYX Welcome to another update on Koha and your support service from CALYX. Imminent upgrade of Koha to Version 3.20 for hosted clients CALYX is planning to upgrade all hosted clients to Koha Version 3.20.6 on the evening of Wednesday 9 December 2015. As usual, no existing functionality will be lost[…]
The Australian Bureau of Meteorology has implemented Koha as the library management system for the National Meteorological library located in Melbourne. The Bureau is an agency of the Australian government responsible for providing weather services to Australia and the surrounding oceans. The library holds about 20,000 items, serves almost 2,000 employees and keeps records of[…]
Whitecliffe College of Art and Design in Auckland, New Zealand chose CALYX to provide Koha services including installation support and ongoing hosting for the Parkyn Library. Whitecliffe College is an independent art and design school with a proud 30 year history of teaching and innovation. Parkyn library provides support to academic staff and students in[…]
The senior school college in Tarneit, Victoria has chosen Koha hosted by CALYX as the library management system for the new school library. Tarneit Senior College is a new school drawing students in years 10 to 12 from feeder junior colleges in the surrounding district that is experiencing rapid growth. The first year 12 cohort[…]
The Koha Release Team announced a security release on Tuesday 22 June 2015. The release fixed cross scripting vulnerabilities in the OPAC and the Staff Client. All hosted clients of CALYX were upgraded to Koha version 3.18.08 on Thursday 25 June. See our Newsletter for more details.
Koha Security Release and Upgrade Welcome to another update on Koha and your support service from CALYX. Koha Security Release The Koha Release Team announced a security release on Tuesday 23 June 2015. The following versions have been released: Koha 3.14.16 Koha 3.16.12 Koha 3.18.8 Koha 3.20.1 This release contains critical security fixes. It[…]
All CALYX hosted clients have been upgraded to Koha version 3.18.07. The upgrade was performed overnight on Wednesday 10 June 2015. Major new features in Koha 3.18 include: in Acquisitions, vendor records can now store details of multiple contacts and roll-over for non-received orders is provided; in Circulation, support is added for Rotating Collections,[…]
CALYX information essentials has completed converting the OPACs of all hosted clients to the ‘bootstrap’ theme. Bootstrap is a responsive theme first developed for Twitter and adopted into Koha in 2014. The Koha OPAC now adjusts fluidly to the browser viewport size, meaning that a Koha catalogue can now be read comfortably on a smart[…]
Nan Tien Institute of Berkeley NSW has implemented RFID tagging for its library collection and has purchased equipment from 3M for staff workstations, student self-issuing and detection gates. Integrating the 3M equipment with Nan Tien Institute’s Koha version 3.16, hosted by CALYX, was simple, straightforward and inexpensive. CALYX‘ personnel worked with 3M to define[…]
Koha News from CALYX Welcome to another update on Koha and your support service from CALYX. Koha Upgrade to Version 3.18 planned for June CALYX is planning to upgrade all hosted clients to Koha Version 3.18 on the evening of Wednesday 10 June 2015. As usual, no existing functionality will be lost in this[…]
Melbourne Athenaeum, one of the oldest lending libraries in Australia, is a leader in the integration of electronic content into the library catalogue. Recently the team at ‘the Ath’ integrated e-books from Overdrive into their Koha system, which is hosted by CALYX. Athenaeum staff Moyra McAllister and James Baker, liaised with consultants at Overdrive to[…]
To deliver on agreed requirements, on time and on budget, we are committed to four practical values:
We provide accurate, on time, on budget delivery and consistent quality, supported by a culture of full transparency and accountability.
We support a sharing culture of open source technologies, process expertise, innovation and insight from our global network, to continually improve the way we solve our clients’ challenges.
Our solutions improve access and reliability of valuable information for users, and custodians, both online and for the physical collection.
We take seriously our obligation to protect your clients' data. We reflect this commitment in our policies and procedures.