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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.
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Koha News from CALYX Welcome to another update on Koha and your support service from CALYX. News from CALYX information essentials May 2017 Welcome to another update on Koha and your support service from CALYX. This newsletter contains information about an imminent upgrade of Koha. Koha 16.11 upgrade imminent All hosted clients will[…]
The Koha Development Team have announced a security release for currently supported versions of Koha. The following Koha versions have been released: 16.11.03 16.05.08 3.22.16 These upgrades provide important fixes for several security vulnerabilities. The releases come with a strong recommendation that if you are running one of these Koha versions you should upgrade as soon[…]
Koha Security Releases and Upgrade Advice Welcome to another update on Koha and your support service from CALYX. Security Releases of Koha Koha developers are continually focused on ensuring your library software is as secure as possible. For currently maintained versions of Koha, new Releases have been made recently. The following releases of Koha[…]
The ‘Public Reports’ feature of Koha is under-documented and under-appreciated. To raise awareness of the feature, Calyx team members Chris Vella and Bob Birchall made a presentation to the Koha-oz User Group Meeting in Melbourne in August. You can access the slides from the presentation below, or in pdf form here. In Koha, making a[…]
Koha News from CALYX Welcome to another update on Koha and your support service from CALYX. Imminent upgrade of Koha to Version 3.22 for hosted clients CALYX is planning to upgrade all hosted clients to Koha Version 3.22.7 on the evening of Thursday 23 June 2016. As usual, no existing functionality will be lost[…]
A really BIG thank you to the Kohacon2016 team in Thessaloniki, Greece for hosting the conference this year and for making the presentation videos available. For your convenience CALYX has prepared a list of useful information below: The programme: http://kohacon2016.lib.auth.gr/?page_id=2417 Conference videos: http://www.livemedia.com/kohacon16 #kohacon16: https://twitter.com/hashtag/kohacon16?f=tweets&vertical=default&src=hash Chris Cormack’s personal coverage of the event: http://blog.bigballofwax.co.nz/ Table of presentations below: Title[…]
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.
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.