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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.
CALYX information essentials is proudly celebrating fifteen years of service to users of the Koha integrated library system. Over this period assistance has been provided with almost 100 Koha installations, over a thousand hours of training and in the resolution of thousands of support request tickets. CALYX now serves customers from Fiji to the Kimberley[…]
Welcome to another update on Koha and your support service from CALYX. Koha 17.05 upgrade imminent All hosted clients will be upgraded to Koha version 17.05.06 next Wednesday evening, 13 December 2017 (next week, not this week). This upgrade will add new features to Koha which librarians will be able to utilise according to your[…]
All clients hosted by CALYX have been upgraded to Koha version 17.05.06. The upgrade was performed overnight on Wednesday 13 December 2017. Clients now have additional features available whilst losing none of their settings or the functionality they enjoyed prior to the upgrade. The highlight of the Koha 17.05 release, in our opinion, is the[…]
The Private Mental Health Consumer Carer Network (Australia) has gone live with a fully online digital library of resources for mental health care professionals and consumers. The library provides a highly curated collection for a field where updates to knowledge are frequent and significant, both for consumers and care professionals. The collection consists entirely of[…]
The Koha release team has announced a security release. The following Koha versions were released on 29 August: Koha 17.05.03 Koha 16.11.11 Koha 16.05.16 These releases contain patches to correct a number of cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities. All CALYX hosted clients have been upgraded to Koha version 16.11.11. The upgrade was performed late on[…]
The Koha Release Team announced a security release on Tuesday 29 August 2017. The release fixed cross-site scripting vulnerabilities.. Releases were made for all currently supported versions of Koha: 16.05, 16.11 and 17.05. All hosted clients of CALYX were upgraded to Koha version 16.11.11 on Sunday 3 September 2017. See our Newsletter for more details.
St Luke’s Grammar School has implemented the popular Koha integrated library system to serve the libraries of its two campuses. St Luke’s is a Pre-K to 12 Anglican College situated at Dee Why and Bayview on Sydney’s Northern Beaches. In looking for a new ILS to serve both campuses, the school particularly sought a strong[…]
All CALYX hosted clients have been upgraded to Koha version 16.11.07. The upgrade was performed overnight on Thursday 18 May 2017. Major new features in Koha 16.11 include: an Article Requests module; a Housebound Readers module; new Patron Quick Add form; Allow a Patron to Place Multiple Reserves on a Record (e.g. reserve more than[…]
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[…]
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.