Birthday Cake 15 years

Celebrating fifteen years of Koha support in Australia

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[…]

Koha Upgrade

Hosted Clients Upgraded to Koha 17.05.06

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[…]

Private Mental Health Network goes live with Koha

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[…]

Koha Further Security Upgrade Applied

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.

Koha Upgrade to version 16.11.07 completed

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[…]

Kohacon2016 Video Presentations

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: Conference videos: #kohacon16: Chris Cormack’s personal coverage of the event: Table of presentations below: Title[…]

Koha Upgrade to version 3.20.06 completed

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[…]

National Meteorological Library goes live on Koha

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[…]