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 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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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.
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,[…]