Koha Security Upgrade Applied

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 Upgrade to version 3.18.07 completed

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,[…]

RFID equipment of 3M Corp integrated with Koha for Nan Tien Institute

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[…]

Melbourne Athenaeum integrates e-book lending from Overdrive into the Koha Catalogue

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[…]

CALYX was at Kohacon14!

Kohacon14 was in Argentina this year. A great video was created explaining the Koha and the community behind it. Take a look below: Our very own Bob Birchall plays a staring role! We will be updating our customers and the Australian Koha User Group about the conference in the near future. We look forward to[…]

Upgrade to Koha 3.14 completed for hosted clients

All hosted clients of CALYX information essentials have been upgraded to Koha version 3.14.6. The upgrade was performed overnight on Tuesday 6 May 2014. Major new features in Koha 3.14 include: – the much anticipated Course Reserves module; – a new OPAC theme (Bootstrap) providing a responsive design that will render well on both desktop[…]

Phoenix Institute Australia implements Koha

Phoenix Institute Australia has been using the Koha library management system since September 2013. The Koha 3.12 system is hosted by CALYX who also provided assistance for system configuration, bibliographic data conversion, import of student data and staff training. The library collection was previously held in Book Collector, an application better suited to smaller collections[…]

Upgrade to Koha 3.12.5 completed

All CALYX’ hosted clients were upgraded to Koha version 3.12.5 on Wednesday 9 October 2013. This is the current stable release version. CALYX has been monitoring the 3.12 version since its release in May this year. There have been no significant issues and we concluded that the current version is stable and robust and ready[…]

Harvest Bible College Live on Koha

Harvest Bible College has adopted the Koha library management system to provide a combined catalogue for its four Australian campuses. The system is being hosted by CALYX information essentials, who also provided configuration, data conversion and training services to assist Harvest in the transition to Koha. Prior to the commencement of the project, Harvest operated[…]