4.2.1 Library is Automated Using Integrated Library Management System


Screen Recording of the Automation Software Used – Koha

 

This video provides the areas of automation done.

Full text searching Powerful searching, and an enhanced catalogue display that can use content from Amazon, Google, LibraryThing, Open Library, and Syndetics, among others.

Library Standards Compliant. Koha is built using library standards and protocols such as MARC 21, UNIMARC, z39.50, SRU/SW, SIP2, SIP/NCIP, ensuring interoperability between Koha and other systems and technologies, while supporting existing workflows and tools.

Web-based Interfaces. Koha’s OPAC, circ, management and self-checkout interfaces are all based on standards-compliant World Wide Web technologies–XHTML, CSS and Javascript–making Koha a truly platform-independent solution.

     

Koha – Screen Recording of the Staff Portal


  • This video describes the features of OPAC, (Users Version)
  • Fully-functioned Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC).
  • OPAC users can carry out searches starting from ten fields (Keyword, Subject, Title, Class, Barcode, author, publisher, etc.).
  • OPAC users who are logged-in members can place reservations on library items.
  • Bibilio basket: Logged-in members can select records from an OPAC search and retrieve them by e-mall, either in human-readable form or in an ISO2709-format file.
  • An ISO2709 file can be processed using bibliographic softwares like End Note.
  • OPAC users can submit suggestions for acquisition. Koha automatically informs the OPAC user (by e-mall) of the action taken on each suggestion