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OOo Label Templates 1.0

Free Opendocument (ODF) label templates are available for downloading from Worldlabel.com. Set-up time is quick and designing and printing labels from these templates is easy. The templates include CD, mailing, vhs tape, sizes for book plates and more. The templates will work on Open Source text editors like Openoffice.org Writer and Kword. US letter and European/Asian a4 sizes available.

Please visit: Label Templates to view the complete collection.

OpenBiblio express cataloging - circulation 300% up

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OpenBiblio with Z39.50 MARC Lookup add-on provided our high school library with express cataloging. In just a few weeks we updated our main collection and circulation increased more than 300%.

In a testimonial (pdf), Mediatheek Marcanti College explains key role of open source ILS OpenBiblio with Z39.50 MARC Lookup add-on.

Supplement with our best practices included:

  • Questions you have to ask yourself before starting
  • How to save time in ordering and preparation for circulation
  • How to save time in cataloging

OpenBiblio 0.5.1 is still beta software.
Check the Roadmap (currently semi-official).
Platform requirements: PHP (YAZ enabled for Lookup add-on), MySQL.

OpenBiblio Release files contain not just scripts needed for using but also:

  • Install script
  • Detail instructions on installing and requirements

Plone

Plone is a "user-friendly and powerful open source Content Management System". If you are trying to find a content management tool, you might want to know more about Plone. Visit this tool at: http://plone.org/

PhpMyLibrary-2.2.1-3

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Download it at PhpMyLibrary Official Website

http://www.phpmylibrary.org

Or at PhpMyLibrary Sourceforge Project Site

http://sourceforge.net/projects/phpmylibrary/

Or At Mirror Sites

Sourceforge PhpMyLibrary Download Mirror

Serials class has been done and workable. The permissions or
librarian management functionalities has also been done. The
settings class is created also making the conf.php obsolete.
The installer functionalities has been updated.

Done:

1. Serials Management
2. Admins/Permissions/Librarians Management
3. Settings Management
4. New Web-based Installer
5. Library settings conf.php removed. Replaced
with db-based configs.

Goal:

1. Recode USMARC/Patron Import/Export Function
2. Modify DB not to store MARC but only tags and values
3. Create Inventory Management
4. Create Reports Management
5. Modify catalog db to store array-based (serialized) values.

Changelog:

View Changelog

Thank you.

Polerio T. Babao III
Core Developer - PhpMyLibrary

Tellico-1.1.5

From fm: "A bug that caused too many temporary image files to be written was fixed. Searching for multiple ISBN values using z39.50 was fixed. A layout bug for paragraphs in the Fancy template was fixed. IBS searches now reverse the author name. "Xbox 360" was added to the Amazon.com game searches. Deleting and re-adding a field by the same name no longer crashes. Default fields are no longer recreated when adding search results. The Spanish translation wasu pdated."

Visit the Tellico site for more info.

ISBN-10 to ISBN-13 new Web Service and Source Code

BooksPrice.com, a book price comparison service, created several unique tools to help libraries, publishers and sellers to prepare for the ISBN change:

  • On line conversion of any number of ISBNs, and ability to save the results to an Office Excel file.
  • A dedicated free unique conversion web service.
  • Free ISBN-10 to ISBN-13 java source code.

    All these services can be found on this page:

    http://www.booksprice.com/ISBN13.jsp

PhpMyLibrary-2.2.1-2

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Download it at PhpMyLibrary Official Website

http://www.phpmylibrary.org

Or at PhpMyLibrary Sourceforge Project Site

http://sourceforge.net/projects/phpmylibrary/

Or At Mirror Sites

Sourceforge PhpMyLibrary Download Mirror

This version has been released for community evaluation and further testing. The remaining task to be done are listed in Goal section. Though this version is still undergoing further enhancement, the codebase is workable. The librarian can already make use of this versions' Holdings Management, Patron Management, and Circulation Management.

Done:

1. Holdings Management
2. Patron Management
3. Circulation Management

Goal:

1. Recode USMARC/Patron Import/Export Function
2. Modify DB not to store MARC but only tags and values
3. Create Admins Management
4. Create Settings Management
5. Create Inventory Management
6. Create Serials Management
7. Create Reports Management

Thank you.

Polerio T. Babao III
Core Developer - PhpMyLibrary

ISBN-10 to ISBN-13 Conversion tool

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ManaSystems (www.manasystems.co.uk) seeks to provide Open Source tools and utilities for the book and library industry.

ManaSystems is initially offering tools to aid ISBN-10 to ISBN-13 conversion. Please see
ISBN Conversion here

SimpleServer v1.01 -- now with SRW/SRU support

Index Data has released version 1.01 of their SimpleServer toolkit for implementing information retrieval servers in Perl, now with support for SRW/SRU.

The built-in CQL parser makes it possible to write a single set of 'glue' routines for your backend database, and have instant support for both Z39.50, SRW, and SRU. Existing SimpleServer-based servers can implement SRW/SRU simply by upgrading to the latest version of the software and adding configuration to determine the mapping of the CQL query language.

Documentation and code is available from Index Data or CPAN.

PhpMyLibrary-2.2.1-1

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Download it at PhpMyLibrary Official Website

http://www.phpmylibrary.org

Or at PhpMyLibrary Sourceforge Project Site

http://sourceforge.net/projects/phpmylibrary/

Or At Mirror Sites

Sourceforge PhpMyLibrary Download Mirror

Done:

1. Advance function, can use AND, OR, NOT, Search Limit, More than 1 keyword search
2. Tags table has been updated. Taken from http://www.loc.gov/marc/bibliographic/
3. Good appearance of summary view and detailed view search results.

Goal:

1. Update Holdings management to facilitate online borrowing
2. Update User Management to comply with Holdings and Cataloging Changes
3. Apply/Use Barcode Id's
4. Update Circulation Management.
5. Update Import/Export Function
6. Modify DB not to store MARC but only tags and values
7. Update tags list.

Thank you.

Polerio T. Babao III
Core Developer - PhpMyLibrary