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PhpMyLibrary-2.0.3

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Polerio writes: "PhpMyLibrary version 2.0.3 comprises the following major changes. Inventory report output in 3x5 inches catalog format. In addition, it also outputs 8x14 numerous inventory reports. Secondly, the Import Record has been modified to fully support the MARC importing methods. The Maintenance Links has also been added. It facilitates backup/restore process of MARC Records. Finally, the new automatic installation method has been applied. This version is a full-pledged webhosting-friendly application. Visit the site for more info and a live demo."

Brushtail - an open source library intranet

anon writes: "Brushtail is an open source library intranet. Runs on PHP/MySQL. Includes a CMS, events bookings, PC bookings, IT jobsheet, reference database, casual staff listing, hours available noticboard, document uploads and more. Developed specifically for public libraries."

OAI .NET Harvester

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Terry writes: "I've posted an OAI Harvester written in .NET (C#) on Sourceforge. The harvester was designed to work pretty much like the OAI::Harvester perl module by Ed Summers, but was designed in C# so that users building web applications in ASP, ASP.NET or stand-alone clients could utilize the component. Like OAI::Harvester, this component has built-in support for Dublin Core, but can be passed custom handlers for handling different metadata schemas. One of the things on my todo list is to provide a built-in package for MARCXML. While the component is written in C#, the software will run on any platform that has either the MONO 1.0 or .NET 1.1 runtimes (program has been tested on Fedora Core 2, Slackware 10 and Windows XP). On SourceForge, I've included three packages: the component; an example program; the component and the example program in one download. Online documentation is available. The component is being released by myself and Oregon State University Libraries under the general GPL."

Emilda-1.2-beta

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Christoffer writes: "Emilda 1.2 has for the last 6 months been under heavy development, and the result of the hard work of the entire development team is the yesterday released Beta version of Emilda 1.2. We would now like to urge all interested to take part in the testing and evaluation process of the forthcoming stable release of Emilda 1.2. This release of Emilda features amongst others, LDAP integration, completely redesigned configuration system, MARC configuration, Item types, Subject support, redesigned search backend and much, much more."

VDC-1.0 (Stable)

VDC writes: "The Virtual Data Center (VDC) is an OSS digital library system "in a box" for numeric data. VDC provides a complete open-source, digital library system for the management, dissemination, exchange, and citation of virtual collections of quantitative data. The VDC functionality provides everything necessary to maintain and disseminate an individual collection of research studies: including facilities for the storage, archiving, cataloging, translation, and dissemination of each collection. On-line analysis is provided, powered by the R Statistical environment. The system provides extensive support for distributed and federated collections including: location-independent naming of objects, distributed authentication and access control, federated metadata harvesting, remote repository caching, and distributed virtual collections of remote objects. Release 1.0 of the VDC provides RPM's for Redhat 9.0, Fedora 1 Core and Redhat 3 Advance Server. Supported standards and protocols and formats include: DDI, Dublin Core, and MARC for metadata; R,SPSS, SAS,ASCII, and STATA for data ; OAI and Z39.50 for queries; UNF's and Handles for naming/citation."

OpenRequest-1.0.0

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Ian writes: "Open Request 1.0.0 is a pure java toolkit for developers, systems integrators and organisations needing access to ISO ILL and other interlendng protocols in a java (Or other enterprise) environment who do not wish to write their own implementations. This release fixes a number of bugs and adds minor improvements to the 1.0.0 rc1 release. Read more about this release and download the code/binaries at the Developer Site."

JOPAC2-1.0

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Romano writes: "JOpac2 is a open source project we started in 2002. The idea came out because we need a OPAC able to integrate different data sources without data transformation. For this, JOpac2 is written in Java and is build on a class structure that make easy to load data in any ISO2709 format (ISIS, UNIMARC and text-only if you map it on a ISO2709 structure). JOpac2 is currently used by the University of Trieste for two small catalogs: non SBN data from a old ISIS based system and a journal catalog. Now at v.1.0, we are working for a new release and a loan module."

Avanti MicroLCS-1.0 beta 3

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Peter writes: "Avanti MicroLCS version 1.0 beta 3 has been released. This is the first public release of MicroLCS in over a year. Much of the development work during that time has been devoted to refining and improving basic features. New features in Beta 3 include a powerful and flexible boolean search capability, a redesigned user interface that is clean simple and easy to learn and use, a context sensitive help system, and standalone Java clients. Beta 3 is coming close in terms of features to the basic OPAC and cataloging system that the production 1.0 release is expected to be."

OpenSiteSearch-4.2.2

Gerry writes: "OpenSiteSearch is the new Open Source version of OCLC's original java-based web application for building Z39.50 portals (i.e. virtual union catalogues). This project is specifically aimed at the library community."

Vincennes Project Announcement

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Peter writes: "The Vincennes project develops an open Citation Facility Interface, connecting typically an Editor/Word Processor (EWP) and a Reference Manager Application (RMA). Primary purpose is the easy insertion of references (�citation markers�) and creation of bibliographies (�reference lists�), but in particular in connection with the spread of XML encoded documents, it is expected that many other uses will be developed. The projects develops both an interface standard nd a reference implementation. Benefits include an
easy way to get an important feature lacking for years;
it makes free software more attractive; the ability to freely combine two major applications will attract users in particular from academia.
A Discussion Paper introducing the project has been added. Please send comments to vincennes-dev@gna.org.
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