15 Dec 2019

مهلًا، لدينا نحلة!

Author Name
GUEST
Translated by
Dina Hashem
Date Of Blog

Patrick Zinn, Director of Marketing, University Libraries at Texas A&M tells the story behind the creation of the new FOLIO logo.

I wanted to take some time to give everyone in our community some insight into the birth of the new icon and logo for FOLIO. I am going to give you some of the facts and share some perspectives into the birth of the Bee. We know that not everyone loves the bee but ask all to be patient as the talented marketing team rolls out these new identity pieces for FOLIO.

15 Dec 2019

Koha plus FOLIO: a solution for connected library services

Author Name
Chris Cormack and Brendan A. Gallagher
Translated by
Dina Hashem
Date Of Blog

Introduction

Catalyst and Bywater Solutions are both vendors for Koha library management system. We have worked together in the Koha community for 8 years. Both companies support a number of academic libraries (universities, polytechnics, TAFEs, colleges) and are investigating how FOLIO can be of benefit to our customers, with an initial focus on academic libraries.

15 Dec 2019

Welcome Dspace 7 !

Date Of Blog

DSpace 7 brings to DSpace a single, modern user interface and REST API and integrates current technological standards and best practices. This new UI combines with the existing core backend of DSpace 6, resulting in a lean, responsive, next-generation repository.

31 May 2017

Koha 17.05 Released

Author Name
Brendan Gallagher, Koha Community
Translated by
Massoud AlShareef, KnowledgeWare Technologies Est.
Date Of Blog
New features Circulation [14610] Add ability to place article requests in Koha Add ability to place article requests in Koha. Article Requests are somewhat similar to holds, but are not requests for an item to check out. Instead, article requests are requests for a photocopy of a particular section of a book ( most often ). This is very common in academic libraries where researchers may request a copy of a single article found in a journal.
30 May 2017

Let’s Focus On The Unbelievable Importance Of Libraries

Author Name
Jon Westenberg, Medium
Translated by
Dina Hashim, KnowledgeWare Technologies Est.
Date Of Blog
When people talk about de-funding the libraries, they say it’s because Wikipedia makes them redundent. But it’s not true. Sure, Wikipedia has a lot of facts, but interpreting them, learning from them, and understanding their roots requires the deep store of knowledge inside a book.

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