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.
30 May 2017

The San Diego County Public Law Library goes live on Koha with ByWater Solutions

Author Name
Nathan Curulla
Translated by
Massoud AlShareef
Date Of Blog
San Diego Law Library, of San Diego, CA, is now live on Koha! ByWater Solutions completed the migration of the library’s four branches, and 150,000 plus holdings from Millennium and is providing ongoing Koha support and hosting services to them.

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