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Koha is a complete modern Web-based Library Management System.

Koha is the first open-source Integrated Library System (ILS). In use worldwide, its development is steered by a growing community of libraries collaborating to achieve their technology goals. Koha's impressive feature set continues to evolve and expand to meet the needs of its user base.

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What is MyKoha?

MyKoha is Koha plus Catalyst hosting and management.

We take care of:

  • all server equipment and hardware maintenance
  • making sure your Koha is safe and secure
  • making sure your Koha is up to date with the latest new features as they become available
  • making sure you have access to your Koha from anywhere

We can also handle the migration of your catalogue and patron information from the system you use today into a new Koha set aside just for you.

Once set up, you will have your own Koha with its own URL, which will be something like http://your-name-here.mykoha.co.nz/.

We can also arrange it so that your own domain name is used instead of one that ends with mykoha.co.nz.

 

Koha provides support for:

  • acquisitions
  • circulation
  • an OPAC
  • flexible reporting
  • serials
  • A/V holdings, ebooks, DVDs, library-specific holdings types
  • barcode reading
  • barcode printing
  • library user management and card printing
  • easy and powerful searching
  • enhanced catalogue display using content from Amazon, Google, LibraryThing, Open Library, Syndetics
  • mature support for standards such as MARC 21, UNIMARC, z39.50, SRU/SW, SIP2, SIP/NCIP and others
  • downloading MARC records, e.g. from Library of Congress and the National Library of New Zealand via z39.50 searches
  • automated email overdue notices
  • branch relationships
  • a large number of available languages
  • an off-line mode for when Internet access is not available (needs Firefox)
  • and more
  • ...with more features being added constantly