All Bets Are Off

2 July 2012 marked the 500th edition of The Daily News. Much has changed since the first edition on 21 January 2011 and this is the second in a series of brief posts to mark the occasion. The first post is here. The last 18 months was not just a period of significant change where mobile devices, apps,…

Open Source ILS: Much Bigger Than You Think

By guest blogger Chris Cormack of Catalyst IT. Time and time again I bump into the misconception that free and Open Source ILS like Koha and Evergreen are only for small libraries. While this might have been true for Koha in 1999/2000 it most certainly isn’t in 2012 and hasn’t been for many years now….

Kotui: An Update From Sue Sutherland Regarding Koha

On 29 April 2011, the National Library of New Zealand announced: Vendors selected to develop Kōtui, a new national shared library system Three vendors have been selected to work with Kōtui to develop a shared library system operated by the National Library of New Zealand for subscribing public libraries. The vendors are SirsiDynix, EBSCO Publishing, and…