Library Technology Guides

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April 9, 2019

BibLibre Announcing Urungi, Open Source, reporting, dashboard, business intelligence. BibLibre, French company helping libraries adopting Open Source software, one of the oldest contributor to Koha, is happy and proud to announce Urungi. Urungi is a web application for creating dashboards and reports. Based on the concept of “layers”, an organized-non-technical view on your database, Urungi makes the creation of reports and dashboards very easy for a non technical person. [Full Announcement].

June 19, 2018

BibLibre Orex y Biblibre unen fuerzas para ofrecer soluciones opensource avanzadas a grandes instituciones y a redes de bibliotecas. Orex y Biblibre han anunciado en las ‘15 Jornades Catalanes d’ Informació i Documentació’ un acuerdo de colaboración que permitirá a las bibliotecas españolas implementar Koha y Bokeh con la garantía y experiencia técnica de Biblibre y la cercanía y calidad de servicio de Orex Digital [Full Announcement].

September 10, 2015

BibLibre BibLibre et EBSCO signent un partenariat technologique. n nouveau partenariat a été signé entre EBSCO et le fournisseur de services et de logiciels libres français BibLibre. Ce partenariat est une preuve supplémentaire du support d’EBSCO aux logiciels libres qui offrent plus de flexibilité aux bibliothèques. [Full Announcement].

BibLibre BibLibre partners with EBSCO, leading discovery service provider. A new partnership between EBSCO and the French Open Source software and services company, BibLibre, continues EBSCO’s support of Open Source software that offers flexible options to libraries. [Full Announcement].

January 26, 2014

BibLibre AFI and BibLibre are getting closer. AFI and BibLibre announce their strategic alliance to establish of the first European center dedicated to open source software for libraries and documentation centers. [Full Announcement].

January 20, 2014

BibLibre Swedish Institute in Rome chooses BibLibre's Koha support. The Swedish Institute of Rome chose the Open Source Source ILS Koha and the help of BibLibre for its library. The Swedish Institute in Rome is a research institute, subordinate to the Swedish Ministry of Education. BibLibre will handle the migration, the staff training and will provide ongoing Koha support and hosting services. [Full Announcement].

November 27, 2012

BibLibre Partnership between BibLibre and Elidoc for greek libraries. BibLibre and Elidoc announced that they have signed, on October 1st, a partnership to fit the interest of Greek libraries for Open Source software. Elidoc understands the needs of Greek libraries, and BibLibre is a leader in Open Source software for libraries, including Koha, Integrated Library System, and Drupal, Content Management system. [Full Announcement].

October 3, 2012

BibLibre BibLibre contributes the drupal opac module in full project. BibLibre is developing a new OPAC module that enables libraries to integrate their catalog into a Drupal Web site. This Drupal module imports records from the ILS and offers features such as advanced search with faceted navigation, and allows patrons to perform circulation-related activities. The module is intended to work with any ILS through the use of connectors. BibLibre is developing the connector for Koha. Additional connectors can be created through PHP scripts. [Full Announcement].

February 14, 2011

BibLibre Partneship between BibLibre and Catalyst to sponsor development on Koha. BibLibre and Catalyst IT, two significant contributors to the Koha project, announced a partnership to sponsor future work on development of the popular open source library management system. The new arrangement will see BibLibre sponsoring Koha's current Release Manager Chris Cormack so he can dedicate more time to the project. [Full Announcement].

August 31, 2010

BibLibre La médiathèque de la ville de Nîmes est en production avec Koha. Depuis le début Juillet, la médiathèque de la ville de Nîmes est passée sous Koha en ayant migré de Loris. [Full Announcement].

BibLibre Nîmes public libraries now live with Koha. BibLibre announce that at the beginning of July, Nîmes Public Libraries successfully migrated from Loris to Koha and are now live. [Full Announcement].

April 15, 2010

BibLibre BibLibre takes the next step. BibLibre named Philippe Chabanon as its new Chief Executive Officer, replacing Nicolas Morin. BibLibre was founded in Oct. 2007 and, with 3 founders, grew quickly; the company went from 3 to 11 people, had a turnover of a little under 500.000€ in 2009. [Full Announcement].

January 26, 2010

BibLibre BibLibre and Libriotech to provide support for Koha, Evergreen, Open Source Software in Norway. BibLibre and Libriotech announced a partnership to provide support for Koha, Evergreen and other Open Source Software in Norway. The partnership between BibLibre and Libriotech provides a local company to assist Norwegian libraries with Koha and other OSS implementations as well as technical support. [Full Announcement].

September 24, 2008

BibLibre BibLibre announce three French University libraries select Koha. BibLibre announced that three French University libraries have selected Koha for their next ILS. The libraries for the universities of Marseille in France will switch to Koha. They are: Université de Provence, Université Paul Cézanne and Université de la Méditerranée, all in the Marseille area. The libraries will merge their catalogs, currently in a Horizon, Vubismart and Loris system respectively, and switch to Koha. The new catalog will have more than 750.000 items. The libraries have contracted with BibLibre for data migration, support and training on their Koha system. They also contracted with BibLibre to further develop Koha to enhance it's functionalities. [Full Announcement].