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Press Release: LibLime [March 13, 2013]

LibLime, a division of PTFS, debuts LibLime Academic Koha 5.2 Date 3/13/2013

North Bethesda, MD, March 13, 2013- LibLime announces the production release of LibLime Academic Koha 5.2.

LibLime Academic Koha 5.2 represents the innovation, ideas, and talents of many professional librarians within the Westchester Academic Library Directors Organization (WALDO) group with whom LibLime enjoys working and with whom we look forward to a continued professional partnership in years to come.

The arrival of Academic Koha 5.2 includes substantial changes to the application, such as:

  • Enhanced search functionality by integrating the Lucene Solr search engine
  • Fully-supported faceted searching in the OPAC and staff search
  • Browse searching of authority files from the OPAC and staff search
  • Local control over relevancy ranking for fixed field data
  • Support for New Title list in the OPAC
  • Real-time index updates for batch imports with Solr

To learn how you can implement LibLime Academic Koha 5.2 in your library email


Westchester Academic Library Directors Organization (WALDO) is a membership organization supporting the procurement & administration of electronic information services for libraries since 1982. Supporting over 900 member libraries, WALDO offers consortial discounts for over 5,000 products and services. For more information, please visit or contact Robert Karen at 866-576-6051 ext. 1 or Other advantages of choosing a LibLime solution through the WALDO consortium include volume discounts, standard contracts, consolidated renewals and invoicing and centralized billing. Participation in the LibLime discounts through WALDO is available to all WALDO full, associate and limited members.

About LibLime - PTFS

LibLime PTFS is the global leader in providing support for the Koha open source ILS. Rather than sell software licenses for static, hard-to-customize software products, the PTFS LibLime Division educates libraries about the benefits of open source, enabling them to make choices about how best to provide their communities and staff with better technology services. The PTFS LibLime Division then facilitates deployment of Koha in libraries by providing outstanding consulting, development, implementation, and support/hosting for libraries of all types and sizes. PTFS is also the developer of the world's leading content management software, ArchivalWare, and specializes in meeting library personnel staffing requirements, digitization, and metadata keying services. For more information, see or or

Summary: LibLime announces the production release of LibLime Academic Koha 5.2. LibLime Academic
Publication Year:2013
Type of Material:Press Release
Date Issued:March 13, 2013
Company: LibLime
Products: Koha
Subject: Product announcements

LTG Bibliography Record number: 17745. Created: 2013-03-13 14:50:28; Last Modified: 2013-03-13 14:51:46.