North Bethesda, MD, December 13, 2013- LibLime, a division of PTFS, recently provided a sneak preview of the soon to be released LibLime Academic Koha 5.6 at the Special Library Association's Military Libraries Workshop (MLW) December 9-11 in Huntsville, Alabama.
LibLime Academic Koha 5.6 will include substantial changes to the application, such as a new Discovery Layer with a RESTful API, expanded authority control support for merging authorities, NACO rules for punctuation normalization, and expanded local control over Discovery Layer customizations.
As with earlier releases, all new functionality in LibLime Academic Koha continues to run in the Plack environment for increased performance, using the Solr search engine.
About the Military Libraries Division of SLA
The Military Libraries' Division (DMIL) of SLA was formed sixty years ago in 1953 to unite military librarians. Today, the DMIL includes two hundred members with librarians from various military agencies as well as publishers and vendors that serve military librarians. The DMIL hosts the Military Libraries Workshops annually as a forum for professional development and opportunity to meet other military librarians.
About LibLime - PTFS
LibLime Ė 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 http://liblime.com or http://ptfs.com or http://archivalware.net.