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Press Release: Villanova University [September 26, 2016]

VuFind 3.1 Released

Villanova, Pennsylvania - September 26, 2016 - Version 3.1 of the VuFind Open Source discovery software has just been released. This minor release adds a significant number of new features and enhancements while maintaining compatibility with version 3.0, released earlier in the year.

Some key additions and changes:

  • Improved and expanded support for geographic searching and map display.
  • Richer facet browsing functionality.
  • A new "asset pipeline" to improve page load times by combining files.
  • Major performance and functionality enhancements to the SolrMarc indexing tool.
  • Logger integration with the Slack messaging service.

Additionally, several bug fixes, new configuration options and minor improvements have been incorporated.

Questions about the new release or VuFind in general can be directed to Demian Katz, the lead developer of the project at Villanova University. The software and its documentation may be found at http://vufind.org.


Summary: Version 3.1 of the VuFind Open Source discovery software has just been released. This minor release adds a significant number of new features and enhancements while maintaining compatibility with version 3.0, released earlier in the year.
Publication Year:2016
Type of Material:Press Release
LanguageEnglish
Date Issued:September 26, 2016
Publisher:Villanova University
Company:
Company: Villanova University
Products: VuFind
Subject: Product announcements
Permalink: https://librarytechnology.org/pr/21907

LTG Bibliography Record number: 21907. Created: 2016-09-26 09:26:54; Last Modified: 2016-09-26 09:28:08.