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Mysore University adopts Koha

Press Release: OSS Labs [June 14, 2011]

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Abstract: An expert committee consisting of senior library professionals and teaching faculty of University of Mysore University recommended the adoption of Koha, an open source integrated library management system for automating libraries under University of Mysore including Main Library and libraries of Constituent Colleges, Institutions, PG Centers and Departments.


Sun, 06/12/2011. This was an announcement by Dr. Goudar, Visiting Professor and Library Advisor at the Mysore University Library.

"After an extensive survey and analysis, an Expert Committee consisting of senior library professionals and teaching faculty of University of Mysore recommended the adoption of Koha, an open source integrated library management system for automating libraries under University of Mysore including Main Library and libraries of Constituent Colleges (5), Institutions (13), PG Centers (3) and Departments (37)."

At this time over 125,000 records have been converted from legacy systems and loaded on Koha. Cataloging of the rest of the collection is in full swing, circulation is expected to start in the next few weeks.

Koha is hosted on Amazon EC2 platform, this too is something new in the Indian Library market place.

The OPAC is available here: http://libcat.mysore-univ.org

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Publication Year:2011
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:June 14, 2011
Publisher:OSS Labs
Company: OSS Labs
Products: Koha
Libraries: Mysore University
Subject: System announcements -- selection
Record Number:15786
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:2011-06-15 20:27:18