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Montgomery House Warrior Run Area Public Library goes live on Koha

Press Release: Montgomery House Warrior Run Area Public Library [February 17, 2012]

Copyright (c) 2012 Montgomery House Warrior Run Area Public Library

Abstract: Montgomery House Warrior Run Area Public Library announced today that it is now live on their installation of the Koha integrated library system and is using it for all collection and patron management services. The library staff worked with local technology volunteers and project managers on system set-up, configuration, and data migration. All bibliographic, item, and patron data was transferred out of its old Winnebago Spectrum system and into Koha. Recent checkout history, fines, holds, and patron messages were also successfully migrated into Koha from its old Spectrum system.


February 17, 2012. Montgomery House Warrior Run Area Public Library announced today that it is now live on their installation of the Koha integrated library system and is using it for all collection and patron management services. The library staff worked with local technology volunteers and project managers on system set-up, configuration, and data migration. All bibliographic, item, and patron data was transferred out of its old Winnebago Spectrum system and into Koha. Recent checkout history, fines, holds, and patron messages were also successfully migrated into Koha from its old Spectrum system.

About Montgomery House Warrior Run Area Public Library

Celebrating 45 years of innovative service to their community in 2012, Montgomery House Warrior Run Area Public Library works to meet the informational, educational, recreational, social, and cultural needs of the area. Located on a quiet residential street in McEwinsville, Pennsylvania the Montgomery House Warrior Run Area Public Library also serves the surrounding communities of Turbotville, Watsontown, Delaware Township and Lewis Township. The success of this library comes solely from the community which it serves. For more information about Montgomery House Warrior Run Area Public Library, please visit: http://www.montgomeryhouselibrary.org

About Koha

Koha is an open-source Integrated Library System (ILS) that was first implemented in 1999. In use worldwide, its development is steered by a rapidly growing community of libraries collaborating to achieve their technology goals. Koha is a true enterprise-class ILS with comprehensive functionality that includes modules for circulation, cataloging, acquisitions, serials, reserves, patron management, branch relationships, and more.

Koha's OPAC, circulation, management and self-checkout interfaces are all based on standards-compliant World Wide Web technologies–XHTML, CSS and Javascript–making Koha a truly platform-independent solution. Koha is distributed under the Free Software General Public License (GPL). For more information about Koha, please visit: http://koha-community.org

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Publication Year:2012
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:February 17, 2012
Publisher:Montgomery House Warrior Run Area Public Library
Company: Montgomery House Warrior Run Area Public Library
Products: Koha
Subject: System announcements -- installations
Record Number:16594
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:2012-02-21 19:07:08