Koha Library

Koha, a Māori word meaning “gift” is the world’s first open source library automation system. The Koha Integrated Library System (ILS) was developed by the Horowhenua Library Trust in the year 1999 and released under the GNU General Public License. Koha Library is used worldwide in all range of libraries and has proven to be a true enterprise class ILS with comprehensive functionalities. A Koha Library has individual modules for acquisition, cataloging, circulation & patron management, serial management, Web-OPAC, reporting and administration.

Why Edutech?

• Edutech is a leading provider of library solutions & services.
• An ISO 9001:2008 certified company, with a 25 year successful track record.
• An end-to-end comprehensive solutions provider with 7 offices across India and operations spread across 8 countries.
• Recommended solution has been tried and tested globally.

Our Koha Library Services :

  • Koha Implementation & maintenance
  • Integration with RFID, EM, barcode & ERP systems
  • Migration of legacy data from existing library system to Koha
  • Post-implementation support
  • Functional training
  • Custom Koha development

Key Koha Functionalities

AcquisitionCatalogingCirculation & PatronSerials Management
• Budget with multiple funds • Cataloging as per AACR2 standard • Supports unlimited patron categories • Subscription details with prediction
• Real time update of budget / fund • Create spine and barcode labels • Bulk upload or modification of records and images • Receive single or multiple copies
• Alert on budget limit expenditure • Batch modification and deletion • Manage check-in, checkout, renew, reservation, ILL services • Define frequency patterns
• Order suggested title and give live updates to users • Copy catalogue for any type of item • Blocking of users • Alerts for missing issues
• Claim and track order status • Customized cataloguing (data entry) templates • Offline circulation module • Single window display of complete serial history
• Manage exchange rates, currencies
OPACAdministrationReportStandards Compliant
• Access OPAC on any device • Define role based access • 100+ predefined reports • MARC21
• Basic to advance search with filter • Define categories of items and users • Customized reports for NAAC and AICTE • ISO2709
• See book covers, ToC and Reviews • Define circulation and fine matrix • CSV format for further analysis • Z39.50
• Suggest resources; comments, tagging and star rating • Define SMS and email alert system • Grouping of reports • OAI - PMH
• Create recommended, online reservations and account status • Support multiple library configuration in a single installation • Filter reports based on item, patron categories or branch • UNICODE
• LDAP & Shibboleth