What is Koha

Koha is the first free and open source library automation software. It is designed to manage physical collections of items (books, CD's, videos, reference etc). In this software, user interface is very configurable and adaptable and has been translated into many languages. It provides Cataloguing, Searching, Member/Patron management, an acquisition system and Circulation (issues, return and reserves).

Basic Modules of Koha

Why we use Koha

  • Koha has multiple functionality to complete all size Library.
  • Support Linux, Unix, Windows and MAC operating system.
  • Web based OPAC system allows public to search the catalog in all over the world.
  • Full MARC21 and UNIMARC support for professional cataloguing.
  • Enhance catalogue display using contents from Amazon, Google, Library thing etc.
  • Print your own barcodes, spine labels & ID card.
  • Multilingual and multi-user support.
  • Support LOC, UDC &DDC classification.
  • Import catalogue by the power full Z39.50 server.
  • Use power full ZEBRA search engine.
  • Send E-mail & messages for overdue and other notice.
  • Manage online and off line resources with the same tool.
  • Flexible reports generation.
  • No vender lock-in.
  • RFID & BARCODE READER.
  • Flexible to customize according to your library requirements.

 

 

For More Information on koha,Please visit the koha-community at Koha Site