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Catalyst announces the release of the NIWA Koha catalogue

Press Release: [December 17, 2012]

Copyright (c) 2012 Catalyst IT

Abstract: Catalyst announced the release of the NIWA Koha catalogue. NIWA, the NZ National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, and Catalyst, have been working together over the past four months to migrate the NIWA library data from SirsiDynix Symphony, and to implement and configure the open source library management system Koha to NIWA's requirements.


Catalyst is proud to announce the release of the NIWA Koha catalogue:

https://library.niwa.co.nz/

NIWA, the NZ National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, and Catalyst, have been working together over the past 4 months to migrate the NIWA library data from SirsiDynix Symphony, and to implement and configure the open source library management system Koha to NIWA's requirements.

NIWA science and library staff are finding the new web-based system easy to use and the staff have embraced their new system.

NIWA's library manager Charlotte Clements says, "The feedback from science staff has been very positive. The web-based, interactive interface allows users to search across a number of print and online collections, and share resources using social media."

"NIWA are already collaborating with other libraries on developments into Koha, so we are thrilled to have gained another client who understands the benefits of Open Source software, and are receiving those benefits from day one", said Don Christie, Director of Catalyst IT.

Find out more about Koha:

http://koha-community.org/

koha@catalyst.net.nz

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Publication Year:2012
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:December 17, 2012
Publisher:Catalyst IT
Company: Catalyst IT
Products: Koha
Libraries: NZ National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research
Subject: System announcements -- installations
Record Number:17514
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:2012-12-17 16:10:51