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VuFind 2.0 Released

Press Release: [June 24, 2013]

Copyright (c) 2013 Villanova University

Abstract: Version 2.0 of the VuFind Open Source discovery software has just been released. This stable release, more than two years in the making, marks the production-readiness of the redesigned software.


Villanova, Pennsylvania - June 24, 2013 - Version 2.0 of the VuFind Open Source discovery software has just been released. This stable release, more than two years in the making, marks the production-readiness of the redesigned software.

In addition to the improved architecture and functionality demonstrated by earlier preview releases of 2.0, this version includes a few significant new features:

  • The underlying Solr index has been upgraded to version 4.2.1, which offers many new features and greatly improved memory management.
  • Google Analytics support is now available through a simple configuration setting.
  • Support for new RDA cataloging has been improved.
  • Language auto-detection is now available for international users.

Additionally, several bug fixes and minor improvements have been incorporated.

Questions about the new release or VuFind in general can be directed to Demian Katz, the lead developer of the project at Villanova University.

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Publication Year:2013
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:June 24, 2013
Publisher:Villanova University
Company: Villanova University
Products: VuFind
Subject: Product announcements
Record Number:18080
Last Update:2013-06-24 06:54:04
Date Created:2013-06-24 06:53:06