AFI and BibLibre annonce Bokeh, the first 4G documentary portal

AFI OPAC 2.0 becomes Bokeh. First visible result of the merger between AFI and BibLibre, the latter joined the development Bokeh that becomes a community Open Source software.

Bokeh is at the same time:

  • an enriched OPAC through its many connectors,
  • an easy to administer CMS that allow to create complete websites,
  • a content aggregator originating from external sources,
  • a digital library.

It brings together in a single application features from 4 software that make it the first documentary portal 4G.

Bokeh is also evolving functionally with the imminent arrival of new modules:

  •     management activities and booking rooms especially useful for educational research libraries. Users can register online for various activities offered by the library.
  •     federated search,
  •     pre-registration online.

A large number of additional features have been added in the development plan set by the new team that welcomes all contributions.
About AFI

Present in several functional areas , the French Agency Computer made ​​a spectacular breakthrough in the world of software libraries with OPAC 2.0 and AFI- AFI- Nanook . Founded in 1981 , AFI makes a total turnover of more than € 4 million in 2013 ( including 1.5 million Euros in the library sector ) with 60 people.
Provider of software for libraries since 1989 , AFI develops free software since 2004 AFI for the transition to the free license is a philosophical choice . “We are as committed to freedom of dissemination and access to the knowledge open software . AFI is the origin of the initiative of the Charter recovery data FULBI which guarantees each library the ability to export data management software when it wishes . ”
To learn more about AFI:

About BibLibre

BibLibre was the major player in the implementation of Koha in France and Europe. Efforts for the development of Koha has enabled it to become a reference software in major French and European institutions. With this experience , BibLibre wants to invest in the same way on Bokeh to accelerate its development and make this community software reference on the international scene .
BibLibre also seeks to promote other free software : Piwik for statistics and Omeka for managing digital resources.
BibLibre it is also and above all a complete range of services and customized to help you to better control software library management and allow you to focus your efforts on your core business: hosting, migration assistance , training personnel, maintenance and development of distributed software.
To learn more about BibLibre :

To download the press release click here : Bokeh Press release


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *