The Roubaix multimedia library chose the Open Source Source ILS Koha and the help of BibLibre for its library. BibLibre will handle the migration, the staff training and will provide ongoing Koha support services. Two specific developments have been ordered by Roubaix, the help of input of patrons adresses and the allocation of persistent identifiers for bibliographic records. The library will also use the standard web services.
Roubaix’s multimedia library
The multimedia library provide to its patrons thousands of books, but also CDs, videos, DVDs and audio books. With the exception of legacy documents, one of the library richness, most of the documents are freely accessibles online after inscription. For more information please visit: http://www.mediathequederoubaix.fr/
BibLibre is a french company integrated in 2007. It’s one of the leader in providing Open Source solutions for libraries. Today, BibLibre help more than 90 libraries, of all size, including 7 french universities, running Koha and other Open Source softwares (Piwik, JasperReports, Omeka,…). For more information please visit: http://www.biblibre.com
Koha is the first free and open source software library automation package (ILS). Development is sponsored by libraries of varying types and sizes, volunteers, and support companies from around the world. Full-featured ILS. In use worldwide in libraries of all sizes, Koha is a true enterprise-class ILS with comprehensive functionality including basic or advanced options. Koha includes modules for circulation, cataloging, acquisitions, serials, reserves, patron management, branch relationships, and more. Free Software / Open Source. Koha is distributed under the Free Software General Public License (GPL) version 3 or later. For more information please visit: http://koha-community.org