[Koha] [Koha-devel] Call for news for the January newsletter
cnighswonger at foundations.edu
Mon Jan 21 16:10:04 NZDT 2013
Nice looking site. Congrats!
On Sun, Jan 20, 2013 at 5:16 PM, Paul <paul.a at aandc.org> wrote:
> At 12:34 PM 1/11/2013 -0800, Daniel Grobani wrote:
>> Dear Koha kommunitarians,
>> I'm harvesting news for this month's newsletter. Please send me by the
>> 20th anything you think your fellow community members might like to know
> Based on our news release, 11 January 2013 <http://navalmarinearchive.**
> Our Library "Online Public Access Catalogue" or OPAC
> We are pleased to announce that our library catalogue is now online at <
> http://opac.**navalmarinearchive.com <http://opac.navalmarinearchive.com>>.
> It currently contains over 20,000 books - all that remains to be done is to
> catalogue the remaining 15,000 books, 250,000 magazines and journals, 2,000
> charts, several hundred paintings and engravings, and all the other
> documents, files and manuscripts at "The Victory."
> Importantly, we are now formally accepted as an international library
> (CaOPIACS) and have access to major libraries for automatic retrieval
> [Z39.50] of their bibliographic records. Reciprocal use of our records by
> other libraries is planned in the near future.
> This online library project has been achieved by an investment of about
> 1,400 hours of volunteer time into designing and implementing the system
> (including limited import of some of our spreadsheets), and continues with
> between 20 and 40 volunteer hours per week in cataloguing. In-house testing
> continues to make progress on the very complex matters surrounding
> efficient cataloguing of our periodicals; we tentatively plan on putting
> these fully on-line by mid-2013, but in the meanwhile all work stations in
> the library have access to this work-in-progress.
> Technically, it involves a new 64-bit web server on our premises with
> enhanced internet connectivity, running a Linux operating system. This has
> allowed us to develop a customized version of the Koha open-source library
> Naval Marine Archive : The Canadian Collection
> "The Victory", 205, Main Street, Picton, Ontario, K0K 2T0, Canada
> Telephone: 1 613 476 1177
> http://navalmarinearchive.com and http://ultramarine.ca
> Canadian Charitable Organization 88721 9921 RR0001
> Maritime heritage and history, preservation and conservation,
> research and education through the written word and the arts.
> <http://NavalMarineArchive.com**> and <http://UltraMarine.ca>
> Koha mailing list http://koha-community.org
> Koha at lists.katipo.co.nz
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