Library Automation Tools For You
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Welcome  to our collection of:

Library Automation Tools 

The days of spending thousands for software to automate libraries is over!  - Ed Sharpe archivist for SMECC

We are looking forward to automating the reference library here at SMECC, as we run across interesting and useful items we shall post  links to them here to help you with your automation project.

 There are lots of  open source & share/free items and information resources for people that are automated or wish to automate listed on these resource pages.

If there are any you have discovered, that are not listed here and would be of benefit, please drop us a line with the link!

 You can explore these sites for hours!


PhpMyLibrary is a PHP MySQL Library automation application. The program consist of cataloging, circulation, and the webpac module. The program also has an import export feature. The program strictly follows the USMARC standard for adding materials.


To see a great implementation of PhpMyLibrary

Amigos Library Services 28,311 collection. So far the largest online collection that uses PhpMyLibrary


Welcome to the worlds first Free Open Source Library System.



 Made in New Zealand by the Horowhenua Library Trust and Katipo Communications Ltd the Koha system is a full catalogue, opac, circulation
and acquisitions system.




OpenBiblio is an easy to use, open source, automated library system written in PHP containing OPAC, circulation, cataloging, and staff administration functionality. The purpose of this project is to provide a cost effective library automation solution for private collections, clubs, churches, schools, or public libraries.




about oss4lib

Our mission  is to cultivate the collaborative power of open source software engineering to build better and free systems for use in libraries. Toward this end, we maintain a listing of free software and systems designed for libraries (the physical, books-on-shelves kind), and we track news about project updates or related issues of interest.


About Greenstone Digital Library Software

Greenstone is a suite of software for building and distributing digital library collections. It provides a new way of organizing information and publishing it on the Internet or on CD-ROM. Greenstone is produced by the New Zealand Digital Library Project at the University of Waikato, and developed and distributed in cooperation with UNESCO and the Human Info NGO. It is open-source, multilingual software, issued under the terms of the GNU General Public License.
do not know the status on this....


Download the e-smith Linux Server appliance for free!



Powerful Yet Tactfully Helpful Electronic Arranger of Sources

PROJECT: MARC.PM is a Perl 5 module for reading, manipulating, creating and converting Machine Readable Cataloging (MARC) records

[LC WWW/Z39.50 Gateway]


Learn about MARC21



[Cataloguer's Toolbox; since 1995]Queen Elizabeth II Library Home Page


Internet Library for Librarians


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