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OpenRefine (previously Google Refine) is a powerful tool for working with messy data: cleaning it; transforming it from one format into another; and extending it with web services and external data.
Project link: https://openrefine.org/.
ResourceSpace is a digital asset management software. It is a flexible, customizable software. Major features include user management and privacy settings, built-in indexing and searching, version control, and powerful metadata tools.
Project Link: https://www.resourcespace.com/
Projects utilizing this software
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Omeka is an open source web publishing platform for sharing digital collections and creating media-rich online exhibits. The software is highly customizable and supports metadata at various levels.
Project Link: https://omeka.org/
ResCarta is an open source repository for digital image collections, backed by the ResCarta Foundation, whose goal is to create, through collaboration, digital content production standards and open source applications that allow users to access disparate digital collections in a simple, user friendly process, leading to interoperability.
Project Link: http://www.rescarta.org.
Projects utilizing this software
Aspen Discovery is a full-featured Discovery System that integrates with eContent and other third-party providers, giving your patrons comprehensive access to all of your materials in one place. Aspen combines your library catalog with e-content, digital archives, and enrichment from all major third-party providers. It also improves relevancy and ease of use, provides native reading recommendations, displays all formats of titles within one result (FRBR), and much more. Aspen was created to give users an improved experience over other Discovery systems with less impact on library budgets.
Project Link: https://github.com/Aspen-Discovery
MarcEdit is a freeware tool with the capability to integrate with Koha directly. Once a connection is established, users can pull records from Koha, make changes with the wide variety of tools available in MarcEdit, then push the changes back into Koha.
MarcEdit is also a great tool for processing records prior to import. For example, vendor records can be opened and modified in batch to align to local standards, remove unnecessary information, and even generate items with relative ease.
MarcEdit is developed by Terry Reese.
Project Link: https://marcedit.reeset.net/
Libki is a cross-platform PC reservation booking and time management system designed to allow time-limited access to computers on a network. Libki is a full-featured solution which includes cross-platform compatibility, print management, reservations, guest accounts and more.
Libki can directly integrate with Koha via SIP2 to restrict users based blocks and restrictions of their library account.
Project Link: https://libki.org/
SubjectsPlus is a free and open source subject guide and content management software that allows for the creation of research guides, staff lists, database lists, FAQs, suggestion boxes and much more!
Project Link: https://www.subjectsplus.com/
The Library Bookshelves plugin allows you to curate virtual bookshelves. Bookshelves are displayed on your website as customizable Slick carousels, using cover art from and links to your library catalog.
Works great with Koha’s public report capabilities!
Project Link: https://wordpress.org/plugins/library-bookshelves/