Archive for December, 2011

NewGenLib 3.0.3 Update 3 is now released

December 29, 2011

Dear Patron:

Greetings from NewGenLib Open Source. As promised the NewGenLib Team has now released Update 3 of NewGenLib 3.0.3. This is a part of our commitment to release a new update once in every 6 weeks.

What’s new in this update?
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– New feature: Twitter integration – NewGenLib is now integrated with Twitter. You can send tweets which are published on OPAC home page. System also send direct messages to user’s Twitter accounts.
– New feature: Recording reference material usage – System now records the reference material used. This will help you to identify reference material that are heavily used
– New feature: Users can now define new arrivals period – In OPAC users can now define custom number of days and retrieve new arrivals during that period.
– New feature: In OPAC, if you click on the book cover, the book cover’s image is shown in original dimensions of the image
– New feature: In librarian interface, at the time of “Update holdings”, each barcode’s individual status is now shown
– New feature: In librarian interface, Search Patron screen, each Patron’s membership status as well as their delinquency status is now shown
– New feature: In librarian interface, at the time of importing cataloguing records by default the local tags (9XX) are filtered out. You may remove the filter also
– New feature: Authority data exact search – In librarian interface, in Search Catalog you can now search authority data and retrieve all catalog records related to that authority entry.
– New feature: In librarian interface, Administration->Configure System-> Authority files search. Catalog records count associated with each of the authority entry is now shown. Also you can right click on a particular authority entry and view the associated catalog records.
– Bug fixed: Upload of attachments now works on ports other than 8080
– Bug fixed: Series name index is now fixed
– Bug fixed: Author/Subject/Uniform title browse, see term search is fixed
– Bug fixed: Free text search in OPAC
– Bug fixed: While creating/editing barcodes, vendor names list is now sorted alphabetically
– Bug fixed: Book covers are now visible in other view also in OPAC

How do I upgrade?
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If you are using NewGenLib V 3.0.3 U2, please visit http://www.verussolutions.biz/kb/upgradeTo303U3From303

For upgrade from any other version, please visit http://www.verussolutions.biz/kb/node/27

If you want us to upgrade the system for you, we are at your service. Send us email to support@verussolutions.biz

Wishing you a happy library management

Regards
NewGenLib Open Source Team