NewGenLib at your service – Version 3.0.4 Release 1 is now ready to serve you

Respected Patron:
Warm Greetings from NewGenLib Open Source Team
We are happy to inform you that Version 3.0.4 Release 1 is now ready for download and use

What’s new in Version 3.0.4 Release 1 (V304 R1)?
The major development in this version is the all new OPAC. The new OPAC has the following additional functionalities compared to its predecessor.

1. The new OPAC is now based on a Java based template engine called Freemarker. Due to this the functioning of the new OPAC is more fast and efficient. All the OPAC pages are now template based
2. You can now design and develop you our themes and look and feel of the OPAC
3. The new OPAC is now more customisable
4. Library 2.0 features are now added: Users can now add their reviews on books, also tag the records and mark records as their favourites.
5. Both Library home page and Network home page are customisable
6. You can now have different search criteria as tabs. For example: One tab for Books and another for journals and so on. Even these tags and search criteria are customisable
7. Union Catalogue search is now more convenient. You can navigate to individual library home pages from network home page
8. Users can now save their queries. Also their searches in the session are saved.
9. Pre-defined portal pages like Contact us and About us
10. Faceted searching now extended to Library (useful when multiple libraries are in the network), Sub location and Shelving location. Faceted searching like in early version is also available for authors, subjects, geographic names and material types
11. Users can now “Request for hold” for items that are available in the library. Earlier this functionality was available only in Android application.
12. Extended My library functionalities

Apart from the new OPAC, the system has bug fixes. The list of these bug fixes are available at

What’s cooking at NGL OSS Development Center?
The development team is now all set for the development of the 3.0.4 Release 2.

What more can I expect from version 3.0.4?
Version 3.0.4 is broke down into 3 major releases. The new OPAC is part of the Release 1.
Version 3.0.4 Release 2 will mainly focus on Acquisitions. The development is already in the process of developing a very user friendly, efficient and completely renovated Acquisitions system
Version 3.0.4 Release 3 will enhance the current serials management system.
All the 3 releases are expected to be delivered in next 5 months.

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Upgrade your older version(3.0.3 U1,U2,U3,U4,U5) of NewGenLib to latest update
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Upgrade your older version(2.X) of NewGenLib to latest update
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We are waiting to serve you
NewGenLib Team is awaiting for your call to help you. Get help from us. There are no obligations and no conditions whatsoever to utilise our free and open source services.
For any assistance in Installation or upgrade contact us at
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We will be looking forward to help you

Rolls of honour
We thank all the librarians using NewGenLib for providing feedbacks, suggestions and recommendations for new features. This update is dedicated to those librarians.

Wishing you a Happy Library Management

NewGenLib Open Source Team
NewGenLib Open Source Support
Verus Solutions


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