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Newest Version of Koha Launches
The Koha open source ILS is now on version 16.11. According to the press release, it features numerous bug fixes and 240-plus enhancements, including:
- Added ability to place article requests and document delivery in Koha
- Addition of a patron quick add form for on the fly patron additions
- A new Housebound Readers Module, adding the linking of deliverers, item choosers and homebound patrons
- Additional improvements to Koha’s EDI ordering and invoicing functionality
- Additional improvements to Syndetics and Novelist Select embedded content
- Improved ability to use Elastic as preferred search engine in Koha, adding speed and scalability to Koha’s searching capabilities
- Enhancements to REST API infrastructure, paving the way for Koha to be the most accessible and integrated ILS in the world
- Added ability to place multiple holds per patron per record, allowing for multiple item level holds
For more information, read the press release.
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