PMB (formerly known as PhpMyBibli) is a French library automation system based on PHP and MySQL.
It is a highly customizable productivity tool.
PMB is designed for medium-sized and large libraries, and can also manage networks of libraries integrated in a collective catalogue. It uses the cataloguing format UNIMARC. The software also incorporates format conversion and importation systems (USMARC and XML, among others).
- Management of authority data (by author, publisher, collection).
- Management of a thesaurus of subject areas.
- Use of the Z39.50 protocol.
- Automation of the DSI.
- Control of serial publications.
- Management of journal summaries and storage.
- System for producing back-up copies.
- Administration of the system. How to parametrize the configuration of the system, manage the system’s users, produce back-up copies, etc.
- Cataloguing. For monographs, serial publications, acquisition of records from the Z39.50 catalogue, creation of lists of records (for novelties, saved searches, etc).
- Authorities. For authors, publishers, collections and classification. Includes the creation of a thesaurus by subject area.
- OPAC which allows readers to carry out a search in the library catalogue.
- Available in English, French, Dutch and other languages.
Developer: PMB Services
License: CeCILL License (GPL compliant)
PMB is written in PHP. Learn PHP with our recommended free books and free tutorials.
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