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Version 2022.05.30

Archiving, cataloging, and library management suite.

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BiblioteQ overview

BiblioteQ strives to be a professional archiving, cataloging, and library management suite, utilizing a Qt interface and providing connectivity to PostgreSQL and SQLite. The Open Library, SRU, and Z39.50 protocols are used for retrieving data for books, journals, and magazines. AMD, ARM, Alpha, PowerPC, Sparc64, etc. Completed.

BiblioteQ is free and open library software.
  • ARM architecture support.
  • Administrator roles.
  • Alpha architecture support.
  • Archive important documents.
  • Cataloging of books, dvds, grey literature, journals, magazines, music cds, photograph collections, and video games.
  • Cover images with drag and drop support.
  • Customized displays.
  • Customized item data, pricing information, and currencies.
  • Documentation.
  • Embedded hyperlinks for localized searches of similar items.
  • Exporting of views to CSV files.
  • Files browser.
  • Free and Open Source technology.
  • FreeBSD, Linux, Mac, OS/2, OpenBSD, Windows, etc.
  • Front cover image retrieval via Amazon and Open Library.
  • Importing of books from CSV files.
  • Internationalization (translation) support. BiblioteQ currently supports Arabic, Czech, Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Polish, Portuguese, and Russian.
  • Item file attachments.
  • Item reservation.
  • Listings of overdue items, requested items, and reserved items.
  • MARC21 and UNIMARC record syntaxes.
  • MacOS and Windows install targets: make install.
  • Natively compiled on Alpha, ARM, PowerPC, Sparc64, X86, X86_64.
  • Open Library queries for select items.
  • Optional item reservation histories for patrons.
  • PDF reader via Poppler, where available.
  • Parse local MARC tags. Books, journals, magazines.
  • Patron information.
  • Portable.
  • PostgreSQL accounts with various privileges.
  • PowerPC support.
  • Print support, including previews.
  • Qt 5.x support.
  • Raspberry Pi!
  • Rich search capabilities, including custom SQL queries.
  • Row-level security policies for PostgreSQL.
  • Sparc64 support.
  • Support for multiple SRU and Z39.50 sites.
  • Support for requesting unavailable items.
  • Threaded data retrieval via the standard Z39.50 protocol for books, journals, and magazines.
  • Transactional database queries.
  • True PostgreSQL and SQLite pagination.
  • Uniform functionality across various platforms.
  • Windows portable.

What’s new in version 2022.05.30

Updated on May 31 2022

  • Added alternate_id_1, description, and multivolume_set_isbn fields to all-fields book import.
  • Adding living application links.
  • Basic search (main window) is now exact, per request. The wildcard character is %.
  • Book imports will now create copies upon discovering duplicate ISBNs.
  • Check ISBNs checkbox widget if either ISBN is available; book panel.
  • Corrected export-as-PNG function. A scene's render() function must be provided the scene's bounding rectangle. Thank you meteos77 for the report.
  • Corrected next and previous actions of photograph collections. Problem caused by type() override.
  • Corrected photograph Qt signals.
  • Improved detection of book binding types for MARC queries.
  • Include multi-volume ISBNs in book prints.
  • New book target audience field. Please upgrade your databases.
  • Other book image retrieval.
  • PostgreSQL 10.20.2; Windows.
  • Qt 6.2 LTS is more complete!
  • Remove ampersands from color buttons. Ampersands may be added by environments to denote mnemonics.
  • Removed UNIQUE constraint from multivolume_set_isbn. See March 30, 2022 release notes for SQLite.
  • SQLite 3.38.5; Windows.





57.3 MB



App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • macOS 10.13.0 or later
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