BiblioteQ free download for Mac


Version 2021.12.15

Archiving, cataloging, and library management suite.

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 2021.12.15

Updated on Dec 19 2021

Version 2021.12.15:
  • Accession Number query; available from the main window.
  • Allow for the SQL delete statement to be issued for custom queries.
  • Automatically convert ISBN-10 to ISBN-13 during imports.
  • Column-configuration option will be disabled for custom queries as the queries describe the desired columns.
  • Corrected book read-status and custom queries for SQLite.
  • Corrected column-configuration menu. Thank you meteos77.
  • Corrected generation of CSV files from custom queries. Thank you meteos77.
  • Corrected translations. New translation files.
  • Embedded documentation and release notes.
  • Inspect the font created from the global_font setting. If the font cannot be recreated, assign a default font.
  • Introduced the timeout option for YAZ. The actual timeout varies.
  • More complete lists of available database tables in Custom Query.
  • New open-sqlite-database terminal option.
  • Optional main window images and progress dialogs. Please see Other Options.
  • Patron export and import.
  • PostgreSQL 10.19; Windows.
  • Qt 5.12.12 LTS; Windows.
  • Qt 6.2 LTS. One item remaining.
  • Restore and retain Members Browser's geometry.
  • SQLite 3.37; Windows.
  • SQLite database merge.
  • Speedy reservations. New option in Members Browser.




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