Koha vs OPALS

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Who Uses This Software?

ByWater supports libraries of all shapes and sizes including public and academic libraries of all sizes, special academic libraries, law libraries and large consortia.

Most OPALS users are school libraries. Regional educational library systems use OPALS technology to manage their union ILL services. College, public & special libraries also use the system.

Target Customer Size (Users)

1 - 1000+

1 - 1000+

Pricing

Starting Price

Not provided by vendor Not provided by vendor

Free Trial

No Yes

Free Version

Yes Yes

Product Details

Platform

Web/Installed

Mobile

Web/Installed

Mobile

Features

  • Acquisition Management
  • Barcoding/RFID
  • Church Libraries
  • Circulation Management
  • Fee Collection
  • Inventory Management
  • Law Libraries
  • OPAC
  • Periodicals Management
  • Private Libraries
  • Public Libraries
  • Reserve Shelf Management
  • School Libraries
  • Self Check-in/Check-out
  • Serials Management
  • Acquisition Management
  • Barcoding/RFID
  • Church Libraries
  • Circulation Management
  • Fee Collection
  • Inventory Management
  • Law Libraries
  • OPAC
  • Periodicals Management
  • Private Libraries
  • Public Libraries
  • Reserve Shelf Management
  • School Libraries
  • Self Check-in/Check-out
  • Serials Management

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Ratings

Overall


5 / 5
(5)

5 / 5
(5)

Ease of Use


4.5 / 5

5 / 5

Customer Service


5 / 5

5 / 5

Features & Functionality


5 / 5

5 / 5

Value for Money


5 / 5

5 / 5

Training & Support

Support

  • 24/7 (Live Rep)
  • Business Hours
  • Online
  • 24/7 (Live Rep)
  • Business Hours
  • Online

Training

  • check In Person
  • check Live Online
  • check Webinars
  • check Documentation
  • check In Person
  • close Live Online
  • check Webinars
  • check Documentation

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Koha vs OPALS

Koha

by ByWater Solutions

Best For

Who Uses This Software?

ByWater supports libraries of all shapes and sizes including public and academic libraries of all sizes, special academic libraries, law libraries and large consortia.

Most OPALS users are school libraries. Regional educational library systems use OPALS technology to manage their union ILL services. College, public & special libraries also use the system.

Target Customer Size (Users)

1 - 1000+

1 - 1000+

Pricing

Starting Price

Not provided by vendor Not provided by vendor

Free Trial

No Yes

Free Version

Yes Yes

Product Details

Platform

Web/Installed

Mobile

Web/Installed

Mobile

Product Details

  • Acquisition Management
  • Barcoding/RFID
  • Church Libraries
  • Circulation Management
  • Fee Collection
  • Inventory Management
  • Law Libraries
  • OPAC
  • Periodicals Management
  • Private Libraries
  • Public Libraries
  • Reserve Shelf Management
  • School Libraries
  • Self Check-in/Check-out
  • Serials Management
  • Acquisition Management
  • Barcoding/RFID
  • Church Libraries
  • Circulation Management
  • Fee Collection
  • Inventory Management
  • Law Libraries
  • OPAC
  • Periodicals Management
  • Private Libraries
  • Public Libraries
  • Reserve Shelf Management
  • School Libraries
  • Self Check-in/Check-out
  • Serials Management

Ratings

Overall


5 / 5
(5)

5 / 5
(5)

Ease of Use


4.5 / 5

5 / 5

Customer Service


5 / 5

5 / 5

Features & Functionality


5 / 5

5 / 5

Value for Money


5 / 5

5 / 5

Training & Support

Support

  • 24/7 (Live Rep)
  • Business Hours
  • Online
  • 24/7 (Live Rep)
  • Business Hours
  • Online

Training

  • check In Person
  • check Live Online
  • check Webinars
  • check Documentation
  • check In Person
  • close Live Online
  • check Webinars
  • check Documentation

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