Note about ABCD
This site offers historical information on the development of ABCD until version 1.2beta.
For up-to-date information about ABCD development, maintenance and new releases, please, see the following references:
ISIS Users List
ABCD (Automation of Libraries and Documentation Centers, from its name in Spanish and Portuguese) is a multilingual, Open Source, Web application for the management of libraries, containing core library functions such as acquisitions, cataloging, lending and database administration. It also includes an advanced lending module called EmpWeb.
The development of ABCD was promoted and coordinated by BIREME, with the support of VLIR and the collaboration of many people from different institutions and countries .
To access the several installation, configuration and user guides, please click here.
If you have a previous version installed follow the directions here.
To enter the modules, you shall follow the instructions bellow:
ABCD - Administration - http://localhost:9090/
User: abcd Password: adm Rights: System Administrator, Database administrator, Database Operators, Loan administrator
User: abcd Password: dbadm Rights: Database administrator, Database Operators
User: abcd Password: dboper Rights: Database Operators
ABCD - Public site - http://localhost:9090/site/
ABCD - Public site administrator - http://localhost:9090/site/admin
User: adm Password: x Rights: Administrator
User: Databese operator Password: doc Rights: Contents
SeCS-Web - Administrator - http://localhost:9090/secs-web/
User: admsecs Password: admsecs Rights: Administrator
User: edtsecs Password: edtsecs Rights: Editor
EmpWeb- Administrator - http://localhost:8080/empweb/
User: abcd Password: adm Rights: Administrator
ABCD use requires:
- Windows or Linux Apache 2.2.x
- PHP 5.2.x
- Mysql 5.1 or newer (Only for EmpWeb)
- Java 1.5(Only for EmpWeb and Linux)
For further versions and updated information please direct your questions to the ISIS international discussion list.
ABCD 1.0 version (beta) - Release news
Both installers include Apache, PHP and Yaz pre-configured for ABCD.
For access to the installation documents click here.
How to contribute
At http://reddes.bvsaude.org/projects/abcd you will find information about the development schedule and the areas where you can participate/contribute. The site is based on the TRAC tool for version control and includes a wiki for for collaborative documentation. It is integrated with Subversion. Here you can contribute by informing about bugs, sending suggestions and even participate directly in the development work. For rules and other information about TRAC and how to participate, click here .
- ISIS discussion list
Through the ISIS international discussion list you can share your questions, contribute with answers and stay informed about news in ABCD development.