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Downloads of v 2021.12.15:


Last Update:

17 Dec 2021

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • textbrowser


books cataloging Z39.50 SRU MARC


This is not the latest version of BiblioteQ available.

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2021.12.15 | Updated: 17 Dec 2021



Downloads of v 2021.12.15:



Software Author(s):

  • textbrowser

BiblioteQ 2021.12.15

This is not the latest version of BiblioteQ available.

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Some Checks Have Failed or Are Not Yet Complete

Not All Tests Have Passed

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


Scan Testing Resulted in Flagged as a Note:

At least one file within this package has greater than 0 detections, but less than 5

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install BiblioteQ, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade BiblioteQ, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall BiblioteQ, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:


This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade biblioteq -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'2021.12.15'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade biblioteq -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'2021.12.15'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install biblioteq
    name: biblioteq
    version: '2021.12.15'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'biblioteq' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '2021.12.15'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller biblioteq
    Name     = "biblioteq"
    Version  = "2021.12.15"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'biblioteq':
  ensure   => '2021.12.15',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.


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Package Approved

This package was approved as a trusted package on 18 Dec 2021.


BiblioteQ strives to be a professional cataloging and library management suite, utilizing a Qt interface and providing connectivity to PostgreSQL and SQLite. The SRU and Z39.50 protocols are used for retrieving data for books, journals, and magazines. The software is available for all major operating systems and should be compatible with any system that supports Qt. BiblioteQ is distributed under a BSD license.

BiblioteQ Summary

  • ARM architecture support.
  • Administrator roles.
  • Alpha architecture support.
  • 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.
  • Embedded hyperlinks for localized searches of similar items.
  • Exporting of views to CSV files.
  • Free and Open Source technology.
  • FreeBSD, Linux, Mac, OS/2, OpenBSD, Windows, etc.
  • Front cover image retrieval via Amazon.
  • Internationalization (translation) support. BiblioteQ currently supports Arabic, Czech, Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, and Russian.
  • Item file attachments.
  • Item reservation.
  • Listings of overdue items, requested items, and reserved items.
  • MARC21 and UNIMARC record syntaxes.
  • Optional item reservation histories for patrons.
  • PDF reader via Poppler, where available.
  • Patron information.
  • PostgreSQL accounts with various privileges.
  • PowerPC support.
  • Print support.
  • Qt 4.8.x and Qt 5.x support.
  • Rich search capabilities, including custom SQL queries.
  • 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.

$programs = [System.Environment]::GetFolderPath("Programs");
Remove-Item "$programs\Biblioteq.lnk" -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue -Force | Out-Null
$packageName   = 'biblioteq' # arbitrary name for the package, used in messages
$url           = '' # download url
$checksum      = '5f047fa8c7ef40f591b005f20ebe2553cf857d9c86a397062dc6c8930dc2541a'
$checksumType  = 'sha256'

$installDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
Install-ChocolateyZipPackage "$packageName" `
  -Url "$url" -Checksum "$checksum" -ChecksumType "$checksumType" `
  -UnzipLocation "$installDir"

$mainExe = ''

# generate ignore and gui for executables
Get-ChildItem -Path $installDir -Filter "*.exe" -Recurse | ForEach-Object {
  $exe = $_.FullName
  if ($_.BaseName.ToLowerInvariant() -eq 'biblioteq') {
    New-Item "${exe}.gui" -Type file -Force | Out-Null
    $mainExe = $exe
  } else {
    New-Item "${exe}.ignore" -Type file -Force | Out-Null

$wd = Split-Path $mainExe -parent
$programs = [System.Environment]::GetFolderPath("Programs")
Install-ChocolateyShortcut -ShortcutFilePath "$programs\BiblioteQ.lnk" `
  -TargetPath "$mainExe" -WorkingDirectory "$wd"

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In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
BiblioteQ 2022.02.30 89 Wednesday, March 2, 2022 Approved
BiblioteQ 2022.01.30 72 Monday, January 31, 2022 Approved
BiblioteQ 2021.12.15 59 Friday, December 17, 2021 Approved
BiblioteQ 2021.10.30 64 Saturday, October 30, 2021 Approved
BiblioteQ 2021.08.08 68 Sunday, September 12, 2021 Approved
BiblioteQ 2021.06.12 84 Monday, June 14, 2021 Approved
BiblioteQ 2021.05.15 60 Monday, May 17, 2021 Approved
BiblioteQ 2021.02.12 81 Wednesday, March 10, 2021 Approved
BiblioteQ 2020.09.09 136 Friday, September 11, 2020 Approved
BiblioteQ 2016.03.03 792 Friday, March 4, 2016 Approved
BiblioteQ 2015.10.28 428 Friday, January 22, 2016 Approved

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