BookWhere System Requirements

  • Microsoft Windows™ 7, Vista, or XP operating system
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer™ version 6.0 or greater
  • 512MB RAM (minimum) with 512MB-1GB RAM recommended
  • 50 MB of disk space (more if you intend to download large numbers of records)
  • Internet connection
  • Open ports for outbound TCP: BookWhere uses the Z39.50 protocol to communicate with its target databases and requires open outbound TCP connections on several ports in order to communicate with the targeted database servers and to send the bibliographic records. Both your computer’s firewall and your network firewall need to allow these outbound TCP connections. BookWhere itself is not a Z39.50 database target. The most frequently used ports are 210, 2100, 2200, 5666, 7090, 9909, and 9991. Other port numbers may also be used.
  • Unicode™ font package required if displaying of non-Latin characters Windows is usually delivered with Lucida Sans Unicode which contains a number of character font faces outside of the common Latin-1 character ranges. Other widely available choices are Arial Unicode MS. A number of commercially available fonts are also an option depending on local requirements.
  • Must be installed by administrator
  • For Windows 7, must be set to run with highest privileges in a task or to run as administrator per instructions

PeopleWhere Client Web Browser Requirements

  • Supported browsers:
    • IE version 8 or greater (must not be running in compatibility mode)
    • Firefox version 4 or greater
    • Google Chrome 11 or greater
  • JavaScript and cookies must be enabled
  • Minimum screen resolution of 1024 x 768

PeopleWhere Hosting Server Requirements

Hardware and OS
  • Windows Server 2008 with IIS installed (Web Edition or better)
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 30 GB Hard Drive
  • IIS 7
  • MySQL 5.0.75
  • MySQL Connector ODBC 5.1
  • Application Request Routing Cache 2.5 – IIS Plugin
  • URL Rewrite 2.0 – IIS Plugin
  • Static IP, with port 80 open through the firewall (for normal http / unsecure web access)
  • Domain name if installed in a shared environment (which requires virtual host)
  • Externally accessible Remote Desktop connection (Port 3389 is open through the firewall)
  • SMTP Server for email

News announcements

New Jersey library adds new BookWhere license
Sparta Public Library in New Jersey purchased their first BookWhere Suite last summer and just added a second suite…
CCLS renews its investment in BookWhere
Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System in New York reaffirms its satisfaction with BookWhere by renewing its…
Richmond Hill Public Library chooses to schedule their staff with PeopleWhere
WebClarity, through its partner Convergent, will be providing this large city north of Toronto a solution that will…

Webinar Events

Overview of Wireless Printing
Tuesday April 29th, 2014
This overview session will review what is meant by wireless printing in relation...
Introduction to BookWhere Suite for Copy Cataloguing - 2 PM Eastern Time
Thursday May 1st, 2014
Welcome to this introduction to BookWhere Suite, where you'll learn how to find great...
Beyond the Basics: Mastering the Rules 12:05 PM
Friday May 2nd, 2014
Want to turbocharge BookWhere? Go beyond selecting by material type or language....