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Next Generation Catalogs in Europe

This map lists libraries with "next generation catalogs", with a focus on homegrown solutions or libraries that make a special effort in tweaking commercial products.
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Summa
Århus
Århus, Midtjylland, DK
Demo: http://www.statsbiblioteket.dk/search/index.jsp?query=&first_search=true&action=classic

Summa (with link to english information): http://www.statsbiblioteket.dk/summa

Homegrown solution, developed in Java.
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E-LIB
Bremen
Bremen, Bremen, DE
Demo:http://elib.suub.uni-bremen.de/

Based on CiXbase (opensource): http://cixbase.dyndns.org/

Background information: http://elib.suub.uni-bremen.de/frs_projekt_elib.html
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beluga
Hamburg
Hamburg, Hamburg, DE
Demo: http://beluga.sub.uni-hamburg.

Homegrown, based on Solr, written in Perl. Opensource distribution intended.

Weblog (German only:) http://beluga-blog.sub.uni-hamburg.de
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Purple Search
Groningen
Groningen, Gröningen, NL
Demo: http://purplesearch.ub.rug.nl/

Based on MetaLiB by Ex Libris. Background Information: http://purplesearch.ub.rug.nl/help.docs
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X-OPAC
Karlsruhe
Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg, DE
Demo: http://www.ubka.uni-karlsruhe.de/katalog/

Homegrown, written in PHP.

Background information and Download: http://www.xopac.org/
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Suchkiste
Göttingen
Göttingen, Niedersachsen, DE
Prototype: http://finden.nationallizenz.de

Based on Solr and VuFind.

Blog: http://blog.nationallizenz.de
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OpenBib
Köln
Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen, DE
Demo: http://www.openbib.org/

Homegrown, written in Perl. Available at: http://developer.berlios.de/projects/openbib/

Background Information: http://www.openbib.org/

Project blog: http://blog.openbib.org
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Integriertes Bibliotheksportal
Bochum
Bochum, Nordrhein-Westfalen, DE
Background information:
http://portal-trac.ub.rub.de/

No demo available yet. Backend: Solr. Frontend: Touchpoint by OCLC.
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HEIDI
Heidelberg
Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, DE
Demo: http://katalog.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/cgi-bin/search.cgi

Background Information: http://www.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/news/news.php?id=1865
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Library Search Engine (LSE)
Berlin
Berlin, Berlin, DE
Demo: http://waesearch.kobv.de/

Article in Code4Lib: http://journal.code4lib.org/articles/142
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ViBI
Saarbrücken
Saarbrücken, Saarland, DE
Demo: http://vibi.vili.de/vibi/suchen.html
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WebPac University of Huddersfield
Huddersfield
Huddersfield, England, GB
Demo: http://webcat.hud.ac.uk/ipac20/ipac.jsp?profile=cls

Blog: http://www.daveyp.com/blog/

Heavily mashep up version of a SirsiDynix OPAC.
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Talis
Birmingham
Birmingham, England, GB
Vendor for UK & Ireland, http://www.talis.com/index.shtml
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OPACplus
München
München, Bayern, DE
Demo: https://opacplus.bsb-muenchen.de/

Tweaked version of Sisis's InfoGuide.
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Royal Library, Denmark
Kopenhagen
Kopenhagen, Hovedstaden, DK
Demo: http://primo-7.kb.dk

First European installation of Primo (Ex Libris).

Background information:http://www.librarytechnology.org/ltg-displaytext.pl?RC=12558
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Aquabrowser
Amsterdam
Amsterdam, Nord-Holland, NL
Demo: see reference liste of customers: http://www.aquabrowser.com/customers/

Commercial vendor
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SwissBib
Switzerland,, Switzerland
Based on OCLCPica's CBS, Touchpoint and FAST.

Project Wiki: http://www.swissbib.org
/wiki/Welcome

Prototype:
http://www.swissbib.ch/TouchPoint/start.do
Will contain data from 8 separate databases, 17 million records, different interfaces for 12 opacs and 5 federated search portals
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BASE
Bielefeld
Bielefeld, Nordrhein-Westfalen, DE
Demo: http://www.base-search.net/

Metasearch, powered by commercial FAST software.

Background information: http://base.ub.uni-bielefeld.de/de/index.php
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IndexData
Kopenhagen
Kopenhagen, Hovedstaden, DK
Software solutions for indexing bibliographic data: http://www.indexdata.dk/
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OCLC
Leiden
Leiden, Südholland, NL
Vendor for ILS and search solutions like Touchpoint. Various offices in Europe.

http://www.oclc.org
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ExLibris - Primo
Hamburg
Hamburg, Hamburg, DE
Software vendor for ILS and search solutions (Primo):

http://www.exlibrisgroup.com/category/PrimoOverview
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Fast Enterprise Search
Trondheim
Trondheim, Süd-Tröndelag, NO
Software solutions for indexing bibliographic data. Various offices around Europe:

http://www.fastsearch.com/

Demo: BASE, Bielefeld Academic Search Engine:

http://www.base-search.net/
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UniCat
Brüssel
Brüssel, Region Brüssel-Hauptstadt, BE
Union Catalog, based on VuFind. Prototype Stage? No Background information available.

Demo: http://bib52.ulb.ac.be/vufind/
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MedioVis
Konstanz
Konstanz, Baden-Württemberg, DE
Visual Interface for Searching and Exploring Multimedia Libraries

Background information:
http://hci.uni-konstanz.de/index.php?a=research&b=projects&c=15851866
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Wissensportal
Zürich
Zürich, Zürich, CH
Protoype announced for fall 2009.

Backend: Primo, frontend: OSS CMS
Background information:
http://www.ethbib.ethz.ch/projekt/wissensportal.html
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Gateway Bayern
Bayern
Bayern, DE
Demo:http://opac.bib-bvb.de

Uses Fast and InfoGuide.
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zoeken.bibliotheek.be
Very early adaptation of AquaBrowser by governing body of Public Libraries in Flanders (Bibnet). Intensive tweaking involved esp. FRBRisation of data.
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VUFind @ Max-Planck-Gesellschaft
Deutschland
, DE
Demo: http://gwda185.gwdg.de/vufind/

Protoype of VUFind-installation for the consortium of libraries in the Max-Planck Society
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BibLibre
Marseilles
Marseilles, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, FR
Sells services for OSS ILS Koha & Drupal
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Serial Solutions - Summon
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, GB
Summon is a discovery tool from SerialSolutions which is based on Solr. Summon provides an vast index of metadata and fulltext

Information:
http://www.serialssolutions.com/summon/

Prototype at Dartmouth College Library:
http://www.dartmouth.edu/~library/home/find/summon/
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Van Swieten Catalog 2.0
Wien
Wien, Wien, AT
Medical Textbooks and other, partly user-generated content:

http://ub.meduniwien.ac.at/wpopac/welcome

Based on Scriblio: http://about.scriblio.net
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Summon @ Liverpool University
Liverpool, Merseyside
Liverpool, Merseyside, GB
Installation of Summon by Serial Solutions for integrated discovery of library and e-resources:

http://liv.summon.serialssolutions.com/

Case Study:
http://www.serialssolutions.com/assets/publications/Liverpool-Summon-Case-Study.pdf
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ULB Tirol: Suche
Innsbruck
Innsbruck, Tirol, AT
Primo von ExLibris im Einsatz in Innsbruck:

http://search.obvsg.at
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u:search
Wien
Wien, Wien, AT
Installation of Ex Libris's Primo:
http://usearch.univie.ac.at/
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sEURch
Rotterdam
Rotterdam, Südholland, NL
Summon-Installation at the University of Rotterdam:

http://www.eur.nl/ub/english/search/seurch/
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Katalog der Universitätsbibliothek Hamburg-Harburg
Harburg, Hamburg
Hamburg, Hamburg, DE
Based on VuFind, background information in German:

http://www.tub.tu-harburg.de/blog/2010/04/01/die-zukunft-kommt-manchmal-schneller-als-man-denkt/
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Get It
Tilburg
Tilburg, Nordbrabant, NL
Searching metadata and full text (E-Resourses, Repositories) at Tilburg University. Background Information:
http://www.tilburguniversity.nl/services/lis/searchengine.html
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KatalogPlus
Lüneburg
Lüneburg, Niedersachsen, DE
Demo: http://www.leuphana.de/bibliothek/katalogplus/

Based on TouchPoint by OCLC