Modules

Downloads

The following links will take you to the SourceForge download web site to download the latest release. Most users will want the .tar.gz file, but Debian Linux users (including Ubuntu users) may find the .deb package more convenient.

Latest Release

Development Version

Current Development

You can also get the latest 2.x code from our GitHub Repository. Development code is not guaranteed to be 100% stable, but it may contain features not yet available in official releases.

        git clone https://github.com/vufind-org/vufind.git
        
To learn more about Git, see our Git documentation. This is recommended reading if you plan on making significant customizations to the software!

Legacy Development

The VuFind 1.x code is no longer under active development, but it is still available in the SourceForge Subversion Repository. It is not recommended that you use this code, but occasional bug fixes may still be committed for the benefit of users still dependent upon the legacy version.

        svn export svn://svn.code.sf.net/p/vufind/svn/trunk/ /usr/local/vufind
        
To learn more about Subversion, see our Subversion documentation. This is recommended reading if you plan on making significant customizations to the software!

Release Archive

This list contains all previous releases of VuFind:


Releases

Downloads
Visit the download page for the latest version of VuFind.
History
For a chronology of VuFind releases and features, see the change log.
Getting Started
Our documentation will help you get started with installation and upgrading from previous versions.
Help!
Need help? Have a general question? You'll find answers in several forms on the support page.
Falvey Memorial Library


VuFind is developed and maintained by Villanova University's Falvey Memorial Library.

News

VuFind 2.2 Released
January 27, 2014 -

Version 2.2 of the VuFind Open Source discovery software has just been released. This new release adds several new features as well as further improving the stability and flexibility of the software.

Some key additions: new themes using the Bootstrap framework to add responsive design features; expanded faceting functionality, which allows users to filter data in more complex ways; incorporation of schema.org microdata to improve search engine optimization; a tag management module for administrators; and improved authentication options, including CAS support and the ability to allow users to choose from multiple authentication systems.

Additionally, several bug fixes and minor improvements have been incorporated.

The new release may be downloaded at http://vufind.org .

VuFInd 2.1 Released
August 23, 2013 -

Version 2.1 of the VuFind Open Source discovery software has just been released. This enhanced release adds several significant new features to the VuFind 2.0 package released earlier in the year.

Some key additions: flexible and configurable support for combining search results from multiple sources, inspired by Villanova University's multi-column Catalog/Summon search; a new module for indexing websites; and integration with new software and services, including Booksite enhanced content, the Polaris ILS, and the Pazpar2 open source metasearch tool.

Additionally, several bug fixes and minor improvements have been incorporated.

The new release can be downloaded at http://vufind.org .

VuFind 2.0 Released
June 21, 2013 -

Version 2.0 of the VuFind Open Source discovery software has just been released. This stable release, more than two years in the making, marks the production-readiness of the redesigned software.

In addition to the improved architecture and functionality demonstrated by earlier preview releases of 2.0, this version includes a few significant new features: the underlying Solr index has been upgraded to version 4.2.1, which offers many new features and greatly improved memory management; Google Analytics support is now available through a simple configuration setting; support for new RDA cataloging has been improved; and language auto-detection is now available for international users. Additionally, several bug fixes and minor improvements have been incorporated.

The new release can be downloaded at http://vufind.org .