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VuFind is an open source discovery environment for searching a collection of records. To learn more, visit


See our online installation documentation for step-by-step instructions for installing from packaged releases to popular platforms.

VuFind's packaged releases have all dependencies included. If you are installing directly from a Git checkout, you will need to load these dependencies manually using the Composer tool by running composer install from the VuFind home directory.

Documentation and Support

The VuFind community maintains a detailed wiki containing information on using and customizing the software. The VuFind website also lists sources of community and commercial support.


See our developers handbook for more information.