A really really
 brief history of Koha

 

Who am I?

  • Kai Tahu, Kati Mamoe, Waitaha
  • BSc Compsci, BA Maths and Māori Studies
  • One of the original Koha developers
  • Working at Catalyst IT
  • Release maintainer for the 3.18.x branch
  • Started in September 1999 as a y2k fix
  • Went live January 3 2000
  • 1.0 released June 2000

What is Koha?

  • 11,656,473 lines of code (including translations)
  • 1000s of features
  • 0ver 5000 installs
  • 50+ support companies

Anthony Mao Lins - By Permission

CC-BY-SA Ramón

Paul Poulain - By Permission

Chris Hammond Thrashor

Koha Gruppo Italiano

Delhi Public Library

Tomas Cohen Arazi - By Permission

Nicole Engard

  • From 4 libraries in the Horowhenua to 10,000+ around the world
  • Automating libraries never before automated
  • Facilitating access to information
  • Providing employment

Koha in 6 mins and 40 seconds

By Chris Cormack

Koha in 6 mins and 40 seconds

A really brief history of Koha

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