Koha Workshop

 Evaluating Koha
Evaluating Koha

●   Understanding OSS
●   Koha History & Showcase
●   Koha Features
●   Koha Community
●   Hardware & Sof...
Evaluating Koha

 Understanding OSS
OSS or FLOSS
OSS Costs

     ●   Whole Software stack
         is free
     ●   Software Upgrades are
         free
     ●   No restric...
OSS Philosophy

       ●   “carefully crafted by
           individual wizards or
           small bands working in
      ...
OSS Quality
No Vendor Lock-In
Possible OSS Downsides

           ●   Incomplete Testing
           ●   Lack of documentation
           ●   Uneven code ...
OSS - Exercise

●   OSS vs. Commercial Software
Evaluating Koha

History & Showcase
How it all started
Chronology
Koha Users Worldwide
Athens County Public Library
Crawford County Federated System
Stow Munroe Public Library
Rengitikei Libraries
Near East University, Cyprus
Delhi Public Library
Granthalaya
Kerala Government
Koha History & Showcase

●   Q&A
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What is OSS and Koha

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This ppt describes about OSS and give a brief intro of Koha, the Open Source Library Automation Software. Koha is an integrated library system (ILS) and was the first open source ILS. Koha was created in 1999 by Katipo Communications for the Horowhenua in New Zealand. The first installation went live in January of 2000.

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Transcript of "What is OSS and Koha"

  1. 1. Koha Workshop Evaluating Koha
  2. 2. Evaluating Koha ● Understanding OSS ● Koha History & Showcase ● Koha Features ● Koha Community ● Hardware & Software Requirements ● Support Options ● GUI Demonstration
  3. 3. Evaluating Koha Understanding OSS
  4. 4. OSS or FLOSS
  5. 5. OSS Costs ● Whole Software stack is free ● Software Upgrades are free ● No restrictions on no. of users, modules, servers
  6. 6. OSS Philosophy ● “carefully crafted by individual wizards or small bands working in splendid isolation” ● “a great babbling bazaar of differing agendas and approaches”
  7. 7. OSS Quality
  8. 8. No Vendor Lock-In
  9. 9. Possible OSS Downsides ● Incomplete Testing ● Lack of documentation ● Uneven code quality ● Lack of timely & effective support
  10. 10. OSS - Exercise ● OSS vs. Commercial Software
  11. 11. Evaluating Koha History & Showcase
  12. 12. How it all started
  13. 13. Chronology
  14. 14. Koha Users Worldwide
  15. 15. Athens County Public Library
  16. 16. Crawford County Federated System
  17. 17. Stow Munroe Public Library
  18. 18. Rengitikei Libraries
  19. 19. Near East University, Cyprus
  20. 20. Delhi Public Library
  21. 21. Granthalaya
  22. 22. Kerala Government
  23. 23. Koha History & Showcase ● Q&A

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