Intoduction to Koha Technical Services

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  • Intoduction to Koha Technical Services

    1. 1. Koha
Technical
 Services
Management Nicole
C.
Engard nengard@bywatersolu7ons.com
 Director
of
Open
Source
Educa7on,
ByWater
Solu7ons Documenta7on
Manager,
Koha
ILS
Project
    2. 2. Today’s
Program • What
is
a
Koha? • Live
Look: • Tech
Services
SeNngs • Cataloging
a
new
7tle • Adding
items
to
records • Working
w/
Acquisi7ons • SeNng
up
serials • Where
to
find
help • Addi7onal
Resources
    3. 3. What
is
Koha? • Where
did
the
name
Koha
come
 from? • Koha
is
not
an
acronym,
it’s
a
Maori
 word
(spelled
Koha
not
KOHA) • A
Koha
is
a
special
kind
of
giX,
most
 accurately
defined
as
a
giX
with
 expecta7ons • This
is
one
of
the
reasons
why
the
 Koha
ILS
was
licensed
with
the
GPL
 because
of
the
expecta7ons
of
 reciprocity
built
in
to
it
    4. 4. History
of
Koha • Developed
from
1999‐2000
in
NZ
 • HLT
hired
a
development
firm
&
insisted
 that
they
release
the
soXware
as
open
 source • First
US
Public
Library
goes
live
in
2003 • Koha
3.0
released
in
2008 • First
US
KohaCon
in
TX
in
2009 • 10th
Anniversary
&
KohaCon
in
NZ
in
 2010 • More:
koha‐community.org/about/ history/




    5. 5. Let’s
Look http://intranet.bywatersolutions.com/ Username = bywater Password = bywater
    6. 6. Where
to
Find
Koha • Koha
can
be
downloaded
from
the
official
 site:
koha‐community.org/download‐koha/

 • The
code
can
be
found
at
hhp://git.koha‐ community.org
 • The
bug/enhancement
list
can
be
 found
(and
contributed
to)
at:
 bugs.koha‐community.org

    7. 7. Where
to
Find
Help • Koha
Manual:
 • koha‐community.org/documenta7on/
 • Koha
Lists:
 • koha‐community.org/support/koha‐mailing‐lists/
 • Koha
IRC:
 • koha‐community.org/get‐involved/irc/
 • Paid
Support: • koha‐community.org/support/paid‐support/


 • Koha
Wiki:
 • wiki.koha‐community.org


    8. 8. AddiAonal
Resources • Free/Libre
&
OSS
&
Libraries
Bibliography • zotero.org/groups/ freelibre_and_open_source_soXware_and_libraries_ bibliography/items
 • Koha
Newsleher • koha‐community.org/category/koha‐newsleher/
 • Koha
on
Social
Networks • wiki.koha‐community.org/wiki/ Koha_on_Social_Networks
 • Koha
Specific
Zotero
Library • zotero.org/groups/koha/items



    9. 9. Thank
You • Koha
ques7ons
can
be
directed
to: • Koha
Community:
koha‐community.org/support/

 • Me:
nengard@bywatersolu7ons.com • Don’t
miss
other
NEFLIN
&
Koha
 workshops: • neflin.org/registra7on.php


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