[Koha] Round the World Koha Tour
Tomas Cohen Arazi
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Wed Jul 13 00:45:04 NZST 2016
We'll wait for the next round!
El mar., 12 jul. 2016 a las 9:13, Joann Ransom (<joann.ransom at gmail.com>)
> Hi Faye
> Thank you for your good wishes. I am indeed blessed to be able to undertake
> this trip and yes it is amazing!
> I simply couldn't fit in all the offers of hospitality unless I made it a 6
> month trip. I'm really sorry to have missed so many places particularly
> Africa, the Middle East and South America plus most of the USA.
> Kind regards
> On 13/07/2016 12:02 AM, "Faye Michele Doran" <fdoran at ra.ac.ae> wrote:
> > Joann
> > How absolutely amazing that you are going to 'pound the pavement' to meet
> > up with people & libraries that use (or should use) Koha.
> > You are so fortunate to have an understanding family/work (if indeed you
> > are still working) to allow you this pilgrimage.
> > Regretfully, you will be bypassing the Middle East, but I imagine there
> > are fewer users in this region than other geographic areas. I know it
> > be expensive for every stop you make...
> > Enjoy your travels, and remember, it is the journey, not the destination
> > that you will remember! I'm sure this will be high on your Bucket List!
> > (Just keep an eye out for those Pokeman monsters...!)
> > Hei Kona ra!
> > Faye Doran
> > Rabdan Academy, Abu Dhabi, UAE
> > www.ra.ac.ae
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Koha [mailto:koha-bounces at lists.katipo.co.nz] On Behalf Of Joann
> > Ransom
> > Sent: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 6:21 AM
> > To: koha
> > Subject: [Koha] Round the World Koha Tour
> > I have been overwhelmed by the generosity of the global Koha community
> > and in the space of less than a week we have ourselves a Koha World Tour!
> > The draft itinerary can be seen online here:
> > While it does circumnavigate the world it misses out on huge chunks which
> > will have to wait for another time. I can't, in all conscience, take more
> > than 3 months away from the workforce and will have to get a real job at
> > some point!
> > I have shown the local hosts or contacts for each leg in case people
> > like to help or host.
> > I will have 3 topics that I would love to talk about:
> > 1. The Origins of Koha: why we developed it, why Koha, how it has
> > developed and why it is so jolly special;
> > 2. The Koha Community: this is why its so special :) Will talk about
> > the community works and how to get the best out of belonging;
> > 3. Te Takere: transforming a c1960s library service into a thriving
> > community centre. As leader of this fantastic project it has been a
> > career
> > changing gig and one which has required a whole new approach. With
> > visitor
> > counts rising from 18k a month to over 40k and reported youth crime
> > down
> > 60% after the first year of opening we were doing something right.
> > Once I have firmed up a few more leads and checked the feasibility of
> > from a booking flights point of view I'll post a firm itinerary.
> > Many thanks - and I can't wait to meet you!
> > --
> > Joann Ransom RLIANZA
> > Chief Executive
> > Te Horowhenua Trust.
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