[Koha] Fwd: Welcome to the "Koha" mailing list

Anselm Olweny aolweny at gmail.com
Mon Sep 7 18:43:50 NZST 2009

Dear Members,

With this mail I intend introduce myself to members of this list. I am
Olweny Anselm, a Teaching Assistant at the East African School of
Library and Information Science, Makerere University. In joing this
list I would like to keep abreast with  the development in Koha, share
my experiences where necessary and to be able to obtain help from you
guys where necessary.


Anselm Olweny

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: koha-request at lists.katipo.co.nz
Date: Wed, 02 Sep 2009 22:58:15 +1200
Subject: Welcome to the "Koha" mailing list
To: aolweny at gmail.com

Nau Mai, Haere Mai ki te whanau Koha. Hello and Welcome to the Koha

This is just a brief email to help you make the most of the community,
and the community make the most of you.

The best thing you can do to start is to introduce yourself. A brief
email to this mailing list saying who you are and what you want to do
is a great way to do that.

This is the general discussion list for librarians and others
interested in the Koha FOSS (free & open-source software) LMS/ILS
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Before posting to the list, it's always good to read/search through
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Some other useful sites to keep an eye on are included below:

- Koha project home page <http://koha.org> - Here you will find links
to other Koha websites and announcements of interest to the Koha

- Koha Bugs <http://bugs.koha.org> - Here you will find enhancement
projects as well as bugs

- Koha Developer Wiki <http://wiki.koha.org/doku.php> - information
about the development process and RFCs (Request for Comments)

- Koha Git Repository <http://git.koha.org/> - patches and
enhancements to Koha from the community

- Koha Documentation <http://koha.org/documentation>

We look forward to meeting you and working with you.

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