[Koha] Koha Usage Examples

Nicole Engard nengard at gmail.com
Wed Jan 30 02:06:16 NZDT 2013


I am one of the people who updated you via Twitter (Thanks for touching
base and the quick response!).  I am heading out to a meeting so I can'
give you the whole story, but there is a bibliography that might interest
you: https://www.zotero.org/groups/koha/items you can search for keywords
in the top right and find articles about the different versions of Koha.

The Feminist Library is a library in the UK that is using Koha:

Once again I'm sure those in the UK can give you more examples.

Nicole C. Engard
Documentation Manager

On Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 7:18 AM, Mark Johnson <mark.johnson at it.ox.ac.uk>wrote:

> Hello Koha Community
> My name's Mark Johnson, and I work for OSS Watch at the University of
> Oxford.  Recently, we published a document entitled "Open Source Options
> for Education"[1] which includes a mention of Koha.
> After we announced the document's publication, we received some feedback
> from the Koha community via Twitter that we'd given the wrong link and a
> misleading example of Koha's usage, so I've come here to make sure that we
> can set it right.
> We've not changed the link for Koha to point to koha-community.org, as
> requested by a message on Twitter[2].
> We were also informed that our example of Koha being used at the
> University of the West of England was in fact "LibLime Academic Koha",
> which "is not FOSS, nor has it ever been"[3].  This is obviously a
> misunderstanding on my part.  It was my understanding that LibLime was
> simply a company providing commercial support for the open source Koha
> product.  Am I now correct in believing that it (also?) produces a
> separate, closed-source product called "LibLime Academic Koha"?  Any
> background to this would be very much appreciated.
> Finally, if anyone would be willing to share an example of the open source
> Koha system being used in their educational institution for me to use in
> place of the UWE example, particularly if they are based in the UK, I would
> be very grateful indeed!
> Many Thanks
> Mark Johnson
> [1] http://www.oss-watch.ac.uk/**resources/ossoptionseducation<http://www.oss-watch.ac.uk/resources/ossoptionseducation>
> [2] https://twitter.com/nengard/**status/293088894000451585<https://twitter.com/nengard/status/293088894000451585>
> [3] https://twitter.com/KohaAloha/**status/293313158410534913<https://twitter.com/KohaAloha/status/293313158410534913>
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> Mark Johnson
> Development Manager
> OSS Watch http://oss-watch.ac.uk
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