Koha ILS

2019 New England Koha Summit

Event Date: March 8, 2019

Event Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm

Event Location: Kilton Library

Event Address: 80 Main Street, West Lebanon, NH 03784

Registration: http://bit.ly/NEKOHASUMMIT

What to Expect

The 2019 Summit will take place at the Kilton Library on Friday, March 8, 2019. Join the New England Library Association, ByWater Solutions and other Koha Community Members for a conversation about Koha, what their libraries are doing and what's on the horizon.

The 2019 New England Koha Summit will take place at the Kilton Library, 980 Main Street, West Lebanon, NH 03784, from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm.

Topics will include customer and staff functionality, technical attributes and services. We will also discuss the Koha community and how collaborative developments work with libraries.


9:00 - 9:30 Coffee and Networking

9:30 - 10:00 Opening Remarks (Deb Hoadley, Sandown Public Library & Jessie Zairo, ByWater Solutions)

10:00 - 11:00 Developments - how to search & find; crowdsourcing; Bugzilla (Nick Clemens, ByWater Solutions)

11:00 Break

11:15 - 12:15 Breakouts

  • Working with Reports: Taking a look at customization, JQUERY, and other reports libraries are creating. (Nick Clemens, ByWater Solutions)
  • Acquisitions Overview: Basic setup, with or without EDI (Kelly McElligott & Jessie Zairo, ByWater Solutions)

12:15 - 1:00 Lunch

1:00 - 2:00 Demos

  • What's New in Koha (existing users) (Kelly McElligott, Nick Clemens, ByWater Solutions)
  • What is Koha (new users) &(Jessie Zairo, ByWater Solutions)

2:00 - 3:00 Open Forum: Future of Koha and Q & A (Nick Clemens, Kelly McElligott & Jessie Zairo, ByWater Solutions)

About Koha

Koha is the first open-source Integrated Library System (ILS). In use worldwide, its development is steered by a growing community of libraries collaborating to achieve their technology goals. Koha’s impressive feature set continues to evolve and expand to meet the needs of its user base. It includes modules for circulation, cataloging, acquisitions, serials, reserves, patron management, branch relationships, and more. Learn more at https://koha-community.org/

About the New England Library Association

Officially chartered in 1963, the New England Library Association is a regional organization whose membership represents a wide range of library‑related interests.

Its objectives are to initiate, plan and support regional activities; to encourage the exchange of ideas; and to cooperate with regional and national agencies having related interests. Read more at: http://nelib.org

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