Koha ILS

2019 Utah Koha Summit

Event Details

Location: Westminster College
1840 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84105 Directions

Date: Friday, October 18 2019

Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm

Registration: http://bit.ly/utahkohasummit

Why attend the summit?

The 2019 Utah Koha Summit will take place at the Westminster College Library, on Friday October 18, 2019. Interested in learning more about Koha and what it can do for your library? Then join Westminster College, ByWater Solutions, and other Koha Community Members for a conversation about Koha and how it can benefit your library.

Topics will include advantages of Koha, customer and staff functionality, technical attributes, collection development, 3rd party integrations and lending services. We will also discuss the Koha community and how collaborative developments work.


9:30am: Networking and Refreshments

10:00am: Opening (Adam Brooks, Todd Goately-Seals & Jessica Zairo, ByWater Solutions)

10:15am: The Koha Experience: An Academic Library Perspective (Valerie Burnett, Westminster College)

11:00am: Break

11:15am: The Koha Experience: A Public Library Perspective (Sam Passey & Christopher Davis, Uintah County Library and Daniel Mauchley, Duchesne County Library)

12:00pm: Lunch

12:45pm Tour of Library (optional)

1:00pm: Koha ILS Demo - Track A

1:00pm: How to use Bugzilla / Developments - Track B

1:45pm: Managing a Consortium with Koha (Bob Bennhoff, CLiC and George Williams NEKLS)

2:30pm: Break

2:45pm: Using Koha at the Idaho State Archives (Rachel Hollis, Concordia University School of Law )

3:30pm: Starting a User Group and Q&A

4:00pm: Closing

About ByWater Solutions

ByWater Solutions is a full service, high quality Koha support and implementation company dedicated to providing libraries with a lower cost, more advanced level of support for their ILS than a traditional proprietary solution can offer. ByWater Solutions has a proven track record in first rate Koha implementation and support with library systems of all sizes.

Our highly ranked, comprehensive support is what sets our company apart from any other vendor in the industry. Partnering with ByWater Solutions for Koha support not only lowers the cost of implementing and maintaining an ILS, but more importantly empowers libraries by giving them the flexibility and freedom they deserve. For more information please visit: https:bywatersolutions.com.

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.

Koha’s OPAC, circulation, management and self-checkout interfaces are all based on standards-compliant World Wide Web technologies, HTML5, CSS and Javascript, making Koha a truly platform-independent solution. Koha is distributed under the open-source General Public License (GPL). For more information about Koha, please visit: http://koha-community.org/.

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Jessica Zairo
Marketing & Outreach Coordinator
ByWater Solutions

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