Collaborate with US

We believe working together to advance Koha improves the quality of library service on a global scale. There are plenty of ways to get involved: join mailing lists, attend meetings, participate in special interest groups, cooperate on bugs and developments, and much more!

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Learn with US

Education is a major focus for koha-US. We want to help you unlock Koha's full potential by providing access to a curated collection of resources including videos, written guides, presentations from past conferences, links out to community documentation, open software suggestions, and more.

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Unite with US

koha-US is a member-driven 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. While much of what we offer is free and open, membership gives you a voice in organizational matters including electing board members, choosing developments to fund, and the location of our annual conference.

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Learn More about Koha Documentation Webinar

Join Jessie Zairo, Marketing and Outreach Coordinator at ByWater Solutions, walk through the process of adding to the Koha Manual.

This webinar is presented through the koha-US Education Committee.

Date: Friday May 15, 2020

Time: 11:30am – 12:30pm EST

Join Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/96081404075

Please click on the link before the presentation, if you can not make it, the session will be recorded and made available on-demand after the event on the koha-US YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzbnGngRlVVUlw_I5AjIxaw.

Presentation Slides

View the slides from the the presentation here. 

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Very Basic jQuery for your Koha System

Join George Williams, Next Search Catalog Coordinator at NEKLS, as he teaches a few jQuery hacks for your Koha System.

This webinar is presented through the koha-US Education Committee.

Date: Thursday May 21, 2020

Time: 10:30am – 11:30am CST

Zoom Login: https://zoom.us/j/96739125951

Please click on the link before the presentation, if you can not make it, the session will be recorded and made available on-demand after the event on the koha-US YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzbnGngRlVVUlw_I5AjIxaw.

Basic SQL for Koha Users Webinar

Join the koha-US Education Committee along with Jason Robb, SEKLS, and Christopher Brannon, Coeur d’Alene Public Library for a Basic SQL for Koha Users Webinar.

Date: Monday, April 6, 2020

Time: 11:30am EST

Join Zoom Meeting
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Meeting ID: 846 217 824

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On Demand

The webinar will be recorded and available on the koha-US youtube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzbnGngRlVVUlw_I5AjIxaw/videos

koha-US 2020 Conference Announcement

The koha-US 2020 Conference will be held in McKinney, Texas from September 22nd-25th (Tuesday-Friday) 2020.

It will be hosted by McKinney Public Library at the McKinney Performing Arts Center (map)

The cost for the conference will by $25.00 for members and $45.00 for non-members.

A call for presentation proposals will go out to the list at the beginning of May, so stay tuned for that e-mail and more information coming soon!

Kohathon 2020

What is Kohathon?

Kohathon is a 15-hour online educational conference hosted by Koha-US. This is a free event, streamed to YouTube and open to all.

See the schedule here: http://koha-us.org/kohathon-2020/

When is Kohathon?

Kohathon will happen on April 23, 2020, starting at 8:00 AM (April 23 @ 13:00 UTC) on the US east coast to 8:00 PM (April 24 @ 4:00 UTC) on the US west coast.

Find out your start time here.

How to watch:

Kohathon will be streamed live on the koha-US YouTube channel with recordings available at a later date.

To be notified when we go live, be sure to subscribe to the koha-US YouTube channel ahead of time at bitly.com/kohausYT.

I have other questions...

Please send additional questions to info@koha-us.org.

2020 membership now open!

Membership is now open for the 2020 calendar year!  Dues for the year remain $25 (US) and afford you a voice in the operation and oversight of koha-US, a discount for 2020 koha-US conference registration, and input into the direction of koha-US funds towards the improvement/enhancement/development of Koha software functionality.

2019 members were sent renewal invitations in December. Both renewing and new members can visit the Become a member page to join or renew membership today!

koha-US shirts, cups, and other accessories

koha-US now has a Threadless shop open for anyone who would like to buy koha-US related goods. You can find t-shirts, sweatshirts, water bottles, coffee cups, and notebooks at kohaus.threadless.com.

Any proceeds from sales at our Threadless shop will help fund the conference and future koha-US developments.