Special interest groups bring together users with a shared interest or focus on a certain aspects of Koha. These groups are a great way to learn something new on a topic, hash out a workflow, or collaborate on developments.
koha-US is happy to offer mailing lists and online meeting space for those interested in participating in special interest groups.
To join an interest group, click “Join” to sign up for their mailing list and watch for meeting announcements.
Group leader(s): Rhonda Kuiper
Module Focus: Acquisitions
Meetings: 3rd Tuesday of the month @ 9:00 am PT / Noon ET / 17:00 UTC
Group leader(s): Heather Hernandez
Module Focus: Cataloging
Meetings: 1st Thursday of the month @ 8:00 am PT / 11:00 am ET / 15:00 UTC
Group leader(s): Daniel Gaghan
Module Focus: Online Patron Access Catalog (OPAC), Circulation, Patrons, User Services
Meetings: 1st Tuesday of the month @ 10:00 am PT / 1:00 pm ET / 17:00 UTC
Group leader(s): Bob Bennhoff
Topics: Multi-branch installations
Meetings: Meetings are on pause for now. Join and email the group if you’d like to initiate a meeting.
Group leader(s): Barbara Johnson
Topics: Configuring, populating, and maintaining the koha-US demonstration site; exploring uses for the demonstration site
Group leader(s): Lisette Scheer
Module Focus: Administration, System Preferences, Reports
Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of the month @ 8:00 am PT / 11:00 am ET / 15:00 UTC
Group leader(s): Lucas Gass
Topics: Koha UX/Interface design, HTML/JQuery/CSS customization, Plugins
Meetings: 3rd Thursday of the month @ 10:00 am PT / 1:00 pm ET / 17:00 UTC
Off-topic / Leisure Groups
Group leader(s): Margaret Hade, Lisette Scheer
Get together with fellow Koha users to unwind and de-stress.
The group will pick a book to read then meet via Zoom to discuss, chat, and work on personal craft projects together.
Meetings: Last Wednesday of the month @ 5:00 pm PT / 8:00 pm ET / 00:00 UTC (Thursday)
Interested in a topic that’s not listed? Let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org!