Teamwork makes the dream work
There’s no US without you. As an open source product, Koha is developed and supported by a global community of passionate people. User participation in the community is key to helping the software grow and thrive. koha-US is here to help drive that participation by providing users in the United States and beyond a vehicle to interact, share, and learn.
There are tons of ways you can get involved. Here are a few suggestions to get you started:
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Meetings & Conferences
Online meetings are open to any and all to discuss issues, ideas, and ask questions.
- Board Meetings – First Wednesday of the month.
- General Meetings – Second Wednesday of the month.
koha-US also holds an annual in-person conference at a location voted on by the membership. View archives of past conferences below, and watch our front page for news about upcoming events.
koha-US is happy to facilitate Koha user groups beyond our monthly general meetings. We can provide mailing lists, Zoom rooms, and a space on the website at your request to email@example.com.
- Regional User Groups: Usually share a common geographical area and meet regularly in-person
- Special Interest Groups: Share an interest in a specific area of Koha and meet regularly online
The koha-US mailing list is the best way to stay informed about meetings and happenings with the organization. It also provides an outlet to connect and share with other Koha users in the US.
koha-US fully supports the mission of the Koha community and encourages you to also join the global Koha mailing list to connect with users worldwide.
A primary function of the user group is to share, discuss and collaborate on issues and enhancements with Koha. koha-US maintains a list of discussed and still outstanding bugs in the official community bug tracker. Click below to see our most recently discussed bugs, view our full list of bugs, or submit a bug to add to our watch list.
koha-US is dedicated to the future of Koha. Development collaboration gives members the power to choose which developments koha-US helps fund. Members also help champion developments through the community development workflow so they are properly integrated into Koha. Check out our collaboration process and view what’s in the works.
Become a member
koha-US is a member-driven, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with a volunteer board.
Your membership and active involvement in the organization makes us stronger. Benefits of membership include:
- Voting on how development funds are spent
- Voting on conference location
- Voting on officers and bylaw changes
- Participation in our mentorship program
- Discounts on conference fees
Join a committee
Committee work is a great way to get involved. There are currently five active committees to choose from:
Share educational resources
The koha-us education committee welcomes submissions to be listed on our Learn page. Some suggestions for content include:
- Customization guides
- Set up instructions
- Cheat sheets
Part of a Global Community
koha-US is a proud partner in a Global Community. While we strive to be a hub for the US users of Koha, we also encourage those users, with the rest of the Koha community, to participate through the various resources listed here. If you see a resource is missing from this list, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for our consideration.