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KohaCon10: Kete & Koha

Walter McGinnis gave us a talk based on a paper that he wrote with Joann Ransom on integrating Kete with Koha. I have to admit, I talk a lot about Koha here, but I am a huge fan of Kete as well – and now the two tools can be integrated into each other!! Walter started by giving us a background of who he is. He does not have a  [ Read More ]

KohaCon10: Why I Love Koha

Lee Phillips from the Butte-Silver Bow Public Library was up next to tell us all why she loves Koha. However, instead of talking to us alone, she enlisted the help of her colleagues by sharing their Koha opinions with us in a video she recorded before leaving home for NZ. First up was Steph who says ‘the nicest thing for us is the adaptability.’ She also gave me a shout  [ Read More ]

KohaCon10: Keynote

First up this morning was Rosalie Blake, the librarian who made it possible for us all to be here in New Zealand celebrating 10 years of Koha! Rosalie talked to us about how Horowhenua became the “little library that could.” The library bought their first computers in 1988. In 1997 the Horowhenua Library Trust was formed to make decisions about the library funding. They made it clear that while computers  [ Read More ]

KohaCon10: What is a Koha?

My first post in New Zealand will cover a huge pet peeve of mine and something very important to be aware of before KohaCon starts. Reading my writing on various sites and mailing lists you have probably figured out that a pet peeve of mine is when people refer to Koha as KOHA. Koha is not an acronym, the letters don’t stand for anything fancy, it actually has it roots  [ Read More ]

Heading to New Zealand for KohaCon10

For those who follow me on other sites know that I’m heading to New Zealand for KohaCon 2010. I mention this because my posts here will consist of conference summaries and then will probably become quite quiet while I travel around the country. Be sure to keep an eye out for pictures on my Flickr account and regular posting will resume when I return in November! Technorati Tags: kohacon10

KohaCon10 Call for Proposals

The official call for proposals for KohaCon10 has been made. If you’re joining us in NZ in October, please think about sharing your Koha knowledge, tips, and ideas with us! Submit as many proposals as you want. Technorati Tags: koha

Bookmarks for July

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Bookmarks for July

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Bookmarks for July

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Bookmarks for July

Today I found the following resources and bookmarked them on ...

Bookmarks for July

Today I found the following resources and bookmarked them on ...